- Hashta nakshatra consists of five prominently easily visible stars of the constellation known as the Corvi (the crow), which lies below the constellation of Virgo.
- These five stars, whose grouping was seen by the ancient Vedic seers as resembling the top of a hand (five fingertips), known in modern astronomy as the Alpha-Corvi, Beta-Corvi, Delta-Corvi, Gamma-Corvi, Epsilon-Corvi.
- It lies very close to the right-hand side of Spica, one of the brightest stars and can thus be easily spotted despite its relative faintness.
Hashta Nakshatra Male Characteristics
- The make native of this nakshatra will be of a cool and calm nature. He tends to have a very charming smile that tends to readily attract members of the opposite sex.
- This nakshatra native is always ready to help the needy. He helps each and everyone without any expectations in return. Deception is not in his creed, he will never tend to cheat others at any cost. As far as living is concerned, he loves to lead a simple life, even if he is rich. He doesn’t believe in flaunting his wealth.
Professional Life: The native of this nakshatra is very disciplined and professional. The people quickly grow to lead their organizations and become businessmen.
Health: The native of this nakshatra will likely catch a cold and cough frequently, especially during the changing weather. So he must take good care of himself so he has to not develop asthma in the future.
Hashta Nakshatra Female Characteristics
The female native of this nakshatra is naturally shy. She has great regard for the elders. She is a person who doesn’t like to be ordered around. She is outspoken and does not care about the impact her words might have on the other person. This can be a reason why some relatives may resent her behavior.
Professional Life: Usually it is observed that the females of this nakshatra do not work because there is no financial compulsion because her husband and in-laws are well-off. However, when she is married into a house with a humble background, she is usually seen working in fields as farmers or at construction sites.
Health: The female native of this nakshatra is god-gifted with good health, but is prone to minor health issues which include high blood pressure, Varicose veins, and asthma at the later stages of their life.
Hasta Nakshatra Padas (Quarters):
1st Pada: The first pada or quarter of the asterism 10 00’- 13”20’ Virgo falls in Aries Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. This pada results in exhibiting high energy associated with determination & will power which makes one an expert in almost every activity that they undertake. The professions which relate to Mathematics, Military, and surgical skills are enhanced here.
2nd Pada: The second pada or quarter of this asterism 13”20’- 16”40’ Virgo falls in Taurus navamsa ruled by Venus. The emphasis here is on down to earth practicality.
3rd Pada: The third pada or quarter of this asterism 16 40’- 20”00’ Virgo falls in Gemini Navamsa ruled by Mercury. This is the pada of the merchant trader and business person. The emphasis here is on the career.
4th Pada: The fourth pada or quarter of this asterism 20 00’-23”20’ Virgo falls in Cancer navamsa are led by Moon. The focus here is on family life and communal co-existence. This pada promises material security at the same time promotes suspicion towards anything foreign. This pada consists of all the best and the worst qualities of this Nakshatra.
Lucky Colors: Deep Green
Lucky Stones: Pearl
Advantages of wearing Pearl
- Wearing a pearl stone enhances the power of the moon, which signifies softness, charming eyes, love, family life, steady mind, and other good things.
- A person suffering from tensed minds, indecisiveness, depression and instability in life is advised to wear a pearl stone.
- Pearl stone is recommended for people who have anger and temper issues.
Remedies for Hasta Nakshatra
- One can strengthen this nakshatra’s good qualities by worshiping the Sun and other creative forces at sunrise. All the remedial measures normally associated with the sun can be applied to this nakshatra.
- Worship of Lord Vishnu or any of Vishnu’s incarnation us a way of getting in touch with the higher energies of this nakshatra.
- A person who is benefitting from the positive energy of this nakshatra can increase the good effects in the ways mentioned above.
- It is helpful for them to wear lighter shades.
- Following Hasta favorable directions, colors, numbers, letters and worshipping Serpent deities, the natives can expect significant changes and improvements in the standard of life.