The Nakshatras in Vedic astrology are lunar constellations, and directly manifest its expressions. The Moon changes signs (houses) about every 2.3 days. It takes 28 days to move through the twelve zodiac signs, translating into two weeks of a waxing (bright half) Moon and two weeks of a waning (dark half) Moon. The Moon is related to our intuition, intelligence and our natural emotions. The 28 Nakshatras deal with these ever-changing feelings and emotions based on the Moon’s position.
(Dhanishta — Ranges from degrees 23°20′ in Capricorn to 6°40′ in the Aquarius sign)
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Characteristics:
Those natives born in the Dhanishta Nakshatra are courageous, rich and love music
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Symbol: Musical drum
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Lord: Mars
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Deity: The eight Vasus, the solar gods of energy and light
Shakti (power to/of…): Power to give abundance and fame
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Caste: Shoodra
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Nature: The movable or ephemeral (Chara)
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Gana: Rakshasa (demon)
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Rashi/Zodiac: yam, ram
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Marriage: Not Aauspicious
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Translation: The richest, most beneficent
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Controlling/Rulling Planet: Mars
Ruling Deity of Mars: Muruga
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Number: 23
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Gender: Female
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Gemstone: Coral
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Lucky letters: G
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Lucky Colour: Silver Grey
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Lucky or Favourable Numbers: 9
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Common Name: Indian Mesquite, Vanni, Kejari
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Astronomical Name: Beta Delphinum
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Botanical Name: Prosopis cinenaria
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Element: Ether
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Guna: Tamasic
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Dosha: Pitta
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Bird: Golden Bee
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Yoni/Animal name: A Female Lion
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Tree: Shami
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Male Characteristics:
The native born in the Dhanishta Nakshatra will be an expert at his work. He is very intelligent and has good general knowledge. He resents doing anything by thought, word or deed that may cause problems for others. It has been observed that he possesses a religious spirit. He does not like to stray too much from his sphere of activities. Also, he avoids arguments unless they become absolutely necessary. This native is, however, vindictive, and has great reserves of patience, so that he will wait for ages and ages for the right time to get his pound of flesh back.
Education, sources of income/profession:
It has been observed that the natives of this Nakshatra turn out to be scientists or historians. As they are very good at keeping a secret, they are well-suited for intelligence agencies, or the private secretaries of business tycoons. He is way ahead of others in intelligence and oratory. So he can make a good lawyer too. He will make good progress after the age of 24. He is likely to get engaged in a profession where he will have to trust others, but he must ensure that he does not do it blindly.
As far as his family is concerned he will have the dominant hand. His relatives may keep creating problems for him out of jealousy. He favours his siblings. He will inherit a lot of ancestral property. However, he may not get along too well with his in-laws. If he has any limitations, they will be made good by the stars of his spouse, who will be literally an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi.
The health of the native born in this Nakshatra will not be very good. He will not be very conscious of taking preventive care, but will swing into action only when some health problem aggravates. He is prone to cough, cold and anemia.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Female Characteristics:
She is very ambitious in life and is also prone to blowing up her money unnecessarily. However, she is of a humble disposition. She has great compassion for the under-privileged. She can tend to be dominant, but will have to curb this tendency in the best interest of her family.
Education, sources of Income/profession:
The female of the Dhanishta Nakshatra tends to have a little bit of a variety of talents. Some may want to go into the field of education, some into literature and yet others may want to pursue a career in sciences.
The female native of this Nakshatra will be an expert in running the domestic affairs.
The female natives of the Dhanishta Nakshatra are very careless about their health, until a problem becomes very severe. They are generally prone to health problems such as anemia, uterus disturbances, cough and blood-related ailments.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Astrology:
This Nakshatra is governed by Mars. It ranges from from 23°-20′ in Makar or Capricorn to 6°-40′ in Kumbha or Aquarius zodiac. The first half of this Nakshatra comes under the sign Makar, the other half comes under the sign Kumbha. Though both these signs are ruled by Saturn, their characteristics differ. However, as a general rule, men born in this Nakshatra are thin and tall, while women look younger than they actually are. Both are intelligent and versatile and like to keep themselves occupied all the time.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Prediction 2019:
2019 foresees that you’ll lead a life with necessary comforts. You are likely to gain through inheritance or through your social contacts. You will develop a liking for religion, science, invention and all matters connected with philosophy and a higher state of mind. The year indicates that you will be proud of yourself and you will be getting into ego clashes with your colleagues and loved ones. Your hidden enemies among close relatives are likely to trouble you. You may also be required to channelize your energy by practicing various physical activities on a regular bases to avoid health problems.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra Padas:
Dhanishtha Nakshatra 1st Pada: The first pada of this Nakshatra comes in the Leo Navamsa and is ruled by the Sun. It combines the effects of Mars, Saturn and the Sun, while concentrating on material achievements. Except for marriage, the native will achieve success in all fields.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra 2nd Pada: The second pada of this Nakshatra comes in the Virgo Navamsa ruled by Mercury. Here the native’s communication skills are good. Again marriage is difficult here, but athletic and musical skills will surface.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra 3rd Pada: The third pada of this Nakshatra comes in the Libra Navamsa ruled by Venus. It makes the native happy-go-lucky. Here marriage will be a success. The native will excel in performing arts, astrology, and spirituality.
Dhanishtha Nakshatra 4th Pada: The fourth pada comes in the Scorpio Navamsa ruled by Mars. There is a surfeit of energy, and the native will excel in outdoor games, and physical activities will require a lot of energy. The native will care for the under-privileged, but will not be able to avoid the friction at home.