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Vishakha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Ashwini - The First Nakshatra ruled by Ketu

The sixteenth constellation, sign ruled by Venus (Libra) for the first two third parts and by Mars (Scorpio) for the next one third parts and the star is governed by Jupiter.

Triumphal arch or a potter's wheel
Fork shaped or with branches
Indra, the kings of demigods and Agni, the fire god
20.00 Libra to 3.20 Scorpio
Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Iota Librae
Varna (Caste)
Mleccha (Outcast)
Guna (Quality)
Sattwic (Pure)
Gana (Nature)
Rakshasa (Demonic)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Ti as in Teekha, Tu as in Tuesday, Te as in Taylor, To as in Tommy

Part of the body: Lower abdomen, bladder, genital organs, rectum, colon and prostate gland.

Diseases: Deficiency of adrenal secretion, skin eruption, diabetes, insulin deficient, vertigo, diseases of the womb, prostrate gland enlargement, urinary trouble, abnormal bleeding during menses, renal stones.

Profession: Bank official, judge, criminal lawyer, insurance agent, chemical and drugs manufacturers, share brokers, service in customs, port trust, harbor, defense department, defense ministry, traveling agent, tourist officer, shipping, air travel and dealings with foreigners.

Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016