Nakshatras are classified based on the
directions faced by them into those facing down, facing up or facing straight.
Their suitability for starting various events is described below.
Adhomukha Nakshatras ( facing down )
Nakshatras –Krittika, Aslesha, Magha, Purva Phalguni , Vishakha, Mula, Purvashadha,
Suitable Events – Digging of well / pond / lake,
Digging foundation for Temple / House,
Any event where going in depth is required such as advanced
studies, crime investigation.
Urdhwamukha ( facing up )
Nakshatra – Rohini, Ardra, Pushya, Uttara
phalguni, Uttarashadha, Shravana, Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Uttara Bhadrapada
Suitable Events – New government taking
Any event where growth is primary such as expansion
of business into new areas
Tiryangmukha ( facing straight )
Nakshatra – Ashwini, Mrigashirsha, Punarvasu, Hasta, Chitra, Swati,
Anuradha, Jyeshtha, Revati
Suitable Events – Sowing seeds
Any event where stability is the primary
concern such as starting fitness exercise , peace initiatives