Ashlesha Nakshatra

Ashlesha Nakshatra symbol serpent


The Nakshatra which spreads from 16 degrees 40 minutes to 30 degrees of Karka Rashi is called Ashlesha (आश्लेषा). This is the ninth nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Ashlesha corresponds to δ, ε, η, ρ, and σ Hydrae. 


Traits of those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra are:

  • Daring nature
  • Skeptical
  • Contradictions in character
  • Go-getter
  • Smart
  • Selfish
  • Aggressive
  • Good communication skills
  • Writing skills
  • Knows many languages
  • Bad friendship
  • Interest in music and arts
  • Interest in literature
  • Fond of traveling
  • Envy
  • Lack of gratitude
  • Highlights negatives in life
  • Wealthy
  • Quick response
  • Enjoys life
  • Women good at managing home 


ॐ सर्पेभ्यो नमः

om sarpebhyo namah'


Click below to listen to Ashlesha Nakshatra Mantra 


Ashlesha Nakshatra Mantra 108 Times | Ashlesha Nakshatra Devta Mantra | Ashlesha Nakshatra Mantra



Unfavorable Nakshatras 

  • Purva Phalguni
  • Hasta
  • Swati
  • Dhanishta Kumbha Rashi
  • Shatabhisha
  • Purva Bhadrapada Kumbha Rashi

Those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra should avoid important events on these days and also avoid partnership with those belonging to these Nakshatras. 

Health issues

Those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra are prone to these health issues:

  • Rheumatism
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Edema
  • Jaundice
  • Neurological issues
  • Anxiety
  • Mental disorders
  • Indigestion
  • Cold, cough
  • Knee pain
  • Pain in the legs
  • Kidney diseases 

Suitable career

Some of the suitable careers for those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra are:

  • Trading
  • Broker
  • Commission agent
  • Art
  • Music
  • Import / Export
  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Color and Ink Industry
  • Data entry
  • Auditor
  • Translator
  • Diplomat
  • Travel agent
  • Tour guide
  • Attendant
  • Nurse
  • Mathematician
  • Astrologer
  • Engineer
  • Irrigation
  • Garments
  • Contractor
  • Stationery shop
  • Paper Industry 

Can Ashlesha Nakshatra wear diamond?

Not favorable. 

Lucky stone


Favorable colors

Green, white 

Names for Ashlesha Nakshatra

The starting letter of the name as per Avakahadadi system for Ashlesha Nakshatra is:

  • First charana - डी (Di)
  • Second charana - डू (Du)
  • Third charana - डे (De)
  • Fourth charana - डो (Do)

These letters can be used for the traditional Nakshatra name kept at the time of the naming ceremony.

In some communities, the names of the grandparents are kept during the naming ceremony. There is no harm in following that system.

Shastra prescribes that the official name kept for records and all practical purposes should be different from this. It is called Vyavaharika nama. The Nakshatra name as per the above system should be known only to close family members.

Letters that you should avoid in the official name for those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra are - ट, ठ, ड, ढ, प, फ, ब, भ, म, स ( T'a, T'ha, D'a, D'ha, Pa, Pha, Ba, Bha, Ma, Sa) 


Women born in Ashlesha Nakshatra may have a difficult married life. They should try to keep their dominating nature under control. Those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra should keep control over their suspecting nature. They have a tendency to hide which should be avoided. 


Periods of Chandra, Shukra, Rahu are generally unfavorable for those born in Ashlesha Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.

Ashlesha Nakshatra

  • Lord - Naga (Serpent)
  • Ruling planet - Budha
  • Animal - Black cat
  • Tree - Ceylon Ironwood (Musua ferrea)
  • Bird - Crow pheasant (Centropus sinensis)
  • Bhuta - Jalam
  • Gana - Asura
  • Yoni - Cat (Male)
  • Nadi - Antya
  • Symbol - Serpent




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