The nakshatra which spreads from 0 degrees to 13 degrees 20 minutes of Mesha Rashi is called Ashwini. This is the first nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Ashwini corresponds to the head of Aries which includes the stars β and γ Arietis. Ashwini is also called Ashwayuja in the Vedas.
Characteristics of those born in Ashwini Nakshatra are:
Those born in Ashwini Nakshatra should avoid important events on these days and also avoid partnership with those belonging to these Nakshatras.
Those born in Ashwini Nakshatra are prone to these health issues:
The first pada/charana of Ashwini Nakshatra suffers from Gandanta dosha. Gandanta Shanti may be performed. Those born with Gandanta dosha can bring ill repute and embarrassment to the family.
Being intelligent, smart, and hardworking, those born in Ashwini Nakshatra will do well in their career. They have to keep control over their temper and impulsive nature. Some of the suitable careers for those born in Ashwini Nakshatra are:
No. Those born in Ashwini Nakshatra should not wear diamonds. It is harmful.
The starting letter of the name as per Avakahadadi system for Ashwini Nakshatra is:
First pada/charana - चू (Chu)
Second pada/charana - चे (Che)
Third pada/charana - चो (Cho)
Fourth pada/charana - ला (La)
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 Ashwini Nakshatra are - अं, क्ष, च, छ, ज, झ, ञ, य, र, ल, व
Those born in Ashwini Nakshatra do not like to be under someone's control. They should look for a life partner who would respect their individuality. They will be faithful to the spouse. They are protective and caring. They would gladly take up and deliver family responsibilities. They are of a simple nature and can easily accommodate and adjust to the needs of the spouse. They would maintain good relations with parents and siblings even after marriage.
Periods of Sun, Mars, and Jupiter are generally unfavorable for those born in Ashwini Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.
ॐ अश्विनीकुमाराभ्यां नमः
om ashvineekumaaraabhyaam namah'
Glory of Venkatesha
Story of Sri Yantra