Bharani Nakshatra

Bharani Nakshatra Symbol


The Nakshatra which spreads from 13 degrees 20 minutes to 26 degrees 40 minutes of Mesha Rashi is called Bharani (भरणी). This is the second nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Bharani corresponds to 35, 39, and 41 Arietis. Bharani is called Apabharani in Sanskrit (अपभरणी). Bharani belongs to the Ugra-nakshatra category (cruel stars). 


Characteristics of those born in Bharani Nakshatra are:

  • Attractive behavior
  • Pleasing manners
  • Honest
  • Skillful
  • Adventurous
  • Enjoys life
  • Wealthy
  • Prone to false accusations and ill repute
  • Goal-oriented work
  • Hard-hearted
  • Interested in arts
  • Sees negative side of everything
  • Healthy
  • Robust physique
  • Lack of self-control in sensual matters
  • Never get results proportionate to hard work they do
  • Prone to smoking and drinking habits
  • Selfish
  • Belief in fate
  • Thankless 


ॐ यमाय नमः

om yamaaya namah'


Click below to listen to Bharani Nakshatra Mantra 


Bharani Nakshatra Mantra 108 Times | Bharani Nakshatra Devta Mantra | Nakshatra Vedic Mantra Jaap


Unfavorable Nakshatras

  • Rohini
  • Ardra
  • Pushya
  • Vishakha 4th pada
  • Anuradha
  • Jyeshta

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

Health issues

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

  • Injury near eyes
  • Venereal diseases
  • Skin diseases
  • Chills
  • Heat-related diseases
  • Fever 

Suitable Career

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

  • Entertainment
  • Film and Media Industry
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Advertisement
  • Silver Industry
  • Silk Industry
  • Automobiles
  • Fertilizer Industry
  • Rearing of animals
  • Veterinary doctor
  • Tea & Coffee Industry
  • Restaurant
  • Criminology
  • Skin and cosmetics-related professions
  • Leather Industry
  • Construction
  • Engineer
  • Surgeon
  • Gynecologist
  • Venereologist
  • Farming
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Optician
  • Plastic
  • Sports equipment
  • Meat Industry 

Can Bharani Nakshatra wear diamond?

Yes. The ruling planet of Bharani Nakshatra is Shukra. Diamond is favorable. 

Lucky stone


Favorable color

White, sandal. 

Names for Bharani Nakshatra

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

  • First pada/charana - ली (Li)
  • Second pada/charana - लू (Lu)
  • Third pada/charana - ले (Le)
  • Fourth pada/charana - लो (Lo)

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 Bharani Nakshatra are - अं, क्ष, च, छ, ज, झ, ञ, य, र, ल, व 


Selfishness can become detrimental to smooth married life. Those born in Bharani Nakshatra should make a conscious effort to understand the needs of their life partner and make room for them. Ego is another factor they should try to keep under control. While their inclination to enjoyment can make marital life lively they should be careful not to overindulge in sensual pursuits.



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

Bharani Nakshatra

  • Lord - Yama
  • Ruling planet - Shukra
  • Animal - Elephant
  • Tree - Gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica)
  • Bird - Shikra (Accipiter badius)
  • Bhuta - Prithvi
  • Gana - Manushya
  • Yoni - Elephant (Male)
  • Nadi - Madhya
  • Symbol - Triangle


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