Magha Nakshatra

Magha Nakshatra symbol throne


The Nakshatra which spreads from 0 degrees to 13 degrees 20 minutes of Simha Rashi is called Magha (मघा). This is the tenth Nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Magha corresponds to Regulus. 


Traits of those born in Magha Nakshatra are:

  • Inquisitive
  • Self-respect
  • Skillful at work
  • Short-tempered
  • Righteous
  • Handsome/pretty
  • Wealthy
  • Do not like to work under others
  • Openly express what they think
  • Enjoy life
  • Tendency to flaunt
  • Can keep secrets
  • Support from authorities
  • Good public relations
  • Power to influence others
  • Energetic
  • Responsible
  • Powerful
  • Sportsman spirit
  • Helpful
  • Reliable
  • Brave
  • Ambitious
  • Tendency to fight
  • Romantic 


ॐ पितृभ्यो नमः

om pitri'bhyo namah'


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ENERGETIC Vedic Chant to Pitrus (पितृ) to get Blessings | Ghana Patha | Yajur Veda | Sri K. Suresh


Unfavorable Nakshatras

  • Uttara Phalguni
  • Chitra
  • Vishakha
  • Purva Bhadrapada Meena Rashi
  • Uttara Bhadrapada
  • Revati

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

Health issues

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

  • Heart diseases
  • Back pain
  • Palpitations
  • Fainting
  • Kidney stone
  • Cholera
  • Mental disorders 

Suitable career

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

  • Contractor
  • Medicines and chemicals
  • Criminology
  • Defense service
  • Doctor
  • Imitation jewelry
  • Weapons 

Can Magha Nakshatra wear diamond?

Not favorable. 

Lucky stone

Cat's eye 

Favorable color


Names for Magha Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - मा (Ma)
  • Second charana - मी (Mi)
  • Third charana - मू (Mu)
  • Fourth charana - मे (Me)

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 Magha Nakshatra are - त, थ, द, ध, न, य, र, ल, व, ए, ऐ, ह ( Ta, Tha, Da, Dha, Na, Ya, Ra, La, Va, E, Ai, Ha) 


Women born in Magha Nakshatra are considered to be blessed. They will have a good married life, but mental stress also will be there. 


Periods of Surya, Mangala/Kuja, and Brihaspati are generally unfavorable for those born in Magha Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.

Magha Nakshatra

  • Lord - Forefathers (Pitrus)
  • Ruling planet - Ketu
  • Animal - Mouse
  • Tree - Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis)
  • Bird - Crow pheasant (Centropus sinensis)
  • Bhuta - Jalam
  • Gana - Asura
  • Yoni - Mouse (Male)
  • Nadi - Antya
  • Symbol - Throne


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