Purva Bhadra Nakshatra

Purva Bhadra Nakshatra symbol sword


The Nakshatra which spreads from 20 degrees of Kumbha Rashi to 3 degrees 20 minutes of Meena Rashi is called Purva Bhadra/Purva Bhadrapada  (पूर्वभाद्रपदा). This is the 25th nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Purva Bhadra corresponds to α Markab and β Pegasi. 


Traits of those born in Purva Bhadra Nakshatra are: 

Common to both Rashis

  • Intelligent
  • Righteous
  • Honest 
  • Bold
  • Spiritual
  • Long life
  • Healthy
  • Good career
  • Traditional
  • Broadminded
  • Caring
  • Look for win-win deals
  • Independent decision making
  • Hard-working
  • Firm opinions
  • Always under stress
  • Visionary 

Only for Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Kumbha Rashi

  • Reliable
  • Selfless
  • Systematic
  • Optimist
  • Lethargic 

Only for Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Meena Rashi

  • Charitable
  • Kind
  • Humble
  • Interest in arts and music
  • Interest in literature
  • Law-abiding  


ॐ अजैकपदे नमः

Om ajaikapade namah'


Click below to listen to Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Mantra 


Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra Mantra 108 Times | Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra Devta Mantra | Vedic Mantra


Unfavorable Nakshatras 

  • Revati
  • Bharani
  • Rohini
  • Purva Bhadra Kumbha Rashi - Uttara Phalguni Kanya Rashi, Hasta, Chitra Kanya Rashi
  • Purva Bhadra Meena Rashi - Chitra Tula Rashi, Swati, Vishakha Tula Rashi

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

Health issues

Those born in Purva Bhadra Nakshatra are prone to these health issues: 

Purva Bhadra Kumbha Rashi 

  • Low B.P.
  • Swelling in ankles
  • Heart diseases
  • Edema 

Purva Bhadra Meena Rashi

  • Swelling in legs
  • Gout
  • Liver diseases
  • Intestinal diseases
  • Hernia
  • Jaundice
  • Diarrhea 

Suitable career

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

Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Kumbha Rashi

  • Astrology
  • Mathematics
  • Government job
  • Stock market
  • Research
  • International business
  • Finance profession
  • Investigation
  • Aviation
  • Insurance
  • Temple related
  • Medicines 

Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Meena Rashi

  • Teaching
  • Politics
  • Adviser
  • Legal profession
  • Criminology
  • Finance profession
  • Prison officer
  • Health Industry
  • Rescue & Rehabilitation
  • Planning
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Doctor
  • Banking
  • Foreign exchange 

Can Purva Bhadra Nakshatra wear diamond?

  • Purva Bhadra Kumbha Rashi - Yes
  • Purva Bhadra Meena Rashi - No 

Lucky stone

Yellow Sapphire. 

Favorable colors

  • Purva Bhadra Kumbha Rashi - Black, dark blue
  • Purva Bhadra Meena Rashi - Yellow 

Names for Purva Bhadra Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - से (Se)
  • Second charana - सो (So)
  • Third charana - दा (Da)
  • Fourth charana - दी (Di)

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 Purva Bhadra Nakshatra are -

  • Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Kumbha Rashi - ए, ऐ, ह, अं, क्ष, त, थ, द, ध, न (e, ai, ha, am, ksha, ta, tha, da, dha, na)
  • Purva Bhadra Nakshatra Meena Rashi - ओ, औ, क, ख, ग, घ, प, फ, ब, भ, म (o, au, ka, kha, ga, gha, pa, pha, ba, bha, ma) 


Women born in Purva Bhadra Nakshatra may have an early marriage and good married life. Discipline and traditions are main features of the family life of those born in this Nakshatra. 


Periods of Chandra, Buddha, and Shukra are generally unfavorable for those born in Purva Bhadra Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.

Purva Bhadra Nakshatra

  • Lord - Ajaikapad
  • Ruling planet - Guru/Brihaspati
  • Animal - Man
  • Tree - Mango tree (Mangifera indica)
  • Bird - Peacock
  • Bhuta - Akasha
  • Gana - Manushya
  • Yoni - Lion (Male)
  • Nadi - Adya
  • Symbol - Sword


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