Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra symbol hammock


The Nakshatra which spreads from 13 degrees 20 minutes to 26 degrees 40 minutes of Simha Rashi is called Purva Phalguni (पूर्व्वफल्गुनी). This is the eleventh Nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Purvaphalguni corresponds to δ Zosma and θ Chertan Leonis. 


Traits of those born in Purvaphalguni Nakshatra are:

  • Handsome/pretty
  • Skillful
  • Commanding power
  • Sweet talking
  • Leadership qualities
  • Righteous
  • Self respect
  • Decency
  • Interest in arts and music
  • Do not like to obey others
  • Kind
  • Sympathetic
  • Honest
  • Alert
  • Enjoys life
  • Attractive personality
  • Excessive sensuality
  • Women fond of flaunting
  • Women of daring nature 


ॐ अर्यम्णे नमः

om aryamne namah'


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Unfavorable Nakshatras

  • Hasta
  • Swathy
  • Anuradha
  • Purva Bhadrapada Meena Rashi
  • Uttara Bhadrapada
  • Revati Meena Rashi

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

Health issues

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

  • Infertility
  • Issues in the reproductive system
  • Heart diseases
  • Spine disorder
  • Blood disorders
  • Blood pressure
  • Leg pain
  • Nerve problems
  • Swelling in ankles 

Suitable career

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

  • Government service
  • Travel
  • Transport
  • Radio jockey
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Cinema
  • Hotel
  • Story telling
  • Honey making
  • Salt Industry
  • Vehicles
  • Museum
  • Antiques
  • Sports
  • Cattle farm
  • Veterinary doctor
  • Venerologist
  • Gynecologist
  • Surgeon
  • Leather and bone Industry
  • Teacher
  • Academician
  • Glass
  • Opticals
  • Cigarettes
  • Prison officer 

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Lucky stone


Favorable colors

White, light blue, red 

Names for Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - मो (Mo)
  • Second charana - टा (Ta)
  • Third charana - टी (Ti)
  • Fourth charana - टू (Tu)

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 Phalguni 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) 


Those born in Purvaphalguni Nakshatra are kind, caring and sympathetic. Women should be careful not to develop dominating nature. 


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

 Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • Lord - Aryama
  • Ruling planet - Shukra
  • Animal - Mouse
  • Tree - Palasha (Butea monosperma)
  • Bird - Crow pheasant (Centropus sinensis)
  • Bhuta - Jalam
  • Gana - Manushya
  • Yoni - Mouse (Female)
  • Nadi - Madhya
  • Symbol - Hammock





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