Pushya Nakshatra

 

The nakshatra which spreads from 3 degrees 20 minutes to 16 degrees 40 minutes of Karka Rashi is called Pushya ( पुष्यः ). This is the eighth nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Pushya corresponds to γ, δ, and θ Cancri.



Characteristics

Traits of those born in Pushya Nakshatra are:

  • Cheerful
  • Short-tempered
  • Effective communication skills
  • Smart and efficient
  • Good general knowledge
  • Hard-working
  • Ability to face failures
  • Homely
  • Difficult childhood
  • Low immunity
  • Brave
  • Popular
  • Law-abiding
  • Systematic
  • Righteous
  • Wealthy

 

Unfavorable Nakshatras 

  • Magha
  • Uttara Phalguni
  • Chitra
  • Dhanishta Kumbha Rashi
  • Shatabhisha
  • Purva Bhadrapada Kumbha Rashi

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

 

Health issues

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

  • Tuberculosis
  • Cancer
  • Jaundice
  • Pyorrhea
  • Eczema
  • Scurvy
  • Ulcer
  • Liver stone
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Nausea

 

Suitable career

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

  • Mining
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Forest department
  • Farming
  • Underground construction
  • Security
  • Prison officer
  • Judge
  • Geology
  • Hydrology

 

Can Pushya Nakshatra wear diamond?

Not favorable.

 

Lucky stone

Blue Sapphire

 

Favorable colors 

Black, dark blue, white

 

Names for Pushya Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - हू (Hu)
  • Second charana - हे (He)
  • Third charana - हो (Ho)
  • Fourth charana - डा(Da)

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 Pushya Nakshatra are - ट, ठ, ड, ढ, प, फ, ब, भ, म, स ( T'a, T'ha, D'a, D'ha, Pa, Pha, Ba, Bha, Ma, Sa)

 

Marriage

Women born in Pushya Nakshatra may have a difficult married life. Earnest effort should be made to keep temper under control.

 

Remedies

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

 

Mantra

ॐ बृहस्पतये नमः

om brihaspataye namah'

 

Pushya Nakshatra

  • Lord - Brihaspati
  • Ruling planet - Shani
  • Animal - Goat
  • Tree - Peepal (Ficus religiosa)
  • Bird - Crow pheasant ( Centropus sinensis )
  • Bhuta - Jalam
  • Gana - Deva
  • Yoni - Goat (Male)
  • Nadi - Madhya
  • Symbol - Cow's udder

 

Author

Ramaswamy Sastry and Vighnesh Ghanapaathi

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