Shatabhisha Nakshatra

Shatabhisha Nakshatra symbol circle


The Nakshatra which spreads from 6 degrees 40 minutes to 20 degrees of Kumbha Rashi is called Shatabhisha (शतभिषा). This is the 24th Nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Shatabhisha corresponds to γ Aquarii Sadachbia. 


Traits of those born in Shatabhisha Nakshatra are:

  • Independent-minded
  • Active
  • Dignified behavior
  • Idealistic
  • Charitable
  • Capable of defeating opponents
  • Adventurous
  • Courage to talk openly
  • Many enemies
  • Traditional
  • Interest in occult
  • Spiritual
  • Helpful
  • More attached to mother
  • Honest
  • Brave 


ॐ वरुणाय नमः

om varunaya namah'


Click below to listen to Shatabhisha Nakshatra Mantra 


Shatabhisha Nakshatra Mantra 108 Times | Shatabhisha Nakshatra Devta Mantra | Vedic Mantra


Unfavorable Nakshatras

  • Uttara Bhadrapada
  • Ashwini
  • Krittika
  • Uttara Phalguni Kanya Rashi
  • Hasta
  • Chitra Kanya Rashi

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

Health issues

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

  • Arthritis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart problems
  • Leg fracture
  • Eczema
  • Leprosy 

Suitable career

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

  • Astrology
  • Scientist
  • Electricity related
  • Nuclear science
  • Aviation
  • Wind energy
  • Mechanic
  • Laboratory
  • Leather
  • Statistics
  • Public distribution
  • Prison officer
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Secret agent 

Can Shatabhisha Nakshatra wear diamond?


Lucky stone

Gomeda (Hessonite) 

Favorable colors


Names for Shatabhisha Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - गो (Go)
  • Second charana - सा (Sa)
  • Third charana - सी (Si)
  • Fourth charana - सू (Su)

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 Shatabhisha Nakshatra are - ए, ऐ, ह, अं, क्ष, त, थ, द, ध, न (e, ai, ha, am, ksha, ta, tha, da, dha, na) 


Marriage, in general, will be happy and prosperous. Women born in Shatabhisha may face difficulties in marriage. 


Periods of Surya, Shani, and Ketu are generally unfavorable for those born in Shatabhisha Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.

Shatabhisha Nakshatra

  • Lord - Varuna
  • Ruling planet - Rahu
  • Animal - Horse
  • Tree - Burflower tree (Anthocephalus candamba)
  • Bird - Peacock 
  • Bhuta - Akasha
  • Gana - Asura
  • Yoni - Horse (Female)
  • Nadi - Adya
  • Symbol - Circle


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