Shravana Nakshatra

Shravana Nakshatra symbol ear


The Nakshatra which spreads from 10 degrees to 23 degrees 20 minutes of Makara Rashi is called Shravana (श्रवणः). This is the 22nd Nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Shravana corresponds to α Altair, β and γ Aquilae. 


Traits of those born in Shravana Nakshatra are:

  • Dignified behavior
  • Charitable
  • Hard-working
  • Helpful
  • Sweet talking
  • A lot of friends
  • Religious
  • Ambitious
  • Fortune away from home
  • Financial discipline
  • Ability to face challenges
  • Systematic
  • Righteous
  • Family-oriented
  • Caring
  • Idealistic political thoughts
  • Alert
  • Faithful
  • Do not like to take risks
  • Optimistic
  • Brave
  • Wealthy 


ॐ विष्णवे नमः

om vishnave namah'


Click below to listen to Shravana Nakshatra Mantra 


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Unfavorable Nakshatras

  • Shatabhisha
  • Uttara Bhadrapada
  • Ashwini
  • Magha
  • Purva Phalguni
  • Uttara Phalguni Simha Rashi

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

Health issues

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

  • Eczema
  • Skin diseases
  • Boils
  • Arthritis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Filariasis
  • Edema
  • Leprosy 

Suitable career

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

  • Refrigeration
  • Cold storage
  • Ice cream
  • Drier
  • Mining
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Water-related
  • Fishing
  • Farming
  • Pearl
  • Leather
  • Nurse
  • Magic 

Can Shravana Nakshatra wear diamond?


Lucky stone


Favorable colors

White, black 

Names for Shravana Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - खी (Khi)
  • Second charana - खू (Khu)
  • Third charana - खे (Khe)
  • Fourth charana - खो (Kho)

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 Shravana Nakshatra are - स, ओ, औ, ट ठ, ड, ढ (sa, o, au, t'a t'ha, d'a, d'ha) 


Marriage, in general, will be comfortable. The family will progress. Women born in Shravana Nakshatra will get good husbands and are lucky. 


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

Shravana Nakshatra

  • Lord - Vishnu
  • Ruling planet - Chandra
  • Animal - Monkey (female)
  • Tree - Crown flower (Calotropis gigantea)
  • Bird - Cock 
  • Bhuta - Vayu
  • Gana - Deva
  • Yoni - Monkey (Male)
  • Nadi - Antya
  • Symbol - Ear




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