Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra symbol hammock


The nakshatra which spreads from 26 degrees 40 minutes of Simha Rashi to 10 degrees of Kanya Rashi is called Uttara Phalguni (उत्तरफल्गुनी). This is the 12th nakshatra in Vedic Astronomy. In Modern Astronomy, Uttara Phalguni corresponds to Denebola. 


Traits of those born in Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra are: 

Common to both Rashis

  • Powerful
  • Earns respect
  • Noble
  • Pure
  • Open-minded
  • Wealthy
  • Optimist
  • Leadership qualities
  • Hard-working
  • Self-centered
  • Learned
  • Popular
  • Kind 

Only for Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Simha Rashi

  • Ambitious
  • Independent
  • Authoritative
  • Energetic
  • Cheerful
  • Humble
  • Boastful
  • Envious
  • Likes to show off
  • Stubborn
  • Good for men 

Only for Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Kanya Rashi

  • Good at debate
  • Intelligent
  • Skillful
  • Business skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good for women
  • Men may exhibit feminine qualities
  • Excessive sensuality 


ॐ भगाय नमः

om bhagaya namah'


Click below to listen to Bhaga Mantra from the Vedas 


Bhaga Eva Bhagavaan | From Bhagya Suktam Ghana Patha | Rig Veda | Sri K Suresh


Unfavorable Nakshatras 

  • Chitra
  • Vishakha
  • Jyeshta
  • For Uttara Phalguni Simha Rashi - Purva Bhadrapada Meena Rashi, Uttara Bhadrapada, Revati.
  • For Uttara Phalguni Kanya Rashi - Aswini, Bharani, Krittika Mesha Rashi.

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

Health issues

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

Uttara Phalguni Simha Rashi

  • Back pain
  • Headache
  • Rheumatism
  • Blood pressure
  • Fainting
  • Mental disorders
  • Measles
  • Typhoid 

Uttara Phalguni Kanya Rashi

  • Intestinal inflammation
  • Stomach problems
  • Intestinal block
  • Swelling in throat and neck
  • Liver problems
  • Fever 

Suitable career

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

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Simha Rashi

  • Government service
  • Doctor
  • Defense service
  • Merchant Navy
  • Business
  • Stock market
  • Heart specialist
  • Gynecologist 

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Kanya Rashi

  • Journalist
  • Printing
  • Publishing
  • Writer
  • Public relations
  • Diplomat
  • Manager
  • Astronomer
  • Astrologer
  • Graphologist
  • Phone Industry
  • Mining
  • Contractor
  • Broker
  • Heart specialist
  • Eye specialist
  • Health professional
  • Chemicals
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Postal services
  • Courier
  • Chemist
  • Doctor
  • Musical instruments 

Can Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra wear diamond?

  • Uttara Phalguni Simha Rashi - No.
  • Uttara Phalguni Kanya Rashi - Yes. 

Lucky stone


Favorable colors

Red, saffron, green 

Names for Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

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

  • First charana - टे (Te)
  • Second charana - टो (To)
  • Third charana - पा (Pa)
  • Fourth charana - पी (Pi)

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 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra are -

  • Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Simha Rashi - त, थ, द, ध, न, य, र, ल, व, ए, ऐ, ह (ta, tha, da, dha, na, ya, ra, la, va, e, ai, ha)
  • Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Kanya Rashi - प, फ, ब, भ, म, अ, आ, इ, ई, श, ओ, औ (pa, pha, ba, bha, ma, a, aa, i, ee, sha, o, au) 


Those born in Uttara Phalguni generally being cheerful, their marital life would be happy and lively. They may have to face problems from outside. 


Periods of Kuja/Mangala/Angaraka, Budha, and Guru/Brihaspati are generally unfavorable for those born in Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra. They may perform the following remedies.

Uttara Phalguni

  • Lord - Bhaga
  • Ruling planet - Surya
  • Animal - Camel
  • Tree - Ficus microcarpa
  • Bird - Crow
  • Bhuta - Agni
  • Gana - Manushya
  • Yoni - Cow/Bull (Male)
  • Nadi - Adya
  • Symbol - Hammock


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