Purva Bhadrapada: Range 20°00’ aquarius - 03°20' pieces.
Ruling Planet: jupiter
Deity: Ajikapada, an ancient fire dragon.
Symbol: Swords or two front legs of funeral cot, man with two face
Gana (nature): Manushya (human).
Animal symbol: Male lion.
Sounds: say, so, daa, dee.
Primary motivation: Artha, Material Prosperity.
Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra comes under in the domain of planet Saturn (Aquarius) and ruled by planet jupiter. Purva Bhadrapada is the twenty fifth Nakshatra called ‘’The Winged Horse’’. Purva Bhadrapada consist of two bright stars, Merkab and Scheat. Its main symbol is the sword, two front part of a funeral cot, and two faced man. Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra people are unique, eccentric, passionate, opinionated, and mystical. Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra relate to the ‘’lucky feet’’ or the ‘’feet of stool or bench’’. combined with the next nakshatra uttarabhadrapada forms ‘’bruning pair’’. both lunar mansion create a fiery temperament. the animal symbol is male lion these people are very focused on an ideal or vision for the future. They like to work for universal goals that uplift the humanity. The ruling planets jupiter gives them deep philosophical wisdom and independent behavior. they love to escape or run away from the constraints of social rules and norms. they like to travel to the beat of their own drummer. They believe in the idea that beaten path for the beaten people.
The deity of Purva Bhadra is Aja Ekapad, the ‘’one-footed goat’’ or unicorn which relate to rudra the god of storm. Aja Ekapada worshiped as a form of Agni of Lord Shiva the God of fire. It gives the fire to raise a spiritual person up in life (yajamana udyamana shakti). Purva Bhadra grants a universal view through internal purification. This rises up our spiritual aspiration in life and takes us out of the domain of selfish behavior. Aja Ekapad is the cosmic or celestial form of Agni or the sacred fire. It rises up our spiritual aspiration in life. Although their primary motivation is material property. They possess good speaking ability and are skilled in earning in money. A funeral cot denotes our exit from the world. It signifies after doing our worldly duties we prepare for retiring to leave this world and looking for moksa. The symbol is a double-faced man. Poorvabhadrapada raises up our spiritual aspiration in life and takes us out of the domain of selfish behavior. This is a transformational nakshatra where they will sacrifice themselves for a higher cause, to make a difference in the world.
The shadow side of this Lunar mansions is having a fiery quality. These people are angry, impulsive, and have anxious personality. They can be cynical and speak in harsh or critical way. They try to impose their idealistic principles and philosophy on others. They can be fearful, nervous, and worrisome when confronted with stressful life. Aja-Ekapada can be seen as the ruling deity of all types of black magic and that is why individuals deeply influenced by this asterism are attracted to or practice black magic. They can have wavering or unstable mind or can be stingy and miserly. Pain, suffering, injuries, from falls, accidents, or attack can occur. Its alternative symbol is 'a man with two faces means they possess the ability to see issues from different point of views. Another alternative symbol is 'a Single ray of Sun'. This relates to the gloomy aspect of this nakshatra where all hope is at the minimum and the light at the end of the tunnel is very faint.
This is basically a purificatory nakshatra. When the old has fallen into decay it has to be destroyed for the new to take birth. The destructive fires of Rudra aim to achieve exactly that. Souls pay for their past life bad karmas through penance and retribution under the burning fires of this nakshatra.
Purva Bhadrapada Pada 1: Falls in Aries Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. This pada brings out the most aggressive side of this nakshatra. The energy here is more action oriented. It gives tremendous determination to achieve one's goals.
Purva Bhadrapada Pada 2: Falls in Taurus Navamsa ruled by Venus. This pada relates to the more indulgent side of this nakshatra. The energy here is more earthy and the natives are likely to interested in dark sides of life.
Purva Bhadrapada Pada 3: Falls in Gemini Navamsa ruled by Mercury. This pada is more mental side of the nakshatra. The energy expressed here more communicative and in a learning way.
Purva Bhadrapada Pada 4: Falls in Cancer Navamsa ruled by Moon. This pada has an extremely diabolical quality, in the sense that it can be extremely benign or extremely dangerous.
Ascendant in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Philosophical nature, good public speaker, strong attractions, fond of travel, and money.
Sun in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Creative intelligence, dislike routine, need variety, good writing skill, independent, and like seclusion.
Moon in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Spiritual, have good teaching skill, occult knowledge, clever in executing work, and intelligent.
Mars in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Impulsive, irritated, tendency to have conflicts, Mars lose his power in this nakshatra.
Mercury in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Have good intellectual level. They are often successful in the business world due to their primary motivation toward materialistic gains.
Jupiter in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: The person have interest in darker side of knowledge (tantra, occult science), have good judgmental power, and have generous nature.
Venus in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: The person loves in very a eccentric way and can be indulgent. There is pleasure in gaining knowledge from religion, philosophy, and spirituality.
Saturn in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: The person is very social, indifferent, unique, way of working. Philanthropist and humanitarian.
Rahu in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Rahu in purvabhadrapada gives the courage to the soul to change the course of its life. Rahu brings real transformation in the native life. These people start to look at beauty beyond the physical attributes.
Ketu in Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra: Ketu in Purva Bhadra shows a past life of idealism where the individual soul had the courage to change its course and discover the true meaning of life. The native has completed most of the struggles in his past life.