Anuradha Nakshatra: Range 03° 20 Scorpio - 16° 40 Scorpio.
Ruling Planet: Saturn.
Deity: Mitra, radha, devotee of krishna.
Symbol: Archway or Lotus flower.
Gana (nature): Deva (God).
Animal symbol: female deer, or hare.
Sounds: naa, nee, noo, nay.
Primary motivation: Dharma, right activity.
Anuradha Nakshatra comes under in the domain of planet Mars (Scorpio) and ruled by planet Saturn. Anuradha is the seventeenth Nakshatra called ‘’The Star of Success’’. Anuradha contains three stars in the body of the Scorpion including Alpha Centauri, the closest star to our solar system. Anuradha is symbolized by a lotus flower, reflecting the ability to blossom in the midst of life trials and tribulations. The ruling planet is Saturn, which reveals the spiritual challenges to be faced in Anuradha. This constellation resides entirely in Scorpio the ruling planet Mars. People who are born in this Nakshatra are brave and courageous, who love to travel and move from place to place. These people have are discipline and have good organization skill. The presiding Deity is Mitra, (Divine Friend). The God of Friendship and Partnership promotes cooperation among humanity. Anuradha individuals have compassion, devotion, and ability love to people. Anuradha Nakshatra gives balance in relationship, by honoring others as well as themselves. Anuradha is a goal oriented Nakshatra and has the ability to create and maintain relationship while remaining quite fixed to its aspirations and goals. These people have curios nature and their curiosity makes them travel a lot, especially to foreign lands. They have quite an easy time relating to and adjusting to foreign environments in comparison to other nakshatras. In fact, living in foreign lands is usually very satisfying and fruitful for them.
Another important deity is Radha, gives the power to worship (radhana shakti). Radha the consort of Lord Krishna the feminine manifestation of the energy of God who encourages all beings to serve the Lord. Anuradha has a deva temperament with the primary motivation of dharma or right action. Most Anuradha natives Channel their emotional energy in the form of devotion to some higher deity, universal energy or cause. Anuradha natives are at their most versatile when they have to combine their talents with others. Despite their need for constant interaction, most Anuradha natives have to spend a lot of time alone at one time of their lives or the other.
The shadow side of this Lunar mansions is having a issues with jealousy and a desire to control others. Scorpio is fixed sign that like to manage people and life events. There can be pitfalls and hardship in life in early life. Abuse of occult power for selfish ends, low frustration tolerance, and issues with anger, may be part of their personality. a melancholy nature due to the lack of maternal nurturing may experience here. They need to watch their dietary habits due to an inability to bear hunger or thirst. They have a strong appetite for life in general.
Anuradha Nakshatra Pada 1: Falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. This pada brings understanding one's inner self and applying that understanding in the outer world through career etc. The tendency towards excessive pride or militancy has to be curbed here if one wants positive expression of the intense energy available here.
Anuradha Nakshatra Pada 2: Falls in Virgo Navamsa ruled by Mercury. This pada is all about continuous learning, discipline, discrimination, group work and Organization. This pada delves into the mysteries of the Universe and in doing so takes the mystery out of them. Numbers, calculation and Classification are its domain.
Anuradha Nakshatra Pada 3: Falls in Libra Navamsa ruled by Venus. This pada is more concerns with arts, music, bohemia to occult. There is always a certain degree of self-undoing. Planets here give a highly sociable nature.
Anuradha Nakshatra Pada 4: Falls in Scorpio Navamsa ruled by Mars. There is abundant energy available here to pursue all kinds of esoteric and exoteric goals. Planets here function’s with excessive passion and emotion.
Ascendant in Anuradha Nakshatra: Attractive, passionate, a wanderer, psychic, devoted to spiritual pursuit, secretive nature, moody, need to watch diet, promiscuous, and fond of family.
Sun in Anuradha Nakshatra: Anuradha natives are often seen to be the founders and leaders of organizations. Have interest in politics, important group affiliation, successful, respected, responsible, athletic, physical strength, and determined,
Moon in Anuradha Nakshatra: They have original minds which are melting pots of myriad pieces of knowledge, understanding and experience. Spritual mother, Wise, truthful, kind hearted, charismatic, hardworking, brave, wealthy, handle difficult situations, and like to march forward.
Mars in Anuradha Nakshatra: Warriors, surgeons, emergency workers, secret-keepers. Investigator, detective, secretive, controlling, self-defencing, and revolutionary.
Mercury in Anuradha Nakshatra: Fear in communications, deep thinkers, physicians, and astrologers.
Jupiter in Anuradha Nakshatra: Good knowledge in occult science and in secretive scriptures.
Venus in Anuradha Nakshatra: Magnetic attraction, high sex drive, jealous, turbulent relationships, mysticism, devotional, and spiritual in love
Saturn in Anuradha Nakshatra: Losses its structure somewhat, hardworking, karmic backlog, emotional stress, sufi, and mystic.
Rahu in Anuradha Nakshatra: Shows many karmic responsibilities, Anuradha makes Rahu aware of our divine connection, Saturn teaches Rahu to control its forces and channel them more positively.
Ketu in Anuradha Nakshatra: Ketu in Anuradha indicates that in a past life that we opened our mind to the kundalini. Saturn’s rulership of Anuradha shows that many karmic responsibilities were paid for in the past life.