Punarvasu Nakshatra: Range20°00’ Gemini - 3°20’ Cancer.
Ruling Planet: Jupiter
Deity: Aditi, Mother of all demigods.
Symbol: Bow & Arrow.
Gana (nature): Deva (God).
Animal symbol: Female cat.
Sounds: kay, ko, haa, hee.
Primary Motivation: Artha, material prosperity.
Punarvasu Nakshatra comes under in the domain of planet mercury (Gemini 20° 00’) and moon (Cancer 3° 20’) ruled by planet Jupiter. This nakshatra revels in abstract thought and has a lively and profound imagination. Punarvasu Nakshatra is the seventh Nakshatra called ‘’The Star of Renewal’’. This nakshatra mainly reside in the constellation of Gemini, the twin. It consists of five stars, including Castor and Pollux. The last pada is placed in cancer, the crab. Punarvasu, The star of renewal, which means purifying, cleansing, excellent, and good. The primary symbols of this illuminating nakshatra are a bow and a quiver of arrows. Punarvasu means “the return of the light” and has the divine ability to bring spiritual light into darkness. Punarvasu reflects purity, satya (truth) and strong moral values and strong sense of virtue of right and wrong. They keep up their word and uphold promises given by them. If the person may become materialistic well selfish, but will always return to the balanced, and correct path. Rehabilitation (‘’The Star of Renewal’’) is a key word here, and change in personality. Punarvasu Nakshatra brings about the return of energy and vitality, like the return of the monsoon rains after the dry season. It causes our creative growths and inspirations to be renewed. It denotes the ideas of abode, residence, back to home, sojourn, recurrence, commencement, to shine or grow bright again, to enter into life again.
The Ruling Deity is the Mother Goddess Aditi, who bestows her creative abundance on all who seek her blessings. Her power is the ability to gain wealth or substance. Aditi is the earth Goddess who grants all abundance and gives birth to all the Gods. Aditi, the mother goddess, is beyond form and boundless. She is goddess of space and also of the earth. Punarvasu people love freedom and expansion. The have the natural ability to create wealth and prosperity. It is a deva nakshatra with the primary motivation of artha or material prosperity. due to influence of jupiter and mercury, great potential in the communication field can blossom here. Persons born in Punarvasu Star attract others by their sweet talk. Its primary symbol is a quiver of arrows, which reflect the ability to launch successful projects. The lunar influence gives contentment, slow learners and decent people. In Punarvasu, the native is possessed of profound intelligence, capable of delving into and understand all manner of philosophical and metaphysical belief.
The shadow side of this Lunar mansions is tendency to over intellectualize life experience, which can produce a critical nature. This true in first three pada, which falls in the sign of Gemini. Mental vacillation may also be experienced at the cusp of this lunar mansion. Those born in this nakshatra have trials in their life.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Pada 1: Falls in Aries Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. This pada relates to the moveable, adventurous and pioneering side of Punarvasu. Focus here is on friendships, goals and group work.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Pada 2: Falls in Taurus Navamsa ruled by Venus. This pada relates to the materialistic, aspect of life.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Pada 3: Falls in Gemini Navamsa ruled by Mercury. This pada focus on mental activities, imagination and science.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Pada 4: Falls in Cancer Navamsa ruled by Moon. This pada is a maternal, nurturing and expansive pada, which brings out the mothering quality of Punarvasu to the fullest. Jupiter finds its maximum exaltation here.
Ascendant in Punarvasu Nakshatra: One can refer to the many images of Rama, incarnation of Vishnu, to understand the appearance of this nakshatra (especially the part which lies in Cancer). These people are charitable, and successful in business.
Sun in Punarvasu Nakshatra: purifying, cleansing, they are givers and famous, great intellectual prowess, gifts in the communication fields, happy, friendly, and good social status.
Moon in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Emotionally overwhelmed, self-controlled, religiously inclined, fickle nature, and indecisive. The moon on Punarvasu indicates a person with strong inner resources and ability to bounce back from difficulties.
Mars in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Aggressive, active, enthusiastic, motivated, freedom loving, action towards good goals.
Mercury in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Thoughtful, intelligent, thinker, good speech, speak very clearly, learned in the sciences, soft and sweet voice, writing skill, and self-publishing, .
Jupiter in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Philosophical, inspirational, charitable and spiritual in nature, which gives wisdom, natural educators, with pronounced interest in religious belief systems and ritual traditions.
Venus in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Poetic, passionate, fun loving, acting skill, interested in personal decorated with gems and gold ornaments.
Saturn in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Saturn is significator for unhappiness, obstacles and destruction. It destroys the old bad habits to bring new good life.
Rahu in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Rahu in Punarvasu deals with the wandering mind in search of its true identity and creates a psychological need to mother and love others.
Ketu in Punarvasu Nakshatra: Ketu in Punarvasu is learning to love ourselves spiritually, and it gradually bring a change towards awareness, peace and happiness.