Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Range 13° 20’ Sagittarius - 26° 40’ Sagittarius.
Ruling Planet: Venus
Deity: Apas, Varuna, God of rain,
Symbol: Fan, Winnowing Basket.
Gana (nature): Manushya (Human).
Animal Symbol: Male Monkey.
Sounds: Bu, Dhaa, Pha, Dha.
Primary motivation: Moksha (Spiritual Liberation).
Purva Ashadha Nakshatra comes under in the domain of planet Jupiter (Sagittarius) and ruled by planet Venus. Purva Ashadha is the twentieth Nakshatra called ‘’The Invincible Star’’. Purva Ashadha resides entirely within constellation of Sagittarius and consist of two stars ( Kaus Borealis and Kaus Australis) which form the Archer’s bow. The symbol is a fan or a winnowing basket, which rids corn of the husks. The ruling planet Venus reflecting the popularity of a person around a lot by the public. Purva Ashadha means “early victory” or the “undefeated, the unsubdued”. It is a creative, nurturing and healing Nakshatra . The natives are very proud with ability to influence and empathize with masses. This asterism is very productive and usually brings fame, wealth, and wisdom. Purav Ashadha people are very philosophical and spiritual in nature. Their primary motivation is spiritual liberation or moksha. Purvashadha brings about purification and regeneration through early victory in life. these people have an independent nature with many friends to supports to their aspiration in life.
The Deity is Apas, the Cosmic Waters depicted as the casual waters spreading in all direction and giving rise to the affair of humanity. Varuna, is also mentioned residing deity due to its protection of the seas and the giving rain. God varuna pervades all things, representing the inner law of higher truth. This also relate to the concept of spreading one’s name and fame throughout world. Venus gives the power of intuition and other higher forces to the person. This greater sensitivity and alertness are the most important qualifications for transformation and for the spirituality. One exceptional result of Purvashadha is the discovery of new possibilities. Many unknown and unexpected possibilities come to light. These are all symbolized by the tusk of an elephant. The tusk is the most valuable part of an elephant's body, a sort of externalization of the inner possibilities of the animal. Divine wisdom, hidden knowledge may be revealed, and intuitive power can be seen in this nakshatra. This asterism may be regarded as God's grace which produces confidence, pride and self-praise.
The Shadow side of this lunar mansion is excessive pride and egocentric nature. Exhibiting over-expansive nature, and do whatever they like, doing things without considering others opinion. They are good debater and can defeat anyone in arguments. They can become obstinacy to the extent of not submitting to others demand. Mental aggression and self-deception can be seen. Purification and cleansing of the pride and ego can be attained if natives surrender to the God’s will.
Purva Ashadha Pada 1: Falls in Leo Navamsa and is ruled by Sun. This pada brings spiritual, pride and confidence and have a strong sense of ethics.
Purva Ashadha Pada 2: Falls in Virgo Navamsa ruled by mercury. This pada relates to the intellectual and alchemical aspect of this nakshatra.
Purva Ashadha Pada 3: Falls in Libra Navamsa ruled by Venus. This pada is easy going, luxury loving, and good for material gain.
Purva Ashadha Pada 4: Falls in Scorpio Navamsa ruled by Mars. This pada is haughty, secretive, hidden, and mysterious aspect of this nakshatra.
Ascendant in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Proud nature, position of high respect, faithful to their mate, humble, many friends and children, strong interest in law and politics
Sun in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Leadership skills, philosophical, political interests, recognition and fame, humanitarian concern, and have attractive persona.
Moon in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Charming and good looking, have fiery and stable emotions, have philosophical view, steady in friendship, loyal.
Mars in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Ambitious, adventurous, fearless, interest in sports, competitive, zealous, can also be confrontational, angry and harshly spoken.
Mercury in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Boastful speaking attracted to the Studies of occult philosophy and sciences may have interest in writing poetry.
Jupiter in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: God fearing, philosophical, honest, humble, charitable, highly religious and always interested in religious acts.
Venus in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Friendship oriented, playful, love traveling, explore world cultures and sincere in love.
Saturn in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: highly principled, conservative, high moral, too strict in approach, narrow-minded when it comes to philosophy or religion.
Rahu in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Rahu in Purva Ashadha develops knowledge and wisdom through life experiences, and searching for moksha and self-realization.
Ketu in Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: Ketu in Purva Ashada try to find out true light and inner wisdom through spiritual journey.