The 22nd Nakshatra: SHRAVANA.
The four quarters are ruled by:
Mangala (Mars) - the 1st quarter,
Shukra (Venus) - the 2nd quarter,
Buddha (Mercury) - the 3rd quarter,
and Chandra (Moon) - the 4th quarter.
Other aspects of this Nakshatra:
Purushartha (life's vector or motivation) is Artha.
Totem animal is Monkey (female).
Symbol - an ear or an arrow.
Devata (Deity) - Vishnu.
Dosha - Kapha.
The planet Chandra (Moon) owns this Nakshatra. This constellation spans from 10°00' to
23°20' in Makara, owned by the Shani (Saturn). While Shani (Saturn) and Chandra (Moon) have
totally different characteristics, the individual born on this Nakshatra
shows a mix of the characteristics of both these planets.
A male born in
this Nakshatra will be of medium height and a slender body. The face is round
or oval and he has a fair complexion. Females born in this Nakshatra have broad
teeth, but these are prone to dental decay and gaps between the teeth. Females
born in this Nakshatra also tend to be too much talkative.
The lord of the
sign, Shani (Saturn) maintains a check on child like enthusiasm of the person born in
this Nakshatra. These people are neat in their appearance and manners. This
neatness is evident in every walk of their life, be it dress manners or eating
habits. They know how to please others through talking properly. These people
like to mingle with others and have a large network of friends. They are always
ready to help and advise others. They also have a knack to navigate through
some of the most difficult situations in life. As a result, people in trouble
often seek their advice. Though these people are ready to help others, they
seldom gain the respect and faith of those whom they help.
While Shani (Saturn) checks excessive enthusiasm of these people, versatile moon gives them the
ability to undertake and execute a variety of tasks at the same time. These
people are religious. The sign lord, Shani (Saturn) gives a steady, properly settled
life during the middle age. Males born in this Nakshatra get a good wife and
enjoy a happy married life. They are prone to health problems related with the
skin, lungs and the digestive system. Females born in this Nakshatra have some
rigid ideas about their husband and they are not ready to compromise when it
comes to the qualities of their husband.
features: He has a very good attractive physical feature. Normally his height will
be small. There will be a peculiar sign on his face, may be in the form of a
mole or some other marks which appears to be a kind of disfigurement. In some
cases it has been noticed that black mole beneath shoulder.
and general events: He is very sweet in the speech and also maintain neatness in every work
he undertakes. There is a set principle for him in his life. He expects his
surroundings to be very clean and he dislikes the persons who do not have the
tendency of maintaining neatness. Once he notices a person in untidy condition
he will not hesitate to open his mouth. He takes pity on the condition of
others and try to help others as far as possible. He likes to have a very neat
and delicious food. It is because of this he is found to be a very good host.
He is God fearing and
has full Guru bhakti (respect and love to the teacher). He is a believer of 'Satyameva
Jayate' (Truth only will win). He cannot expect much benefit or return from
those persons whom he has helped whereas it has been noticed that he is subject
to deceit from others. Even if a thief is caught by him, he will try to find
out the truth of the circumstances which led that person to become a thief and
if he is convinced he will let that fellow go. His inherent quality if peaceful
appearance and the knack of dealings will penetrate to the minds of the public,
hence he is fittest politician for the modern times. His one smile is enough
for others to be attracted and once he is attracted they cannot forget the
Whatever may be the
ups and downs in his life, neither he will reach to the top nor he will be at
the bottom. In other words, a mediocre life will be enjoyed by him.
Even illiterate born
in this Nakshatra will show complete maturity and will be eager to gather
knowledge whenever they get opportunity.
He is a very good
adviser. Others will look upon him for solving individual as well as collective
problems. He is a versatile genius. He has the ability and capacity to
undertake different jobs at a time. If he is installed in a seat where some
power and authority vests, he will shine well. He is always in search of
Since he has to
shoulder much responsibilities and spend for fulfilling his responsibilities he
will always be in need of money. He will not like to take any revenge even to
his bitterest enemies. On the other hand he will think that let the God give
them the due punishment to them.
sources of earnings / profession: Normally period upto 30 years of age will undergo
several changes. Period between 30 years to 45 years of age will mark stability
in all walks of life. In case he goes beyond 65 years due to beneficial
planetary positions he can expect remarkable progress both economical and
The native is
suitable for taking up mechanical or technical work or engineering. He may also
be connected with petroleum or oil products.
married life will be filled with extra ordinary happiness. He will have most
obedient wife with all good qualities that is expected of a wife. Even then
occasional sex relationship with other ladies are not ruled out.
5. Health: He may suffer from ear
problem, skin disease, eczema, rheumatism, tuberculosis and indigestion.
features: She is tall and lean. Her head is comparatively big with broad face. She
has large teeth. There will be distance between the front teeth. Prominent nose.
and general events: She believes in charity. She is highly religious; hence she will visit
several holy places. She is internally very cunning. However, sympathy towards
the weak and generosity towards the needy are the notable features. She likes
lot of show. She has the knack to adapt to the required circumstances but not
in the matters concerning her husband. She is a 'chatter-box' without having
any control over her tongue.
sources of earning / profession: She is a very good dancer and takes interest in
various fine arts. Illiterate women will normally be engaged in agricultural
field, digging wells etc. Other females with medium type of education are
normally employed as typists, clerks or receptionist etc.
Her family will always take pride in her name. However, since she wants
perfection in all matters, she has to confront frequent friction with her
husband. She cannot expect others to have the same perfection, hence for a
happy home she should avoid such enforcement. As already mentioned above, while
she can adapt to any circumstances, this behavior is applicable only with
outsiders and not with her husband, whom she always looks upon to be a perfect
Health: She may be infected with some kind of skin disease.
She is also prone to eczema, filaria, pus formation, tuberculosis. Leprosy of
low intensity is also not ruled out. She may also have ear problem.