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Ashlesha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



The ninth constellation, sign ruled by Moon (Cancer) and the star is governed by Mercury.

Symbol
A coiled serpent
Meaning
Embracing or clinging
Deity
Sarpa or Naga, a divine snake
Location
16.40 Cancer to 30.00 Cancer
Stars
Delta, Epsilon, Eta, Rho, & Sigma Hydrae
Lord
Mercury
Varna (Caste)
SMleccha (Outcast)
Guna (Quality)
Sattwic (Pure)
Gana (Nature)
Rakshasa (Demonic)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Cat
Alphabets
Dee as in Deena, Doo as in Dude, Day as in David, Doh as in Doctor


Part of the body: Stomach, esophagus, diaphragm, pancreas and digestive process.

Diseases: Vitamin 'B' deficiency, cold stomach, gastric problems, phlegm, hypochondria, hysteria, dropsy, jaundice, nervous, indigestion.

Profession: Salesman, agent, representative, international trader, manufacturer of ink and paints, accountant, auditor, teacher, interpreter, ambassador, water supplier, textile engineer, dealer in yarn, paper, traveling agent, guide, mathematician, clerk, author, writer and related to health, medicine or nursing.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016