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Ashwini Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



Ashwini - The First Nakshatra ruled by Ketu


Symbol
Horse's head
Meaning
Born of a horse or horse like women
Deity
Ashwini Kumar's the twins, the physicians of the gods
Location
0.00 Aries to 13.20 Aries
Stars
Beta & Gamma Aries
Lord
Ketu
Varna (Caste)
Vaishya (merchant class)
Guna (Quality)
Tamasic (Inertia)
Gana (Nature)
Deva (God like)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Horse
Alphabets
Chu as in Church, Che as in Cherry, Cho as in Chocolate, La as in Las Vegas


Part of the body: Head and cerebral hemispheres.

Diseases: Injury to head, brains congestion, thrombosis, epilepsy, spasms, head-aches, hemorrhages, stroke, insomnia and meningitis.

Profession: Service in factory, police, military, medicine, surgeon, courts, jail, dealers of horse and its riders and caretakers.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016