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Chitra Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



The fourteenth constellation, sign ruled by Mercury (Virgo) for first half part and by Venus (Libra) for the next half and the star is governed by Mars.

Symbol
A shining jewel
Meaning
The bright one
Deity
Tvashtar or Vishvakarma, the celestial architect
Location
23.20 Virgo to 6.40 Libra
Stars
Spica
Lord
Mars
Varna (Caste)
Servant
Guna (Quality)
Tamasic (Inertia)
Gana (Nature)
Rakshasa (Demonic)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Tiger
Alphabets
Pe as in Paga, Po as in Polica, Ra as in Rama, Re as in Ray


Part of the body: Belly, Lower part of abdomen, kidney, loins, appendicitis, lumbar region of the spine, vasomotor system.

Diseases: Ulcers, sharp and acute pains, wounds from insects, reptiles and animals, hernia, inflammation of kidney and bladder, bright's diseases, kidney trouble, excess of urine, hemorrhage of the kidneys and renal stones.

Profession: Mechanical engineer, building contractor or broker, income-tax, revenue, finance department, electricity, mine, tunnel, trenches, finger print expert. Police of Law and order and traffic, cost accountant, persons skilled in the art of ornamenting, painting, jewelers, singing, perfumery, as well as mathematicians, weavers, physicians, surgeon, scientist, philosopher, marriage broker, registrar of marriages.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016