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Dhanishtha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



The twenty-third constellation, sign ruled by Saturn (Capricorn) for half part and also by Saturn (Aquarius) for the next half and the star is governed by Mars.

Symbol
A musical drum
Meaning
The richest one
Deity
The eight Vasus deities, giver of abundance and wealth
Location
23.20 Capricorn to 6.40 Aquarius
Stars
Alpha & Delta Delphinus
Lord
Mars
Varna (Caste)
Servant
Guna (Quality)
Tamasic (Inertia)
Gana (Nature)
Rakshasa (Demonic)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Lion
Alphabets
Ga, Gi, Gu, Ge


Part of the body: Knee-cap, bones, ankles, limbs and the portion between knees and ankles.

Diseases: Injury in the leg, boils, eosinophilia, dry cough, hiccough, fracture of the leg, varicose veins, blood poisoning, high blood pressure, overheated blood and palpitation.

Profession: Mine and ground engineer, estate managers, homeopathy and Ayurvedic physicians, jail department, slaughter house, surgeon dealing with fractures, amputation, department, refugee camp, rehabilitation camp, spare parts of machinery, cement, metallurgy, stone quarry, agriculture, tea, coal, steel plants, archaeology, building contractor and jute.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016