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Krittika Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



The third constellation, sign is ruled by Mars for one fourth part and rest by Venus. Star is governed by Sun.

Symbol
A sharp knife or razor
Meaning
One who is cutting or the cutter women
Deity
Agni, the fire god
Location
26.00 Aries to 10.00 Taurus
Stars
Pleiades
Lord
Sun
Varna (Caste)
Brahmin (Priest)
Guna (Quality)
Rajasic (Activity)
Gana (Nature)
Rakshasa (Demonic)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Sheep
Alphabets
Aa as in Arden, Ee as in Eagle, Oo as in Uzbekistan, Ay as in Elliot


Part of the body: Face, neck, larynx, tonsils, lower jaw.

Diseases: Sharp fever, cerebral meningitis, brain fever, fire accident, pimples, reddish eye, throat troubles, swelling in neck and polypus of the nose.

Profession: Dealing in lands, buildings, related with military, police, medical surgical, defense department, manufacturing chemicals, crackers, explosives, iron and steel utensils, priests and potters. Benefit through government, music, dance, drama, drawings, sculpture, photography, engineer, tax collector, wool dealer, barbers, hair stylists or wig maker.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016