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Mrigashira Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology



The fifth constellation, sign ruled by Venus (Taurus) for half part and by Mercury (Gemini) for the next half and the star is governed by Mars.

Symbol
Deer’s head
Meaning
Head of a deer
Deity
Soma or Chandra, the Moon god
Location
23.20 Taurus to 6.40 Gemini
Stars
Lambda and Phi Orion
Lord
Mars
Varna (Caste)
Servant
Guna (Quality)
Tamasic (Inertia)
Gana (Nature)
Deva (Divine)
Yoni (Sexual Type)
Serpent
Alphabets
Ve as in Vela, Vo as in Vocal, Ka as in Katherine, Kee as in Keanu


Part of the body: Chin, cheeks, jugular vein, tonsils, vocal cord, shoulders, ears, thymus gland and upper ribs.

Diseases: Injuries or disease in neck area, goiter, constipation, adenoids.

Profession: Related to estate, land, building, instrumental music, tailor, dressmaker, fertilizer, engineering, tax department, skins and hides, tobacco, confectionary, veterinary doctors, cart men, rickshaw pullers, taxi drivers, fruit sellers, electrical goods, surgical instruments, telephones, cables, wires, mathematicians, ambassadors, astronomers, building contractors, radio, press, publications, salesman, agents, brokers, gains through business of textiles, photography, jewelers, and luxury items.



Written by Sanjay Sharma, © 2011, revised February 2016