The Ancient Sages divided the zodiac into 27 Nakshatras of 13.20 degrees each. These 27 Nakshatras complete the entire circle of 360 degrees of the zodiac (apart from twelve signs). There are two /three nakshatras in every sign of the zodiac. Some nakshatras spill over two signs. The Nakshatra, in which one’s Moon is placed at the time of birth, is called Janma Nakshatra . There are Nakshatras which tells about our nature, character, temperament and emotional patterns . The number of Nakshatras are 27 and every Nakshatra impacts people differently. The nature of a person depends on his/her Nakshatra. Here, the mystical world of Nakshatras and the romantic compatibility perspective.
1 . Ashwini (0-00′ – 13-20′ Aries)
The first nakshatra is ruled by Ketu. The symbol for this nakshatra is a horse’s head, which signifies power, dignity and swiftness. As the first nakshatra in the cycle of the nakshatras, Ashwini carries the energy of beginnings. The people of this Nakshatra are good looking, dominant and intelligent. These people are honest, and self motivated also.
Love and Romance: These people find a person who understands them and they expect unconditional love. Perfect match will be Bharani, and they are also well with Pushya, Ashlesha, Swati, Sravana and Revati.
2 . Bharani (13-20′ – 26-40′ Aries)
The symbol of this nakshatra is yoni (the organ of female reproduction ) and ruled by Venus. These people like good things in their life. Bharani natives have a strong character and can withstand the transformations of life. These people admire all forms of art and beauty and they are goal oriented and fun loving.
Love and Romance: These people are very committed towards their partner so they expect same from their partners. Aswini is good partner for them and they also good with Punarvasu, Swati, Uttarashadha and Sravana also.
3 . Krittika (26-40′ Aries to 10-00’ Taurus)
This nakshatra is ruled by the powerful Sun and the symbol is a razor. This nakshatra cross two signs and it is ruled by the sun and the first part of it falls in Aries and the later part falls in Tauras. The people born in first part are very martial temperament and those born in later part are enduring and calm in temperament. Krittika natives have an adventurous spirit and are constantly looking to fuel their fire with new information and experiences.
Love and Romance: The people who love them should be able to cop with their emotional and impulsive temperament. They are best with Jyeshta and also well with Krittika, Pushya and Satabisha.
4 . Rohini (10-00′ To 23-20′ Taurus)
This nakshatra is ruled by the Moon and the symbol is an ox cart. The people of this nakshatra are good looking and attractive. The people are emotional in nature and charming also. They are committed towards their loved ones.
Love and Romance: These people are very romantic in nature and seek perfection in loved one. They are dedicated to their love. The perfect match for them is Anuradha nakshatra and they are good with Mrigshira, Pushya, Satabhisa and Uttarabhadrapada.
5 . Mrigashira ( 23-20 Taurus To 6-40′ Gemini )
Ruled by Mars, the symbol of this nakshatra is the head of the dear. Nakshatra’s first part is in Taurus and the second in Gemini. In the Indian astrology, Mrigashira bridges the signs Taurus and Gemini. Those born under Mrigashira have a gentle, charming character and are constantly seeking knowledge. They have mental dexterity as well as a great capacity to comprehend information.
Love and Romance: These people are zealous and romantic and they also seek same person. Only the right person can generate hidden passion and romance in them. Hasta is perfect and they are well with Revati, Ardra and Rohini.
6 . Ardra (6-40′ to 20-00′ Gemini)
Ruled by Rahu, the symbol of this nakshatra is the head, symbolizing intellect. The people of this nakshatra are intellectual and very popular. They are multipurpose and they are fascinated to communication activities of all kinds.
Love and Romance: These people are very emotional and they give their 100 percent in their relationship. These are good with Mrigashira, Swati, Purvashadha and Revati.
7 . Punarvasu (20° Gemini to 3°20′ Cancer)
The symbol for this nakshatra is a bow which is associated with the ability to strive toward a ambition. Ruled by the Jupiter, this nakshatra also spills over the last part of Gemini and the beginning of Cancer. These people are optimistic and have the power to achieve whatever they choose in their life.
Love and Romance: These people are very popular with the opposite sex and there are many contenders fighting for their attention. These things may annoy their partner but they have to live with this situation. They are good with Bharini and Pushya.
8 . Pushya (3-20′ To 16-40′ Cancer)
Ruled by the Saturn, they have an intrinsic thirst for knowledge. The symbol of this nakshatra is the udder of a cow. The people of this nakshatra are hard-working, sincere and dedicated. Hence people born in this nakshatra have to face hardships in the early part of their life and they start achieving success from their mid twenties.
Love and Romance: These people are very shy when it comes to express feelings. The people who love them will find difficult to talk with them. They are good with Ashwini and Ashlesha.
9 . Ashlesha (16-40′ To 30-00′ Cancer )
The symbol for this star is a coiled serpent and is ruled by the Nagas, serpent deities of wisdom. These people are very young and pleasant in appearance. They are diplomatic also and know how to win over opponents. Those born under Ashlesha have an affinity for food and will not tolerate hunger, of any kind.
Love and Romance: These people are very demanding when it comes to love, they want to be the centre of their partner’s life. If they find themselves being ignored they feel depressed. They are good with Pushya, Ashwini and Ashlesha.
10 . Magha (0-00 to 13-20′ Leo)
Magha is ruled by the spiritual planet Ketu. The symbol of this nakshatra is palanquin which denotes happiness, joy and power. These people may reach the top through their effort in whatever they do. People born under this nakshatra take pride in where they came from and maintain established traditions.
Love and Romance: These people have ego and expectations when they choose their partner. The ideal partner for them is Jyeshta and they also get along well with Poorva phalguni and Magha.
11 . Poorva Phalguni ( 13-20′ To 26-30′ Leo )
The ruler of this nakshatra is the graceful and creative Venus. Purva Phalguni is represented by the front legs of a bed, which signify rest, rejuvenation and pleasure. The people of this nakshatra are soft spoken, good looking and kind. These people are straight forward. Those born under this nakshatra desire recognition for their accomplishments, yet they must be cautious of laziness or pretentious behavior.
Love and Romance: They are committed and successful in their relationships and they are also lucky and happy in love. They are well with Poorva phalguni and Uttara phalguni.
12 . Uttara phalguni ( 26-40′ Leo To 10-00′ Virgo )
Ruled by the Sun, this nakshatra also spills over two signs Leo and Virgo. The symbol is the four legs of the bed. The previous and latter part of Nakshatra impacts differently, the characteristics of people born in these two parts are different. People born under this star are noble, reliable, and generous. They are quite concerned with helping others and adhere to proper social etiquette.
Love and Romance: These people are wise and practical and they can manage easily their personal life. They get along very well with Uttara phalguni and Anuradha.
13 . Hasta ( 10-00′ To 23-20′ Virgo )
Ruled by the Moon, the symbol of this nakshatra is the palm of the hand. These people are tall and thin and are optimistic and calm and they have wonderful control over their emotions. They can be good diplomats. Those born under this nakshatra have the ability to manifest an object of desire in their hands.
Love and Romance: These people are emotional and who love them may think that they are selfish but it is not true because they feel insecure sometimes. They have a good relationship with Mrigashira , Chitra and Purvashadha.
14 . Chitra (23-20 Virgo To 6-40′ Libra )
Ruled by Mars, the symbol of this nakshatra is the Pearl or a bright jewel. These people looks younger than their actual age and are fond of good clothes. These people are suitable for any profession because of their sixth sense. This nakshatra seeks harmony and perfection, but imbalance often leads to indulgence.
Love and Romance: It is difficult to find what is going on their mind they hardly open up with anyone. They may have good relationships with Hasta, Moola and Chitra.
15 . Swati ( 6-40 To 20-20′ Libra )
The symbol of this Nakashtra is coral and ruled by Rahu. Those born under Swati Nakashtra are humble and often need to be informed of their own potential for greatness. They believe in the thinking “live and let live”. These people have strong beliefs in social etiquette and try to fit into society. They can be good diplomats.
Love and Romance: These people are good looking and they search for the perfect partner. After marriage they become serious and committed to their relation. They are good with Ardra, Punarvasu, Hasta, Swati.
16 . Vishakha ( 20-00 Libra To 3-20′ Scorpio )
The symbol of this is the potter’s wheel. Ruled by Jupiter, this nakshatra traverses the last part of Libra and the beginning of Scorpio. People born under Vishakha often find themselves at a crossroads. Once they choose a direction, they have the ambition, along with the patience to succeed, even if success arrives later in life. These people are practical and selfish in nature.
Love and Romance: They seek peace in love and look for something beyond the material. They may be good with Vishakha, Chitra and Jyeshta
17 . Anuradha (3-20 To 16-40′ Scorpio )
The symbol is the lotus flower and ruled by Saturn. Travel and success in foreign lands are also supported by this star. These people are very hard working and serious about their life. People born under Anuradha nakshatra promote cooperation among humanity and are capable of leading and organizing large groups.
Love and Romance: People born in this Nakshatra are rarely romantic. They give more importance to practicality and long term relationships. They may be good with Jyeshta, Rohini, Uttara phalguni and Anuradha.
18 . Jyeshta (16-40′ To 30-00′ Scorpio )
This nakshatra is ruled by the Mercury and The symbol of Jyestha is an earring. These people have good communication and public speaking skills but sometimes they are aggressive on scholar level. Jyestha people must be cautious of the tendency to become overly concerned with recognition.
Love and Romance: These people enjoy at all levels be it physical, emotional and spiritual. Anuradha and Magha are the best partners and they will get along with Krittika also.
19 . Moola (0-00 To 13-20′ Sagittarius )
Ruled by Ketu, the symbol of this nakshatra is the tail of a lion. The people of Mool Nakshatra are endowed with good wealth and comforts and will further enhance the height of their family status besides which they are perceived to enjoy their life path. These people are hard working and get knowledge and information by their hard work.
Love and Romance: These people are truthful and straight and their love of freedom sometimes come in their way of relations. The perfect partner for them is Poorvashadha and they also get along well with Moola and Chitra.
20 . Poorvashadha ( 13-20′ To 26-40′ Sagittarius )
Ruled by the Venus, the symbol of this nakshatra is the hand fan. People born under this nakshatra have an optimistic and independent nature. These people are good looking and intelligent. They are speedy and spontaneous so they have to learn how to make decisions.
Love and Romance: These people get bored easily and in relations also they need changes. The person who has similar interest may bond well with these. They best get along with Revati and some other signs with whom they make good partners are Poorvashadha, and Moola.
21 . Uttarashadha ( 26-40′ Sagittarius To 10-00′ Capricorn )
The symbol of this sign is the legs of a cot and Ruled by the Sun. The people of Uttarashada Nakshatra are successful people and are givers upon land besides which they receive all the respect and love from those around. These people have charming and notable personality. They are born leaders and great achievers.
Love and Romance: Because of their love with loneliness their relations become complicated. The best relationship is with Uttarabhadrapada.
22 . Shravana (10-00′ To 23-20′ Capricorn )
Ruled by the beautiful Moon, the symbol of this nakshatra is a ear. The people of Shravana Nakshatra are good looking, intellectual, wealthy and famous. They are true personalities with immense stability of mind, purity of soul, affectionate heart, humanitarian approach and true in attitude. These people have great focus for obtaining goals and complete all the projects they begin.
Love and Romance: These people are emotional and affectionate. They look for a partner who understand them and accept them as what they are. Uttarabhadrapada is the perfect partner for them and they also get along with Bharini and Pushya.
23 . Dhanishta ( 23-20′ Capricorn To 6-40′ Aquarius )
The symbol is musical drum and it is ruled by the fiery planet Mars. The people of Dhanishta Nakshatra are endowed with all the brilliant attributes which makes them win throughout their path and takes them to a highest mount of affluence and respect. These people love music and dance. Others look up to them for leadership and guidance.
Love and Romance: These people are demanding in nature when it comes to love. These people best get along with Sathabhisha and some others who get along well with them are Dhanishta and Krittika.
24 . Sathabhisha ( 6-40′ To 20-00′ Aquarius )
The symbol of this Nakshata is horse and ruled by Rahu. People born under this Nakshata are independent and intrigued with puzzles, research and getting to the bottom of things. These people are simple in nature and don’t forgive and forget the things easily.
Love and Romance: They may expect lot from their relationship and they may not stick with traditions. They are perfect with Dhanishta and average with Rohini and Krittika.
25 . Purva bhadrapada (20-00 Aquarius To 3-20′ Pisces )
This nakshatra ruled by Jupiter and Their symbol is the sword. People born under Purva Bhadrapada are independent and capable of sacrificing or purifying themselves for a higher purpose. These people are helpful and understanding and always ready to help who are in need.
Love and Romance: True love is important for them as they have tendency to put their loved one on the platform and then they see with rose tinted glasses. Their perfect partner is Uttarabhadrapada and they get along well with Mrigashira also.
26 . Uttara Bhadrapada (3-20′ To 16-40′ Pisces )
Ruled by Saturn and The symbol of this nakshatra is the twins, which implies that the people born in this nakshatra have a dual personality. Those born under this star are compassionate, virtuous, and drawn to humanitarian causes. They require solitude and time for contemplation, but must be cautious of laziness and isolation.
Love and Romance: These are sensitive and emotional and they leave all things to their partner to understand their nature. They are good with Revathi and average with Uttara bhadrapada and Poorva bhadrapada.
27 . Revati (16-40′ To 30-00′ Pisces )
Ruled by Mercury and the symbol of this nakshatra is the fish. These people are mixture of all nakshatra’s qualities. People born under this nakshatra are polite, charming and social. They have a refined nature and are always willing to offer support or a helping hand.
Love and Romance: It is very important for them to bond with partner who understand their deep spiritual and inner needs them. The most perfect relationship is with Uttarabhadra and some signs with whom they get along are Poorvashadha and Bharani.
( Kanchan Rastogi )