Jyeshta Nakshathra

Jyeshta nakshathra in vedic astrology depict certain specific character which influence each and every living being in this world. Jyeshta nakshathra in vedic astrology occupies 13 degrees, 20 minutes contributing to form 360 degrees of the entire vedic chart.


Jyeshta nakshathra in vedic astrology
Goddess Jyeshta wife of Chandra(Moon)
  1. Symbol of Jyeshta nakshathram is Male deer.
  2. Rashi is Scorpio (vrishika).
  3. Range of degree is 16°40 to 30°00 Scorpio
  4. Direction is West .
  5. Ruling Planet is Mercury .
  6. Ruling Deity is Indra.
  7. Nature (Gana) is Rakshas (Demon).


If you have your ascendent or moon in this nakshathra your behaviour will be almost like Jyeshta . Also don’t forget to see all other planets residing in this nakshathra. Because say you have Mars in this nakshatra and now you are running Mars mahadasha then for 7 years period of time you will behave as Jyeshta nakshathra.

Below i have given the details of how these natives behave.


Mula Nakshathra is ruled by the Diety Indra, King of gods.

Jyeshta is eldest sibling among 27  siblings. So these are superior and protects oneself and dear ones. These often run the family with their wisdom and experience to manage expenses. They often face ups and downs in life. These are arrogant egoistic  and secretive.


Jyeshta nakshathra has 4 padas which behave differently according to the planet where it is placed in navamsa chart.

Sagittarius Navamsa  Capricorn Navamsa Aquarius Navamsa  Pisces Navamsa 

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