Chitra Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction
People born in Chitra Nakshatra in Astrology are physical and sensual aesthetics of beauty, wanting to beautify, working with cosmetics, changing one's image to be pleasing intellectual, well educated, analytical, strong perceptive ability, intuitive communicative, gift of narration and oratory skill sociable, friendly, loving to socialize with others, approaching others often, becoming the centre of attention in situations.
Chitra nakshatra in astrology is one of the Tiryaka Mukhi Nakshatras (or the Nakshatras, which have their mouths curved). In these nakshatras, things related to roads, dams, the expansion of metals, chariots, boats, etc., can be auspiciously begun and performed.
Symbol: A Pearl
The symbol for Chitra is a bright Jewel or pearl. Pearl is a gemstone of the moon, and the Moon indicates mother or matured women. The Pearl is an indication of female organs' development during these 2 weeks of foetus development.
Deity: The Twastru
Twashtru is the lord of Chitra. He is the artisan god. He is the heavenly builder of residences. He can change his form at will. He is also a creator of living. Beings. He is called the lord of the womb and invoked when desiring offspring. He is the father of the twins. Twashtru is the lord of cattle and grains or seeds.
173⁰ 20” - 186⁰ 40
virgo and Libra(Kanya and Tula)
Spica or Alpha Virginis
The brightest star of Chithra
-2⁰ 3” 15’
179⁰ 59” 03’
13h 24m 35.7s
-11⁰ 8” 7’
Characteristics of Chitra Nakshatra in Astrology
The Native suffers from hunger.
The Native learned, scholarly argues viewpoint in peculiar ways.
The Native is bright, splendorous, strong, brave, capable.
The Native is wealthy, endowed with wife and children.
The Native is obedient, respects God, and pious people.
The Native is an enjoyer, enjoys pleasures, perverse sexed, an expert in lovemaking.
The Native is troubled by his enemies, eradicates enemies through prowess or glory.
The Native is a distorted personality, weak, mentally troubled, low-minded, and extremely fearful.
The Native wears peculiar clothes, wears garlands and robes.
The Native will ever promote quarrels, will speak ill, be dirty.
Attributes of Chitra Nakshatra in Astrology
Spread from 23'20" Kanya to 6'40" Tula Rashi.
The lords are Budha and Shukra. Chitra is wonderful to look at. Viswakarma is the great artist and artificer to the Gods, the lord of practical arts and applied aesthetics.
The knowledge and capacity to paint, the gift of narration, and well-ordered conversation. From Chitra is derived the painter, specialist in paints, the artist, the musician, the skillful surgeon, the imaginative writer, the specialist in aromatic herbs, and dreamer of intricate patterns.
The art of construction, the art of engraving, embroidery, frame-making, and everything that constitutes an artistic complex from fine embroidery to the Tajmahal and, on the other hand, industrial engineering and skill and the organization of machinery and plants - everything is caused or influenced by Chitra.
Description of Chitra Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise
According to Hora Sara: If Chitra should be one's birth Nakshatra, one will like bad women, be sinful, enthusiastic in several ways, argumentative in nature, have luxurious robes, live in foreign countries, and be happy.
According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born under the star (Chitra), he will be very wary, good-natured, and endowed with a high sense of honor, though longing for other men's wives.
According to Sage Narada: One born in Chitra will (i.e. be fond of) wear garlands and robes, be learned in the science of sexual love, splendorous, wealthy, will enjoy pleasures, and be scholarly.
According to Brihat Samhita: Under the asterism Citra, one comes to have colorful garments and flower-garlands as well as beautiful eyes and limbs.
Chitra Nakshatra Pada Description
Chitra Nakshatra 1st Pada:
Those born in the first pada of Chitra Nakshatra are sharp, handsome, sexy, fickle, respected by people, religious, and endowed with many children. They complete the works they desire, destroy their enemies, deceivers, increase friends' circle, and be happy.
Those born in the first pada of Chitra Nakshatra strive for the best portrayal of a self perfectionist, expressing oneself in a glamorous nature, conversationalists.
Those born in the first pada of Chitra Nakshatra are talented at persuasion, sweet-talking, a way with words, flirtatious nature ambitious and aggressive in work, overtime workers, sticking to projects to the end.
Those born in the first pada of Chitra Nakshatra are creative with technical ability, architects, drawing blueprints and technical manuals, and want to be recognized for what is built with details.
Chitra Nakshatra 2nd Pada:
Those born in the second pada of Chitra Nakshatra are highly intelligent, devoted to learning, sweet speakers, womanizers, experts in all jobs, happy, and respected by the learned.
Those born in the second pada of Chitra Nakshatra are intelligent, educated, knowledgeable, constantly studying, being prepared to face anything with the information.
Those born in the second pada of Chitra Nakshatra are very detailed oriented, understanding order, perfectionist, dedicated to getting things correct, understanding liability, and responsibility organized.
Those born in the second pada of Chitra Nakshatra are particular about arranging things, obsessive to a point, sometimes obsessive-compulsive.
Chitra Nakshatra 3rd Pada:
Those born in the third pada of Chitra Nakshatra are brave, daring, successful in any job, famous, having control over their senses, peaceful, always enjoyers, interested in the varied type of sex, endowed with family and good children, and earn respect and fame in the world.
Those born in the third pada of Chitra Nakshatra are calm, peaceful, tranquil, socially active, passionate, sexual, and interested in relationships.
Those born in the third pada of Chitra Nakshatra are diplomatic yet very technical approach in business, creative about making deals, success in business through dedication creative with jewelry,
Those born in the third pada of Chitra Nakshatra are fashion, crafts, arts, music, dance, film, and game design systematic towards partnership or marriage, conservative in relationships, not jumping into arrangements, and taking time to judge things.
Chitra Nakshatra 4th Pada:
Those born in the fourth pada of Chitra Nakshatra are brave, daring, but sad. They are incapable of carrying out good works. They tread a forbidden path, stingy, affected by some mental trouble, increased the circle of enemies, and always unhappy.
Those born in the fourth pada of Chitra Nakshatra are mysterious, secret side, hidden nature, passion-filled, seeking deep intimacy in partnership, deep sexual nature, interested in sexual knowledge, the psychology of relationships and sex, interested in the occult for relationship purpose, astrological compatibility.
Those born in the fourth pada of Chitra Nakshatra are possessive over partners, obsessive, revenge-minded, getting back at ex-lovers technical business dealings, "underground" business, black market, underground buildings.
Those born in the fourth pada of Chitra Nakshatra are deal with gemstones and diamonds(jeweller), underground resources like mining, coal, or other time-pressured" resource like oil lover of "darker" arts, sexually themed art, creating dark fashions, goths, etc.
Sun’s Ingress (Oct 10 - Oct 22) for Chitra Nakshatra
The sun enters Chitra Nakshatra on Oct 10 and remains there till Oct 22. If you are born during this period, your Sun is in Chitra Nakshatra.
Vijayadashami, Dasara, or Dhasera is celebrated during this period. Shami tree is worshipped on this day. Shami is a tree for Dhanista Nakshatra. Generally, Vijayadashami occurs when Moon is in Dhanista Nakshatra.
Bhagavan Buddha Jayanti or birth and Shree Madhwacharya Jayanti are on Vijayadashami day.
On Vijayadhashami, Moon is in Makara Rashi and the Sun is in Kanya Rashi. On this day, both Sun and Moon are in Nakshatra of Mars, and the mars indicate commander in chief. Vijayadashami is also considered a day to attack the enemy.
Tree of Chitra: Bilva
Bilva, Bael, or Aegle marmelos is offered to Lord Shiva. Bilva has trifoliate compound leaves, and they are offered to Lord Shiva. Bilva is called Bhadra or pure. It is said that the Bilva tree emits positive frequencies. Bilva tree is supposed to be planted on the northeast of the house. Bilva is called Shree vruksha. Many ceremonies like Bilva Navami or Bilva Saptami are performed in the Hindu religion to worship the Bilva tree. If Bilva and Umbara trees grow together, then the underground water source will be at a distance of 4.5 feet to the south of both the trees and at a depth of 18 feet.
Application of Chitra Nakshatra:
Bilva flower relieves dysentery and diarrhoea.
Bilva fruit oil relieves chest congestion and cold.
Bilva stem and leaves improve digestion power.
Bilva stem is also good for the heart.
Bilva leaves relieve colic pain and vomiting.
Astronomical Information of Chitra Nakshatra
Almost all astronomers agree that Yogathara of Chitra is Spica or Alpha Virginis. It is the brightest star in Virgo. Its color is distinctly blue-white. Spica is at least 2 stars. Both are larger and hotter than the Sun. It is a blue-white star and considered a scorching star. Spica is one of the hottest stars visible in the night sky. The main star is one of the closest stars to the Sun. Moon can occult SpicaMoon can occult Spica.
The Sun passes a little more than 2 degrees north of Spica around October 16th every year. Star’s heliacal rising occurs about 2 weeks later. Every 8 years Venus passes Spica around the time of heliacal rising.
Remedies for Chitra Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology
Grey francolin or Titar meat
Vaastu Sooktham, Sala Sooktham
Ashwini Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology
Sign(Rashi) compatibility of Kanya Rashi and Chitra Nakshatra Bride or Groom
Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Sign(Rashi) compatibility of Tula Rashi and Chitra Nakshatra Bride or Groom
Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius
Nakshatra Compatibility of Kanya Rashi and Chitra Nakshatra Bride
Nakshatra Compatibility of Tula Rashi and Chithra Nakshatra Groom
Aries: Ashwini, Krittika*
Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
Gemini: Ardra, Punarvasu
Cancer: Punarvasu, Aashlesha
Virgo: Uttara, Hasta, Chitra*
Libra: Swati*, Vishakha*
Scorpio: Vishakha, Jyeshta
Sagittarius: Moola, Uttharashada
Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravana, Dhanishta
Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shaabhisha*, Poorvabhadra
Compatibility Factors of Chitra Nakshatra
Nadi: Madhya or middle.
Gana (Nature): Rakshasa or daemon.
Yoni (Animal Symbol): Vyaghra or tiger.
Result of wearing new clothes on Chitra Nakshatra: Good news.
Result of first menses on Chitra Nakshatra: Visual artist, a painter, enjoys pleasures, expert marketing person, beautiful and sensual.
Result of performing Shraddha on Chitra Nakshatra: Development of personality.
Beneficial Activities on Chitra: Wearing new clothes and jewelry, washing precious clothes for the first time, beginning of new construction, plantation, stitching clothes, selling, marketing, starting a new job, monetary investment, plowing, sowing seeds, Vaman, Virechan, Shiramokshan and entering a new property.
Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Chitra: Naming, piercing, first solid feeding to baby, haircut, shave, manicure, pedicure, threading, first shave of a baby, start learning a new subject, introducing letters to a baby, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha.
Summary of Chitra Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology
a shining jewel
Tvashtri (the celestial architect)
persons skilled in making ornaments, jewelry, dyeing, painting, writing, singing and perfumery, mathematicians, weavers, ophthalmic surgeons, and the king's corn.
Service providers, Community helpers
Moon in Chitra
the person wears multi-colored clothes and garlands, has beautiful eyes and limbs.