Nakshatra

Dhanishta Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

The word Dhanishta can be split into Dhan and Eshtha. Dhana means wealth, and that means appropriate. The literal meaning of the word Dhanishtha is appropriate wealth. Dhanishta nakshatra in astrology is one of the Urdhvamukhi Nakshatras (or the Nakshatras, which have their mouths upwards). In these nakshatras, things related to palaces, coronations, boundary walls, and tall structures can be auspiciously begun and performed.

Dhanishta Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: A Mrudhangam (Indian Drums)
The symbol for Dhanishtha is Mardhala or Mrudhangam. This is a kind of drum. Mrudhangam is an indication that the baby’s hearing is fully developed. Additionally, the posture of a baby during this period is like Mrudhangam. Here is a picture of Mrudhangam.

Deity: The Ashtavasu
Dhanishtha’s deities are Ashtavasu. Vasu’s are the attendant deities of the Vishnu. They are 8 elemental gods. They include the 5 elements of the Panchamahabhootha. They also include the Sun, the Moon, and Nakshathra.

Range0⁰ - 13⁰ 20”
RashiAries (Mesha)
YogatharaSheraton or Beta Arietis
Apparent Magnitude2.64
Latitude8⁰ 29” 14’
Longitude10⁰ 06” 46’
Right ascension1h 54m 21.8s
Declination+20⁰ 47” 1’

Characteristics of Dhanishta Nakshatra in Astrology

  • The person is hot constitutional, long feet, suffers from diseases like tuberculosis, the good eater will eat anything.
  • The person is endowed with many good qualities, excellent behaviour.
  • The person accomplishes his work only throughs protects others.
  • The person is bright, bountiful, splendorous, heroic, daring- interested in music; fond of dance, songs, and women; decorated by jewellery.
  • The person is very famous, has a good establishment.
  • The person is fickle-minded, cruel, hates Brahmins.
  • The person is respected by relatives, loved by women.
  • The person is religious, worships the gods and elders, serves the elders, respects others.
  • The person is wealthy.
  • The person is very generous [also: stingy, miserly.
  • The person is sad, bereft of sadness.
  • The person is stubborn, difficult to win.
  • The person is addicted to vices, after other women.

Attributes of Dhanishta Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Spread from 23'20" in Makar up to 6'40" in Kumbha.
  • Vasu is the deity of this star- it is the giver of wealth, precious stone, valuable articles, gold, opulence, etc.
  • Asthavasu derives from Ganga. The virtues of these gods are associated with this star. Persons born under this star are hostile to women because they lack adequate sexual power.
  • If Shani is the lord of the 7th house and also in this star - any other Graha in the 7th house and associated with this star will also do - the native will be sexually weak. It has to be noted that Shani himself is a eunuch.
  • The native of the Star seldom marries or marriage is difficult for him; if married conjugal relation is seldom happy.
  • Anthropomorphically this is the back of Kalapurush.

Description of Dhanishta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: One with Dhanishta as birth Nakshatra will be wealthy, liberal in donation, courageous, lose his wife, be happy in foreign countries, be a liar, be talkative, and like dancing and singing.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born in the star (Sravishtha), he will be credulous, wealthy, plump in the thighs and the neck, and joyful.
  • According to Sage Narada: One born in Dhanishta will be munificent, addicted to vices, miserly, fond of dance, songs, and women, will accomplish his work only through peace, be splendorous and heroic.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: Star Dhanishta makes one charitable, heroic, wealthy, greedy for money, and fond of music.

Dhanishta Nakshatra Pada Description

Dhanishta Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Leo Navamsa (Governed by Sun)
  • The person will be Intelligent, Ambitious in Life, Aimed to Fulfil Hopes and Aspirations, Drawn to Success and Completion of Projects and Goals.
  • They are born in the first Pada of Dhanishta Nakshatra, are bestowed with a hefty body, and speak much. They carry on kings' works and are capable administrators. They are always successful and brave. They enjoy life and are endowed with many children. They sleep too much, fearful and low-minded.

Dhanishta Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Virgo Navamsa (Governed by Mercury)
  • The Person will be Sharp and Cunning Intellect, Dedicated to Working, Dependable Under Employment and Self Done Work, Practical, Willing to do Anything it Takes to Succeed Attaining Spirituality Communication expert, Talkative, Adaptive to Life, Open to New Ideas/Concepts Good with Hand-Eye Coordination, Great Engineers, Scientists, Inventors, Athletic Talents with Hands.
  • Those born in the Second Pada of Dhanishta Nakshatra are soft-spoken and obedient. They are learned and transact many things. They earn a lot of money; they serve the authority and are intelligent. They are equipoised towards joy and difficulties and loved by the learned.

Dhanishta Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Libra Navamsa (Governed by Venus)
  • The person will be Drawn to the Enjoyment of Social Activity, Spiritual Relationships, Lover of Group Oriented Activity, Prone to Becoming Famous through the Association Of Good Character, Likable by Others.
  • Those born in the Third Pada of Dhanishta Nakshatra are long-lived, endowed with good qualifies, and astrologers. They enjoy all things in life, famous and respected by kings. They are endowed with success and wisdom. They undertake all jobs, wealthy, religious, and accompanied by many relatives.

Dhanishta Nakshatra 4th Pada:

  • Scorpio Navamsa (Governed by Mars)
  • The person will be Ambitious, Driven for Success, Intense Researcher, Wanting to Uncover Something Original.
  • Those born in the Fourth Pada of Dhanishta Nakshatra are cruel, always angry, and earn by questionable means. They speak much, engaged in untruthful jobs, suffer from many diseases. They are great deceivers and bereft of relatives. They are engaged in gambling and are after other women, fools but brave.

Sun’s Ingress (Feb 6 – Feb 18) for Dhanishta Nakshatra

  • Sun is in Dhanishtha Nakshathra between February 6 to February 18. If you are born during this period, then your Sun is in Dhanishtha Nakshathra.
  • Guruprathipadha is celebrated during this period. On Guru Prathipadha, the incarnation of lord Dhatthathreya, Shree Nrusivha Saraswathi Maharaj left the physical form.
  • Kethu is the Karaka for enlightenment.

Tree of Dhanishta: Shami

A tree for Dhanishtha is Shami, benny, or Prosopis cineraria. Shami has so much religious significance in the Hindu religion. Shami means the one who eliminates. Hindu warriors used to pray for Shami before leaving for the battle. It is worshipped for power and victory. On Vijayadashami or Dhasera, the Shami tree is worshipped. Shami leaves are offered to Ganesha. Medicines.

Applications of Shami:-

1.Bark decoction is used for mouth gargling in mouth ulcers.
2.Bark powder is effective in joint pain, dysentery, and diarrhoea.
3.Leaves’ decoction is used to cure itching.
4.Bark paste is effective in bleeding disorders like piles and bleeding gums.
5.Flower paste is effective to prevent abortion.

Astronomical Information of Dhanishta Nakshatra

  • Most of the astronomers agree that Yogathara of Dhanishtha is Sualocin or Alpha Delphini. It consists of a binary star. It is a blue-white star and categorised as a very hot star.

Remedies for Dhanishta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedSplit Lentil or Dal
DonateStaple Food
VrathamDhanathrayodhashi
Vedic SookthamAshwinou Sooktham, Oshadhi Sooktham, Aarogya Sooktham

Dhanishta Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Makar Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshatra Bride or Groom

Libra, Aquarius

Rashi compatibility of Kumbha Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshatra Bride or Groom

Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn

Nakshatra Compatibility of Makar Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshatra Bride:-

  • Aries: Ashwini, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Aardhra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Aashlesha*
  • Virgo: Hastha
  • Libra: Chithra, Swathi, Vishakha*
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Jyeshtha
  • Sagittarius: Moola
  • Capricorn: Uttharashadha, Shravan,
  • Aquarius: Dhanishtha*, Shathatharaka, Poorvabhadhrapadha
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadhrapadha, Revathi

Nakshatra Compatibility of Makar Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshatra Bride:-

  • Aries: Ashwini, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Aardhra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Aashlesha*
  • Virgo: Hastha
  • Libra: Chithra, Swathi, Vishakha*
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Jyeshtha
  • Sagittarius: Moola
  • Capricorn: Uttharashadha, Shravan,
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta*, Shathatharaka, Poorvabhadhrapadha
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadhrapadha, Revathi

Nakshathra Compatibility of Kumbha Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshathra Groom:-

  • Aries: Ashwini, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Aardhra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Aashlesha*
  • Virgo: Hastha
  • Libra: Chithra, Swathi, Vishakha*
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Jyeshtha
  • Sagittarius: Moola
  • Capricorn: Uttharashadha, Shravan,
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shathatharaka, Poorvabhadhrapadha
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadhrapadha, Revati

Nakshatra Compatibility of Makar Rashi and Dhanishta Nakshathra Groom:-

  • Aries: Ashwini, Krittika,
  • Taurus: Krttika*, Rohini, Mrigashira
  • Gemini: Aardhra, Punarvasu
  • Leo: Magha
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hastha, Chitra
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati, Vishakha*
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola*, Uttharashada
  • Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravana, Dhanishta*
  • Aquarius: Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada

Compatibility Factors of Dhanishta Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Madhya or middle.
  • Gana (Nature): Rakshasa or daemon.
  • Yoni (Animal Symbol): Simha or lion.
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Dhanishta Nakshathra: Wealth.
  • Result of first menses on Dhanishta Nakshathra: Affluent, wealthy, happy, committed to duties, enjoys the company of children and grandchildren.
  • Result of performing Shraddha on Dhanishta Nakshathra: Gains.
  • Beneficial Activities on Dhanishta: Wearing new clothes and jewellery, learning to ride animals and vehicles, travelling, plantation of trees and crop, washing precious clothes for the first time, buying a new vehicle, stitching clothes, digging a well or a borewell, begin learning dance, monetary investment, ploughing, sowing seeds and entering a new property.
  • Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Dhanishta: Naming, piercing, first solid feeding to baby, first shave of a baby, haircut, shave, manicure, pedicure, threading, intercourse for progeny, start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha.

Summary of Dhanishta Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerVenus
SymbolA musical drum
DeityThe Vasus (8 deities associated with wealth and beneficial qualities)
RulershipMen without pride, eunuchs, fast friends, men who are hated by women, charitable persons, the very wealthy, peaceful (self-controlled) persons.
Moon in Dhanishta The person is charitable, wealthy, heroic, fond of song, and desirous to make money.
ActivityActive
CasteServant
DirectionUpward
GenderFemale
NadiPitta
NatureChara (movable)
QualityTamasic
YoniLion
SpecieRakshasa
TattvaEther
PurusharthDharma or religion
Work ProfileService providers, community helpers