Nakshatra

Mrigashira Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

People born in Mrigashira nakshatra are friendly, Sincere, Easily Trusting of Others, Gain several Friends, Large Social Circle with it, Attractive to Potential Romantic Partners Chasing What is of Interest, Always Ever Seeking, Lover of Travel, Exploring new Places,

Mrigashira 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.

Mrigashira Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: A Deer
The symbol for Mrigshira (Mrigasheersha) is Deer and the deity of Mrigasheersha is the Moon.

Deity: The Soma
The deity of Mrigashirsha is Soma. ‘Sa’ means a juice produced from grinding. Soma indicates a plant or a creeper. Soma is also one of the names of the Moon. Soma is a master of great Mantra or chanting. He can get the principle at the level of understanding. He is fast and sustains senses. He is the owner of wealth, food grains, and nourishment. The deity of this nakshatra is also called Chandra or the Moon. Chandra means the one who shines or glitters. One more meaning of the word Soma is the one with a mate, and we will learn more about this meaning in the coming pages.

Vedic Story
The deity of Mrigashirsha is Soma, Chandra, or the Moon. Chandra is a young, beautiful, fair, and two-armed deity. According to some references from Rhugvedha, the chariot of Moon is driven by antelopes. Antelopes are deer-like species. You may observe this in the above picture.
Moon is the father of Budha. He had an affair with the wife of Bruhaspathi andBudha was born. He also received a curse from Lord Ganesha because he laughed at the lord.

Range53⁰ 20” - 66⁰ 40”
RashiTauras&Gemini (Vrishabh & Mithuna)
YogatharaMeissa or Lambda Orioni
PositionNorth of Mrugasheersha
Apparent magnitude3.66
Latitude-13⁰ 22” 12’
Longitude59⁰ 50” 59’
Right ascension5h34m51.7s
Declination9⁰ 55” 52’

Characteristics of Mrigashira Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Handsome, broad body, prone to several accidents in boyhood, sickly, squint-eyed
  • Affectionate to his mother, lovable, courteous, speak pleasantly
  • Always loving teachers, friendly with the king, respected/liked by authorities
  • Enthusiastic, bright, intelligent, interested in learning, skillful, knowledgeable in architecture, knowledge of tantra
  • Quick, fickle-minded, unstable, wandering
  • Delights in sensory enjoyments
  • Kingly, good at administration
  • Skillful, knowledgeable in architecture, knowledge of tantra
  • Sage-like, peace lover, obedient
  • Truthful, pure in heart, pure in conduct, respects and recognizes others' virtues, righteous, modest, timid, soft-hearted, love-sick
  • Feared, hates others, arrogant
  • Enjoys wealth and prosperity, monied
  • Uses bow and arrow
  • Will have many enemies and miseries, ever promotes quarrels, speaks ill, dirty

Attributes of Mrigashira Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Mrigashira Nakshatra extends from
    23'20" in Rishabha Rashi up to 6'40" in Mithun. The word Mriga represents forests, gardens, a search, a seeking to find, to roam about in the forests and a hunter, to seek, to blaze the trail, a guide, preceptor, an erotic affair, beauty of the countenance with particular emphasis on the radiant luster of the face, because of Chandra.
  • To seek as the star's primary characteristic, to discover hidden treasures after the churning of the Sea, the Samudra Manthan of the Hindu Mythology, the mother, motherly conduct that is to say maternal instincts, self-sacrifice without hope of requital, etc.
  • Chandra is the lord of the mind, so all mental attitude, good or bad, sympathies and antipathies, patience and impatience, the fidgetiness and placidity, imagination, the gift of poetry, purity, sweetness, and light, physical and mental aspects, all these come within this star and when things of sweetness and light of physic as also of the mind, both derivatives from Chandra, the horoscope of Rabindra Nath comes to mind.
  • His Janma Lagna was Meena with Chandra there and Guru was in Karkata Rashi. Because of this yoga, Rabindra Nath had something like physical translucence, which was the object of admiration worldwide, wherever people met. Also, at the same time, his poetry enthralled the whole world.

Description of Mrigashira Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: The person born in Mrigashira Nakshatra will be fickle-minded, will have a broad body, will be sickly, prone to several accidents in boyhood, enthusiastic, and will have many enemies and miseries.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If at a person's birth, the Moon be in (Mrigasirsha), he will be soft-hearted, wandering, squint-eyed, love-sick, and ailing.
  • According to Sage Narada: One born in Mrigasira will be enthusiastic, unstable and timid in disposition, wealthy, a peace-lover, pure in conduct, will know about Tantra (inculcating the methods of worship of Lord Siva and Mother Sakthi), be lordly, learned and skillful.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: One born under the star Mrigasirsa becomes fickle, clever, timid, eloquent, Wealthy, and endowed with sensual pleasures.

Mrigashira Nakshatra Pada Description

Mrigashira Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Those born in the first pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are well built, monied, killers of the father, serve the king, are afraid of family, and always thinking about the next world.
  • Those born in the first pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Ego is Strongly Intertwined With the Need to Discover, Passionate In Life, Natural Explorer Intellectual, Well Educated.
  • Those born in the first pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra seek life's meaning through Creative Self Expression, Natural Born Artist, Singer, Writer.
  • Those born in the first pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Creating great works through Understanding Life, Directing, Screen Plays, Producer, Song Writing, Poets.

Mrigashira Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Those born in the second pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are pleasant, neutrals, perform religious functions, knowledgeable, enjoyers, stingy, and without progeny. But they are also said to have children and grandchildren and daring; peaceful, and know the inner depths of others' mind.
  • Those born in the second pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Communicative, Mental Abilities, Writers, Satirical, Humorous, Quiet, Reserved Valuing Cleanliness, Finding a Routine.
  • Those born in the second pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are  Perfectionist, Searching for Flaws, Always Looking to Fix Things Looking to Express Oneself Through making a Perfect Creative Work, All of the Creative Work is Self Scrutinized, Never Good Enough, Always A Work In Progress Seeking Ways to be Healthier.
  • Those born in the second pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Looking for Organization, Seeking Efficiency in Life Nervous, Anxious, Obsessive-Compulsive, Expecting the Best, Alienating Others Through Judgments, Seeking Impossible Perfections.

Mrigashira Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Those born in the third pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are givers, wise, knowers of scriptures' meaning, truthful and pure in mind. They live with the king.
  • Those born in the third pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Intellectual Seeking, Seeking Mental Connections, Intellectual Relationships Creativity is Business Minded.
  • Those born in the third pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Creative talents applied toward Business Business Partnerships that help inspire, Diplomatic Situations Are Needed, Balanced Partnerships Bring Results, Relationships Needed for Inspiration Working in Cultured Fields, Social Media Work.
  • Those born in the third pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Blogging, Projects with Others, Fashion, Group Advertising Unbalanced Partnerships Hurt Confidence in Ideas, Co-Dependence Issues.

Mrigashira Nakshatra 4th Pada:

  • Those born in the last pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are hated others, sexy, endowed with many children, with injured head, always sick, fools, and daring.
  • Those born in the last pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Seeking for What is Hidden, Interested in the Dark Side, Things Hidden from the Surface Interest into Death, Life, Rebirth, What is Hidden in the Earth or Away from the Surface Eye.
  • Those born in the last pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Looking for Depth, Occult, Mysticism, Astrology, Tarot, Reiki Healing Communicating about Depth Matters, Investigator, Heavy Researcher Mystery Writing, Investigative Journalism.
  • Those born in the last pada of Mrigashira Nakshatra are Helping Others, Reaching into the Darkness, Bring People to the Light Through Words, Helping People in Emergencies Writing to Help Others Discover Themselves, Writing Self Help Pieces.

Sun’s Ingress (Jun 7 - Jun 20) for Mrigashira Nakshatra

  • Sun enters Mrigashiraon Jun 7 and stays there till Jun 20. If you are born during this period, your Sun is in Mrigashira Nakshatra. During this period, Monsoon gets activated throughout India. Like we learned some time ago, Mriga also means the chase, indicating the chase of clouds just before heavy rains.
  • Soma, or the Moon, which signifies water, is the Nakshatra's deity. Here you would have understood how the same word is applied in various contexts. For example, Soma is applied in the context of rains or water; it is also applied in the context of a human birth cycle and finally to indicate the deity of Mrigashira Nakshathra.

Tree of Mrigashira : Khadira

A tree for Mrigashira is Khadira, Khaira, or Acacia Catechu. Khadira is effective in skin disorders. It is also a good treatment for leprosy. It is a good blood
purifier and good for gums as well.

Applications of Khadira

  • This tree's wood is used in spiritual practices like Homa and Yadnya. Even Yadnya implants are made of Khadira.
  • It is useful as a toothbrush.
  • It brings stability to the body.
  • The decoction is effective in diabetes and urinary tract disorders.
  • It treats skin diseases very well.

Astronomical Information of Mrigashira Nakshatra

  • Almost all astronomers agree that Yogathara ofMrigashira is Meissa or lambda Orionis.
  • It has about 28 times the Sun's mass and 10 times the Sun’s radius. It is a double star. The ring of nebulosity surrounds it. It is a blue star and considered the hottest star.

Remedies for Mrigashira Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedWild deer meat or food from jungle e.g. Honey or roots
DonateKheer or payasam
VrathamSomavara Vratham, Vata Pournima Vratham, Kojagiri Pournima
Vedic SookthamPavamana Sooktham

Mrigashira Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Vrishabh Sign Mrigashira Nakshatra Bride

Gemini, Cancer, Scorpio, Aquarius

Sign (Rashi) Compatibility of Mithuna Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra Bride

Aries, Taurus, Leo, Virgo, Sagittarius, Aquarius

Sign (Rashi) Compatibility of Vrishabh Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra Groom

Gemini, Cancer, Scorpio, Aquarius

Sign (Rashi)Compatibility of Mithuna Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra Groom

Aries, Taurus, Virgo, Sagittarius

Nakshatra Compatibility of Vrishabh Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra

Bride

  • Aries: Ashwini, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Mrigashira*, Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Pushya, Aashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta*
  • Libra: Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshtha
  • Capricorn: Uttarashadha, Shravana
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadrapada, Revati*

Nakshatra Compatibility of Mithuna Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra

Bride

  • Aries: Ashwini*, Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashira
  • Gemini: Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva, Uttara*
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta, Chitra
  • Libra: Swati*, Vishakha
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Poorvashadha, Uttarashadha
  • Capricorn: Uttarashadha, Shravana
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadhrapada, Revati*

Nakshatra Compatibility of Vrishabh Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra

Groom

  • Aries: Ashwini
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Mrigashira, Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Pushya, Aashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta*
  • Libra: Swati*, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravana*
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadrapada, Revati*

Nakshatra Compatibility of Mithuna Rashi and Mrigashira Nakshatra

Groom

  • Aries: Ashwini, Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashira
  • Gemini: Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva, Uttara*
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta, Chitra
  • Libra: Swati*, Vishakha
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Poorvashadha, Uttarashada
  • Capricorn: Uttarashada, Shravana
  • Aquarius: Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadrapada, Revati

Compatibility Factors of Mrigashira Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Madhya or middle
  • Gana (nature): Deva or god
  • Yoni (animal symbol): Sarpa or Snake
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Mrigashira Nakshatra: Challenges from animals or vehicles
  • Result of first menses on Mrigashira Nakshatra: Good qualities, religious, liked by husband, committed and may have a son
  • Result of performing shraddha on Mrigashira Nakshatra: Fame
  • Beneficial activities on Mrigashira: Travelling, beginning of new construction, plantation, marketing, digging a well or a borewell, begin learning dance, starting a new job, monetary investment, ploughing, sowing seeds, Vaman, Virechan, Shiramokshan, and entering a new property.
  • Beneficial samskara or ceremonies on Mrigashira: Naming, haircut, shave, manicure, pedicure, threading, piercing, intercourse for progeny, first solid feeding to baby, first shave of a baby, start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha, Deeksha and wedding.

Summary of Mrigashira Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerMangal (Mars)
Symboldeer
DeityChandra (the Moon)
RulershipFragrant articles, garments, aquatic products, flowers, fruits, gems, foresters (or forest dwellers), birds, beasts, those who partake in Soma juice (in sacrifices), musicians, lovers, and carriers of letters.
Work profileCommunity helper, Service provider
Moon in Mrigashira One is fickle-minded, ingenious, shy, energetic, wealthy, and a great epicure.
ActivityPassive
CasteServant
Directionlevel/Sideways
GenderNeuter
NadiPitta
NatureMridu (soft)
QualityTamasic
YoniSerpent
SpecieDevata
TattvaEarth
PurusharthaMoksha or enlightenment