A person born in Purva Phalguni in Astrology is of Confident Nature, Bold in Approach, Straight Forward and One Finds Luck and is Prosperous in Life Intelligent, Open Minded toward Others, Creative Minded and Artistic Enjoyer of Fine Arts, Love of/Participating in the Entertainment Industry Natural Artists, Actors, Musicians, Singers, Interest in Painting, Designing, Glamour, Fashion, Photography Can possess much Information on Music, Arts.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology is one of the Adhomukhi Nakshatras (or the Nakshatras which have their mouths downwards). In these nakshatras, things related to tanks, wells, temples, mining, digging, etc. can be auspiciously begun and performed.
Symbol: A Platform The symbol for Purvafalguni is a stage or a platform. This has 2 meanings. First, the stage for birth has been formed. This is also an indication of the development of hands and legs.
Deity: The Bhaga The lord of Purva is Bhaga. Bhaga is one of the Aadhithya. He is the son of Aadhithi and Kashyapa. Bhaga’s wife is Siddhi. Usha is a sister of Bhaga. Bhaga is considered the god of morning and happiness. The meaning of the word Bhaga is 10 different types of wealth. He is also a god of marriage. Bhaga indicates wealth gained from one’s own family. Bhaga represents the body of all living beings. The path of Aadhithya is clear. They are soft-spoken and pleasant. They have more food and children. Aadhithya indicates abundant wealth. Aadhithya gives justice, happiness, and moral qualities.
Vedic Story Bhaga was a priest at the fire sacrifice or Yadnya where Rudhra’s beloved wife Sati killed herself. Sati is the daughter of Daksha and Prasuthi. Sati got married to Rudhra but Daksha was not in favour of this wedding. Once Daksha organized aYadnya and invited all the gods but Rudhra and Sati were excluded from the Dak-sha Yadnya. Sati still came and was insulted by Daksha. Due to this Sati got upset and she jumped in the Yadnya Kunda or fire pit.
When Rudhra got to know about this, he got very angry. He sent his incarnation created from just 2 of his hair to destroy the Yadnya. The incarnation was named Veerabhadhra. Veerabhadhra blinded the Bhaga for being a priest of the Yadnya.
133⁰ 20” - 146⁰ 40””
Zosma or Delta Leonis
North of Poorvafalguni
+ 14⁰ 20”’
137⁰ 27” 33’’
11h 13m 50.6s
+20⁰ 33” 4
Characteristics of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology
One in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra will be handsome, attractive eyes, endowed with soft hands and feet, long-lived, prominent veins.
One is bright, brilliant.
One in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra has pride, angry, cruelty.
One in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra is heroic, strong, courageous, candid.
One who carries out difficult work, skillful.
One is generous, charitable, helps others, nurtures many, in the service of kings.
One is clever, discerning, learned, wise, prominent amongst the learned.
One cunning/deceitful, fraud.
One is enjoyer, sensual, loves women, an expert in lovemaking, an expert in music and dance.
One is reserved, fearful.
One in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra is idle, wanders.
One will get few children.
One in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra loves brothers.
One will be a strict transactor.
One is wealthy.
One fierce in disposition, interested in torturing and confining others.
One born of Rajamsha.
Attributes of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology
Spread from 13'20" to 26'40" Simha.
It is also called the Bhagadaivata Star. All majestic pleasure, prosperity, love, enjoyment, and sensual delight are caused by this Nakshatra.
The origin of creation signifies coming into being and development. Its closure means destruction. The individual in personal life succeeds in mastering the six impulses, especially the impulse of creativity which also masters death. Therefore, on the one hand, this star symbolizes the joy of creation and enjoyment, and on the other hand, signifies desirelessness and asceticism.
On the one hand, it is the gateway to the creation and its basic seed, on the other hand, it aims at renunciation, dissolution, and a merger in 'Brahma'. Fame and renown are the special features of this star. Poorva Falguni and Uttara Falguni are symbols of good fortune and luck. It is the birth star of Guru.
Description of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise
According to Hora Sara: The native who has Purva phalguni Nakshatra as his natal Nakshatra will be an affable speaker, liberal in donations, mean-minded (or depressed), be burdened with varied expenses, have obedient servants, be famous, dear to the king, and will fear war.
According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born under the star (Poorvaphalguni)- i.e. when the Moon is in that asterism, he will be restless, practicing evil, liberal, strong, and longing for women.
According to Sage Narada: One born in Poorva Phalguni will be brilliant, a wanderer, charitable, versed in the art of dance, discerning and skillful.
According to Brihat Samhita: The star Purvaphalguni makes one sweet-tongued, liberal in gifts, bright in appearance, fond of wandering, and a servant of the king.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Pada Description
Purva PhalguniNakshatra 1st Pada:
Those born in the first pada of Purva Phalguni are endowed with all good qualities, enjoy life, endowed with many children, kind-hearted, capable of doing varied jobs, satisfied, trouble others, not trusted, cruel, soft-spoken, and loved by people.
Those born in the first pada of Purva Phalguni are Independent, Focus on Self, Self Made, Confident, Willful and Courageous Wanting to Stand Out, Being Recognized as Authority, Entitled to Lead, Be the Most Creative of Leaders.
Those born in the first pada of Purva Phalguni are Aesthetically Pleasing, Standing Out, Showcasing Looks, Wearing Luxurious Items Naturally Creative, Creative in Business, Entertainment Industry, Drawing Attention to Oneself.
Those born in the first pada of Purva Phalguni are Issues with Over Blown Ego, Stubborn, Laziness, Conceited, Hot and Short Tempered.
Purva PhalguniNakshatra 2nd Pada:
Those born in the second pada of Purva Phalguni are famous, unenthusiastic, sad, and hate women.
Those born in the second pada of Purva Phalguni are Intellectual, Knowledgeable, Clever, Calm in Approach yet Enthusiastic, Communicative Active, Goal Oriented, Detailed, Perfectionists, Workaholics, Natural Managers.
Those born in the second pada of Purva Phalguni are Creative, Focused on Specific Creative Goals, Worried About Creative Efforts, Creating Wealth through Creative Work Efforts.
Those born in the second pada of Purva Phalguni are Perfect artists, Producing Timeless or Special Works, Particular, Making No Mistakes, Taking Time on Work Businessmen, Natural enterprises, Traders, Brokers, Writers, Technical or Creative Writers.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra 3rd Pada:
Those born in the third pada of Purva Phalguni love their relatives, experts in architecture and sculpture, and great givers. They are great and experts in many fields, attractive to womenfolk, always doing a good job they may be said to be perfect personalities.
Those born in the third pada of Purva Phalguni are Creative Through Relationships, Inspired by Relationships, Needing another to Unlock Creative Talents, Love Pushes Person Forward, Energy Comes When Engaged in Partnerships, Team Player.
Those born in the third pada of Purva Phalguni are Emphasis on Relationships, Showing Compassion in Relationships, Generous and Soft Hearted, Helping Partners in Need Wanting to Be Popular, Showcasing a Beautiful Image Before Others, Bring Sensual Desires to Partners, Inspiring Partners Dressing Style.
Those born in the third pada of Purva Phalguni are Very Creative, Entrepreneur, Wanting to Draw Attention to an Art, Refining Art, Making Something look more Aesthetically Pleasing Love of Team Sports, Playing with a Partner, Enjoying Competition for Social Pleasure, Designing Team Uniforms Co-Dependent Issues, Inspiration Dies When Alone, Lack of Strong Competitiveness Looked Down Upon.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra 4th Pada:
Those born in the fourth pada of Purva Phalguni are support Gods and Brahmins, capable administrators, wealthy and carry out good works.
Those born in the fourth pada of Purva Phalguni are Intensely Creative, Wanting to Express Themselves Through Artistic Express, Competitive Artists, Wanting to be the Best Creator, Art competitions.
Those born in the fourth pada of Purva Phalguni are Lover of Darker Art, Mystical Art, Astrological Art, Art Portraying Death and Rebirth, Art Inspired by Deep Feeling, Showcasing Psychological Themes in Arts, Poets, Song Writers.
Those born in the fourth pada of Purva Phalguni are Willful, Courageous, Aggressive, Ambitious, High Goals, Biting Off More than Can Take On, Sports Talents, Fiery Competitive, Athletic, Aesthetic Arts, Graceful at Sports Creative at Sports, Inventing New Moves, Styles, Formations or Refining Classic Concepts.
Sun’s Ingress (Aug 30 - Sept 12) of Purva Phalguni
Sun enters Poorvafalguni on Aug 30 and stays there till Sept 12.
If you are born during this period then your Sun is in Poorva Nakshathra. If we consider the phase of a mother and baby it can be correlated to the prayers during this period because, during this period goddess Parvathi, Harthalika or Gauri is worshipped along with her son Lord Ganesha.
Gauri is the mother and worshipping her suggests the care to be taken of the pregnant mother during this period for a healthy child like Ganesha.
Tree of Purva Phalguni: Palash
Palash or Butea monosperma has the best alkali-yielding nature. The leaves are used to make plates. Flowers are added to water to play during the Holi festival. Ketu is considered like flowers of the Palash tree. Palash is used as an offering in religious practices (Havan). Some people also tie its root to the arm. The wood is used to make utensils for religious ceremonies (Yadnya). After the threading ceremony, one is supposed to carry a stick made of Palash tree. The flowers of the Palash tree are offered to goddess Kali and Lord Krishna. Due to its flowers, it is called the flame of the forest.
Applications of Palash
A decoction of Palash bark powder is used in menstrual irregularities.
Powder of Palash seeds is effective in the case of intestinal worms.
Palash stem resin along with warm water helps in piles.
A paste of Palash flowers applied on the skin is effective in restoring skin color.
Palash bark decoction along with salt is used in case of nasal congestion.
Astronomical Information of Purva Phalguni
Astronomers are divided on Yogathara of Poorva. Some of them think it is Delta Leonis and others think it is Theta Leonis. I have selected Delta Leonis based on apparent magnitude and longitude. This star comes on the rump of the Leo. It is a triple star. It is double the size of the Sun and emits 15 times light than Sun. It is a white star and considered as hotter than average star
Remedies for Purva Phalguni Nakshatrain Vedic Astrology
Shastika, Njavara or Navara rice
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology