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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.

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Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology

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.

Range133⁰ 20” - 146⁰ 40””
YogatharaZosma or Delta Leonis
PositionNorth of Poorvafalguni
Apparent magnitude2.56
Latitude+ 14⁰ 20”’
Longitude137⁰ 27” 33’’
Right ascension11h 13m 50.6s
Declination+20⁰ 33” 4

Characteristics of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology

  • The yoni animal of this nakshatra is a female rat.
  • As discussed in Magha nakshatra, female rats can mate 500 times in 6 hours.
  • The sexual drive and drive for pleasure is enormous.
  • The story of Phalguni is about Bhaga. He’s a God of good fortune, material bliss, sex, lust, love, romance and rest.
Lord Bhaga in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology
  • He also brings in family inheritance.
  • The story goes that when Daksha was doing a yagna he invited every god to attend except Shiva, who was one of his daughter’s husband.
  • Shiva was not invited, especially due to Sati marrying him.
  • Sati committed suicide, which irked Shiva and Virabhadra came and destroyed the yagna and blinded Bhaga, the deity of Purva Phalguni.
  • This is why Purva Phalguni natives spend money blindly and also they get their eyes injured at some point, even if it’s a pink eye or mosquito bite around the eye area.
  • Purva Phalguni especially do not like staying around yagnas, cutting onions, for too long as their eyes start to itch easily.
  • When we talk about Bhaga, he is a party animal, having sex parties, orgies, drinking and having countless mates.
  • For Bhaga sex and sexual expression was a way to experience divinity.
  • He is known to be brothers with Varuna and Indra.
  • All three brothers are known for party, drinking and enjoying everything heavens has to offer.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology
  • The symbolism of this nakshatra is a bed and fireplace.
  • This symbol is really known for the back legs of the bed, where the head rests.
  • When we think of a bed and fireplace it’s the coziest place and perhaps the most romantic spot.
  • You get a feeling of wintertime in snowy mountains with your beloved.
  • This is exactly what this nakshatra energy represents.
  • It is about rest, sleep, love making and enjoying one’s time.
  • Purva Phalguni people love sleeping on bed, they love sleeping in middle of the day, wanting to oversleep in the morning, working from the bed, eat from the bed; pretty much whatever can be done sitting on a table they rather do it on bed.
  • Most of the time you will also find jugs of water or many glasses of water near the bedside as the opposite sign is Aquarius, the water bearer.
  • Phalgunis also are known to love eating salmon, extra salted foods, fried foods or junk food.
  • This habit stems from Bhaga’s big appetite for everything, especially food made of pure ghee, which means oily food.
  • The Phalguni is also known as the star of marriage, although sex before marriage is seen with Purva and commitment of marriage is seen through Uttara but such nakshatra individual not only strive for a strong bond in their relationship but they are brilliant match makers.
  • If you need someone to match you then look for a Phalguni.
  • Sometimes they even become professional matchmakers, not just in love and romance but also in business.

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 Phalguni Nakshatra 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 Phalguni Nakshatra 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 in Astrology 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 Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedShastika, Njavara or Navara rice
DonateStaple food
VrathamMahalakshmi Vratham
Vedic SookthamBhagya Sooktham

Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Rashi Compatibility of Purva Nakshatra Bride

Aries, Gemini, Cancer, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Pisces

Rashi Compatibility of Purva Nakshatra Groom

Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Pisces

Nakshatra Compatibility of Purva Nakshatra Bride

  • Aries: Ashwini*, Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Mrigasheersha, Aardhra*, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Pushya, Ashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hastha
  • Libra: Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Poorvashadha, Uttarashadha*
  • Aquarius: Shathatharaka, Purvabhadrapadha
  • Pisces: Purvabhadhra, Uttarabhadhra, Revati

Nakshatra Compatibility of Poorva Nakshathra Groom

  • Aries: Ashwini*, Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini
  • Gemini: Mrigasheersha, Ardra*, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Ashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara
  • Virgo: Uttara*, Hasta
  • Libra: Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Purvashadha, Uttarashadha*
  • Aquarius: Shathatharaka, Purvabhadhrapadha
  • Pisces: Purvabhadhra*, Uttarabhadra, Revati

Compatibility Factors of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Madhya or middle
  • Gana (nature): Dev or god
  • Yoni (animal symbol): Mooshak or mouse
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Purva Phalguni: Penalty from government
  • Result of first menses on Purva Phalguni Nakshatra: Supportive to others but feels helpless, aggressive, not so clean, children’s behaviour can be unpleasant, can be unclean.
  • Result of performing shraddha on Purva Phalguni Nakshatra: Good fortune
  • Beneficial activities on Purva Phalguni: Diplomacy, attack on the enemy, manufacturing weapons, marketing and partnerships.
  • Beneficial samskara or ceremonies on Purva Phalguni: Start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha

Quality of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • This is ugra nakshatra, which is a fierce nakshatra. This quality of the nakshatra is very different and becomes a compliment for such sensual, sexual nakshatra.
  • This nakshatra may sound creative, sensual, lustful, sexual, social, but there is a fire that breaths within, just like the chaos that Shiva created during the yagna of Daksha.
  • Activities done on this nakshatra day turns out to be volatile and violent; creating disputes and arguments.

Caste of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • The caste of this nakshatra is Brahmin (Priestly).
  • This is an individual, who has extreme lust and passion for knowledge and understanding rituals and themes of one’s ancestory.
  • Do not mistake his or her sexual nature with someone who is an airhead. Sex and lust has no bearing on one’s intelligence.

Sound of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • Mo- pada 1, Taa- pada 2, Tee- pada 3, Too- pada 4, sound has an extremely important role to play with nakshatra.
  • Everything we do, say, buy, wear, drive has a name attach to it known as brand. One must look at their chart with accurate time of birth and see where the nakshatra of Purva Phalguni is in their chart, which means where is the sign of Leo.
  • If someone is a Gemini ascendant then the 3rd house would be Leo; when using such brands or names that starts with such sounds would be beneficial for travel, communication, sales, marketing, self-effects and performing arts, and creating social circle.

Remedies of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

  • The best remedy for this nakshatra is the bed.
  • When the bed is not in a good shape, and wobbly or having cracks in the legs their life will be unbalanced.
  • One of the most important things for Phalguni is to have a bed with a headboard.
  • A headboard represents support, structure and luxury.
  • The other thing that is important for them is to do fire ceremonies every month like a yagna, havan, bonfire; even cooking on an open fire becomes a remedy. The other important thing is a fireplace in the South direction.
  • When these folks move into a house with a fireplace in the South, their life lights up and gives them warmth.
  • The other simple remedy is to have a statue of a brass mouse in their home, especially in Southwest or South direction.

Summary of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerVenus
SymbolA Hammock
DeityBhaga (one of the Adityas, responsible for conjugal bliss and wealth)
Rulership Actors, young women, amiable persons, musicians, artists, commodities, cotton, salt, honey, oil, and boys.
Work profileTeacher, counsellor, consultant
Moon in Purva phalguniThe person is sweet-spoken and is persuasive in speech. He is agreeable, generous, handsome, majestic, very prone to travel (by foot), and engaged in honoring and serving the king.
NatureUgra (fierce)
PurusharthaKama or desire

What is Special about Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

This is ugra nakshatra, which is a fierce nakshatra. This quality of the nakshatra is very different and becomes a compliment for such sensual, sexual nakshatra. This nakshatra may sound creative, sensual, lustful, sexual, social, but there is a fire that breaths within, just like the chaos that Shiva created during the yagna of Daksha.

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Who is the Lord of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?


Who is the Deity of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?


What is the Symbol of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Front legs of a bed, Swinging hammock, Fireplace, Platform

What is the Gana of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Manushya (Human)

What is the Quality of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Ugra (Fierce)

What is the Caste of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Brahmin (Priest) 

What is the Animal of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Female Rat

What is the Bird of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Female Eagle

What is the Tree of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra?

Flame of the Forest, Parrot tree

What are the Initials of Purva Phalguni Nakhatra?

Mo, Taa, Tee, Too

To read this article in Hindi, visit : Purva Phalguni Nakshatra in Astrology in Hindi.

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