Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

People born in Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology are of Independent Nature, Moral, Ethical, Selfless, Caring And Having Common Courtesy Carrying Etiquette, Possessing Poise, Calm, Patient Demeanor and Very Respectful, Social, Enjoying Engagements with Others, Making Others Feel Comfortable, Heard and Like by Others.

Pushya Nakshatra in Vedic 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, construction of tall structures can be auspiciously begun and performed.

Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: An Arrow
The symbol for Pushya is an arrow. If we correlate this to an embryo it looks very similar. You may learn more about this after learning the symbol of the next Nakshatra.

Deity: The Brihaspathi
Brihaspati is the counsel of the gods. He is the god of eloquence. He is described as a sage born from the first great light and the one who drove away from the darkness. He carries a special bow whose string is Rhutha. Rhutha means truth. Weshall learn about Rhutha and Sathya. Sathya means universal principle and Rhuthameans truth. Universal principles are also universal truths but Rhutha refers to truthfulness. Brihaspati is also identified by Agni or fire. His wife is Thara.

Vedic Story
Let’s learn one more story of Bruhaspathi to understand the Nakshatra better. Thara the wife of Bruhaspathi was very attractive and when Soma saw her, he was attracted towards Thara. Later he seduced her because Thara couldn’t resist Soma’s attractive personality. Finally, Soma took her away and this made Bruhaspathi angry. He asked Soma to return his wife, but Soma refused to do so. Shukracharyathe Guru of demons stood by the side of Soma and all the gods supported Bruhas-pathi. War started between Soma and Bruhaspathi. Lord Brahma stepped in and in-sisted Soma returns Thara. Thara was impregnated by Soma. When Thara delivered.

Range93⁰ 20” – 106⁰ 40”
YogatharaAsellus Australis or Delta Cancri
PositionMiddle of Pushya
Apparent magnitude3.94
Latitude0⁰ 4” 37’’
Longitude104⁰ 51” 54’
Right ascension8h 44m 24s
Declination18⁰ 10” 23

Characteristics of Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Short in height, handsome, charming body, walk fast
  • kind, courteous, charitable, endowed with all good qualities
  • Happy, stable mind, steadfast, patient in disposition, happy with the least
  • Short-tempered, angrily disposed
  • Intelligent, interested in discussing scriptures, knowledgeable about how to influence people, knowledgeable in arts, learned in many branches
  • Bold, adventurous, independent, fortunate
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  • Lustful likes fancy vehicles, loved by women
  • Respected, respected by authorities, enjoy royal favor
  • Most obedient, responsible for fulfilling his duties, respecting parents, helpful to his relatives
  • Follows his religion, will love Gods and Brahmins
  • Famous, important persons in the world, have a large circle of relations
  • Commands money, wealthy
  • Talkative
  • A thief, enjoyments will be much limited

Attributes of Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Spread from 3'20" to 16'40" Karkata. Pushya etymologically means to nourish, and that again means to preserve, protect, replenish, multiply, and strengthen. Everything of the very best comes within the scope of this Star.
  • Enjoyment of wealth and prosperity follows from it. Guru is described as the great teacher of all creation, from amoebae to the Gods, and is the source of all knowledge and wisdom.
  • The mystery of creation is no mystery to him. He is the eloquent preceptor, the wise minister, pontifex, head of all religious ceremonies. He takes pleasure in all worshipful rituals. And that is why the Pusya is composed of these virtues. It has been described as blossoming and flourishing. It is the mouth of Orien.

Description of Pushya Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: The native of Pushya Nakshatra will be very angrily disposed of, be intelligent, bold, talkative, learned in many branches, be helpful to his relatives, a thief, wealthy, and independent.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If at a person's birth, the Moon be in (Pushya) he will love Gods and Brahmins, possess wealth and intelligence, enjoys royal favor, and have a large circle of relations.
  • According to Sage Narada: One born in Pushyami will be fortunate, famous, adventurous, patient in disposition, be happy with the least, and will walk fast.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: One born under the star Pusya will possess a tranquil mind, amiable features, learning, affluence, and attachment to meritorious deeds.

Pushya Nakshatra Pada Description

Pushya Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Those born in the first pada of Pushya are cruel, daring, famous, devoted to work, and endowed with children. They go to other countries and become wealthy. Their relatives respect them.
  • Those born in the first pada of Pushya are Dynamic, Dramatic, Attention Seeking, Looking for Authority, Wanting to be Known for What There is to Offer, Self Gratification.
  • Those born in the first pada of Pushya are Responsible, Dependable, Professional, Pride in Family, Lineage, Culture, Mother or Fatherly.
  • Those born in the first pada of Pushya are Caregivers, Lavish, Strong Parents, Leaders, Bosses, Authoritative Figures.

Pushya Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Those born in the second pada are sad and interested in grabbing others' property, stingy, knowledgeable, fear of hell, astrologers, and warriors.
  • Those born in the second pada of Pushya are intelligent, Emotional yet Remaining Practical, Hardworking, Purposeful, Punctual, Dependent, and caretaker, Dietitian, Nurse, and healthcare Worker, Doctor.
  • Those born in the second pada of Pushya are Emotionally Attached to Helping Others, Compulsive About Taking Care of Others Duty to Help Others.
  • Those born in the second pada of Pushya are Perfectionist at Helping, Committed to doing Best Job, Detailed Caretaking, Timely Help, Short on Bed Side Manner, Feeling Personally Unappreciated, Prone to Emotional Worry, Wasting time over Anxieties, Losing out due to Worry.

Pushya Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Those born in the third pada of Pushya are pleasant-faced, sweet-spoken, enjoyers of life, wealthy, interested in scents and flowers, and confined to their own wife. They are sinless.
  • Those born in the third pada of Pushya are Creative, Emotional, Needing to Express oneself, Experiences attached to Creations Natural Actors, Talented at Expressing Feelings.
  • Those born in the third pada of Pushya are business Minded, Balanced Approach, Diplomatic, Partner Oriented, Group Projects.
  • Those born in the third pada of Pushya are Nourish in Group Efforts, Humanitarian Efforts, Homeless Shelter, Aid, and Relief Work Cooking, Aesthetically Pleasing Food, Cooking to Satisfy Feelings, Make others feel comfortable, Family Meals.

Pushya Nakshatra 4th Pada:

  • Those born in the fourth pada of pushy are grabbed others' wealth. They are stubborn and hated by all people. They are fighters, distorted-faced, instructors in the science of documentation. They are candid in their speech and bereft of money.
  • Those born in the fourth pada of pushy are Passionate, Emotional, Emotionally Instinctual, Reactive, Easily Angered Going to Extremes to Help, Passionately and Emotionally Involved in Help Psychological Experts.
  • Those born in the fourth pada of pushy are Working Hard to Understand Others, Picking up Patterns of Others, Detectives, Therapists, Psychologists, Researchers, Investigators, Emotions as Weapons, Emotional Manipulators, Killing Over Emotions, Protecting and Defending Emotional Attachment.
  • Those born in the fourth pada of pushy are Emotional Connection to the Other/Underworld, Wanting to Talk to the Dead, Using Tarot/Occult/Hidden Sciences to Connect or Care for Others. Using Underworld for Revenge or Protection.

Sun’s Ingress (Jul 19 - Aug 1) for Pushya Nakshatra

  • Sun enters Pushya on Jul 19 and remains here till Aug 1.
  • If you are born during this period then your Sun is in Pushya Nakshathra. A tree for Pushya is Ashwattha, so Ashwattha is worshipped during this period. Ashworth and Thulasi are wor-shipped during the entire Chathurmasa.

Tree of Pushya : Ashwattha

A tree for Pushya is Ashwattha, Peepal, or Piper longum. The peepal tree is also called the Bodhi tree. It is considered the most sacred tree. It is considered heaven. It is believed that Vishnu and Lakshmi reside on this tree on Saturdays. Ashworth and Peepal were 2 daemons. They were killing innocent people.
Shanidhev or Saturn killed both. Therefore, Ashwattha is worshipped on Saturdays. Interestingly Pushya is owned by Saturn Ashwattha is known for its wound healing, absorbing, memory-enhancing, and complexion-enhancing properties. The tree is also useful in the treatment of chronic ulcers, stomatitis, menstrual irregularities, diarrhea, diabetes, epilepsy, infertility, and infections.

Applications of Ashwattha

  • Milky latex obtained from the bark, root, or fruit of the plant helps in conceiving.
  • A decoction of the bark of the tree is used to treat diseases of the vaginal tract and diabetes.
  • A decoction of the bark helps in strengthening the uterine muscles and retains the foetus till full term.
  • Gargling lukewarm decoction of the bark is helpful to treat mouth ulcers and gingivitis.
  • Dried powder of the fruit or the paste of the bark along with honey is effective in severe cough.

Astronomical Information of Pushya Nakshatra

  • Almost all astronomers agree that Yogathara of Pushya is Asellus Australis or Delta Cancri.
  • Delta Cancri is a double star. It is a yellow-orange star and is a very cool star. It marks the location of the famous beehive cluster. It also marks the radiant of the Delta Cancrid’s meteor shower.

Remedies for Pushya Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedThickened milk with rice or Rice kheer
DonateRed cloth
VrathamBrihaspathivar Vratham
Vedic SookthamBrahmanaspathi Sooktham

Pushya Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Sign(Rashi) Compatibility of Pushya Nakshatra Bride

Aries, Taurus, Scorpio

Sign(Rashi) Compatibility of Pushya Nakshatra Groom

Aries, Taurus, Scorpio, Pisces

Nakshatra Compatibility of Pushya Nakshatra Bride

  • Aries: Ashwini*, Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigasheersha
  • Gemini: Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Ashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara*
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hastha
  • Libra: Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Uttarashadha
  • Capricorn: Uttarashadha*, Shravan
  • Pisces: Uttarabhadhrapadha

Nakshatra Compatibility of Pushya Nakshatra Groom

  • Aries: Ashwini*, Bharani, Krutthika
  • Taurus: Krutthika, Rohini, Mrugasheersha
  • Gemini: Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu, Aashlesha
  • Leo: Magha, Uttara*
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hastha
  • Libra: Swati*, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Uttarashadha
  • Capricorn: Uttarashadha*, Shravan
  • Pisces: Purvabhadhrapadha, Uttharabhadhrapadha, Revati

Compatibility Factors of Pushya Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Madhya or middle
  • Gana (nature): Dev or god
  • Yoni (animal symbol): Mesha or ram
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Pushya Nakshatra: Monitory gains
  • Result of first menses on Pushya Nakshatra: Liked by husband, gives birth to a son, enjoys pleasures, an expert in her field, responsive.
  • Result of performing shraddha on Pushya Nakshatra: Good health
  • Beneficial activities on Pushya: Selling, learning, wearing new clothes and jewellery, stage performance, art and craft, washing precious clothes for the first time, 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 Pushya: Piercing, naming, 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 Pushya Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerSaturn
DeityJiva (another name for Jupiter)
RulershipBarley, wheat, rice, sugarcane, forests, ministers, kings, fisherman and the like, virtuous men, and those that are engaged in big and small sacrifices.
Work profileAdministrator, armed forces
Moon in Pushya The person is a lover of show, fine clothes and ornaments. He has an attractive personality, is handsome and lovely, clever, skillful and intelligent.
NatureLaghu (Light)
PurusharthaDharma or religion