Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

The literal meaning of the word Shathatharaka is hundreds of stars. Another name for this is Shathabhisha Nakshathra in Vedic Astrology which means hundreds of physicians.

Shatabhisha 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, construction of tall structures can be auspiciously begun and performed.

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Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: An Empty Circle
The symbol for Shathatharaka is repeated motion or empty circle. This is because now the baby is practicing inhaling and exhaling. This is a repeated action and the lungs are a space. She is also sucking, gripping, and blinking. These are also repetitive actions.

Deity: The Indhra
Indhra is the deity of Shathatharaka according to Veda. According to Bruhadh Jathaka, it is Varuna. We learned about both Indhra and Varuna during Jyeshtha and Poorvashadha respectively. Both of them are Aad- hithya. Indhra suggests that all the Indhriya or organs are developed now. Varuna suggests that the phase is getting over and the new phase is about to start.

Range306⁰ 40” - 320⁰
YogatharaHydor or Lambda Aquarii
Apparent Magnitude3.722
Latitude8⁰ 29” 14’
Longitude317⁰ 43” 08’
Right ascension22h 52m 21.2s
Declination -7⁰ 36” 23’

Characteristics of Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Astrology

  • The person suffers from various diseases, eats little, will eat anything long-lived.
  • The person is brave, daring, heroic (extremely courageous), destroys his enemies (with might).
  • The person is cruel, most selfish (hard-hearted), unbearable.
  • The person is endowed with some knowledge, good in various transactions, especially knowledgeable, witty (clever, intelligent), astrologers, a magic expert.
  • The person goes through ups and downs, lives in foreign lands, respected by the world.
  • The person owns large homes, endowed with many children.
  • The person is stable-minded [also: fickle-minded], plenty-minded.
  • The person is the server.
  • The person is wealthy, stingy.
  • The person is an astrologer.
  • The person is fears cold.
  • The person is angry, stubborn, extreme.
  • The person is addicted to vices, goes after other women, most sexy.
  • The person is of questionable character, a gambler.

Attributes of Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Spread from 6'40" up to 20'00" in Kumbha. Lord is Shani.
  • The Ocean, rivers, lakes, etc. are derived from this star and it signifies aquatic marine life. It concerns boats, concealment, the veil, and to hide beneath the veil, covering, armor, places to hide things, failures, no-easy success, sorrow, death, restraint, idleness, peevishness, cynicism, and a mania for excessive cleanliness.
  • Diseases indicated by this star are dropsy, rheumatism, and heart disease.

Description of Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: The person born in Shatabhisha Nakshatra will be foul-mouthed or garrulous, a cheat, a dependent, will lose his sons and brothers, be wealthy and fickle-minded. He will be of miserly disposition, cunning and will destroy his enemies.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born in the star (Shatabhisha), he will be an astrologer, tranquil, sparing in diet and daring.
  • According to Sage Narada: One in Satabhisha will be rich with forts (i.e. will own large homes), be addicted to vices, cruel in disposition, will face ups and downs, and be heroic.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: One born in the star Shatabhisha speaks clearly (or frankly), is unfortunate (or has some vice), conquers his enemies, is daring and hard to be won over.

Shatabhisha Nakshatra Pada Description

Shatabhisha Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Sagittarius Navamsa (Governed by Jupiter in Astrology)
  • The person will be Optimistic, Cheery, Freedom Enjoying, Lucky, Philanthropic, Intellectual, Seeking to be Well Educated, Going to Great Distances to Learn, Becoming a Teacher, Expert, Advisory, Master Guru of Spiritual or Religion.
  • They are born in the first Pada of Shatabhisha Nakshatra are truthful, stable-minded, proud, friendly, and worship guests. They are soft-spoken, wealthy, religious, have many friends, and brave. They are of helping nature, endowed with good qualities, and love their relatives.

Shatabhisha Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Capricorn Navamsa (Governed by Saturn in Astrology)
  • The Person will be Practical Minded, Realistic at Doing What it Takes to Make Things Happen, Very Organized, Wanting to Grow Professionally
  • Those born in the Second Pada of Shatabhisha Nakshatra pada are fearful, undecided, develop differences of opinion amongst their relatives and deceivers. They suffer from varied losses and are great fools. They are brave and sans gods and elders. They wander in foreign countries and develop enmity with women.

Shatabhisha Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Aquarius Navamsa (Governed by Saturn)
  • The Person who is doing Things out of Social Norm, Being Rebellious and Eccentric, Transforming Things to a New Age Vision Wanting to Bring Change to the World, Helping Society to be Better, Bringing the Future to Now
  • Those born in
    the Third Pada of Shatabhisha Nakshatra are slow, endowed with sons, always do incendiary works, they travel widely in other countries, examiners of details, idle and possess grabbing mentality of other's properties. They suffer from varied diseases, accompany the cruel circle, poor and cause suffering to the clan in which they are born. They are wanted by others and stray away from the righteous path.

Sun’s Ingress (Feb 19 – March 3) for Shatabhisha Nakshatra

  • Sun enters Shathatharaka on the 19th of February and remains there till the 3rd of March. If you are born during this period then your Sun is in Shathatharaka Nakshathra.
  • Maha Shivaratri occurs during this period. Maha Shivaratri is celebrated on Shravan Nakshathra. Shravan Nakshathra is owned by the Moon. Note that the Sun and the Moon both are in the sign of Saturn.
  • The Moon and Saturn indicate lord Shiva. This festival is celebrated at midnight.
  • At midnight the ascendant is Vruschik. Therefore, both the Sun and the Moon are very close to the 4th house or Pathala

Tree of Shatabhisha: Kadhamba

A tree for Shathatharaka is Kadhamba, Kadam or Neolamarckia cadamba. This tree is associated with Lord Krishna in northern India. In southern India, it is associated with the goddess Parvathi. It is an important raw material in the production of attar or Indian perfume. It is suggested for the treatment of wounds, conjunctivitis, mouth ulcers, and urinary tract.

Applications of Kadhamba:-

1. A decoction of the bark is used to wash the infected wound.
2. Juice of the fruit is used to treat excessive sweating and thirst.
3. A decoction of the root is effective in urinary tract infection.
4. The paste of the bark is used to treat pain and itching due to insect bites.
5. It is effective in cough and cold

Astronomical Information of Shatabhisha Nakshatra

  • Most of the astronomers agree that Yogathara of Shathatharaka is Hydor or Lambda Aquarii.
  • The Moon regularly occults it. It is also a variable star.
  • It is a red giant star and categorized as one of the coolest stars.

Remedies for Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedCat's Meat
VrathamSamudra Pooja
Vedic SookthamIndhra Sooktham, Varun Sooktham, Pavaman Sooktham

Shatabhisha Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Rashi compatibility of Shatabhisha Nakshatra Bride or Groom

Taurus, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn

Nakshatra Compatibility of Shatabhisha Nakshatra Bride

  • Aries: Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrigasheersha
  • Gemini: Mrigasheersha
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva
  • Virgo: Chitra*
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Purvashadha, Uttarashadha
  • Capricorn: Uttarashadha, Shravan, Dhanishtha*
  • Aquarius: Dhanishtha, Purvabhadhrapadha

Nakshatra Compatibility of Shatabhisha Nakshatra Bride

  • Aries: Bharani, Krittika
  • Taurus: Krittika, Rohini, Mrugasheersha
  • Gemini: Mrugasheersha
  • Leo: Magha, Poorva
  • Virgo: Chitra*
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati, Vishakha
  • Scorpio: Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Moola, Poorvashada, Uttharashada
  • Capricorn: Uttharashada, Shravana, Dhanishta*
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Poorvabhadrapada

Compatibility Factors of Shatabhisha Nakshatra Groom

  • Nadi: Aadhya or First.
  • Gana (Nature): Rakshasha or demon.
  • Yoni (Animal Symbol): Horse or Ashwa.
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Shatabhisha Nakshatra: Illness due to waterborne diseases.
  • Result of first menses on Shatabhisha Nakshatra: Affluent, may have more than 1 child, progress with time, and evolving.
  • Result of performing Shraddha on Shatabhisha Nakshatra: Gain of cattle
  • Beneficial Activities on Shatabhisha: Selling, learning, wearing new clothes and jewellery, stage performance, art and craft, plantation, stitching clothes, marketing, starting a new job, monetary investment, ploughing, sowing seeds, Vaman, Virechan, Shiramokshan, and entering a new property.
  • Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Shatabhisha: Naming, first solid feeding to baby, piercing, haircut, shave, threading, manicure, pedicure, first shave of a baby, introducing letters to a baby, start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha.

Summary of Shatabhisha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha RulerRahu
SymbolAn empty circle a vulva
DeityVaruna (the deity for cosmic and terrestrial waters)
Rulership Snarers, anglers, aquatic products, dealers in fish etc., boar hunters, washermen, distillers and fowlers.
Moon in ShatabishaOne is truthful and speaks frankly, can be vicious, crushes his enemies, is daring, and does not like to be a subordinate
NatureChara (movable)

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