Shravana Nakshatra in Astrology | Health, Financial & Relationship Prediction

The literal meaning of the word Shravana is the ear. Shravana is 20th Nakshatra from Kritika and 17th from Ardra Nakshatra. Shravana 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, and tall structures can be auspiciously begun and performed.

Shravana Nakshatra in Astrology

Symbol: Three Footprints
The symbol for Shravana is 3 footprints. This indicates that the baby is ready to enter a new world and survive in the new world. According to modern 
medical science, most premature babies are born between 34 and 37 weeks.

Deity: The Ashwinikumar
The deity of this Nakshatra is Vishnu. The meaning of the word Vishnu is ‘all-pervasive. Vishnu is one of the Aadhithya. Vishnu is the preserver of the Hindu trinity. This is one more constellation that comes under a pre-server. He is depicted to have a dark complexion, 4 arms, and reclining on the Shesha. He is free from fetters and bondages. Lord Vishnu knows what goes in the hearts of people. He saves embryos. He has 2 worlds, the earth, and the sky.

Range280 – 293⁰20”
RashiCapricorn (Makar)
YogatharaAltair or Alpha Aquilae
Apparent Magnitude0.77
Latitude 29⁰ 18” 13”
Longitude 277⁰ 55” 06'
Right ascension19h 50m 32.4s
Declination+ 8⁰ 51” 18’

Characteristics of Shravana Nakshatra in Astrology

  • The person is heavy build, handsome, brave, wins over his enemies.
  • The person is an orator, speaks well, truthful.
  • The person learned in scriptures enjoys hearing scriptures (devoted to the shastras), knowledgeable, wise, stable minded.
  • The person is an expert in sexual love, enjoys life, go after other women, interested in scents and flowers, an expert in arts, an expert in music, dance, and drama enjoys listening to stories.
  • The person is famous.
  • The person is pure in heart, large-hearted, religious, respect pious people, recollects the help rendered by others, very generous, support many relatives.
  • All love the person.
  • The person is wealthy.
  • The person's illustrious spouse.
  • The person has many children and friends, accompanied by relatives.
  • The person is fickle-minded, will eat anything.

Attributes of Shravana Nakshatra in Astrology

  • Spread after 10'00" degree up to 23'20" in Makar.
  • The Lord is Shani. It is the birth star of Saraswati. From this is derived light-rays, lion, beasts, horse, etc. . "hari" means "to take away". From Shravana is derived the art of hearing and education and audible education.
  • As the birth star of Saraswati, it signifies and bestows scholarship, educational proficiency, respect for the shastras, knowledge, etc.
  • The eminent men in education and knowledge, the man who is listened to by others with respect, are influenced by this star. It also causes the disease of the urinatory channel.

Description of Shravana Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise

  • According to Hora Sara: The native of Shravan Nakshatra will have knowledge of Vedas (or be proficient in Pure Knowledge) will live in foreign countries, will have an exalted wife, be wealthy and famous, will have few sons, many enemies, be troubled by several expenses, be a lord and be happy.
  • According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born in the star (Sravana), he will have reverence for Brahmans and the Gods, be of the governing class, opulent and pious.
  • According to Sage Narada: One born in Sravana will beget an illustrious spouse. He will be learned in scriptures, an orator, wealthy, and author of poetry, be an expert in sexual love, and be munificent.
  • According to Brihat Samhita: One born under the asterism Sravana becomes learned, has a generous wife, and is possessed of wealth and fame.

Shravana Nakshatra Pada Description

Shravana Nakshatra 1st Pada:

  • Aries Navamsa (Governed by Mars)
  • A person is Aggressive, Assertive, Ambitious, Disciplined, Structured, Organized, Desire to Serve Others.
  • They are born in the first Pada of Shravana Nakshatra are quarrelsome, suffer from the phantom tumor (gulma roga), endowed with few children, possess blood-shot eyes, suffer from a fit of anger, interested in women, commence many jobs at a time, suffer from hunger, conquerers of anger and bad intentions.

Shravana Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

  • Taurus Navamsa (Governed by Venus)
  • Such person has Creative Personality, Vocal Talents, Natural Speaker, Soothing and Sweet Voice Creative at Voicing Opinions, Getting Point Across in Sweet Way, Diplomatic Skilled at Making Money.
  • Those born in the Second Pada of Shravana Nakshatra are enjoyers of life, sexy, served by many servants, long-lived, and good technicians. They are intelligent, soft-spoken, endowed with good qualities, beget sons, happy, handsome, and poets.

Shravana Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

  • Gemini Navamsa (Governed by Mercury)
  • The person will be Curious, Desire to Learn, Absorb Information, Seek and Learn Practical Information, Communicative Talents, Sharing Information, Enjoyment of Writing, Speaking, Sweet, etc. Attractive Speech, Telling People What Is Happening.
  • Those born in the Third Pada of Shravana Nakshatra are quarrelsome, great givers, good at drawing pictures, mostly intelligent, accompanied by relatives, long-lived, and endowed with many children. They help others and are religious.

Shravana Nakshatra 4th Pada:

  • Cancer Navamsa (Governed by Moon)
  • Nourishing Others, Caring about Others Needs, Listening and Helping Others, Involvement in Public Affairs, Helping others Who have Emotional Issues, Fixing Others Problems
  • Those born in the Fourth Pada of Shravana Nakshatra are religious and experts in transacting animals, pure, brave, endowed with qualities, enjoyers, respected by kings, and possess control over their senses. Their relatives respect them.

Sun’s Ingress (24 Jan – Feb 5) for Shravana Nakshatra

  • The Sun enters Shravan Nakshatra on January 23 and remains there till February 5. If you are born during this period, your Sun is in Shravan Nakshatra.
  • Ganesh Jayanthi occurs during this period. As you know, Ganesha has large ears, and Shravana Nakshatra indicates the ability to hear.
  • On Ganesh Jayanti, the Moon would be in Poorvabhadrapada Nakshatra and Poorvabhadhrapada Nakshatra is owned by Jupiter. Therefore, lord Ganesha was born when the Sun was in Shravan Nakshatra, and the Moon was in Poorvabhadrapada Nakshatra. Therefore, lord Ganesha combines knowledge (Jupiter) and creativity (Moon).

Tree of Shravana: Arka

A tree for Shravana Nakshathra is Arka, Mandar or Calotropis gigantea. This tree's flowers are offered to Lord Ganapathi, and leaves are offered to Lord Hanuman. It has a mosquito controlling property. The latex of this plant is used as an arrow poison.

Applications of Arka:-

1.The latex of the Mandar plant is used in Vamana and Virechana.
2.It is effective in skin diseases.
3.It is used in abdominal tumors.
4.The flower is effective in cough and asthma.
5.It is anti-toxic and useful in bleeding disorders.

Astronomical Information of Shravana Nakshatra

  • Most of the astronomers agree that the Yogathara of Shravan is Altair or Alpha Aquilae. Interestingly Altair is not in the range of Shravan. Additionally, its ecliptic latitude is also very high. However, the apparent magnitude or visibility of Altair is very good.
  • It is the 12th brightest star in the night sky.
  • It is currently in the G-cloud, which accumulates, which accumulates gas and dust. Altair moves across the sky again, distant star's background more quickly than most stars.  It is currently in the G-c, which accumulates, which accumulates, which accumulates gas and dust.
  • Altair moves across the sky again, distant star's background star more quickly than most stars.
  • It will displace itself by a degree only in 5000 years. Even its apparent magnitude or brightness varies unusually. It also rotates rapidly. It takes around 10 hours to spin once on its axis. It is a white star and considered hotter than the average star.
  • Interesting enough, the deity of Ashwini Nakshatra is Ashwini Kumara. They are called twin brothers as if our seers very well knew about this binary star system! It is pearly white and in the right horn of the ram. It is considered hotter than average.

Remedies for Shravana Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

FeedRoots like potato, lotus and carrot
VrathamSathyanarayan Vratha, Ananth Chathurdhashi Vratha
Vedic SookthamVishnu Sooktham, Narayan Sooktham

Shravana Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Shravana Nakshatra Bride or Groom

Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius, Pisces

Nakshatra Compatibility of Shravana Nakshatra Bride

  • Aries: Ashwini, Bharani
  • Taurus: Rohini, Mrigashira*
  • Gemini: Mrigashira, Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu*, Pushya
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta, Chitra
  • Libra: Chitra, Swati
  • Scorpio: Anuradha*, Jyeshta
  • Sagittarius: Poorvashadha
  • Capricorn: Uttharashadha, Dhanishta
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapad
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadrapada, Uttarabhadrapada, Revati

Nakshatra Compatibility of Shravana Nakshatra Groom

  • Aries: Ashwini, Bharani
  • Taurus: Rohini, Mrigashira*
  • Gemini: Mrigashira*, Ardra, Punarvasu
  • Cancer: Punarvasu*, Pushya
  • Virgo: Uttara, Hasta, Chitra
  • Capricorn: Uttharashada, Dhanishta
  • Aquarius: Dhanishta, Shatabhisha, Poorvabhadrapada
  • Pisces: Poorvabhadrapada, Uttarabhadrapada, Revati

Compatibility Factors of Ashwini Nakshatra

  • Nadi: Aanthya or last.
  • Gana (Nature): Dev or God.
  • Yoni (Animal Symbol): Vanara or Monkey.
  • Result of wearing new clothes on Shravana Nakshatra: illness of Eyes.
  • Result of first menses on Shravana Nakshatra: Surrounded by children and grandchildren, enjoys different types of pleasures, respected, committed, wealthy and updates as per the need.
  • Result of performing Shraddha on Shravana Nakshatra: Better next birth.
  • Beneficial Activities on Shravana: Learning to ride animals and vehicles, travelling, plantation of trees and crop, buying couch or bed, buying a new vehicle, selling, monetary investment, ploughing, Vaman, Virechan, Shiramokshan and entering a new property.
  • Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Shravana: Naming, piercing, first solid feeding to baby, first shave of a baby, introducing letters to a baby, haircut, shave, manicure, pedicure, threading, intercourse for progeny, start learning a new subject, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha.

Summary of Shravana Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology

Dasha Rulervenus
Symbol three footsteps
Deity Govinda (the preserver of the universe)
Rulership jugglers, the ever-active, the efficient, the energetic, the righteous, devotees of Lord Vishnu and the truthful.
Moon in Shravana the person is prosperous and fortunate, versed in the Vedas, has a liberal minded wife, is wealthy and well known.
NatureChara (movable)
PurusharthArtha or finance
Work ProfileWork away from home