The meaning of the word Ashadha is festival or procession and Uttharashadha means later part of the procession. This means the later part i.e. cycle of birth of a baby has started.
Uttara ashadha 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, boundry walls, construction of tall structures can be auspiciously begun and performed.
Symbol: Planks of a Bed The symbol for Uttharashadha is the planks of a bed or a small cot. This is an indication of a baby putting more weight.
Deity: The Vishwedhevas The deity of Uttharashadha is Vishwedhevas. Vishwedhevas means all Vedic gods taken together. In Vedas 33 gods are identified. These include 8 Vasu, 12 Aadhithya, and 11 Rudhra. Vishwedhevas are the most comprehensive gathering of gods.
Characteristics of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra in Astrology
The person is handsome, long nose, does physical exercises
The person is all knowledgeable, bountiful or liberal
The person is brahmamsha
The person is brave, heroic, successful/victorious, pure, righteous, religious, obedient, does good/virtuous deeds, stable, forgiving in disposition, generous, kind hearted/compassionateendowed with good qualities
The person is endowed with many children
The person is has greatness and power, furnished of grand qualities, grateful, recollects the help rendered by others
The person is happy, enjoyer, witty, charming, courteous, entertains guests, writes poetry
The person is loved by his relatives, loved by people
The person is proud but modest
The person is excellent spouse, obtains enjoyment from wife (happy marriage)
The person is causes difference of opinion between friends
Attributes of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra in Astrology
Spread from 26’40” Dhanu to 10’00” of Makara.
Lord is Guru and Shani. The derivatives from Uttarashadha are closely allied to those of Poorvashadha.
The points of difference are as follows. Poorvashadha spreads out, it is concerned with extensiveness.
Uttarashadha is introspective and penetrative and is concerned with intensiveness, the results of the latter being more permanent than the former (Poorvashadha).
The deity who preserves this world and makes for its welfare is called ‘ganadevata’or Vishwadevatas.
There are ten ganadevatas Basu, Satya, Kratu, Daksha, Kala, Kama, Dhriti, Kuru, Pururaba, Madraba.
All their attributes are in this star. The warrior, the wrestler, the painter, the artist, the magician, the well-dressed man, the happy and successful men are influenced by this star.
A special characteristic of it is that it causes a person to be admired and socially applauded. Another characteristic of it is is that under the influence of this star the native falls in love with an unmarried girl.
Bhishma of the Mahabharata was one of the 8 Basus; so under this star one possesses self-control, restraint, endurance and firm character. There are special rituals for the worship of ganadevatas, which are more or less of specialised nature. The juice of Soma plant plays a part in ‘yagna’ and worship.
Description of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology Treatise
According to Hora Sara: Should one be born in Uttarashadha Nakshatra, one will like fun, be modest, will have many enemies, be distressed, will have distinguished knowledge, will wander, will have many wives, and be kind.
According to Jataka Parijata: If a person is born in the star (Uttarashadha), he will be honourable, of tranquil nature, happy, possessed of wealth and learned.
According to Sage Narada: One born in Uttarashadha will be grateful, righteous, heroic, will beget many sons, be modest, will have an excellent spouse and be charming.
According to Brihat Samhita: The star Uttarasadha will make one modest, virtuous, have many friends, grateful and attractive.
Seeking Knowledge and Understanding of the World, Attaining Wisdom, Traveling to Grow a Sense of Wisdom, and Fulfill Curiosity Law Abiding, Righteous, Practicing Practical Law, Shaping Laws into Practical Everyday Applications
They are born in the first Pada of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra are learned, intelligent, respect gods and pious people, religious, know scriptures, wealthy, enjoyers, sexy, protect domestic animals, perform most religious duties and entertain guests.
A Person is Ambitious, Focused, Determined on Achievement and Gaining Recognition Strong Resolve, Nothing Phases the Will, Hard Exterior, Nerves of Steel, Tough Working hard For Personal Gains, Realizing own Ambitions, May go to Great Lengths to Achieve Objectives.
Those born in the Second Pada of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra are candid, make friendships with western people, devoted to their own jobs, confined to their own wives, sad, start small jobs, deceivers and grab others’ property.
A Person with Intelligence to Achieve Goals and Ambitions, Working Smart and Efficiently Being a Leader for Others, Working Towards Goals with Others, Teaming up to Get Things Done, Using Communication to Rally Others towards Ambitions.
Those born in the Third Pada of Uttara Ashadha are candid, make friendship with western people, devoted to their own jobs, confined to their own wives, sad, start small jobs, deceivers and grab others’ property.
Such People always being Calm, Humble, Nice, Friendly and Assertive in Compassionate Ways Leading the Way in Spirituality, Pursuing Dreams, Being Philanthropic, Well-liked and Received by Many Helping those in Need, Giving Back, Understanding Bigger Things them Themselves
Those born in the Fourth Pada of Uttara Ashadha are attended by good factors, hold discussions on the scriptures, always engaged in works, enthusiastic, soft, respectful to gods and teachers, and respected by kings.
Sun’s Ingress (11 Jan – Jan 23) for Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra
The Sun is in Uttharashadha Nakshathra from January 10 to January 23.
If you are born during this period then your Sun is in Uttharashadha Nakshathra. During this period Shakambhari Pournima occurs.
On this Pournima the Sun would be in the Nakshathra of himself and the Moon would be in Punarvasu Nakshathra.
Tree of Uttara Ashadha: Kathal
Panasa, Kathal, Jackfruit, or Artocarpus heterophyllus is the tree for Uttharashadha. Jackfruit wood is used as a seat during Hindu ceremonies. It is also offered to Lord Vishnu. Jackfruit is an edible fruit sweet in taste. It has a distinct aroma. Even the seeds are edible. Raw jackfruit is used in many recipes.
Applications of Kathal:-
1.Latex is used for the treatment of wounds. It also reduces inflammation near wounds. 2.The ripened fruit is effective in increasing sperm count and improving body strength. 3.A decoction of the bark is effective to treat diarrhea and skin diseases.
Astronomical Information of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra
Astronomers have various opinions on Yogathara of Uttharashadha.
We chose Pi Sagittarii due to its eclip- tic latitudes and longitudes. Pi Sagittarii comes outside of Uttharashadha.
It is also called Albaldah. Pi Sagittarii is a triple star system. It can be occulted by the Moon.
It is rarely occulted by other planets. It is a yellow-white star categorised as average temperature star.
Remedies for Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology
Coarsely ground meal
Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology
Sign (Rashi) compatibility of Dhanu Rashi and Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra Bride or Groom
Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius, Pisces
Rashi compatibility of Makar Rashi and Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra Bride
Aries, Gemini, Cancer, Aquarius, Pisces
Rashi compatibility of Makar Rashi and Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra Groom
Aries, Gemini, Aquarius, Pisces
Nakshatra Compatibility of Dhanu Rashi and Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra Bride
Result of wearing new clothes on Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra: Good food and desserts
Result of first menses on Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra: Expert in her area, well behaved, good-natured and lucky.
Result of performing Shraddha on Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra: End of Sorrows
Beneficial Activities on Uttara Ashadha: Wearing new clothes and jewellery, sawing seeds, beginning of construction, performing prayers, digging a well or a borewell, begin learning to dance, ploughing, sowing seeds and entering a new property
Beneficial Savskara or Ceremonies on Uttara Ashadha: Naming, haircut, shave, manicure, threading, pedicure, intercourse for progeny, first solid feeding to baby, threading ceremony, Anugraha or Deeksha and wedding
Summary of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology
The tusk of an elephant
The ten Visvadevas (sons of Dharma and goddess Vishva)
Elephant drivers, wrestlers, elephants, horses, devotees of gods, immovable things like trees, warriors, persons enjoying pleasures, and men of valor.
Moon in Uttarashadha
The person is gentle, humble, obedient, religious, has many friends, is grateful and beautiful.