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Mrigasira / Mriga / Mrigashirsha Nakshatra

5th Nakshatra

Nakshatra at a Glance

Mrigasira Nakshatra English Name : Orionis

Mrigasira Nakshatra Symbol: Antelope's head

Mrigasira  Nakshatra Lord: Mars

Mrigasira Nakshatra Rashi: 23:20 in Vrishabha Rasi up to 6:40 in Mithuna

Mrigasira  Nakshatra Gana: Deva (God Like)

Rohini Nakshatra Diety:  Soma, the moon God

Number of Stars in Mrigasira Nakshatra: 4

Mrigasira Nakshatra Yoni / Animal:  Female Serpent (sensual nature)

Mrigasira  Nakshatra Nadi: Madhya

Mrigasira Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is "Ve" - Expressive

Mrigasira  Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is "Vo" - Discernment

Mrigasira Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is "Ka" - Social

Mrigasira  Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is "Kee" - Intellectual

Mrigasira consists of four stars located in the constellation of Orion: Bellatrix (Gamma-Orionis), Pi2, Pi3, and Pi4-Orionis. Bellatrix is the brightest of these stars and is located on the right shoulder of Orion. These stars form the shape of a deer's head, which is the symbol of Mrigasira. Mrigasira bridges the signs Taurus and Gemini.

As the name suggests, Mrigasira Nakshatra indicates the head of a deer. The deity of Mrigasira Nakshatra is Moon. People born in Mrigshira Nakshatra have good physical features and thin body parts. As the deer is always sensitive, anxious and suspicious about surrounding environment; and Moon indicates fickleness quick-wit, Mrigshira natives also have similar personality. Still, they are sincere and honest in dealing with people. Mrigasira natives believe in simple living and high thinking. Although Mrigshira Nakshatra is ruled by Mars but people born in this Nakshatra are not very bold and courageous because of their suspicious character. They have restless mind and are very sensitive to external environment. Mrigshira Nakshatra’s first two pada falls in Taurus (Vrishabha rashi) and the last two pada falls in Gemini (Mithuna rashi). Taurus (Vrishabha) born people are intelligent and can become good financial advisors. They get good education in life and they also succeed in any work requiring research or exploration. They know how to make their career as well money by use of their knowledge and skills. Gemini (Mithuna) born natives become good businessmen and have the capacity to nail down their enemies. They are shrewd business professional but they may lack happiness from siblings.

Those born under Mrigasira have a gentle, charming character and are constantly seeking knowledge. They have mental dexterity as well as a great capacity to comprehend information. Mrigasira is the most curious of the nakshatras and supports a good sense of humor.

Positive Traits
Strong individuality, sharp intelligence, natural leader, action oriented, witty, curious, seeks new knowledge, perceptive and sensitive, likes good clothing and accessories, gains many pleasures in life, enjoys singing, writing, talking, and speaking, creative, articulate in a number of subjects - enjoys debates and arguments, enthusiastic, youthful, clever, curious, hopeful, rapid learning ability, focus is more mental than physical, friendly, fun, have a number of friends and romantic interests, sensual, hard workers, affluent.

Negative Traits
Impulsive, flirtatious, fickle, needs constant attention, multiple partnerships, craves sensation, not committed, burns out from seeking too much excitement, bores easily, scattered, critical, biting conversation, helpless, suspicious, unbalanced, sensitive to criticism.

Male Natives
He will have a beautiful and stout body, tall, moderate complexion, thin legs and long arms. There is a peculiar tendency seen in him. He has a doubting nature. He is always suspicious of everything. He is very sincere in his dealings with others and he expects the same from others.  He can get cheated in business partnership as he may trust people blindly.
He is very simple. He always expresses impartial and sincere opinion. He can be impatient to the point of intolerance when confronted with prejudice , judgment or action by others. While he expresses to others opinion, it is never brought into his life. He acts according to his own sweet will. Outwardly expresses to the public that it is very courageous and will not hesitate to do anything which requires extreme courage, whereas he is an inborn coward. He will not have peace of mind and get irritated even on small matters.

Female Natives
She is tall, sharp look, lean body. Her countenance and body very very beautiful. She is very intelligent. She takes keen interest in the social work. Mentally always alert, quick-witted, selfish. Since she has a poisonous tongue, she has to be careful when entering to arguments or getting angry as in case she curses others, such curse has the power to harm others. She is educated, fond of fine arts. She acquires considerable wealth. Enjoys good food. She will be lucky to have ornaments and fine clothing. She is greedy for wealth.

Mrigasira Nakshatra Professions:
Travel Managers; Artists; vocalist; musicians; writers; poets; painters; philosophers; gemstone industry; products or materials related to earth; farmers; forestry; land developers; surveyor; cartographer; travelers; explorers; building contractors, business related to machinery or electronics; veterinarians and occupations related to pets; fashion and textile industry; sales representative; advertising; broadcaster; etc. as per the Nakshatra pada they are born in.

Body parts ruled by Mrigshira Nakshatra:

eyes and eyebrows, cheeks, face, blood vessels