nakshatra-tarachakra

Nakshatra Tara Chakra


Nakshatra Tara Chakra in Astrology is used to identify which nakshatrasare favorable for a person and which are not.  In Nakshatra Tara Chakra system, 27 nakshatras are divided into 9 categories: Janma, Sampat, Vipat, Khesma, Pratyeri, Saadhak, Vadha, Maitree, Aadhi-Maitree.

Vipat, Pratyeri and Vadha nakshatra create difficulties in life.  So, the planets that are in the vipat, pratyeri and vadha are not auspicious.

Janma Nakshatra is the nakshatra of the moon at the time of birth. The nakshatra after the janma nakshatra is sampat nakshatra. The nakshatra after sampat  is vipat and so on.

The 9th nakshatra is Aadhi-maitree.After that is again janma. And the cycle contunes till 27 nakshatras.


1. Janma Tara: Significance of Janma Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

The Nakshatra in which the moon is placed  at the time of your birth is called Janam Tara.  The 10th and 19th Nakshatras form the janma nakshatra are also Janam Tara. Planets occupying the first nakshatra in the Janam Tara give mediocre results. Planets occupying the 10th and 19th Nakshatra from Janam Tara create problems in their dasha period.

2. Sampat Tara : Significance of Sampat Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 2nd, 11th and 20th Nakshatra are called Sampta Tara. The meaning of sampat is wealth. Hence, planets occupying 2nd, 11th or 20th Nakshatra may confer prosperity and wealth during their dasha periods.

3. Vipat Tara : Significance of Vipat Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 3rd, 12th and 21st Nakshatra are called Vipat Tara. The maning to Vipat is misfortune and obstacles. Hence, planets occupying 3rd, 12th and 21st Nakshatra may create problems for the natives during their dasha period.

4. Kshema Tara : Significance of Kshema Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 4th, 13th and 22nd are called Kshema Tara.  The meaning of Kshema is auspicious. Hence, planets occupying 4th, 12th and 22nd Nakshatra give good results during their dashas.

5. Pratyari Tara : Significance of Pratyari Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 5th, 14th and 23rd Nakshatra are called Pratyari Tara. The meaning of Pratyari is opponent or enemy. Hence, planets occupying 5th, 14th and 23rd Nakshatra giveunfavourable results during dashas. Planet occupying the 23rd  nakshatra is most potent to give negative results to the native.

6. Sadhaka Tara : Significance of  Sadhaka Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 6th, 15th and 24th Nakshatras are called Sadhaka Tara. The meaning of Sadhaka is one who has accomplishment or achievement. .  Hence, planets occupying 6th, 15th and 24th Nakshatra give auspicious results during their dashas. These nakshatras help natives fulfil their desires and confer accomplishments. The most auspicious of all is the 6th Nakshatra.

7. Vadha Tara : Significance of  Vadha Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra:

When you count from your janma nakshatra, the 7th, 16th and 25th Nakshatra are called Vadh Tara. The meaning of Vadha is death, Hence, planets occupying 7th, 16th and 25th Nakshatras will give bad results, almost similar to death. The effect of the planets in the seventh tara are severe  

8. Mitra Tara : Significance of  Mitra Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra:

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 8th, 17th and 26th Nakshatra are called Mitra Tara. Hence, planets occupying Mitra Tara ( 8th, 17th and 26th Nakshatra) gives auspicious result during their Dashas.

9. Atimitra or Parammitra or AdhiMitra Tara : Significance of  Atimitra or Parammitra or AdhiMitra Tara in Nakshatra Tara Chakra:

When you count from your janma nakshatra, 9th 18th and 27th Nakshatra are called adhimitra or  Atimitra Tara. These are the most favourable nakshatras to the native.  Hence, planets occupying Adhimitra or Atimitra tara (9th 18th and 27th Nakshatras) gives the best result during their Dashas.


27 Nakshatras chart with their Nakshatra Lord

 27 Nakshatras
1Ashwini 10Magha19MoolaKetu
2Bharni 11PoorvaPhalguni20PoorvaShadhaVenus
3Kritikka12UttaraPhalguni 21UttaraShadhaSun
4Rohini13Hasta22ShravanMoon
5Mrigasira14Chitra 23DhanishthaMars
6Ardra15Swati24ShatabhishaRahu
7Punarvasu16Vishakha25PoorvaBhadrapadaJupiter
8Pushya17Anuradha26UttaraBhadrapadaSaturn
9Ashlesha18Jyeshtha27RevatiMercury

Tarabalam Chart or TaraBalam Table

In this table, Find your janma nakshatra on the left column. From this you will be able to know which nakshatra has what kind of effect on you.

For example, if a person is born on Ashwini nakshatra, the janma nakshatra is Ashwini. The nakshatra after that, bharni, is sampat. The nakshatra after that, kruttika, is vipat.


1. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Ashwini Nakshatra, Magha Nakshatra and Mool Nakshatra Born Natives

Janma NakshatraAshwini, Magha , Mool
Sampat NakshatraBharni, Poorva Phalguni , Poorva Shadha
Vipat Nakshatra :
Kruttika , Uttara Phalguni , Uttara Shadha
Kshema NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Pretyeri NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Saadhak NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Vadha NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Maitree NakshatraPushya , Anuradha, Uttara Bhadrapada
Adhi-Maitree NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati

Note: As seen from the above example, all the janma nakshatra belong to the same planet, ketu here. All the sampat nakshatra belong to venus. All the vipat nakshatra belong to sun. And so on …. Hence the planets of the Vipat, Pratyeri and Vadha nakshatras create difficulties. 


2. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Bharni, PurvaPahlguni, PurvaShadha Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraBharni, Purva Pahlguni, Purva Shadha:
Sampat NakshatraKruttika , Uttara Phalguni , Uttara Shadha
Vipat Nakshatra Rohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Kshema NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Pretyeri NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Saadhak NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Vadha NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Maitree NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra AshwiniMagha and Mool.


3. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Kritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Sampat Nakshatra:Rohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Vipat Nakshatra Mruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Kshema NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Pretyeri NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Saadhak NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Vadha NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Maitree NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Bharni, Purva Pahlguni, Purva Shadha:


4. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Rohini , Hasta , Sharavan Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Sampat NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Vipat Nakshatra Ardra , Swati , Shatataraka
Kshema NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Pretyeri NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Saadhak NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Vadha NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Maitree NakshatraBharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha:
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Kritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha


5. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for Mruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Sampat Nakshatra:Ardra , Swati , Shatataraka
Vipat Nakshatra Punarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Kshema NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Pretyeri NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Saadhak NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Vadha NakshatraBharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha:
Maitree NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Rohini , Hasta , Sharavan


6. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Ardra , Swati , Shatataraka Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Sampat NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Vipat Nakshatra Pushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Kshema NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Pretyeri NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Saadhak NakshatraBharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha
Vadha NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Maitree NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Mruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha


7. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Punarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Sampat NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 
Vipat Nakshatra Ashlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Kshema NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Pretyeri NakshatraBharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha
Saadhak NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Vadha NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Maitree NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Ardra , Swati , Shatataraka


8. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Pushya , Anuradha, Uttara Bhadrapada  Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraPushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada
Sampat NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Vipat Nakshatra AshwiniMagha and Mool.
Kshema NakshatraBharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha:
Pretyeri NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Saadhak NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Vadha NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Maitree NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Punarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada


9. Nakshatra Tara Chakra for – Ashlesha, Jyeshtha , Revati Born Natives

Janma: NakshatraAshlesha , Jyeshtha , Revati
Sampat NakshatraAshwiniMagha and Mool.
Vipat Nakshatra BharniPurva PahlguniPurva Shadha:
Kshema NakshatraKritikka, Uttara Phalguni, Uttara Shadha
Pretyeri NakshatraRohini , Hasta , Sharavan
Saadhak NakshatraMruga , Chitra , Dhanishtha
Vadha NakshatraArdra , Swati , Shatataraka
Maitree NakshatraPunarvasu , Vishakha , Poorva Bhadrapada
Adhi-Maitree Nakshatra Pushya AnuradhaUttara Bhadrapada 


27 (+1) Nakshatras in Astrology

1.
Ashwini Nakshatra
2.
Bharani Nakshatra
3.
Krittika Nakshatra
4.
Rohini Nakshatra
5.
Mrigasira Nakshatra
6.
Aridra or Ardra Nakshatra
7.
Punarvasu Nakshatra
8.
Pushya Nakshatra
9.
Ashlesha Nakshatra

– (Dee, du, Day, Do)
10.
Magha Nakshatra

– (Maa, Mee, Mu, May)
11.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra

– (Mo, Ta, Tee, Tu)
12.
Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

– (Tay, To, Pa, Pee)
13.
Hasta Nakshatra

-(Pu, Sha, Naa, Thaa)
13.
Chitra Nakshatra

– (Pay, Po, Ra, Ree)
15.
Swati Nakshatra

– (Ru, Ray, Raw, Ta)
16.
Vishakha Nakshatra

– (Tee, Tu, Tay, To)
17.
Anuradha Nakshatra

(Naa, Nee, Nu, Nay)
18.
Jyeshta Nakshatra

-(No, Ya, Yea, You)
19.
Mool Nakshatra

– (Yay, Yo, Bha, Bhee)
20.
Purva Ashadha Nakshatra

– (Bhu, Dha, Pha, Dhaa)
21.
Uttara Shadha Nakshatra

– (Bhe, Bho, Jaa, Jee)
22.
Shravan Nakshatra

– (Khee, Khu, Khay, Kho)
23.
Dhanishta Nakshatra

Dhanishta Nakshatra Male
– Dhanishta Nakshatra Female
(Gas, Gee, Gu, Gay)
24.
Shatataraka or Shatibhisha Nakshatra

Shatabhisha Male
Shatabhisha Female
– (Go, Sa, See, Su)
25.
Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

– (Say, So, Dad, Dee)
26.
Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra

– (Du, Jhaa, Dnya, That)
27.
Revati Nakshatra

Revati Male
Revati Female
– (Day, Do, Cha, Chee)
28.
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