Ardra / Arudra / Aridra Nakshatra

Ardra means wetness. Though the rains are said to begin when Sun enters ‘Mruga’ Nakshatra, the rains actually start in full swing when Sun enters ‘Ardra’ Nakshatra. Ardra also get associated with a tear drop, which can symbolize both sorrow and renewal. 

Ardra Nakshatra Star is Gamma Geminorium, which is bright and red in color. It can be seen in the sky at night in the months of Kartik, Margashirsh or Paush. Ardra is located entirely within the sign of Gemini. The Lord of Ardra Nakshatra is ‘Rahu’. The diety of Ardra Nakshatra is Rudra, Lord Shiva. Hence the Ardra natives are a combination of enchanting nature of ‘Rahu’, intellect of ‘Mercury’ and Rudra as well as peaceful avatar if Lord ‘Shiva’. 

Ardra born have a hidden storm behind their calm exterior. They have strong bones and have a lean look. They can easily deal with physical pain.They may have to take up many responsibilities in life. 

Ardra Nakshatra Rashi / Rasi

Ardra Nakshatra Rashi is Gemini (Mithuna Rashi). All four padas (charans) of Ardra Nakshatra fall in Gemini (Mithuna Rashi).

Ardra Nakshatra Lord:

Ardra Nakshatra Lord is Rahu.

Ardra Nakshatra Animal / Ardra Nakshatra Yoni :

Ardra Nakshatra Animal is Female Dog (Shwaan)

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Quick Information about Aridra Nakshatra

  • Ardra Nakshatra English Name :  Gamma Geminorium
  • Ardra Nakshatra Symbol: Tear Drop, Human head
  • Ardra  Nakshatra Lord: Rahu
  • Ardra Nakshatra Rashi: 6° 40′ to 20° Mithuna.
  • Ardra  Nakshatra Gana: Manushya (human)
  • Ardra Nakshatra Diety:  Rudra, God of Storm and destruction (Shiva)
  • Number of Stars in Ardra Nakshatra: 1
  • Ardra Nakshatra Yoni / Animal:  Female Dog (Shwaan)
  • Ardra  Nakshatra Nadi: Antya
  • Ardra Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is “Ku”, pada Lord ‘Jupiter’
  • Ardra  Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is “Gha”, pada Lord ‘Saturn’
  • Ardra Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is “Ang/Na”, pada Lord ‘Saturn’
  • Ardra Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is “Chaa”, pada Lord ‘Jupiter’

Positive Traits of Aridra Nakshatra Natives

Ardra born are brave and openly voice their opinion. They are fond of gaining knowledge. They have good memory and communication skills. They are quick witted. They like to do research and can get to the bottom of every fact. By the blessings of Lord Shiva, they can get unexpected monetary gains. They can undertake multiple tasks and take them to completion. They feel for the lowly in the society and take efforts in helping them. They undertake social work. They give less importance to finances. 

Negative Traits of Aridra Nakshatra Natives

Though Ardra born are clever, they are self-centric and believe in enjoying pleasures of life.  Like the nature if Lord Shiva, they believe in destroying and cleansing all that is not good. If the energy of Ardra born natives is not not channelized well, they can turn to crime, cruelty, theft and adultery. They can be thankless to people who have favored them. They are stubborn, ungrateful, impolite, dishonest, critical and violent. They can cause pain and damage to others.

Aridra Nakshatra Male Characteristics:

Ardra Man:This nakshatra is better suited for men than women. This is because bravery, independence, selfishness, love, thirst for position is seen in this nakshatra. He is intelligent and has mastery over speech. He takes on responsibilities and completes them sincerely. He has multiple interests. He is interested in social work.

His nature is not consistent. He may be peaceful at times and appear ireful at other. He may not reciprocate favors given to him. Marriage can be delayed. 

Aridra Nakshatra Female Characteristics:

Ardra Woman:This nakshatra is not suitable for women as it can create problems in home due to nature. Though Ardra born women are very intelligent, they are talkative and quarrelsome. At the same time they are good at heart. Marriage may be delayed. Marital life may not be satisfactory. This nakshatra is not favorable for pregnancy. These women may bear one or no child.  

Aridra Nakshatra Professions:

social worker, humanitarian projects, drug dealer, music directors, engineers, computer specialists, IT professionals, philosophers,  fiction writers, teachers, animators, computer software designer, researchers, indoor games players, lawyers, mathematicians, astrologers, doctors, chemotherapist, psychiatrists, Radiologists, Pathologists, trauma surgeons, detectives, druggists, those who deal with dead things such as junk, canned, frozen food. , sales, pr, politics, athlete, butcher, etc.

Body Parts Represented by Aridra Nakshatra:

 Throat, shoulders and arms.

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Nakshatras in Astrology

1)Ashwini, 2) Bharani , 3) Krittika, 4) Rohini, 5) Mrigasira , 6) Ardra , 7) Punarvasu  , 8) Pushya , 9) Ashlesha,, 10) Magha, 11) PoorvaPhalguni , 12) UttaraPhalguni , 13) Hasta , 14) Chitra , 15) Swati , 16) Vishakha , 17) Anuradha , 18) Jyeshta , 19) Mool , 20) PoorvaShadha , 21) UttaraShadha , 22) Shravan , 23) Dhanishtha, 24) Shatataraka  , 25) PoorvaBhadrapada  , 26) UttaraBhadrapada , 27) Revati