Ashwini Nakshatra – Beta Arietis (English Name) (Laghu Nakshtra)

About Ashwini Nakshatra (Laghu Nakshatra)

Ashwini Nakshatra is the first nakshatra. It spans from 0 degrees to 13.20 degrees in Aries. The first pada of Ashwini nakshatra lies near the gandanta. This is where Pisces (jal rashi) ends and Aries (Agni Rashi) begins. Hence, the first pada of ‘Ashwini nakshatra’ is not considered to be auspicious.  

“Ashwini (अश्विनी)  Nnakshatra” is 1st  Nakshatra out of the 27 nakshatras in astrology. Its all 4 padas fall in Aries Sign (Mesha Rashi). Ashwini Nakshatra symbol is a horse. Animal associated with Ashwini Nakshatra is a horse. Ashwini Nakshatra godess is ‘Ashwini Kumar’, physicians of Gods. Ashwini Nakhsatra is ‘Dev’ Gana Nakshatra. Ashwini Nakshatra lord is Ketu. Ashwini Nakshatra tree is Poison Nut (कुचला) . 

The Lord Aries Rashi is Mars and the lord of Ashwini nakshatra is Ketu. Ketu brings spirituality while mars brings energy. Answini Nakshatra natives are full of life. The symbol of this nakshatra is Horse. Ashwini Nakshatra Natives are always on the go. They are restless and lack patience. As they change their mind quickly, marriage is a challenge for them. AshwiniKumar is the deity of Ashwini Nakshatra. Ashwinikumar is the physician of Gods. “Ashwini nakshatra” natives are intelligent and have a healing touch. 


Ashwini nakshatra people are intelligent, good management capacity and active. There are quick. They may be fickle at times. 

Ashwini Nakshatra Rashi

ashwini Nakshatra Rashi is Aries (Mesha Rashi). All four padas of ashwini Nakshatra fall in Aries.

Ashwini Nakshatra Lord :

The lord of Ashwini nakshatra is ‘Ketu’. Ketu makes Ashwini natives ascetic.

Diety of Ashwini Nakshatra

The diety of Ashwini Nakshatra is Ashwini Kumaras.

Quick Information about Ashwini Nakshatra

  • Ashwini Nakshatra Symbol: Horse 
  • Ashwini  Nakshatra Lord: Ketu
  • Ashwini Nakshatra Rashi: All four Pada in Mesha Rashi (Rashi Lord is Mars)
  • Ashwini  Nakshatra Gana: Dev
  • Ashwini Nakshatra Diety: Ashvini Kumar,  physicians of the gods
  • Number of Stars in Ashwini Nakshatra: 3 
  • Ashwini  Nakshatra Yoni: Ashwa
  • Ashwini  Nakshatra Nadi: Adya 
  • Ashwini Nakshatra 1st pada: birthnamename first letter is “Chu”
  • Ashwini Nakshatra 2nd pada: birthname first letter is “Chay”.  
  • Ashwini Nakshatra 3rd pada:  birthname first letter is “Cho” 
  • Ashwini Nakshatra 4th pada : birthname first letter is “Laa”

Positive Traits of Ashwini Nakshatra Natives

Competent worker who performs above average on the job, intelligent, self sufficient, natural healer, helps others, moderate habits, dresses well, good finances, attractive, powerful, intuitive, idealistic, spiritually inclined, adventurous, independent, strong, powerful, charming, playful nature, nurturer, traveler, loves family. 

Negative Traits of Ashwini Nakshatra Natives

Hastiness in action compromises efficiency, impulsiveness, desire to pursue new experiences in life causes a weakness in finishing things, aggressive, stubborn, wants to do things their own way, disappointed when things do not go as planned, dissatisfied, arrogant, lack of mental quietude, over passionate.  

Ashwini Nakshatra Male Characteristics:

Ashwini Nakshatra Male:Male born in Ashwini Nakshatra will have a beautiful face. His eyes will be large and will have a twinkle. Forehead broad and nose a little bigger. He is a believer of God. 

He will remain faithful to those who love him and will not hesitate to sacrifice anything for such persons. He keeps his patience in difficult situations. He is a good advisor to the persons in agony. He weighs pros and cons carefully before  taking any decisions. He cannot be easily influenced. Once he carries out an action or work, whether it right or wrong, he will stick to what he has done, come what may. 

Though he tries to be frugal, his expenditure will be more than his income due to his showoff attitude. He is inclined to meet his desires and needs at any cost. He may be fussy at times and think too much about small things. Due to this he may loose this peace of mind. He is always interested in keeping the entire surroundings neat and clean. 

He is jack of all arts. He is generally fond of music and literature. Period up to his 30th years of age will be full of struggle. He has to face obstacles even for small matters. From the 30th year of age, there will be steady and continuous progress which will continue up to 55 years of age. 

He sincerely loves his family. However, he is subjected to hatred by his own family members due to his adamant behavior. He may not have cordial relation with his father. He may have a good Maternal Uncle and helpful friends. 

Ashwini Nakshatra Female Characteristics:

She will be beautiful with bright, fish-like eyes. Her speech is sweet. She will be a combination of Modernism and tradition. 

There will be more female children than male children. She will pay detailed attention to her children. She will be particular about the neatness of her household.

Her nature will make her worry about small things. She should always be careful while cooking or while handling fire. In the modern society, motor vehicle accidents have also been noticed. 

Ashwini Nakshatra Professions:

Profession:Medicines, drugs, doctor especially gynecologists, neo-natal doctors, surgeons, pre-nursery schools, teachers for small children, engineers expert in laying foundations of buildings, stunt-men, car racing, any adventurous sport, Air force, horse racing, race tracks, railway tracks etc. 

Body Parts Represented by Ashwini Nakshatra:

Body Parts Represented by Ashwini Nakshatra: Head, Brain 

Ashwini Nakshatra Tree

The Ashwini Nakshatra Tree is Poison Nut (कुचला) . (Botanical Name: Strychnos nux vomica ) .

It is important medicinal tree which has its mention in ancient system of medicine. The seeds of ripe fruit are poisonous, hence the name.

Gift Ashwini Nakshatra Plant to your Ashwini Nakshatra friend.

Ashwini Nakshatra Names

Ashwini nakshatra has 4 padas. Every pads of Ashwini nakshatra is associated with a sound. So, select a baby name based on the sound associated with the pada of Ashwini nakshatra. Here are the ‘sounds’ associated with each pada of Ashwini nakshatra and the corresponding names.

Ashwini nakshatra pada 1 names: “Chu” / चू 

The sound associated with Ashwini nakshatra pada 1 is “Chu” ( चू  ) .Hence, if birth of a native has happened in Ashwini nakshatra pada 1, select a name starting from the sound  “Chu”.

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 1 names for Baby Boys:

  • Chudamani ( चूड़ामणि ) : Crest Jewel
  • Chulbul ( चुलबुल) : mischievous
  • Chuman ( चुमान ) : Curious

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 1 names for Baby Girls:

  • Chutki : Little One
  • Chulbuli : mischievous
  • Chumki (चूंकि) : Decorative Star

Ashwini nakshatra pada 2 Names: ” Chay ” / चे

The sound associated with Ashwini nakshatra pada 2 is “Chay” ( चे ) .Hence, if birth of a native has happened in Ashwini nakshatra pada 2, select a name starting from the sound  “Chay”.

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 2 names for Baby Boys:

  • Chetan (चेतन) : consciousness
  • Chetanaanand (चेतानानंद) : Supreme Joy
  • Chetas (चेतस) : Mind

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 2 names for Baby Girls

Chetana (चेतना) : consciousness

Ashwini nakshatra pada 3 Names: ” Cho ” / चो 

The sound associated with Ashwini Nakshatra pada 3 is “Cho” ( चो ) .Hence, if birth of a native has happened in Ashwini nakshatra pada 3, select a name starting from the sound  “Cho”.

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 3 names for Baby Boys:

  • Chola : South Indian Dynasty

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 3 names for Baby Girls:

  • Cholan : South Indian Dynasty

Ashwini nakshatra pada 4 Names: “Laa” / ला   

The sound associated with Ashwini Nakshatra pada 4 is “La” ( ल ) .Hence, if birth of a native has happened in Ashwini nakshatra pada 4, select a name starting from the sound  “La”.

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 4 names for Baby Boys:

  • Lalit ( ललित ) : Of Great Beauty
  • Lahar (लहर) : Wave
  • Lambodar ( लंबोदर) : Lord Ganesha
  • Laksha ( लक्ष ) : Target
  • Lakshman ( लक्ष्मण ) : Prosperous; brother of Rama

Ashwini Nakshatra pada 4 names for Baby Girls :

  • Lata: A creeper
  • Latika ( लतिका ): beautiful Hindu goddess
  • Lalita ( ललिता ) : Beautiful Lady

Famous People Born in Ashwini Nakshatra:

Celine Dion, Jim Morrison,  Bruce Lee , Pamela Anderson

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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

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