Krittika Nakshatra

(Etatauri Aleyone – 2)

Krittika signifies sharp knife. This nakshatra spans from 26-40′ in Mesha  to 10-00′ in Taurus. Krittika nakshatra is ‘Tripad’ nakshatra`. Hence, one pada of krittika nakshatra is in Mesha (Lord is Mars) and remaining 3 padas are in Taurus (Lord is Venus). 

 The Lord of Krittika nakshatra is Sun. Krittika Natives of first pada are a combination of Mars and Sun. They are short tempered, brave, adventurous, command respect. This nakshatra is seen in kundalis of people in Military. Krittika natives for the remaining 3 padas are a combination of Venus and Sun. This makes them strikingly different than the first pada natives.

Krittika nakshatra deity if fire. Krittika nakshatra natives (especially the first pada) are prone to danger from fire.
Krittika nakshatra consists of 6 stars. These are said to be wifes of 6 rushis. Hence female qualities like caring, sensitiveness are seen in Krittika nakshatra (observed more in the last 3 padas). In addition, venus brings element of beauty. 

Kritikka Nakshatra Zodiac Signs or Rashis

Krittika Nakshatra Rashi is Aries (Mesha Rashi) and Taurus (Vrushabha Rashi).

The 1st pada of Kritikka Nakshatra falls in Aries. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th pada of Kratikka Nakshatra falls in Taurus.

Kritikka Nakshatra Lord

Kritikka Nakshatra Lord is Sun (Ravi).

Kritikka Nakshatra Animal

Kritikka Nakshatra Animal is Goat.

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Quick Information about Krittika Nakshatra

  • Krittika Nakshatra Symbol: The cutter.
  • Krittika  Nakshatra Lord: Sun
  • Krittika Nakshatra Rashi: Mesha 26-40′  to Taurus 10-00′ 
  • Krittika  Nakshatra Gana: Rakshasa
  • Krittika Nakshatra Diety:  Agni – God of Fire 
  • Number of Stars in Krittika Nakshatra: 6
  • Krittika Nakshatra Yoni / Animal: Sheep 
  • Krittika  Nakshatra Nadi: Antya
  • Krittika Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is “aa”
  • Krittika  Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is “e”
  • Krittika  Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is “o”
  • Krittika  Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is “ay”

Positive Traits of Krittika Nakshatra Natives

  • Famous within their group,
  • Ambitious,
  • handsome appearance,
  • self motivated,
  • determined achiever,
  • materialistic – acquires many possessions,
  • bright, strong appetites – likes food,
  • goal oriented,
  • goes for what they want,
  • dignified,
  • take pride in what they do,
  • good leader,
  • honors commitments,
  • confident,
  • courageous,
  • straightforward,
  • peaceful nature. 

Negative Traits of Krittika Nakshatra Natives

  • Unstable mind,
  • changeable, vacillating,
  • stubborn,
  • dissatisfied,
  • impatient,
  • responds too strongly to challenges,
  • sets goals or expectations too high,
  • burns out their health by constant activity,
  • nervous, excitable,
  • aggressive, passive-aggressive, fighting nature,
  • difficulties with food and eating, gluttonous,
  • motivated by desire, child-like nature. 

Krittika Nakshatra Male Characteristics:

Normally he is of middle built. However, native with Saturn’s aspect to this segment has a tall body.

His nose is prominent and his eyes sympathetic, neck thick and stout, solidly built body with big shoulders and well developed muscles, countenance peaceful. He has a commanding appearance.

They are intelligent, but their attention span is short. He believe in fair means and is against injustice. He will command respect. His nature is stubborn and tenacious. He is ready to work hard.

He is apprehensive about failure. He will keep his promises, once made. In life he can attain name, fame and respect. Excess of sincerity will be the means of his downfall.

He will be lucky and contented on family front. He is more attached to mother. Among his co-born, the native will enjoy more favor and love from the mother.

While his father will be a pious man and well-known person, the native cannot enjoy comforts and benefits from father. 

Love marriage is indicated to the native. Sometimes, it has been found that Krittika  born marries a girl known to his family.

Krittika Nakshatra Female Characteristics:

Krittika Nakshatra Female:She will have  medium height and beautiful. Her nature may be quarrelsome and my appear arrogant at times. She will be highly educated and attain high respect in her field of work. 

Krittika Nakshatra Professions:

  • Spiritual teachers,
  • advisors,
  • musicians,
  • dancers, singers,
  • modeling,
  • fashion designers,
  • military careers,
  • inventors, discoverers, excavators,
  • heads of state or organizations,
  • fire & police department personnel,
  • barbers,
  • butchers
  • tailors,
  • weapon makers,
  • potters,
  • blacksmiths,
  • carpenters,
  • building contractor,
  • magicians,
  • metaphysicians
  • astronomers.

Body Parts Represented by Krittika Nakshatra:

  • Chin,
  • neck,
  • face,
  • tonsils 

Nakshatras in Astrology

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

(10) Magha, (11) Poorva Phalguni, (12) Uttara Phalguni, (13) Hasta, (14) Chitra , (15) Swati, (16) Vishakha, (17) Anuradha, (18) Jyeshta,

(19) Mool, (20) PoorvaShadha, (21) UttaraShadha, (22) Shravan, (23) Dhanishtha, (24) Shatataraka or Shatibhisha, (25) PoorvaBhadrapada, (26) UttaraBhadrapada, (27) Revati, (28) Abjijit

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