Magha Nakshatra

Magna means . Magha spans from 0:0 in Leo to 13.20 in Leo. All the four padas of Magha nakshatra are in Leo. Hence it is called chatushpad nakshatra.

This nakshatra can be seen in the night sky in the ‘Maagh’ month. These stars appear very bright and whitish red in colour. 

Magha nakshatra swami is ketu and the diety is Pirta (Ancestors). Hence magha represents moving of the soul away from the body. This nakshatra completely falls in Leo; hence is under the influence of Sun as well. The first pada of Magha is particular creates difficulties in life. This is because it is close to gandanta. In adition, lord of first pada of Magha is ‘Mars’. It is highly recommended that ‘Janana Shanta’ should be done for the natives born in the first pada of Magha nakshatra.

Magha Nakshatra Rashi / Rasi :

Magha Nakshatra Rashi is Leo (Simha Rashi). All four padas of Magha Nakshatra fall in Leo Sign.

Magha Nakshatra Lord:

Magha Nakshatra Lord if Ketu.

Magha Nakshatra Animal / Magha Nakshatra Yoni :

Magha Nakshatra Animal is a Mouse or a Rat.

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Quick Information about Magha Nakshatra

  • Magha Nakshatra English Name :  Regulus
  • Magha Nakshatra Symbol:  Room containing Royal Throne
  • Magha  Nakshatra Lord: Ketu
  • Magha Nakshatra Rashi: 0:0 in Leo to 13.20 in Leo
  • Magha  Nakshatra Gana: Rakshasa (Demon)
  • Magha Nakshatra Diety:   Pitra (Ancestors)
    Number of Stars in Magha Nakshatra: 
  • Magha Nakshatra Yoni / Animal: Mouse 
    Magha Nakshatra Nadi: 
  • Magha Nakshatra first pada: name first letter is “Maa”, pada Lord ‘Mars’
  • Magha Nakshatra second pada: name first letter is “Mee”, pada Lord ‘Venus’
  • Magha Nakshatra third pada: name first letter is “Mu”, pada Lord ‘Mercury’
  • Magha Nakshatra fourth pada: name first letter is “May”, pada Lord ‘Moon’
  • Magha  Nakshatra Sacred Tree: Banyan Tree

Magha Nakshatra Natives

It is advised that people with moon in magha nakshatra respect their ancestors and get their blessings. Magha nakshatra is not very favorable for marital life. Native with venus in magha nakshatra has less attraction towards his spouce.

Magha Nakshatra Male Characteristics:

Men born in Magha nakshatra are royal and generous. They are under the complete influence of Sun and Ketu. They are brave, independent thinkers and have pride. They are the lean and mean types. They have good health and resistance power.

Magha Nakshatra Female Characteristics:

Magha born women are mediocre looking. But they have the capacity to reach great heights in life. They are very hardworking. They can work at par with men. They expect their husbands to follow their lead. They follow traditions. They follow ‘kuladharma’ and ‘kulachar’. 

Magha Nakshatra Professions:

Surgical tools maker, Surgeons, Police, Chemist, Grocer, Lawyers

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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