Chitra Nakshatra, the 14th Nakshatra in Hindu or Vedic Astrology, bridges the constellations of Virgo & Libra. It has a span of 23°20′ Virgo to 6°40′ Libra and is constituted by a single star known as Spica (Alpha-Virginis), which is also one of the brightest stars in the sky. The name Chitra means “brilliant” in Sanskrit. It is symbolized by a bright jewel or a shining light.
The ruling deity of Chitra Nakshatra is Vishvakarma, the heavenly architect. This bestows the natives of this star with creative and inventive abilities. The people born under Chitra are essentially attracted and influenced by the physical features and appearances of objects as well as people. Looks and physical beauty hold great importance for them. Chitra natives possess the skills to attract people of the opposite sex and are hence, very popular among groups of the other gender.
The controlling planet of Chitra Nakshatra is Mars. This makes its natives natural leaders. Chitra is continuously in search of harmony and peace. It strives to achieve equilibrium but lack of control often leads to disruptive or addictive activities. People born under Chitrasimilarly attempt to display a well-balanced personality with unwavering values on the outside, but have chaos and uneasiness in their mind. People born under this star can bear doubt or uncertainty, but at the same time can be highly inspirational and show great understanding of certain matters.
The names of people born under Chitra Nakshatra start with sounds Pe, Po, Ra, Re