Hasta Nakshatra

Hasta Nakshatra is the 13th of the 28 Nakshatras in Vedic Astrology and it consists of five stars: Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, and Epsilon-Corvi. Hasta resides in the constellation of Virgo entirely and has a span of 10°00′ to 23°20′ Virgo. The symbol for this star is an open hand, and the meaning for the word Hasta is also “the hand.”

Hasta Nakshatra the actions and activities performed by the use of hands. As such, the people born under this star are diligent, hardworking and wise. The symbol ‘Hand’ also implies gestures of greetings. This is symbolic to the features of skill and respect towards others. A handshake is another perspective for this representation, which refers to agreements. The natives of Hasta Nakshatra are thus, often reasonable in nature and not too rigid in their views.

The ruling deity of Hasta Nakshatra is Savitar, the Sun God known for his creative and energetic abilities. This gives the natives of Hasta a jovial and carefree temperament. The Sun God also enables the people born under this star to use their hands wisely and skillfully in all fields of life. This can make the natives crafty tricksters and even gamblers. Hasta is mostly a constructive star. Its natives hold inventive abilities and thus, it is also associated with creation of life in the form of hands helping in giving birth to a child.

The ruling planet of Hasta Nakshatra is the Moon. This makes the people born under Hasta pleasing and resourceful by nature. The natives are practical in life and usually very active creatures. Nonetheless, they possess a sense of purity in their thoughts and actions. They believe in actions more than words.

Baby names for natives of Hasta Nakshatra start with sounds: Pu, Sha, Na, Tha

The Name of the 27 Nakshatras are as follows:-

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