The nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada is the 25th in line of 28 Nakshatras in the Vedic astrology and is located in the constellation Peagasus, the winged horse. It is made up of the two stars, Markab (alpha Pegas) and Scheat (beta Pegasi). The name Purva Bhadrapada translates to ‘The former one who possesses lucky feet.’ The symbol for representing this star is the front legs of a funeral cot. This marks a tight association of this star with fire at an elemental level. It has a span spreading from 20°00 Aquarius to 3°20′ Pisces, thus, bridging the signs of Aquarius and Pisces.
The residing deity of Purva Bhadrapada is Aja Ekapada, the one-footed goat. People born under this star are independence loving and believe in purification of the highest order. They are capable of sacrificing their habits or even themselves for a higher purpose. They often aim to become the perfect human being. The natives of Purva Bhadrapada commonly have idealistic goals and aspire to make the society a better place to live. People born under this star have charismatic personas. They are capable of inspiring others with their actions as well as their words. They possess the power of influential speech.
The controlling planet of Purva Bhadrapada is Jupiter. The planet grants the natives with great intellect and exceptional choice of words. Those born under Purva Bhadrapada can also develop a tendency to criticize or become cynical. They can use sarcasm in a skillful way to hide their thoughts and intentions. The natives of Purva Bhadrapadaare extremely capable of undergoing transformations for the greater good and are highly adaptable creatures. Their determination is often unmatched. They are intelligent scholars and greatly skilled at making money.
Names of natives of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra start with seed sounds: Se, So, The, Di