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Shravana Nakshatra

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Shravana Nakshatra

Appearing in the night sky as the head of Aquila, the Eagle, is the Shravana Nakshatra. It is the 22nd Nakshatra in Vedic Astrology and is formed by the three stars Altair, Alshain and Tarazed in the constellation of Capricorn. Its span spreads across 10°00′ to 23°20′ Capricorn. The word Shravana means “hearing” and the symbol used to represent this star is an ear. This Nakshatra hence, represents patient listening and learning by the use of ears.

The presiding deity of Shravana Nakshatra is Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the Universe. This makes this star symbolic of preserving and spreading knowledge and compassion. In ancient cultures, the only mode for transferring knowledge was speech. Spoken words were grasped by students and learnings were then passed from generation to generation. Similarly, the people born under Shravana have the ability to obtain and share knowledge accurately through listening. The natives of this Nakshatra make a strong connection with the fields of communications and media. Those born under this star are constantly seeking knowledge to add to their wisdom, and often travel to far away lands to extend their education.

The controlling planet of Shravana Nakshatra is the Moon. Moon, a symbol and ruler of feelings, bestows upon the natives an emotional side. People born under this star also have excellent focus on their goals and are dedicated to complete all the undertaken projects well within time. They are highly skilled at expressing themselves, making them successful at recreating the obtained wisdom in front of others for teaching purposes. The natives of Shravana enjoy a prosperous and wealthy lifestyle. They often taste fame in their social circle and are likely to get a liberal-minded spouse.

Seed Sounds for baby names for natives of Shravana Nakshatra begin with the following sounds: Ju, Je, Jo, Gha