Characteristics of Magha / Makam Nakshatra

Magha is ruled by the Ancestors. This is 10th nakshatra of the zodiac, ruled by the node Ketu and spanning in the sign Leo, ruled by Sun. Magha is derived from Maghaban. Magha is the causes of brightness and light.

Magha Nakshatra

Magha Nakshatra
Magha Nakshatra

Location: 0.00 Leo to 13.20 Leo
Ruler: Ketu
Deity: Pitaras (the Father of Humanity, Ancestors)
Symbol: Royal Throne or Palanquin
Animal: Male Rat
Lucky color: Ivory/Cream
Ruling Deity of Ketu: Ganesha
Gender: Female
Gana: Rakshasa
Guna: Tamasic

Magha Nakshatra characteristics: They are generous, spiritually inclined, respectful of ancestors and can manage numerous people.

They have an attractive personality. Because of this, wherever they go, they maintain their predominance. When they take responsibility of something, they just try to do it as soon as possible because they are energetic and hardworking. They have a positive way of working. That is why, sometimes people can get amazed by their actions. They have quite a big self esteem which they never compromise. They try to do everything to save their self-respect and do everything after thinking about it properly. When it comes about God, they have high faith. They will have deep relations with government or related departments. Also, they will have contacts with cream of society. They may also get good benefits with these relations.

They are sweet spoken and have a good command over scientific subjects. Also, they have interest in various arts. They are respected in the society for their peaceful behavior, serene life, and intelligence. They must avoid being angry. When it comes about doing something, they just don't like to do anything which may hamper their honesty. They try their best that no one should get upset because of their behavior. If they ever feel like that someone is getting sad because of them, they immediately apologize. Apart from their self interest, they always try to do something for the people and never expect anything in return. They may get losses due to excessive honesty at business or job. But, they never compromise on their truthfulness. They will be successful in accumulating luxuries in life with the help of rich and powerful people. However, they must always stay away from the pride caused by power. They like to accumulate material wealth, but they are also very much interested in spiritual and religious life. Being idealistic and truthful is their quality. They respect the culture, traditions and elders.

They utilize the best of the available amenities and they have many workers. Those who work under them witness a compassionate and respectful side of them. They try to be quite intelligent when it comes on wealth and property. When it is about finances, they put all their energy into it, which makes them successful. They have expertise in various subjects. Also, they have interest in social service. That is why they participate in such works quite enthusiastically. They just don't like those people who put hurdles in others work. Hence, they have many hidden enemies as well. As far as friendship is concerned, they don't have many friends. But, those few people in their life mean a lot to them. Their personality will be beautiful and attractive; and it is in their nature to serve people without any self-interest. Straight forwardness is their identity as well as strength.

Magha nakshatra Male, Female characteristics: The males born in Magha nakshatra are highly industrious, happy-go-lucky people, soft-spoken, and an expert in various subjects. They have an inclination towards cultural activities, are honest and god-fearing. They love doing charitable activities without expecting anything in return.

The females are short-tempered, generous in nature, and god-fearing. They can do exceptionally well in both domestic and professional responsibilities and thus will hold a very high post in their career. In general, they are spiritually inclined and helpful in nature.

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