Characteristics of Vishakha

Visaakam or Vishakha is ruled by Indra and Agni, who represents the powers of heat and lightning in the atmosphere. This is the “Star of Purpose”. This is the 16th nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning in Tula to Vrishchika. Another name of this star is Radha, a compliment to Anuradha, the birth star of the Sun.


Vishakha nakshatra
Vishakha Nakshatra

Location: 20.00 Libra to 3.20 Scorpio
Ruler: Jupiter
Deity: Indra (the God of Transformation), Agni (the God of Fire)
Symbol: Decorated Arch, Potter’s wheel
Animal: Male Tiger
Lucky color: Golden
Ruling Deity of Jupiter: Shiva
Gender: Female
Gana: Rakshasa
Guna: Satwic

Vishakha Nakshatra characteristics: They have immense strength and potential and are skilled at making money.

Vishakha Nakshatra people have round face with an extremely attractive bright and physical appearance. They will be full of vigor and vitality and will also have an intelligence of they highest order. They are firm believer of god and leads a life of truthful exaretence. They does not believe in the orthodox principles and age old traditions. They are fond of adopting modern ideas.

They are ready to acknowledge others in excess of what are actually required depending on the power of the people they are dealing with. Slavery are suicidal for him. While they are very much religiously active, they do not follow any superstitious or religious fanaticm. They treats all they religions, castes and creed as one. In certain cases it is noticed that they accept Sanyasa (ascetic) when they touch 35 years of age. Sanyasa it does not mean a complete detraction from duty towards the family. They will simultaneously look after family and follow sanyasa.

They are very good orators and has the capacity to attract crowd. They will win several prizes in an elocution competition. They have a peculiar spending tendency in them. While on one side they are very stingy on spending, on the other side they are extravagant when it is not required.

They are fit for doing an independent business, jobs involving high responsibility, banking and religious professions, mathematician, or teacher.

They love their wife and children very much. Mostly they live away from their family due to work.

Vishakha Nakshatra Male, Female characteristics: The males of this nakshatra are full of energy and intelligence, and are always truthful and honest in their dealings. They have great speaking skills which makes them a great orator and fit for politics.

The females of this nakshatra are soft-spoken which makes them charming. They are simple in nature with natural beauty, are very religious, and highly interested in artistic fields like poetry. Their inclination makes them a great poet or an author.

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