ndu astrology, there are various systems of enumerating 27 or 28 nakshatras.

[clarification needed] The following list of nakshatras gives the corresponding regions of sky, following Basham.[1] No. Name Associated stars
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Description Lord: Ketu (South lunar node) Symbol : Horse's head Deity : Ashvins, the horse-headed twins who are physicians to the gods Indian zodiac: 0° 13°20' Mesha Western zodiac 26° Aries - 9°20' Taurus Lord: Shukra (Venus) Symbol: Yoni, the female organ of reproduction Deity: Yama, god of death or Dharma Indian zodiac: 13° 20' 26°40' Mesha Western zodiac 9° 20' 22° 40' Taurus Lord: Surya (Sun) Symbol: Knife or spear Deity : Agni, god of fire Indian zodiac: 26°40' Mesha - 10° Vrishabha Western zodiac 22° 40' Taurus - 6° Gemini Lord: Chandra (Moon) Symbol: Cart or chariot, temple, banyan tree Deity : Brahma or Prajapati, the Creator Indian zodiac: 10° 23°20' Vrishabha Western zodiac 6° 19°20' Gemini

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Ashvini "wife of the Ashvins"

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Bharani "the bearer"

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Krittika an old name of the Pleiades; personified as Pleiades the nurses of Kārttikeya, a son of Shiva.

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Rohini "the red one", a name of 4; 9 Aldebaran Aldebaran. Also known as brāhmī

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3°20' Karka Western zodiac 16° 29°20' Cancer Lord: Shani (Saturn) Symbol : Cow's udder. and ζ Hydrae     . ε.   Mrigashīrsha 5. ε.12°40' Leo Lord: Budh (Mercury) Symbol: Serpent Deity : Sarpas or Nagas. ρ. Also known as āgrahāyaṇī ι. deified snakes Indian zodiac: 16°40' -   Ardra 6. a human head Deity : Rudra. δ and ζ 8. lotus. 4 "the moist one"  Betelgeuse     Punarvasu (dual) "the two restorers of 7.2°40' Cancer Lord: Rahu (North lunar node) Symbol: Teardrop. θ Orionis   Lord: Mangala (Mars) Symbol: Deer's head Deity: Soma. 5 goods".6° 40' Mithuna Western zodiac: 19°20' Gemini . also Cancri known as sidhya or tiṣya    9. 6 "the nourisher". diamond. 7 Āshleshā "the embrace" δ. arrow and circle Deity : Bṛhaspati. mother of the gods Indian zodiac: 20° Mithuna . 3 "the deer's head". priest of the gods Indian zodiac: 3°20' 16°40' Karka Western zodiac 29°20' Cancer . also known as yamakau "the two chariots"  Castor and Pollux     Pushya γ. the storm god Indian zodiac: 6° 40' 20° Mithuna Western zodiac: 2° 40' 16° Cancer Lord: Guru (Jupiter) Symbol : Bow and quiver Deity : Aditi. Chandra. the Moon god Indian zodiac: 23° 20' Vrishabha .

god of marital bliss and prosperity Indian zodiac: 13°20' 26°40' Simha Western zodiac 9°20' 22°40' Virgo Lord: Surya (Sun) Symbol: Four legs of bed.9°20' Virgo Lord: Shukra (Venus) Symbol : Front legs of bed. the Sun god Indian zodiac: 10° 23°20' Kanya Western zodiac 6° 19°20' Libra    10.6° Libra Lord: Chandra (Moon) Symbol: Hand or fist Deity : Saviti or Surya. γ. fig tree Deity : Bhaga.10° Kanya Western zodiac 22°40' Virgo . god of patronage and favours Indian zodiac: 26°40' Simha. hammock. 30° Karka Western zodiac 12°40' 26° Leo Lord: Ketu (south lunar node) Symbol : Royal Throne Deity : Pitrs. Maghā 15 "the bountiful" Regulus      11 Pūrva Phalgunī "first reddish one" δ and ζ Leonis      12 Uttara Phalgunī "second reddish one" Denebola      13 Hasta "the hand" α. δ and ε Corvi   . hammock Deity : Aryaman. β. family ancestors Indian zodiac: 0° 13°20' Simha Western zodiac 26° Leo . 'The Fathers'.

a name Spica of Spica   Lord: Mangala (Mars) Symbol: Bright jewel or pearl Deity : Tvastar or Vishvakarman. god of Fire Indian zodiac: 20° Tula . one of Adityas of friendship and partnership Indian zodiac: 3°20' 16°40' Vrishchika Western zodiac 29°20' Scorpio . Agni. the Wind god Indian zodiac: 6°40' 20° Tula Western zodiac 2°40' 16° Scorpio Lord: Guru (Jupiter) Symbol : Triumphal arch.12°40' Sagittarius   15 Svāti "Su-Ati (sanskrit) Very Arcturus good" name of Arcturus      Visakha 16.6°40' Tula Western zodiac: 19°20' Libra . "forked. lotus Deity : Mitra.   14 Chitra "the bright one". also known as Librae rādhā "the gift"       17 Anuradha "following rādhā" β. δ and π Scorpionis   . the celestial architect Indian zodiac: 23°20' Kanya . having α. β. potter's wheel Deity : Indra. γ and η 14 branches".3°20' Vrishchika Western zodiac 16° 29°20' Scorpio Lord: Shani (Saturn) Symbol : Triumphal archway. coral Deity : Vayu. chief of the gods.2°40' Scorpio Lord: Rahu (north lunar node) Symbol: Shoot of plant.

winnowing basket Deity : Apah.9°20' Capricorn Lord: Shukra (Venus) Symbol: Elephant tusk. δ. Abhijit α. ζ. ζ. ε. and η Scorpionis    Lord: Budh (Mercury) Symbol : circular amulet. η. elephant goad Deity : Nirrti. god of Water Indian zodiac: 13°20' 26°40' Dhanus Western zodiac 9°20' 22°40' Capricorn Lord: Surya (Sun) Symbol : Elephant tusk. fan. θ. earring Deity : Indra. Mula 17 "the root" ε. chief of the gods Indian zodiac: 16°40' 30° Vrishchika Western zodiac 12°40' 26° Sagittarius Lord: Ketu (south lunar node) Symbol : Bunch of roots tied together. 20. "the eldest.  Jyeshtha 18. ι. most 16 excellent" α. small bed Deity : Visvedevas.6° Aquarius   19. universal gods Indian zodiac: 26°40' Dhanus . umbrella.10° Makara Western zodiac 22°40' Capricorn . ε and δ Lyrae Lord: Brahma . κ and λ Scorpionis      Purva Ashadha "first of the aṣāḍhā". δ and ε a ṣ ā ḍ hā "the invincible 18 Sagittarii one" being the name of a constellation       21 Uttara Ashadha "second of the aṣāḍhā" δ and ζ Sagittarii   22. goddess of dissolution and destruction Indian zodiac: 0° 13°20' Dhanus Western zodiac 26° Sagittarius .

2°40' Pisces Lord: Rahu (north lunar node) Symbol : Empty circle. "requiring a hundred 22 physicians"  γ Aquarii    Purva Bhadrapada 25. "most famous". also 23 Shravishthā "swiftest" α to δ Delphini     Shatabhisha 24. god of cosmic waters.000 flowers or stars Deity : Varuna.3°20' Meena . Sravana 20 α. 1. Dhanishta 21.20 "victorious"[2] .Vega    23. deities of earthly abundance Indian zodiac: 23°20' Makara . an ancient fire dragon Indian zodiac: 20° Kumbha . β and γ Aquilae   Lord: Chandra (Moon) Symbol : Ear or Three Footprints Deity : Vishnu.16° Pisces Lord: Guru (Jupiter) Symbol : Swords or two front legs of funeral cot. "the first of the blessed 3 feet"  α and β Pegasi  . Western zodiac 16° 29°20' Pisces    24. preserver of universe Indian zodiac: 10° 23°20' Makara Western zodiac 6° 19°20' Aquarius Lord: Mangala (Mars) Symbol : Drum or flute Deity : Eight vasus. man with two faces Deity : Ajikapada. sky and earth Indian zodiac: 6°40' 20° Kumbha .6°40' Kumbha Western zodiac 19°20' Aquarius . Western zodiac 2°40' .

nourisher. back legs of funeral cot. Western zodiac 29°20' Pisces 12°40' Aries Lord: Budh (Mercury) Symbol : Fish or a pair of fish. The 27 nakshatras. each with 4 padas. which is the number of beads in a japa mala. and the below table lists the appropriate starting sound to name the child. give 108. indicating all the elements (ansh) of Vishnu: # 2 Bharani (भरणी) 3 Kritika (कृश्ततका) 4 Rohini(रोहषणी) 6 Ārdrā (आर्द्ाा) 5 Mrigashīrsha(म्रग ृ ऴीवाा) 7 Punarvasu (ऩुनळाशु) 8 Pushya (ऩुष्य) Name Pada 1 चु Chu ऱी Li अ A ओ O क ु Ku क े Ke षु Hu Pada 2 चे Che ऱू Lu ई I Pada 3 चो Cho ऱे Le उ U Pada 4 ऱा La ऱो Lo ए E ळु Vu/Bu की Ke छ Chha षी Hi ड Da 1 Ashwini (अश्वळनन) ळा Va/Ba ळी Vi/Bi घ Gha को Ko षे He ङ Ng/Na षा Ha षो Ho ळे Ve/Be ळो Vo/Bo का Ka . the protective deity Indian zodiac: 16°40' 30° Meena Western zodiac 12°40' 26° Aries    27. γ Pegasi and α "the second of the blessed 4 Andromedae feet"   Lord: Shani (Saturn) Symbol : Twins. Revati 5 "prosperous" δ Piscium   Padas (quarters) The 27 Nakshatras cover 13°20’ of the ecliptic each. snake in the water Deity : Ahir Budhyana. Each Nakshatra is also divided into quarters or padas of 3°20’. drum Deity : Pushan.  Uttara Bhādrapadā 26. serpent or dragon of the deep Indian zodiac: 3°20' 16°40' Meena .

Sanskrit संस्कृतम ् Ashvinī अश्वळनी Bharanī भरणी Tamil தமிழ் Aswini அஸ்வினி Baraṇi ப஭ணி Kārthikai Telugu తెలుగు Ashwini అశ్విని Bharani భరణి Kritika Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ Ashwini ಅಶ್ವಿನಿ Bharani ಭರಣಿ Kritika Malayalam മലയാളം Ashvati അശ്വതി Bharaṇi ഭരണി Kārttika # 1 2 Mongolian Шийдэм Гоё хүүхэн Нэг эхт 3 Krittikā .9 Āshleshā (आवऱेवा) 10 Maghā (मघा) 11 Pūrva or Pūrva Phalgunī (ऩूळा पाल्गुनी) 13 Hasta (षस्त) 14 Chitra (चचत्रा) 15 Svātī (स्ळानत) 16 Viśākhā (वळऴाखा) 17 Anurādhā (अनुराधा) 18 Jyeshtha (ज्येष्ठा) 19 Mula (मऱ ू ) 20 Pūrva Ashādhā (ऩूळाावाढा) 21 Uttara Aṣāḍhā (उततरावाढा) 22 Śrāvaṇa (श्ाळण) 23 Śrāviṣṭha (श्वळष्ठा) or Dhanishta 24 Shatabhisha (ऴतभभवा)or Śatataraka 25 Pūrva Bhādrapadā (ऩूळभ ा ार्द्ऩदा) 26 Uttara Bhādrapadā (उततरभार्द्ऩदा) 27 Revati (रे ळती) डी Di मा Ma नो Mo ऩू Pu ऩे Pe रू Ru ती Ti ना Na नो No ये Ye भू Bhu भे Bhe गा Ga गो Go शे Se द ू Du दे De डू Du मी Mi टा Ta टो To व Sha ऩो Po रे Re तू Tu नी Ni या Ya यो Yo धा Dha भो Bho गी Gi शा Sa शो So थ Tha दो Do डे De मू Mu टी Ti ऩा Pa ण Na रा Ra रो Ro ते Te नू Nu यी Yi भा Bha जा Ja गु Gu शी Si दा Da झ Jha च Cha डो Do मे Me टू Tu ऩी Pi ठ Tha री Ri ता Ta तो To ने Ne यू Yu भी Bhi जी Ji गे Ge शू Su दी Di ञ Da/Tra ची Chi 12 Uttara or Uttara Phalgunī (उततर पाल्गन ु ी) टे Te पा Bha/Pha ढा Dha खी Ju/Khi खू Je/Khu खे Jo/Khe खो Gha/Kho Names in modern languages The names of nakshatras in other languages are adapted from the Sanskrit variation (apabhramsa) through Pali or Prakrit. The variations evolved for easier pronunciation in popular usage.

कृश्ततका 4 5 Rohini रोहषणी கார்த்திகக Rōhiṇi ர஭ாகிணி కృత్తి క Rohini రోహిణి ಕೃತಿಕ Rohini ರ ೋಹಿಣಿ Mrigashira ಮೃಗಶ್ವರ Ardra ಆರ್ದ್ರ Punarvasu ಩ುನರ್ರಸು Pushyami ಩ುಷ್ಯ Ashlesha ಆಶ ಲೋಷ್ Magha ಮ಺ಘ Poorva ಩ೂರ್ರ കാർത്തിക Rōhiṇi രോഹിണി Makayiram മകയിരം зургаан хөвгүүн Чөлөөт эх Гөрөөсөн толгой Mrigashīrsha Mirugasīridam Mrigasiraa म्रग ஫ிருகசீரிடம் మ్రిగ఺శ్వర ृ ऴीवाा Arudra Thiruvādhirai திருவாதிக஭ ఆర్ర Punarpoosam புனர்பூசம் Poosam பூசம் Ayilyam ஆ஬ில்஬ம் Magam ஫கம் Punarvasu ఩ునరిసు Pushya ఩ుషయ Ashlesha ఆశ్లేష Maghaa మాఘ Pubba ఩ూరి పల్గ ు ని Ārdrā 6 आर्द्ा 7 8 Punarvasu ऩुनळाशु Pushya ऩुष्य Ātira or Tiruvātira Хэрцгий ആതിര охин (തിരുവാതിര) Puṇartam പുണർതം Pūyam പൂയം Āyilyam ആയില്യം Makam മകം Pūram പൂരം Өглөгт охин Найралт эх Āshleshā 9 आवले वा / आवऱेवा 10 Maghā मघा Үнэг Их морь Pūrva or Pūrva Pooram 11 Phalgunī பூ஭ம் ऩूळा पाल्गुनी Uttara or Uttara Phalgunī 12 उततर पाल्गुनी 13 Hasta षस्त Astham அஸ்தம் Chithirai சித்திக஭ Swathi சுவாதி Visakam விசாகம் Uthiram உத்தி஭ம் Бага морь Uttara ఉత్ి ర పల్గ ు ని Hasta హసి Chittaa చిత్ర Swaati స్఺ిత్త Vishaakha విశ్఺ఖ Uttara ಉತ್ತರ Hastaa ಹಸತ Chitra ಚಿತ್್ Swathi ಸ಺ಿತಿ Vishakha ವಿಶ಺ಖ Utram ഉത്രം Харцага Attam അത്തം Chittira ചിത്തിര (ചിത്ര) Chōti ചോതി Vishākham വിശാഖം Тугчин Тэргүүн дагуул Салхины эх Эрхтний тэнгэрт Chitrā 14 चचत्रा 15 16 Svātī स्ळाती Vishākhā वळऴाखा .

17 Anurādhā अनुराधा Anusham அனுஷம் Kettai ரகட்கட Mūlam மூலம் Pūradam பூ஭ாடம் Uthirādam உத்தி஭ாடம் Anuraadha అనుర఺ధ Jyesthaa జఎసి Moolaa మూల్ Anuradha ಅನುರ಺ಧ಺ Jyestha ಜ ಯೋಷ್ಠ Moola ಮ ಲ Anizham അനിഴം Kēṭṭa (Trikkēṭṭa) കേട്ട (തൃക്കേട്ട) Mūlam മൂലം Гар од Jyeshtha 18 ज्येष्ठा Mūla मऱ ू Хонгорцог 19 Онгоц Pūrva 20 Ashādhā ऩूळाावाढा Uttara 21 Ashādhā उततरावाढा Shravana 22 श्ळण Poorvashaadha Poorvashadha Pūrāṭam ఩ూరిశ్఺ధ ಩ುರ್಺ರಷ಺ಡ പൂരാടം Uttarashaadha Uttarashadha Utrāṭam ఉత్ి ర఺శ్఺ధ ಉತ್ತರ಺ಷ಺ಡ ഉത്രാടം Shravana ಶ್್ರ್ಣ Dhanishta ಧನಿಷ್ಠ Суулга Элдэв тэнгэртэн Shravana Tiruvōnam ా వణ திருரவாணம் శ్఺ Dhanishta ధనిషఠ Tiruvōnam Булаагч/Яруу ഓണം эгшигт (തിരുവോണം) Aviṭṭam അവിട്ടം Тооно Shravishthā or Dhanishta Aviṭṭam 23 श्वळष्ठा or அவிட்டம் धननष्ठा Shatabhishā or Shatataraka Sadayam 24 ऴतभभवक् / சத஬ம் ऴततारका Pūrva Bhādrapadā Pūraṭṭādhi 25 ऩूळभ ा ार्द्ऩदा / பூ஭ட்டாதி ऩूळप्र ा ोष्ठऩदा Shatabhisha శత్భిష Shatabhisha Chatayam ಶ್ಥಭಿಷ್ ചതയം Чөдөр Poorva Poorvabhadraa Bhadrapada Pūraṭṭāti Шувуун ఩ూరి భాద్ర఩ద్ ಩ೂರ್ರ പൂരുരുട്ടാതി хошуут ಭ಺ರ್ದ್಩ರ್ದ Uttara Uttara Bhādrapadā Uttaraa bhadra Bhadrapada Uttṛṭṭāti उततरभार्द्ऩदा Uttṛṭṭādhi 26 உத்தி஭ட்டாதி ఉత్ి ర భాద్ర఩ద్ ಉತ್ತರ ഉത്രട്ടാതി / ಭ಺ರ್ದ್಩ರ್ದ उततरप्रोष्ठऩदा 27 Revati रे ळती Rēvathi ர஭வதி Revati రేవత్త Revati ರ ೋರ್ತಿ Rēvati രേവതി Могой хүлэгч Дэлгэрүүлэгч .

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