Aslesha Nakshatra


In vedic astrology the Nakshatra are lunar constellations which manifest its expressions. About every 2.3 days it changes its signs also known as houses. The 12 signs of the zodiac move on a average of 28 days, translating into two weeks of a waxing moon which is the bright half and two weeks of a waning moon which is the dark half. Our intelligence , intuition and our feelings are all related to the moon. Our changing emotions and feelings which are based on the Moon’s positon which are dealt by the 28 rashi Nakshatras. Among which the first one is the Aslesha Nakshatra.

Aslesha Nakshatra is in the zodiac sign of Cancer. It is represented by a ring of stars in the constellation of Hydra which are named as Epsilon, Delta, Mu, Rho, Sigma and Zeta-Hydrae. A coiled serpent symbolizes this star and the Nagas rule the Aslesha Nakshatra, the serpent deities of wisdom. The true essence of Aslesha Nakshatra is the snake which signifies the kundalini energy. Few of the characteristics exemplified by the Aslesha are poison and deception, as well as the power of intuition, sexuality and insight. Also they sense danger immediately and are very protective towards their family and friends. People under Aslesha are connected with their past lives and genetic heritage and also represent primordial nature. They are a very challenging energy to grasp as they are highly suspicious and mysterious in nature and also people under this star are generally astute observant about their surroundings. They cannot handle hunger of any kind as they have affinity for food. Hence, it is a star of transformation and healing energy with anesoteric nature.

Ashlesha Nakshatra’s Range:

The Ashlesha Nakshatra ranges from 16:40’ degrees to 30:00 degrees in Cancer also known as Kark in hindu astrology

Ashlesha Nakshatra Characteristics:

Few of the charcteristics of this star are that they are courageous, cruel and highly prone to fits of anger and tend to live with people of the same sex. They are like nomads who travel around aimlessly, undertaking undesirable jobs which are not opted for generally and also tend to be sexually frustrated at times.

Other characteristics:

Ashlesha Nakshatra means a person who embraces, or has an intimate connection with people.

The Lord of the Ashlesha Nakshtra is Mercury.

The symbols used to symbolize Ashlesha Nakshtra are coiled snakes ,circles or wheels

The deity of Ashlesha Nakshtra is Ahi- the naga or serpent of wisdom.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra possess the power to/of poisonous.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra belong to the Vyshya Caste.

People under the Ashlesha Nakshtra are sharp or dreadful (tikshna) or hard(daruna) in nature.

The people of the Ashlesha Nakshtra possess gana’s which are sharp and dreadful.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra body varahamihira are Nails.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra body parashara is Chin.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra names letters are DI, DU, DAE, DO.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra rashi or zodiac is Cancer also known as Kark in hindu astrology.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra marriage is not considered auspicious.

The translation of Ashlesha Nakshtra are deception, overconfidence,extremes,cheating,intense research and study, as well as healing and transcendence.

The controlling or ruling planet of the Ashlesha Nakshtra is the Mercury.

The ruling deity of Mercury is Vishnu.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra number is 9.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra gender is Female.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra gemstone is Emrald.

The lucky letter for Ashlesha Nakshtra is D.

The lucky colours of Ashlesha Nakshtra are Black and Red.

The lucky or favourable number for Ashlesha Nakshtra is 5.

The common name for Ashlesha Nakshtra is Alexandrian Laurel.

The astronomical name for Ashlesha Nakshtra is Alpha Hydroe.

The botanical name for Ashlesha Nakshtra is Calophyllum inophyllum.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra belongs to the Satwic guna.

The dosha associated with the Ashlesha Nakshtra is Kapha.

The element defining the Ashlesha Nakshtra is Water.

The bird representing the Ashlesha Nakshtra is the Small Blue Sparrow.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra belongs to the Male Cat also known as the marjala yoni/animal symbol.

The Ashlesha Nakshtra tree is the Punnaga Tree or Naga Champa.


Few of the strengths of the Ashlesha Nakshtra are that they are Independent, clever, versatile, sharp, philosophical, entertaining, possess multiple occupations, seductive, achieves gains through spirituality, they re passionate and disciplined when they are interested in the topic and have the ability to accomplish greatness when motivated toward their goals.


Few of the weaknesses of the Ashlesha Nakshtra are that they are Mental instable, nervous, often depressed, moody, deceptive, tactless, lacking in social skills, impolite when angry, careless about belongings, selfish sometimes, secretive about themselves, detached, ungrateful to people, unpopular, introspective, reclusive, blunt in nature, unappreciative, possessive about loved ones, always breaks the rules, scattered, and unproductive in nature.


The generally opt for professions like a Chemist or chemical engineer, professions handling poison or hazardous materials, petroleum industry, pharmaceutical industry, drug dealer, tobacco industry, thieves, embezzler, prostitutes, adult entertainment industry, working with reptiles, snake charmer, surgeons, covert operations, secret service, lawyers, politician advisors, psychologists, hypnotist, yoga instructors, and charlatans are few of the professions of their choice which are enjoyed by them.

Famous Ashleshas:

Mahatma Gandhi, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Larry Flynt, Oscar Wilde are some of the famous people who belonged to this star.

Favorable Activities:

They are good at Activities that require a harsh demeanor, scheming, gambling, pest control, filing lawsuits, sexual activity, kundalini yoga, and disposing of useless items.

Unfavorable Activities:

They do not suit for activities like Beginning of new activities or starting projects of a positive nature, business, trade, and giving or receiving a financial loan.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Male Characteristics:

The native born in the Ashlesha Nakshatra can have a bright future in politics as they are fit for even a country’s leadership. They do not discriminate between rich, poor, good, or bad people. However, they prefer friends who offer no resistance to their leadership. Even though they are generally not grateful to anybody, not even to their parents. They are quiet deceptive, outwardly they try to shows that they are compassionate, but actually inwardly they dont care even a bit about it but a positive trait in them is that they are spellbinding orators, and have the ability to head many organisations.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Compatibility / Family life:

Their spouse will not be able to understand his feelings and moods, and sometimes even his words. She does not usually want to share her possessions with other in-laws but as they are generally the eldest member of his family and therefore have all the responsibilities upon their shoulders that comes along with it which creates issues between them.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Education, sources of Income/profession:

The natives of Ashlesha Nakshatra are likely to take the stream of Arts or Commerce. As a professional, they rise and fall are fast and sometimes even suddenly. Whereas, on the financial front they are likely to suffer a heavy loss of money around the ages of 35; and around the age of 40 they are likely to come in for some unexpected windfall.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Health:

They are very much prone to catch bad habits lik drugs which lead to health problems also they are likely to suffer from diseases like flatulence, jaundice, digestive problems, joint pains in the legs and knees.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Female Characteristeristics:

The main quality of a woman of shyness is present in them in large quantities. She has a high moral character, and will strongly command the respect of her near and dear ones. She can win an argument by her sheer power of word jugglery. Females born in the Ashlesha Nakshatra generally possess characteristics like self-control, but will not have a caring attitude.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Education, sources of Income/profession for Female:

If she is educated, she will be most probably be employed in the administrative capacity and will also prove to be very productive in her profession but at the same time if she is not educated they may end up in professions like selling fishes or as a farmer but either way they try to be employed to support themselves.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Compatibility / Family life for Female:

The ladies born under the Ashlesha Nakshatra turn out to be very good housewifes. They run the household duties very efficiently but at the same time should be careful while interacting with their in laws as there is a possibility that they may have intentions of plotting rifts between them and their partners.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Health for Female:

They generally tend to have regular nervous breakdowns due to stress and also a lot of females who belong to this Nakshatra suffer from diseases like joint pains, dropsy, jaundice, indigestion, and hysteria.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Astrology:

The Ashlesha Nakshatra ranges from 16.40 – 30.00 and belong to the Cancer Zodiac also known as Kark in hindu astrology. They are ruled by the Serpent God, and this is where the shadow planet Ketu is born. Ashlesha translates to the word Naga, which is identified with the serpent deity. It symbolizes serpent-like qualities such as clinging, entwining or embracing.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Prediction 2019:

During this year, you may have distant travels. You will have good income throughout this year 2019, but you are likely to face financial stress due to mismanagement of funds. There will be difficulties in the independent profession. Your relationship with your associates and partners may not be smooth. Relatives will try to interfere in your personal life and create nuisance particularly in the period between July and September 2019. You will be prone to health problems during that phase. Others will make use of your intelligence, skills, and experience, but you will be paid lesser than you deserve. The end of the year 2019 is likely to bring opportunities for growth and gain.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Padas:

Ashlesha Nakshatra 1st Pada:

The first pada of the Ashlesha Nakshatra comes in the Sagittarius Navamsa, and is ruled by Jupiter. It signifies hard work and dedication. You may have to deal with enemies, and health may not be satisfactory.


16° 40′ to 20° 00′ Cancer
                Ruled by: Jupiter
                Soul Sound: Dee
              Keyword: Industrious

Ashlesha Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

The second pada of the Ashlesha Nakshatra comes in the Capricorn Navamsa, and is ruled by Saturn. In this quarter you will be extremely ambitious and will use all your negative traits to achieve your goals by hook or by crook. You will also be unable to let go of possessions.


20° 00′ to 23° 20′ Cancer
                Ruled by: Saturn
                Soul Sound: Doo
              Keyword: Ambitious

Ashlesha Nakshatra 3rd Pada:

The third pada of the Ashlesha Nakshatra omes in the Aquarius Navamsa and is ruled by Saturn. Secrecy will dominate during this phase, and you will be associated with the occult side of the Nakshatra. The planets may impact your mother’s health.


23° 20′ to 26° 40′ Cancer
                Ruled by: Saturn
                Soul Sound: Day
              Keyword: Secretive

Ashlesha Nakshatra 4th Pada:

The fourth pada of the Ashlesha Nakshatra comes in the Pisces Navamsa ruled by Jupiter. Here there will be illusions, and a tug-of-war between morals. This is the pada in which the Ashlesha serpent is at last slain. People during this pada get weak and cannot control others much. Father’s health may be adversely affected.


26° 40′ to 30° 00′ Cancer
                Ruled by: Jupiter
                Soul Sound: Doh
              Keyword: Illusive

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