The nakshatras are small constellations of stars that the moon travels through as it orbits Earth. In English, nakshatras are known as “lunar mansions.”
Shatabhisha is the 24th of 27 nakshatras. If you were born when the moon was between 6:40-20:00 degrees Aquarius, then this guide is for you.
Every nakshatra has its own set of fixed attributes. This includes planetary ruler, nakshatra group, zodiac sign, deity, symbol, and power. The features of Shatabhisha are below:
Within the Aquarius ground, a group of faint stars forms Shatabhisha Nakshatra. While gazing at the night sky, Sadalachbia (Gamma Aquarii) is the brightest star of this star group. Shatabhisha Nakshatra is known as “100 physicians or doctor”’ and is related to medicine and healing abilities. Individuals born under this Nakshatra are independent, intrigued with puzzles, researching different stuff, and delving deep to get to the bottom of things. Shatabhisha is a secretive star with a focus on the hidden powers of life. This may lead to an isolated life and those born under this star must be cautious of depression and privacy. Overall, Shatabhisha Nakshatra bestows a truthful, perceptive, and ambitious nature of an individual.
Sanskrit Name: शतभिषा (Shatabhisha) comes from the Sanskrit words शत (one hundred) and भिषज् (remedy). One meaning of Shatabhisha is “a hundred cures,” indicating strength, perceptivity, and an aptitude for healing.
Planetary Ruler: Rahu. The planet Rahu is equated with the North node of the moon and is described in the Vedas as the disembodied head of the demon Rahu. Vedic lore describes that eclipses occur when the sun or moon is swallowed by the head of Rahu. Rahu is associated with trouble, disease, and radical change.
Nakshatra Group: Monstrous. Nakshatras are divided into three classes — monsters, humans, and gods. Shatabhisha is a monstrous nakshatra. People in this group are generally intuitive, strong-willed, and assertive. They may be prone to anger and violence.
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius. Aquarians are intelligent, idealistic, determined, and philosophically-inclined. They are often involved in charitable work or other spiritual or humanitarian endeavors.
Deity: Varuna. In Vedic theology, Varuna is the god of the water element and all bodies of water, such as rivers, lakes, and oceans. He also is the lord of aquatic beings.
Symbol: An empty circle. This represents the unknown, mystery, and self-containment.
Power: To cure. Persons born under the star of Shatabhisha are natural healers, and they can excel in professions related to the healing arts.
Resonant Syllables: In India, the birth nakshatra is traditionally used as one means of choosing the name of a child. The corresponding syllables for the four quarters (padas) of Shatabhisha are Go (गो), Sa (सा), See (सी), and Sue (सू). The syllable of a person’s first name is sometimes used when calculating an astrological chart if the time of birth is unknown.
The Male native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra will not hesitate to sacrifice his self-interests to stand by his principles. His creed is self-service. He also follows religious rituals very sincerely. Since he is stubborn, once he makes a decision, he will stand firm on it. Though he is intelligent in most areas of life, he is very emotional. When provoked, he can blow his top off, but his anger is soon subdued too. He is not someone who flaunts his assets or talents, and is very modest in that way, though they soon get revealed through his words and actions.
The Male native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra will face a torrid time till the age of 34, after which he will make steady progress in his profession or business. This native is suitable for the fields of astrology, psychology, reiki, and other healing arts. His literary smarts will come into the limelight while he is still young.
The Male native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra has to face many problems, especially from his near and dear ones. Still, he does not avoid helping them when they need help. It has been observed that this native has to suffer most due to his brothers. His father also will not benefit him much. However, he will get ample love and affection from his mother. His married life may not be very smooth, even though his wife has all the good qualities expected of a housewife.
The health of the Male native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra will not be as good as it appears to be. His immunity will be poor because of which he will frequently catch infections. He is often troubled by urinary ailments, breathing trouble, and diabetes.
The Female native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra will have a very calm nature. However, she can be hot-tempered when provoked. She is inclined towards religious rituals as she is god-fearing. She often gets involved in family quarrels leading to a lack of mental peace. She possesses a good memory and is sympathetic and generous.
The Female native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra is inclined towards scientific study. It has been observed that most female doctors have been born in this Nakshatra.
The Female native of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra dotes on her husband, but her life is likely to be full of problems. The long separation from her husband is likely, or she may even become a widow at an early age.
The health of this native will be a cause of concern. It has been observed that this native usually suffer from urinary and uterus disorders. She is also likely to be prone to colic troubles and chest pain.
Those born under the star of Shatabhisha are ambitious and driven souls. They set their sights on a goal and then work hard to achieve it. In addition, they also work well on their own, without much assistance from others. They are easily able to organize their thoughts, lay out their priorities, and proceed step by step in a systematic way. Thus they bring a real power to whatever project they choose to take up.
Shatabhisha natives are attracted to the mysterious side of life. They may have a keen interest in mysticism, and they are often deeply religious. However, they may prefer not to participate much in the social aspect of worship and instead focus on their own private spiritual practices.
You are a perceptive and thoughtful person, and you want to make a meaningful contribution to the world. By staying grounded and maintaining daily self-care practices, such as meditation, exercise, and spending time in nature, you can maximize your strengths while minimizing your negative tendencies.
Persons born in Shatabhisha can do well in careers that involve helping others or are in some way pioneering. Their career may start off slow, but it will improve as they get older and learn from their experiences.
Some ideal professions include:
Shatabhisha natives’ natural self-confidence can sometimes lead them to act rudely or speak harshly with others. They may not recognize the consequences of their actions until it is too late. This can lead to feelings of apathy or depression. They are also prone to feeling misunderstood, restricted, and lonely.
Shatabhishas tend to have an addictive personality type. They are not afraid to go to extremes, even if this might have a negative impact on their health and well-being. The cruel streak that comes up from time to time with others can also turn inward, taking the form of a self-destructive mentality. They may get stuck in a rut and feel helpless to access their inner strengths and connect to God or their higher power.
You like to make decisions quickly, based on what feels right in the moment. However, it is important to remember that your intuition and instinct should always be balanced by careful reasoning and especially guidance from friends, family, and mentors who genuinely care about your welfare.
You have an auspicious trajectory in life. Although you may go through many ups and downs, you are a genuine person who learns from mistakes and continually strives to improve in life.
Solitude, contemplation, and meditation are good for you. You have a solitary nature. You have a need for quiet time where you can gather your thoughts and process your experiences. Setting aside at least an hour or so for this type of self-care will empower you in many other areas.
You don’t give to others easily. You have a hard time giving in charity or caring about the needs of others. Many perceive you as cold. While this is not always a negative trait, it will benefit you to also cultivate your warm and nurturing side.
You can be defensive. You don’t yield a position easily, and may even continue to try to argue a point long after you’ve already been defeated / proven wrong. Remember that being wrong is not the end of the world! It’s far easier to just be humble, and accept criticism or corrections as they come, rather than constantly being on guard trying to defend yourself from perceived attackers.
Shatabhishas’ sexuality is symbolized by a female horse. In terms of physical compatibility, this makes them an ideal match for persons born under Ashwini nakshatra.
Based on holistic matching, Shatabhishas are most likely to find happiness in long-term partnerships with:
Note: Compatibility in relationships is a complex science that looks at many different factors. You should always consult with an experienced astrologer who can carefully analyze the charts of both you and your partner.
Each nakshatra is divided into four quarters, also known as padas, of 3:20 degrees each. These quarters are based on a 1/9th divisional chart, known in Sanskrit as navamsha.
The moon’s position at your time of birth determines the quarter in which you are born.
First Quarter (6:40-10:00 degrees Aquarius): Sagittarius. You are fearless and quick to act. You have a caring and nurturing side. However, you can become hot-tempered when crossed.
Second Quarter (10:00-13:20 degrees Aquarius): Capricorn. You’re a hard worker, and you enjoy setting your mind to a task and getting it done. Sometimes you make careless mistakes or act foolishly. You may take up residence outside of your home country.
Third Quarter (13:20-16:40 degrees Aquarius): Aquarius. You have an active social life and enjoy being in the company of others. You are highly imaginative and creative. You often get lost in your thoughts and you have a strong intuition. Your sense of judgment is not always reliable — you may commit immoral acts.
Fourth Quarter (16:40-20:00 degrees Aquarius): Pisces. You are a sensitive, noble-hearted person. You do good deeds and enjoy helping others. You have a knack for the healing arts. However, you may be prone to laziness.
In electional astrology, also known as muhurtha, nakshatras are used to determine favorable days and times for important ceremonies and events, such as weddings, buying a new house or vehicle, commencing a project, or conceiving a child.
The electional nature of Shatabhisha is Chara, “mobile.” Shatabhisha is an excellent nakshatra for:
Troubles or cuddles? Promising or wobbling? Love or curve? How will 2021 treat Shatabhisha Nakshatra? Know what to expect in terms of Career and Business, Love and Relationship, Finance, and Health.
2021 will be full of opportunities and challenges for you. The start of the year will be good. You’ll get support from your colleagues and superiors, your hard work will be recognized and you will also earn a good name for your dedication and finished tasks. Some natives might change their jobs, for you January or April and May will be lucky. Your competitors will try to put you down, but don’t get into fights with those who are below you! September onwards your career life will flourish and you may even get a job transfer by October. Business people may go on various trips related to work, mostly after June. The stars advise you to do financial investments after proper R&D. 2021 will be what you call a happy ending!
Rahu has taken your 4th House causing trouble in your own house. Your family life and relationships will suffer a little because of Rahu’s placement which can disturb your happiness and peace. Rahu is being mean and can give you some decent results provided you live away from your home in a rented house. And amidst all this, your siblings might face some struggle and they’ll come to you for help. You will also have to pay attention to your parents’ health. All relationships have their ups and downs, but you have to sit and resolve the issues like adults. Be proud of your partner’s achievements and appreciate them for their sacrifices. This will bring positivity and love to your relationship. Rekindle your romance, go for a small vacation, give your love and attention, and enjoy your privacy. Possibly you may even earn a good name through your spouse and children this year.
Saturn has unpacked to stay in the 12th House of your zodiac sign for 2021. This can cause financial struggles to bubble in your life. Increased expenses and empty rockets will drain you emotionally too. This is what people call a midlife crisis where your savings actually save you from drowning! When Jupiter will be placed in your Moon sign at the beginning of the year, your wealth and savings will see the sky. September onwards, there’ll be upward movement of your expenses which can be mentally stressful. But Jupiter will bless you and you might end up doing a lot of charity and religious work. As money spent on donations will never be useless. You will be awarded for your good deeds. This will help you keep a positive mind frame, even when you are low on cash and kind.
The Lord of the Rings and your sign lord will remain in the 12th House the entire 2021 which will not be very good for you Aquarius in terms of health. This can cause stomach, knee, joint problems, further breathing trouble, wheezing, and acidity problems can also occur. 7 to 8 hours of sleep should be a priority for you along with your eating habits. To stay fit and active, eat a lot of green leafy veggies. All this is very essential otherwise you won’t be able to function properly. It is advised not to take any minor health issues lightly cause you don’t know when it’ll become a major one. Therefore, yoga and meditation should be on your to-do list too.
Translation: 100 medicines or doctors
Symbol: An ox cart; an empty circle or round charm.
Controlling Planet: Rahu
Ruling Deity of Rahu: Durga
Deity: Varuna-god of Cosmic Waters
Body – VarahaMihira: Chin, laughter
Body – Parashara: Knees
Rashi / Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Nature: Chara; The Movable or Ephemeral
Ganas: Rakshasa (Demon)
Lucky Color: Blue & Green
Letter: Go, Sa, Si, Su
Lucky letters: G & S
Lucky Stone: Gomedhaka
Lucky Numbers: 4 & 24
Animal Symbol: A Female Horse
Bird Name: Raven
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