Jyeshta Nakshatra is the eighteenth nakshatra and comes after Anuradha Nakshatra. Jyeshta zodiac range is from 16o 40’ to 30o 00’ Scorpio. The entire nakshatra is in the zodiac sign Scorpio; therefore, the Scorpio energy dominates this nakshatra. The ruling deity of Jyeshta Nakshatra is Indra (King of the Gods). This is not the only nakshatra that he rules. Indra co-rules Vishakha Nakshatra with Agni (the Fire God). Jyeshta is the most spiritually powerful nakshatra. Native with this nakshatra strong in their chart has manifestation powers. That is to say, they attract what they think.
On the other hand, the animal that rules this Jyeshta Nakshatra is a male deer. Deer are known to have an uneasy and fickle nature. Therefore, this nakshatra especially the God, Indra reflects these qualities.
Jyeshta Nakshatra Constellations
Jyeshta Nakshatra is governed by three stars that form a row in the constellation of Scorpio. These stars are known as Alpha Scorpii (Antares), Tau Scorpions, and Sigma Scorpii. The most interesting star among the three is Alpha Scorpii (Antares) because it is known as the star of war and is the brightest and glows red. This star is the heart of the Scorpio constellation, and it has a warrior nature.
Jyeshta Nakshatra Name: Eldest
The name Jyeshta means “Eldest”. Therefore, Jyeshta is the Eldest one among the eighteenth nakshatras. However, even though there are now twenty-seven nakshatras in ancient times there were only eighteen nakshatra, and Jyeshta was known as the Senior or Eldest one among the nakshatras. Because Jyeshta is known as the eldest it corresponds to great power authority, and leadership abilities.
Jyeshta Nakshatra Symbol
Jyeshta main symbol is a Round Talisman or Circular Amulet. A Round Talisman is used to symbolize protection and mystic powers. Also, circular (hoop) earrings are similar to a round talisman. Circular earrings are also used as a symbolism for Jyeshta nakshatra. Therefore, people with planets in Jyeshta are known to wear Round Talisman, Rings, and for women big hoop earrings.
An umbrella is a secondary symbol used for this Nakshatra. When an umbrella is opened, it has a round shape like a ‘Round Talisman’. The purpose of an umbrella is to protect from rain. Indra is known as the God of rain and storm; therefore, an umbrella invokes his protection.
Deity Indra: Ruling Planet Mercury
The ruling deity of Jyeshta Nakshatra is Indra, King of the gods. It is important to mention that the name ‘Indra’ is reserved as a title meaning ‘Superior’ and is not an actual name. Nevertheless, Indra is well known as the Hero of the Gods this is because he defeated the dragon Vritra. The deity Indra rides the Airavat which is an elephant with three trunks. He uses Thunderbolts (Vajra) as a weapon to defend himself and his kingdom. Indra is known to have insecurities about losing his throne and is very protective of his position.
Therefore, he clings tightly to his throne and will defend his rights as King of the God’s. Indra’s power of destruction is legendary he once was furious with the people living in Gokul (a village of Krishna’s) because they were worshiping Krishna and not Indra. In anger, Indra created a storm and flooded the village.
Mercury is the ruling planet of Jyeshta Nakshatra. Mercury signifies mind, logical intelligence, communication, travel, and the nervous system. Therefore, to be a ruler (King of The God’s) one must be intelligent and have good communication skills. Also, since Indra is so insecure about losing his kingdom, the nervous system is always stimulated.
Nature and Behavior of Jyeshta Nakshatra
Jyeshta nakshatra energy is a combination of the ruling planet (Mercury), the ruling deities Indra (King of the Gods), and the main symbol a ‘Circular Amulet’. Therefore, people with Jyeshta nakshatra strong in their chart will express the qualities of this nakshatra powerfully. When Jyeshta is strong in your chart this means your Sun, Moon, Ascendant, or Atmakaraka is in this Jyeshta nakshatra.
Jyeshta people have rare spiritual powers and manifestation abilities. They can manifest anything they desire with the power of their mind. If they focus on positive expectations, they will attract positive energy; however, if their focus is on negativity, this is what they will attract. Jyeshta people have to be careful about what they think and watch their thought patterns. They are naturally powerful people and are not to be tested. They must hold their focus and mental energy on what they want to accomplish in life. When their attention is on a goal or desire they will manifest it. Many millionaires and the most powerful people in the world have Jyeshta in their chart.
Even though they are powerful people have Insecurities about losing their position or throne (thing) they have acquired. Because of this, they can act without thinking often destroying those who threaten them. They can often face betrayal and have abandonment issues.
Jyeshta people are natural leaders. These are born to rules because they have the wisdom to lead others. They are naturally wise beyond their years and their intuition is sharp.
However, Jyeshta people are rumors to be the jealous type. However, many people are jealous of them because they are so powerful and magnetic. To other people, the grass looks greener where a Jyeshta person sits. Jyeshta people are very possessive and will not let others come and take what they have. This protective nature over their possession is the reason why they can hold on to what they have. In my opinion, this is a positive trait because they can defend their kingdom.
They are attracted to the metaphysical and the esoteric. They can be into numerology, astrology, magic, occult, ufo’s, mysticism, and mind manifestation techniques. Any subject that explores the secret and hidden realm of the world they love investigating.
Planets in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Planets in Jyeshta Nakshatra inherit the qualities of this nakshatra. Jyeshta Nakshatra gives the energy of manifestation powers, leadership, wisdom, and spirituality to each planet.
Sun in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Sun in Jyeshta Nakshatra people are natural leaders, authoritative, and born to rule. Both Sun and Jyeshta represent power, authority, Kings, Queens, and the ego. Therefore, they have to sit in a seat of power, especially in their careers. They make the best CEOs, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders in Government and Politics. They cannot be told what to do because they know they are the ones in charge. Sun in Jyeshta Nakshatra, people are very protective when it comes to the ones they love. They will defend their loved ones and strike anyone who threatens them.
Moon in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Moon in Jyeshta Nakshatra people are secretly very sensitive. The planet moon is in deep debilitation in Scorpio (Jyeshta zodiac range). Therefore, they put up a hard and dominant exterior; however, they are very sensitive, and kids get their feelings hurt very quickly. In addition, their minds go deep into the abyss of the occult and the mystical side of life. They can often go so deep in exploring secret scientists of the occult that they barely come up for air. On the other hand, they can have an up-and-down relationship with their mother, who may actually be the one who inspired them to research metaphysical subjects. They have a logical intelligence when it comes to discerning and dissecting occult subjects or collecting information. This is why they could become masters in occults: esoteric, mysticism, metaphysics, astrology, palmistry, extrasensory perceptions (ESP), tarot cards, witchcraft, voodoo, mantras, meditation, life after death, reincarnation, telekinesis, telepathy, astral projection, kabbalah, etc. Consequently, the mystical side of life helps balance their energy, and it gives them mental peace and emotional security when they face opposition in life. This is why daily meditation is important to the Jyeshta Nakshatra people; it helps enhance their mental health and puts any deep psychological issues in perspective. The planet Mercury (Jyeshta’s ruling planet) Is an enemy sign here. Therefore, communication can come from emotions instead of logical thoughts. On the other hand, the mother may have played the role of elder sibling regardless of whether she was the actual elder sibling, middle child, or younger. Mother would have taken on more responsibilities than other siblings, or she has an in-charge nature. At some point in time, they can feel as if the mother has abandoned or betrayed them. This is because, in their mythology, Jyeshta (One of the wives of Chandra/Moon) betrayed Chandra because he was spending too much time with his favorite wife, Rohini. This is why the moon is exalted in Rohini but debilitated in Jyeshta Nakshatra.
Mercury in Jyeshta Nakshatra
People with Mercury in Jyeshta Nakshatra communicate with authority and power. The tone in their voice is very commanding and dominating; as a result, when they speak, people often listen. This is because the planet Mercury is in its own next nakshatra. Therefore, communication abilities will be influenced by the energy of Jyeshta (authoritative and commanding. On the other hand, they enjoy spreading information related to esoteric science and secret information; however, they could do this from a commanding and leadership point of view. Consequently, they could become leaders of spiritual and secret organizations, especially when it comes to writing, dictation, communicating, and speaking about occult science. However, if someone were to challenge their intellect, there was strike them with the furry of Jyeshta Thunderbolt. In addition, they have good luck with obtaining senior management positions in any field of communication, such as marketing, advertising, blogging, social media, writing, etc. They are capable of obtaining wonderful achievements in their positions in the areas of communication. On the other hand, the people they are friends with can support their mental curiosity by supplying them with secret information.
Venus in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Venus in Jyeshta Nakshatra people is capable of obtaining wonderful achievements in her positions in the areas of creativity. On the other hand, they often have leadership roles in artistic and creative pursuits. Therefore, they can take the lead role as a senior actor, singer, stage performer, choreographer, dancer, theatre, drawing, painter, creative writer, decorating, and artist. Therefore, leadership in any type of creative, artistic, and performing art role suits their personality. On the other hand, Venus is the karaka of wife in a man’s chart. Therefore, a man can marry a woman who is very dominating, strong, powerful and has natural leadership ability. She may be so powerful that she may dictate or be in charge of the relationship. The wife can also have a higher position in life in which others look up to her as a leader. She may also be the eldest sibling or take the role of the elder sibling. Venus here is in a friend, nakshatra; therefore, individuals love to communicate about artistic, creative expression. In addition, they express their creativity by using their innate spiritual powers. That is to say, through mediums such as creative visualization, they are able to manifest their desires. On the other hand, they will come across and deal with many powerful women in their lifetime, especially in their career if Venus is in the 10th house. Therefore, individuals have a very powerful and dominating female boss or male boss with either a feminine personality or artistic passion.
Mars in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Mars in Jyeshta Nakshatra people are aggressive, assertive, and energetic leaders. That is to say. They exert that energy in powerful positions that are in alignment with Mars’ energy. As a result, they could be leaders, bosses, and entrepreneurs in fields of engineering, real estate, construction, mechanics, sports, and aggressive careers such as firefighters, military, athletes, or police officers. They are capable of obtaining wonderful achievements and becoming heroes in any of these fields. On the other hand, unless Mars is your ascendant Lord or Atmakaraka, your brother or a sibling can take the lead role along with the siblings, regardless of whether they are the eldest. On the other hand, Mars is a significator for male friends; therefore, this can be a boyfriend for females. Consequently, when a female has Mars in Jyeshta Nakshatra, they may have a boyfriend who is very dominating, powerful, and authoritative. However, once a female is married, this energy can change based on the Lord of your seven houses, darakaraka, and the position of Jupiter. Nevertheless, male friends can often have self-esteem and insecurity issues. This is why it’s certain their dominance in power is so strong.
Jupiter in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Jupiter in Jyeshta Nakshatra people takes a leadership role when it comes to being advisor, mentor, counselor, or even spiritual advisor. They often protect children since Jupiter is the significator of children and Jyeshta is a war hero. Therefore, they can become heroes who fight for children’s rights. They are capable of achieving greatness in their positions in the areas of education, knowledge, spirituality, and counseling. Therefore, they can have a leadership role in a church, ministry, spiritual or occult group, or organization. The energy of Jupiter blesses them to have wisdom when it comes to investigating and exploring secret and hidden information. They use all the knowledge they learn from the occult and mysticism as a tool to help guide other people. The planet Jupiter is the significator of the husband and a woman chart; therefore, once a female is married, her husband can be very authoritative, commanding, and a natural-born leader. However, his dominating power conceals insecurity in which he may fear losing a position or role he worked hard for. Therefore, the husband will do anything in his power to keep the position he has acquired for himself. Therefore, he will stop at nothing to maintain his position or authoritative role in life, no matter what it may be.
Saturn in Jyeshta Nakshatra
People with Saturn in Jyeshta Nakshatra leadership and authoritative powers are suppressed until later in life. Early in life, they find it difficult to express their assertiveness; therefore, they may be passive or have trouble taking charge of a situation. However, later in life, they start to develop their power of assertiveness. It can be very authoritative and powerful people; however, this takes time since Saturn suppresses the leadership powers of a Jyeshta native. On the other hand, servants, contractors, freelancers, and anyone who works for you express the pure energy of Jyeshta. Therefore, the people who serve you have great leadership abilities and like to take charge. However, servants with insecurity issues may often fear that they may lose their position, especially when working under a Jyeshta person. Therefore, they may work harder than normal to prove themselves or maintain a position with you.
Rahu in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Rahu in Jyeshta Nakshatra, people can be obsessed with power and authority, and they can take charge of a situation. Jyeshta is a very mystical nakshatra associated with magical powers and mystical abilities. On the other hand, Rahu relates to illusions and shortcuts. Therefore, they may use esoteric magic such as rituals, spells, charms, mantras, or any secret science to get a hit in life. Their manifestation power is strong, and they can often materialize a desire by simply focusing their mind on their goals. That is to say, whatever their mind is focused on can manifest almost instantaneously since Rahu explodes the power of this nakshatra.
Ketu In Jyeshta Nakshatra
Ketu In Jyeshta Nakshatra, people can be disinterested in power and being in a leadership role. This is because Ketu relates to past lives, and being in the nakshatra of Jyeshta, they have already experienced a role leader such as a King, Queen, or person of very high authority; therefore, in this lifetime, they have no interest in repeating such role to them. However, they’re often offered or come across positions in which they are chosen for leadership roles; however, they will serve from a nonchalant point of view in which they have no ego in their authority role.
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