Moola Nakshatra is the nineteenth nakshatra and follows Jyeshta Nakshatra. Moola zodiac range is from 00o 00’ to 13o 20’ Sagittarius. Therefore, the entire nakshatra is in the zodiac sign Sagittarius. The sign Sagittarius is the luckiest zodiac sign. Therefore, the Sagittarius energy dominates this nakshatra. However, the ruling deity of Moola Nakshatra is Nirriti, the goddesses of destruction. Therefore, this nakshatra is all about luck after disasters.
Moola Nakshatra Name Means Root
The name Moola means ‘Root’. Therefore, the meaning of Moola (Root) signifies the qualities of this nakshatra. This is because Moola is all about getting to the root (core) of everything.
Moola Nakshatra Symbol: Bunch of Roots
Moola Nakshatra main symbol is a “Bunch of Roots” tied together. This symbol indicates that Moola people are natural healers. They are practitioners of alternative medicine and have natural healing powers. They also like to get to the root of things and not beat around the bush.
Deity Nirriti: Ruling Planet Ketu
Moola Nakshatra ruling deity is Nirriti (goddess of destruction). The goddess Nirriti is responsible for destroying things to create something new. Her energy is related to calamities, separations, destructions, breaks, and denials. Therefore, her powers are similar to Kali who is also a goddess of destruction. However, Nirriti is the Goddess who destroys ignorance so enlightenment can be achieved. She breaks up calamities in our lives so a new path can be paved. Her power of destruction is to destroy negative situations and kill ignorance.
Moola Nakshatra’s ruling planet is Ketu (south node of the moon). Ketu has similar meanings as the Goddess Nirriti. represent illusions, separations, destruction, cutting, and spirituality. The planet (Graha) Ketu is the body without the head. As a result, cutting was required to separate the body from the head. Ketu is the co-ruler of Scorpio the natural 8th house which is the indicator of calamities and sudden events.
Nature and Behavior of Moola Nakshatra People
Moola nakshatra energy is a combination of the ruling planet (Ketu), the ruling deities Nirriti (goddess of destruction) and the main symbol is a tied ‘Buch of Roots’. Therefore, people with Moola nakshatra strong in their chart will express the qualities of this nakshatra powerfully. When Moola is strong in your chart this means your Sun, Moon, Ascendant, or Atmakaraka is in Moola nakshatra.
Moola people experience difficult lessons that bring insight and enlightenment. Because of these difficulties, they go through a lot of sorrow, pain, and sadness. It is not an easy life for a Moola person because they face so many calamities and upheavals. The chaos in their life is due to past life debt since Ketu the planet of the past rule Moola nakshatra. However, after they get through life struggles, they become enlightened and spiritual people. This is because Nirriti (goddess of destruction) destroy the illusions in their lives so they can achieve enlightenment.
Moola people are natural healers. This is because they have experienced so much sorrow and destruction, they want to help others. They can be into Alternative Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbology, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Of Chinese, and Oriental Medicine. They can also be traditional medical doctors. However, It is common for a Moola person to use herbs as a healing practice since a ‘tied bunch of roots is the main symbol of this nakshatra.
They are all about getting to the root (core) of things. Because of this, they are extraordinary researchers. When faced with the destruction they want to know why? Knowing the answers to questions helps brings enlightenment. To heal their pain, they need to get to the core of the root cause. If having difficulties in their marriage, they want to know ‘why’ so they can fix their relationship. In marriage and relationships, they can experience a lot of uprooting and replanting. This is especially true if their 7th House Lord, Darakaraka, or a planet is positioned in the 7th house in Moola. Nevertheless, they are exceptional researchers and make talented detectives. Also, the occult and metaphysical subjects interest them.
Moola people are self-destructive and like to destroy things. They are known to smash and break objects when they are angry or discourage. In extreme cases, their self-destruction can lead to alcohol and drugs addictions. However, have the power to overcome all additions. Once they trump over their demons, they experience deep insight and clarity of mind.
Planets in Moola Nakshatra
Planets in Moola Nakshatra inherit the qualities of this nakshatra. Moola Nakshatra gives qualities of destruction, enlightenment, and spirituality to each planet.
Sun in Moola Nakshatra
People with Sun in Moola Nakshatra are here to burn their karma by experiencing hardship in life. They go through destruction in life so they can have enlightenment and spiritual revelation. Since Sun is an indicator of your career. Moola people have careers in fields of alternative medicine or research.