Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra is the eleventh nakshatra and comes after Magha. Phalguni zodiac range is from 13o 20 to Leo to 26o 40’ Leo. This nakshatra is in the entire sign of Leo. Therefore, the Leo energy dominates this nakshatra. The zodiac sign Leo is the natural 5th house. The 5th house relates to creativity and self-expression. Purva Phalguni Nakshatra inherited these qualities of Leo.
The animal associated with Purva Phalguni is a Female Rat. This is because rats are well known as very sexual animals and are constantly engaging in sexual reproduction. Sexual pleasure is one of the qualities of Purva Phalguni.
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra Name
Purva Phalguni name means “former reddish one”. This nakshatra is a pair with Uttara Phalguni which names means “the latter reddish one”. Purva Phalguni main symbol is the “Front legs of a Bed” while Uttara Phalguni main symbol is the “Back legs of a Bed”.
However, Purva Phalguni secondary symbol is a Swinging Hammock which shares the same qualities as the main symbol (Front legs of a Bed. Therefore, the ‘front legs of a bed’ and ‘swinging hammock’ are used to symbolize relaxing and lounging but not for sleep. Therefore, Purva Phalguni is associated with periods in our lives when we are not sleeping but relaxing, resting, and taking it easy after hard work or dealing with everyday mundane life.
Therefore, the ‘front legs of a bed’ are related to beginning the processes of relaxation, and the “Back legs of a Bed” are ending the process of relaxation. When you first start relaxing after hard work you are tired; however, when you have finished relaxing you feel awake and rejuvenated. In summary, this is the main concept of the nakshatra pair Purva Phalguni and Uttara Phalguni.
Purva Phalguni Constellation
In the constellation of Leo, two stars are associated with Purva Phalguni. These stars are identified in the night sky as Delta-Leonis (Zosma) and Theta-Leonis (Chertan).
Purva Phalguni Ruling Deity: Bhaga
Purva Phalguni Nakshatra deity is Bhaga. The deity Bhaga is one of the 12 solar gods (Adityas). Bhaga is the god of bliss, prosperity, indulgence, pleasure, luxuries, enjoyment, good fortune, and inheritances.
Bhaga is all about indulging in worldly pleasure, sex, food, drinks, and socializing. This is why Venus is the ruling planet of this nakshatra. Venus is related to living the good life and enjoyment.
Bhaga is the deity of marriage and contracts which are related to the 7th house. The natural 7th house is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet that gives marriage which is a long-term contract.
In summary, Bhaga is all about enjoyments, comforts, good life, socializing, and connecting with people through marriage. Bhaga blessed natives with this nakshatra strong in their chart with pleasures on earth.
Purva Phalguni Ruling Planet Venus
As mentioned, the ruling planet of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra is Venus. The planet Venus is related to love, marriage, pleasure, desires, and passion which is related to Purva Phalguni Nakshatra. Since Bhaga is the ruling deity of this nakshatra, a name associated with this nakshatra is “morning star” which is referred to as the planet Venus.
Nature and Behavior of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Purva Phalguni nakshatra energy is a combination of the ruling planet (Venus), the ruling deities Bhaga (solar deity), and the main symbol ‘female rat’. Therefore, people with Purva Phalguni nakshatra strong in their chart will express the qualities of this nakshatra powerfully. When Purva Phalguni is strong in your chart this means your Sun, Moon, Ascendant, or Atmakaraka is in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra.
Purva Phalguni people enjoy resting, relaxing, and taking it easy. The previous nakshatra Magha was all about being active in a leadership role and ruling a kingdom; however, Purva Phalguni is all about resting after the completion of hard work. However, some people may see Purva Phalguni people as lazy and idle however their karma gives them a period of rest after the hard work from a past life. Because of their relaxed nature, they like to sleep in late and lounge around during the day. However, when they do work, they prefer to be in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Their office chair is nice and comfortable, the temperature is right (not too hot or cold), and they can relax often between work routines.
They are very creative and gifted in visual arts. They can be painters, graphic artists, designers, makeup artists, drawers, photography, or writers who paint with their words. Any type of work that requires visual creativity is best suited for Purva Phalguni people.
Purva Phalguni people love things big and extravagant. They have big appetites for sex and worldly pleasures. They will take the biggest share of anything. They will take the largest portion of food, drinks, and even in a divorce will get the biggest share of resources. They also have a gift for negotiation they will always come out on top and the largest share.
These people are very social and love being in an environment with other people. They love going to social events like parties, concerts, celebrations, and places of amusements like carnivals and theme parks. A social environment feels right to them, and they fit in easily.
Purva Phalguni natives are highly sexual and have strong sex drives. They have a natural urge to want to regularly engage in sexual activities. They are passionate lovers and the type of people who can make love all night long. If this nakshatra is afflicted, debilitated or conjunct, or aspected by the 8th or 12th house lord, their sex drive can turn into a promiscuous nature. Many strippers, porn stars, and prostitutes have Purva Phalguni strong in their chart.
Sun in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Sun in Purva Phalguni influences the meaning of Sun (soul, fame, ego, character, career, identity, authority figures, father, etc.) with the energy of Purva Phalguni (relaxation, rest, carefree, enjoyment, etc. )
Sun in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these people are relaxed, carefree, and like to take life easy. Their souls are at peace when they are at ease. These individuals do not like stress, they prefer relaxation and enjoying life pleasures. Individuals are very lucky in life and are reaping the rewards from a past life, this is why good things come to them easily. On the other hand, they have excellent negotiating skills. They take the authority role to negotiate the biggest share for themselves.
Nevertheless, others will look up to a Sun in Purva Phalguni person. Because of this, they can have fame or celebrity status. This is because Sun is the significator of fame, and Purva Phalguni’s alternative symbol is a ‘raised platform’; Therefore, anyone who is on a raised platform’ is looked up to. As a result, when working in a career they are best suited for leadership positions such as Managers, C.E.O’s, Enterprises or Business Owners. They are experts at delegating assignments to subordinates and leading teams and coworkers.
On the other hand, when working on the job they love being comfortable. They can be hard workers but must make time for rest and relaxation. For instance, their work environment will be comfortable they may have an office chair with a massager, enjoy eating snacks while working, or work from home in the comforts of their bedroom. They like to have a well-balanced life of work and relaxation.
Sun represents career in Vedic Astrology. Purva Phalguni’s zodiac range is completely in the creative, political, powerful, and authoritative sign of Leo. On the other hand, the lord Venus represents unions, creativity, love, pleasure, etc. Therefore, people with Sun in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra can have professions as an Artist, Entertainer, Singers, Stage Performers, Actors, Musicians, Careers Related to Marriage and Unions: Marriage Coordinator, Wedding Planners, Love Spiritual Advisors, Astrologers who specialized in Love and Marriage, Dating Agencies, Online Dating Website Employee. Business Owner, Public Speakers: Careers Helping People Relax: Spas, Masseurs; Resort and Retreats, Meditation Centers, Sleep Expert, Bed Salesperson. All Careers in Spirituality and the Occult: This is because the ruling deity (Bhaga) became extremely spiritual after indulging in life pleasures.
Moon in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Moon in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra influences mind, emotions, desire, home, comforts, the mother with the energy of Purva Phalguni.
Moon in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means individual desire to live the good life full of comforts, sensual pleasures, and luxuries. Their minds are relaxed, and they have a carefree mental attitude. They enjoy a peaceful, serene, and relaxed home environment and could prefer to live in the country instead of a noisy city. They enjoy relaxing and lounging around on their bed, couch, or in a lounge chair. They are very lucky in which they will reap a big reward in this life because of their good past life deeds. They are very social and enjoy going to parties, social events, celebrations, and being around people. On the other hand, Sun in Purva Phalguni people have good creative imaginations and excel at creative endeavors. Therefore, they make wonderful artists, creative writers, painters, home decorators, etc. Being involved in a creative project relaxes their minds in which they experience mental and emotional peace. On the other hand, the mother can be very relaxed, carefree, creative, and enjoy socializing.
Mercury in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Mercury in Purva Phalguni relates to communication, logical intelligence, learning capacity, skills, mental curiosity, younger siblings, and friends.
Mercury in Purva Phalguni means these people have very good negotiating skills. They know how to communicate to negotiate the biggest share for themselves and others. They do very well in careers as mediators, negotiators, middlemen, and lawyers. When they speak, they have a relaxed tone to their voice, because of this, they can put people at ease with their words. They have a very sweet (Venus) speech (Mercury) and can charm people with their words. Mercury in Purva Phalguni people are lucky in business. Because of their business luck, Individuals do excellent in business and partnerships because they know how to obtain the biggest share of money and resources. On the other hand, they enjoy talking and leading conferences and meetings. This is because a ‘raised platform’ is an alternative symbol that influences these individuals to be leaders of communication. On the other hand, younger siblings can appear carefree and lazy. Younger siblings enjoy relaxing, sleeping in late, and lounging around. Friends and coworkers can also have these similar characters.
Venus in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Venus in Purva Phalguni influences the karakas of Venus marriage, relationships, passion, creativity, artistic talents with the energy of Purva Phalguni. The planet Venus is in its own nakshatra, therefore, Venus is strong here
Venus in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra people are extraordinarily creative. This is because Venus rule creativity; however, Therefore, individuals are gifted with creative intelligence as an artist or in the performing arts. Therefore, A Venus in Purva Phalguni person do wonderful in professions or hobbies in Artistic Pursuits, Drawing, Painting, Creative Writing, Decorating, Artist, Illustrator, Sketching, Graphic Artist, Tattoo Artist, Designer, Makeup Artist, Fashion Designer, Interior Decorator, Sculpting, Pottery, Jewelry Design, Performing Arts: Actor, Singer, Stage Performer, Choreographer, Dancer, Theater, Broadway, Hollywood.
Venus represents Marriage in both males and females’ charts: A Venus in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra person will may someone with the quality of this nakshatra. Therefore, the husband or wife can be carefree, relaxed, creative, sexual, negotiators, and lucky. A Purva Phalguni person husband or wife can bring good karma to the marriage. The husband or wife can be the inheritance of money and resources. The marriage partner enjoys living a comfortable life in which they overindulge in food, drink, sensual pleasure, and socializing. However, later in life the spouse can give up worldly pleasure and devote to spirituality. This is because the energy of this nakshatra is related to extremes. That is to say, early in life the spouse can be an extreme party animal, then later in life become a hermit.
Mars in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Mars in Purva Phalguni influences the meanings of Mars (passion, drive, exertion of energy, property investment, etc.) with the energy of Purva Phalguni. The planet Mars is in a friend sign in Leo (Purva Phalguni zodiac range; so, Mars is strong here.
Mars in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these people exert their energy in taking the leadership role in delegating tasks and assignments. These individuals are powerful people because Sun (ruling planet) is authority and Mars is all about action: Therefore, they are no strangers to taking the leadership roles and getting things done, even if they have to delegate the task to a 3rd party. They can have luck and fortune with dealing with real estate, property investment, engineering, construction, mechanical, and technical endeavors. This good luck is the result of positive deeds from a past life. Since Purva Phalguni relates to inheritance, they can inherit property especially during the Mahadasha of Mars. Mars in Purva Phalguni people are very motivated; however, now and then they like to relax and take time out to smell the roses. On the other hand, individuals can exert too much energy on food, drink, sensual pleasure, partying, and enjoying the good life.
Jupiter in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Jupiter is the most beneficial planet in Vedic Astrology. Jupiter relates to good luck, fortune, wealth, and money. The planet Jupiter is in a friend sign in Phalguni Nakshatra; so, there can be good results here.
Jupiter in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these people are magnetics for luck and fortune. This is because both Jupiter and Purva Phalguni signify luck and wealth. Also, the planet Jupiter is related to expansion. Therefore, Jupiter expands the good qualities of Purva Phalguni Nakshatra. If Jupiter is not afflicted these individuals have luck and fortune where Jupiter is placed in their birth chart.
Jupiter in Houses Luck and Fortune: If Jupiter is in the 1st House in Purva Phalguni, individuals are naturally lucky in life: Jupiter is in the 2nd House, they have luck and fortune with money: With Jupiter in the 3rd house means luck and fortune come from hobbies, skills, communication, social media, and younger sibling, Jupiter in the 4th House the natives have luck and fortune with home, mother, and property investments. Nevertheless, Jupiter in the 5th House means luck and fortune come with the birth of children, education, speculations. With Jupiter in the 6th house, the native has the luck to conquer enemies and obstacles. With Jupiter in the 7th House, individuals have luck from spouse and business partnership. On the other hand, Jupiter in the 8th means luck with inheritance. 9th House Luck comes from good deeds and long-distance travels. 10th house good luck and Fortune come through career and fame. With Jupiter in the 11th house luck and fortune in getting extra income: Finally, Jupiter in the 12th house means lucky with disposable income. (expenses), meaning money comes so the native can spend, also luck and fortune come from foreigners and foreign travels.
Saturn in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Saturn in Purva Phalguni influences the meanings of Saturn (karma, responsibility, duty, commitment, hard work, delay, discipline, patients) with the energy of Purva Phalguni. Saturn is in a great enemy sign in Leo (Purva Phalguni zodiac range); therefore, Saturn here can delay the theme of Purva Phalguni (relaxing, lounging, vacationing, taking it easy, etc.)
Saturn in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these people have to work hard in life with little time to relax. Early in life, there is always a responsibility, duty, or commitment these individuals have to attend to. Heavy responsibilities can prevent individuals from relaxing and taking it easy. However, as time passes and when Saturn matures at age 36 or returns to its natal placement in the birth chart. The burden of responsibilities will lighten up and natives will have more time to relax, take vacations, and lounge and enjoy life. On other hand, inheritance can be delayed for individuals. For instance, if a Saturn in Purva Phalguni person is the recipient of an inheritance, there can be a delay in getting their inheritance. On the other hand, when hiring servants and employees, these subordinates can be lazy in which they have to be told several times to complete a task.
Rahu in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Rahu in Purva Phalguni influences the meaning of Rahu (shortcuts, breaking rules, unexpected, explosion, foreign, illusions, material world, etc.) with the energy of Purva Phalguni
Rahu in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these individuals are obsessed with enjoying life and indulging in pleasure. It doesn’t matter how much they party, drink, eat, and engage in sensual pleasure, they will always have an unquenchable urge to want more pleasure in life. This is because Rahu is the head without the body which is never satisfied. As a result, they can become addicted to living life carefree. However, since Rahu explodes the qualities of Purva Phalguni these natives can be the recipients of a large inheritance and have good fortune. This is especially true if Rahu is in the 2nd house of money, the 8th of Inheritance, the 9th house of luck, or the 11th House of extra Income.
Ketu In Purva Phalguni Nakshatra
Ketu in Purva Phalguni influences the meaning of Ketu (past lives, spirituality, mysticism, introverts, seclusion nonattachment to worldly desires, etc.) with the energy of Purva Phalguni.
Ketu in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra means these individuals are detached from indulging in worldly pleasure and socializing. They can be introverts and prefer to live a spiritual life. This is because in a past incarnation they have partied, socialized, and indulged in sensual pleasures. However, in this life, they prefer to practice abstinence from the pleasure of the worlds and devote their life to the occult, mysticism, spirituality, and seclusion. On the other hand, they can feel detachment when in marriage and romantic relationships. In addition, the spouse can have a detached personality or be an introvert. This is because Venus (the ruling planet) represents marriage and relationship, and Ketu is related to detachment and introverts.
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