Jyestha Nakshatra

Jyeshtha Nakshatra is the 18th Nakshatra out of the total 27 Nakshatras. It constitutes 3 stars that resemble an earring. According to some astrologers it represents a pendant in the neck. The deity of this Nakshatra is Indra and the ruling Lord is Mercury.

The colour of the star in this Nakshatra is red. Jyeshtha Nakshatra is considered as the highest Nakshatra. Jyeshtha Nakshatra implies getting bigger or older. Since this Nakshatra is big and very important it is called Jyeshtha. Some experts believe it to be the earring of Aadi Shakti.

Jyeshtha Nakshatra- Body and Personality traits

Jyeshtha Nakshatra comes under the category of Gandmool Nakshatra. Mercury and Mars affect this Nakshatra. The natives born in this Nakshatra are aggressive and short tempered. They are ambitious too. They also like to flaunt. They are romantic too. They have a tendency to lie and overly emphasise trivial matters. They attain a good position in life through their hard work

They have a religious mindset and are content. But if the Moon is not in a favourable position then there may be some dissatisfaction also. They are physically and mentally mature from a very young age. They become aware of their responsibilities before time. They have a desire to stay ahead of others which makes them jealous.

They understand the value of time and like to complete their work before time. They are honest and faithful towards their responsibilities. They impress people with their broad structure. The native is not limited to mundane jobs, rather they like to do things out of the box and learn something new each day.

They solve difficult problems with their intelligence. Their restlessness can sometimes lead to failures. They are loyal and truthful to the point of being blunt. As a result people think twice before befriending them. The native may lack sweetness in their behaviour.


They have a calm family environment and have a feeling of love and unity towards their family members. However others may not reciprocate their feelings. They don’t receive love from their mother and siblings. Family members may not like them. They may also feel pressurised from your life partner. Their life partner may try to dominate them. They do enjoy their married life. Their life partner will try and keep them away from wrong deeds. In fact because of this very quality of the partner the natives of Jyeshtha Nakshatra feel dominated. At certain junctures there may be a lack of happiness in the married life. There will be lack of happiness from children’s side too. The native may also be disturbed because of his/her in-laws.


Anal, gonads, colon, ovaries and uterus are the body parts that comes under this Nakshatra. Neck and the right side of the torso also comes under this Nakshatra. If this Nakshatra is affected then the native might suffer from problems related to these body parts. Jyeshtha Nakshatra is also considered to be dominated by Vaat. Due to this the natives may suffer from gas in stomach or arthritis.


The native of this Nakshatra start earning from a very young age. They are self made. They relocate away from the family to work and earn a living.They are loyal to their work and this bestows them with opportunities to succeed. They are efficient in sports. The natives do well in fields related to safety. They may also be efficient as a government employee, manager, administrator, reporters, doordarshan artists, speakers, actors, narrators and storytellers.

They will be actively involved in business associations. They are capable of working in fields related to politics, system or secret agency. They can also try their hands at disaster management, telecommunication, space communication system, army, medicine or surgeon. They may prove to be excellent dealers or contractors. They earn profits from their immovable property also. They may become famous builders. The natives of this constellation are of majestic nature and lead a magnificent life.

First phase of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

If Moon comes in the first phase of this Nakshatra then the native may be clever or intelligent. Their may be audacious in their behaviour. They may have a high nose, less hair and thin eyebrows. They may work patiently and seriously. They may have an expertise in teaching.

Second phase of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

If Moon comes in the second phase of this Nakshatra, then the native might be short tempered. Their eyes might depict excitement. Hair may be a bit scattered and teeth can be aligned. They may have a loose body and a slim stomach. Their mouth may remain open. Their nerves may be visible.

Third phase of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

If Moon comes in the third phase of this Nakshatra, then the native may have a wheatish complexion. They may have a lined mark on their nose. They may have open hair and less brain. They may have a low intellect. They may also misbehave.

Fourth phase of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

If Moon comes in the fourth phase of this Nakshatra, then the native may have a fair complexion. They will be restless and unable to stay at one place. Their eyes may have a tinge of brown. Their body may be a little weak. They may be a bit careless.They are likely to be loved by elders.

Syllables for names according to Jyeshtha Nakshatra

If the second phase of this Nakshatra is from 16:40 to 20:00, then the syllable is ‘No’.
If the third phase of this Nakshatra is from 20:00 to 23:20, then the syllable is ‘Ya’.
If the fourth phase of this Nakshatra is from 23:20 to 26:40, the syllable is ‘Yi’.
If the first phase of this Nakshatra is from 26:40 to 30:00, then the syllable is ‘Yu’.

Veda Mantra of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

Om TraataarBhindramBitaarMindra Gwwam Have HaveSuhav,

Gwwam ShooramIndram VahYaami Shakram PuruhootBhindram,

Gwwam Swasti No Madhva DhvaatVindram, Om Indraay Namah.


To prevent themselves from the bad effects of this Nakshatra, he nativev should worship Lord Vishnu. Reciting ‘Vishnu Sahastranaam’ also helps in avoiding the difficulties. Along with this worshipping Goddess Durga and Goddess Kali is also considered to give good results. If Moon is in transit in this Nakshatra then reciting the seed Mantra ‘Om Dham’ is said to give good results and it is considered useful to calm down the Nakshatra. Colours like red, blue, green, black and skyblue are considered beneficial for them.

Other elements of Jyeshtha Nakshatra

  • Nakshatra- Jyeshtha

  • Zodiac Sign- Scorpio

  • Vaishya- Insect

  • Yoni- Deer

  • Mahavair- Swan

  • Ruling Lord- Mars

  • Gan- Devil

  • Nadi- Aadi

  • Element- Water

  • Behaviour- Aggressive

  • Nakshatra God- Indra

  • Panchasala Vedha- Purshya