Magha nakshatra is the 10th nakshatra out of the total 27 nakshatras. It extends from 120:00 degree to 133:20 degree in the constellation. There is a little confusion regarding the number of stars in this constellation. Some say it is formed by 6 stars and some say it is formed by 5 stars. The 5 stars forms the shape of a sickle or stick, whereas 6 stars form the shape of a royal sedan or the throne of a royal palace.
The deity of this nakshatra is ‘ancestor or pitra’. Sun is in transit in this nakshatra in the month of August. The second half of the January month is considered as the month of magha nakshatra. On the day of new moon or when Krishna paksh ends, that day is called as the date of this nakshatra. Magha nakshatra means powerful, great, excellent or worthy.
The natives of magha nakshatra have a fleshy and fuller body. They are the owners of medium height. Chin is also heavy and fuller. The part of the stomach is also frothy. They are hairy and might have a mole near the shoulder. They have beautiful and attractive eyes.
The natives of this nakshatra are powerful and impressive. They are short tempered and due to this they lose the power to think and understand. They leave a mark, wherever they go and whatever they do. Magha nakshatra has power due to which the native of this nakshatra has the capability to do hard work. The natives born in this nakshatra are optimistic, independent and full of excitement.
The people born in this nakshatra can make people surprised with their activities. They are capable of doing impossible things. They are self dependent and never compromise on their values and dignity. The native always works towards maintaining their position and image in the society. Another quality of them is that they always do their work with full safety, but their is a misconception also that they are uncertain and restless, but it is not true.
Since ketu is the ruling lord of this nakshatra, so the natives of this nakshatra are religious. They maintain relationships with the higher officials of the government and society, due to which they receive many benefits from these sectors.
Natives of this nakshatra enjoy their life fully and desire for luxury items. These people are financially intelligent. These people keep their levels best in matters related to money which are beneficial for them.
The natives of this nakshatra have many friends and they maintain their friendship with everyone. They take care of their friends and love them also. They love to travel but they do it whenever they feel the need. The natives of this nakshatra loves stability and they don’t like frequent changes be it in work life or family life.
According to astrology, females born in this nakshatra are honest, ambitious and adventurous.
The natives of this nakshatra are satisfied with their family life. They have a desire to live a harmonious life with their life partners. They get the happiness of a married life. But the position of malefic planets can change the situation. They get happiness from their kids. They are always ready to fulfil their responsibility towards their kids. The situation might not be satisfactory from the female side. Arguments might arise and due the behaviour of female some mental tensions might also arise. They attain the happiness of having a son.
This is the 10th nakshatra in the constellation and its ruling lord is ketu. The body parts that come under this nakshatra are back, spinal cord, heart, aorta and the dorsal part of the spleen. Along with this nostrils, lips and chin are also considered as the parts of this nakshatra. Whenever this nakshatra is affected the native might suffer from problems related to these organs. Eyes related problems like night blindness might also affect the native. Females might get affected with problems related to uterus or hysteria. Cough related problems might also affect the native.
The natives of this nakshatra can work in the fields like administration,management and high level officials in government sector. They might also works as rich and wealthy people of the society, moneylenders, industrialist, big businessman, head of an institute, lawyers or judges. They might also work as politician, historian, librarian, speaker, creative workers, theatre artist or guardians of the culture. Due to their transparency and business mind they can not stay in business for a longer period. You can try your hands both in business and service.
If moon is present in the first phase of magha nakshatra then the native is short tempered. They have a thin leg and the front part of the nose is bit red. They have a big head and high fleshy chest. They are always ready to do any work. They are like knight.
If moon is present in the second phase of magha nakshatra, then the native might have a large head. They might have sharp eyes and long arms. They might have a raised chest and wide nose.
If moon is present in the third phase of magha nakshatra, then the native might have heavy and broad chest. He might be talkative also. They might have red eyes and are always ready to sacrifice. They might have round and fleshy neck.
If moon is present in the fourth phase of magha nakshatra, then the native might have soft and shiny body. They might have big eyes with black eyeballs. They might have soft hair, heavy arms and legs and a bit rough voice. They might have a fat stomach.
If the first phase of magha nakshatra, is between 00:00 to 03:20, then the word is Ma.
If the second phase of magha nakshatra, is between 03:20 to 06:40, then the word is Me.
If the third phase of magha nakshatra, is between 06:40 to 10:00, then the word is Mu.
If the fourth phase of magha nakshatra, is between 10:00 to 13:20, then the word is Me.
Om PitraBhya SwadhaaYibhya SwaadhaaNamah PitaMaheBhyah,
SwadhaYibhya SwadhaaNamah. ParPita MaheByah SwadhaaYibhya,
SwadhaaNamah Akshannt Pitro MeemDantah, PitrotiTripant,
PitrahShundhvam. Om Pitrebhaye Namah.
To prevent from the negative effects of magha nakshatra, the native should worship his teachers and ancestors. On the specified date they should perform puja for their ancestors and remember them. Blessings of the elder people prevents the native from the bad effects of this nakshatra. Worshipping Goddess Kaali and Lord Shiva is also considered beneficial for them.Wearing golden yellow and dark coloured satin clothes is also considered beneficial for them.
Zodiac Sign- Leo
Ruling Lord- Sun
Nakshatra God- Ancestors
Panchasala Vedha- Shravan