Punarvasu Nakshatra

Acharya Ashish Jaiprakash
Punarvasu Nakshatra

पुनर्वसु नक्षत्रं आदित्यसुता प्रियप्रदा, गुणश्रेष्ठा सुभाग्यदायिनी सुव्रता

प्रज्ञायुक्ता च विद्याधर्मधारिणी, पुनर्वसु नक्षत्रं ज्योतिषे शुभविभागः॥
Punarvasu Nakshatra, beloved daughter of Aditi, 
Bestowing virtues and good fortune, observing auspicious vows.
Endowed with wisdom and upholding righteousness, 
 Punarvasu Nakshatra is an auspicious division in astrology.

RANGE:  20° 00’ Gemini - 03° 20’ Cancer


SYMBOL:  Arrows and Quiver



ORIENTATION:  Facing Straight

QUALITY:  Movable


The meaning of Punarvasu is “The return of the Light.” The deity associated with this nakshatra is Aditi. She is the mother of devas. Shri Ram was born when the Moon was transiting the nakshatra of Punarvasu. According to Ramayana, Shri Rama went to exile with his wife and brother Laxman. He wandered in the forest living a simple life and protecting the forest from demons. One day one of the demons named Surpanakha tried to seduce Ram and this made Laxman angry who ended up cutting the ears and the nose of this demon. This led to a chain of events where Ravana upon hearing Surpanakha’s insult tried to take revenge and felt attracted to Sita. Ravana kidnaped Sita and there was a huge war between Ram and Ravana that took place. Ram ultimately killed Ravana and brought back Sita. As the deity of this nakshatra is Aditi who is the mother of the devatas. Individuals under this nakshatra are good-looking, handsome, and charming. They are well-natured and are known for their humility. These natives are born emotional and have a comfortable, motherly nature. For this reason, Punarvasu individuals are admired and respected by the people around them. One of the prominent themes associated with this nakshatra is the safe return of something to its starting point. The symbol associated with the nakshatra of Punarvasu is the arrows and Quiver. In ancient times arrows were skilfully made and magically returned back to their owner after completing their work. This resonates with the fact that Punarvasu natives have huge unrealized potential within themselves and through the journey of life, they are able to understand their true potential. This nakshatra is related to self-realization and understanding.

Individuals under the nakshatra of Punarvasu love technology. They respect and participate in globalization. It is often seen that natives and the nakshatra of Punarvasu are obsessed with innovations. These individuals keep themselves updated regarding new technologies and inventions. They also have a love for creating art and self-expression. They generally have a sophisticated taste, living a blessed and comfortable life. Punarvasu is one of the most beneficial Nakshatra in the zodiac. Individuals want under this Nakshatra generally are very lucky and live a healthy and prosperous life. They get benefited by others on a regular basis. Although individuals under this Nakshatra generally succeed during their second attempt and not during their first attempt. For this reason, ‘Punarvasu’ means ‘Good Again.’ Despite being one of the most beneficial Nakshatras. This Nakshatra is not ideal for marriage. There is a continuous theme of transformation within this Nakshatra. Individuals born under this Nakshatra have to undergo drastic important changes in their life. They generally have to live away from their loved ones

The Four Padas of Punarvasu Nakshatra:

Punarvasu Nakshatra 1st Pada:

The first pada falls in the Aries Navamsa and is ruled by Mars. Individuals born in this pada have a focus on adventure and various activities. They thrive on teamwork and enjoy achieving goals collectively. The influence of well-placed planets in this pada can bring success and support in material endeavours.

Punarvasu Nakshatra 2nd Pada:

 The second pada falls in the Taurus Navamsa and is ruled by Venus. People born in this pada are inclined towards earthly comforts and materialistic pursuits. They seek stability and find comfort in their surroundings. Their hard work and dedication lead to favourable material outcomes.

Punarvasu Nakshatra 3rd Pada: 

The third pada falls in the Gemini Navamsa and is ruled by Mercury. Individuals in this pada have a strong focus on imagination, science, and mental activities. They possess adaptability and versatility, making them skilled in various fields. Planets like Mercury, Venus, and Saturn can bring consistent and favourable results in this pada.

Punarvasu Nakshatra 4th Pada: 

The fourth pada falls in the Cancer Navamsa and is ruled by the Moon. People born in this pada have a nurturing and compassionate nature. They feel a strong urge to help the underprivileged and support those in need. Philanthropy and caring for others are prominent aspects of their lives. Well-placed Moon or Jupiter can bring positive outcomes in this pada.

Consult Astrologers

View All

Our Services

View All

Latest From Blog

View All