Shravana Nakshatra

Acharya Ashish Jaiprakash
Shravana Nakshatra

Shravana Nakshatra Mythology & Secrets in Vedic Astrology

             श्रवण नक्षत्रं स्वयंभूष्चन्द्रसुता सौभाग्यदायिनी,
            जन्मनक्षत्रसम्पन्ना प्रवणा शिवरूपिणी।
            प्रगल्भा स्वर्गदात्री सूक्ष्मबुद्धिः प्रियवादिनी,
            श्रवण नक्षत्रं ज्योतिषे शुभविभागः॥

    Shravana Nakshatra,the daughter of Swayambhu and the Moon,bestower of good fortune, 
    Endowed with the birthstar, gentle and embodying the form of Shiva.
    Bold and giver of heavenly bliss, possessing subtle intelligence,speaker of pleasant words, 
     Shravana Nakshatra is an auspicious division in astrology.

RANGE: 10° 00’ - 23° 20’ Capricorn





ORIENTATION: Facing upwards

QUALITY: Movable

COLOUR: Light Blue

The meaning of Saravan is acquiring knowledge through hearing. This nakshatra is associated with the planet Moon and is ruled by the Vamana avatar of Vishnu. This is also the birth nakshatra of the goddess of knowledge Saraswati. The relationship with Moon and goddess Saraswati makes Saravan natives very attractive. They are gifted with artistic abilities. These natives are keen to learn new things in life. They are good-looking, well-spoken, and pleasant. These natives make great singers and artists. Talented councillors can be seen from this nakshatra due to their ability to listen to others and communicate theirs. They get high ranks in their career due to their sincere nature. Vishnu took the Vamana avatar to restore lord Indra’s authority over the heavens. Mahabali who was a loved demon king took the throne of heaven. Lord Vishnu took the guise of a short Brahmin caring an umbrella. He went to the king and requested three paces of land. The king agreed to go against his guru’s advice. Vamana then started growing and took a gigantic shape and size. Then he strides over three worlds. Vamana kept his first foot on earth, second foot on the nether world, and to fulfil his promise the king offered his head for Vamana to keep his third foot on. This nakshatra is associated with the Moon. Moon is quite fluctuating and this nature of the Moon is the reason behind the association of this nakshatra with traveling. Individuals under this nakshatra have to travel a lot in their lives. This traveling is mainly due to the purest of knowledge and opportunity. This nakshatra is also associated with philanthropy. Natives under this nakshatra are generally very generous. They can be seen helping others with wealth, money, and resources. The nakshatra is a wealthy nakshatra. Saravan natives are generally born in wealthy families. Saravan natives are very sensitive to criticism. It is often seen that individuals under the nakshatra care very cautious about what others feel about them. They are always caring about others’ opinions. Individuals under this nakshatra suffer from under confidence. Individuals under the nakshatra of Saravan have this natural thirst for knowledge. They love to explore different cultures and ethnicity. It is often seen that individuals under this nakshatra are learning foreign languages or getting involved in a foreign culture.

The four Quarters or Padas of Sharavan Nakshatra

Shravana Nakshatra 1st Pada (10°00' to 13°20' Capricorn, ruled by Moon):

The first pada of Shravana is influenced by the Moon, adding emotional sensitivity, nurturing qualities, and intuitive abilities to this Nakshatra. Individuals born in this pada are compassionate, empathetic, and possess a caring nature. They have a deep connection with their emotions and the emotions of others. They possess strong instincts and rely on their intuition in decision-making. They value their relationships and may prioritize the well-being of their loved ones.

Shravana Nakshatra 2nd Pada (13°20' to 16°40' Capricorn, ruled by Mars):

The second pada of Shravana is governed by Mars, bringing energy, determination, and courage to this Nakshatra. People born in this pada are action-oriented, ambitious, and have a strong drive to succeed. They are dynamic and may face challenges head-on. They have a disciplined approach to their goals and can maintain focus and persistence. They possess leadership qualities and can inspire others through their actions.

Shravana Nakshatra 3rd Pada (16°40' to 20°00' Capricorn, ruled by Venus):

The third pada of Shravana is influenced by Venus, adding charm, grace, and a love for beauty to this Nakshatra. Individuals born in this pada have a refined aesthetic sense and appreciate art, music, and culture. They possess good social skills and can establish harmonious connections with others. They have a diplomatic nature and can navigate through different situations with ease. They value balance and harmony in their personal and professional lives.

Shravana Nakshatra 4th Pada (20°00' to 23°20' Capricorn, ruled by Mercury):

The fourth pada of Shravana is ruled by Mercury, adding intelligence, communication skills, and analytical abilities to this Nakshatra. People born in this pada are intellectually sharp, logical, and possess good problem-solving abilities. They have a curious and inquisitive mind, always seeking knowledge and understanding. They have effective communication skills and can express their thoughts with clarity. They may excel in professions that require analysis, research, or intellectual pursuits.

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