Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

Acharya Ashish Jaiprakash
Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra Mythology & Secrets in Vedic Astrology  

                    उत्तरफाल्गुनी नक्षत्रं आर्यमनसुता सौभाग्यदायिनी,
                     प्रज्वलितप्रभा स्वादुरूपा प्रियवादिनी।
                     संपन्नयोग्या सुखप्रदा सौख्यदायिनी,
                     उत्तरफाल्गुनी नक्षत्रं ज्योतिषे शुभविभागः॥

               Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra,the daughter of Aryaman,bestower of good fortune,
               Radiant with blazing splendour, possessing a pleasing form, a bearer of sweet words.
               Endowed with virtues, bestowing happiness and comfort,
               Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra is an auspicious division in astrology.

RANGE: 26’40” Leo – 10’10” Virgo


SYMBOL: Back two legs of the bed



ORIENTATION: Downward Facing

QUALITY: Fixed or Permanent

COLOUR: Bright Blue

The word Uttara Phalguni can be translated as ‘later auspicious fruit. Uttara Phalguni similar to Purva Phalguni is a karmic nakshatra where an individual receives the fruits of their deeds in the form of materialistic gains. The deity ruling this nakshatra is Aryaman. The word Aryaman signifies ‘A close friend.’ In the Veda Aryaman is the protector of mares. Aryaman is commonly invoked with Varuna, Brihaspati, Bhagya, and other Adityas. In Hindu marriage, Aryaman is invoked as a witness to the event. He is referred to as ‘the protector of secret Laws.’ Phalguni nakshatra has a special association with marriage. When the daughter of Sun was married to Soma, the wedding took place, the Phalguni’s headed the ceremony. Later when Shiva was married to Parvati, they participated in the Grand weeding. An individual born under this nakshatra is very well-mannered and concerned about hospitality, behavior, etc.  Since the ruling deity of this nakshatra is Aryaman the lord of patronage and kindness. These natives are charming and well-spoken generally born to a wealthy family. They are very friendly and find it difficult to stay alone, they can often be seen with their friends.  

Uttara Phalguni is a balanced nakshatra just as its ruling deity Aryaman. Individuals are kind compassionate and want to create a balance by giving and asking for help in return. These individuals are not egoistic. They understand and respect the value of relationships and partnership. This nakshatra makes an individual intelligent, organized, and hard-working. Although, this nakshatra is associated with the Sun it is also associated with the Mercury energy as it falls under the sign of Mercury. For this reason, natives are not aggressive rather they utilize the energy of the Sun to boost their productivity.

Individuals under this nakshatra tend to become perfectionists due to a clear and balanced understanding of their boundaries. They understand the value of Karma and therefore work hard to enhance the fruits of their Karma. They have the ability to understand, empathize and ease the pain of others. Although, there is a probability of these natives getting into substance abuse in order to ease their problems. This is a balanced and just nakshatra. Uttara Phalguni natives do not like to take undue advantage of others. They help others and believe in giving everyone their fair share. These natives can receive huge wealth as patronage by others.

The four Quarters or Padas of Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra 1st Pada (26°40' to 0°00' Virgo, ruled by Sun):

The first pada of Uttara Phalguni is influenced strongly by the Sun's energy. Individuals born in this pada are confident, self-assured, and possess a strong sense of individuality. They have natural leadership qualities and can shine in positions of authority. They are often driven by their ambitions and strive for success. They have a generous nature and are willing to lend a helping hand to others.

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra 2nd Pada (0°00' to 3°20' Virgo, ruled by Mercury):

The second pada of Uttara Phalguni is governed by Mercury, adding intelligence, communication skills, and analytical abilities to this Nakshatra. People born in this pada are excellent communicators and have a knack for problem-solving. They possess a logical and practical mindset, which enables them to find practical solutions to challenges. They are meticulous in their approach and pay attention to detail.

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra 3rd Pada (3°20' to 6°40' Virgo, ruled by Venus):

The third pada of Uttara Phalguni is influenced by Venus, bringing a touch of creativity, harmony, and love for beauty to this Nakshatra. Individuals born in this pada have a strong aesthetic sense and appreciate art, music, and culture. They have a charming and friendly disposition, and their relationships play a significant role in their lives. They have a nurturing nature and value harmonious connections.

Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra 4th Pada (6°40' to 10°00' Virgo, ruled by Mars):

The fourth pada of Uttara Phalguni is ruled by Mars, adding a dynamic and assertive quality to this Nakshatra. People born in this pada are energetic, assertive, and have a strong desire for action. They possess a competitive spirit and are driven to achieve their goals. They have leadership potential and are not afraid to take charge. They are passionate about their pursuits and may actively engage in social causes.

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