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For Navagrahas one such scriptural source is the Matsya Purana. A Vedi(platform) is to be prepared with white rice grains with Surya Deva the Center, Mangal in the South, Brihaspati in the North, North East with Budha, East as Shukra, South East as Chandra, West as Shani, South West as Rahu, and North West as Ketu. The Adhi Devatas to each of ...


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To answer your title question: It is because each Nakshtra is ruled by a Graha and each Graha is again ruled by a deity. Which Graha rules which Nakshatras is something already mentioned in this answer. And, each Graha being ruled by (or presided by) a particular deity is again mentioned in the Matsya Purana for example. And Graha does not only have a ...


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Shravana Nakshatra is the Birth Star of Lord Vamana, as it is in Srimad Bhagavatam, here: (SB.8.18.5) śroṇāyāṁ śravaṇa-dvādaśyāṁ muhūrte ’bhijiti prabhuḥ sarve nakṣatra-tārādyāś cakrus taj-janma dakṣiṇam "On the day of Śravaṇa-dvādaśī [the twelfth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Bhādra], when the moon came into the lunar mansion Śravaṇa, at the ...


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What are those plants? I can answer this for the Navagrahas at least.Not sure about the Nakshatra plants but the 9 Navagraha plants are well-known.For example see this site. And the Scripture which mention about these plants is the Yajnavalkya Smriti. Arka(Sunplant),Palasa(Soma),Khadira(Mangal),Apamarga(Budha),Pippala(Brihaspati),Udumvara(Sukra),...


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There is an Alwar born in one of this nakshatra. Place Thirumandangudi Month Maargazhi Star Kettai (Jyeshta) Similarly we can find more examples of spiritual Giants born in these nakshatras. So inauspicious has no meaning for devotees of God. We can always strive to make the children devoted to Vasudeva and that will take care of all such concerns ...


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What you read/heard is only the partial truth.There are two more nakshtras which are considered equally inauspicious as per the "Gandamoola" concept viz-Aswini and Revati. There are 27 nakshtras in all in Jyotish.Of them 6 nakshtras, 3 ruled by Ketu(viz-Aswini,Magha & Mula) & 3 ruled by Budha(viz-Revati,Ashlesa &Jyestha) are called "Gandamoola ...


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Yes, there is scriptural references for the birth of the Gods you have mentioned. I will answer for the birth star of Rama and Krishna. Birth star of Lord Krishna can be found in Bhagavatha purana tenth canto. I am reproducing the translation from here. SB 10.3.1-5: Thereafter, at the auspicious time for the appearance of the Lord, the entire universe ...


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Image taken from here: Adhi Deveta defines the nature of the graha and Pratyadi Deveta defines the functions and importance of the graha. For sun,the Adhi deveta being Agni demonstrates the nature of Sun as Fire and light. The Pratyadi devata being Shiva shows that Sun is the Lord of the Grahas.


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It's simple. You just have to remember the following: Each zodiac sign has a total of 9 padas. There are 12 zodiac signs. So, 12*9 = 108 padas. Each nakshatra has 4 padas. Span of each pada is 3° 20′. So, 3° 20′*4 = 13° 20′(which is the span of one nakshatra) So, start counting from Aries beginning with the nakshatra Ashwini, then Bharani and Kritika. ...


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I do not know where you heard this saying but it is far from true. The birth star is the star-group the Moon occupies at the time of the birth. Ashlesha and Jyeshtha are rules by Budha (Mercury). Budha is friendly to Chandra (Moon), although their nature are quite different. Budha is the intellect and Chandra is the emotion. Hence, there may be some ...


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MahA-dashA start from the birth and continue until death. They are based on the nakshatra in which moon is progressing. So the dasha during birth will be determined by nakshatra of the moon. The degrees already traveled by the moon in the specific star is already completed period and remaining period will be the balance of the dasha remaining. After the ...


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I find the answer by Saurabh Chandra Patel incomplete. Some of the Nakshatras are named after Devatas etc. For example, the Ashwini twins are considered as Devatas. Although, most of the Nakshatras are not e.g, Mula, Purva Ashadha, Hasta etc. Hasta means hand, Mula means root and these are not Devatas in itself. In Jyotisha, most Nakshatras are considered ...


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There are 27 Star ( Nakshatra ). They are, Ashvinī Bharanī Kṛttikā Rohinī Mrigashīra Ārdrā Punarvasu Pushya Ashlesha (nakshatra) Maghā Pūrva Phalgunī (Pubbha) Uttara Phalgunī (Uttara) Hasta Chitrā Svātī Vishākhā Anurādhā Jyeshtha Mūla Pūrva Ashādhā Uttara Ashādhā Shravana Dhanistha Shatabhisha Pūrva Bhādrapadā Uttara Bhādrapadā Revatī You can say all ...


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