All About Nakshatras

A Nakshatra is a mini sign.

Also known as Lunar Mansions.

There are 27 mini signs behind the 12 zodiac. Each sign being 2 and a 1/2 mini signs.

Nakshatras:

Nakshatra: Ashvini (Ashwini)

Sign: Aries

Degree: 0°-13.2°

Nakshatra: Bharani

Sign: Aries

Degree: 13.2°-26.4°

Nakshatra: Krittika

Sign: Aries/ Taurus

Degree: 26.4°-10°

Nakshatra: Rohini

Sign: Taurus

Degree: 10.1°-23.2°

Nakshatra: Mrigashīrsha

Sign: Taurus/ Gemini

Degree: 23.21°-6.4°

Nakshatra: Ardra

Sign: Gemini

Degree: 6.41°-20°

Nakshatra: Punarvasu

Sign: Gemini/ Cancer

Degree: 20.1°-3.2°

Nakshatra: Pushya

Sign: Cancer

Degree: 3.21°-16.4°

Nakshatra: Āshleshā

Sign: Cancer

Degree: 16.41°-30°

Nakshatra: Maghā

Sign: Leo

Degree: 0°-13.2°

Nakshatra: Pūrva Phalgunī

Sign: Leo

Degree: 13.21°-26.4°

Nakshatra: Uttara Phalgunī

Sign: Leo/ Virgo

Degree: 26.41°-10°

Nakshatra: Hasta

Sign: Virgo

Degree: 10.1°-23.2°

Nakshatra: Chitra

Sign: Virgo/ Libra

Degree: 23.21°-6.4°

Nakshatra: Swāti

Sign: Libra

Degree: 6.41°-20°

Nakshatra: Vishakha

Sign: Libra/Scorpio

Degree: 20.1°-3.2°

Nakshatra: Anuradha

Sign: Scorpio

Degree: 3.2°-16.4°

Nakshatra: Jyeshtha

Sign: Scorpio

Degree: 16.4°-30°

Nakshatra: Mula

Sign: Sagittarius

Degree: 0°-13.2°

Nakshatra: Purva Ashadha

Sign: Sagittarius

Degree: 13.21°-26.4°

Nakshatra: Uttara Ashadha

Sign: Sagittarius/ Capricorn

Degree: 26.4°-10°

Nakshatra: Abhijit

Nakshatra: Sravana (Sharavan)

Sign: Capricorn

Degree: 10°-23.2°

Nakshatra: Dhanishta

Sign: Capricorn/ Aquarius

Degree: 23.21°-6.4°

Nakshatra: Shatabhisha

Sign: Aquarius

Degree: 6.4°-20°

Nakshatra: Purva Bhadrapada

Sign: Aquarius/ Pisces

Degree: 20.1°-3.2°

Nakshatra: Uttara Bhādrapadā

Sign: Pisces

Degree: 3.2°-16.4°

Nakshatra: Revati

Sign: Pisces

Degree: 16.41°-30°

References

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 2014. List of Nakshatras. [ONLINE] Available at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nakshatras. [Accessed 06 July 2014].

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