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Characteristics of Shravana Nakshatra

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The Shravana Nakshatra is the 22nd of the 27 nakshatras with the planetary deity as Lord Vishnu. It is a heavenly nakshatra meaning “to hear,” “to listen,” and “acquiring knowledge by hearing, learning, or studying.” It is also associated with fame, wealth, and reputation. Prayers to Lord Vishnu will help the natives hear well about themselves and be protected from a bad name. characteristics-of-shravana-nakshatra It contains three stars: Alpha-Aquilae, Beta-Aquilae, and Gamma-Aquilae. The Puranas say that they are the three footsteps of Lord Vishnu in his Vamana avatar. The Moon and Saturn govern this nakshatra. Regional names of Shravana are Ananta, Thiruvonam, Hari Nakshatra, Apramaya, and Zravanna. It spreads from 10:00 to 23:30 Makara in the celestial skies.

Shravana - Star of Hari or Vishnu

Shravana is the star of learning, with the primary symbol of an ear. The capacity or the divine ability to hear the cosmic sounds of OM, astral music, and the melody of Krishna's flute are associated with this nakshatra. Goddess Saraswati is the female deity of the Shravana nakshatra.

Life path of the natives of Shravana Nakshatra

The natives of this nakshatra are endowed with brilliant minds and the capacity to study other cultures and acquire spiritual knowledge. They have a strong organizational ability and make good administrators and executors. These natives are suitable for taking up positions in Public Relations as attorneys, publicists, and in government services in PR departments.


The Moon in Shravana makes a person learned, prosperous, and famous. They are drawn to music, dance, acting, and art forms. They are concerned and sensitive to the opinions of others, and devote their energy to maintain a spotless public reputation. They always search for authoritative jobs and act as good advisers. With an ability to shoulder many responsibilities, they can shine well in posts of power and authority. They possess calmness in their actions and strength of mind. They offer help to the needy and courage to those who need it. They are blessed with generosity, kindheartedness, attractive physical features, sweet speech, and are helpful and God-fearing in nature. They are fond of neat and clean surroundings, and will not hesitate to show their displeasure to unclean ones. Displaying complete maturity, they show a tendency to acquire knowledge whenever possible. The family life and marital life will be happy with a good life partner. The spouse will possess good qualities. Males with their Moon in Shravana are kindhearted and orthodox in religion. They are fond of family and social functions. They like to travel, dress well, and will possess a domineering disposition. With respect for elders and attractive smiles, they are firm believers in truth, followers of a set of principles in life, and have an ability to influence the masses or penetrate their minds. They express logical and ambitious approaches. Females of this nakshatra are charitable and benevolent in nature. Professionally, they make good interior decorators and designers.


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