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Dhanishta is composed of four stars in the constellation of Delphini. In the sky, the stars Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta Delphini form the head of a dolphin. In astrology, Dhanishta bridges the signs of Capricorn and Aquarius. This nakshatra is associated with a musical drum and is referred to as the star of symphony. People born under this nakshatra often have natural music abilities and also experience good rhythm and timing in all aspects of life. There is an adventurous nature and a desire to travel associated with Dhanishta. The ruling deities, the eight Vasus, bestow a variety of personality traits that are reflected in the ability to live a good and prosperous life. People born under Dhanishta are insightful, charitable and have the capacity to unite people for a common purpose.
"The Wealthiest", "The most beneficent", "The most heard of", "The most famous"
The star of Symphony
A Female Lion
Indian Mesquite, Vanni, Kejari
Ga, Gi, Gu, Ge (see Padas of Dhanishta)
Saturn, as the ruler of Aquarius
4 (signifies completion)
The eight Vasus, the solar
gods of energy and light.
Korukkai Sri Pushpavalli Samedha Sri Brahma Gnanpureeswarar Temple
The temple with most significance to Dhanishtha star is situated in Korukkai near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India. Lord Shiva manifested as Sri Brahma Gnanapureeswarar and offered spiritual knowledge to Lord Brahma at this temple. The grace of Sri Brahma Gnanpureeswarar has the ability to assist children with concentration and success in their education. Sri Brahma and his consort, Saraswati, visit this holy temple on a regular basis.
The placement of the Nandhi, the sacred bull, is the most significant aspect of Korukkai. It is adjacent to, rather than facing, Sri Brahma Gnanpureeswarar. People who have made serious mistakes or who lack peace of mind can offer a garland of nuts to the Nandhi. After offering the garland, the person may whisper their problems in the ear of the sacred bull and ask for a remedy. Furthermore, it is auspicious to offer a garland, betel leaves, nuts, turmeric, or a saree to poor women at the temple. The blessings of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Nandhi bring enormous benefits to those who visit this temple. Lord Shiva can remove financial obstacles and is also helpful for relationship difficulties. It is especially beneficial to visit Korukkai when Pradosham occurs on a Saturday.
This temple is sacred for those born under Dhanistha as this star has many spiritual connections to divine knowledge. It is favorable to visit the temple during Aavani Avittam (August 15 -September 14) when it is customary for people to wear sacred threads. Walking around the sacred shrine increases one’s spiritual energy. Those born under different stars will also experience benefits if they perform an abhishekam and archana to Sri Brahma Gnanapureeswarar at Korukkai.
Burning one of these pillars is like performing a mini fire ritual for that particular star formation. For your specific Birthstar, you will be able to connect inwardly to your planet of energetic origin and gain support with the positive aspects that are you.
Burning the other Nakshatra pillars on that specific Nakshatra day will tune you in with the favorable activities with that star’s energy for the day. It is recommended to at least burn your own personal Nakshatra pillar daily to stay connected to your essence. It is advantageous to burn the days Nakshatra pillar as well.
A liberal, brave, wealthy person who is fond of music.
Each Nakshatra is divided into four quarters called padas that contain more specific characteristics of a person born in that pada (quarter):
|First Pada||Second Pada||Third Pada||Fourth Pada|
293° 20’ – 296° 40′ in Capricorn
Navamsa sign: Leo
Soul Sound: Ga
296° 40’ – 300° 00’in Capricorn
Navamsa sign: Virgo
Soul Sound: Gi (Saa)
300° 00’ – 303° 20’ in Aquarius
Navamsa sign: Libra
Soul Sound: Gu (See)
303° 20’ – 306° 40’in Aquarius
Navamsa sign: Scorpio
Soul Sound: Ge
The Navagraha and Nakshatra Homa is a powerful ritual performed to alter the effects of karma accorded to you by the nine planets, thus changing the course of your destiny. Appeasing the nine planets and acquiring their blessings play a crucial role in resolving difficulties in day-to-day life and charting a course toward peace and happiness.Learn More Details
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