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Characteristics of Mrigashirsha Nakshatra

About Mrigashirsha Nakshatra

Mrigashirsha is the fifth nakshatra out of 27 in the constellation. It is called the Orion. It falls under the zodiac sign of Taurus and Gemini. It is ruled by the Moon and the planet ruling this nakshatra is Mars. The symbol of this nakshatra is Deer or Antelope.

The Shakti of this asterism is `Pirana Shakti`, meaning power of fulfilment.


The word Mriga means forest, hunter and signifies a guide or a leading force. It is also called the searching star, and the natives of these nakshatra exhibit tendencies of search and quest. Restlessness, nervousness, inquisitiveness are inherent characteristics of these individuals.

Positive side of Mrigashirsha

They are highly intelligent, knowledge seeking and are highly successful in conducting investigations. They are reputed and respectable people in social circles. They possess good administration skills and are always keen to learn and observe.

These natives are sharp, good looking, truthful, enthusiastic and loved by all. They have a great combination of strength and strong determination. They can be exhilarating and entertaining leaders. They are clear in all that they undertake and do not change jobs or professions easily as they remain focussed and never deviate from the goal. They perform their activities with passion and courage and are ready to take risks. Their mental dexterity makes them competent enough to solve complex problems with ease. Strong mental abilities and conversational skills are evident in those born under this asterism.

They are fond of travelling and indulge in extensive travels. The seeking quality in these natives makes them very creative. They have interests in the field of music and arts and gain name and fame in these areas. They radiate charm and possess a dynamic personality.

The natives of Mrigashirsha nakshatra are fond of their families and openly display love and affection to their loved ones. They have a sense of satire and are fond among social circles. They have large number acquaintances and relatively few close friends.

Negative side of Mrigashirsha

On the negative side, they display traits of duplicity, nervousness, restlessness, and fickleness. Sometimes they can be argumentative and superficial. They can become quick and arrogant when crossed by others.

Regular prayers to Goddess Parvati will bring highly beneficial results to these natives.