Nakshatra Shatabhisha

Nakshatra Shatabhisha

Nakshatra Shatabhisha (6040’ Aquarius – 20000’ Aquarius) is the 24rd Nakshatra and the word ‘Shatabhisha’ translates simply into ‘the hundred physicians’, ‘the hundred medicines’, or ‘possessing a hundred healers’. Though this bizarre name conveys a part of this asterism’s functioning, it doesn’t completely convey its vast connotations. Its alternative name is “Shatataraka” which translates into “possessing a hundred stars”. This is in obvious reference to the fact that the vedic seers saw this asterism as a collection of a hundred stars, with each one of the stars representing one physician/medicine.

Symbol For Nakshatra Shatabhisha

It main symbol is an ‘empty circle’. This circle can be seen either as a round magical charm or as a representation of the infinite void of creation. A circle can represent many things – the circle of life, the circle of the zodiac, the circle of creation, maintenance and dissolution. Its main deity is Varuna the Lord of the ocean who carries a pot containing ‘Soma’, the nectar, and some medicinal herbs. This is where the hundred physicians come into picture.

Professions For Nakshatra Shatabhisha

Those working in the Drug & Pharmaceutical Industry, Physicians & Surgeons, Herbalist, Professions connected with the Production & Distribution of Alcohol, Drug Dealers, Pushers, Waste Disposal & Recycling Industry, and Pimps & Prostitutes.

Electricians and all those who work with electricity, Technology Experts, Radar & X-ray Experts, Chemotherapists,Astronauts, Astronomers & Astrologers, Space Research, Pilots, Radio Operators, Martial Arts Instructors & Martial Artists, Aeronautical, Rocket or Space Engineers, Aeronautical Industry, Those who work in the Film and Television Industry, Movie Stars, Trend Setters, Photographers, Science Fiction Writers & Enthusiasts, Nuclear Physicists and Physicists in general,Those who work in the Production of Plastics, Petroleum & associated Industries, Bikers & Motor Sports, Automobile Industry, Sea Faring Professions, Detectives, Puzzle Experts, Explorers, Hunters & Inventors, Yoga & Meditation gurus, Zen Experts.

Planetary Ruler For Nakshatra Shatabhisha

Shatabhisha is ruled by the planets – Saturn, and Rahu . Rahu is the main ruler of this asterism. Shatabhisha is the pinnacle of Rahu’s energy. How planets posited in Shatabhisha will function in a nativity depends on Rahu’s functioning and intention. Rahu is that force that attempts to break down all the barriers of race, age, caste, status and nationality, it is also responsible for consumption and manufacturing of all types of alcohol, intoxicants and drugs.

According to Varahamihira, The moon in Shatabhisha indicates’ a person who is a good healer or doctor, and who is mystical, meditative, philosophical, and scientific and a visionary. However, they can also be secretive, reclusive, moody, depressed, opinionated and stubborn; and suffer setbacks in relationships and marriage as a result.

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