Overview of Ardra Nakshatra Characteristics, Padas and More…

Overview of Ardra Nakshatra in Astrology

Ardra Nakshatra symbolises transformation. It is the “star of tears and destruction”. Its deity is “Rudra”, a fierce form of Shiva. They achieve great fame after going through hardships. Ardra Nakshatra is  ‘the star of tears and destruction’. It also symbolises transformation. Rahu is the ruling planet which is the north node of the moon. Another planet that governs this Nakshatra is Mercury. Its symbol is the teardrop which represents grief. The deity is none other than ‘Rudra’, a fierce and stormy form of Shiva. One can easily misapprehend Ardra natives because of their unique nature. Ardra natives can’t be understood by people who have finite beliefs about life. But it’s important to note that Ardra people are fascinating; in fact, it is beyond one’s imagination. They might look emotionless or unexpressive, but within them are unresolved emotions of pain and anger.

Rudra, being the young Shiva, was a loner. He would hang out in the crematorium, would smear ashes, play with serpents, and goblins were his best friends. Definitely, very unusual. Just like Ardra natives. Rahu creates a path for them to enjoy the flavours of different elements. Everything exotic, whether food or things, animals, and every single thing that is not easily acceptable in society. The eminent personality of this Nakshatra is Mike Tyson, whose pet is a tiger.

These natives are quite lucky. They achieve great prominence after going through an endeavour to overcome the intense form of sadness, anger, and pain. Since their childhood, they feel undesirable, and this is why they have a sense of abandonment. Their emotions are turbulent, and they very well understand that it can be damaging. Their bravery makes them achieve what they truly desire. 

In the zodiac wheel, Ardra Nakshatra is connected to the Gemini sign.

Ardra Nakshatra Padas

PADASNAVAMSHARULING PLANETSKEY AREAS
1SagittariusJupiterExploratory, materialistic, impressive, good looking
2CapricornSaturnVaried interest areas, jack of all trades, communication, straightforward
3AquariusSaturnResearcher, compromised immunity, dreamer
4PiscesJupiterSensitive, compassionate, Impure, short tempered

Ardra Nakshatra 1st Pada

The natives of the 1st pada are known to be social workers and are also very supportive towards people who are in difficult circumstances. They are consistent in whatever work they undertake and are clear-sighted. Natives born in this pada are recognised due to their prominent physical features such as a big head, wide limbs, veins that stick out, red eyes and are fair. Mentally they are never at peace and find it hard to come to a solution. However, meditation will help the natives of this pada to keep things stable and in control.

Ardra Nakshatra 2nd Pada

All the negative qualities of Ardra Nakshatra are felt in the 2nd pada. Natives here practice unlawful acts. But are known to be quite logical in their nature. They are also materialistic, but all the riches can only be attained when Mercury and Saturn are in a perfect position. Also, they go through a lot of hardships and only after the age of 32 years is it possible to gain prosperity. It’s very stormy here; therefore, the planets bring misfortune and trouble.

Ardra Nakshatra 3rd Pada

This pada is ruled by the planet Saturn as it falls on the Aquarius Navamsha. It stands for a scientific, electrical, and result-oriented nature. The storm is at its highest lightning phase here, and therefore the planets provide shots of inspiration with a lot of mental activity. Planets here give short sudden bursts of innovation. Mental activity can be felt at the maximum in this pada.

Ardra Nakshatra 4th Pada

The natives of this pada are of caring nature; therefore, they do a lot of charity and don’t be in two minds before helping those in financial need. The natives of the Ardra nakshatra 4th pada are emotional, spiritual, empathetic and tender-hearted. They are always there for the less fortunate ones. The planets here are placed advantageously and deliver great results.

Ardra Nakshatra Facts

Type:Detail:
ZodiacGemini
Degree rangeGemini 6.40′ to Gemini 20
Ruling PlanetRahu
DeityRudra
SymbolTeardrop, raindrop
ElementWater
GanaManushya
QualityTamasic
DirectionSouth East
ColourGreen
BodyEyes
AnimalFemale dog
BirdBlack Andril
TreeKrishna kamal flower tree

Characteristics of Ardra Nakshatra Male

Ardra men are compassionate beings. However, they struggle with immense pain and sadness. Following are the characteristics of Ardra Nakshatra for Male:

  • Being multi-talented, it is usually difficult for them to do monotonous jobs.
  • They maintain their calmness even in sudden unpleasant situations and analyse what went wrong. 
  • Usually, their friends and family don’t really understand their way of living, but somewhere the Ardra males are admired for being untamed and unique. 
  • When it comes to marriage compatibility, once Ardra men cross their 30s, they are bound to have a more peaceful marital life. If they marry early, they may face conflicts in their relationship. 
  • Being intelligent, Ardra men are more likely to become scientists, researchers, explorers, astrologers, engineers, veterinary doctors, actors, musicians, successful industrialists, spiritual gurus, and ascetics.

Characteristics of Ardra Nakshatra Female

By intelligence, Ardra woman will always be at the forefront. They often excel in academics. Following are some of the other characteristics of Ardra Nakshatra female:

  • They hold a deep perspective over everything and are magnetic in nature. These women are not about small talks as they relentlessly strive to achieve what they desire. 
  • They are spiritual and connected to nature.
  • Ardra females are a blend of materialism and spirituality. Despite owning materialistic possessions, they ensure that they are not too dependent on them. 
  • When it comes to relationships, Ardra females are very devoted. In terms of emotional needs, they are very self-reliant. 
  • They share a very friendly relationship with their mothers. 
  • Ardra females are fond of animals and tend to become good veterinary doctors. The different Ardra Nakshatra professions the females are inclined towards are astrology, psychics, healers, artists, actors, dancers, scientists, researchers, astronauts, and engineers. 

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Ardra Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Ardra and Mrigashirsha Nakshatra: Ardra natives become immediately aware of Mrigashirsha’s hidden sensuality. You both continuously adjust how your relationship goes, which improves its quality. Have faith in them. It is a rewarding relationship for both of you. 

Ardra and Ardra Nakshatra: Who better than a fellow Ardra nakshatra native to understand you? This is a match of the equals. They know what you’re going through. Love is something you both desire, but you are also good at hiding it. This is a relationship that is unlikely, pragmatic on the surface but still deeply loving on the inside. 

Ardra and Purva Ashadha Nakshatra: You both share a wonderful relationship of being a friend as well as a lover. While Ardra native has no clear definition of a perfect partner, Purva Ashadha native is not sure what they want in a relationship. Somehow two uncommitted souls find commitment in each other. Both of you still find commitment in each other and get along well without a care of the world! 

Ardra and Purva Phalguni NakshatraArdra natives love how Purva Phalguni nakshatra natives support them and acknowledge their weakness. They are also attracted to their charm. You will have a friend and lover in them. Although you may argue with them relentlessly, there is an underlying emotion of care.

Ardra and Swati Nakshatra: Swati natives are loving and passionate. They appreciate your love, and they are affectionate and supportive. This is a meeting of similar minds. You are emotionally content! Swati natives warmly reciprocate your love. 

Ardra Nakshatra Strength

Quick on their feet, Ardra natives are curious cats! They are always craving knowledge. In fact, they also have a strong memory. They are known to be equipped with strong communication skills. Apart from these, they are truthful and compassionate. Interestingly, they prefer physical labour over mental work!

Ardra Nakshatra Weakness

Ardra natives can be stubborn and critical. They can also be arrogant, ungrateful and reckless. They are often seen as being anti-social and as someone who causes trouble! However, they may also fall into poor financial planning. This can also be a result of their desire for materialistic things and overindulgence.

Ardra Nakshatra Professions

Software engineers, video game developers, linguists, sound technicians, photographers, physicists, detectives, chess players, science fiction writers are some of the professions for Ardra Nakshatra.

Ardra Nakshatra Famous Ardras

Some of the famous Ardra Nakshatra natives are Babe Ruth, F.D. Roosevelt and Judy Garland.

Ardra Nakshatra Favourable Activities

Getting rid of old things, research, managing difficult situations, tearing down structures are some of the favourite activities for Ardra Nakshatra.

Ardra Nakshatra unfavourable Activities

Beginning a project or event, weddings and religious ceremonies, and travelling are some of the unfavourable activities for Ardra Nakshatra. 

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