Ashlesha Nakshatra Characteristics, Padas and More..

Overview: Introduction of Ashlesha Nakshatra in Astrology

Ashlesha nakshatra is a unique and mystical Nakshatra. The word Ashlesha comes from the root word ‘Shlesha’, which means to embrace or cling to something. Because of the connection to deity Nagas or serpents, the Ashlesha natives can be profoundly wise and have supernatural knowledge. 

They are protective of their friends and family. Because of their all-inclusive and embracing nature, they tend to fight and work for a social cause. Because of the Ketu influence, they have a sense of disunion or detachment. 

These natives have excellent communication skills and are very self-reliant. They are also called supernatural dragons. However, they have extremely strong instincts. Their fixation kind of energy creates a powerful one-pointed goal. The Ashlesha Nakshatra is also great for spiritual enlightenment. They are masters of the occult and have an intriguing mystical balance. They are believed to have hypnotic eyes.

There is always a deep intimacy in the connection of Ashlesha natives. One thing worth noting is their love to remain grounded. On the other hand, they are likely to get ferocious when humiliated. They attack their opponents when it is least expected. When these natives go through severe insults and disgrace, it inspires them to come back with full force. They are strategic and wait for the right moment to strike.

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Ashlesha Nakshatra Padas

Ashlesha Nakshatra is the 9th of 27 Nakshatras, ranging from 16 degrees 40 minutes of Cancer to 30 degrees of Cancer. It has 4 padas as follows:

1SagittariusJupiterHard work, enmity, diseases
2CapricornSaturnAmbitious. possession, trickery, deception
3AquariusSaturnOccult, schemers, clever
4PiscesJupiterNaive, sensitive, emotional

Ashlesha Nakshatra 1st Pada

The natives of this pada are distinct from the above-mentioned description. By nature, they are spiritual and empathetic. They believe in giving a lot of charity across the globe, but they ensure that they use people while building their riches. They balance their karma by doing charity. It falls in Navamsa of Sagittarius, and Jupiter is the ruling planet. This pada also deals with rivalry and other severe health issues.

Ashlesha Nakshatra 2nd Pada

The negative attributes of the Ashlesha Nakshatra are seen in this pada. The natives here are manipulative, belittling, and sharp-tongued. They are cunning in nature, and they don’t think twice to degrade anybody in order to attain their end goals. They are only expressive towards people who will be of use to them in the near future. The natives here are deceitful and use tricks to gain what they want. Another unique aspect of the natives in this pada is that they don’t easily give away their materialistic possessions.

Ashlesha Nakshatra 3rd Pada

Natives born in this pada are recognised effortlessly through their physical appearance. The people born in this pada are good doctors and nurses, and therefore it’s fascinating to see how they detect illnesses. Only after the age of 26 years do these natives become affluent. They mostly incline towards the medical or hospitality business. Confidentiality is the key feature of this pada. The natives of this pada go out of their way to do plotting and planning. The planets placed here may have a negative effect on the health of the mothers as they are most likely to suffer from varying skin diseases.

Ashlesha Nakshatra 4th Pada

The natives born in this nakshatra are fortunate. Their parents become the source of their prosperity, and they gain a lot of wealth through them. In this pada, the natives become the sufferers and don’t victimise anybody. They have to put in a lot of effort to maintain precious relationships. If this pada is in distress, it can disturb mental health. 4th Pada 26° 40′ – 30° 00′ Cancer falls in Pisces Navamsa ruled by Jupiter. The natives in this pada prosper in the real estate and hospitality business. They are also gifted writers.

Characteristics of Ashlesha Nakshatra Male

Ashlesha males have a stealthy presence. They may not have the perfect looks, but their persona has a sensual appeal.

  • They are secretive, insightful, and always have an agenda to follow. They slide through the social ladder quite effortlessly due to their deceptive behaviour.
  • A psychological incision is one of their interests. They can read someone like a book. And this is what gives them an upper hand.
  • They live in multiple dimensions. Their power of convincing and the way they can manipulate is unmatchable.
  • Since they are ruled by Mercury and Moon, which are very opposite in their approach, they are very confused about their emotions. 
  • They take care of their family and are sometimes overprotective.

Characteristics of Ashlesha Nakshatra Female

Ashlesha females share common traits with the Ashlesha males. But they do differ at the emotional level as females are more in tune with the Moon. They are shy, and if there is Mars or Venus present in their charts, they become mystically beautiful.

  • They are secretive and have a flair for an ‘i don’t care’ attitude. They love their partner and hold onto them as long as possible, even when their partner wants to leave them.
  • They have high morals and are religious.
  • They manage their home and work well. They have a methodical way of organising things which comes from their natural instinct.
  • In career and profession, they become good astrologers, psychiatrists, therapists, healers, or industries related to agriculture, fashion, fishing, and leather.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Facts

Degree rangeCancer 16.40’ to Cancer 30
Ruling PlanetMercury
DeityNagas (God of snakes)
GanaRakshasa (Monster)
ColourReddish black
AnimalMale cat
BirdOwl, blue sparrow

Ashlesha Nakshatra Compatibility

Ashlesha and Ashwini Nakshatra: These two nakshatras share a unique and special bond together. Ashlesha natives believe Ashwini natives to be special and these two have an instant connection with each other. Ashlesha natives admire the ideals, and freedom of Ashwini Nakshatra. Moreover, they share a special trust and wavelength with each other. The understanding and tolerance between these two nakshatra is something to be envy of!

Ashlesha and Pushya Nakshatra: Pushya Nakshatra natives are warm and witty, and they love Ashlesha natives for who they are, without any unrealistic expectations. At times, Pushya natives may seem uninterested and too much into their own work and life, but that would not stop Ashlesha natives from breaking that barrier and connecting with Pushya.

Ashlesha and Ashlesha Nakshatra: Sharing the same Nakshatra, these natives know what both of them have been through in terms of pain. Understanding of what the lack is through the roof for these companions. For these two Nakshatra, it would be a journey from detachement to attachment. Both of them share the same love for freedom and share the same passion for things.

Ashlesha and Jyeshta Nakshatra: The natives of Ashlesha are fascinated by the natives of Jyeshtha Nakshatra. Jyeshtha helps Ashlesha realize about their evolution as a person. They share the same beliefs about spiritual journey as well. Both these nakshatras help each other climb the new heights of success together, and they are there to make the journey as pleasurable as possible for the other.

Ashlesha and Chitra Nakshatra: Chitra and Ashlesha Nakshatra natives are good at recognising the beauty within. Ashlesha value it more than the external beauty, and when they are appreciative about it, Chitra natives introduce them to their inner world. The people of Chitra Nakshatra have their own way of loving the adventures and that attracts Ashlesha people. Chitras are also good at showing interest in Ashlesha and disregard their detachment.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Strength:

The natives of Ashlesha Nakshatra are sharp and clever. They are independent and versatile with their thoughts and beliefs. At times, they may go philosophical, but they never stop being entertaining. They can juggle between many occupations and still consider their biggest gain the spiritual gains. In their topic of interest, you will find them passionate and disciplined. When motivated the right way, they carry the ability to accomplish anything.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Weakness:

The natives of Ashlesha Nakshatra are prone to be moody and nervous. Sometimes, these qualities can lead them to mental stress. They can be deceptive and impolite at times, too. With their sense of freedom, they are infamous for breaking the rules. They can be detached, blunt, selfish, and secretive. Their thoughts are scattered, and one might even see them as careless because of the lack of clarity.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Professions:

Ashlesha Nakshatra natives may excel in the professions like chemical industries and engineering, petroleum, pharmaceutical industries, etc. They can also be parts of secret services and their covert operations. They can be good lawyers, political advisors, psychologists, and even yoga instructors.

Famous Ashleshas:

Some of the famous Ashlesha natives are Mahatma Gandhi, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Larry Flynt, and Oscar Wilde.

Ashlesha Nakshatra Favourable Activities:

Talking about favourable activities for Ashlesha Nakshatra, anything that deals with speculation, law, and disposal, can be undertaken under this Nakshatra.

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Ashlesha Nakshatra unfavourable Activities:

Starting something new, a venture, trading, giving or receiving loans are some of the activities that are unfavourable for Ashlesha Nakshatra.

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