About Pushya Nakshatra Characteristics, Padas and More..

Overview of Pushya Nakshatra in Astrology

Pushya nakshatra is the 8th lunar mansion in the Nakshatra series. This nakshatra is called ‘the star of nourishment’, and it is right at the heart of Cancer. So, naturally, all the traits of Cancer will be in Pushya native. The relevant symbols of this nakshatra are the udder of the cow and the lotus flower.

Cows are motherly and nurturing. Their milk, urine, and dung are used for the betterment and growth of others. In this way, it is symbolic of this nakshatra. They are symbolised as lotus flowers because they have the ability to blossom into their best through their generosity and service towards others.

So, the theme of this nakshatra has many elements, from being motherly, nurturing, and generous to forgiving and accepting. Pushya natives love children and take care of others’ children as well if there is a need to. Saturn is the planet that rules this nakshatra, and the deity is Lord Brihaspati. Saturn is the planet of Karma, whereas Brihaspati is the endower of wisdom.

Pushya Nakshatra natives are often good looking and possess a good voice too! They have great conversational skills and touch people’s hearts with their kind words. They are modest. They are empathetic and have a soft spot for everyone. They are also calm and patient. They aim to educate others and tend to give valuable advice. They are mature, philosophical, and very thoughtful with regard to their actions.

They always have plans for the future in place. They live in the future and ignore the present, because of which they are always not able to achieve goals. They are motivated by a number of things such as comfort, family, home, responsibilities, and ethics.

They are exceptionally creative and artistic. They aim to keep learning and simultaneously share their knowledge. Owing to their optimism, sometimes they don’t foresee danger. They often misjudge people. Other people’s opinions really matter to them.

They are naturally attracted to spirituality because they want to keep growing. Also, Jupiter is a signifier of expansion and growth. Religious ceremonies are a crucial part of their life. 

They need to be very cautious of their friends as they are likely to dive into wrong relationships. They have a strong impulse to have a family and live a very pleasant life. However, they are not very ambitious or materialistic. 

In the zodiac wheel, Pushya Nakshatra is connected to the Cancer sign.

Pushya Nakshatra Padas

Pushya Nakshatra is the 8th of 27 Nakshatras, ranging from 3 degrees 20 minutes to 16 degrees and 40 minutes in Cancer. It has 4 padas as follows:

PADASNAVAMSHARULING PLANETSKEY AREAS
1LeoSunLuminaries, parental figure, success, riches, ancestral pride
2VirgoMercuryHardworking, service, intelligent
3LibraVenusHome, comforts, luxury, sociability, superficial, conformity
4ScorpioMarsEsoteric, spiritual, occult, mysticism

Pushya Nakshatra 1st Pada

The 1st pada is ruled by the sun and falls on the Leo Navamsa. It symbolises success, family, affluence and ancestral pride. This pada gives positive results and makes the native a role model, usually a mother or father figure. If they don’t become one, then they receive similar figures.

Pushya Nakshatra 2nd Pada

In the 2nd pada, the natives work as employees.  Usually working with the government or are working as a private secretary. Health-wise they may have critical physical disorders. In terms of physical appearance, these natives are fair and have slim bodies.

Pushya Nakshatra 3rd Pada

The 3rd pada is ruled by Venus and falls in Libra Navamsa. The cornerstone here is comfort, luxuries, their house, and social life. Pretentiousness and compliance are seen as the stumbling blocks of this pada. Planets such as Mercury, Saturn, and Venus do well here.

Pushya Nakshatra 4th Pada

This pada is not very auspicious, and negative attributes of the Nakshatra are felt at the maximum here. Natives born in this pada may not flourish in the field of education owing to health concerns.

Characteristics of Pushya Nakshatra Male

  • Pushya males are the ones who take comfort in relationships and are family-oriented men. Their marital life can be very challenging; however, they are dependent on their spouses emotionally. 
  • They are fond of children and are supporting pillars to their friends when it comes to valuable advice. 
  • They go through a lot of emotional trauma, but that is something they have to eventually learn to overcome.
  • Pushya men can easily fall for flattery. But they can also get hurt with sharp comments. 
  • Professionally they are very pleasant to work with and manage their work in an organised way. They are very obedient, and this makes them good employees. 
  • They crave financial security and are best suited in professions that are salary based.
  • They tend to dive into multiple opportunities, but they still need to learn to tackle them well. Having too much on the plate can negatively affect their focus.
  • Overall they are blessed with good health. But these natives may face health issues in their early life.

Characteristics of Pushya Nakshatra Female

  • Pushya females are extremely beautiful, nurturing, and motherly. They may enjoy household work and prefer to be indoors. They tend to be extraordinary cooks. They are bound by their own principles and beliefs.
  • They are likely to prosper in the field of real estate. They can excel at almost all the official work where they get to manage and lead the team. 
  • They are exceptionally creative and artistic and are likely to succeed in art and design-related field.
  • They place their trust only in a couple of friends and are adored by their children. Additionally, they are attached to their parents and siblings. 
  • They are often not good at expressing themselves, which leads to heartache and stress.
  • Their marital life tends to be difficult, but they live with the hope for betterment. 

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Pushya Nakshatra Facts

TypesDetails
ZodiacCancer
Degree rangeCancer 3.20′ to Cancer 16.40′
Pushya Nakshatra LordShani
DeityBrihaspati
SymbolUdder of cow, Lotus
ElementWater
GanaDevata
QualityTamasic
DirectionEast
ColourRed and Black
BodyFace
AnimalMale Goat
BirdSea Crow
TreePeepal

Pushya Nakshatra Compatibility in Astrology

Pushya and Ashwini Nakshatra: One of your best relationships. Ashwinis are good looking. However, they may take time as their partner. But it will be worth the wait! On the one hand, you will always be supportive of them through the thick and the thin; they will bring love into your life!     

Pushya and Ashlesha Nakshatra: Ashlesha natives may come into your life only to eventually leave you, but they know how to break down your walls. The minute they get to know you, they will appreciate your warm, loving self. A deep emotional connection will result from this unconventional relationship.

Pushya and Pushya Nakshatra: Shared ideals, deep understanding and being honest to each other: this a match unlike any other! You both tend to know what the other wants. Others will often think of you as a dull couple, but in reality, you both share great chemistry, filled with emotions, love and dollops of humour!   

Pushya and Punarvasu Nakshatra: Punarvasu’s vibrant personality attracts you. The way they make you feel and the kind of recognition they give you makes you complete! For them, you will be ready to take a chance and may even find something you had been looking for. 

Pushya and Rohini Nakshatra: Sometimes, to a Pushya, even an overly emotional Rohini nakshatra native is attractive, and vice versa to a Rohini; a rigid Pushya is appealing! With time, you will find that Rohini takes the weight off your shoulders. You both are mutually supportive of each other.

Pushya Nakshatra Strength

Pushya Nakshatra natives are spiritual and intuitive. With their intelligence, they are often respected in society. Passionate towards their work, they also have a creative bent. Philanthropic and humanitarian activities come naturally to these natives who are selfless in nature. These natives are often known to be independent in nature.

Pushya Nakshatra Weakness

Owing to the lack of self-worth, Pushya Nakshatra natives are often insecure of themselves. Some of the other weaknesses that they should work on include their stubbornness, arrogance and selfishness. However, they can be overly sensitive and also overly talkative! They should keep a guard as they can be easily deceived

Pushya Nakshatra Professions

Politicians, hoteliers, psychologists, counsellors, priests, charity workers, teachers, child care professionals, farmers are some of the professions for Pushya Nakshatra.

Famous Pushyas

Some of the famous Pushya Nakshatra natives are Lata Mangeshkar, Madhuri Dixit, Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood and Mikhail Gorbachev, among others.

Pushya Nakshatra Favourable Activities

Beginning anything, listening to music, dancing, travelling, cooking, confronting adversaries, financial planning, healing and nurturing activities are some of the favourite activities for Pushya Nakshatra.

Pushya Nakshatra Unfavourable Activities

Harsh behaviour, weddings or ceremonies are just a few unfavourable activities for Pushya Nakshatra.

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