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Graha * Bhava* Amsha * Rashi

Nakshatra of Chandra


Savita from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Savitr_Sketch.JPG

Savitra, the Aditya who protects Hasta Nakshatra


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Hasta * Kolkata, circa 1890

Victoria and Albert Museum

Hana hara sakaaya aanantha poojithaaya hasthathevi sahaayakrube

Hasta

Athram * Savitra

Pundarikaksa * Ina


Chandra in Hasta * comforted by soothing handwork * protectors of customary craft, skillful sheltering, manual cultivation, rhythmic management


The Capable Protectors

instrumentation


contributions coming to Earth

from the star-civilizations of

Corvus * the Crow


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The animal symbol of Hasta is Female Buffalo.

Ragini Virati, Wife of Shri Raga: An Enthroned Lady Caressing a White Water Buffalo, Folio from a dispersed Ragamala, c. 1525

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Ganesha: hand-carved Mango tree wood from Tamil Nadu

"Ganesh holds a noose, elephant goad, his broken tusk and a mango"

Vighna-harta * Remover of Obstacles

www.lotussculpture.com

The thirteenth nakshatra

  • 10 Kanya 00 * until * 23 Kanya 19

  • Pada-49, 50, 51, 52 of total 108


Hasta Nakshatra Celestial Location ~~ Roebuck, The Circle of Stars

  • Corvus (the Crow)

  • includes Alchiba, Algorab:

  • alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and epsilon Corvi

Regional names for Hasta Nakshatra

Hastu * Hastam * hasta-devi * hastathevi

ina * able, strong, energetic, determined, bold; powerful, mighty; wild; glorious

karabha

Athram

Pundarikaksa

Corvus * the Crow

Nakshatra Vana

Plants Sacred to Hasta Nakshatra

see nakshatra gardens at: www.vedicvanas.com/nakshatravana.html

  • western botanical name = Spondias indica "wild Mango" * hog plum

  • Sanskrita namah:"pittavriksha", amrataka, amrat, adhvaga-bhogya

  • Tibetan * bodkye :

  • Common names: Ambra, Amra, Amda, Ambada, Mari-manchedi, toura-mamidi (tel.) - Pundi

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Spondias indica tree = pittavriksha bile tree = mombins

Wild Mango = sacred to Hasta Nakshatra

Hasta Nakshatra Planetary Ruler:


Hasta Nakshatra Body Part

  • Fingers of the hand (a closed hand) of the nakshatrapurusha * Kala-purusha

Hasta Nakshatra BPHS Auspicious events

  • "Travel,
  • beginning of learning,
  • marriage,
  • wearing new clothes and ornaments,
  • starting a house,
  • installation of essential objects "

Hasta Nakshatra protective Deity * bhapa * bheza


Hasta Nakshatra Gana * group

  • Divine * Deva

Hasta Nakshatra Tibetan Tradition

  • Mezhi (Me-Shi) = Chama = Messenger

  • Rigje = knowledge


Hasta Nakshatra Symbol

  • Hasti * The Hand * hand-craft

Meanings of Hasta Nakshatra

  • drawings, calligraphy, orthography, geography, maps, tools, instrumentation, musical instruments

  • painting, carving, sculpting, massage, manipulation, measuring, message-craft

via Handcraft:

  • dividing and irrigating of the fields, agri-culture

  • making of walls (morality)

  • making roads, transportation, vehicles

  • technology for making human settlement (Chandra)


COMPATIBILITY

  • Applies to nakshatra of radical lagna AND nakshatra of Chandra. For emotional relationships, nakshatra of Chandra is more influential in determining compatibility and ease of interaction.

Psycho-socially compatible with Hasta * Savitra

Nakshatra of Chandra * matrikaraka caretaking Chandra's rhythmic, parenting, routinized style provides security-seeking home-based similarity.

Nakshatra of Surya * center-stage, sparklingly exceptional, brightly self-reflexive Surya finds Himself reflected in the passively companionable Moon.


Psycho-socially neutral with Hasta * Savitra

Nakshatra of Brihaspati * Guru and Chandra are mutual friends.. Protective Chandra keeps the emotionally nourishing routines pulsing while fertile Guru expands the doctrinal wisdom of understanding.

Nakshatra of Mangala * Kuja and Chandra are mutual friends. Mangala leads the conquest of new worlds and Chandra provides a safe home.


Psycho-socially uneasy with Hasta * Savitra

Nakshatra of Zukra = materialistic, accumulating, sensual Zukra is all about partnership, pairing, two-ness, cooperation, contract, sharing. Chandra operates on a parent-child model that is incompatible with equity partnership. Zukra's conditional contractual agenda and Chandra's unconditional protective agenda are deeply incompatible and often mutually resentful.

Nakshatra of Shani * Shanaicarya has a great dislike of both Chandra and Mangala. Shani's systems are lawfully regular and rule-governed while Chandra's flooding, swelling emotions maintain a culture of moody irregularity.

Nakshatra of Budha * Despite Chandra's parental acceptance of adolescent Budha, from Budha's perspective there is no greater enemy than caretaking Chandra. Therefore this pair is unbalanced and unhappy, with parental Chandra quietly absorbing all of Budha's inexperienced wordiness while Budha vociferously rejects Chandra's ancient, mute routines.


Most catalytic (challenging) nakshatra for Hasta * Savitra

Nakshatra of Rahu or Ketu * whether highly exciting (Rahu) or deeply observing (Ketu) the fascinating yet disruptive nodal styles are overtly hostile to Chandra's nourishing, protective lunar cycle. These pairings follow incommensurable agendas. The Chandra partner is likely to feel stressed by the unpredictability of the Rahu-Ketu partner.

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Spondias Indica tree = sacred to Hasta Nakshatra

Shakti of the Hasta Nakshatra

QUOTATION from Dennis Harness

"13. Hasta: The Hand (Virgo 10 00'to 23 20')
  • The symbol for this nakshatra is the palm of the hand.

  • The primary deity is Savitar, the Sun God, who promotes creativity. He is called the golden handed one.

  • The shakti of Hasta is the power to manifest what one seeks and place it in their hands. Hasta natives can have great dexterity and are skilled with the healing arts, and with handicrafts.

  • Hasta is ruled by the Moon, and in the sign of Virgo, ruled by Mercury, reflecting the very mental, intellectual nature of this lunar mansion.

  • It has a deva temperament with a primary motivation of moksha, or spiritual liberation.

Hasta Career Interests:

  • Craftsmen, artists and painters.
  • Scholars, teachers, comedians, performers and writers.
  • Hospital and volunteer work, public relations.
  • Advisors, ministers, counselors and psychotherapists.
  • Astrologers, palm readers, healers.
  • Sales, communications and networking skills.
  • Travel industry, conference planners.

Hasta is formed by five stars (fingers) in the constellation of Corvus, the crow."

The Hasta native, whether male or female, is a profoundly parental personality.

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Hasta = Hands


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Homebodies. Home-craft and hand-craft. Skilled handiwork.

Strong influence of soothing, rhythmic, parental Chandra. The uber-parent. Budha involves Hasta folk in school-teaching for the youngest students: promotes and supports the process of learning the basics of the cultural practice; but not much interested in the higher levels of thought, Indeed they are typically quite orthodox in belief and favor a culturally conventional style of worship., nor advanced skills, nor social policies, nor things outside of the core rhythms of the ethnic people.


Transmits the habits of a settled people from one generation to the next.

Articulates (Budha) rhythms (Chandra). May be a wonderful music teacher for beginners, providing sheltered practice for foundational manual music-making skills. Often prefers folk-music, the ancient melodies, the old songs.

Like all Nakshatra of Chandra , Hasta dislikes innovation in most areas. Affinity for the old ways (Chandra) and takes comfort in rehearsing the ancestral rhythms and routines.

'Likes to explain and instruct in the patterns of one's people and transmit these familiar (Chandra) skills (Budha) to the youth (Kumara). Often accepts apprentices in traditional crafts.

Farming, cultivation of the land, local movements and vehicles but only within the pattern of settlement. Sea-faring, but not long voyages. Likes the ocean coastal, the tidal estuaries, fishing along the settled coastline, skills of water-craft.

Does not generally like oceanic adventure or wild stormy wind-and-water, unless Rahu is involved. Rather, tries via skills of home-craft to protect one's shelter from unpredictable change, from storms, from intruders.

Intuitive behaviors of protection, sheltering, nourishing, housing. Security, stability, routine, rhythms, defense of the folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms; defense of the settlement, protection of the land. Fences. Border and boundaries. Property ownership.

Care of the fragile, the weak, the very young and the very elderly. Interest is often limited to the kith-and-kin of the core family. Likes children, but generally not much engaged in the broader activities of charitable service to the needy. Home and family oriented.

The second pada only = Vrishabha Navamsha = may self-medicate with some variety of pleasure-drug when their need for a deeply rooted, safe, protected, nourishing, skill-transmitting home life is not being met due to the arrhythmic behaviors of the mother or the mate.

marriage habits promote security, stability, shelter, daily routines

Tendency to parent the mate

May lack non-parenting relationship skills. Less comfortable in role of equal partner; often defaulting to a style of parental soothing; but less willing to bargain for agreements, adjust, negotiate or try new things in marriage.

Nevertheless a jolly type and inherently friendly so long as the security of the marriage is not threatened by the mate.

Must have a faithful mate. May turn a blind eye toward minor infidelities in order to preserve the comfort of kinship, home, and hearth. Makes a concerted effort to preserve the marital estate and may argue for staying married even under the most challenging situations of incompatibility or extreme distance. Stability, routine, and a predictable rhythm guided by the hands is the genius of Hasta.

Once committed to a trust, does not like change and does not easily embrace new arrangements. Suffers greatly if the stability of the marriage-and-family pattern is broken by a thoughtless partner.

Yuvati-karaka Zukra is not friendly toward Chandra. From Professor Bright Bhrigu's equal, ever-balancing, ever-negotiating perspective, true harmony in marriage is subject to prolonged and repeating lessons by 'too much Chandra'.

Over-parenting erodes equity in the partnership due to the intensely emotional need to comfort, transmit life-skills, raise apprentices, deeply nourish at the roots, care-take all factors in their environment -- including their supposedly equal partner (Zukra).

May appear to be older than the mate due to this energy although chronologically the Hasta native is not always elder in calendar time. Exception: if mate has Karkata or Simha lagna, those two lagna do tend to attract senior spouses.

Marriage to the Hasta native may be most satisfying in the elder years , when the greatest value of partnership becomes the ability of the two mates to comfort, protect, and care for each other in the fragility of old age.

Shakti of the Hasta Nakshatra

commentary by Valerie Roebuck,

  • The Circle of Stars , p. 107

"...the activities of the hand and what can be held in it:

  • quantity and mass,

  • reaping and gathering,

  • opening and grasping,

  • and handicraft...

also laughter..."

Shakti of the Hasta Nakshatra

commentary by Pdt. David Frawley

"Savitar desired, "May the Gods place their faith in me."

  • One who makes the appropriate offering to Savitar, to Hasta, men place faith in him .

He becomes the Sun among his peers.

  • People born under Hasta want to be believed in and want others to have faith in them.

They regard themselves as capable of great achievements

and can serve to rally and inspire people around them."

Vocabulary for Hasta Nakshatra

hasta

  • The hand; holding in or by the hand; "to take into the hand", "get possession of", "to take by the hand, marry";

  • to fall into the hand of the enemy

  • palm of hand

  • An elephant's trunk

  • holding with the trunk

  • The fore-arm (a measure of length from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger = 24 Anhgulas or about 18 inches)

  • The position of the hand; hand-writing

  • The 11th (13th) lunar asterism

  • (represented by a hand and containing five stars, identified by some with part of the constellation Corvus)

  • A species of tree

  • A pair of leather bellows


sAvitra

  • of the Nakshatra Hasta (presided over by Savitri)

  • relating or belonging to the sun, derived or descended from the sun, belonging to the solar dynasty; the sun

  • a partic. kind of ladleful

  • an embryo or fetus

  • name of one of the peaks of Meru

  • the sacred thread

Rising Nakshatra

Feminine Nativities

Hasta * Savitra * Athram


BPL commentary:

For Hasta nativities, the condition of reflective, sheltering, undulating, rhythmic, routinized, culturally rooted, boundary-defending, security-seeking, nourishing, parental, matrikaraka Chandra considerably affects the outcome.

Mother-figures, protectors, guardians, gardeners, farmers, fisher-folk, caretakers, foundation-builders, police, schoolteachers, parents, providers of nourishment , and defenders of the root culture, may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from the civilizations of Corvus.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 96


"A rather good natured, lazy character with a tendency to bursts of effort.

If work becomes necessary to her comfort,

  • she will tackle any hard task cheerfully

  • and with zest in order to get it done.

But she prefers to be lazy whenever she can.

She is usually buxom in appearance with a rather fat stomach and ample bosom.

A jolly disposition, seldom angry,

  • and quick to forgive any slight or injury or wrong done to her.

She is apt to suffer from chronic rheumatism and piles

and should be careful in her diet;

  • she should never over-eat."

Feminine Nativities

  • Chandra-ruled Hasta in lagna

  • see also: Chandra in Hasta * comforted by soothing handwork * protectors of customary craft, skillful sheltering, manual cultivation, rhythmic management

Chandra mulatrikona = rhythm and routine = Vrishabha bhava-9 = philosophical orthodoxy, doctrinally routinized worship, sacred doctrine, universities, globalism, world travel, preaching,

  • Le Petite Voie 1873-1897 St. Therese von Lisieux

  • "French Chef", WW-2 spy Julia Child

  • VPOTUS-pair Music Censorship 1948- Tipper Gore

  • anthropologist, writer Margaret Mead

Feminine nativities:

Hasta swamsha

  • Old Time Feeling 1929-2003 June Carter Cash * gifted handwork with many musical instruments

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Hasti-hands demonstrate the second layer of signal-message in Conversion of the Magdalena by Bernardino Luini, c. 1520

Rising Nakshatra

Masculine Nativities

Hasta * Savitra * Athram


BPL commentary:

For Hasta nativities, the condition of reflective, sheltering, undulating, rhythmic, routinized, culturally rooted, boundary-defending, security-seeking, nourishing, parental, matrikaraka Chandra considerably affects the outcome.

Mother-figures, protectors, guardians, gardeners, farmers, fisher-folk, caretakers, foundation-builders, police, schoolteachers, parents, providers of nourishment , and defenders of the root culture, may be especially influential.

Guided by instructors from the constellation of Corvus.

QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra .p 83


"...clever, witty, and entertaining.

They like social contacts

  • and are particularly fond of the company of the opposite sex.

When in trouble, go to a Hasta person;

but do not try to pull the wool over their eyes,

  • as they are extremely clever

  • and will see through any deceit

they are very likable and are good company,

  • but never very attractive physically ."

Masculine Nativities = Chandra-ruled

  • Hasta in lagna:

  • see also: Chandra in Hasta * comforted by soothing handwork * protectors of customary craft, skillful sheltering, manual cultivation, rhythmic management

Chandra's mulatrikona * Vrishabha bhava-9 =foundational theories of reality (dharma), higher truths and principles, beliefs of a settled people, philosophical doctrine, universities, patronage, paternalism, world travel, globalism, fatherhood, ritual, doctrine, preaching

Masculine Nativities: Hasta swamsha Moonies 1920-2012 Rev. Sun Myung Moon

Calif-Gov 1938- Jerry Brown

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Crop Circle 2010 Wiltshire England

General Description of Hasta characteristics, QUOTATION from Das / Behari


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"General results of being born in Hasta Nakshatra: 1. Physical features:

You will be tall and of large stature,

  • you may have mixed color

  • with short hands in comparison to your body structure.

  • There may be a scar or mark on the upper right hand or beneath the shoulder."


"2. Character and general events:

You will have a calm nature.

  • There will be a peculiarity when you smile,

  • in other words your sweet smile has the magnetic power to attract others .

This inherent quality produces a vibration on others and it becomes difficult to leave you once such acquaintance takes place.

You can easily get respect and honor from the public.

  • You are always in readiness to help the needy for nothing in return.

  • You do not like to deceive others even if it may cost you your life.

  • In spite of this good quality, the reward you may get in return is nothing but criticism and opposition.

  • You do not believe in a posh living.

At one moment you may rise to the top and another moment you may fall to the bottom,

whether in the professional field or mentally .

Hence you cannot be categorized as permanently poor or wealthy.

When you enter in a particular field and start gaining the object, reversal is already in store for you.

While you try to get out of such reversal through your own effort,

help comes from unexpected quarters and you achieve moderate success in the undertaking.

It may appear that there is some hidden curse.

  • The sincerity and hard work which you show in work should give you a wonderful boost.

  • Although you do not desire to cause any trouble to others, once you are hurt, you may be in search of revenge.

At the same time you take consolation in the feats of God by thinking"Let god give me this punishment"

  • and you slowly withdraw from the scene of conflict."


"3. Education, sources of earning/profession:

In the work field, you keep strict discipline.

  • Normally employment in a subordinate level is not fit for you. You are most likely to be engaged in business or in a high position in industry.

  • You will possess excellent all around knowledge. You will show to the world that you are not behind anybody on any matter.

You are a good adviser as you have the capacity to intervene and settle various disputed matters.

Many responsibilities will have to be undertaken by you before you can climb the ladder of success.

  • Period up to your 30th year of age will bring in unexpected circumstantial changes both in the family front as well as in the academic and professional or business field.

  • Period between 30 to 42 years of age will be your golden period, when you can settle down in your life.

there will be remarkable accumulation of financial wealth

and all around success in the business field in your later years."


"4. Family life:

  • You are able to enjoy a peaceful married life , even though occasional friction as is expected in a family will definitely be there.

  • Your spouse will be simple and capable."


"5. Health:

  • You may be prone to cough and cold."

Description of the Pada (quarters) of Hasta


Hasta Pada-1 * Mesha swamsha

BPL commentary

Makara rules the 10th navamsha suggesting careers in governance, over-seer, legislation, policy and law, executive decision-making, bureaucracy, social ordering, hierarchies, stepwise processes, protocols and procedures, imposition of rules and consequences, elder judge, graduations and grading, professions of aging and antiquities, geriatrics, old things


Masculine Nativities


Feminine Nativities

from Das / Behari


Description of the Four Pada (quarters) of Hasta quotation from: * for the Male only* from: QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 105

"Quite homely in appearance.

  • Orthodox as to religion.

  • Make good office managers, accountants, cashiers, and bookkeepers.

  • of good morals and can be trusted implicitly."

Hasta Pada-2 = Vrishabha swamsha = Pushkara Navamsha

BPL commentary

Kumbha rules the 10th navamsha suggesting careers in scientific systems, regulated networks, distribution networks, economics, ecologies, communities, friendship linkage, weaving, knitting, knotting, making of nets, marketplaces, associations, large-scale gatherings, marketplaces, bazar, social participation, gridwork, framework, conceptual exchange grids, social and electro-magnetic connections


Masculine Nativities


Feminine Nativities

from Das / Behari --

"You may have to struggle with an Addiction.

  • Fight this tendency as it may lead to serious health problems."


Description of the Four Pada (quarters) of Hasta quotation from: *for the Male only*

from: QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 105

same as pada-1

"Quite homely in appearance.

  • Orthodox as to religion.

Make good office managers, accountants, cashiers, and bookkeepers.

  • of good morals and can be trusted implicitly."

Hasta Pada-3 * Mithunaya-swamsha

BPL commentary

Meena rules the 10th navamsha suggesting careers in charity, spiritual guidance, divination, water-gazing, dream-interpretation, clairsentient visions, imagination, sacred symbols, astral bridging, invisible environments, sleep, subtle sounds and vibratory patterns, private prayer, meditation, seclusion, cosmic cycles, reflective thought, philosophical theory, ancestor spirits, telepathy, empathy, cetaceans and cultures of Sirius


Masculine Nativities


Feminine Nativities

from Das / Behari --


QUOTATION from: Description of the Four Pada (quarters) of Hasta * for the Male only* by Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 105

"These people are hot-tempered;

  • usually authors or lawyers with artistic inclinations.

  • Fond of jewels and automobiles.

  • Like to travel by aeroplane or railroad, but do not like to travel by sea.

Mercury becomes predominant in the lives of these persons at the ages of twenty-six to twenty-nine,

  • and at that time they may have strange love affairs

  • and take to drink, causing scandal."

Hasta Pada-4 = Karkata-swamsha

BPL commentary

Mesha rules the 10th navamsha suggesting careers in championship, first-arrival, innovation, engineering, competition, challenge, conquest, dueling, domination, use of force, hunting, muscular action, athletics, new birth, insemination, obstetrics, pushing, blood chemistry, inventions, novelty, singularity, winning


Masculine Nativities

Feminine Nativities

  • exotic travel writer Alexandra David-Neel

from Das / Behari --

"You may be involved in writing or publishing books.

  • Or you may deal in chemicals or watery products."


Description of the Four Pada (quarters) of Hasta *for the Male only* by Shil-Ponde.(1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 105

same as pada-3

"These people are hot-tempered;

  • usually authors or lawyers with artistic inclinations.

  • Fond of jewels and automobiles.

  • Like to travel by aeroplane or railroad, but do not like to travel by sea.

Mercury becomes predominant in the lives of these persons at the ages of twenty-six to twenty-nine,

  • and at that time they may have strange love affairs

  • and take to drink, causing scandal."

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