the first nakshatra of the zodiac having a spread from 0°-0'-0"
to 13°-20' and is ruled by the node Ketu. Ashwini is governed by the
Ashwins, the twin horsemen. The Sun is Exalted here and the horse is the
preferred transport of the Sun God. Sun's exaltation in Ashwini is a reminder
to the soul of their eternal connection.
the zodiac at 0° in Mesha there is a reddish star which the western
astronomers call Arietis. The Indians named it Aswini. The deity for Aswini
Nakshatra is Aswi or the Duality known as Aswini Kumar Twins, the physician
of the Gods. The Puranas relate that the two Aswini Kumaras were born
of mother Sanga and father Ravi. Ashwini nakshatra falls in the zodiac
sign of Mesha, which is ruled by the aggressive and fiery planet Mars.
person born in this Nakshatra is inclined towards serving others, is humble
by nature, is truthful, has a contented family life. Ashwini Nakshatra
brings about quick aid and energization. People born in Ashwini are very
active, always busy doing something and they will spend their time keeping
their house neat and clean.
rules all forms of transportation and fast travel.This represents a person
with a happy, carefree disposition, very intelligent, infact rather an
above-average person in this respect. Vast learning, well developed brain
power, faith in religion, sacrificing tendency, ambitions, philosophical
and social are the traits of those born under this nakshatra.
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