JYESHTA STAR / NAKSHATRA

Jyeshta Nakshatra- UmbrellaNakshatras- Jyeshta

Jyeshta/Kettai is ruled by Indra, the ruler of the Gods. This is the 18th nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning form 16°-20' to 30°-00' in the sign of Vrishchika.Jyeshtha means the eldest one, the senior most, the chief one, more excellent than, preferred one or someone or something supreme glorious. The person born under this star is full of lustre and splendour, achieves fame and greatness, is rich, brave, a hero and an excellent conversationalist.


The chief deity is Indra, the King of the Gods and protector of heroes. He is the divine warrior and "dragon slayer." He rides the mighty elephant, carries the thunderbolt and demonstrates the power of truth. Indra is known for his daring nature, courage, power, and glory. Jyeshta allows us to reach the summit of our personal powers but it requires great courage and effort. People born in this nakshatra possess a mix of the qualities of Mercury and Mars.

Jyeshta Characteristics

Jyeshtha born have excellent physical stamina and a good physical appearance.The qualities make them appear like a very proud person, but the facts are actually different.

A The people born under this star are not very clear about the profession they want to pursue for life, and hence keep on changing jobs or the lines of business often.They are an expert at working with their hands and at fashioning metals.They can be involved in religious practices while simultaneously entrenched in materialistic pursuits. The primary motivation of Jyeshtha is artha or material prosperity. They are artisitc, lover of ornaments, costly dresses, dreamers, brave, agriculturists, philosophical and well-talented.

Celebrities born in Jyeshta Nakshatra
Elvis Presley, Princess Diana, Albert Einstein, Mozart, Beethoven, Howard Hughes, Tiger Woods, Frank Sinatra, Winston Churchill.

Jyeshta Nakshatra-Career Pursuits
Self-employed, management leaders,Military leaders, Self-employed, Police detectives, engineers, Intellectuals, philosophers.

Jyeshta Nakshatra - health points
Those born under this nakshatra could suffer from minor bodily ailments like pain in the joints, cough and cold, sleeplessness etc. Women could suffer from uterine problems.