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Nakshatras - Bharani

Bharani-elephant

The Elephant

Bharani, means "The Bearing Star", also known as "The Star of Restraint". Bharani is ruled by Yama, the God of Death. This is the second nakshatra of the zodiac, ranging from 13°-20' to 26°-40'. The planet of art and beauty, the Venus, rules this nakshatra.The energy of Bharani is called ugra or krura, which translates as harsh, powerful, hot, formidable and fierce.

This star is under the planetary lordship of Venus and is within the sign of Aries, ruled by Mars. The star Bharani represents the character of Agni Rasi Tamo Guna. The etymological meaning of Bharani is "what deserves to be cultivated and preserved" that is dependence, servitors, retainers or anything by which living is earned. Bharani's animal symbol is the Elephant.This star is connected with the energies we expend to maintain ourselves in the material world.

Bharani Nakshatra takes away that which has reached its term of life to a new condition. It shows the movement of the soul away from the body. It conveys ideas pertaining to discipline, self-control to be faithful, be firm, enduring supporting, maintaining, nourishing, etc. In case of strong malefic influences , persons may develop extreme tendencies like crimes, murders, terrorism, etc.

If a person is born in this Nakshatra, he is cruel, ungrateful and no sense of indebtness, achieves notoriety, fears water, is restless and wicked.They are stable, knowledgeable and truthful. Bharni born are honest and they are frank in their opinions and do not want to modify their opinions to please others. An interesting feature of those born in Bharni is that they are quiet fond of spreading rumors.

Females born in this nakshatra are career minded. They act more like a leader of a group, rather than an ordinary family member. Bharani- born have agnetic personality, changing moods, business minded, influential, high position.

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Nakshatra: Bharani


Temple      : Sri Agneeswara Temple


Location    :Nallaadai on the Mayiladuthurai - Nagapattinam Road in Tamil Nadu about 20 km from Mayiladuturai and 3 km from Poraiyaar