The twenty-seven Nakshatras:Ashvini, Bharani, Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashiras, Ardha, Punarvashu, Pushya, Ashlesha, Magha, Purva Phalguni, Uttara Phalguni, Hasta, Chitra, Swati, Vishakha, Anuradha, Jeshtha, Mula, Purva Ashadha, Uttara Ashadha, Shravana, Dhanishtha, Shatabhisha, Purva Bhadrapada, Uttara Bhadrapa, Revati.
Each Nakshatra relates to one of the three gunas. It is affected by the gunas on several levels. The whole set of Nakshatras is divided into tree groups according to the three gunas. A) 0 Aries – 0 Leo, the Nakshatras from Ashvini (1) to Ashlesha (9) are under rajasic influence. Cardinal and rajasic are similar qualities, - dynamic outer projection of personality. B) 0 Leo – 0 Sagittarius, the Nakshatras from Magha (10) to Jyeshta (18) are under tamasic influence. Their concern is with developing form and substance, with materializing things. C) 0 Sagittarius – 0 Aries, the Nakshatras from Mula (19) to Revati (27) are under sattvic influence. They are concerned with creating balance and harmony, with completing, spiritualizing and negating things.