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Purva Bhadrapada

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Purva Bhadrapada “the first of the blessed feet.”

Nakshatras are stars in which are symbolic of the astral placement of each person’s birth on the plane called Earth. This is based on the planetary movements of the stars when we are born here. The sky constellation is all around in 360 degrees, and this 360 degree is further divided into 27 Nakshatras or subdivisions at 13.20 degrees as part of higher level astronomy.

According to Hindu astrology, each Nakshatra is divided into four padas, and each pada is further assigned to a Rashi. All these combined are put into a natal chart for every individual born in India. The present article talks about Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra which is called as “the first of the blessed feet.”

About the Purva Bhadrapada


Purva Bhadrapada is also known to be the “First of the Blessed Feet” or the “Former Lucky Feet”, also referred as a “Feet of a Stool/ Bench”, “The Former Beautiful Left Foot”, or “Ray of Light”, “Beautiful West”.

Purva Bhadrapada is the twenty-fifth Nakshatra that comes under the dominant planet of Saturn (Aquarius) and is ruled by the planet Jupiter.

The symbol is Two-Faced Man with Swords, or two front legs of funeral cot denote our exit from the world. They own the ability to look at an issue with a wider angle of vision, understanding the fact that each issue has two sides just like a coin. The composition of the energies of Jupiter and Saturn makes the inmates of this Nakshatra intrinsic in nature.

Purva Bhadrapada Padas

Purva Bhadrapada 1st Pada:

The first pada falls on Ares Navamsa (20° 00’ to 23° 20’ Aquarius) ruled over by Mars in the first charana. The focus of the natives here is to control their anger and aggression and bring tremendous determination to achieve their goal.

Purva Bhadrapada 2nd Pada

The second pada falls on the Taurus Navamsa (23° 20’ to 26° 40’ Aquarius) ruled over in this quarter by Venus. The focus of the natives is to be on the indulgent side of this nakshatra.

Purva Bhadrapada 3rd Pada

The third pada falls on the Gemini Navamsa (26° 40’ to 30° 00’ Aquarius) ruled over in this quarter by Mercury. The natives focus on communication and exhibit the natural inclination towards the sense of humour. These people are multitalented with good grasping power.

Purva Bhadrapada 4th Pada:

The fourth pada falls on the Cancer Navamsa (00° 00’ to 03° 20’ Pisces) ruled over by the moon.  These people are pure in thoughts and actions in helping others with all their might.

General Characteristics of Purva Bhadrapada

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Purva Bhadrapada Characteristics

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra exhibits both positive and negative traits in the natives. Natives of Purvabhadrapada Nakshatra are hard working, honest, and perceptive, ambitious, adventurous, brave and enthusiastic people in doing works of all kinds. They will have an interest in the acquisition of spiritual knowledge and are intellectual and dwell in occult practices.

If the natives of Purva Bhadrapada are affected by the moon, they could be fearful, nervous, unstable mind and worrisome when confronted with a lot of mental miseries. Under the reigns of Saturn, there is an Aquarius in the first three-quarters of this asterisk. Pisces the last quarter of this star asterisk is offering up extra qualities of Bṛhaspati.

The shadow side of these lunar regions has an emitting quality. These people are short-tempered, well motivated, and enthusiastic personality. They can be dishonest, speak in harsh or critically. They try to impose their ideas and philosophy on others.

The natives of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra have the following characteristic features which include their intelligence, their skilful attributes in making money, eccentric nature, rebellious to the core, stubborn in getting things done their way, obsessive about their belongings, above all they are unique and mystical beings as they survive in multiple worlds concurrently.

On a negative side, sometimes they become tricky and destructive. They act very secretively and don’t believe anyone due to this nature. Because of their deceptive and compelling talk, family members cannot trust them completely. They are generally interested in black magic and occult practices. Thus are the traits of the natives of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra.

Professional Choice of Purva Bhadrapada

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Purvabhadrapada Nakshatra

Professions such as administration, surgeons, research faculty, psychiatrists, astrologer, black magic dwellers etc. are the main streams of the natives of Purva Bhadrapada. The primary motivation of Purvabhadrapada Nakshatra is Artha or material prosperity.

It is a versatile character, where they sacrifice themselves for a higher cause and make a difference in the world. They are very unusual and extraordinary thinking people, and this unique thought put them into a different alliance. They will be research-oriented, and they will not believe in anything without reason.

Usually, the native of Purva Bhadrapada is thought to be emotionally sensitive towards the love of dance, in a broad spectrum the native is inclusive towards humanity and religiously intellectual works

They aid in making others more skilful like them as they are good teachers within with strict adherence to details and in-depth knowledge. In their adulthood, they are much generous of their humanitarian work towards the people around and society at large. Thus are the characteristic features of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra in a nutshell.

Purvabhadrapada Nakshatra