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Magha nakshatra is an important nakshatra according to Indian astrology beliefs and it corresponds to the star Regulus. The ruling planet for this nakshatra is Ketu and it spans through the constellations Leo and Virgo.

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Magha മകം (Makam) மகம் (Magam) మాఘ मघा

Basic information about Magha Birth Star

'Magha'means big or grand and as the name suggests it imparts to its natives, royal and respectable positions in their lives. It is the symbol of authoritative status, domination and high social respect. The individuals belonging to this nakshatra are considered to be leaders in their fields.

Instead of being ruled by Devatas, Magha nakshatra is ruled by Pitra. So the natives are strongly inclined to their ancestral beliefs and traditions. Also, since the nakshatra is controlled by daemons so the person finds himself immersed in the material pleasures of the world. This is directly connected to our and our ancestors past deeds.

General characteristics of Magha Nakshatra

The individuals of this nakshatra have prominently good physical characteristics. The outer attractiveness is one of their conspicuous personality traits. Males are usually short in height and hairy body; females are attractive with a long bunch of hair. The natives will be very much inclined towards their ancestral heritage and have strong leadership skills. Other personality traits of such individuals include enterprising nature, thoughtful interaction with other peoples of the society and righteousness.

Such individuals have some commendable behavioral characteristics of care towards other's feelings. They are watchful and concerned on how they behave with others and take caution not to hurt anyone with their actions. Even if they happened to do so, they immediately ask for apology and try to do as much as possible to rectify the problem. At the same time, they do not like any hindrance from others in their own work and actions. Due to this behavioral characteristic, they often make a lot of enemies in the process.

The Magha nakshatra person respects his elders and is traditional in nature, He deeply follows his forefather's teachings and try to abide by that strictly. He is religious in nature and is god fearing. Adding to these positive traits, he has an inclination towards arts and masters it easily with practice. The native possesses a careful approach towards life but tries to enjoy the life most at the same time. His empathetic behavior and care towards others feelings is another example of the positive traits he possesses.

The people of this nakshatra are often attracted to material pleasures and enjoy high positions in the society, this sometimes build a sense of pride in them which is one of the negative traits of these people. They are often over confident and being in powerful position, they tend to impose their decisions on others without much consideration. This negative trait of being classist may cause resentment in some people about them.

Career Options for Magha Nakshatra Born People

The natives of this nakshatra are characterized by their tendency to work hard and are very diligent. They usually enjoy a very good position in their professional life and earn a lot of wealth. Business is never in their career interests, mainly due to their straightforwardness. The decision taken professionally is often very apt and technical. His interactions with the colleagues are very polite and sensible, thus he creates a harmony between the leader and the employees. Their career interest mainly is to work independently as bosses and leaders and due to the same, they may switch their jobs frequently to achieve the position they desire.

Magha Nakshatra Compatibility and Incompatibility

These people generally enjoy a good and harmonious married life. The compatible nakshatras are generally Ashwini , Mrigashirsha and Ashlesha. The incompatible nakshatra is Chitra.