Attributed to the two of the brightest stars in the star constellation of 'Gemini', 'Castor' and 'Pollux'; Punarvasu nakshatra happens to be the birth star of the Hindu God and king of Ayodhya - Lord Rama. With the presiding deity of Punarvasu nakshatra being Aditi, it comes under the governing influence of the planet Jupiter.
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Basic information about Punarvasu birth star
Derived from the Sanskrit Puna & Vasu, the etymological significance of 'Punarvasu' relates to revival, renewal and restoration. The nakshatra imbibes the general characteristics of its deity. Aditi, the Divine mother of the twelve Adityas, epitomizes truth, beauty, aristocracy, nobility and purity. Similarly this star is also characterized by the mentioned virtues. Freedom from the limits of time and space also includes amongst its general characteristics.
General characteristics of Punarvasu Nakshatra
Natives born under the retrieving aspect of Punarvasu nakshatra are marked by the personality traits of harmony, care and protection. They reflect the utmost happiness and satisfaction, harboring little or no negativity. On being confronted with difficulties and elements of negativity, personality traits of confidence and optimism help them retrieve the same. Apart from being pleasant natured and friendly, they imbibe the elements of benevolence and self awareness.
Attainment of self awareness through spiritual means is one of their personality traits. Natives born under the guarding influence of Punarvasu nakshatra are generally of medium built with looks reflecting their intrinsic qualities of serenity, amiability and magnanimity.
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As far as the behavioral characteristics of natives born under this magnanimous birth star are concerned, they insist on simplicity in dealing and approach rather than falling back upon crookedly complicated means. Mutually opposing traits of Pollux and Castor endow them with the contradictory duality in their behavioral characteristics. Thus in spite, of losses and dangers suffered on account of Pollux, Castor contributes to their requisite strength to recuperate from failures and losses.
Emotionally and mentally reasonable, natives of Punarvasu Nakshatra are motivated by excitement and challenges. With their guarding elements of regeneration and renewal, they emerge unscathed from danger. Their intrinsic goodness and purity lead them to take recourse to the path of spiritual regeneration. Marked by a strong power of intuition, they are blessed with divine power and grace.
With loads of celestial blessing and grace, natives of Punarvasu nakshatra perhaps outshine the rest in their positive traits. Self purification through spiritual means is one of their distinguishing hallmarks. Apart from their pleasantness and sociability, their knowledge, tendency to discern a spiritual meaning of life and strength of memory count amongst their positive traits. Their suaveness and sobriety are their other major assets. Despite being popular and socially well known, their essential domestic or home spun nature is also remarkable.
Intrinsic simplicity and tendency to live in present may account for their lack of forethought and carefulness. Susceptibility to simplification giving way to spontaneous disregard for caution also counts amongst their negative traits. Fickle mindedness and instability resulting from a lack of interest in materialistic existence also count amongst their negative traits.
Career Options for Punarvasu Nakshatra Born People
With their quality to look beneath the material essence of thing natives of Punarvasu nakshatra excel as spiritual teachers, psychologists and mystic philosophers. With their essential hallmark of retrieving and building they do well with regard to career opportunities based on architecture, innovations, civil engineering and maintenance of buildings. Career opportunities based on acting, dramatics and writing are also appealing for them.
Punarvasu Nakshatra Compatibility and Incompatibility
Being a feminine nakshatra, its masculine counterpart Ashlesha is most compatible to it. Magha and Purva Phalguni being symbolized by male and female rats are most non compatible to Punarvasu nakshatra. Cat being friendly with hare and monkey, Punarvasu finds its instinctive compatibility to Jyeshta & Anuradha nakshatra in addition to that of Sravana and Purva Ashadha nakshatra.
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