Nakshatras, Nakshatra Gods & Navagrahas To Worship

Each of the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology has its own power and to invoke this power and give more positive effects one should worship the specify God or Nakshatra Devata who governs the Nakshatra. Also, the 27 nakshatras are divided into 9 groups each containing 3 nakshatras and each Navagrahas are given the power to rule the nakshatra.

For example, the Nakshatra Devatha for Aswini or Aswathi Nakshatra is Aswini Devathas. And the Navagraha planet which rules the Aswini Nakshatra is Lord Kethu. Like wise, the Nakshatra Devatha for Bharani (Bharni) star is Lord Yama and the Navagraha planet to be worshipped is Lord Sukhra o Planet Venus.

Hindu Rishis have mentioned in ancient texts to worship the Nakshatra Devata as well as the Nava Graha planets to attain good health and all prosperity in life.

The Below chat shows the 27 Nakshatras, the Nakshatra Devathas and the Nava Grahas which rules them.



Nakshatra Names in Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarathi, and Malayalam
Nakshatra Devatha or God of Nakshatra
Planet Ruling the Nakshatra
1
Aswathi / Aswini / Ashvini / Ashwini
Aswini Devathas
2
Bharani or Bharni
Yama (Kala)
Sukra or Sukhra or Venus
3
Krithika / Karthigai / Karthika / Kritika
Aditya or Surya or Sun God
4
Rohini
Chandra or Moon
5
Mrigashiras / Mrigasheersham / Makairam / Makayiram
Mangal or Chowa or Kujan or Mars
6
Aardhra / Ardra / Thiruvathira / Thiruvaathirai
Lord Shiva (Siva or Mahadeva)
Rahu
7
Punarvasu / Punarpoosam / Punartham / Punartam
Adithi
Guru (Brihaspathi)
or Jupiter
8
Pushyami / Poosam / Pooyam / Pushya
Sani (Shani) or Saturn
9
Ashlesha / Aayilyam / Ayilyam
Budha or Mercury
10
Magha or Makam or Makham
Pithirkal (Pitris)
Ketu (Kethu)
11
Poorva Phalguni or Pooram or Pubba
Aryamavu
Sukra (Sukhra) or Venus
12
Uttara Phalguni or Uthiram or Uthram or Utram
Bhagan or Bhaga
Aditya (Surya) or Sun God
13
Hastha or Hastham or Atham or Attam
Adithya or Sun
Chandra or Moon
14
Chitra or Chithirai or Chittira
Thristavu or Twashtri
Mangal (Chowa or Kujan) or Mars
15
Swaathi or Chothi
Vayu Deva
Rahu
16
Vishakha or Visakham or Vishaka
Indragni
Guru or Brihaspathi or Jupiter
17
Anuraadha or Anusham or Anizham
Mithran
18
Jyeshta or Keetai or Thrikeeta or Thrikketta
Lord Indra
19
Moola or Moolam
Niryathi or Nirriti
Ketu (Kethu)
20
Poorva Shaada or Pooradam or Puratam
Jalam or Water
Sukra (Sukhra) or Venus
21
Uthra Shaada or Uthradam or Uthiraadam
Vishwa Devathas or Vishvedevas
Aditya (Surya) or Sun
22
Shraavan or Thiruvonam or Tiruvonam
Chandra or Moon
23
Dhanishta or Avittam or Shravishtha
Vasukal
24
Shathabhisha or Chathayam or Sadayam
Lord Varuna
25
Poorvabhadra or Poorattathi or Pururuttati
Aja Ekapad
Guru (Brihaspathi) or Jupiter
26
Uthrabhadra or Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthirattathi
Ahirbudhnya or Ahirbhudini
Sani or Saturn
27
Revathi or Revati
Pushavu or Pusha
Budha (Budhan) or Mercury

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Comments

  1. where are these nakshtras?in the solar system/can they be seen in night sky
    dif bet other many stars and these 27?my id is aasaikkarangal@gmail.com response is appreciated

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  2. sir,
    its more useful for the learners if u post the mantras of nakshtras and their god. AKHILESH

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  3. Good and useful information, but many of the gods mentioned in this table are never heard of.

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