Punarvasu Nakshatra

“The Star of Renewal” Punarvasu means the return of light r bringing light again. The natives of the star have endless energy. The quiver of arrows is the symbol of the star. Punarvasu consists of two stars – Castor (Alpha-Geminorium) and Pollux (Beta-Geminorium). It symbolizes that the natives of the nakshatra learn life-lessons in dual folds. People born under the star, bring in peace after the storm. They pursue new ideas with abundant energy.



Quick Facts on the Nakshatra

Astrological Range80° 00′ to 90°00′ Gemini & 90°00′ to 93°20′ Cancer
Nakshatra Number7
SymbolBow and Quiver of Arrows
Presiding DeityAditi, Goddess of harvest
Controlling/Ruling PlanetJupiter
Ruling Deity of Ruling PlanetShiva
ShaktiVasutva Prapana Shakti
NatureThe movable or ephemeral (Chara)
GanaDevas (God-like)
Body VarāhamihiraFingers
Body ParasharaCheeks
Rashi/ZodiacGemini (Mithuna) & Cancer (Kark)
MarriageNot auspicious
TranslationGood Again or Wealthy Again
Beejakashra for 4 pada’sKay, Ko, Ha, Hee
Lucky lettersK & H
Lucky StoneYellow Sapphire
Lucky ColorLead
Lucky or Favourable Numbers3
Common Name of Associated TreeBamboo and Venu vruksha
Botanical Name of Associated TreeBambusa bambos
Astronomical NameBeta Geminorium
Bird NameSwan
Yoni/Animal SymbolFemale Cat
CareerSpiritual teachers, psychologists, mystic philosophers, architecture, innovations, civil engineering and maintenance of buildings, acting, dramatics, and writing

Characteristics of people born under Punarvasu Nakshatra

The presiding deity is Aditi — the mother of the Gods and the goddess of the harvest. It makes them nurturers.
Punarvasu is a star of accommodation. The natives have a strong sense of bonding and have a strong sense of safety. They harbor almost no negativity and are always happy and satisfied.
They are self-aware and are friendly to almost everyone they meet.

Physical Characteristics :

  • Handsome / Beautiful
  • Medium built
  • Long thighs
  • Long face
  • Curly hairs
  • High nose

Behavioral Traits :

Among their many positive traits are

  • Simplicity is their crucial trait.
  • Nurturing, generosity, and friendliness are second to their nature.
  • They are excellent communicators and excel in building their social circles.
  • They live at the moment.
  • The natives show religious inclination and interest in philosophy and spirituality.
  • People born under the star make talented writers and inspirational speaker.
  • They are also blessed with a good memory.
  • Punarvasu born are kind, considerate, and good-hearted.

They are not without negative traits.

  • They lack foresight and bring in complications.
  • They frequently change their careers as they are easily-bored.
  • Being fickle, they have unstable relationships.
  • They over-simplify life.
  • Since they focus more on spirituality, they lack material drive.
  • They are often not careful enough and end up in a mess even before they realize it.


Ashlesha is the masculine counterpart to this female Nakshatra of Punarvasu. With the animal yoni as Cat, Punarvasu is also compatible with Jyeshta, Anuradha Sravana, and Purva Ashadha nakshatras.
The most non-compatible nakshatras with Punarvasu are Magha and Purva Phalguni, symbolized by male and female rats.

Punarvasu Nakshatra quarters

Each nakshatra has 4 quarters that represents the position of the star concerning the movement of the earth. So, the degrees of the Punarvasu nakshatra is divided into 4 quarters or padas.

First Pada :

Range : 80° 00′ to 83° 20′ in Gemini
Governing planet : Mars
Navamsa sign : Sagittarius
Sound : Kay
Characteristic : Team spirit, Innovation

Second Pada :

Range : 83° 20′ to 86° 40′ in Gemini
Governing planet : Venus
Navamsa sign : Taurus
Soul Sound : Ko
Characteristic : Materialistic

Third Pada :

Range : 6° 40′ to 90° 00′ in Gemini
Governing planet : Mercury
Navamsa sign : Gemini
Soul Sound : Ha
Characteristic : Intellectual

Fourth Pada :

Range : 90° 00′ to 93° 20′ in Cancer
Governing planet : Moon
Navamsa sign : Cancer
Soul Sound : Hee
Characteristic : Nurturing

Man’s Characteristics

The men with Punarvasu nakshatra as their birth star are god-fearing. His temper and arrogance grow with age. He finds satisfaction with small and simple things, yet he contradicts himself by his craving for complicated materialistic life.
He can be generous but never greedy. He will never be part of illegal activities. They excel in their careers, but business is definitely not his cup of tea. They are sincere and give their best at work.
Family life is quite shaky similar to his health.

Woman’s Characteristics

A woman with Punarvasu is usually calm. She often gets into trouble with in-laws, neighbors, and relatives because of her sharp tongue. She is fond of music and folk dance. They will have a wonderful husband and a comfortable life filled with materialistic stuff. Their health is usually shaky as she seldom ignores to take care of her health.
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