Purva Ashada Nakshatra

Indication : "The Invincible Star"

Nature/ category of star : Ugra (fierce / Severe)

Direction / Motion : Adho Mukha (Looking Down / Facing Downwards)

Pratima (Symbol) : Elephant's Tusk, Winnowing Basket

Devata (Presiding Deity / Tutelary Archetype ) : Apah or Varuni (Cosmic waters Defied as God)

Shakti (Power) : Varchagrahan Shakti (The Power to "Invigorate or Energise")

Desire : To gain the Sea upon Wishing for it

Result of Shakti, basis, & desire : Gain of Lustre

Characteristics :

Proud, undefeated, victory, patience, aggression, culture, water journey, sexual excesses, watery diseases, tender hearted, wealthy, truthful, pure.