Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Indication : "The scorching or burning pair"

Nature / Category of Star: Ugra (Fierce /Severe)

Direction of mouth / motion : Adho Mukha (looking down / facing downwards)

Pratima (symbol) : Crossed Swords, two Front legs of funeral cot, Man with two faces, also single ray of sun, skulls and bones.

Devata (Presiding Deity/ tutelary archetype ): Aja Ekapada or Ajapa(An ancient fire serpent or Dragon, or also the unborn one footed goat/unicorn)

Shakti (power) : Yajamana Udayamana Shakti (The power to "raise the evolutionary level, or power of spiritual fire" to awaken the spirituality in a person")

Desire : To gain Radiance and the splendour of Spiritual knowledge

Result of Shakti, basis & desire : Support the entire world

Characteristics:

Grief, fire , stingy, combustion, cremate, two faced, serious, fearful, nervous, passion, anger, greediness, injuries, punishment, penance, anxious, remorse, cruel, self torment, self mortifying, black magic, murderous, despicable, roguish, combat, drunkards.