Magha  "The Star Of Power"   00 00’ – 13 20’ Leo


"Royal Thrones”(Symbol of Power, Status)

"Royal Chair"
  • Deity: Pitris (The Family Ancestors, The Forefathers of Humanity s)
  •  Meaning: Magha is like "Mega"“Magnificent”, "Mighty", "The Great One", "Master"
  •  Stars:
Magha, the brightest and largest amongst nakshatras, is represented in the night sky by a sickle-shaped group of stars in front of the royal constellation of Leo. The brightest among these is Regulus or Alpha-Leon. Consisting of 5 stars, this star looks like a palanquin.


· Ruler: The Star is governed by KETU.

·   Yoga Tara Degree:  6 Degree

·   Short Mythology Story:

The importance of the Pitris has seen in the story of Karna who after death who had a place to live, and riches and wealth in the world of the dead, but didn't have any food or water to eat or drink. Yamaraj told him that he never offered any duty to the ancestors in spite of his generous gifts. Then Karna has gone to the earth and performed commitments to his ancestors during the Pitru-Paksha time period and returned back to the ancestral world.

·   Nakshatra Trimurti:  Brahma (Create)

·   Guna: Tamasic

·  Tavatta: Apas (Water)

·   Gana: Rakshasa/Demonic temperament with a primary motivation of Artha(Desire).

·   Aim:  Artha (Wealth or Material Pursuits)

· Gotra(clan): Angiras (“Fiery One”)

·   Animal: The animal symbol is a Male Rat

·   Bird: Male Eagle

·   Tree: Bananya Tree

·  CasteShudra (Worker)

· Quality: Tamas

·  Direction: West 

·  Part of the body: The Nose, Lips (especially lower) and Chin

· Tridosha: Kapha (Phlegm or water + Earth)

· Gender: Female Nakshatra.

· Color: Cream/Ivory

·  Power(Shakti): Tyage Shepani Shakti (The Power to Leave the Body) Results in Death

· Desire: To Flourish in the World of the Ancestors

·    Pada in Navamsa:

Pada 1 Aries Navamsa ruled by Mars is all about energy, impulse, one-pointed and social ambitions. 

The native will have friends amongst the greats like kings and ministers. Possesses high qualities, they will excel in others in speech.

Pada2 Taurus Navamsa ruled by Venus. Materialistic Ambitious. Planets here tend to give success in Venusian pursuits. The native will give all help to those who seek refuge, will be intelligent, wealthy and interested in fine arts. They will take everything in cheer and be care-free by nature.

Pada3 Gemini Navamsa ruled by MercuryThe natives are miserly by nature, will have no married happiness. They are misogynists and run away from women. Whatever work they are engaged in, they have feelings of affection, they will not show them.

Pada 4 Cancer Navamsa ruled by Moon. The native will be jealous by nature. Being ungrateful, they will forget any help rendered to them. They will ever be care-worn about something or the other.

· Sounds/Alphabet:  Maa, Mee, Moo, May
  • Royal, Power, Status
  • Kings, Independent
  • Pride, Ego  
  • Authoritative
  • Ancestors, 
  • Amavasya – Pitrus
  • Museums, Old, Antique things.
  • Genetic Disorders – Because connected to lineage, past life astrology.
  • Inheritance, Property
    Indications: This is " The Star of Power".
  • Magha Nakshatra has a special connection with the ancestor lineage, as the ruling deities of Magha Nakshatra are The Pitris (ancestors or forefathers). They are quite selfish early in life. They don't like to work for another person. They can have a Big Family. They can be in the field of Politics, Photography, and films. They can have Lucid dreams also. They can later become spiritual and be in an Authorative position.


  • Magha is the first nakshatra which relates to the individualization process. 
  • It represents all that we mean when we say "I". The soul uses the body and mind as its identity. The mind and intellect, however, are given the task to understand our true identities as eternal, everlasting souls. There's no greater accomplishment with the discovery of the "self".
  • Magha's throne denotes all that we have inherited, whether it be genes, roots, prosperity, wealth, knowledge' or status through our parents and ancestors. 
  • Magha is, therefore, the nakshatra which is most closely related to our sense of identity. It relates to who we are and where we are coming from.
  • They Love King Sized Chairs, They don't want to work for Another People.
  • They are very masculine and be in the Authoritative Position,  Politics.
  • They can have Lucid Dreams, Big Family.

  •        Born Under Magha
       A person born in this Nakshatra is strong-hearted, respects his father, is a learned man, intelligent and is a winner. Magha is derived from Maghaban. Magha is the cause of brightness and light.

      Male Born would proud but not an arrogant nature, poised, self-contained and dignified. This man will command respect because of his quiet dignity of manner and bearing. His position in his community will be secure and his financial standing sound. His weakness, however, is his susceptibility to the pleasing statement of the Opposite sex.
      Female born would be frank and courageous nature and a charming and interesting character. They maybe like to gossip and all through her life has many secret enemies who are jealous of her in one way or another. This in spite of the fact that hers is essentially an honorable and virtuous character not given to either thought or action which should bring slander or scandal. She is particularly loyal to her family and will do anything to make them happy. Native's actions are often misconstrued and used against her by her enemies.
  •  Lunar Month and Day :
It relates to the first half of the lunar month of Magha, which usually falls in the month of February.

Magha is also related to the last day of the month(30th Amavasya) of the waxing and waning Moon phase of the monthly cycle

  • Favorable Activities:

Ceremonies requiring Pompousness and Grandness, Public Performances, Coronations, Parades, Award Functions, Researching Lineage, Career Strategies, Past Practices, Upgrading to Higher Status and Possessions, Religious Activities, Seeking Favours from People in Authority, Researching Genealogy, and Exploring Ancient Knowledge, Historical Studies and Research, Upgrading Equipment, Promotions, Donating Gifts, Ancestor Worship, Settling Arguments 

  • Unfavorable Activities:
Lending, Servile Activities, Planning for the Future, Technological Processes and Activities involving Innovative Technology

       ·  Padas of Magha in Birth Chart:

  • 1 A Reddish one colorful Appearance, big eater, enthusiastic person
  • 2 Worried, Lier, Knowledge of Bad Things,
  • 3 A Flatter, Quarrelsome Nature, Strong, Back biter
  • 4 Heavily Sexed, Sweet Talker, Arrogant, sinner.


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