Hasta Nakshatra in Hindu Astrology
About Hasta Nakshatra
Hasta Nakshatra - Hasta is the thirteenth nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 10° to 23°20' Kanya.
Symbol - The symbol of this nakshatra is a hand or fist.
Astronomical Name - This nakshatra is corresponding to α, β, γ, δ and ε Corvi.
Deity of Nakshatra - Savitar or Surya, the Sun God who imparts creative and transforming energy is the deity of Hasta nakshatra.
Ruling Planet - Hasta nakshatra is ruled by Chandra (the planet Moon).
Others - Hasta consists of five stars (finger) corresponding to the constellation of Corvus, the crow. The power of the deity Savitar is the ability to manifest what we are seeking and to place it in our hands. Savitar is the Vivifier who gives life and aid in childbirth.