Chitra Nakshatra in Hindu Astrology

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Chitra Nakshatra
Chitra Nakshatra - Chitra is the fourteenth nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 23°20' Kanya to 6°40' Tula.

Symbol - The symbol of this nakshatra is a Bright jewel or pearl.

Astronomical Name - The astrological name of this nakshatra is Spica.

Deity of Nakshatra - Tvastar or Vishvakarman, the celestial architect is the deity of Chitra nakshatra.

Ruling Planet - Chitra nakshatra is ruled by Mangala (the planet Mars).

Others - The word Chitra means the one who shines or glitter or the brilliant and also said to be beautiful nakshatra. Chitra Nakshatra is indicated by a pearl and its presiding deity is Vishwakarma, the great artist and artificer to the Gods.
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