Chitra Nakshatra in Hindu Astrology
About 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.