Dhanishtha Nakshatra - Dhanishtha is the twenty-third Nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 23°20' in Makara to 6°40' Kumbha.
Symbol - The symbol of this Nakshatra is drum or flute.
Astronomical Name - The astronomical names of this Nakshatra are α and δ Delphini.
Deity of Nakshatra - Eight Vasus (Agni, Prithvi, Vayu, Varuna, Dyaus, Surya, Chandramas and Dhruva), deities of earthly abundance is the deity of Dhanishtha Nakshatra.
Ruling Planet - Dhanishtha Nakshatra is ruled by Mangala (the planet Mars).
Others - The symbol for the Dhanishtha is the drum indicating a love of music. It is sometimes called 'the kingly star' due to the fame and wealth that can occur under the influence of this lunar mansion.