Purva Ashadha Nakshatra - Purva Ashadha is the twentieth Nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 13°20' to 26°40' Dhanu.
Symbol - The symbol of this Nakshatra is an elephant tusk, fan and winnowing basket.
Astronomical Name - The astronomical names of this Nakshatra are δ and ε Sagittarii.
Deity of Nakshatra - Apah, the god of Water is the deity of Purva Ashadha Nakshatra.
Ruling Planet - Purva Ashadha Nakshatra is ruled by Shukra (the planet Venus).
Others - Purva Ashadha means 'early victory' or the 'undefeated, the unsubdued'. The native of the Purvashada Nakshatra possesses with the divine gift of articulate speech. These natives can be very impulsive and argumentative so that it is difficult for anyone to beat them in any debate.