Vishakha Nakshatra in Hindu Astrology
About Vishakha Nakshatra
Vishakha Nakshatra - Vishakha is the sixteenth nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 20° Tula to 3°20' Vrishchika.
Symbol - The symbol of this nakshatra is a Triumphal arch, potter's wheel.
Astronomical Name - This nakshatra is corresponding to α, β, γ and ι Librae.
Deity of Nakshatra - Indra, chief of the gods; Agni, god of Fire are the deities of Vishakha nakshatra.
Ruling Planet - Vishakha nakshatra is ruled by Guru (the planet Jupiter).
Others - Another name of this nakshatra is Radha, a compliment to Anuradha, the birth star of the Sun. Vishakha has a rakshasa temperament with a primary motivation of dharma. Vishakha is formed by four stars of the Northern Scales.