Chitra Nakshatra Characteristics

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1. You are courageous on the outside though you may have some fears inside of you which people may never know about.
2. You may either strive for perfectionism or strive to find balance in life.
3. If people see you shining, know that, you have had your own struggles to get to where you are
4. You keep track of every single mistake people have done against you. So they can never escape that.
5. You are all for creativity and you love to create! You have the energy to fulfill your dreams and wishes.
6. If you decide to, you have the option to become the master of your destiny. The point is whether you decide to do it or not. But you have it in you!
7. Yes, You are ambitious to make your mark in the society but people may never notice that.
8. If people are not dynamic and energetic then they are wasting your time and there own.
9. You keep working and sometimes you never know when to stop and that leads to frustration at times. So people have to bear with you.
10. Craftsmanship inspires you! You love to go the extra mile to make things look beautiful.
11. You keep improving and perfecting things until you feel that it is the best, and the problem is you never feel satisfied.
12. You have a taste for luxury and comfort, but at the same time you are practical enough.
13. The one who gives you a neck massage, they are in your good books already!
14. You love being photographed, even if you don’t admit.
15. You like to be on the move. You do not like it when you have to sit still for long period of time.
16. There is always more than what meets the eye – So people cannot expect to know you fully until they have spent enough time with you.
17. Uncertainty is something you cannot manage so efficiently.
18. You love jewelry and your choices are very unique.
19. Harmony & Balance captivates you.
20. You may be aggressive and dominant at times and you do not like to be told that you are.
21. You may see through the mask people are wearing, and you can look through illusions.

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Shakti (Power) of Chitra Nakshatra

Every nakshatra has a “Shakti” or “Power” associated with it. Chitra Nakshatra’s shakti is – “Punya Cayani Shaktiwhich translates as the “Power to gain merit in life through righteous actions”.

Chitra allows us to gain the fruit of our good karma that comes through righteousness.

Moon in Chitra nakshatra is all about “Creativity”

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It brings in a lot of energy to create, shape and perfect whatever you want to do. It is ruled by Mars – Which brings in the energy needed to create. The deity associated with Chitra Nakshatra is Tvastr – The celestial architect. Tvastr is the maker of divine implements, especially Indra’s Vajra and the guardian of Soma. He is commonly called the “God of Maya (Illusion)”. So today you may experience themes related to creativity and illusion. The symbol of Chitra nakshatra is a “Pearl or Jewel’. You may also want to project your external beauty and appearance today. It will be a day of passion, beauty, expression and creativity.

Common themes when the Moon transits Chitra Nakshatra

  1. You may be fond of Beautiful surroundings, Jewelry, Perfume, Cosmetics etc.
  2. You may look for extra comfort and luxury.
  3. You may prefer to work on Creative activities.
  4. You may experience some discomfort in your neck area.
  5. You may be sensual and passionate.
  6. You may project what you are not or you may feel that others are not showing their true color to you. There may be a cloud of illusion clogging around you.
  7. Not a good day to do things against the law.
  8. Not a good day for confrontation.

Mantra for Chitra Nakshatra

Beeja Mantra – “Om Tam” and “Om Tham”.

Mantra – “Om tam tham chitra nakshatrayai namah”


“Om Chitra Nakshatra Devataye Namaha”

Mudra for Chitra Nakshatra – Brahma Mudra

You can tap into the creative energy od chitra nakshatra by doing this Mudra. It helps you focus and release stress.

  1. Sit comfortably with your spine erect.
  2. Rest your hands with palms facing the ceiling on your lap.
  3. Breathe in – and as you breathe in turn your head slowly to the right for upto 5 seconds. (Slowly with complete awareness).
  4. Breathe out – and as you breathe out bring your head to the center.
  5. Breathe in – and as you breathe in turn your head slowly to the left.
  6. Breathe out – and as you breathe out bring your head to the center.
  7. Breathe in – and as you breathe in look up stretching your neck as much as you can.
  8. Breathe out – and as you breathe out bring your chin to your chest stretching the back of your neck.

You can repeat this three times or upto 5 times.

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Chitra Nakshatra Remedies

  1. Chant the beeja mantra given above on days when the Moon transits Chitra nakshatra.
  2. Worship of feminine deities who ride a tiger like Durga, Bhavani, Jagdamba is very auspicious
  3. Draw, trace and paint a Female tiger. You can also use the color of the planet that is in Chitra nakshatra in your chart to paint. Female tiger is the animal associated with Chitra Nakshatra.
  4. The Ganesha associated with Chitra Nakshatra is Tryakshara Ganapati. Chant the mantra “Aum Tryakshara Ganapataye Namaha” 108 times to get rid of obstacles and get the blessings of Lord Ganesha.
  5. Venus gets debilitated in Chitra nakshatra so avoid arguments with spouse or female colleagues on days when the Moon transits Chitra nakshatra.
  6. If you have your lagna or Moon in Chitra nakshatra, Worship Lord Shiva by offering water and milk to Shivling on days when the Moon transits Hasta nakshatra which is the 27th Nakshatra from Chitra. The 27th Nakshatra is called “Abhisheka” nakshatra and it is highly auspicious to worship Lord Shiva with Abhishekam on this day.

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