Ardra Nakshatra is the sixth of the 27 Nakshatras. Mrigshira and Punarvasu come before and after Ardra Nakshatra, respectively. Ardra Nakshatra rises in the third week of the month of June. It goes from 6.40 to 20.00 degrees in Mithuna or Gemini zodiac which is the enclosure of Lord Rudra, Rahu is the Lord of Ardra Nakshatra. This Nakshatra is formed with only one star. This Nakshatra is counted as one of the brightest 20 stars. According to ancient beliefs, this red coloured star is the home of Lord Shiva. It's symbol is human head.It's animal symbol is femal dog. Ardra, as the name suggests, means moist or moisture. Ardra also get associated with a tear drop. Ardra Nakshatra explains the fact that a person should forget the past and move on. It also makes a person understand about determination and patience
Reflections of Ardra :
The natives of Ardra Nakshatra receive both positive and negative reflections as one from Lord Rudra and the latter from Rahu for which their life path and attitude will be a blend of both. The natives of this arena will be soft and compassionate at heart while will carry a tough composure outside and would be aggressive personals besides which they would confront a tough life path of much hurdles, sacrifices and harshness which is perceived to take them towards a satisfactory place in the end. These individuals could be callous at times and could also carry hatred for some besides which they possess pride and are learned personals.
General Characteristics :
Emphasis on the mind or thinking capacity - deep feeling along with passionate thinking - motivated by desire
The moist one
The human head
Ruling planet : Rahu
Nature : Manushya (human)
Career Interest :
They can attain a good amount of distinction in the educational or scientific field.The Ardra people are perceived to stay quite away from the family on account of their profession. These people would shine high in the period of 32yrs to 42yrs which will take them to the heights. These natives could emerge really high if they would pursue the path of research. Natives can become good back-ground music directors, engineers, computer specialists, IT professionals, philosophers, social worker, fiction writers, animators, computer software designer, HTML professionals, SEO engineers, researchers, indoor games players, lawyers, mathematicians, astrologers, doctors
Family Portrait :
The male natives of Ardra Nakshatra are perceived to confront some hurdles in their conjugal path as well for which they would lack the peace and happiness at home and would need to put much efforts and understanding to keep it balanced. The problems in marital life will keep coming throughout life but the natives will keep calm and won't let their inner pain reflect outside and upon other aspects.
These people are believed to get married much late in their life and if they would get married earlier than they would be made to live away from spouses due to variant reasons which could even be the differences in between as well.
The natives of Ardra Nakshatra are perceived to confront some obstacles of health as well upon land which could even be some tough ones too as being incurable diseases. These could come in the appearance of heart problems, asthma, cough, ear trouble, dental problems and paralysis. These could become somewhat difficult to cross over.
Favorable Activities :
Curious mind, hunger for knowledge, quick in action, good memory, prefers physical work or work involving the body, great communicator, truthful, have a transformative point in life at which point they drop many of their bad traits, compassionate towards those in pain.
Unfavorable Activities :
Arrogant, abuses power, lusts after material attainments, ungrateful, mischievous, reckless, dishonest, stubborn, critical, impolite, untruthful, poor financial planning, excessive indulgences, cause pain or agony to others, violent, complaining.
Suggestions for Ardra Natives :
Ardra natives should worship Lord Shiva in his fierce form of Rudra and chant the root mantra "Om Aeem" 108 times during the lunar transition of this nakshatra to alleviate afflictions. Wearing red, metallic, green, silver, black and dark grey colors is also recommended. All important actions should correspond to the course of this constellation for best results.