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Nakshatra Devata VI: The Phalgunis

The Phalgunis:After Magha the next two nakshatras appear in pair and also known as the Phalgunis - Purvaphalguni and Uttaraphalguni. They are among the three pair of nakshatras, the Ashadhas and the Bhadrapadas being the other two. Being a pair, they share some common characteristics which will be mentioned below. The Phalgunis are ruled by two Adityas Bhaga and Aryama. While Bhaga represent marital bliss and prosperity, Aryama represent a dependable friend. They are symbolised by bed or swinging hammock - representing relaxation and pleasure. While Purva phalguni rules the head (top) part of the bed, Uttara phalguni rules the leg (bottom) part - thus Purva rules getting into relaxation while Uttara rules the ending moment when the native is ready to rise and get into action.The Purvaphalguni:Purva-phalguni means the 1st part of the Phalguni nakshatra and is lorded by Bhaga aditya and symbolised by bed or swinging hammock. This nakshatra falls immediately after Magha, the nakshatra of…