Shatabhisha (306°40′ to 320°00′ Aquarius)

shatabhisha nakshatra

Shatabhisha Nakshatra

General Characteristics: harsh in their speech but truthful, suffer grief but conquer enemies, thoughtlessly engage in works, independent ways.  

Translation: The hundred healers.  

Symbol: An ox cart, a circle or round charm.  

Animal Symbol: Female Horse  

Ruling Planet: Rahu  

Nature: Rakshasa (demon)  

Presiding deity: Varuna – the god of rain and cosmic waters.  


Favorable: Truthful; sharp minds; perceptive; emotionally controlled; interested in getting to the bottom of things; prosperous; economical; clever; able to defend themselves; enterprising; interested in astrology and other mysterious subjects; likes to solve puzzles; provides good service; finds happiness within themselves; strong principles; charitable; writing skills; good memory; daring; bold; artistic nature; defeats enemies.  


Unfavorable: Lonesomeness; melancholic; lacks self confidence; restricted; life is duty; quiet yet will blurt things out in an unrefined manner; con artist; unstable; argumentative; uncommunicative; hides their true intentions; miser; dependent on others to meet their needs; problems in relationships; feels intensely restrained or mentally anguished; problematic relationships with children and siblings; secretive – keep weaknesses to themselves; lack self confidence; stubborn.  


Shatabhisha is known as “100 physicians” and is connected to medicine and healing abilities. People born under this star are independent and intrigued with puzzles, research and getting to the bottom of things. The symbol of Shatabhisha is an empty circle, which indicates the ability to explore mysteries and philosophies of the unknown. Shatabhisha is a secretive star with a focus on the hidden powers of life. This may lead to a reclusive life and those born under this star must be cautious of depression and seclusion. Overall, Shatabhisha bestows a truthful, perceptive and ambitious nature.