Nakshatra and Lord

Nakshatra and Lord Nakshatra (Devanagari: nákṣatra) is the term for lunar mansion in Hindu astrology. A nakshatra is one of 27 (sometimes also 28) sectors along the ecliptic. Their names are related to the most prominent asterisms in the respective sectors. In classical Hindu mythology (Mahabharata, Harivamsa), the creation of the nakshatras is attributed to […]