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Encyclopedia of Vedic Astrology: Remedies: Mantras, Chapter III, Part – 32

Dr. Shanker Adawal   
Mantras for Nakshatras


Ashwini Kumar is the Lord of the Ashwini Nakshatra. Person born in this Nakshatra, however, does not face health related problems but if they are born between 2.00 to 3.00, they may have problems related to migraine and heart. For worshipping the lord of the nakshatra one should take the soil from both banks of a sacred river or water hole and construct an imaginative idol. Make seven swastikas out of wheat flour. Worship this idol with while sandalwood, white flowers, five flags made of five colours, five lamps and camphor. Pray to Lord Ashwini and offer jiggery and sesame seeds. Perform homa with barley, butter and twigs of root of chichri, while reciting the following mantra for hundred and eight times.

Om Ashwina tejsa chakshu pranenan saraswati viryyam| vachandro balnendraye dhdhuriindryam om ashwani kumarabhyam namah||


Yamaraj is the Lord of the Bharani Nakshatra. Native born during this Nakshatra may not be much bothered for his health. He may be a chain smoker; hence, he needs to take care of his lungs. He may have problems related to diabetes, body-ache, skin problems, high fever etc. Such native should take extra precautions while traveling by water route. If the native is born in the first or second pada of Bharni nakshatra he would be cause of his father’s death. To mitigate this affect, the native should worship Lord Shiva on the day of Bharani Nakshatra with incense sticks, flowers, lamp, butter, googal, jiggery etc. Sugar, pure ghee and utensils should be donated and uncooked mixture of pulses and rice should be donated in the name of Yamaraj. Homa should be performed with butter, honey, sesame seeds, rice and twigs of august Mool( root of aeschynomena grandi flora tree) while reciting the following mantra for hundred and eight times.


Om yamayatvangirsvate pitrmate swaha, swahadharamaya pitre swaha yamay namah||


Agni is the Lord of Krittika Nakshatra. Such persons have to tour different part of the country for the purpose of earnings. They have to face a lot of hurdles in their life. Classics say until the age of fifty years they have to work hard for their livelihood. They may inherit some ancestral property also. Such person has to worship the deity of the nakshatra with white sandalwood, fragrance, jasmine flowers; lamp filled with butter, incense sticks, sesame seeds etc., in order to mitigate the malefic effect. The Karpas Mool should be filled in a container and worn. Pure ghee, sweets and kheer (sweet made of rice & milk) should be used as offering to Agni. Mix sesame seeds and butter, ghee and perform homa while reciting the following mantra for hundred and eight times.

Agnirmudhardivya kakupati prithviya ayama|
Apagum reta gum sijanvati om agnaye namah||


Brahmaji is the Lord of Rohini nakshatra. Persons born in this Nakshatra are very much serious about their working. They have a passion to become master of all trades but they have to face problems in their act. Age, between 18 to 36, is not considered good for them. They are loyal to their mother and maternal uncle but have difference of opinion with their father. Their married life is not considered happy. They may develop problems like blood cancer, jaundice, urinary track infection diabetes, asthma, problems related to throat. In order to decrease the malefic effect, the native should worship Brahmins with white sandalwood, fragrance, lotus flowers, incense, lamp of ghee (butter clarified by boiling and straining) and sweets. Honey, ghee and milk pudding should be offered. “Apamarga” Mool should be in an amulet and worn. On the day of the Rohini Nakshatra, donate the milk of a black cow and seven cereals. Use the twigs of “Apamarga” for the homa mixed with sesame seeds and ghee and recite the following mantra hundred and eight times.

Brahmajgyanam pratham purastadwisimtah suruchovvenaava sabudhanya upma asya vishthaha satschchayonimsataschcatvivaha brahamane namah||

Dr. Shanker Adawal
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