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Encyclopedia of Vedic Astrology: Remedies: Mantras, Chapter III, Part – 41

Dr. Shanker Adawal   

Vasava is the Lord of Dhanishtha Nakshatra. A person born in this constellation is fond of music, in possession of gold and jewels, charitable, wealthy, happy, optimistic and respected by friends. He may be modest, renowned, cultured, strong, sympathetic and greedy for wealth but may be responsible for rearing many people. He may have a lively temperament, may be short tempered, easily aroused, quick at giving repartees, self praising and skilled at technical work.

Dhanishtha Nakshatra controls the knee, the back part of knees and their middle parts and these parts are afflicted with ailments when malefic planets transit. In order to ward off their malefic effect, one should worship Tulsi plant and the Parthiveshwar Chintamani and recite the Neutroupanishad and Vedas daily. On Tuesday, the day of Dhanishtha Nakshatra, one should offer kheer (sweet made of rice & milk), sweets and sesame seeds and worship Lord Vasava with white sandalwood fragrance, lotus flowers, googal and dhoop and mool should be worn in a silver amulet on the heart or arm. Bhringrajmool and Tilajya payas should be mixed and homa is performed with the following mantra to be recited for hundred and eight times.

Om tavso pavitrmasishatdhanratsavo pavitrmasi sahastardharam| devsatva savita punatu vavsoo pavitren shatdharensuptva kaamdhuksh| om vasubhayoo namah||


Lord Varun is the Lord of Shatabhisha Nakshatra. A person born in this constellation is brave, charitable, hard hearted, clever, a frugal eater and knowledgeable about time. He may be having bad habits, acting without thinking, not under anybody’s control and victorious over enemies. He may be stingy, having relationship with other women and desirous of staying abroad. Such a person is by nature a person of high thinking, ambitious, living a simple life, religious and fond of saints and sages.

Shatabhisha Nakshatra controls the knees and the center of the heel and these are afflicted with effect of malefic planets. In order to appease him, one should worship him daily with saffron, incense sticks, lotus flowers, camphor, sandalwood dhoop, and ghee lamp and polika. On the day of the Shatabhisha Nakshatra, one should worship Lord Varun and offerings should be of ghee and chitranna. One should wear a lotus flower in a silver amulet on one’s arm or heart. Perform homa while mixing lotus mool and Aajyadadhiodan and recite the following mantra for hundred and eight times.

Om vavrunsayootmbhanmasivavrunsaysakambh sarjanistaho vavrunasaya ritsadanasayi vavrunsayrit sadanmasi vavrunasya ritsadanmasi|| om vam varunaya apapanpatye namah||


Ajackpad is the Lord of Purvabhadrapaad Nakshatra. A person born in this constellation is an aggressive, powerful and bold speaker, soft, happy and blessed with children. He may have control over his senses, be clever at all arts and have an amazing intellect. He may be a fraud, cowardly, sad hearted, dominated by his wife, wasting time uselessly and prone to sleeping for long.

Purvabhadrapaad Nakshatra controls the legs, elbow, knees and thumbs. When malefic planets transits and shows their effect, there is a possibility of ailments of the knee, elbow, legs, under sole cracks, palpitation and intestines. To ward of the malefic effect the native should recite following Vedic mantra for one thousand times. Homa should be performed with this mantra and twigs of bhringaraj mool and ksheerajya sharkara. It is performed on Thursday, the day of the Purvabhadrapaad Nakshatra, for special benefits.

Om Utnoahirbudhnayee shrnotvaj ekpathprithvi samudra vishvedeva artavardho huvanastatuta mantra kavishassta ayantu|| Om ajeekapde namah|


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