Vishakha Nakshatra Overview

Known as the “Star of Purpose,” Vishakha Nakshatra is the 16th lunar station for the moon. It is also known as “Radha,” the love interest of Lord Krishna. The deity of this Nakshatra is “Indragni,” a combination of the mighty God heads “Indra Dev” and “Agni Dev.”

Jupiter, the ruling planet of this Nakshatra, is a messenger of the God of fire (Indragni) and teaches lessons to humankind. It also adds faith and passion to this Nakshatra. Alongside being one of the sharpest people, they believe in religion and non-violence. Visakam Natchathiram is the Tamil translation of Vishakha Nakshatra in English.

Essentials Dates in 2024 for Vishakha Nakshatra

Some important dates in 2024 for the natives of Vishakha Nakshatra are as follows.

DateStart TimeEnd Time
Saturday, 6 January 202409:26 PM, Jan 0610:05 PM, Jan 07
Saturday, 3 February 202405:59 AM, Feb 0307:19 AM, Feb 04
Friday, 1 March 202412:51 PM, Mar 0102:40 PM, Mar 02
Thursday, 28 March 202406:38 PM, Mar 2808:36 PM, Mar 29
Thursday, 25 April 202412:41 AM, Apr 2502:24 AM, Apr 26
Wednesday, 22 May 202407:47 AM, May 2209:15 AM, May 23
Tuesday, 18 June 202403:56 PM, Jun 1805:23 PM, Jun 19
Tuesday, 16 July 202412:30 AM, Jul 1602:14 AM, Jul 17
Monday, 12 August 202408:33 AM, Aug 1210:44 AM, Aug 13
Sunday, 8 September 202403:31 PM, Sep 0806:04 PM, Sep 09
Saturday, 5 October 202409:33 PM, Oct 0512:11 AM, Oct 07
Saturday, 2 November 202403:31 AM, Nov 0205:58 AM, Nov 03
Friday, 29 November 202410:18 AM, Nov 2912:35 PM, Nov 30
Thursday, 26 December 202406:09 PM, Dec 2608:28 PM, Dec 27

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Essential Features Of Vishakha Nakshatra

Some important aspects of the Vishakha Nakshatra include:-

Vishakha Nakshatra Lord PlanetJupiter
Vishakha Nakshatra SymbolTriumphal archway, potter’s wheel
Vishakha Nakshatra Deity or LordIndragni (Combination of Indra dev and Agni Dev) or Devta Dwangas
Vishakha Nakshatra GanaRakshasa
Vishakha Nakshatra ElementAgni (Tejo) or Fire
Vishakha Nakshatra Animal or YoniMale Tiger
Vishakha Nakshatra BirdRed Tail Sparrow
Vishakha Nakshatra TreeVikankatha or Kaith Tree
Vishakha Nakshatra Lucky Number6, 15, 24
Vishakha Nakshatra Lucky StoneEmerald
Vishakha Nakshatra Lucky ColorGolden
Vishakha Nakshatra Lucky LetterZ
Vishakha Nakshatra Gunatamas/sattva/rajas
Vishakha Nakshatra GenderFemale

Vishakha Nakshatra Zodiac Sign

Let’s look into Vishakha Nakshatra Rasi. People are born in the Vishakha Nakshatra when the moon's position is between 20:00 and 03:20 degrees in their zodiac sign. Visakam Natchathiram rasi or zodiac sign, is Libra. Libra are very studious, polite, energetic and strong believers in God. They are modern but remember their roots. They respect the rituals related to their religion.

The males look handsome, while the females have beautiful features. As Vishakha Nakshatra represents forked paths, Libra-borns' good and bad sides are highly visible. Libras in Vishakha Nakshatra are drawn towards drug addiction, smoking, and alcoholism. They are extremely self-conscious.

Vishakha Nakshatra Male Characteristics

Here are detailed characteristics and overall behaviour of Male natives of Vishakha Nakshatra:

Physical Features

Male natives usually have a round face and fit bodies. They have an attractive physical appearance. Two body structures are possible: one with a heavy body and tall height and the other with a lean body and short height.

Personality and Characteristics

Vishakha Nakshatra characteristics include the male natives of this Nakshatra, who are usually full of positive energy. They are also blessed with bright minds. They can easily convince others for their purposes.

They are careful with their deeds as they believe that God will only help them if their deeds are right. They have strong opinions, are very competitive, and they are known to fight on most occasions. They are passionate lovers but have commitment issues.


Vishakha Nakshatra male natives have good communication skills and can be public speakers, politicians, lawyers, and actors. They have leadership attributes and can also be businessmen and administrative officers. They are good at calculations and public dealings, which opens them to other professions, namely bankers and teachers.


Let’s look into Vishakha Nakshatra wealth. They have good professional lives and hence good incoming wealth. They are in strong positions in their careers and have a lavish life. However, their hands are free when they have money, and they tend to spend a lot without even realising it. This often leads them to be short on money for important things.

But after a certain age, probably in their 30’s, they eventually learn to save money. Those who are businessmen have to save and invest, so they face money shortages. Vishakha Nakshatra's wealth is fortunate for their loved ones.


Vishakha Nakshatra marriage life for males is going to be a happy ride. Their wives will have good compatibility with them. They are going to live a peaceful life. Their efforts for each other will give them a long-lasting spark in their relationship. They both will travel places and gain perspective through the lifestyles of others.


Vishakha Nakshatra male compatibility with their life partners is great. However, due to certain circumstances in their childhood that caused them turmoil, they do not share a good relationship with their mothers. They did not get the right kind of attention from their fathers, and they were mostly arguing and hurting each other through their words. In terms of compatibility between love and marriage, they are the best match for Chitra Nakshatra. They both will love each other passionately.


The male natives of this Nakshatra have to take good care of themselves as there are chances of breathing problems and catching Asthma. Hence, till the age of 35, they need to be around family and have a driver to board the office.

Vishakha Nakshatra Female Characteristics

Here are detailed characteristics and overall behaviour of Female natives of Vishakha Nakshatra:

Physical Features

The female natives of this Nakshatra have beautiful features and are gorgeous. Due to this reason, they often have to face unwanted male attention, which they feel is unsafe. They have fit bodies with a round face and medium height.

Personality and Characteristics

The female natives of this Nakshatra are very soft-spoken and have a sweet tone. They catch male attention due to their voice. They strike a good balance between their personal and professional life.

They make you feel at home when you visit them and also work effectively at the office. Their husbands love them for giving equal importance to their personal and professional lives. She doesn’t do any makeup as they like to keep it simple and are naturally beautiful. Their female colleagues often get jealous of their pretty skin. They frequently visit temples as they are very religious.


The female natives of this Nakshatra efficiently do their work. They manage homes and work very smoothly. The female natives of Vishakha Nakshatra Career are usually inclined towards art and, hence, can pursue careers in poetry, fashion, media, travel guides and public influencers.

With the support of the family and life partner, they will excel and will gather excess prosperity and respect for the family. The best career for the female natives of this Nakshatra would be a poet or an author as she has clarity of their thoughts and she’s attained wisdom early in their lives.


Let’s look into Vishakha Nakshatra wealth. If the family and life partner of the female natives act as pillars for them, they will surely excel in their professional lives and bring massive wealth. They think a lot about their family, which can impact their professional wealth.

Thankfully, that is usually not the case, as they get supportive mothers, fathers, husbands and in-laws. It’s advisable for single females of the Nakshatra to marry into a family that will support their profession. If that happens, they will never fall short of wealth.

Marriage life

Vishakha Nakshatra female marriage life will be fruitful in terms of health, relationships and career. They, with their partners, will share work at home and support each other’s professional life by being there for each other whenever there is an emergency.

However, females mostly do not allow their husbands to help them with household chores as they worship their husbands as deities. They will attain happiness and stability if they bring their child later and just focus on accumulating wealth for the first few years. They will be free from stress and will hardly argue or get upset with each other.


Let’s look into the Vishakha Nakshatra Compatibility. The female natives of this Nakshatra have a heart that prioritises family. Hence, they are highly compatible with their family members. They will share a close bond with their mothers and fathers-in-law.

They are the bosses of their house, and their families love them for taking charge of their responsibilities. Their husbands admire them for who they are, and they hardly have any fights and arguments.


As ladies of this Nakshatra are always running from home to office and back, they frequently feel weak. They are also prone to kidney diseases and should watch out for their symptoms. Other than that, they are usually in great health.

Vishakha Nakshatra Pada

Every Nakshatra is divided into 4 Padas so that better analytics and predictions of a person’s life can be made. The following discusses the four padas of the Vishakha Nakshatra.

Vishakha Nakshatra Pada 1

People born in this pada inspire others with their way of life, hard work and leadership skills. They fall under Aries Navamsa and are very romantic. In the rule of the planet Mars, they pay attention to their social desires and would do anything for their love.

Vishakha Nakshatra Pada 2

People born in this pada are very creative. They believe in longevity, and they can endure any pain. They fall under Taurus Navamsa and have successful careers. In the rule of the planet Venus, they have bright brains and attain victory despite facing ups and downs.

Vishakha Nakshatra Pada 3

People born in this pada have excellent communication skills, great learning abilities, and a fondness for books. They fall under Gemini Navamsa, and their eyes are focused on their goals. The ruling planet Mercury in Vishakha Nakshatra under this pada is knocking on the doors of success and fame.

Vishakha Nakshatra Pada 4

People born in this pada are sensitive and may cry easily. They give a lot of importance to emotions. They fall under Cancer Navamsa and give a lot of time to the people they love. In the rule of the Moon, because they love their people immensely, it might take a toll on them as they would not be able to handle jealousy and bad feelings.

Different Planets In Vishakha Nakshatra

Let us have a look at the effects that different planets have when placed in Vishakha Nakshatra. These are as follows:

  • Venus in Vishakha Nakshatra is known to make an individual a knowledgeable being. Moreover, the individuals have a keen interest in reading and writing.
  • Jupiter in Vishakha Nakshatra tends to make an individual highly spiritual in nature, along with having a keen interest in the same subject.
  • Rahu in Vishakha Nakshatra is known to make an individual very dissatisfied with life. No matter what the individual does or achieves, they will always feel that something is missing or lacking.
  • Mars in Vishakha Nakshatra tends to make an individual materialistic. Nothing provides the individual with more satisfaction than materialistic pleasure.
  • Sun in Vishakha Nakshatra is known to make the natives have good relations with their peers and fellow mates. Along with this, the natives will enjoy marital bliss and be blessed with an attractive spouse.
  • Moon in Vishakha Nakshatra tends to make an individual very attractive in terms of their looks.
  • Mercury in Vishakha Nakshatra is known to make the individuals come around as good speakers. The natives usually possess good communication skills and abilities.
  • Saturn in Vishakha Nakshatra is known to make the natives quite decisive individuals. Moreover, their good decision-making abilities will help them avoid any ill events in the future.
  • Ketu in Vishakha Nakshatra tends to make individuals spiritually oriented.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Vishakha Nakshatra Born

Vishakha Nakshatra is a powerful Nakshatra. However, it comes with pros and cons. It represents a forked branch or two roads merging into a single soul. Let us look at its strengths and weaknesses.


People of this Nakshatra are strong individuals. The deity Indragni gives them sharp minds and fearlessness. They believe that God exists and is looking after them. This strong belief in the divine keeps them going. Mercury in the Vishakha Nakshatra also contributes to their creative mindset, artistic approach and good communication skills.

They are good readers and would love to get recommendations on books, articles, quotes, and other mediums of knowledge. Jupiter, the ruling planet, gives Ketu in Vishakha Nakshatra the quality of being wise and leads it to follow the path of spirituality.

The Ketu in people of this Nakshatra has made them realise the truth of life as they have already attained moksha in their past lives. The truth of life, sexual issues, and worldly pleasures or luxury are well-understood by this Nakshatra, and they are above it.

Also, the Sun in Vishakha Nakshatra, the supreme power, has a significant role to play as it illuminates them to keep good relationships, love themselves, be ambitious, and have a hand in research work.


When Rahu in Vishakha Nakshatra is the most powerful and at the top of its energies, it brings out the weaknesses of this Nakshatra. People who give birth in this Nakshatra are highly sensitive to things that are important to them, especially their loved ones.

So, when their attention is shared, or their love is not appreciated enough, it breaks their hearts. They are so emotional that it’s almost impossible for them to handle any kind of jealousy, misbehaviour, hatred, heartbreak, or angst.

Alongside this, they are very critical of others’ works and talk a lot, so much so that it might irritate you. They would do anything to win an argument, even when they knew they were wrong. They are greedy and arrogant at times.

Vishakha Nakshatra Famous Personalities

Mentioned below are some famous personalities born under Vishakha Nakshatra. Let us have a look at them:

  1. Akshay Kumar
  2. Mark Zuckerberg
  3. Priyanka Gandhi
  4. Scarlett Johansson
  5. Beyonce Knowles

Frequently Asked Questions

Vishakha Nakshatra is the birth star of the goddess Seetha Devi, Who is mata Seetha, the wife of Lord Rama.
Vishakha Nakshatra Rashi, or zodiac sign, is Libra. Libra is born when the position of the moon is between 20:00 and 03:20.
Vishakha Nakshatra is good for a person, and people born in this Nakshatra are smart, sweet, religious and have high moral standards.
Vishakha Nakshatra's lucky stone is Emerald or Ruby. It helps in every aspect of life, especially education and career.
Natives of Vishakha Nakshatra have a habit of alienation and isolation if they are disturbed.
Vishakha Nakshatra is highly compatible with Chitra Nakshatra, and they are the best match for them.
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