Nakshatra #9: Ashlesha Nakshatra
The Nakshatras are supremely good at depicting our emotional nature and thus our consciousness arising therefrom. They are deeply ancient and powerful celestial wisdom and reflect the lunar Zodiac: the position of the Moon in the heavens. They are profound and offer both penetratingly exact novelistic interpretation as well as simply divine perception, classification and categorization. You can learn so much about yourself. you can learn so much about the other people in your life. They are a key to life-meaning and relationships.
Here is some preliminary information about Ashlesha Nakshatra
Ashlesha Nakshatra Key Words:
Ingenious, versatile, very fluent, imaginative and artistic.
Money-minded, will do anything for money. Can be subtle cheats or liars playing mind-games with those they defraud.
Controlling of self and others.
Hypnotising, with innate reflexive use of sexual power.
Shrewd. There can be brilliance, though this is not necessarily always consistent.
Translation: the entwiner.
Power animal: The Male Cat – cleanliness, finicky, detached, indifferent.
Penetrating, intense, hypnotic.
Wise, profound, secretive; deceptive or evasive.
Ambitious and full of conviction. Business orientated and heartlessly greedy. Untrustworthy liars and cheats.
Reclusive, independent and self-reliant. Marilyn Monroe has Ashlesha Ascendant/Lagna.
Hate critics, vengeful towards humiliation.
Crafty, devious, controlling. Can be cruel and wicked, ungrateful and tactless.
Mercury, here, the Ashlesha sign ruler, can be shrewd and manipulative here and his negative sides of evasion, deception and deviousness need to be watched out for. This Nakshatra is called the entwiner. It ensnares and entangles. It controls.
With the weaker representatives of Ashlesha Nakshatra, there is the risk of mental instability, worry, fear and melancholy for some. The sensitive nervous system can be prone to psychic invasion and self-deception.
But at its best, there is potential for redemption and transcendental perception.
Favorable: Versatile, clever; makes their living in a number of ways. The leader: they can accomplish things when motivated and gain good wealth. they put great energy into things that interest them. They can transform their lives and benefit from spiritual work. Although serpent energy has its poisonous qualities, it also offers penetration, insight and concentration. The negative serpent energy needs to be won over and used for self-less and sattvic purposes, harnessing its instinctual wisdom, cunning, occult