Characteristics of Punarvasu / Thiruvathira Nakshatra

Punarvasu is ruled by Aditi, the Great Mother Goddess. This is the seventh nakshatra of the zodiac, spanning in Mithuna (Taurus) to Karaka(Cancer). The word Punarvasu is derived from Puna+Vasu, which means return, renewal, restoration or repetition. Punarvasu Nakshatra brings about the return of energy and vitality.

Punarvasu Nakshatra

Punarvasu Nakshatra
Punarvasu Nakshatra

Location: 20.00 Gemini to 3.20 Cancer
Ruler: Jupiter
Deity: Aditi (the mother of the Gods)
Symbol: Bow and Quiver of Arrows (Ability to strive towards a desire or ambition)
Animal: Female Cat
Lucky color: Lead
Ruling Deity of Jupiter: Shiva
Gender: Female
Gana: Deva
Guna: Satwic


Punarvasu nakshatra characteristics: Quiet, patient, intellectual and spiritual in wisdom.

People born in this nakshatra are moral, content, and satisfied in life. They belive in simple living with high standards. They have high faith on God, ancient beliefs, ideologies and love traditions. When it comes on saving money, it is not in their habit. But they will get a lot of respect and honor in life. Their innocence and transparency makes them popular amongst people. They always stand for those who are needy. When it comes on illegal or immoral acts, they stand against them strictly. They stay away from negative thoughts and people because it affects their spiritual growth. Their brain and mind always stay balanced. It is their special quality to give comfort and support to others.

Their soft nature, merciful and benevolent intentions add charm to their personality. They are peaceful, sincere, serious, believer, truthful, justice lover, and disciplined. Their tact of dealing with people and unbreakable friendship is quite commendable. They always avoid taking useless risks and if a problem comes to them, it usually goes away by the grace of God. When it comes on their family, they love them a lot. They don't hesitate to go the extra mile for the welfare of society. Just like an archer succeeds in getting his/her aim, they also resolve most difficult problems with their concentration and achieve success like this. No matter how many times they get fail in a task, they never stop trying.

They are multi-talented and can complete anything perfectly. That is why they can get successful in all the field. In the field of teaching or acting, writing or medicine, they excel. They respect their parents and elders a lot. When it comes on their character, they will be peace loving and logical along with an honest personality. Their children will also behave nice with everyone.

Punarvasu nakshatra Male, Female characteristics: Males have the ability to acquire Knowledge across domains, are humorous, are compassionate and cool-headed, and are able to maintain their equanimity during difficult times.

Females are well-mannered, have a peaceful disposition, and are fairly good in education. They can earn well in fields such as medicine or pharma.