Remedies for Ardra Nakshatra – The Nakshatra Thiruvathira (in Malayalam) is known as Ardra (in Sanskrit and Kannada), Thiruvadhirai (in Tamil), Arudra (in Telugu). Ardra Nakshatra belongs to Gemini or Mithun Rashi, and the Lord of the Rashi is Mercury. All the 4 Padas of Ardra nakshatra belongs to Mithun Rashi. The symbol of Ardra nakshatra is a teardrop. The nakshatra belongs to Manushya gana. The planet that rules this nakshatra is Rahu and the ruling deity of Rahu is Durga. The nature of this star is sharp or dreadful. And, the element is water.
Remedies for Ardra nakshatra will revolve around the nature of the Lords and planets that rule the nakshatra and its Rashi.
The presiding deity of the Nakshatra is Rudra. Ardra means moist or wet. Likewise, the natives are soft, stable, strong, sacrifice a lot to earn, and are prone to sickness, fear and anger. The characteristics of Ardra nakshatra indicate that these natives are stubborn and impulsive, and end up hurting people. On a positive note, they are emotional, compassionate, knowledge seekers and hard working, and, with good communication skills. Generally, they settle down for work away from home, or maybe even in foreign countries.
Characteristics and Traits of Ardra Nakshatra Individuals
Curiosity, materialism, and compassion best represent these natives. Let us look at other characteristics and traits pertaining to the planets and lords , that these natives have.
Since the planet ruling the Thiruvathira Nakshatra, is Rahu, the natives enjoy talking and are pleasant and entertaining. But, they will rarely alter their opinions. This may obstruct the deserving fame from reaching them.
The Ardra Nakshatra Rashi Lord (Mithun) is Mercury. Be prepared to see a display of clear vision concerning education and friendships. However, there may exist difficulties in adjusting to the ups and downs of life.
The deity ruling the Nakshatra is none other than ‘Rudra’, a fierce form of Shiva. Hence, the behavior of these natives will include and reflect anger display, at times. Sometimes, their choices in life are not acceptable to society. The remedies for Ardra Nakshatra will include prayers and mantras dedicated to Lord Rudra or Lord Shiva.
Remedies for Ardra Nakshatra – Temple visits and behavior
Here are some remedies for Ardra nakshatra that one can follow
Based on the birth star, the Dasa periods of some planets may be generally unfavorable to these people. The birth star Thiruvathira suggests that they may have adverse experiences during the dasa periods of Saturn, Ketu and Sun.
Worship of Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman, and Lord Ganesh will be beneficial during this time. Apart from the above, temple visits for poojas or offerings to the respective planets will be favourable.
There will be inconsistency in thoughts and actions during this period. The natives are unable to be entirely faithful to those close to them or to their family. It is good to practice restraint instead of pointing out others’ mistakes. Likewise, restrict the likes and dislikes in domestic life and stay away from others’ business, to achieve peace and harmony during unfavorable times.
It is best to avoid transactions and auspicious functions on Pooyam, Makam, Uthram, Uthradam (Makara sign), Thiruvonam and Avittam (Makara sign).
Praying regularly to Rahu and the Serpent Lord, particularly during the hostile Dasa period, will be beneficial. For better results, visit temples of the Serpent lord and pray to Rahu on the birth star of Thiruvathira and the associated stars of Chothi and Chathayam.
Remedies for Ardra Nakshatra – Mantras
Practicing customary remedial measures will help to mitigate the negative effects of Ardra Nakshatra.
The Lord of Mithun Rashi, to which this star belongs, is Mercury and hence, measures to please the lord of the sign, Mercury will be beneficial.
Lord Shiva is the lord of the Ardra Nakshatra (Thiruvathira star). Chant faithfully any of the following Mantras to appease
Lord Shiva and receive good prospects:
1 Om namasthe rudramanyava uthotha
Baahubyaamutha the namaha
2 Om rudraaya namaha
Other important remedies and activities for Ardra Nakshatra
Praying daily to the lord of the star, Rahu, will give good results. Plant and grow turmeric, Karimaram etc. to please the serpent lord. Selecting and wearing black and dark blue dresses is yet another way to please Rahu.
Besides, nurturing plants, animals and birds are highly auspicious. Especially, caring for a she-dog, the animal of Thiruvathira star and not ill-treating it will bring good fortune. Take care not to cut the Karimaram or its branches- the official tree- and harm Chakoram, the official bird of Thiruvathira. Water is the element of Thiruvathira. Worship the lord of water (Varuna) and stay away from water-polluting activities to ensure the approval of the lords.
For the educated Ardra natives, the following professions will be beneficial – the Transport industry, Communication industry, Financial broking firms, and Shipping industries.