Remedies for Hasta Nakshatra. The Nakshatra Atham (in Malayalam) is known as Hasta (in Sanskrit), Astham (in Tamil), Hasta (in Telugu) and Hastaa (in Kannada). Hasta translates to the “hand”. The symbol is also the hand. The nakshatra belongs to Deva Gana. All the 4 Padas of the Hasta Nakshatra falls into Kanya (Virgo) Rashi. The Ruling planet is Moon, and the ruling planet’s deity is Goddess Parvati. The lord of Kanya Rashi is Mercury. The element is Fire
Nature and characteristics of Hasta Nakshatra Individuals
Since the Lord of Hasta Nakshatra is Moon, it creates exhibition of prestige in criticism. This may however, cause impediments in getting the desired results in many complex situations. Moon is associated with the mind and emotions. It is associated with creativity.
Since the nakshatra belongs to Deva Gana, the nature will be mild and these natives are fortunate.
The Rashi is Kanya(Virgo) and hence they tend to be practical and the best problem solvers. The remedies for Hasta Nakshatra will be tied in with the nature of the natives. And also the dasa period.
Adverse Dasa Periods
On the basis of the birth star, the Dasa periods of some planets may be generally unfavorable. The birth star being Atham suggests that there will be adverse experiences during the dasa periods of Rahu, Saturn and Ketu.
Hence worship of Lord Shiva, Ganesh and Hanuman and Goddess Durga is recommended during adverse times.
There will be situations where changes in thoughts and actions are noticed. You may turn clever and selfish. Pointing out mistakes of others may not be advisable. There will be a series of ups and downs in life. Staying away from home may be necessary. During this period, the inclination towards unprofitable things will be more than usual.
The lord of the birth sign Kanya (Virgo) is Mercury. Mercury makes the individual an expert who has a clear vision of education and behavior. Make sure that these appealing ideas are beneficial to others as well. There may be delay in getting the results of virtuous actions.
Remedies for Hasta Nakshatra
Avoid transactions and auspicious functions in Chothi, Anizham, Moola, Aswathi, Bharani and Karthika (Medam / Mesha sign).
One must practice restraint in words and behavior during the unfavorable Dasa periods, especially on the hostile stars. Try to stay away from unnecessary tussles. It is best not to interfere in others’ matters during this period.
Mantras and Temple Visits
Practising customary remedies for Hasta nakshatra will help to mitigate the negative effects.
Praying regularly to Moon and Mother Goddess, particularly during the hostile Dasa period, is beneficial. For Mother’s blessings, visit the temples on the stars of Atham, Thiruvonam and Rohini. Observe fasting, with purity, on the days in when Mondays and Atham star come together. Worship of Lord Shiva, Ganesh and Hanuman is also beneficial during these adverse times.
Pray daily to the lord of the star, Moon, to get good results. Also, try to read holy books like epics daily. Give importance to white and green colours while selecting dresses. This will help to please Moon and Mercury.
In addition, fortune will smile on those who take measures to please the lord of the sign, Mercury.
Sun is the lord of Atham star. Chant faithfully any of the following Mantras to appease Sun and receive good prospects:
1 Om vibraadh brihathpibthu saumyam madhwaayurdhadha
Dhyajpathaa vavirhutham vaathajuthoyo
Abirakshthithmanaa prajaaha puposha puroodhaa viraajathi
2 Om savithre namaha
Remedies for Hasta Nakshatra – Animals and Trees
Besides, nurturing plants, animals and birds is highly auspicious. Especially, keep off from harming buffalo, the animal of Atham star. Take care not to cut the Ambazham or its branches- the official tree- and harm crow, the official bird of Atham. If possible feed the crows. The element of Atham is Fire. Worshipping the lord of fire and lighting lamps during twilight will bring good luck to the people born in this star.
The following Careers are suitable to these natives : Business, counselling, consulting, art, masseuse or masseur, gymnast, comedian, fashion stylist, bankers, astrologers.