Anuradha Nakshatra

Anuradha Nakshatra, ‘The Star of Success’ is the seventeenth nakshatra. When the Moon is between 213°20′ to 226°40′ Scorpio, the constellation is called Anuradha. Astronomically, this constellation is of three stars called Beta, Delta, and Pi Scorpions. Anuradha in Sanskrit means “A small flash of lightening, a tiny spark or success.”

This nakshatra is ruled by Mitra, the God of Friendship and Partnerships. Mitra is one of the Solar deities, a divine companion who promotes compassion, good faith, Cordial & amicable relationships with existence around us. Saturn is the ruling planet of this star. He grants spiritual affinity, balance, and honor.

Anuradha Characteristics

Anuradha nakshatra natives use intuition and logical thinking for remarkable results and successful business ventures in foreign lands. This star is symbolized by the lotus flower that denotes versatility, elegance, and the ability to rise above. Anuradha star natives strive to find the presence of God in everything they encounter.

Selfless service, courage, and great empathy are the significant positive traits of this nakshatra. The common flaws of this nakshatra are being deceitful, melancholy, and emotionally needy nature. All the four padas of this nakshatra fall into the Scorpio moon sign.

Interesting Facts of Anuradha Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

3°20 to 16°40' Scorpio


Lotus flower

Animal Symbol

Female Deer


Devas (god-like)


Subsequent success,Following Radha



Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

Naa, Nee, Noo, Nay

Career for Anuradha Nakshatra

Actors, musicians, theatre artists, or craftsman.

Bureaucrat diplomats, criminal lawyers, or politicians. 

Business management, liaison officers, and client partnerships.

Holistic Healers, psychological counselors, or paranormal investigator. 

Dentists and associated lab pathologists, plumbers, actors, musicians, mining engineers. 

Travel industry-related jobs, tourist agents, and vloggers. 

Mining engineers and related business ventures. 

Statistician and mathematician. 

Detectives and RAW agents or spies. 

Federal occupations connected to foreign countries, ambassadors, or officers of the embassy.

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Anuradha Nakshatra

Anuradha Nakshatra is most compatible with Vishaka nakshatra, followed by Jyeshta nakshatra. Bharani, Ashwini, and Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatras are incompatible with Anuradha Nakshatra.

Favorable Activities

  • Signing partnerships deals or strategizing partnerships.
  • Meeting new friends and socializing with friends.
  • Party or other events relating to groups.
  • Scientific research, submitting the thesis.
  • Business Travel to foreign lands and vacation.
  • Filing for immigration and VISA.
  • Holistic medication-healing, reiki.
  • Spiritual pursuits and meditation.
  • Financial deals and investments.

Unfavorable Activities

  • Beginning or inaugurating office spaces.
  • All Nuptial ceremonies.
  • Confrontation, confiding to someone.
  • Routine activities and commencing art classes like music and dance.