Moola Nakshatra, ‘the Foundation Star’ is the nineteenth nakshatra of 27 nakshatras. When the Moon is between, this constellation is called Moola. Astronomically, this constellation is of 9 stars- Epsilon, Mu, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa, Upsilon, and Lambda Scorpions. Moola in Sanskrit means root or origin.
Moola Nakshatra is characterized by hard work, commitment, and applying intelligence to innovate, philosophical nature. This nakshatra is ruled by Prajapathi, Lord of Progeny and Creation, and Niritti, Goddess of Dissolution and Calamity. These Gods bestow the ability to destroy and create or surrender and transform.
Moola Nakshatra is symbolized by ‘Tied bunch of roots or a lion’s tail or elephant’s goad’ denoting foundation, tenacity, hidden potential for growth. Moola nakshatra’s primary attributes are control, strong will, and assertiveness. Natives of this star display a curious mind that enables grass-root level analysis, heroic actions.
They possess a natural ability to handle roots and herbs as medicine. Common negative traits are- Arrogance, self-destructive behavior, and wrath. All the four padas of this nakshatra fall into Sagittarius.
Interesting Facts of Moola Nakshatra
0°00 to 13°20' Sagittarius
Tied bunch of roots or a lion's tail
To ruin or destroy
Yay/Yai, Yo, Baa, Bee
Career for Moola Nakshatra
Entrepreneur, Businesspeople, and sales & marketing team.
Teacher, professors, or academician.
Ascetic or monkhood, Philosophers.
Itinerant preacher and spiritual leaders.
Sales Consultant, Judge, magisterial roles, and political leaders.
Morticians, doctors, and surgeons.
Public speakers, debaters.
Psychotherapists, Ayurveda, and all the Siddha medicinal preparations.
Police officers and investigators.
Astronomers, spaceship mechanics.
Musicians, especially rock, metal, and psychedelics.
Mining industry and all other industries that need destructive activities.
Compatibility and Incompatibility of Moola Nakshatra
Moola Nakshatra is compatible with Hasta, Shravana, Revati, and Pushya nakshatras and incompatible with the nakshatras of Swati and Magha.