Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra

Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra, ‘the Fruit of the Tree’ is the eleventh Nakshatra of the 27 nakshatras. When the Moon is between 133°20′ to 146°40′ Leo, this constellation is referred to as Poorva Phalguni.

Astronomically, this constellation has two stars, Zosma (Delta Leonis) and Chertan (Theta Leonis). This Nakshatra signifies rest, rejuvenation, and pleasure. Poorva Phalguni is ruled by Lord Bhagya, the God of fortune and prosperity. This Lord imparts mystical nature, vitality, and great leadership skills. Venus is the ruling planet, bestows luck, beauty, creative talent, and love relationships.

Poorva Phalguni Characteristics

Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra is symbolized by a Swinging hammock denoting rest and restoration or the front legs of a bed. Natives show inherent intuitive powers, attractive personality, good sense of humor, and refined speech. Compassion, generosity, habitual wandering are primary characteristics of this Nakshatra. Overconfidence, arrogance, and constant craving for excitement or attention are some of the common flaws of this Nakshatra. All the four padas of this Nakshatra fall into the Leo moon sign.

Interesting Facts of Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

13°20' to 26°30' Leo


Swinging hammock

Animal Symbol

Female Rat


Humanity (Manushya)


Previous red one



Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

Mo, Ta/Taa, Ti/Tee, Too

Career for Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra

Professions connected with wedding ceremonies and other events– wedding planner.

Foreign diplomat, Government Higher officials.

Movie entertainer, make-up artists, and photographer.

Art illustrator, graphic designs or games.

Art museum or gallery or artifacts handling.

Musicians or music teachers.

Precious stone and jewelry dealers.

Manufacture toiletries, perfumes, and other fragrances.

Therapists like sexologists or speech therapists, or sleep therapists.

Textile tourism and cotton and silk industry.

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra

Poorva Phalguni Nakshatra is compatible with Ashwini and Ardra Nakshatras and incompatible with Magha.

Favorable Activities

  • Wedding ceremonies, romantic acts, and physical relationships. 
  • Settling long-pending disputes.
  • Confronting higher authorities or adversaries.
  • To relax, rest and renew.
  • Acts of happiness and pleasure.
  • Creative and artistic activities.
  • Purchasing new assets.
  • To manifest dreams and wishes.
  • Visit amusement parks or trekking.

Unfavorable Activities

  • Beginning or launching new projects or ideas.
  • Starting a new medicinal routine or new pill.