Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra, The Scorching or Burning Pair is the twenty-fifth nakshatra of 27 nakshatras. When the Moon is between 320°00 to 330°00′ Aquarius to 330°00 to 333°20′ Pisces this constellation is called Purva Bhadrapada. Astronomically, this constellation is of two stars, Markab (alpha Pegas) and Scheat (beta Pegasi).

Purva Bhadrapada Characteristics

This nakshatra is characterized by fire elements-passion, rebellious but volatile nature, and tantric abilities. The ruling deity of this nakshatra is Aja Ekapada, the one-legged deity or a unicorn who rules the black magic secrets and clans of the mountains. He is often referred to as a fire serpent or a Dragon. He bestows intense transformational capacity and determination. Jupiter is the controlling planet that imparts immense knowledge and higher aspirations.

Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra is symbolized by “Swords or Two Front Legs of Funeral Cot or Man with Two Faces, or a Single Ray of the Sun, Skull, and Bones,” representing the death of the self-enlightenment, perseverance, voodoo skills, and spiritual intelligence. Purva Bhadrapada natives are holy, compassionate, and highly skilled at making money. Common negative traits are being cynical, gloomy nature, and dishonesty. The four padas of this nakshatra bridge are Aquarius and Pisces.

Interesting Facts of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

20°00 Aquarius to 3°20' Pisces


A sword

Animal Symbol

Male Lion


Humanity (Manushya)


Previous auspicious


Gives the fire to raise worshipper up in life

Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

Say, So, Daa, Dee

Career for Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Entrepreneurs and businesses related to fire and heat. 

Priests, mystic, astrologer, or psychic, occult practitioners. 

Revolutionary or Reformer, rebels. 

Spies, detectives. 

Statistician and data analysts. 

Morticians, coffin makers, or Cemetery keepers. 

Medical practitioners. 

Writers, fiction and horror story writers. 

Weapon making industries like knives and other sharp objects. 

Black magic and Voo-doo practices. 

Leather industries and meat products.

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra

Purva Bhadrapada is most compatible with Dhanishta, followed by Uttaraashada. Uttara Phalguni and Purva Bhadrapada are mutually incompatible, followed by Bharani and Revathi Nakshatras.

Favorable Activities

  • All Activities involving danger and destruction.
  • Acts of Uncertainty and high risks.
  • Applying technology, innovation, and futuristic ideas.
  • Gardening and Agricultural activities.

Unfavorable Activities

  • New Beginnings and spiritual energy initiations.
  • All nuptial ceremonies.
  • Physical pleasure and relationships.
  • Meeting Higher Authorities and influential people.