Rohini Nakshatra

Rohini Nakshatra is the fourth Nakshatra of the 27 constellations. It is a bright reddish constellation, and when the Moon is between 40°00′ to 53°20′ Taurus, it is counted as Rohini Nakshatra.

Astronomically it is  Aldebaran star (Alpha-Tauri), ‘Star of Ascent.’  Rohini in Sanskrit translates to ‘red one or the growing one.’ All the padas fall in the Taurus Moon sign. Venus rules Taurus, and the Moon in Taurus provides an opportunity to express the great chemistry between planets moon and Venus. As a result of this, Nakshatra is the epitome of incredible creative abilities. Attributes like Honesty, simplicity, and being dutiful define the Nakshatra.

Rohini Characteristics

Rohini Natives are usually artistic, intelligent, and beautiful. This Nakshatra imparts strong family values and a deep-rooted affinity for beauty, elegance, and luxuries. Their charismatic nature with compassion makes them genuine friends in a group. Rohini is the birth star of Lord Krishna. Natives of this star also seem to reflect some attributes of Lord Krishna. 

This Nakshatra is symbolized as a chariot or an Ox denoting progress, state of preparation, and fertility. The planetary influence of the Moon and Venus makes this Nakshatra a symbol of nurturing, nourishment, and receptive. Lord Brahma is the overlord of this Nakshatra, making the star highly creative and materialistic.  

Interesting Facts of Rohini Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

10° Taurus to 23°20' Taurus


An ox cart/chariot

Animal Symbol

A Male Serpent


Humanity (Manushya)


Ruddy Cow,Growth



Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

O, Va, Vee, Vo

Career for Rohini Nakshatra

Politicians, political advisers, and strategists

Real estate agents, tourism, automobile industries Banking officers, financial adviser, Chartered 


Artists, instrument musicians, fashion models, and theatre  

Aesthetic beautician, dietician, fashion designer

All careers relating to water like shipping, cargo, Navy and marine corps, or fishing.

All sports activities like diving, surfing, rowing.

Agriculture and farming-related works, fisheries.

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Rohini Nakshatra

Ashwini, Mrigasheera, Revathi, Shatabisha, and Bharani nakshatras are compatible with Rohini nakshatra, Vishakha, and Chitra are neutral. All other stars are incompatible.

Favorable Activities

  • Initiation of new activities 
  • Farming and Agriculture. 
  • Trading and investing in new stocks. 
  • New Financial plans or changes, investment ideas 
  • Wedding and conjugal bliss 
  • Begin holistic medicines like reiki, energy healing. 
  • Investing in Self-Improvement and self-motivation classes. 
  • Expedition and short travels. Camping and Time in nature. 
  • Commencing new building construction. 
  • Proposals, exploring romance ideas and Sexuality. 
  • Shopping and buying precious Jewellery, Vehicles  

Unfavorable Activities

  • All activities relating to Destruction, Demolition, and Death should be avoided during this nakshatra.