Shatabhisha Nakshatra

Shatabhisha Nakshatra, “The Hundred Stars,” “The Veiling Star,” is the twenty-fourth nakshatra of 27 nakshatras. When the Moon is between 306°40′ to 320°00′ Aquarius, this constellation is called Shatabisha. Astronomically, this nakshatra is of 100stars of the Sadalachbia – Gamma Aquarii constellation, because of which it is called “100 healers”. In Sanskrit, Shata means 100, Beshaj/bisha means physicians or healers.

It is also referred to as “Fortunate Star of the King” due to its massive count of stars and brightness. Innovation & Idiosyncrasy, the ability to understand and comprehend mystics of life & death, selflessness are the key themes of this Shatabhisha nakshatra. The ruling deity of the nakshatra is Lord Varna, The God of Rain, celestial and terrestrial water, Sky-ether, and a mystical healer who bestows prowess over water elements, wisdom on medicines, and mystic knowledge. Rahu is the controlling planet that enhances the Mysticism associated with this star.

Shatabhisha Characteristics

Shatabhisha is symbolized by “An Empty Circle or 100 Flowers or Stars or an Oxcart”. Shatabhisha natives are always attracted to the mysterious dimensions of life and are deep thinkers. They are usually proficient in the field of medicine and holistic health.

The challenge areas of this nakshatra include seclusion, secrecy, and rudeness in their speech. Though truthful, they might be thoughtlessly involved in activities independently that might land them in trouble. All the four padas of this nakshatra fall in the Aquarius moon sign.

Interesting Facts of Shatabhisha Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

6°40' to 20°00' Aquarius


An ox cart

Animal Symbol

Female Horse


Rakshasa (demonic)





Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

Go, Saa, Cee/See, Soo/Su

Career for Shatabhisha Nakshatra

All possible roles in the field of medicine and healthcare. 

Data scientists, analysts, and interpreter. 

Clerical workers or strategists. 

Chemist, Lab technicians, herbalist. 

Mystics magicians, monk. 

All-sky or (an act of flying) related domains – Space scientists, Astronaut, pilot, or air force defense services. 

Nuclear physicists or particle physicists or fields that explore mystic themes like God particles etc. 

Sports-related to sky or flying. 

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Shatabhisha Nakshatra

Ashwini and Satabhisha are instinctively compatible, followed by Rohini, Mrigashirsha, Purvashadha, and Shravana nakshatras. Hasta and Swati nakshatras are incompatible with Shatabhisha.

Favorable Activities

  • All activities about medicines, new treatment, change of medicines, or surgical care.
  • Signing business deals and contracts.
  • Buying Real Estate and assets.
  • Collecting and collating data.
  • Beginning new classes or education courses.
  • Recreational activities.
  • Buying new vehicles.
  • Travelling- especially air travel.
  • Astrological services.
  • Rejuvenation Therapy or healing.
  • Spiritual acts-Meditation and Yoga.

Unfavorable Activities

  • Wedding and pre-wedding ceremonies.
  • Fertility Treatments.
  • Filing Lawsuits.
  • Actions that hold a great chance of reversal or failure.
  • Financial transactions.