Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra

Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, “The Universal Star,” is the twenty-first nakshatra of 27 nakshatras. When the Moon is between 266°40′ to 270°00′ Sagittarius to 270°00′ to 280°00′ Capricorn, this constellation is referred to as Uttara Ashadha. Astronomically, this nakshatra is of 8 stars- Sigma, Tau, Phi, Zeta Sagittarii. Uttara Ashadha in Sanskrit is translated to ‘Victory in the latter part.’

Deeply rooted quest for spiritual pursuits, utter involvement in all tasks and obedience, well learned about virtue, returns favors, well-liked are the primary attributes of this nakshatra. The ruling deity of Uttara Ashadha nakshatra is a group of 10 Devas called ‘Vishvadevas’ God of Dharma and righteousness. He imparts a deep sense of integrity and nobility. Sun is the ruling planet of this nakshatra, which bestows aspirations and optimism.

Uttara Ashadha Characteristics

Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra is symbolized by ‘Elephant’s Tusk, or a Small Cot or Planks of a Bed,’ which denotes achievement and commitment to duty. These natives are pure-hearted, show utmost sincerity, and have charming, flamboyant nature. Excessive humbleness, the constant need for approval, and a dictatorial attitude are challenging areas of this nakshatra. Four padas of this nakshatra bridge are Sagittarius and Capricorn.

Interesting Facts of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra

Ruling Planet


Angle Details

26°40' Sagittarius to 10°00' Capricorn


Elephant's tusk

Animal Symbol

Male Mongoose


Manushya (human)


Later invincible


Grant an unchallengeable victory

Nakshatra Nature


Goal Name








Starting Letter

Bay, Bo, Jaa, Jee

Career for Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra

Athlete, wrestlers, boxers, mountain rangers, and sports coach. 

Musicians and dancer. 

Politicians, lawyers, or judges. 

Researcher scholars or scientist. 

Philosopher, priest, Rabbi, or religious leader. 

Authoritative roles of great responsibility and ethics. 

Armed forces, military. 

Social work, NGO. 

Astrologers and holistic health. 

Business executives, Chairperson, or Higher authority titles. 

Building and construction industry, architect. 

Compatibility and Incompatibility of Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra

Uttara Ashadha natives usually have a successful marital life. Uttara Ashadha is compatible with Hasta, Bharani, and Rohini nakshatras and incompatible with Bhadrapada and Ashlesha.

Favorable Activities

  • This Nakshatra is the best one for commencing or initiating auspicious activities and ceremonies.
  • Organizing and planning events or award functions.
  • All types of Spiritual activities and Rituals.
  • Exercising ideologies of virtue and discernment.
  • Business deals and partnerships.
  • Signing Contracts and new investment policies.
  • Promotions and official meetings with Authority figures.
  • Artistic Ventures and discussions.
  • Laying a Foundation for buildings.
  • Moving into a new house.
  • Nuptial ceremonies.
  • Entering into politics and handling Legal Matters or Contracts.

Unfavorable Activities

  • Nonvirtuous activities and Unethical Activities.
  • Criminal Activity.
  • Acts that need rude nature.
  • Concluding any activity or breaking up a relationship.