Nakshatra and Astrology - Janma Nakshatras

Nakshatra

The zodiac is divided into 27 nakshatras. Even though there are 28 nakshatras, the 28th nakshatra, Abhijith is not usually considered in nakshatra calculations. Our nakshatra calculator allows you to calculate the nakshatra for any day. The nakshatra during sunrise is considered as the nakshatra of the day. You can find out Nakshatra for a range of days by setting a start and end time below.

Knowing your accurate Janma Nakshatra is very important as per vedic astrology because several astrology rituals and poojas are based on your Nakshatra or Birth star.

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Following are the 27 Nakshatras as per vedic Indian astrology: Ashwini, Bharani, Krittika, Rohini, Mrigasirisa, Ardra, Punarvasu, Pushya, Ashlesha, Magha, Purva Phaguni, Uttara Phaguni, Hasta, Chitra, Swati, Vishakha, Anuradha, Jyeshta, Moola, Purva- Ashadha, Uttara- Ashadha, Sravana, Dhanishta, Satha- Bisht, Poorva- Bhadrapada, Uttara- Bhadrapada, Revati,

Nakshatras for April 17, 2014 - April 24, 2014
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Vishaka Start Time : Wed, 16/04/14, 11:06 PM
End Time : Thu, 17/04/14, 10:39 PM
Anuradha Start Time : Thu, 17/04/14, 10:39 PM
End Time : Fri, 18/04/14, 09:52 PM
Jyeshta Start Time : Fri, 18/04/14, 09:52 PM
End Time : Sat, 19/04/14, 08:48 PM
Moola Start Time : Sat, 19/04/14, 08:48 PM
End Time : Sun, 20/04/14, 07:32 PM
Purva Ashadha Start Time : Sun, 20/04/14, 07:32 PM
End Time : Mon, 21/04/14, 06:08 PM
Uttara Ashadha Start Time : Mon, 21/04/14, 06:08 PM
End Time : Tue, 22/04/14, 04:38 PM
Shravana Start Time : Tue, 22/04/14, 04:38 PM
End Time : Wed, 23/04/14, 03:07 PM
Dhanista Start Time : Wed, 23/04/14, 03:07 PM
End Time : Thu, 24/04/14, 01:38 PM
Shathabhisha Start Time : Thu, 24/04/14, 01:38 PM
End Time : Fri, 25/04/14, 12:15 PM
Place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Date Range : April 17, 2014 - April 24, 2014,
Location : 13.09, 80 Time Zone : IST (+05:30)

Nakshatra or Birth Star is an important element of vedic astrology. Hindus believe that it is auspicious to have a first name that corresponds to the person's nakshatra.

Today's Panchangam 17 - 04 - 2014

The table given below shows the daily panchangam. Today's Panchangam (April 17, 2014) for Chennai:

Vaara-Thursday
Nakshatra-Vishaka
Tithi-Dvitiya
Paksha-Krishna Paksha
Karana-Garija
Yoga-Siddhi

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Kaal Timings

The table given below shows the daily Kaal Timings. Today's Kaal Timings (April 17, 2014) for Chennai:

Rahu Kaal1:41 pm - 3:13 pm
Yamaganda Kaal5:58 am - 7:31 am
Gulika Kaal9:03 am - 10:36 am

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