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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.

Nakshatra calculator
India Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
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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 October 02, 2014 - October 09, 2014
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Purva Ashadha Start Time : Wed, 01/10/14, 11:03 PM
End Time : Thu, 02/10/14, 09:53 PM
Uttara Ashadha Start Time : Thu, 02/10/14, 09:53 PM
End Time : Fri, 03/10/14, 08:16 PM
Shravana Start Time : Fri, 03/10/14, 08:16 PM
End Time : Sat, 04/10/14, 06:18 PM
Dhanista Start Time : Sat, 04/10/14, 06:18 PM
End Time : Sun, 05/10/14, 04:05 PM
Shathabhisha Start Time : Sun, 05/10/14, 04:05 PM
End Time : Mon, 06/10/14, 01:43 PM
Purva Bhadrapad Start Time : Mon, 06/10/14, 01:43 PM
End Time : Tue, 07/10/14, 11:22 AM
Uttara Bhadrapada Start Time : Tue, 07/10/14, 11:22 AM
End Time : Wed, 08/10/14, 09:10 AM
Revathi Start Time : Wed, 08/10/14, 09:10 AM
End Time : Thu, 09/10/14, 07:15 AM
Ashwini Start Time : Thu, 09/10/14, 07:15 AM
End Time : Fri, 10/10/14, 05:47 AM
Place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Date Range : October 02, 2014 - October 09, 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 02 - 10 - 2014

The table given below shows the daily panchangam. Today's Panchangam (October 02, 2014) for Chennai:

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NakshatraPurva Ashadha
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PakshaSukla Paksha
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The table given below shows the daily Kaal Timings. Today's Kaal Timings (October 02, 2014) for Chennai:

Rahu Kal 01:27 PM - 02:56 PM
Yamaganda Kaal 06:01 AM - 07:30 AM
Gulika Kaal 08:59 AM - 10:29 AM
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