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Hasta Nakshatra- People born between September 26 – October 09

Hasta (The Hand)

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol: Hand or fist
Deity : Saviti or Surya, the Sun god
Indian zodiac: 10° – 23°20′ Kanya ;
Western zodiac: 6° – 19°20′ Libra

The moon in Hasta indicates a person who is skillful with their hands, good at craftsmanship and the arts, healers and massagers. They are clever, witty, entertaining and humorous, and are good speakers and communicators. Their early life may be subject to hardship and restraints and they like routine and security. They can also be grasping and possessive

Hasta (September 26 – October 09)

Hasta is ruled by Savitar, the creative form of the Sun God. This is the 13th nakshatra of the zodiac, ruled by Moon. Hasta spans from 10°-0′ to 23°-20′ in Kanya.The symbol is a closed hand or fist. Hasta gives the ability to achieve our goals in a complete and immediate manner. A person born in this Nakshatra is famous, is religious minded, respects Brahmins and learned people and possesses wealth.They are tall and thin in physical appearance.

They know how to win over the other party, hence these people can be good diplomats or are suitable for any profession.They do not have the formal education, but they can carry out the responsibilities assigned to them through their all round knowledge and efforts.

A person born in this Nakshatra is a very creative person and work very well with their hands. Those who born under this nakshatra are good at organising and managing things.They also excel at jobs, which involve a lot of travelling.

People born in Hasta tend to suffer from sinusitis, cough, cold and asthma. Overindulgence may lead to high blood pressure and heart ailments.Talented, wealthy, materialistic, fluent speaker, quarrelsome, sacrificing tendency.


are grouped on the basis of their nature, type of their face, degree of their beneficence, their quarters in different signs, with reference to the Nakshatra occupied by the Sun, with reference to the birth constellation (Janma Nakshatra), their caste, etc. The current Nakashatra occupied by the Moon, and its nature forms the fundamental of Vedic system of electional astrology (Muhurta). Some of the activities and works which are associated with the Nakshatras are given below based on their fundamental nature:

Small (Laghu & Kshipra):

Hasta, Abhijit, Pushya, and Ashvani.

Selling, medical knowledge, using & handling of medicines, literature-music-art, the 64 Kala Shilpa (various arts, sculpture etc.) jewellery making & wearing, sexual intercourse. And the works prescribed for Movable (Char) constellations. Though Abhijit is included in Small group of asterisms, but is rarely referred in the Muhurt prescriptions.

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