Gand Mool Nakshatras

According to the Indian Vedic Astrology, Nakshtras are the important part of our lives. It considers Nakshtras to be one of the most important aspect of our lives. There are 27 Nakshtras or fixed stars in the Zodiac having a span of 13 degree,20 minutes each. It is further divided into 4 parts/charans of 3 degrees,20 minutes each. Knowledge of Nakshtras is a must for Muhurta or for choosing auspicious moments in our life.

The Nakshtra, in which Moon is placed at the time of birth, is called Janma Nakshtra. Janma Nakshtra has a great importance in predictive astrology.Therefore it is very important to know the effects of Nakshtras on the different aspects of the our life like health, wealth, prosperity etc.

What is Gand Mool Nakshatra?

Special Importance has been attached for births in Six Nakshtras out of 27 Nakshtras which are  ruled by Mercury and Ketu. They are  Ashwini, Ashlesha, Magha, Jyeshtha,  Moola and Revati. If the natal Moon in the horoscope of a child is in one of these Nakshatras, the child is said to be born in Gand Mool Nakshatras. They are considered inauspicious both for boys and girls. Gandanta is particularly bad because it is a double Sandhi, a juncture of two rashis and two nakshtras. Planets located at these points are very weak and supposed to cause major problems in life unless proper remedial measures are taken.

Effects of Gand Mool Nakshatra:

Every Nakshatra has four Parts/Charan. There are different effects of these Nakshtras Charan-wise on the natives, the following table shows it:



1st Charan

2nd Charan

3rd Charan

4th Charan



Miseries to Father


Gain of Position

Kingly Life



Money Wastage

Miseries to Brother

Miseries to Mother

Miseries to Father



Miseries to Mother

Miseries to Father


Gain of Money



Miseries to elder Brother

Miseries to younger Brother

Miseries to Mother

Miseries to Self



Miseries to Father

Miseries to Mother

Money Wastage

Loss of Property



Kingly Life

Favour from Govt.

Happiness to Native

Money Wastage

If a native has taken birth in any of these Nakshtras, a Shanti Karma is suggested on the day when same Nakshtra repeats. Shanti Karma may include Shiv Archana, Homam for the ruler of Nakshtra and full procedure of Mool Shanti Prayog. It is suggested that this Shanti Karma is necessary to overcome the ill effects of Gand Mool Nakshtra.

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