“What is your Raashii?” is a Hindi film that came out recently. It means, “What is your sign?”. It has the same actress who plays twelve different characters, each with a different “sign” and a different personality. In today’s lesson we talk about these Zodiac signs and other words related to them.
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Glossary of Astrology :
Rashi or Rasi or Raashi
जन्म कुण्डली/ जन्म पत्री
Rashi mandal/rasi chakr
विपत्ति/ विपदा / कष्ट
An auspicious moment
12 Rashi (Sun Signs) in Indian Astrology
According to Indian Astrology the zodiac is divided into twelve (12) equal parts, with each part featuring an extension of 30 degrees of arc. This single division of Zodiac is called a Rashi or Rasi or Raashi (Sun Signs). So there are 12 different sun signs or Rashi. The birth date of a person determines in which Raasi he/she is.
Here is Rashi Chart of the 12 sun signs in Hindi Malayalam and English.
The Indian equivalents of the twelve zodiac signs are as follows: Mesha (Aries), Vrishabha (Taurus), Mithuna (Gemini), Karka (Cancer), Simha (Leo), Kanya (Virgo), Tula (Libra), Vrushchika (Scorpio), Dhanu (Sagittarius), Makara (Capricorn), Kumbha (Aquarius) and Mina (Pisces).
Aries Mesh Mars Mangal
2 Taurus Vrishabha Venus Shukra
3 Gemini Mithun Mercury Budh
4 Cancer Kark Moon Chandra
5 Leo Singh Sun Surya
6 Virgo Kanya Mercury Budh
7 Libra Tula Venus Shukra
8 Scorpio Varishchak Mars Mangal
9 Sagittarius Dhanu Jupiter Brahaspati
10 Capricorn Makra Saturn Shani
11 Aquarius Kumbh Saturn Shani
12 Pisces Meen Jupiter Brahaspati
The 27 Nakshatras Names on Indian Vedic Astrology in Sanskrit, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil.
There are 27 Nakshatras which are associated with Astrology. The names of the twenty seven Nakshatras (stars) can be seen below in Sanskrit, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Gujarati.
27 Nakshatra Names – Twenty Seven Stars of Hindu Astrology
Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati
Aswini or Ashwini
Bharani or Bharni
Krithika or Kritika
Mrigashiras or Mrigasira
Aardhra / Ardra
Pushyami or Pushya
Magha or Makha
Poorva Phalguni / Poorvaphalguni
/ Pubba (Telugu)
Uttara Phalguni / Uthraphalguni /
Hastha or Hast
Chitra or Chittira
Swaathi or Swati
Vishaakha or Vishaka
Anuraadha or Anuradha
Jyeshta or Jyeshtha
Poorva Shada / Poorvashaada
Uttara Shada / Uthrashaada
Shraavan or Sravana
Shathabhisha or Shatbhisha
Chathayam or Sadayam
Poorva Bhadra / Poorvabhadra
Uttara Bhadra / Uthrabhadra
Revathi or Revati
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