Hasta nakshatra (Corvi) Spread from 10: to 23:20’ Kanya. Deity Surya, ruling planet is Moon, symbol – closed hand. The 12 names of the sun are: (1) Arun, (2) Aditya, (3) Tapan, (4) Divakar, (5) Bhaskar, (6) Bhanu, (7) Martanda, (8) Mihir, (9) Ravi, (10) Bivakar, (11) Sahasramshu and (12) Surya. All the attributes of these names etymologically connote are caused by this star. From the Surya we derive creativity and creation, and from creation we derive light, luster, and strength. Surya is the prime cause of dominion, kingship, power of immunity and the light that dispels darkness. Budha is the cause of knowledge. If placed in this star he sheds light all around. Ravi with this Nakshatra enhances the instinct of dominion and the capacity to rule over others. It brushes up human intelligence, making it more luminous and makes a man vibrant with life and light.
The symbol is a closed hand or fist. It would follow that is signifies determination and clenched resolution. To keep everybody within one’s grip, the possessive instinct follows from the nature of this star. The magician and the pick-pocket are also born under this star – variation from nobler attributes. Anthropomorphically it is the hand of Kalapurush.
Those born in the star Hasta are stable bodied, untruthful, bear excellent character and warriors. They are givers, independent, famous, interested in the worshipping of gods and pious people, and likely to get all the properties of their father. They are learned, handsome, wealthy, daring, helpful to others and all knowledgeable. They are cruel and grab others’ property. They are bad people, strong, interested in music, happy with their relatives and friends, respected by kings, respect the gods and pious, destroy their enemies, famous and posses the signs of fish.