Purvashadha nakshatra (Sagittari). Spread from 13:20’ up to 26”40’ Dhanu Rashi, the ruling planet is Venus, the deity is “Varuna’ (lord of the Waters), symbol a ‘hand fan’. Its attributes are extensiveness like that of the waters, concealment, protection of the dependant, firmness in danger, kindness, forgiving nature, power of endurance, will to victory, biting time for opportunities for victory, declaration of war, the courage never to submit or yield, travel by water, cold things, marine life, fish or anything concerning fish trad, bridge-making, fisherman’s occupation, the watery part of the human system, the watery diseases like Brights’ disease, kidney trouble, things that float on waters including boats, ships and other vessels, mist i.e. barges, all these things come within the purview of this star. According to some, the deity of ‘Poorbasarha’ is ‘Daksha’ the son of Prajapati. He was the father of ‘Sati’, he was the most powerful among Gods but having incurred the displeasure of Shiva he was beheaded and had a goat’s head in place of his own. From this it is possible to ascribe attributes like truth, desire and other qualities of Puru, Kuru, Pururaba and others to this star.
Those born in the star Purvashadha are thieves, proud, angry, wealthy, endowed with good qualities, always speak untruth and capable. They are drunkards, fickle, good speakers, endowed with good qualities and attractive face, obedient, lovers of cows, suffer ungrudgingly, youthful and live with respect. They help at the sight of difficulty, loved by people, and experts in almost all fields. They are slightly taller, possess subtle fingures, famous and sophisticated.