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  • Rohini is ruled by Prajapati, the Creator.
  • Of the 27 daughters, Rohini was the Moon’s favorite wife.
  • This is the fourth nakshatra of the zodiac, ruled by the planet Moon.
  • It spreads from 10°-0′ in Vrishabha to 23°-20′ in Vrishabha.
  • Eyes of the people born in this nakshatra are especially attractive.
  • The word is derived from “Rohan” which means ‘to rise’ or ‘to bring into existence’.
  • The other name of Rohini is Suravi – the celestial cow.

‘Rohini’ is the wife of Chandra who is said to have been fond of fine dress, cosmetics and décor and was the most beloved of Chandra or Moon.


Those born in the star Rohini are agriculturists, experts, well-behaved, handsome, good speakers and poets.

Rohini Nakshatra evokes some degree of jealousy because others may resent that a person gains such abundance. It can increase desire. But these are only side effects to its great prosperity.

Rohini Characteristics

A person born in this Nakshatra is efficient in religious activities, earns his livelihood through agricultural occupation, is endowed with beauty, is a master-conversationalist, a genius and efficient in arts. They are extremely materialistic and frown on those who don’t measure up to their taste and high culture.

One who is born under this star will have to control his/her stubborn nature if they want to work in groups or be in professions that require dealing with people. They can be extremely critical of others, looking down at their seeming low class.

Females born in this nakshatra tend to display whatever riches they have.They are also short tempered and invite troubles. They possess inherent aptitude for any work entrusted to them.


Males born in this nakshatra have very attractive eyes with a special magnetic touch. He can attain great success in his life provided a little restraint is kept in the freedom of his mind. Those born under this nakshatra are well learned, influential, travel minded, artistic, business like, spiritual and of changing affections.

Positive Traits

Lovely appearance, charismatic, good communicator and listener, attractive, inner strength, affects others, strong public life, gentle manner, comforting, truthful, moral orientation, smooth talker, sharp, balanced mind, fixed in purpose, well educated, does well financially, dutiful to the family, responsible, helps others, gifted in the arts, healthy, non-envious.

Negative Traits

Indulgent, materialistic, takes advantage of others through manipulation and deception, sexually or sensually indulgent, critical of others, possessive of individuals or ideology, jealous, overly sensitive, changeable, addictive and indecisive.
Career Interests
Politics, authority positions, agriculture, real estate, restaurant and hotel business, fashion designers, models and musicians.

Sun’s Positions of the Nakshatras (Birthstars)

Rohini (The Red Goddess, Aldebaran)May 26-June 8

Beautiful, seductive, sensual, artistic nature, strong emotions, poetic and musical gifts, robust nature, well-liked and many friends.

Famous people: Marilyn Monroe, JFK, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood.


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