Eta Tauri : Krittika - Karthika
Krittika "the one who cuts" 26.40 to 10.00 Taurus
They will excel abroad and they undergo different types of experience. They are capable of all sorts of tricky action. They have a high sense of responsibility. They will be reputed for their skill in competitions and debates. They will not go against morality and Ethics but at the same time will enjoy and love pleasure. They will worry one problem after another. They will enjoy prosperous life with their better half. They will lack peace of mind. They are lucky to have a broadminded wife. They will come up steady in life and it is upto them to work hard and make life happier. They will have to face due share or problems on account of children. Life will be better during the second half. They are forewarned against dental problems. They can be proud of their achievements and can ignore their shortcomings.
Beware of these diseases - Fevers - meningitis- brain troubles - throat troubles -nose-bleed - quinsey - gout- pimples
Nature - Good health - energetic - argumentative - popular & prosperous attraction to others' wives
Gemstone - Wearing Ruby can fortify the birth constellational lord and this will make them more fortunate.
Symbol: a knife, or a razor
Deity: Agni, god of fire
Stars: The Pleiades, (The "Weeping Sisters") Alceyone one of the six Pleiades, is the star of sorrow, success and prominence.
Algol is one of the most violent evil stars, which deals with decapitation or symbolically loosing your head.
Mythology: Karttikeya, a powerful warrior, was born in the Pleiades and nursed by the six sisters who were falsely accused of infidelity.
Indications: The "star of fire" is sharp, piercing and penetrating. People with this nakshatra have a cutting wit and can be sarcastic and critical. They are proud, ambitious and determined. They are passionate crusaders. As the nursemaids nurtured and protected Karttikeya, there is a protective influence, and they seem to adopt and care for children not their own. Their need to protect is where the warrior comes out. They are stubborn, aggressive and can be very angry. This nakshatra rules war, battles, and disputes. Since Agni is the ruling deity, these people have fast metabolisms and good digestion, and are usually good cooks. They have frequent ups and downs in life. Their passions can lead them to illicit sexual affairs, as the Pleiades were falsely accused. They are bigger than life and can rise to a place of fame and prominence.