Lamda Scorpi : Moolam
Mula "the root" 0. 00 to 13. 20 Sagittarius
They are born in a nodal constellation and hence may not the get the success they deserve particularly in the realm of Economics. Their asterism turns them to spirituality through suffering. They are associated with nobility and royalty in one way or another. They are sincere and humorous. They are born optimists and do not exercise economy which is prudence. They get contacts of powerful people. Their humility will earn laurels. They have to control the urge and the impulse to be inebriated. Their general knowledge will be excellent. Happy married life with wife. They are forewarned about health hazards. Problems due to partner or children. They may not be diplomatic which causes problems. They may have to face many a sorrow and they are bound to be melancholic. They have to turn to prayer & meditation to gain inner strength and peace. Yoga can change them totally.
Beware of these diseases -Rheumatism - Sciatica - lumbago - hip diseases - pulmonary troubles.
Nature - Noble - honest - God fearing.
Gemstone - Wearing Cat's Eye can fortify the birth constellational lord and this will make them more fortunate.
Symbol: bunch of roots tied together, or an elephant goad, (gives the elephant direction)
Deity: Nirriti, the god of dissolution and destruction
Stars: This nakshatra is located in the tail of the Scorpion near Ophiuchus. Lesath, gives good judgment, interest in spiritual nature, brings people before the public. This is the center of the Galaxy or the galactic center.
Mythology: Nirriti means "calamity", and is the goddess of destruction who lives in the kingdom of the dead. Nirriti has the power to ruin, destroy and break things apart. It is sometimes called Alakshmi or denial of Lakshmi (prosperity). She is depicted as Kali the fierce goddess who wears a necklace of skulls and human heads dangle from her belt. Her wild dance destroys illusions; she helps us see reality, the disgusting and beautiful.
Indications: Called the "Root Star" they have a passionate nature that wants to get to the bottom of things. They are good at investigation, and research. They feel bound and trapped by the circumstances of their life, and can get caught up in blaming others or their environment. There can be extreme reversals in their lives with great losses. There seems to be cruelty, pain, and sharpness. Material fortunes seem to be stripped away, the lesson of non-attachment leads to spiritual realization. Resentment and betrayal are common. The deep sense of loss forces them to look deeper and seek a higher power, transforming their experiences into enlightenment. Excesses lead to compulsive behavior. There may be an interest in healing with herbs or alternative medicine.