14. Chitra (The Jewel, Spica)
Nakshatra Lord : Mars
Symbol : a shining jewel
Deity : Tvashtri (the celestrial architect)
Nature : Warrior nature, militant, cunning, harsh at times, interest in art, photography and music, strong need for recognition.
Rulership : persons skilled in making ornaments, jewelry, dyeing, painting, writing, singing and perfumery, mathematicians, weavers, ophthalmic surgeons and the king's corn.
Moon in Chitra : the person wears multi colored clothes and garlands, has beautiful eyes and limbs.
Attributes : Spread from 23'20" Kanya to 6'40" Tula Rashi. The lords are Budha and Shukra. Chitra is very beautiful to look at. Viswakarma is the great artist and artificer to the Gods, the lord of practical arts and applied aesthetics. The knowledge and capacity to paint, the gift of narration and well-ordered conversation. From Chitra is derived the painter, specialist in paints, the artist, the musician, the skilful surgeon, the imaginative writer, the specialist in aromatic herbs and dreamer of intricate paterns. The art of construction, the art of engraving, embroidery, frame-making and everything that constitutes an artistic complex from fine embroidery to the Tajmahal and on the other hand industrial engineering and skill and the organisation of machinery and plants - everything is caused or influenced by Chitra. It is Anthropomorphically the forehead of kalapurush.
Famous people : Margaret Thatcher, Deepak Chopra, Eleanor Roosevelt, Barbara Walters.
At astha astrology you will study Characteristics, rashi lords and compatibility of different nakshatras and astrological effects on horoscope based on date of birth.