19. Moola (Foundation, The Galactic Center)
Nakshatra Lord : Ketu
Symbol : a bunch of roots tied together
Deity : Rakshasa (the deity of dissolution)
Nature : Fame, success, wealth, powerful, strong, dictatorial nature, psychic, mystical interests, athletic ability and courage.
Rulership : medicines, physicians, leaders of groups, those who deal in flowers, roots and fruits, seeds, exceedingly wealthy persons and those who live only on fruits and roots.
Moon in Moola : the person has pride, is respectable, wealthy, happy, not mischievous, fixed in mind, and enjoys the senses.
Attributes : Spread from 0'00" to 13'20" Dhanu Rashi, the Lord is Jupiter (Guru). It also means the 'opposite' or 'reverse'. Moola is not one of the good stars which is evident from the fact that the deity is Alakshmi i.e. God of ill luck. Moola signifies roots, that is to say, everything of a basic nature. Its motion is finite and limited. It does not go beyond its narrow orbit. Old servant, pedlar of seeds, physician administering herbal seed remedies - every such thing is determined from this star. The Moola native looks into scientific, literary, philosophic and other basic subjects. Mortgage and Mortgaged property are governed by this star and its horizon is not rural but urban.
Famous people : Howard Hughes, Steven Spielberg, Arthur Clarke, Swami Satchidananda, Jane Fonda, Henry Miller, Denzel Washington.
At astha astrology you will study Characteristics, rashi lords and compatibility of different nakshatras and astrological effects on horoscope based on date of birth.