Aswini Nakshatra: Devata for Aswini Nakshatra is Aswi or the Duality known as Aswini Kumar Twins, the physician of the Gods. Symbol—the head of a horse. So, by the influence of this star the native is expected to be equestrian (horse-ride) or a soldier, also a physician with marvelous power to heal. 'The result of physician's excellence or process. It is possible in the horoscopes ,of these physicians, it. will be seen that planet for successful medical practice is positioned in Aswini Nakshatra. From Aswi is supposed to be derived carriages for animals for transport, everything related to transport and transport department. The Puranas relate that the two Aswini Kumaras were born of mother Sanga and father Ravi (sun). The mother held the solar semen in her nostrils, for otherwise she could not hold it, it is so strong. They are the twins of Sanga and therefore this Nakshatra is supposed to produce twins. Mangal in this Nakshatra—specially if the lagna is in Kumbha and Mangal in bhratristhan (3rd hse) indicates twin brother and sister for the native. Or if Ravi, Vrhaspati or Pitri Karaka or lord of the bhava signifying father or son in a similar way is in this Nakshatra then the father or any of the uncles or any of the children may be one of the twin.
No. 1. ASVINI
(The Star of Transport) Symbol — Horse's face. Devata —
Asvini Kumara (Twin brothers),
In the zodiac at 0° in M.esha there is a reddish star" which the astronomers call Arietis. The Indians named it Asvini. The Indians worshipped it in personification of the dawn — more plausibly, morning and evening star. They mentioned it to explain the life's journey; the entrance to and exit from this material plane — apparently the prana (breath), inhalation and exhalation; and in the physical body its passage through the nose and speech. Every year from this point of the cycle the yearly trek of the sun begins. Asva (The horse) is the symbolic expression of journey. Asvini (from Asva) is the power that sets one in motion.
The mystic ideas of Asvini the ancients. told in many tales in mythology. The symbolical expression of Asvini is 'Dawn' — personified as the sons (in twin ideas) of Ravi (light) and Chaya (shadow) — day and night; once in the morning and again in the evening. It represents twin ideas — Jnana (wisdom) and Ajnana (ignorance); birth and death creation and destruction; the visible world and the inv invisible space around.
mythology, Asvini kumara— the personified dawn, make their journey across
the heaven in three wheeled and spring bearing golden chariots drawn by birds
or horses. Asvini is predominantly Tamo Guna an attribute that is so essential
for the destruction of evil propensities and to turn to Suva karma. The stories
describe that Asvini kumara procured Madhu (honey) for Gods and together with
Saraswati (Goddess of knowledge) introduced Soma — wine (spirit) into
the cult. They were refused drinks and equal status with Gods but they were
reconciled to Indra (God of senses, Indriya) and had to be admitted to Yajna
(sacrifice, religious activities; Dharmic karma}. The stories aim to say that
it has ability to progress from wrong to right and can assert to secure a
rightful position by the help of knowledge.
There is an emphasis in their role as helpers and heroes who save and heal. They restored the decrepit Chyavana's youth; saved Bhjyu, the son of Tugru from sinking into the sea and rescued Atri whom the demon had put i.ito a burning pot. They are beautiful, young, quick-moving physicians. Their typical epithet is 'Miraculous'.
The passage of the nose, pertaining to nose, smell, nostril, nasal sound.
Breath, exhalation, inhalation.
indistinct utterances, stammering.
The horse, possessed of horses, pertaining to horses. horse-men, cavalier, horse-tamer, any mea-ns of transport.
To hurry, go quickly, reach, come to arrive at, visit, get, gain, receive.
Accomplishing wonderful deeds.
Giving marvelous aid, bringing treasures to man, physician healer, avoiding misfortune
Portion of the human body – the knees