Jyeshtha Nakshatra: Spread from 16°-40´ up to 30° Vrschika Rasi. Lord is Mangal, the deity is Indra, equivalent to Ravi, the king of the firmament. Indra is the great lord, the mighty warrior and a hero among heroes by tradition and in the plenitude of power he reigns supreme. He is the first among courtesans. When this star is unfavourable it causes sorrow and poverty. Anthropomorphically Middle Finger and Neck of Kalapurush.

Jyeshtha means the eldest one, the senior roost, the chief one, more excellent than, preferred one or someone or something supreme glorious.

In mythology there are many stories about Indra and his drink Soma. Indra is personified. His companion is Maarut and has formed relations with Asvins. He has unlimited power, and he is governed by himself and exists from time immemorial. He is termed Satakratu, — possessing a hundred powers. It is easy to understand the allegories if Indra is substituted for Indriyas (senses) and Soma for mind. However, when affected badly it gives dire indigence and poverty.

Ideas: Most excellent, pre-eminent, first, chief, best, greatest, praised, glorified, the state of being a mighty lord.
Supremacy, power, sway, dominion, to proclaim, declare, praise, laud, extol, commendation, fame, glory, to be praised, to be congratulated.
The eldest brother, the eldest member of the family, the seniormost, the oldest, the aged, father's elder brother, chief of the family. More excellent than, preferable to, greater than, the preferred one, the preferred wife, the preferred mistress.
Middle finger, neck, nape of Kalapurush.

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