Tuesday, August 19, 2014

27 Hindu Nakshatras

DharmaQuiz Session 293: 12-Aug-2014

#DharmaQuiz 1851: Out of the 27 Nakshatras or stars as a part of Hindu panchanga or astrology, which one translates as "Deer's head"? Ans: Mriga Shira.

#DharmaQuiz 1852: Out of the 27 Nakshatras of Hindu panchanga which one translates as "the eldest"? Ans: Jyeshtha.

#DharmaQuiz 1853: Out of the 27 Nakshatras of Hindu panchanga what does Shatabisha mean? Ans:
Comprising of a hundred physicians.

#DharmaQuiz 1854: If a girl is born in this nakshatra of Hindu panchanga, she's usually married to a
home without father-in-law. Which star? Ans: Mula, "the root". The belief is that after marriage, the
father in law of the bride would soon die.

{Final,Open till 10.00PM} #DharmaQuiz 1855: Pushya nakshatra is linked to Rama and Sita.
Name one event of their lives in that nakshatra. Ans: Sita was born per some, and Rama and Sita were married in this nakshatra per some other astrologers.

Scores for session 293:
Did not note. Sorry.

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