Citra Nakshatra

Creation and transformation

I am Citra.
I believe that I am an architect of my life.
I am filled with the power of practical creativity of Tvashtar, Divine Architect.
But I also teach you that you need to take responsibility for each of your creations; for everything that you bring into life.
Your every thought, word and action is a building block of reality you create around you.
I inspire you to become a more conscious co-creator of your world.
Tvashtar, Divine architect and maker and revealer of all forms, inspires us to take our life and destiny into our hands and to mould our future with our efforts.
Tvashtar, the Divine Architect and creator of all forms, inspires us to take shape our own destiny with our hands and efforts. Being a presiding deity of Citra nakshatra, the most tamasic of all lunar mansions, he teaches us how to taken even darkest or most difficult experience and turn it into something beautiful – in the same way how oyster turns an irritating grain of sand into a precious pearl. Citra nakshatra blesses us with skill to bring something beautiful and profound even out of seeming chaos. But it can also sometimes awaken inside of us a false feeling of ego or “I am the doer”, which may lead to disconnection from the Divine.
“Citra nakshatra is addressed as “human brick” in Taittiriya Brahmana. Each of our actions is a brick in the sacrificial altar, which we are building ourselves. Yet, what do we sacrifice on this altar, which bricks or deeds do we use to build it from, and what is our objective behind that, is what makes all the difference. Citra nakshatra is also said to give the one the power to rise to heavens – because, if we build our metaphoric sacrificial altars carefully, with good deeds, and with attitude of detachment, our soul can easily reach higher realms.”

Twelve Vedic Suns

Divine and shadow qualities

Citra nakshatra and Tvashtar

Savitar, Sun-god presiding over Hasta nakshatra, dispels all types of darkness in our minds: dullness, ignorance, frustration, depression or disease. He shines as the light of intelligence, skilfulness, health and positivity within us. He inspires us to see everything in a more positive light. Yet, strong intellect, if not balanced by open heart, can also make us too self-centered, insensitive or even greedy and egoistic.

Divine qualities

  • creativity
  • artistic skill
  • will power
  • confidence
  • charm

Shadow qualities

  • arrogance
  • egocentrism
  • uncontrolled desires
  • overly ambitious
  • greed

Citra Nakshatra In-depth

Discover the secrets of Citra nakshatra in this 3+ hours long session with 6 study cases and detailed knowledge of the symbolism and secrets of this lunar mansion. Along with the access to course recording you will also receive +15 pages of pre-read material about the symbolism of Tvashtar, presiding deity of this lunar mansion, 20 charts for study and visual charts.
1. Deep insights into Citra Nakshatra
On this course you will learn about such details of Citra Nakshatra and its presiding deity, Tvashtar, which you never heard on any other course. I can promise you that. On this course we dive deep not only into the wisdom of the nakshatra itself, but we also have a close look at the anatomy of the nakshatra, with its 4 unique padas and special degrees. You will also learn about various yogas formed with Citra Nakshatra.

2. Spiritual aspect of Tvashtar
Spiritual aspect of the nakshatras was always most fascinating for me. Being on spiritual path for more than 12 years, I was always asking myself a question, what the Moon is trying to teach me, when it passes, day by day, through each nakshatra, awakening its dormant shakti. A spiritual approach to the nakshatras and seeking their deeper wisdom in everyday life is what makes my nakshatra classes unique and quite different from others.
3. Practical approach to understanding the nakshatras
I believe that knowledge can gain its real value only once we learn how to apply it. Each of our classes completes with a detailed analysis of chosen study cases, so you can learn better, how the shakti of the nakshatra can manifest in people’s real lives. After each class you will also receive at least 20 study cases for self-study, so you can start observing some patterns and feel more confident in noticing the influence of the nakshatras.

Divine influence

Devata: Tvashtar (Divine Architect)
Shakti: punya cayani shakti – power to accumulate good merit
Basis above: law
Basis below: truth
Desire: to have good progeny
Planetary ruler: Mars

Special degrees

Placement: 23:20 Virgo – 6:40 Libra (earth, tamas / air, tamas)
Yogatara: 29:55 Virgo (2 pada)
Vargottama: 2 and 3 pada
Debilitation of Venus:27:00 Virgo (2 pada)
Mulatrikona of Venus: 0:00 – 15:00 Libra (3 and 4 pada)
Sun’s debilitation: 3:00 Libra (3 pada)
Mrityu bhaga: 4:00 Libra (4 pada)
Visha nadi: 27:46:40 – 28:40 Virgo (2 pada)
Amrita nadi: 03:06:40 – 4:00 Libra (3/4 pada)
Yogatara of Swati: 0:00 Libra (2/3 pada)


Tattwa: air
Gunas: tamas – tamas – tamas
Nature: mridu (soft)
Gaze: tiryanga-mukha (level facing)
Gana: rakshasa (demon)
Varna: shudra (worker)
Gender: female
Motivation: kama (fulfilment)

Symbolism and omens

Animal: female tiger
Symbol: pearl, jewel

Omens: pearl, jewel, beautiful building, tiger, brick, havan, colorful thing, yantra, pattern, painting, photo, piece of art, jewellery, car, pregnant woman

Body connection

Tridosha: pitta
Body part: forehead, neck
Chakra: anahata (heart chakra)

Healing tree: bilwa

Resonance with weekdays

Monday: dagdha yoga + nasha yoga
Tuesday: amrita yoga
Wednesday: amrita yoga
Friday: siddha yoga
Saturday: mrityu yoga + kana yoga

Most supported activites

  • All arts
  • Any creative process
  • Improving something with your effort
  • Gaining new practical skills
  • Decorating and redesigning things
  • Correcting your mistakes
  • Fire ritual