Pushya (Pushyam) Nakshatra
From 3o20’ cancer to 16o40’ cancer sign is ruled by moon and star is governed by Saturn
Parts of the body : lungs , stomach and ribs
The word Pushya means to strengthen, to fortify. The word etymologically means “to nourish” and that again means to preserve, to protect, replenish, multiply and strengthen.
Those who have this nakshatra are very religious, but usually in a conventional way. There is a helping, caring nature. They are very wealthy, abundant, sometimes to the point of opulence. They have close nit families. Since they are so high minded they come to believe they know it all, and can be very arrogant as to their orthodox beliefs. They believe they know all the rules, and they must make sure others follow their laws. They can be smug and believe they are the only ones who are right and the whole world is wrong, of course this indicates insecurity. The nourishment and abundance principle can create overweight problems. They are philosophers, and spiritual with boundless devotion. They want to share their inner wealth, so they are frequently teachers, preachers and professors