Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra

In Vedic astrology, Phalguni is the name of two lunar mansions: Purva Phalguni and Uttar Phalguni. Uttar Phalguni nakshatra is ruled by sun.


The moon in Uttara Phalguni indicates a person who is helpful, kind, friendly, caring, sincere and courageous. They are stable, fixed and focused in their approach to life. They need relationships and family unity, and love humanity in general. However, they can also be dependent in relationships, stubborn and controlling.

Naming practices

Under the traditional Hindu principle of naming individuals according to their nakshatra, the following Sanskrit syllables correspond with this nakshatra, and would belong at the beginning of the first name of an individual born under it:

To, Pa, Pe, Pu