Nakshatra 01: Aswini

Aswini Horsemen, i.e. Aswini 12-3-4 are in Aries (21 March- 20 April) and are the first of the 27 nakshatras (mansions) of the moon. Ruled by the node Ketu. Ashwini is governed by the Ashwins, the twin horsemen. The Sun is Exalted here and the horse is the preferred transport of the Sun God. The symbol of the sign is a horse head. Deity: Sarasvati Ketu Beta and Gamma Arietis Padas Chu Che Cho La http://reference.info.com/reference?qkw=nakshatra&source_id=2222&source_key=Nakshatra cu ce cae la cu ce co lä http://www.indiadivine.org/audarya/vedic-astrology-jyotisha/330090-nakshatras-syllables.html Personified, Ashvini is the wife of the Ashvins (Rigveda 5.46.8), later also considered their mother. The Ashvin are young twins. They are the embodiment of the great power that ushers in the dawn. They represent the movement from darkness to light, from ignorance to knowledge. They are the physicians to the devas, the Gods, and their sacred energy alone is enough to destroy disease and bring about good health. http://www.telugupedia.com/wiki/index.php?title=Ashwini_Nakshatra A K Aswini -