Ashwini


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Ashwini

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Ashwini (or the Horseman) is one of the Nakshatras (lunar mansions) of Vedic astrology. Most often depicted as a horse head, this moon sign resides between Aries 0° and 13°12’, with Ashwinis, god of health, presiding and Ketu as the ruling planet. this is a good time to act swiftly; an individual may display behaviors of modesty and self-sufficiency during this period, but may also be stubborn and overzealous.

—Pramela Thiagesan