Nakshatras Rules by Each Planet

In Vedic astrology each planet including Rahu and Ketu rule three nakshatras. Here is a quick list of all the nakshatras ruled by each planet.

Sun Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Kritika
  2. Uttara Phalguni
  3. Uttara Ashadha

Moon Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Rohini
  2. Hasta
  3. Shravana

Mercury Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Ashlesha
  2. Jyeshtha
  3. Revati

Venus Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Bharini
  2. Purva Phalguni
  3. Purva Ashada

Mars Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Mrigshira
  2. Chitra
  3. Dhanishta

Jupiter Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Punarvasu
  2. Vishakha
  3. Purva Bhadrapada

Saturn Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Pushya
  2. Anuradha
  3. Uttara Bhadrapada

Rahu Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Ardra
  2. Swati
  3. Shatbhisha

Ketu Ruled Nakshatras

  1. Ashwani
  2. Magha
  3. Mula

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