Janma Nakshatram, or Nakshatra, is the birth star of a person as per Malayalam astrology calendar followed in Kerala. It is also known as Janma Naal and there are 27 Nakshatrams in Malayalam Jyothisam or astrology. Astrological predictions known as Nakshatrabalam or Nakshatra Bhalam is made based on the stars. The 27 Janma Nakshatrams are Ashwathi, Bharani, Karthika, Rohini, Makeeyram, Thiruvathira, Punartham, Pooyam, Aayilyam, Makam, Pooram, Uthram, Atham, Chithira, Chothi, Vishakham, Anizham, Thrikketta, Moolam, Pooraadam, Uthradam, Thiruvonam, Avittam, Chathayam, Pooruruttathi, Uthrattathi and Revathi.
Here is the Nakshatram Bhalam 2009 for various stars. This has been specifically prepared for this blog by an astrologer from Kerala. (This after several people wanted to know why the blog was ignoring astrology an important aspect in Hindu culture. This blog will try to publish astrology from all the different states.)
Please note that Astrological predictions should not be your guide in life and it should not be given undue importance.
Ashwathi Nakshatram – People born under this star will see mixed results in 2009. First quarter is encouraging. But next couple of months will see change in fortune. The last quarter is pretty good with financial gains.
Bharani – The year 2009 is a good period for people born in Bharani star. Will see improvement in relationships, finance and career. October and November will be tough both health wise and financially.
Karthika – The year is pretty good but with some bad patches here and there. January and February will bring good news. July will see some personal loss. Financial gains will be made during the third quarter of the year.
Rohini – It is a good year for people born under this star and will see some good results. Except for November (some chances of break in relationships), the rest of the year will see great gains – including some major purchases and transactions.
Makeeyram – The first quarter is very bad period. The next three months are good. Bad patch will return again. You will also see some luck during the period which will save you from great dangers.
Thiruvathira – A good year but will see some difficulties in May, June, October. July and August will bring good news especially with finance.
Punartham – Mixed year with difficulties in the first quarter. Things will improve then. But July and October are tough times.
Pooyam – A very good year but chances of getting entangled in financial mess is a possibility. October is very tricky.
Aayilyam – First six months of 2009 is a great period for people born in this star. Things will get tough for next four months. But will see a positive turn around in the last two months.
Makam – It is mixed year for people born in this star. Positives are more but might end up in scandals. Silence is the best mantra.
Pooram – Tough times in April and May. Rest of the year is very good. October is a tricky period but luck should favor the person.
Uthram – Good year but might get into trouble due to the activities of others. The last quarter is a good period and will get to hear good news.
Atham – The first half of the year is a good period but latter part is very bad. Things will improve from December.
Chithira – January and October are tough times. The rest of the year is pretty good. December will see change in fortune.
Chothi – Will get into quarrels with relatives and brothers or sisters. Things will improve after July with auspicious events taking place at home.
Vishakam – It is a bad year for people born in this star. First four months are very difficult period. May and October are the only good months.
Anizham – Mixed year. Health problems will trouble in May. Will get into trouble with colleagues. Finance will improve by year end.
Thrikketta – First five months are excellent financially. Will hit a bad patch by middle of year and things will improve by year end. Health will deteriorate in August.
Moolam – A very good year except for October and November. Should be careful with vehicles especially in May.
Pooradam – February and April are the only bad period. Rest is very good and will see major gains in finance.
Uthradam – A very good year in all ways. July and August are bit tricky and results will depend on your sound judgment. Health problems will crop up in July.
Thiruvonam – A mixed year for people born in this star. The start of the year will bring good news. July and August are tough months. November and December will see financial difficulties.
Avittam – Start of the year will be bad. Things will improve by mid-February. Great changes will take place after July. Need to be cautious in April and November.
Chathayam – A mixed year with both financial gain and loss. Might get into trouble with relatives or friends. October will see some good results.
Pooruruttathi – You will make a couple of big decisions this year. Luck is on your side. There will be lot of financial transactions this year.
Uthrattathi – A great year will see all round development. October might bring some bad news regarding your near ones. Finance and career will touch new heights this year.
Revathi – The first half of the year will see financial and career growth. July to September is tough times for family and career. Things will improve but December will bring some bad news.