||teardrop, diamond, a human head
||Rudra the storm god, "the howler" and god of destruction, another form of Shiva.
||Betelgeuse is situated on the shoulder of Orion. A star of power, it gives an active
mind, with ups and downs in career, and marital wealth and honors.
||Rudra the destroyer is a form of Shiva who brought down Prajapati (Orion) to save
Rohini from the sexual violation of the daughter. This destroyed the unity of the
||There is sadness as the symbol of the teardrop suggests. There is a very destructive
quality here, but the destruction is necessary to save grace for the future. They create
destruction and havoc wherever they go, sometimes even destroying themselves. This
is the place of the dark night of the soul, for there is a new dawn or new beginning
after the seeming tragedy. After the worse storms comes the beautiful sunny day, for
the following nakshatra (Purnarvasu) means "return of the light." The rain the storm
clouds produce brings growth and fertileness. These individuals are good at creating
things out of destruction. They like to renovate old discarded things. This can refer to
fixing up old houses or cars. They do have a lust for power and material things, and
can appear cold and calculating. Their violent temperament causes many tears and
depression, which can lead to their early destruction and death. They need to develop
a sense of gratitude and appreciation for this will heal many wounds. Their real
satisfaction comes as they overcome their hardships, and the truth and realization that
comes through their suffering.