What is Gandamool or Gandmool Nakshatra?

There are 27 Nakshatras in Vedic Astrology; in the modern era most of the astrologers count 28 Nakshatras including Abhijit Nakshatra. Those Nakshatras which are ruled by Ketu and Mercury are known as Gandmool Nakshatra. These are basically 6 nakshatras namely Ashwini, Ashlesha, Magha, Jyestha, Moola and Revati.

How to find if I am born in Gandmool Nakshtra?

"Is my child Gandmool?" or "Is my child born in Gandmool Nakshatra?" are the usual queries that people have. For this I designed a Free Gandmool Calculator on my website for the people to evaluate for themselves if they themselves or their children are born in the Gandmoola Nakshatra. It can be visited at : Checkgandmool page

Is the child born in Gandmool Nakshatra inauspicious?

How can a God's creation be inauspicious? A newly born is a blessing for the family to carry their name forward. It would be wrong to say if the child born in Gandmool Nakshatra is inauspicious for self or other members of the family. But the fact that there could be some tough times associated with it can't also be ruled out. The various combinations as per my experience have been suggested in the Gandmool calculator described in the above link.

Does a child born in Gandmool Nakshatra faces some danger or downfall in life or is the reason for same for other members of the family?

At times Astrologers might scare you that if your child is born in Gandmool Nakshatra; he is a danger to himself or other family members! But in my experience quite a few people have been facing some problems related to health or a struggling life who were born in Gandmool Nakshatra whereas quite a few people born in Gandmool Nakshatra led a successful and prosperous life as well. This makes me arrive at the conclusion that not all people falling under Gandmool Nakshatra may face any hardships in life but specific charan in specific Gandmool Nakshatra may need some attention to resolve problems if any. This can be done with a Gandamool Shanti Pooja by a Brahmin.

How to perform Gandmool Shanti Pooja?

Gandmool Shanti Pooja may include Shivarchana, Homam or Hawan for the ruler of Nakshatra and full procedure of Mool Shanti Prayoga. It is suggested that this Shanti Vidhan is quite necessary as an effective remedy to overcome the ill effects of Ganda Moola Nakshtra if any.