What is Pada in Vedic? The use of Nakshatra is very important in Vedic astrology. The Vimshottari Dasha, a 120-year-long planetary cycle is based upon the birth Nakshatra. Each Nakshatra is divided in four sections called Padas. Nakshatras also define the characteristics of the planets placed in them.
How is Pada calculated? An arc is measured in degrees (°) and minutes (′). Each nakshatra is divided into four padas or charanas, i.e., 13.33′/4=3.33′. Therefore, a pada is 1/4th of the nakshatra (3).
What is 1st Pada? 1st Pada: THE MOON AT: 13-20 degrees to 16-40 degrees Aries: having a strong temper; of reddish hair; able to defeat one’s enemies; broad- minded, valorous and perseverant. 2nd Pada: THE MOON AT: 16-40 degrees to 20 degrees Aries: lazy, clever, weakness for the opposite sex, having scriptural knowledge and.
What is the Pada? Pāda is the Sanskrit term for “foot” (cognate to English foot, Latin pes, Greek pous), with derived meanings “step, stride; footprint, trace; vestige, mark”.