Pushya Nakshatra - Pushya is the eighth nakshatra in Vedic astrology ranging from 3°20' to 16°40' Karka.
Symbol - The symbol of this nakshatra are Cow's udder, Lotus, Arrow and Circle.
Astronomical Name - This nakshatra corresponds to γ, δ and θ Cancri, in the constellation of Cancer.
Deity of Nakshatra - Brihaspati, priest of the gods is the deity of Pushya nakshatra.
Ruling Planet - Pushya nakshatra is ruled by Shani (the planet Saturn).
Others - Vedic name of Pushya is Tishya which means Auspicious. Pushya nakshatra is considered as an auspicious and very superior nakshatra. Pushya is derived from Pushti which means nourishment.