Dasha ruler: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Udder
Deity : Jiva (another name for Jupiter)
Rulership : Barley, wheat, rice, sugarcane, forests, ministers, kings, fisherman and the like, virtuous men, and those that are engaged in big and small sacrifices.
Moon in Pushya : The person has a calm and settled nature, looks lovely, is well versed in the shastras, wealthy, religious, and observes religious rites and ceremonies.
Attributes : Spread from 3’20” to 16’40” Karkata. The word Pushya etymologically means to nourish and that again means to preserve, to protect, replenish, multiply and strengthen.Everything of the very best comes within the scope of this Star. Enjoyment of wealth and prosperity follows from it. Guru is described as the great teacher of all creation from amoebae to the Gods and is the source of all knowledge and wisdom. The mystery of creation is no mystery to him.
He is the eloquent preceptor, the wise minister, pontifex, head of all religious ceremonies. He takes pleasure in all worshipful ritual. And that is why the Pusya is composed of these virtues. It has been described as blossoming and flourishing. It is the mouth of Orien.
Brihat Samhita: When Saturn transits Pusya, persons engaged in ringing bells, those who make loud announcements (or those who live in hamlets), Yavanas, Kiratas (traders), gamblers and flowers are destroyed.
Those born in the first pada of Pushya are cruel, daring, famous, devoted to work and endowed with children. They go to other countries and become wealthy. They are respected by their relatives.
Those born in the second pada are sad and interested in grabbing others property, stingy, knowledgeable, feared of hell, astrologers and warriors.
Those born in the third pada are pleasant faced, sweet-spoken, enjoyers of life, wealthy, interested in scents and flowers and confined to their own wife. They are sinless.
Those born in the fourth pada of pushya grab others’ wealth. They are stubborn and hated by all people. They are fighters, distorted-faced, instructors in the science of documentation. They are candid in their speech and bereft of money.