Dasha ruler: Jupiter
Symbol : a triumphal gateway decorated with leaves
Deity : Shakragni (king of the deities, and fire Deityresp)
Rulership : trees that bear red blossoms and fruits, sesame, green gram, cotton, black gram, Bengal gram and men devoted to Indra and Agni.
Moon in Vishakha : the person is jealous, greedy, has a fair complexion, is clever in speaking, and in causing quarrels.
Attributes :Spread from 20’00” Tula up to 3’20” Vrischika Rashi. Another name of this Star is Radha, a compliment to Anuradha, the birth star of Surya. From this is derived the fulfilment of action, variety of enterprise, achievement irrespective of the means employed and fearless and unscrupulous pursuit of self-interest. The only objective is to reach the end justifying it by any means fair or foul. Real friendship hardly happens. A man born under this star works at various things but hardly concentrates on any one of them. To spread about and to dissipate is another attribute of this star. The native of this star aims at success and is pleased with it when it happens, nothing else matters. Among otherAttributes may be mentioned obedience to religious injunctions, quickness of the uptake, and also loss and disaster from enemies , sometimes even death or lunacy.
Brihat Samhita: When Saturn transits Visakha, the people of Trigarta (i.e. Jalandhara), Cina, Kuluta (Kullu in the upper valley of the Beas), saffron, lac, crops, flowers are destroyed.
When Jupiter tenants the star Visakha there will be dreadful unrest and violence among the subjects; and when Jupiter and Saturn occupy Visakha, the capital will be stormed.
Those born in the first pada possess a small girdle, remember help rendered by others, proud, old, born, addicted to bad jobs, troublesome to relatives and bereft of corns and wealth, wise, leaders of army, enjoyers and peaceful.
Those born in the third pada are bestowed with fame, long life, and happiness. They reap the good of all their jobs. They carry on trade and commerce.
Those born in the fourth pada are givers, respected, always enjoying, religious and endowed with children. They are endowed with gems.