The asterism occupying 270° 40' to 280° 54' 13" of the zodiac. It is represented by three stars, which includes Vega, the brightest star of the northern hemisphere. A name of Vishnu, Krishna acknowledges it to represent him. Brahma presides over the star. It is important in Muhurtha determination.
Meaning dignified, proud; also personifies Agni, fire, who is said to be the eldest son of Brahma. He has three sons, viz., Pavaka, Pavamana, and Suchi from his wife Swaha. Abhimani also means a planet in strength and moving towards its exaltation sign.
A spiritual teacher. One who invests a boy with the sacred thread and instructs him in the Vedas. When affixed to proper names (as in Sankaracharya) it means learned and venerable.
Meaning cover, concealment. Special aspect of Jupiter and Venus. Kapil Nadi, a classical text on astrology suggested Jupiter to have 3rd and 11th aspects as Achchadana, while Venus gets it as its 5th aspect.