What is special about Agni Nakshtra?
Krittika is the period specifically referred to as Agni Nakshatra. Krittika
Nakshatra is supposed to be a cluster of 6 stars and that are believed to be
the sparks of fire from the third eye of the Lord Shiva. It was the Shiva agni
which burnt out Kama when he tried to disturb the penance of the Lord Shiva.
There is a underlying tatva behind it. It is believed that Lord Skanda emerged
from the fire of the third eye of the Lord Shiva. Lord Skanda is gyana
personified. Karma is born out of Kama which induces the search for happiness
outside, while Gyana is born out of the inner fire which burns out the Kama.
Kama induces a person to commit mistakes like disturbing a tapaswi/interwening ...more