Indra is the lord of the Jyeshtha Nakshatra. A person born under this constellation is keen to work, studious, logical, interested in science, humorous, quick at giving repartees, frank, pleasure loving, prone to exaggerating, short and sharp tempered, flexible in his attitudes, having few friends and angered at the highest point. He may be arrogant, pleasure loving, affectionate towards animals, fond of rearing pets and animals, helpful to friends, facing obstacles and hurdles in the path to progress and opposed to his family.
Jyeshtha is a Moo! Sangyaka Nakshatra. Birth in the third pada of Jyeshtha is harmful for the mother. It controls the intestines, anus, genitals, ovary and womb and these are afflicted with ailments when malefic planets give their effect. To ward of the malefic effect the native should worship the golden idol oflord Indra on the day of the Jyeshtha Nakshatra with white sandalwood incense, flowers of champak, camphor, dhoop, ghee, etc. Young Brahmins should be given sesame seeds, gold and blue clothes in charity. Apamarga Mool should be worn on the arm or the heart. Perform homa while mixing ghee, sesame seeds and tendul with the twigs of apamarg and recite the following mantra.
Om tratarmindrmavitarmindarguhva havesuhav gum
Hriyamishkram puruhutmindar gum swastino
madhvadhatvindra om shukrayee namah II