Nakshatra are Stars or cluster of Stars which are very far away from Earth and they are used as a Milestones to pinpoint the location of any Planet in our Solar System. The entire Zodiac (360 degrees) is split into 12 Zodiac Signs of 30 degree each. There are 27 Nakshatra each having its specific Name and Governing Planet. Consequently each Zodiac Sign have 2 & 1/4 (Two and One Fourth) Nakshatras. Each respective Nakshatra is further subdivided into 4 Charans known as Nakshatra Pad. Therefore there are overall 108 Nakshatra Pad. Hence, there are 9 Nakshatra Pads or Charan in Each Zodiac Sign. Entire Zodiac Belt is 360 degrees Each Zodiac Sign is 30 degrees Each Nakshatra is of 13 degrees & 20 Kala ( Minutes ) Each Nakshatra Charan is of 3 degrees and 20 Kala ( Minutes ) To Know More about Nakshatras - Please Click Here Nakshatra have very profound effect on almost each and every phase of our Lives including Health, Wealth, Constitution of our Body, Our Nature as well as our Overall Well Being as per Hindu Vedic Astrology. Even the Dasha durations are also calculated on the basis of the Nakshatra, in which it takes into consideration that where was the Moon placed at the time of our Birth and we all are very well familiar about the impact of Dasha and Antar Dasha on our Lives. Hence there are TWO types of Nakshatra Pujas as follows : Gand Mool Nakshatra Shanti Puja : This Puja should be performed if a person is born in a Gand Mool Nakshatra as described above. This is a separate kind of Puja and For getting this Puja Performed Please CLICK HERE Nakshatra Puja : This is the Puja for the rest of the Nakshatras. For Example, if a Person is born in the Rohini Nakshatra, then his life is ruled by this Nakshatra and hence a Puja for this Nakshatra should be done for overall Health, Wealth and Happiness. Ideally, this puja should be performed once every year.