Coma Berenices constellation
Karimunda mandala – the head of the elephant – The trees of Berenice – Plokamos – Urna-nabhi-mandala, the constellation of spiders – The threads gossamer – Gan-devas.
Alpha – Diadem.
Stars at Sidereal Zodiac Degree
– Alpha Coma Berenices. The bright star in the necklace. The Gossamer threads, Karimunda of the Elephant’s head as a constellation. Stands for Ganadevas answering to Ganapati.
Kanya mandala – Burj al Sumbalah – Apah – Abnam (proclaimer of rain) – Kumari – Istar, heaven’s daughter – Ashtoreth – Astarte – Sukanyā – Sāvitri – Artemis – Pritha – Sati – Sukesi – Kallu-plokamos – Mohini, the enchantress – Erek-hayim – Pātheya – Sumbulah Kamh, spike of wheat. Deity – Mercury. Star Tara in shape of an irregular Y, then 6 stars of Chitra in the same Y shape, then the entire constellation Virgo as the Y.
Alpha – Spica – Tara – Supa, the lustrous – Nebittu Saziri (ear of the corn) – Stachys – Zera – Repa (the lord) – Al-simak – Mikros-Kantataros – Sati – Azimech, wheat of corn – Al a’sal, unarmed.
Beta – Nabhi-tara – Draupadi – Zavijava – Zavijara – Zawiyat, a corner – Jariyat, a slave girl – Zara’t, agriculture.
Epsilon – Protygeter – Vindemiatrix – fruit plucking herald – Savari – Siddhā – gleaning maid – Vindemia, grape-gatherer.
Delta – Āpa, the waters.
Theta – Apām-Vatsa, child of the waters.
Mu – Draupad, the world-tree.
Other Asterisms in Virgo
Chitra, the 15th nakshatra – Kakkab Sakh, asterism of prosperity – Ilu Da-mu (god of the sky furrow).
Deity Tvashtā. Comprises of a single star – Tara.
Old nakshatra Svāti – Uz, the goat – Enzu – Kakkab Lilim. Made up of Iota, Kappa and Lambda of Virgo.
El Awwa – The barker/gaper. Beta, Eta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon of Virgo. The 13th Arabic moon station.
El Simak – Spica, the ear of corn. Alpha Virgo. The 14th Arabic star asterism.
El Jaf’r – Thatch, the cover. Made up of Iota and Kappa of Virgo. The 15th Arabic lunar mansion.
– Beta Virgo. – Nabhi-tara. Draupadi in the Indian pantheon. Means the corner at the the shoulder of the Virgo. Part of the Ninsar, the lady of the heavens.
– Eta Virgo. Meaning Angle. The Harlot. Called Tso Chih Fa, “the Left-hand Maintainer of Law” to the Chinese.
– Epsilon Virgo. The fruit plucking herald. Known as Sidhi, or Sawari in the Indian pantheon. Magical prowess is associated with this star.
– Gamma Virgo- Goddess figure associated with Prophecy. Star in the waist of the Virgo. Also called Caphir. Sometimes associated with atonement.
– Delta Virgo. At the stomach of Virgo. Associated with the barker and kennel of dogs. Associated with brothels.
– Zeta Virgo. A star in the girdle of Virgo. Also marks the equator.
– Alpha Virgo. Tara, or Sati in the Indian pantheon. Considered the source of the all stars. The ear of the corn, the essence of all things holy. Also in the nakshatra Chitra.
– Iota Virgo. The tunic or robe of the Virgo. Very good for finding treasures. The word evolved to ‘surma’, which is eye make-up.
– Lambda Virgo. The crooked claw. Denotes a hidden life of spirit.
Suparna mandala – Im-dugud-khu (the great storm-bird) – Ramānu-ikabbid – Ouraib, the crow – Korax.
Deity – Savita, the sun.
Alpha – Etasa – Algorab, crow.
Beta – Alchiba – Kraz – Tso Hea, left-hand lynch-pin.
Gamma – Gienah, the wing.
Delta – Algrab, raven.
Epsilon – Minkar, beak.
Other Asterisms in Corvus
Hastā nakshatra – Kakkab Ansu Kur-ra (asterism of animal from the east, I.e the horse) – Ilu-Imdugud-khu – asterism of the hand. The 14th. Constitutes the stars Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon and Alpha of Corvus.
– Gamma Corvus. The right wing of the raven.
– Epsilon Corvus. The nostril or beak of the crow. Also in the Nakshatra Hasta in the Indian pantheon, meaning the the hand, the Mudra, yoga and other other sun-god implications.
– Alpha Corvus. The raven’s beak.
– Delta Corvus. Means Raven. Also Etasa, and Suparna in the Indian pantheon, the great winged chariot of the sun.
– Beta Corvus. Part of the Sun’s chariot Suparna or Etasa in the Indian Pantheon, also in the Nakshatra Hasta.
Kamysa mandala – the cup – Lut-tsir na, the cup of the snake – Asour – Karpat-Tsiri, bowl of the snake – Goblet.
Alpha – Alkes, the cup.
– Alpha Crater. Represents the Cup. The magic cauldron and the chalice of the heavens.
– Delta Crater. Part of the magic cauldron. This is the part that also represents the fountain of youth.
Trisanku mandala – the southern cross.
Alpha – Acrux – Crucis.
Beta – Mimosa, the plant.
Gamma – Gacrux.
– Gamma Crux. Crux is the cross, also King Trisanku, the previous Sun-god in the Indian Pantheon. Lots of inferences to holiness and deeper spiritual meanings.
– Beta Crux. Mimosa is also a plant that mimics. Stands for emulating and imbibing divinity to observation.
– Alpha Crux. Trisanku, the previous sun god. The holy cross constellation.