Shravana (Devanagari: श्रवणा) is the 22th nakshatra (Devanagari: नक्षत्र) or lunar mansion as used in Hindu astronomy and astrology. It belongs to the constellation Makara (Devanagari: मकर) or Capricorn.
The word Shravana means hearing/listening in Sanskrit and this is considered to be the star of learning.
Goddess Saraswati (the deity of Knowledge) is said to have been ‘born’ under this nakshatra.
Under the traditional Hindu principle of naming individuals according to their birthstar, the following Sanskrit syllables correspond with this Nakshatra, and would belong at the beginning of a first name:
Shi (Devanagari: शि)
Shu (Devanagari: शु)
She (Devanagari: शे)
Sho (Devanagari: शो)
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