The Rashi is the sign in which Moon was placed at the time of your birth. Rashi is also called the Moon sign.
As per Vedic Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), the Moonsign is one of the most important points in choosing your baby name. Considerations like the transits, planetary dasha, etc. are considerade as in reference to the Rashi.
In some part of India, mainly in north India, Gujarat and Rajasthan babies are named based on their Birth Rashi. There are 12 Birth Rashis.
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