Swati Nakshatra


  1. Swati

“The Self-Going Star”

Symbol: Shoot of Plant, A Single Blade of Grass blowing in the Wind (reflecting the Independent and Autonomous nature of this Asterism), Sword (Discrimination), Coral, a Priest or Priestess

Deity: Vayu (God of Wind and Prana or Life-breath, King of the Celestial Musicians, Purifier and hence represents the Divine Breath of the Gods)

Favourable: Business, Trade, Socializing, Buying/Selling, Art and Science, Diplomacy, Grooming of Oneself, Business and Trade Agreements, Commencing Education, Social Events, Public Events, Money Transactions, Breathing Exercise, Mediation, and Activities Requiring Peace, Calmness, or Diplomacy

Unfavourable: Travel, Confrontation, Fierce or Aggressive Behaviour

Swati Nakshatra : Brave, leader lives in dreams, lucky, harms self and relatives in range independent thinker, Prey to obstacles, Stubborn, tactful, healthy, keen intellectual, subject to injuries.

Swati Nakshatra : Swati 6-40 to 20-20′ Libra
General Characteristics: Sweet, soft spoken, virtuous, compassionate, mild, quiet nature, controls passions and desires, skilled in trade, merciful, charitable
Translation : The priest, the sword
Symbol : Coral – strong intuitive and psychic properties – A young sprout quivering in the wind
Animal symbol : Male Buffalo
Ruling planet: Rahu
Nature: Deva (god-like)
Presiding deity:Vayu the demigod of wind, air, breath, and prana

Key Themes

  • Strive for Strength & Independence
  • Philanthropy for Educational Institutions
  • Travel, Tourism and Aviation Industry
  • Fluctuating Relationships and Partnerships

Star: Swati

Rasi (Zodiac): Libra

Range: 06o 40’ – 20o 00’ Libra

Padas: Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

Ruling Planet: Rahu (North Node of the Moon – Head)

Meaning: Su-Ati meaning “Very Good” or the “The Independent One”, also translates as “The Priest” who has Learned and Mastered Theology (Study of Nature of God and Religious Beliefs)

Indication: “The Self-Going Star”

Body Part: The Intestines, Chest

Guna (Quality): Tamas

Gana (Race): Deva (Divine, God-Like Dispositions)

Purushartha (Goal): Artha (Wealth or Material Pursuits)

Tridosha: Kapha (Phlegm or Water + Earth)

Nature/ Category of Star: Chara (Movable, Changeable)

Varna (Caste): Butcher

Gotra (Clan): Marichi (names translates as the “Light and the Swift One”)

Direction: North

Pancha Mahabhuta (Element): Agni (Fire)

Shakti (Power): Pradhvamsa Shakti (The Power to “Disburse/ Scatter like the Wind or Transform”)

Basis Above: Movement in different Directions

Basis Below: Changing Form

Desire: To have the Freedom to move as I Wish in all the Worlds

Result of Shakti, Basis, & Desire: Transformation

Activity: Passive

TriMurthi (Process): Shiva (Dissolve)

Direction of Mouth / Motion: Tiryanga Mukha (Looking Straight/ Facing Forward/Level)

Yoni (Gender): Male

Animal : Buffalo (Symbol for Strength, Patience, Overrunning)

Bird: Bee-eater Bird, Pigeon

Sounds: Ru, Ray, Raa, Tha

Tree/ Plant: Queen’s Flower, Arjun (Latin Name: Terminalia Arjuna)

Colour: Black


Elements connected to Swati Nakshatra

Deity Vayu
Symbol Shoot of Plant
Planet Rahu (North Node)
Purushartha Artha
Gana Deva (Divine)
Varna Butcher
Element Agni (Fire)
TriMurthi Shiva (Dissolve)
Animal Male Buffalo
Bird Pigeon)
Tree Queen’s Flower, Arjun
Sound Ru, Ray, Raa, Tha

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