Swati nakshatra (Bootis or Arcturus) Spread from 6:40’ to 20: Tula. Ruling planet is Rahu, the deity is Vayu – the Wind and because of this latter factor this causes the attributes of the Wind. Restlessness of disposition or physical restlessness, inability to stay still at any place comes from it; also fidgetiness and noise. It is self-assured and asserting. The winds (Murut) are the Lords of North-West. The 49 of them under the ‘Paban’, of all Gods he is the strongest and most obstinate. From these are derived the knowledge, the physical internal adjustments of the 5 Winds – Pan, Apan, Vyan, Udan and Saman. Also from this comes the storms and the whirl-wind, the concrete disturbance of the atmosphere, A person born under this star is good at buying and selling, his wealth and property come and go quite easily. He is an independent sort of man, always striving for more independence. Asceticism is yet another attribute of this star. Diseases of the wind are to be treated in reference to this . The Wind is the great scavenger, it sweats the dross and purifies. The winnowing of rice bears comparison to this.
Those born in the star Swati are wise, witty and learned. They are religious and pleasant minded. They are endowed with the body of kingly symbols, bright and handsome and loved by their wives. They perform religious works, truthful, experts in transactions, sexy, givers and learned. They are obedient, lovers of pious people, experts in architecture and sculpture, stingy and respect gods and brahmins. They help others, daring, long lived, large eyed, kind, famous, lovers of relatives and friends, independent, eat optimum food, and followers of their own religion.