Swati Nakshatra

Swati is a Nakshatra in vedic astrology and is ruled by Rahu.


The moon in Svati indicates someone who is musical, artistic, creative, intuitive and psychic. They have good business and financial skills and are good communicators. They are good learners, knowledgable, curious and flexible in their approach. They can be vulnerable but are good survivors. However, they can also be changeable, restless and fickle.

Naming practices

Under the traditional Hindu principle of naming individuals according to their nakshatra, the following Sanskrit syllables correspond with this nakshatra, and would belong at the beginning of the first name of an individual born under it:

Ru, Re, Ro, Taa