15. Swati (Arcturus)
Nakshatra Lord : Rahu
Symbol : a tear drop
Deity : Marut (the wind deity)
Nature : Self-employed, business skills, logical, good social skills status, trouble with government, always looking for future success, difficulty with father.
Rulership : birds, beasts, horses, traders, grains that cause wind, unsteady friends, feeble characters, ascetics and connoisseurs of wares.
Moon in Swati : the person has subdued passions, is a trader, generous at heart, sweet spoken, and religious in spirit and actions.
Attributes : Spread from 6'40" to 20'00" Tula. Restlessness disposition or physical restlessness, inability to stay still at any place, fidgetiness, and noise comes from the attributes of its deity the wind. It is self-assured and asserting. The winds (Marut) are the Lords of North-West. There are 49 of them under 'Pavana'. 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 comes and goes 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.
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