The Sun, planet of light and identity, is in the nakshatra of Swati from October 24th to November 6th 2021.
Swati brings a focus on fairness and balance, where you act as an ambassador or go-between, and art, justice and forgiveness also come to the fore. You have tact, diplomacy and the confidence to back your own judgement.
Swati is ruled by Vayu, the Wind God, so there is an emphasis on voice – you may speak pleasingly or make a sound argument, sing or do narration or voice-overs, but the quality of your speech is important. Breath is also associated with mantra-chanting and particularly pranayama, a timeless yogic technique which is best studied with an experienced teacher.
The Sun beams light on hidden issues and you may discover a talent or lost piece of information that serves you into the future. This nakshatra is also associated with Saraswati, Goddess of the Arts, so your creative ambitions are rekindled and you find inspiration for an artistic project that needs a new push.
You take pride in your performance and either showcase your skills or simply regard your whole life as being an expression of your art. Swati’s Shakti, or special power, is To Scatter Like the Wind, so you may be throwing out creative seeds and seeing what grows – nothing ventured, nothing gained – though this approach also requires focus.
Make sure your scattergun tactics don’t end up being ‘hit and hope’, where nothing ends up being consolidated. The Sun is flanked by the strong and benevolent influences of Mercury and Venus up to October 31st, which enhances your diplomatic powers still further, at a great time to gain support from saying exactly the right thing.