Why Swati nakshatra is considered a very auspicious nakshatra---- There is this story on planets arguing on most auspicious Nakshtras with planets keen on promoting and glorifying the qualities of their nakshtras shani was advocating swati nakshatra on being questioned by sun in presence of the almighty God Saturn related the story of chatak bird Even as the chatak bird always keeps his beak open, waiting for the first raindrop of swati nakshatra (one of the 27 constellations in a year) to fall into it, you must keep your heart forever open. Maybe the drops of God's grace will one day descend upon you.
“Legend has it that the arrival of the Chatak bird heralds the onset of the monsoon. Even in poetry it is referred to as the bird that eagerly waits to taste the first drops of the rain. So, its sighting near the outskirts of the city predicts the arrival of monsoon at an early date,”