Aswathy is the first birth star among 27 Nakshatram in Hindu Jyothisha or astrology. In Tamil Jyothisham, Aswathy occurs is Mesha Rashi.
Aswathy Nakshatra is known as Ashwini in Tamil.
The term Aswathy or Ashwathy is used in Malayalm. In most regions, the Nakshatra is known as Ashwini. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the Nakshatra is also known as Ashwini.