How Rahu and Ketu affect us according to Vedic astrology?

Rahu and Ketu

How do Rahu and Ketu influence our lifestyle?

In the Vedic Astrology, Rahu and Ketu are given very importance. The placements of both in a chart will always be opposite to each other, if Rahu is in 1st house, Ketu will be in 7th and if Rahu will in 6th house, Ketu will be in 12th. The house where Rahu is posited, you will be chasing some aspects in the life or have more desires of that house. Ketu’s placement in a particular house suggests that you had experienced the previous life and don’t care about it in this life anymore.

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Rahu and Ketu are considered two the strongest planets and they are believed to have a strong impact on our lives. In a year, Rahu and Ketu move at 19 degrees and 30 minutes which mean it takes 18 years and 6 months to complete 1 round around Earth. These two planets transit in retrograde motion whole year. However, Rahu and Ketu never pardoned Sun and Moon for exposing them. Therefore, they cause eclipses.

Rahu and Ketu

Astrological Significance Rahu:-

a)Faulty Logic b) Harsh speech c) Outcaste d) an irreligious person e) going to a foreign country f) Unclean g) Bones h) abdominal ulcers i) Falsehood j) Southwestern direction k) serpents l) Old age m) Maternal grandfather n) Worship of Vana Durga o) Writing Urdu or Persian (Because these two languages start from right-hand side, written in reversed manner like Rahu and Ketu’s movement in Zodiac. p) Breathing q) Acute duodenal pain.

It is observed that a Strong Rahu is good for the above-mentioned significations and Weak Rahu shows just the opposite.

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Rahu:-Rahu is considered as a Shadow planet it gives the result based on other planetary influences. It is generally observed that with a benefit or in the beneficial influence it gives very good result. It is generally considered as a good planet for worldly comforts. As in modern times Rahu represents Computers, Internet, and Mass Media. Rahu is friendly to Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn. It considers Sun and Moon as its enemies and towards Mercury it is Neutral.

Ketu: – Ketu is more towards the spiritual side and is the Karaka for final emancipation whereas Rahu is more towards worldly pleasures. Again it has to be said that being a Shadow planet Ketu gives results according to associations with other planets in a Kundali.

However, in spite of having a number of ancient texts extensively dealing with various signs of exaltation and debilitation of Rahu and Ketu, there exists a significant amount of controversy over the same. Ketu is so friendly to Mars, Venus, and Saturn. It considers Sun and Moon as his enemies and towards Mercury and Jupiter, it is Neutral.

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