According to Vedic Astrology ketu is decorated with silk, flowers, garlands, sandal paste and a canopy, multcoloured, s family under Abhijit Nakshatra. Ketu is the lower part of the heavenly snake called Vasuki. The main difference between Rahu and Ketu is that Rahu is dark in colour but Ketu is multi-coloured. It has capacity to shine a light on you suddenly, bring about light. Ketu can cause great weaknesses in your path. It can create barricades, traffic jams and rocks in your life. It can create pain because of many reasons and can change your spirit.
The effects of the Ketu is just like going through the fire from which you come out stronger and more powerful to take your problems on your stride. Ketu rules 7 years in the planetary life cycle. Ketu always has a sting in its tale. So at the end of Ketu Maha Dasha you have to be very careful of unexpected happening. Ketu has record of all our past and present Karmas of our life. Some effects of Ketu are teetotallers, assassinations, trouble through cats, soothsaying, contemplation, desire for knowledge, deep thinking, imprisonment, poison, intrigues, magical powers, poverty, mysticism etc.
KETU AND NAKSHATRA
Ketu rules Ashwini (Aries), Magha (Leo) and Mula (Sagittarius), the fire triplicate nakshatra. Mars, Sun and Jupiter the rulers of Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are friends with each other. They represent strength, soul and wisdom. Ketu has the capacity to give results in these areas. A proper combination of these three planets in our natal charts takes us towards seeking Moksha ie the final freedom from the cycle of life and death.
EFFECTS OF KETU IN DIFFERENT HOUSES
•First house- Thin figure, weak structure, much sweat, weak-hearted, slim, piles, sexual indulgence, tactful.
•Second house- Bad utterer, quiet, quick in awareness, irritable, hard-hearted, economical.
•Third house- Daring, durable, creative, affluent, prevalent.
•Fourth house- Argumentative, wicked, weak, fear of poisons.
•Fifth house- Generous, loss of children, corrupt, dishonest if distressed.
•Sixth house- Fond of faithlessness, good communicator, abandoned, venereal complaints, educated.
•Seventh house- Fervent, corrupt, connections with widows, sickening wife.
•Eighth house- Ridiculous, unclear, dull, optimistic, piles and similar troubles.
•Ninth house- Short-sighted, wicked, lying, thrifty, many children, good wife.
•Tenth house-Fertile brain, happy, religious, pilgrimage seeker for sacred rivers and places, fond of scriptures.
•Eleventh house- Funny, amusing, shameless, brainy, rich.
•Twelfth house- Unpredictable, worried mind, foreign residence,attracted to sycophantic classes, much traveling, immoral, spiritual knowledge.
KARAK THINGS RELATED TO KETU
The various Karak things related to Ketu are as follows. Custody, oppression, leprosy, suicide, grandfather, grandmother, eyes, tall stature, abuse, smoking habits, wounds, marked body, slim and tender, accidental crime, conspiracy, ghostly, philosophy, endurance, government fines, dreams, accidental death, evil spirit, diseases caused by insects, poisonous bite, religion, astrology, salvation, drugs, arrest, bankruptcy, injury, sex, kidnapping, murder, punishment, crafty and ingenious.
SOME IMPORTANT FEATURES OF KETU
•DIRECTION- North-West direction.
•GEMSTONE- Cat’s eye (Lehsunia)
•LORD TO WORSHIP-Ganesha and Bhairav
•BEEJ MANTRA FOR KETU-Om shram shreem shrom sah ketve namah should be chanted 17000 times in 40 days.
•VEDIC MANTRA FOR KETU
Ketu krunvanna ketve pesho marya apeshse samushbhiur
•BODY PART-Ketu represents the abdomen part of body.
cataract, lung problems, fever, abdominal pain, body aches, crying for unknown reasons, epidemics, injuries, contusions, itching , ulcers, skin diseases, burning sensation in the feet, leprosy and suicide. Ketu is the Karak for salvation and weapons. A person becomes spiritual if he is affected by Ketu. It is considered to be secretive. Such a person is also into conspiracy and is calculating.
•KETU AND YOUR PROFESSION
The work related to ketu are, skin and leather goods, bodies, skeleton, bones, bones factory, sacrifice, pastor, counsellor, psychic science, philosophy. Ketu is also considered similar to Mars. So the works which are related to Mars are also related to Ketu.
KAL SARPA YOGA
Kala Sarpa Yoga is formed when Rahu Ketu turn-up in the planets in the natal chart. It means if Rahu is 10 degrees, Leo and Ketu 10 degrees, Aquarius and all the planets are within these degrees, either from Leo to Aquarius or Aquarius to Leo. No planet should conjunct Rahu or Ketu to complete this yoga. It curbs completely any indications of the charts. One may face many important lessons in this life, where no amount of effort is rewarded and one has to face many obstacles for incomprehensible reasons.
This Yoga does not indicate either success or failure, but a person caught up in Karmic forces so great that they curb his or her destiny. It acts bafflingly, without other indications in the birth Chart. The conclusion is that one has to pay a heavy price for past Karma in life. Understanding and counter- acting the effects of Kala Sarpa Yoga needs a person to move towards his higher self. As Rahu and Ketu act on the inner self, the need to understand the psychic suggestions and the inner chunks created by this blend is important.
REMEDIES FOR KETU (DRAGON’S TAIL)
•Keep or feed a white and black dog (two colours only).
•Feed 100 chapattis (baked bread) to dogs.
•Donate a cow (milk giving) and sesame seeds in charity.
•Apply saffron (kesar) on your forehead.
•Wear gold preferably in your ears.
•Give white and black blanket made of wool in a religous place or temple.
•Ganesh pooja will be helpful.
REMEDIES FOR KETU MAHADASHA
If you are suffering from Mahadasha of Ketu then do the following remedies-
•Offer 4 pieces of wood in running water.
•Serve meals to the young girls and give them donations.
•Donate blankets to the poor and Brahmins.
•Worship lord Ganesha and donate laddoos every day at a Ganesha temple.
•Cast some 21 pieces of coal into the running water.
•Wear a Cat’s eye in a ring made of silver, in the middle finger of your right h
Even if you are facing problems in your life and work, you should consult an expert astrologer so that he can suggest you the best remedies for your problems and hindrances in your way of success. He can be your good friend and guide who can light a lamp of hope to enlighten your life. Have a faith in Vedic astrology so that you can easily move ahead living behind all your problems.
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