Rahu and Ketu both the planets are imaginary planets and positioned opposite each other. The north node of the demon is called Rahu and the south node is called ketu and Ketu represents the tail of the Demon. Ketu governs the constellations called Ashwin, Magha and Mool.
The Ketu or the south node of the Demon is represented as the difficult, selfish or egoistic deeds, bad karma of your past lives, on the other hand the other side of Ketu represents moksha and mastery of secret and mysterious knowledge. But the mastery or moksha can be achieved by an individual after a suffering or pains which are because of the placement of Ketu in different houses in an individualâ€™s horoscope.
Ketu is also considered as a shadow planet and it does not have any physical existence but yes the impact is very great on the lives of human being. Rahu and Ketu represents the karmic desire of individualâ€™s past and present. In ancient time our Rishis has allotted Sagittarius as the house of exaltation for Ketu, but some of the scholars think that Ketu is exalted in Scorpio. Likewise it is debilitated in Gemini or Taurus. Ketu is considered strong in Jupiter sign. Ketu feels comfortable with Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Rahu. His enemies are Mars, Sun and Moon. Ketu has special enmity with Moon.
Ketu is one of the Spritual planet, the person who has influence of ketu is gifted with spiritual achievements. The other interest of Ketu are religious and secret awareness which includes supernatural powers and ghost related subjects. Such spiritual people have power to heal through the spirituality.
Ketu also brings luxury intuition and wisdom, if its placement in the horoscope is favourable. But if it is placed in unfavourable place then it causes anxiety, ghost related issues, unnecessary depression, lack of concentration and worries. Below you can find the general prediction of Ketu in different houses of a horoscope chart. But the actual picture can be clear when we look at the positions of other planets as well, that is ketuâ€™s placement with other planets, it also depends on the aspect of Ketu and the sign and the house in which ketu is placed. The nakshatra of Ketu should also be analysed.
Results of Ketu in Ist house of Chart
If Ketu is in the first of the horoscope than it is considered to beneficial for father, but for the spouse may face some health related issues. Fifth house can also bring problems in progeny or health for children. The seventh aspect of Ketu causes sufferings and health related problems for spouse. Though the aspect of benefic planets may decrease the negative effects of Ketu.
Results of Ketu in 2nd House of the Chart
If the Ketu is present in the 2nd house of the chart then the native may be misunderstood because of the harsh language though the person may be good at heart. The person may also face lack of concentration in studies, because of malefic Ketu there will be lot of tour and travels but that would also be not much of beneficiary. The native may also feel dissatisfied because of his monetary status though the income is high. Success comes little late in such natives.
Results of Ketu in 3rd House of the chart
If Ketu is positioned in the 3rd house then it gives positive results, the person will be very wealthy and famous. If we talk about children then the native will have obedient children, also the person will be religious and god-fearing. The person will have good earnings and the travelling part will be beneficial. But all these results are only possible when the Ketu is benefic and Ketu is placed exalted and has aspects of favourable planets. Bacuse of malefic Ketu travelling will be waste of time and money.
Results of Ketu in 4th House of the chart
If the malefic Ketu is present in the 4th house then it causes problems related to health for mother. There may be cases when the relationship with mother will not be good. There might be tensions and depression and the native may face health related issues specifically diabetes, also heart related issues. Issues related to property may be a reason for money.
Results for Ketu in 5th House of the chart
If the Ketu is in 5th house then there may be problems in life if it does not have the aspect of benefic planet like Jupiter. Progeny is also one of the issue with such natives, delay in birth and miscarriage can also be problems for them. If the child is born then also the child may face health related issues. Studies may be effected and also ketu is not good for love related matters. Gambling and speculation is beneficial for such natives.
Results for Ketu in 6th House of the chart
If the Ketu is placed in the 6th house then the Rahu will automatically be in 12th house. Such position creates situations when the native is settled abroad and lives a happy and blissful life. But some health related issues like UTI or weak eye sight may be there.
Results for Ketu in 7th House of the chart
If Ketu is placed in 7th house then there might be hurdles in marriage as ketu creates problems. Marriage will be delayed or there will be a troublesome marriage. There might be lack of faith and trust among the partners.
Results of Ketu in 8th House of the Chart
If Ketu is placed in the 8th house then it gives negative results as 8th house is considered as bad in astrology. There are problems in earnings and financial matters and also it brings hurdles in the life. If Ketu is afflicted then the native is prone to injuries and accidents, it can also endanger the life of a person.
Results of Ketu in 9th House of the Chart
The native will have negative effects in life if the Ketu is in the debilitated state in the 9th house. The person will be poor and will not follow the ethics.
Results of Ketu in 10th House of the chart
The tenth house is the house of Saturn which is lord of Capricorn sign so the Ketuâ€™s effect will depend on the position of Saturn in the nativeâ€™s natal chart. If the Saturn is in the strong position then it will give positive results, the native will be lucky and self centered.
Results of Ketu in 11th House of the chart
As per the vedic astrology 11th house is considered as the house of income flow, so all the planets in this house are considered to be auspicious and same way ketu is also considered to be auspicious. But Saturnâ€™s position needs to be analysed before coming to any final conclusion as Saturn is the lord of 11th house, so if the Saturn is strong then the results will be positive.
Results of Ketu in 12th House of the Chart
If the Ketu is in the 12th house then it is not considered as good because the native may face some of the legal obligations loss of money. But if the nativeâ€™s Jupiter is strong then it gives positive results.
ÂEffect of Ketu in Different Houses by Vipin Saini