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Effects during Major period of Rahu and Ketu Part 1

Dr. Shanker Adawal

Part 1

Now let us explain the signs etc., of Rahu and Ketu so that the Effects of their Period may be ascertained.

The wise maintain that Rahu occupying Virgo, Pisces or Scorpio in a birth chart bestow upon the native, during his Dasa, honour and happiness, lordships of lands, vehicles and attendants. All these, however, are liable to be taken away at the conclusion of the Dasa.

During the Rahu Dasa the native takes to wicked means or suffers from the terrible ailment beyond diagnose; loses wife and children. There is danger of being poisoned and trouble from enemies and suffers from diseases of the eyes and head. The native faces opposition from friends and cultivators too and acquires displeasure of the kings.

Rahu period- with reference to their natural governance over certain affairs-

1. If Rahu is strong, benefic and well placed, during his Major period there will be accumulation of wealth, gains from business, prosperity or promotion in profession, gain of position of command and respect, and general happiness.

2. If Rahu is weak, malefic and badly placed, there will be loss of wealth, quarrels and disputes, criminal actions, wanderings, poverty, ill health to wife and children or their death, death of elderly members in the family, contagious diseases, etc.

3. The exaltation sign of Rahu is Scorpio and for Ketu it is Taurus and the Moolatrikona signs are respectively Sagittarius and Gemini. Own sign of Rahu is Aquarius and of

4. If Rahu is exalted in the nativity:-

Its Period will be extremely favourable and wealth, prosperity etc., is attained. Ambitions are accomplished through friends and king (Government), possibility of conveyance and son, construction of new residence, religious feelings, festivity, Royal recognition in the foreign land, decorative items, Jewellery etc., are also achieved.

5. If Rahu is also aspected by and in conjunction with the benefic planets, posited in Angles, Trines the 11th or the 3rd house and with auspicious sign- gives property, land etc. and happiness is achieved with the blessing of king. Also recognition from the head of the family and welfare of house become possible.

6. If Rahu is posited in the 8th or the 12th house-the result of the Period is painful.

7. If Rahu has connection with the malefic planets and is conjunct with `Maraka’ house-
The result will be shifting of the native from place to place, mental agony, death of wife and son, stale food etc.

Note: In the beginning of Period, physical stress and loss of wealth and agriculture produce, be expected and

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