A GUIDE TO RAHU AND KETU TRANSITS BY RISING AND MOON SIGNS

 

PART 2:  RAHU AND KETU TRANSITS BY RISING SIGN OR MOON SIGN


ARIES RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 12th House

Ketu Transiting: 6th House

If Rahu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart with no malefic associations from Saturn, Ketu, or Mars, then this a good time for a foreign trip spiritual pilgrimage, or an outing in the mountains. Donate to charity, and good causes and do service work but avoid over-working.

If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart with  malefic associations from Saturn, Ketu, or Mars, then you may develop sleep problems because the Vata or air element will be over-activated so be quiet in the evening and don’t do heavy aerobic exercise or watch violent action movies before you go to sleep. Avoid eating late. You may develop difficult-to-diagnose ailments and you will have to seek alternative practitioners to find an answer. You may have trouble being grounded or develop foot problems and feel psychologically unsettled. It will be an important time to turn to spirituality, meditation, and yoga. Avoid sexual addiction as Rahu transiting through the twelfth house can unearth psychological complexes related to fear, worry, and paranoia. Remember that the things that you are worrying about are illusionary and 99% of the things we worry about do not happen.

If Ketu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefics, then there will be a desire to reorganize your life for the better and move toward self-improvement.  Medical and healing work may be aided and spiritual remedies will be strong.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations, there may be a desire for liberation and letting go of what is routine in your life.  You may become very unhappy with work (6th house) and want to change or just not show up, so find a way to modify your situation for the better.

  

TAURUS RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 11th House

Ketu Transiting: 5th House

If Rahu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefics like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in powerful new friends and new group associations. There could be monetary windfalls or bonuses but be careful how you invest money at this time with Ketu transiting through the 5th house of speculation and investment. Use this transit to support groups and humanitarian organizations. You could have beneficial relationships with older siblings or unexpected money could come from the Southwest direction. Find new mentors to lead you to positive growth.

If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively mpacted by malefics like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to connections with swindlers or con-artists that present things that are too good to be true. Evaluate them in the light of common sense and do your due diligence. You may have problems with older siblings or develop ear infections. Make sure to save carefully to avoid negative cash flow if income gets hit by irregular ups and downs.

If Ketu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefics like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to shift spiritual affiliations and spend more time in meditation and reading holy works about theology. Romance may be impacted and you will need to be more demonstrative about affection rather than withdrawing. Work with your children to make unexpected adjustments and there may be unexpected gains from investments.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations, you may be overprotective of children and that may lead to rebellion if you smother them too much. You may attract needy or difficult people in romance or you may receive surprise losses in investments. You may have trouble sitting to meditate and your mind may feel restless and ungrounded.

 

GEMINI   RISING OR MOON:

RAHU IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 10TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 4TH HOUSES.

 If Rahu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in promotions in career, being seen more, more status, learning unusual skills, and success with foreign countries.  You may even expect some gain from cordial relationships with people of distinction. You are also likely to get new opportunities on your work front, which would give you higher responsibilities and more freedom. Rahu in the tenth house can produce major changes in your career. You may change jobs, receive a promotion, or decide to do something entirely different. Your company could be bought out and an entire new management team could be put into place. This area of life will be a major focus for this entire time. You may not spend much time at home as a result.

 If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to

You may have problems with decision-making and are not clear about what to do. Make sure to take only credit for your achievements. You might be exposed to scandals so be careful before you get into shady undertakings. Finances would require your focused attention or else you may lose some of them. Health could be a matter of concern during this particular time. You are likely to develop sleep disorders, which could also be a result of your constant worries.

 If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to reorganize your home and rearrange furniture or your garage. Find a way to make your home more spiritual, and get a Vastu or Feng Shui reading. This is a time for spiritual education and a chance to upgrade your job skills.

  

If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations such as Saturn or Mars,  your home may need costly repairs. It is recommended not to buy or sell real estate during this transitYour emotions may be more sensitive and less stable so be patient and avoid making decisions when your mood is too strong.  Make sure your car is in good repair.  Attend to your mother and work on healing past challenges.  Watch out for undiagnosable problems in the heart and chest area and work on finding a good doctor to get through it.

 CANCER RISING

RAHU IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 9TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 3RD  HOUSES.

If Rahu is unaffected in transit or in your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then use this transit as a time to support higher learning.   Continue your growth as a perpetual student.

If you already know your spiritual path then go deeper with it. If you have not found your path then you will be on a definite quest.   Overall, this is a time to revamp and solidify your whole belief system.

This is an opportunity to examine your beliefs and either reject worn-out ones or come into a stage of wisdom and knowing. Pay attention to your father and taking care of him and also to your spiritual teacher. Benefits could come from publishing at this time. You could have beneficial visits to foreign countries for business, and unexpected good luck may arise.

 If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively  impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to

 Beware of false teachers and make sure you do not get caught up in spiritual grumbling. Keep your ethics intact and avoid unscrupulous dealings. Be careful with foreign travel and spiritual pilgrimages. Health would also require your attention as you may suffer from a few minor ailments at this time

 If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to go on an adventure trip and have more fun and this good lead to major transformations.  Time to take up dancing writing and acting and playing an instrument. Work on your relationships with your younger siblings and neighbors.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations,  you may have trouble with younger siblings who surprise you with their behavior.   Watch communications with others as they may end up confusing. Realize that writing may lead to major re-writing and allow plenty of extra time to get your publications done on time.

 

LEO RISING

RAHU IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 8TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 2ND  HOUSES. 

If Rahu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in luck through lottery insurance money or income coming out of the blue.   Use this time to work on your health and trust your intuition as it will be strong. It is time to get your finances in order in general. Sit down with a financial advisor review your current portfolio and make adjustments.

 If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to

Health issues and diseases of the reproductive organs, or other sexually transmitted diseases. Do not take any health-related complications for granted as it might prove to be life-risking for you. You may also suffer from mental anxiety and unnecessary fear of everything. Keep away from corruption and malpractices as you may end up with the judiciary. You may also have to face humiliation and defamation during this particular phase.  People may take credit for work you have done so be kind around that one.  Get second opinions on chronic ailments.

 If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to study scripture and engage in kirtan or spiritual chanting.  Watch finances and expenditures and keep them in order.  Time to modify your diet and get creative with speech to take up Toastmasters or attend a poetry or creative writing class.

 If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations,  you may

want to be careful with the money that you receive from other sources could go out just as quickly as it came if you are not careful with your spending. There could be a tendency to find happiness through spending money on material possessions so be aware. Disruptions in your home life could cause you to seek counseling. Breaking family patterns and cycles is very hard work but you must change it for you and the coming generations.   You may need some dental work as the second house deals with teeth. Make sure that you are getting enough nutrition as you may have a loss of appetite. Make sure you eat fresh foods and avoid vices like smoking, drinking, and drug use.

 

VIRGO RISING

RAHU IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 7TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 1ST  HOUSES. 

 If Rahu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in a chance to support your partner. Profits in business with business partners may happen and there may be new opportunities for foreign travel for business overseas. You could meet someone new or decide to put more energy into a current relationship. If you do meet someone new then they will be very different than the people that you are usually attracted to. They could be from a foreign country or a different culture from yours.

During this period, Rahu will move through your seventh house from the Moon. This brings in fatigue and worry for you. This is the time when you need to keep away from any kind of property-related litigations and trade, as you are likely to lose your property at this time. However, some of you may even gain profit or suddenly progress in your field of trade.

 If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to problems with relationships   At home, avoid any kind of argument with your spouse as this might lead to quarrels. Try and maintain a cordial relationship with your friends and relatives to avoid being deserted by them. You are susceptible to getting involved in an illicit affair with a person of the opposite sex. Avoid this kind of relationship during this time as this might end up ruining your name in society. Pay attention to your health as you may catch some venereal diseases. You may also develop some bile and wind-related diseases. The health of your spouse may also cause worry during this particular time. Keep an eye on your behavior and avoid any kind of arguments with your enemies.

 If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to increase your spiritual growth. Your intuition may flourish. People will have trouble knowing who you are.  You may find yourself having some pleasant surprises. Time for a personal makeover, and changing jobs but do focus on adding more spiritual content to your life.

 If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations,  you may have trouble staying grounded and living in the real world.  Unexpected changes may hit you and force you to move, changing jobs. Be proactive and stay ahead of the curve to prevent excess anxiety.  Energy could be wild and high at times and make you erratic so make sure you ground yourself at the gym with weights or hiking.

LIBRA RISING:

RAHU  IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 6TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 12TH HOUSES.

If Rahu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring advancement in your life despite minor obstructions.  Time to be proactive and disciplined around health which means joining a gym, getting a nutritionist, or getting an Ayurvedic treatment.  There could be a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Engage in service work, particularly with foreign organizations. If you have any legal issues that arise then you have more of a chance of coming out victorious with Rahu transiting your sixth house.

If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively  impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to

Service work where there is confusion.  Avoid not being too toxic with others by spilling your emotional guts out too much. Stay out of debt avoid legal complications and avoid getting burned out.  Rahu in or transiting the sixth house can increase the chance of Vata-related illness. You have the power to overcome them if you change your lifestyle. This is the time to face any addictions head-on and conquer them for good. If you are in a position to hire new employees then make sure that you conduct a thorough background check. There is a possibility that you could attract dishonest individuals to your company

If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to disconnect from the world, visit an ashram, or engage in long meditation.  Good time to take a retreat, and visit India. Work on creating a new life for yourself as this is a time to let go of the past.  Through regular meditation and your sadhana practice, you can make a LOT of spiritual progress in this time. You may have profound flashes of insight or past life memories. Your dreams will be more vivid and spiritual in content.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations,  you have to be careful with finances and expenditures which could be irregular.  Traveling in foreign countries could be filled with challenges and ups and downs.

 

SCORPIO  RISING OR MOON:

RAHU IS TRANSITING THROUGH YOUR 5TH

KETU THROUGH YOUR 11TH HOUSES.

If Rahu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or negatively  impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in new romance, particularly from a foreign partner. You may be drawn to foreign entertainment and foreign movies.  Investments may be up but be careful as Rahu can take them away quickly.   Good time for spiritual reading.  If you desire children or new pets, consider planning this carefully. This is the time to put your creative stamp on the world. If you have let some creative hobbies fall by the wayside then take them back up. They could generate an extra source of income for you.

 If Rahu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to difficulties with romance and family planning.  Problems with investment might arise or children may become rebellious. Your mind may seem clouded by shadow and doubts about your spiritual practices may arise. You will have many ideas and can even become obsessed with them.  You may feel rebellious against others and their expectations of you as a result of this transit. Mentally you may suffer from increased agony and confusion. Your decision-making skill may go haywire making you get carried away to make the wrong decision.

 If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to

consider new money ventures that increase your income. This is a time to meet new people and make new friends.

 If Ketu is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations,  you may have friends who suddenly leave or for whom you find that you no longer have anything in common. Beware of friends that drain your energy or are too needy. In general, friends can disappoint you during this transit. Make sure to save money as cash flow could be erratic. There could be disappointments with elder siblings or they be under stress and strain.  Find a routine as the activity could be erratic and random.  Stay on top of checking out new ventures.

SAGITTARIUS RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 4th House

Ketu Transiting: 10th House

If Ketu is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or positively impacted by benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then this transit could bring in promotions in career, being seen more, more status, learning unusual skills, and success with foreign countries. You may even expect some gain from cordial relationships with people of distinction. You are also likely to get new opportunities on your work front, which would give you higher responsibilities and more freedom. Ketu transiting  the tenth house can produce major changes in your career. You may change jobs, receive a promotion, or decide to do something entirely different. Your company could be bought out and an entire new management team could be put into place. This area of life will be a major focus for this entire time.  Ketu is like Mars and has Dig Bala in the 10th house but in transit it can produce change.

If  Ketu is afflicted in transit or your natal chart or negatively  impacted by malefic like Saturn, Mars, Ketu, and the Sun, then this transit could lead to having problems with decision-making and not clear what to do. Make sure to take only credit for your achievements. You might be exposed to scandals so be careful before you get into shady undertakings. Finances would require your focused attention or else you may lose some of them.  You may feel unrecognized and passed over for promotion.

If Rahu  is unaffected in transit or your natal chart or associated with benefits like Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus, then there will be a desire to reorganize your home and rearrange furniture or your garage. Find a way to make your home more spiritual, and get a Vastu or Feng Shui reading. This is a time for spiritual education and a chance to upgrade your job skills

If Rahu  is afflicted in transit or by malefic natal chart associations such as Saturn or Mars, your home may need costly repairs. It is recommended not to buy or sell real estate during this transitYour emotions may be more sensitive and less stable so be patient and avoid making decisions when your mood is too strong. Make sure your car is in good repair.  Attend to your mother and work on healing past challenges. Watch out for undiagnosable problems in the heart and chest area and work on finding a good doctor to get through it.

With Ketu  in the 4th house of home and family, you may have some major repairs to your residence that will be costly. It is recommended not to buy or sell real estate during this transit.  

 CAPRICORN  RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 3rd House

Ketu Transiting: 9th House

If your 3rd house is not afflicted by malefics in transit or your natal chart, then the 3rd house transits of Rahu will support you physically, make you feel stronger, and create more determination and courage to make changes in your life. It will foster creativity for writing projects or artistic development. You might take up Toastmasters do more public speaking and be drawn to spiritual journeys and short trips.

If your 9th house is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart, then Ketu transiting there might lead to a deep spiritual, philosophical, or religious breakthrough and foreign travel could be beneficial. It is a good time to write the big philosophical and spiritual tome and get it published!

If the sign of Pisces  is afflicted in your natal chart or transit, then Rahu might create a misunderstanding with younger siblings, or develop moodiness, which could be alleviated by writing or creative activities.

Ketu transiting through your 9th if afflicted may lead you to question your Gurus or teachers and consider leaving them. You might be drawn into switching your beliefs at this time and take a different spiritual path. Foreign travel might be fraught with challenges so have a backup plan and make sure someone has copies of your passports and that you have the flexibility to change airline tickets if something unexpected comes up. If you are working on a book, be prepared for major rewrites, and the process will take much longer than expected.

 AQUARIUS  RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 2nd House

Ketu Transiting: 8th House

If Rahu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart with no malefic associations from Saturn, Ketu, or Mars, then this is a time to clean up your family relationships and possibly profit from foreign investments. Focus on speaking the truth and being cordial and pleasant. You might get a promotion, raise, or earn extra money if you can start a side business or venture.

If Ketu is unafflicted in transit because of no natal or malefic associations from Saturn, Mars, or the Sun, then your intuition may blossom during this transit. Research, self-discovery, and psychological insights could be keen. This is a good time for seminars, courses, or sessions with your therapist. Your partner may come into some unexpected money and you may become interested in esoteric subjects or metaphysics, as Ketu in the 8th house could make you much more sensitive to other dimensions.

If Rahu is afflicted in transit because of malefic associations from Saturn or Mars, then finances might be challenged. Money might dry up at times and come in spurts. You have to watch your diet and eat pure foods as you might be prone to binge eating to cover up emotions. If you have not overcome addictive patterns then stay away from alcohol and recreational chemicals and do not use sexual activity to cover up emotional distress. Watch your speech to avoid cursing or rough language so you do not hurt others.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit because of malefic associations with Mars, Saturn, or the Sun, watch your health and your hypersensitivity. This may require being more grounded and doing regular yoga and exercise. You may develop hidden and undiagnosable health issues so keep looking for answers with alternative practitioners. There is always an answer out there even if traditional medicine cannot find one.

PISCES  RISING OR MOON:

Rahu Transiting: 1st House

Ketu Transiting: 7th House

If Rahu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart with no malefic associations from Saturn, Ketu, or Mars then this is a time to purify your system, get your affairs in order, and get clearer about your life. Use this time for self-improvement, business relationships with foreign companies, and get rid of toxic relationships.

Rahu in transit could make you more charismatic, allowing you to be a leader and attract followers, which might grant some temporary fame.

If Rahu is afflicted in transit by malefic associations with natal planets like Saturn, Mars, and Ketu then you might be subject to toxins, pollutants, chemical or hormonal changes and it will be important to do regular detox diets. You will have to defend your status and position from others who might snipe at you and try to bring you down. The air element or Vata will dominate so you will need to eat hot, calming foods and drink calming herbal teas to ground you. Exercise, meditation, and yoga will be necessary.

If Ketu is unafflicted in transit or your natal chart with no malefic associations from Saturn, Mars, or the Sun, this will be a good time to reevaluate business-related activities such as relationships, conditions, and contracts. Your romantic partner may need support and your challenge will be to be there with devotion.

If Ketu is afflicted in transit by malefic associations with natal planets like Saturn and Mars and the Sun, then you will want to change business relationships and consider breaking up with your partner if you are dissatisfied. Avoid flying off the handle and throwing out the baby with the bathwater. You will be prone to want to do more travel in search of deep spirituality and truth but if it is not planned carefully, it could lead to aimless wandering with no direction.

Special thanks to Komilla Sutton and Bill Levacy for their insights into these transits.

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