RAHU AND ITíS EFFECT
In Hindu Astrology importance and recognition has been given to Rahu.Rahu and Ketu are the two nodes of the Moon though they are non-existence but are treated as planets in Indian Vedic Astrology. They are also called shadowy planet. Rahu and Ketu have helped us to predict the Eclipses.
Rahu is known as the Dragonís head and the position of Rahu represents research, life in foreign land, skin diseases, maternal grandmother, darkness, gambling, cunningness, and backbiter. Rahu when it comes to [profession is related to lawyers, medicines, telephones, electricity, airlines, wrestlers and aeronautical.
Rahu represents the South-West direction and it give diseases of spleen, intestinal diseases, insanity, ulcers, skin diseases, burning sensation in body and diseases of †feet and skin.
According to Hindu Astrology Rahu is considered as a malefic planet. Rahu eclipse the Sun and the Moon representing the soul and mind respectively. Rahu rules over three asterisms which fall in the sign Gemini, Libra and Aquarius.
Gemini is ruled by planet Mercury which represents intellect, Libra represents planet Venus which represents pleasure and Aquarius is Saturn which rules misery hence Rahuís portfolio represents all these in abundance
Rahu resembles the planet Saturn and Rahu is Vimshottari Dasha last for 18 Years.
Rahu has been even talked about in the Rig-Veda and it says that Rahu is not a planet but a Demon while in traditional legend Rahu and Ketu are two parts of the same demon. While in Hindu Mythology Rahu and Ketu are serpents. One is the head and other is the tail.
In Western Astrology they do not consider them as planets as they do not have physical bodies and they are Moonís Nodes
RAHU IN DIFFERENT HOUSES
RAHU IN FIRST HOUSE:† When Rahu is in the first house from the Lagna or Ascendant then in this position the individual is unprincipled, selfish, shrewd personality. When it comes to health the person does not keep good health. His relationship with his wife and family is a little strain and the partnership is a drag for them in many ways. This helps them to learn in life and they have no choice .Regarding the financial matter they are quite comfortable.
RAHU IN THE SECOND HOUSE: When Rahu is in the second house from the Lagna Chart or Ascendant then the person has a worried nature, touchy and regarding speech they may use abusive words and try to manipulate in their talks. They are manipulative in their relationships with family and friends bur when it comes to love life they keep their partner very happy. Financially the position of Rahu will make the person fairly rich and comfortable.
RAHU IN THE THIRD HOUSE: When Rahu is in the third house from the Lagna Chart or Ascendant then the person has unusual intellectual ability, but a social person.The personís relationship with brothers and sisters may not be very cordial but the relationship with spouse will be comfortable and happy. Love life will be smooth and happy. Royal comforts and good conveniences are also predicted.
RAHU IN THE FOURTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the fourth house of a native from the Lagna or Ascendant then the person is stubborn, suspicious and a heartless person. To them parent family plays a very important role for them and they may gain property from their parents but the relationship with the family remains stain throughout life. This position is also not good for personal life and differences with spouse are seen.
RAHU IN THE FIFTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the fifth house of a person then he is short tempered, absentminded and can forget things easily. He has limited progeny and will have more female progeny than male. The relationship with children is very close. They have good success in love/romance but regarding friendships they will have disappointments. Speculative gains are seen.
RAHU IN THE SIXTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the sixth house from the the Lagna Chart / Ascendant is a very comfortable position. The nativeís hurdles will be destroyed and will bring in great success in terms of finances and even the enemies will vanish away. Success in foreign land is also predicted. He will get worldly pleasures and will have good relations with his family and spouse.
RAHU IN SEVENTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the seventh house of the native from the Lagna Chart/ Ascendant, the native has unprincipled life, self willed, diplomatic, charming. Relationship with wife is very important for them but they have difference of opinion with their spouse. Financially they reach great heights but major losses in money are also seen. They have an unconventional marriage. Relationship with family is decent enough.
RAHU IN THE EIGHTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the eighth house the native has a long life but he is a little selfish, physically weak, not a very truthful person. They get irritated very fast, financially he is supported by other people, money is obtained through partners, Strong interest in occult science and relationship with spouse and family is good but difference with in laws is predicted.
RAHU IN THE NINTH HOUSE: When Rahu is ninth from the Lagna or the Ascendant the person is not religious, rude in speech, causes trouble to others. The individual is self centered and can cheat others. Financially a comfortable position and can earn or even settle in foreign lands. Relationship with family, friends are cordial but the individual is not attached to anybody. Does not keep very good health.
RAHU IN THE TENTH HOUSE: When Rahu is tenth house from the the Ascendant or Lagna Chart the person is less talkative, aggressive nature, earning through unfair means. The individual doesnít have a stable career and sudden changes are seen in his profession. Rahu is good for professional growth and success is seen in the professional field. But when it comes to relationship with the family stained relationship with parents and with spouse is seen but the native is very caring towards the children.
RAHU IN THE ELEVENTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the eleventh house from the nativeís Lagna or Ascendant the nativeís. Personal life will not be too great and when it comes to romance and love life they may face difficulties. They have control over their mind, they a very friendly and the friends help them in time of need. They are wealthy and successful in their professional world. When it comes to family they do not have a great bonding and their love life is also not too great. They travel to far off lands and earn good money.
RAHU IN THE TWELFTH HOUSE: When Rahu is in the twelfth house from the Lagna chart/Ascendant the native has a lot to learn in life with or without a choice. In their work they are methodical, practical, punctual and steady. They have poor health and live away from home. They may even have a bad marriage life which might end in a divorce. Their expenses are very high sometimes their expenses are more than the income. They are not very religious. They get success in occult.