| KETU |
Ketu is just a point in the solar system. It is invisible and hence it is called as shadow planet. Ketu is also known by the names as Dragon's tail and Descending Node.
The planet Ketu is a cruel planet although it has a spiritual aspect to it as well. It is also responsible for various kinds of mishappenings in life especially those incidents which occur suddenly like accidents etc.
When conjoined with benefic house, it gives positive results while being with malefic planets, the results may be negative. Ketu increases the positive effects of house where it is situated.
The planet Ketu also forms various bad Yogas when it is in conjunction with other planets. Ill-placed Ketu also provides many bad results in the life of native just like Rahu but the intensity of the bad results are lower in comparison to Rahu. Ketu is milder in comparison of Rahu. Ill placed Ketu creates many hurdles and breaks in the life of natives. But there is a positive side also in it. Ketu is considered to be a great provider of spirituality. Strong influence of Ketu leads the person towards the detachment with the worldly matters and leads him or her towards salvation. Ketu induces strong religious feelings in the native and provides ultimate peace to the soul.
BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT PLANET - KETU
| Lord of Nakshatra || Magha, Mool and Ashwini |
| Duration in Each Rashi || 1 and a half years |
| Exalted in || Sagittarius ( Dhanu ) |
| Debilitated in || Gemini ( Mithun ) |
| Day || Saturday |
| Gender || Neutral |
| Friendly Planets || Venus, Mercury, Saturn & Rahu |
| Neutral Planet || Jupiter |
| Enemy Planets || Sun, Moon and Mars |
| Direction || South West |
| Color || Grey, Black, Smoky |
| Metal || Iron |
| Gem || Cat's Eye, Monalisa |
| Element || Air |
| Period of Maha Dasha || 7 years |
| Deity || Lord Ganesha |
| Vedic Mantra || Om Kang Ketvey Namah |
| Beej Mantra || Om Straang Streeng Straung Sah Ketvey Namah - 17000 times |
| Articles of Donation || Seven types of Grains, Coconut, Blanket, Sesame oil, Black Cloth, Iron, Weapon made of Iron, Ketu Yantra ( at noon time ) |
| Remedies of Ketu as per Vedic Astrology || CLICK HERE |
| Remedies of Ketu as per Lal Kitab || CLICK HERE |
EFFECTS OF A POWERFUL KETU
When Ketu is powerful and well placed in one's horoscope, it bestows spiritual tendencies, asceticism, non attachment to worldly desires & ambitions, it also bestows wisdom, powers of discrimination, spiritual knowledge. Ketu gives psychic abilities to its natives and makes them masters of the healing arts, natural healing, healing herbs, spices, foods, tartaric healing, healing of persons possessed by evil spirits, ghosts & astral forces. Ketu natives also have the ability to go unnoticed or merge into the crowd of common folk.
EFFECTS OF A WEAK KETU
When Ketu is weak, it can give weak eyesight, poor concentration power, boundless worries and anxiety to the native. The native can be a bad speaker, hard hearted, economical, quarrelsome, immoral, sinful & proud.
Ketu influensive people are of grey complexion with dark red eyes, Tall and thin body.
Worker of Temples, Manufacturer and Seller of Flags, Manufacturer and seller of rope etc.
The diseases indicated by Ketu are Cancer, Leprosy, Paralysis, Poor Blood circulation, Anemia, Pain in joints, diseases related to nerves.
The products represented by Ketu are Tamarind, Banana, Lemon, Black Lentil, Sword, Musk, Blanket, Sugar, Mixed seven grain, Saffron, Lead
Ketu represents Maternal Grand Father, Astrology, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Industries, Intelligence, Non attachment, Wisdom, fantasy, psychic abilities, Fire or accidents, past karma, broken relations, magical power, assassination, deep thinking, desire for knowledge, changing events, spiritual growth, comets, cheatings, mental illness etc.
Ketu represents animals like Dog, Vulture, Deer, Dove, animals with thorns, Pig, Donkey, Lizard, Mouse
Underground places, tunnels, etc.
METALS AND GEMS
Precious gems/ metals represented by Ketu is Cat's Eye. Native who has a weak Ketu can wear the Ring ( in Ring finger ) or Pendant of Cat's Eye in Silver in the constellation of Ketu.