Remedies of planet Ketu according to Vedic Astrology
| Chanting of Mantra and Stotra |
For removing effects of malefic Ketu, Mantra and Stotra related to Ketu are chanted to remove the Malefic effects of planet Ketu. The Japa of Ketu Mantras should be started from any Tuesday of bright half. The total number of Japa for planet Ketu are 17,000 but in Kaliyuga, they have to be done 4 times and therefore the total number of Japas should be 68,000. After this a Homa ( Fire ritual ) should be performed in which the Ketu Mantras should be recited for 6800 times ( 1/10th of the total number of Mantras ).
| Fasting and Worship |
A person should worship Lord Ganesha to pacify the Malefic effects of planet Ketu. One should keep fast on Tuesday. One should eat fruits and drink milk. One should take the blessing of the elders of the family.
| Gems for planet Ketu |
The Gem for the planet Ketu is Cat's Eye which is worn to remove the Malefic effects of Ketu or to strengthen a weak Ketu. The Cat's Eye should be purchased in the bright half ( Shukla Paksha ). Ideally, the purchasing of the Cat's Eye and making of the Ring should be done in Magha, Moola or Ashwini Nakshatra. The weight of the Cat's Eye should be at least of 3 carats. This Ring should be worn in the morning. Before wearing, the Ring should be dipped in the cow's milk for 30 minutes after which it should be cleaned with Gangajal ( Holy Water ) and there after it may be kept on a Black cloth on which a Ketu Yantra has been drawn and worshipped with incense sticks and flowers. After this, the Ring should be worn with utmost Faith and Devotion. If a person is not capable of purchasing a Cat's Eye then Monalisa or Zircon may be used in place of Cat's Eye.
| Offering & Donations |
The Malefic effects of planet Ketu can also be removed by offerings ( Donations to a Brahmin on a Tuesday afternoon ). The items of Donations are Seven types of grains, Coconut, Blanket, Sesame oil, Black Cloth, Iron, Weapon made of Iron and Ketu Yantra.
| Other Remedies |
- Give food to girls that are under 9 years.
- Become moral and good chartered.
- Worship Goddess Ganesha regularly.
- Donate Sesame, Lemon & Banana.
- Give Black & White blanket in religious place and to needy people.
- Place a flag in Lord Ganesha temple.