Rahu in Astrology is the Shadow planet with the form of a headless/serpent headed person. Hence, Rahu rules temptations and worldly things and will never be satisfied with small benefits but will opt for the lion's share. Rahu is a warrior. Hence, the natives influenced by Rahu will have the quarrelling type of mentality. The mode of transport for Rahu in mythology is Lion, and the lion is an animal that does not hunt when not hungry. Likewise, the natives ruled by Rahu will relax and strike/hunt only when there is a necessity. Rahu is also called dragon's head by Western Astrologers.
Rahu in Astrologyis a very unsteady and erratic force ruled by obsessive passions and unconcerned with ethical notions of right and wrong. Because of this, Rahu can bring great material progress, though any success gained under its influence is likely to be short-lived. Rahu is tricky and sneaky and creates illusions of all kinds. It especially manifests in one's compulsions of uncontrollable passions. Ketu is also an unsteady and sometimes treacherous force, but its qualities are more of an abstract, inward nature, in contrast to Rahu who is more concerned with outward, worldly matters.
Rahu loves worldly riches and possession of all material things. Rahu in Vedic Astrology represents where our ambitions are, it’s what we constantly think about. Rahu in Astrology is the North Node of the Moon, which only has a head and no body.
Rahu is the North Node of the Moon, which only has a head and no body; because the body is the south node KETU. These two planets are a major part of the Vedic Astrological system. Rahu wants to have those things like Latest iPhone 12 Pro Max with 512GB space. It wants that Audi and hates driving its current car.
|Graha||Vedas Significators||External Object Represented||Internal Object Represented||Qualities Represented|
|Sun||Royal||Leaders & Authorities||Talent for Leadership||Leadership, Aristocratic, Authoritative, Fatherly|
|Moon||Royal||High Ranking People having a Nurturing Role Mother||Ability to rule in a caring & supporting way, Nurturing Skills||Caring of groups, Motherly|
|Mars||Army Chief||CEO, Commander, Chief of Operations||Ability to Command others, Executive Skills||Commanding Ability to get others to do work|
|Mercury||Prince||Diplomats, Secretary to Highly Placed People, Carefree People of Hight Status||Diplomatic Skills and Access to Highly Placed People in general||Mediating, Playfulness, Curiosity|
|Jupiter||Minister||Judges, Advisors, Scholars, Professors, Experts||Ability to Judge and Advise others, Ability to master a knowledge||Wise, Scholarly, Advising, Consulting|
|Venus||Minister||Counsellors, Advisors, Representatives||The ability to create harmony among people, the ability to relate to others pleasantly||Harmonizing, Understanding, Representative|
|Saturn||Servent||Employees, Helpers, Servent, Assistants||The ability to serve others, our draw to most basic values in life||Serving, Involved to Basic Value Work, Hardwork|
|Rahu||Army||People that rebel and break boundaries, people that are not part of the community||The wild side in us, Intense desires||Hard to Contain, Unpredictable|
When you look at your Horoscope (or your kundali) just look at the house and sign that your Rahu (north node) is sitting in, and understand the detail of that sign and the planet that rules that sign, and see if you have the same desires as that sign talks about. Most likely, you will agree that that's where your desires are.
|Description of Rahu||Smoky appearance, Blue mix physique, Resides in forests, Horrible, Windy in temperament & Intelligent|
|Personality of Rahu||Person of 100 years|
|Nature of Rahu||Malefic|
|Gender of Rahu||Female|
|Aspect of Life||Body & Soul, Touch|
|Clothing Style of Rahu||Old garment, Multi-coloured clothes|
|Colours of Rahu||Sapphire like Blue, Black|
|Caste of Rahu||Outcaste|
|Social Status of Rahu||Army Chief|
|Direction of Rahu||Southwest & South|
|Average Daily Motion of Rahu||3 Degrees|
|Grain or Pulses||Black Gram|
|Metals of Rahu||Iron|
|Ornaments of Rahu||Leg and Hand ornaments|
|Precious Stones of Rahu||Lead, Agate, Gomethaka (Agate)|
|Stones of Rahu||Agate like stone|
|Deities of Rahu||Serpent Adishesha|
|Plant, Trees & Food of Rahu||A clump of a tree or a bush, (Shorea robusta) trees|
|Residence of Rahu in Astrology||Ant Hills|
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