Rahu and Ketu are two shadow planets that hold great significance in Vedic Astrology. They do not possess any physical existence and are ever retrograde in their motion. They change sign every 18 months and can bring definite changes during transits. On August 18, 2017, Rahu will transit to Cancer sign in Ashlesha Nakshatra. Ketu will transit to Capricorn in Dhanistha Nakshatra.
The shadow planets Rahu and Ketu are referred to as lunar nodes- most malefic forces in the horoscope. They indicate past life karma and how one experiences it in the present life. Rahu is a shadow planet with a powerful impact on human lives. Rahu is the North Node capable of generating interest in worldly comforts and materialistic pleasures. Ketu is the South Node, enhances your spiritual interests and pursuits. Both these planets alter the way you think and perceive when they occupy a dominating position in your horoscope.
RAHU-KETU TRANSIT 2017 FORECAST FOR AQUARIUS MOON SIGN
Rahu will Transit Cancer through 6th House
Rahu’s transit in Cancer, 6th house from your Moon Sign will be a favorable period that will bring a rise in your progress and positive changes in your life. It will be a period where your efforts will be fruitful and you will be successful in all your endeavors. Your creative ideas and abilities will be high during this transit period. You will be bold and confident and will face all challenges bravely. You will be a dominant force and you will be able to attain victory in your ventures.
This period will be a successful one where you will benefit from areas that you never expected. You will be able to give your best and see victory in career and business. However, you must not ignore minor health problems as they may pose hurdles to your progress. There are chances that you may suffer from a strained relationship with your spouse, friends and others too. Be calm and avoid unnecessary arguments. It is better to be cautious and handle matters effectively without being impulsive.
Ketu will transit through 12th House
Ketu Transit in Capricorn through 12th House will be a period where your spiritual inclinations will get stronger and deeper. This will help you to overcome tough situations. It will be a period where you will possess feelings of detachment and show less interest in relationships. You will learn how to let go of things.
You will undertake travel related to spiritual purposes and this will give relief and satisfaction to you. There are chances to see rise in expenditure which might cause much concern. Lack of good sleep and disturbances in sleep patterns will be evident during Ketu’s transit in Capricorn.
Remedies: Propitiate Rahu and Ketu by performing Archana (prayers), Abisekham (pouring of libations amidst chanting of mantras), Homa (fire rituals), Sankalpa (sacred resolutions and personal intentions) and Pooja (offerings) to obtain relief from afflictions due to transits and seek good results from Rahu and Ketu. Participation in the rituals attracts the blessings of Planets and helps obtain beneficial results. They increase the power of benefic effects and reduce the hardships caused by malefic planets.