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 CANCER MOON SIGN
Rahu will Transit through 1st House
For Cancer Moon sign, Rahu’s transit in Cancer will be in the 1st house (your Moon Sign). This placement brings is expected to give moderate results. Your state of mind will undergo a drastic change. Your powers of intuition may develop during this period. This can help you make progressive choices and decisions in your life. There are chances of getting opportunities to go abroad or move to a foreign country. Such situations can prove to be promising and rewarding. You may show interest in financial matters and be inclined to work hard to earn a lot of money.
On the other hand, your domestic life will prove to be quite discouraging. You may face misunderstandings with your partner. Your egoistic attitude may spoil your relationship with your life partner. In order to be happy, it is important to let go of such destructive tendencies. Avoid being aggressive to your loved ones. Patience is required to ensure a smooth running of the family. Never lose your cool and balance at any time. Avoid taking impulsive decisions as it may prove to be disadvantageous to you.
Ketu will transit through 7th House
Ketu Transit in Capricorn through 7th House bear average results. During this period, you may not be able to share good and harmonious relations with your spouse. Disharmony in relationship is possible. You also might not be able to maintain good relations with your friends.
You may feel a strong sense of detachment from worldly life during this period. Your mind may seek changes from the ordinary daily routine. There are chances for you to go on a pilgrimage and this will give you immense satisfaction.
You will be able to take right decisions on important matters after weighing the pros and cons during this transit period. You need to be careful in your financial dealings and money matters. Avoid entering into new business deals or commercial ventures.
Propitiate Rahu and Ketu by performing Archana (light and sound ceremony), Abishekam (hydration ceremony), Homa (fire rituals) and Pooja (offerings) to enjoy relief from afflictions due to transit and seek good results from Rahu and Ketu. Participation in the rituals attracts the blessings of the shadow planets and helps obtain beneficial results. They increase the power of benefic effects and reduce the hardships caused by the duo.