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 PISCES MOON SIGN
Rahu will transit through 5th House
Rahu’s transit in Cancer to your 5th house from your Moon Sign will be a period where your powers of intuition will deepen and this will help you to solve various problems. This Transit will see your creative abilities at its best. You will have many creative ideas and thoughts during this period. Your creative thinking will be very high and this will help you reach great heights. At work front, you will excel and stand tall among your colleagues and friends due to your hard work, skill and innovative ability.
However, if you are planning to venture into the stock market or speculative practices, it will not be a favorable time. You are likely to commit mistakes due to Rahu’s influence. There will be a temptation to try and so you need to be watchful.
The development and performance of your children will cause worry to you. Those in a relationship will face problems due to misunderstanding. Your aggressive attitude will spoil the relationship with your spouse and friends. It is better to be open and frank in your relationship to avoid unnecessary problems. During this period, it is best you maintain calmness under all situations to see better results.
Ketu will transit through 11th House
Ketu’s transit in Capricorn through 11th House will be a beneficial one. This movement of Ketu will make your involvement in spiritual matters deeper. This involvement will give you relief and mental satisfaction. You will enjoy material comforts and gains during this period. You will be able to spend happy times in the company of your loved ones.
In this period, your intellect will be keen and sharp. You will sharpen your skills and develop intelligence by reading books. Your communication skills will be highly effective and this will help you to reach great heights. However, you will see the increase in your expenses which will cause much concern to you. This can affect your savings and investment during Ketu’s transit in Capricorn.
Remedies: Propitiate Rahu and Ketu by performing Archana (light and sound ceremony), Abishekam (hydration ceremony), Homa (fire rituals) and Pooja (offerings) to get relief from afflictions due to transits and seek good results from Rahu and Ketu. Participation in the rituals attract beneficial blessings of the shadow planets.