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 SAGITTARIUS MOON SIGN
Rahu will Transit through 8th House
Rahu’s transit in Cancer is happening in the 8th house from your Moon Sign. It will be a period where your inclinations towards spirituality could grow deeper. It is a time period to be brave and courageous. You will have opportunities to settle abroad. This Transit will help you gain through inheritance. You will also gain a lot through speculative trading. Your sense of insecurity and hidden fears may dampen your progress.
You need to be careful while taking decisions. Do not rush into anything and remain calm to avoid bad results. Frequent health problems might cause troubles to you. There will be unnecessary arguments seen in your relationship. This could disturb the harmony and bring problems in a relationship. Practice yoga and meditation for mental peace and solace.
Ketu will transit through 2nd House
Ketu’s transit in Capricorn through 2nd House will be a period where you tend to seek spiritual truths and knowledge. You will lean to spiritual pursuits to gain inner peace and satisfaction. You will show interest to know more about traditional old religious customs and will want to gain deeper knowledge in these subjects. It will be a period where you will lose interest in worldly attachments and relinquish your material desires.
Financial constraints will be seen during this period. Despite flow of good income, savings might be little. It is important not to make any commitments that you cannot keep. So, never give commitments as you will fail to keep up your promise. Take care of your health during this period. You may also incur expenses towards the health of your family. Pay attention to your health 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.