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 SCORPIO MOON SIGN
Rahu will Transit through 9th House
Rahu’s transit in Cancer will be happening in the 9th house from your Moon Sign. It might be a period where you will have opportunities to earn money by going abroad. You will be able to succeed beyond your capacity and expectations as your mind will be highly proactive during this period. Deep commitment to your work and consistency in your approach can fetch good rewards in your work. Being self-reliant and having faith in your own abilities help you achieve better outcomes during this period, though you may face hurdles and challenges along your path.
On the domestic front, you need to take care of your parents’ health. You will have to spend a lot towards their health and this may cause much concern to you. You may not be able to maintain good relations with your brothers and brother-in-law. Listen to the advice of your elders.
Ketu will transit through 3rd House
Ketu’s transit in Capricorn through 3rd House from your Moon sign will be a period of good results. You will experience a sudden boost to your self-confidence and courage. This might help you to express yourself better. You will undertake journeys which will be beneficial and travelling will keep you very busy. Going on pilgrimages will bring inner peace to you. It will fill your mind with feelings of devotion.
By involving in spiritual pursuits, you will gain inner strength and guidance to take the right decisions. Your stubborn attitude can cause strain in relations with your associates. There can be obstacles in receiving timely help during Ketu 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.