Rahu is a unique, peculiar planet. It is also known as the north node of the Moon. It is a shadow planet with no ownership over any zodiac sign but rules over Swati, Ardra, and Shatabhisha constellations.
Rahu is a planet that signifies fame, worldly desires, jealousy, conspiracy, revengeful attitude, tricks, manipulation, unconventional process, etc. It always causes delays and disappointment in any work. However, it can achieve massive success in your career with an enormous fan following, primarily through artistic means or media. The House and the nakshatra where Rahu is placed in a horoscope become the essential part of that birth chat.
Rahu also signifies laziness and one’s moody nature. If Rahu is prominent in one’s Kundli, it can make an individual restless with a wavering mind. However, a person can be obsessed with money and fame and becomes very dedicated to achieving their goals and desires n life. Rahu gives unending desires in life.
House Rahu posited in a Kundli:-
The House where Rahu is placed in a horoscope becomes very unstable and unnaturally gives results. Suppose Rahu is in the 1st House, then the signification of that House gets impacted by Rahu’s unnatural and unconventional effects. Although, it protects that House from other inimical planets and your enemies.
It also eclipses the fellow planet’s significance and maligns that particular planet’s results. Suppose Rahu is with Sun in 1st House, then it will ward off some positive impact of Sun on 1st House and gives mixed results by conjunct Sun in the same House.
Zodiac sign and nakshatra influence:-
The positive or negative results of Rahu also depend on the sign and nakshatra where Rahu is placed in a horoscope. In Certain signs and nakshatra, Rahu gives very positive and benevolent results. For Example, Rahu in Libra sign in Swati nakshatra gives compelling, positive, and motivating results.
Positive effects of Rahu in 1st House:-
Rahu in 1st House makes one wealthy and successful in their career. They may attain all the worldly comfort, and many of their desires get fulfilled. It allows them to be proficient in their career and rule over the masses. Rahu in 1st House makes one very energetic and very driven in life.
Rahu in 1st House achieves their goals and acquires an authoritative position in life after the age of 42. They climb the ladder of success at a quick pace after facing some struggles and sadness in life. Rahu in 1st House makes one delightful, social, outgoing, and foody.
People with Rahu in 1st House are usually courageous, risk takers, and have a brave mindset. They are very focused and driven in life, especially in their career, to achieve success and accomplish whatever they lay their hands on. Rahu in the 1st House makes one very creative. They come up with innovative ideas and are thus lauded for the same, personally and professionally. They are the go-to people for anyone who wants to aspire to anything. Also, these people can be competitive. Their competitive attitude is not only restricted to the social world or at the workplace with colleagues but also against those close to them.
Adverse effects of Rahu in 1st House:-
Rahu in 1st House causes dissatisfaction in love and marriage. Couples may get separated or divorced due to this placement. Rahu in 1st House can make a native very unethical.
Rahu in 1st House makes one selfish and self-centered. It can also make one very talkative, and they may reveal others’ top secrets. These natives also destroy others’ privacy. It makes one very argumentative and gives falls confidence in life. They make false promises to others. Irritating and pulling other people down gives them mental joy.
One may get involved in immoral and illegal acts or hatch in the conspiracy during Mahdasha or Antardasha of Rahu in 1st House. One may also get prone to drinking and smoking during Rahu’s Main and Sub periods.
Rahu in 1st House gives skin diseases and allergies in life. One may also develop sensitivity and some phobia. Rahu in 1st House also gives the eternal desire for sex and bed pleasure. It can make one have clandestine affairs with multiple people. Rahu in 1st House does not believe in commitment but enjoyment and extravagant activities.
Rahu governs obsessions, desires, and illusions. It affects one’s ability to judge and run after false worldly fame. In acquiring all these pleasures, Rahu tends to make one insensitive towards the people in their life. This behavior can lead to separation in marriage, lack of intimacy with spouse, property and money-related issues in the family, extra-marital affairs, and lack of mental growth of children in the family.
In a nutshell, Rahu, as a planet, is a snowball of adverse effects and the wrong direction in life. It pushes us into illusions or Maya, ultimately leading to bad karma. It can deviate any individual from the path of righteousness and moral values.
Some notable sign placements for Rahu in the first house
Rahu Taurus: Rahu in Taurus sign in 1st House gets exalted, and here it blesses you with immense wealth and financial gains. You may have multiple source of income, and your work may be rewarding. Sudden profits, especially from foreign deals, will enhance your wealth further. Your prospects of working in an M.N.C. or a foreign country will be high, which can bring growth, happiness, and prosperity to your life.
Rahu Scorpio: Rahu gets debilitated in Scorpio and may take you towards a career related to occult sciences or some secretive services. You may possess profound skills in handling secrets or confidential things like documents or information, etc. One can become a very potent spy. Your personality will be mysteries that would be hard to read, gaze at, or tackle. If debilitated Rahu is posited in 1st House, your personality is full of ambiguities, insecurities, and obscurity.
Remedies for Rahu in the first house:-
- Feed Birds Daily
- Feed Crow and Stray dogs Daily.
- Chant Rahu’s Beej Mantra “OM BRIM RAHAVE NAMAH”
- Chant Hanuman Chalisa Daily.
- Donate blanket and clothes to poor people on Wednesday.
- Fasting on Wednesday and Saturday can improve the results of Rahu.
- Chanting Ganesha Mantra every day eliminates the harmful effects of Rahu.
- Drinking water in Silver glass can improve the results of Rahu.
- 8-Mukhi Rudraksh can help eliminate the harmful effects of Rahu in the 1st House.
- Meditating Daily in the Rahu-Kaal period extracts the best results of Rahu and destroys the malefic effects of Rahu.
- Storing water in South-west corner of the House can improve the results of Rahu in 1st House. It also makes native ad native family members healthy.