1. Basic Astronomical facts about Rahu and Ketu. Astronomically (as per Hindu Astrology), Rahu.
  2. What color represents Mercury? Mercury is of green color and reflects green rays. What does Mercury represent in Vedic astrology? Mercury in Vedic astrology is known as BUDHA, the awakened discriminating intellect and the part of us that knows. Mercury is benefice if associated with benefice grahas, and malefic is associated with malefic grahas.

Rahu and Kethu ar shadowy planets. Their nature depends very much upon planets associated and aspecting them. They also represent the lords of the signs in which they are placed. Rahu is called Dragon’s Head. Mathamatically, Rahu and Kethu are the points of intersection of the paths of the Sun and the Moon.

Rahu And Ketu Astrology

Planet rahu meaning

Vedic astrology calculator galactica. Rahu is referred to as the ascending node while Kethu is spoken of as the descending node. Westerners consider Rahu as a benefic but Kethu as a malefic. Much depends on the house and sign in which Rahu is placed. Rahu is good in the 10th house. Rahu is said to resemble Saturn in certain respects.

Imprisonment, drowning, diseases, are denoted by R-ahu. Kethu can also cause imprisonment. Rahu denotes hunting, low jobs, service, degraded acts, exile, theft, magic, sorcery, humorous acts, inventions, litigations, science, aerial navigation, psychology, metaphysical studies, violence, accidents etc. also.


Rahu is a cruel planet, so it represents cruel acts and cruel nature. Like Saturn it indicates laziness and slow performance of duties. It is considered to be strong in the tenth house. It is closely connected with inventions, politics, science, magic, and bad habits like drinking, gambling, treachery, etc.

Rahu shares an inimical relationship with Sun, which is why their conjunction is also held to bring negative results in Vedic Astrology. Leo is ruled by Sun, so naturally when Rahu would be placed in the sign of enemy planet, the results might not be favorable. Leo is a fire sign, fire means aggression, desire, passion and ambition.

Rahu Color In Vedic Astrology Compatibility

Some say that it has connection with machinery photography printing etc. Rahu represents one’s paternal grand father. Rahu denotes black gram. Both the nodes represent people of low caste, evil people, but castes and wicked people. Snake catchers, ram, wolf, poisonous insects are also ruled by the nodes.

Rahu In Astrology

Satyacharya says that Rahu rules over professions attributed to Saturn. Some great Astrologers say that the professions are indi- cated by the Navamsha in which Rahu is placed or the planets associated or aspecting Rahu. Rahu indicates one’s paternal grand father, and money from him. He indicates , poisonous drugs, sorcery, witchcraft mountains, caves, buffaloes, jails, etc.

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