Janam Kundli: Ketu is the shadow planet in the south node of the moon, while in Vedic astrology it has a very significant meaning as it means isolation, seclusion, introversion, recluse and so on. Ketu is headless, due to which it does not see the world as other planets see it. For him, darkness is light. It represents all the things that the native has already accomplished in the past life so that he will not obsess over them in this life.
Ketu conveys spiritual inclinations and non-attachment to worldly desires and ambitions. It is also a demi-planet that bestows certain psychic abilities on natives and allows them to master the creative aspects of life along with bringing wisdom and self-knowledge.
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Read on to find out how the planet of mystery, detachment and difficulty affects your life.
Ketu in 1st house –
The first house or Ascendant is the house of self. It is associated with the overall personality of the native, both in the inner and outer shell. Basically, this house represents a person’s head, physical appearance, character, temperament, strengths and weaknesses.
Ketu in the ascendant gives the native a dynamic and magnetic personality. These people like to travel a lot to fulfil their sense of adventure in life.
If Ketu is well aspected in this house, it makes the native hard working, wealthy and blessed. But he is always worried and anxious about his children.
The native should stay away from bad company. There is also a tendency for the native to become self-centred and greedy at times. An afflicted Ketu in the 1st house can also affect the native’s health and stamina.
Ketu in 2nd house –
The second house in Vedic astrology deals primarily with the native’s immediate family and possessions. Along with the native’s ability and earning capacity. Speech and food intake are also seen from this house as it represents the throat.
If Ketu is well-oriented in this Kundali house of the native, it makes the native a knowledgeable and knowledgeable person. They are people who tend to express themselves with words and are quite expressive.
However, in the case of afflicted Ketu in this position, it can cause learning problems and speech disorders like stuttering etc. Ketu itself is the planet of separation. Its presence in the second house could separate the native from his immediate family. These people are likely to have trouble having a good relationship with their families.
Ketu in 3rd house –
The third house is associated with self-expression, siblings, relatives, neighbors and the native’s immediate surroundings. Moreover, it also signifies the courage of the native, short trips or running errands etc.
Ketu usually shows favorable results for the native when placed in the 3rd house. The native tends to be famous, rich and successful in his life.
Traveling to the native proves to be fruitful and productive. Therefore, they travel a lot and are likely to make good money from it. The native also likes to participate in spiritual and religious activities to achieve fame and name in these fields. Although in the case of afflicted Ketu in this house it complicates the native’s bond with his siblings. There is also a tendency that the native might spend on legal complications with his siblings.
It may also make the native’s relationship with his colleagues and co-workers a bit hostile, he should pay due attention to maintain a good relationship with the people around him.
Ketu in 4th house –
The fourth house represents the Native’s childhood, mother, motherly love and nurturing, home, real estate, early childhood and the way they are likely to treat their family.
With Ketu in the 4th house, there is a possibility of the native moving away from his native place to a foreign country as Ketu represents separation and the 4th house is the house of home and native places ruled by the Moon. And Moon does not share a friendly bond with Ketu.
As the 4th house also represents the mother and motherly love, the health of the native’s mother tends to be a concern in the native’s life. In some cases, the relationship with the mother may not be very pleasant and warm either. Other aspects of the 4th house like peace, happiness and matters related to family and property also tend to be matters of concern in the native’s life and need to be taken care of properly.
Ketu in the fifth house –
It is a house of pleasure. This house represents how the native likes to express himself creatively and what he considers fun. It is also associated with children, a person’s intelligence, and knowledge of politics. The native usually has a special inclination towards philosophical learning. These people are inclined towards matters related to religion and spirituality. These people might even engage in research on such subjects.
The presence of Ketu in the house of mysticism and occultism makes the native inclined towards matters related to occult sciences and in some cases also black magic. Progeny may become one of the important problems in the native’s life as it may cause a delay in delivery or may lead to miscarriages or abortions.
Ketu in 6th house –
This is the house of conflicts, wars, diseases, and enemies. It also indicates the kind of services the native renders to humanity; describes the manner in which the native will be fruitful to society.
The placement of Ketu in the 6th house may make the native prone to accidents and injuries. This position can cause many hurdles and obstacles in the native’s life.
Nevertheless, these people have the ability to rise above all difficulties and achieve success through hard work and sweat. If Ketu is severely afflicted in this position, the native may also have an intense attitude. Such a person can also get involved in any criminal or fishy activity. This is also an inauspicious placement of Ketu for maternal relatives as it could cause a lack of peace and happiness in the family.
Ketu in 7th house –
The 7th house is the house of legal obligations such as marriage, business partnership, sexual relationships, and laws. It also represents other people like your public life.
Ketu’s placement in the 7th house is not considered very auspicious in Vedic astrology. It may bring some chances of hardships in the native’s life in terms of marriage and partnership. The native may have an uncommunicative and secretive partner. The married life of the native may suffer from certain health problems affecting the sex life.
There could be frequent conflicts, misunderstandings and arguments between the native and his partner which could further lead to separation as Ketu depicts separation.
Apart from this, there is also a chance of more than one marriage. This placement is equally disadvantageous for business partnerships. There may be conflicts between business partners or the partnership may not flourish and bring profits.
This analysis here offers only a small part of the whole picture, to know more you must also see the positions of other planets in your horoscope.
Each planet has a distinct effect on you, depending on which house and sign it resides in. To find out where they are on your birth chart.