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  1. [Ketu-Mesha]
  2. [Ketu-Urisha]
  3. [Ketu-Mithuna]
  4. [Ketu-Karkata]
  5. [Ketu-Singha]
  6. [Ketu-Kanya]
  7. [Ketu-Tula]
  8. [Ketu-Vṛścika] [svakshetra]
  9. [Ketu-Dhanus]
  10. [Ketu-Makara-Draco]
  11. [Ketu-Kumbha]
  12. [Ketu-Meena]


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OM shram shreem shroum sah ketave namah

OM Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakkratundaya Dheemahi -

Tanno Danti Prachodayat

केतु ketu

Professor Ketu

शिखिन् śikhin = comet, reaching peak knowledge

आकाश ākāśa = ether, space, vacuity

कावन्ध kāvandha = appearing as a headless trunk

रुण्डक ruṇḍaka = headless body

विशिरस्क viśiraska = headless

छिद्रकारक chidra-karaka = agent of cutting-off

केतुभ ketubha = cloud

kha = space

रिक्त rikta = empty

प्रलय pralaya = loss of awareness, cosmic dissolution

विदलन vidalana = splitting, bursting, blown

resides in




Cauda Draconis

Tail of the Dragon

South Node

Caesura [cut]

Comet-tail [Ketu-tārā]




Arya - Ars

Arietis - Aries - Avinas






diffused action


Arjuna beheads Jayadratha

Razmnama c. 1598 Ce

Public Figure Examples

[Ketu in Bhava-1]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[disregards original identity conventions] [eccentric conquesting movements] [incoherent start-up initiatives] [empty first-arriver invasions] [restless apathy toward physical challengers]

[energetically liberating disconnected behaviors] [scattered competitive personality] [passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-7 risk-rewarding partner-advisers]

  • Prodigals 1920-2007 writer-illustrator Ruth Bell Graham [arranging-balancing Bharani-3]

  • POTUS-pair-40 Just Say No 1921-2016 Nancy Davis Reagan [competitive-champion Aśvini-1]

[Ketu in Bhava-2]

[for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[disregards original capitalization conventions] [eccentric conquesting verbosity] [incoherent start-up speeches] [empty first-arriver proclamations]

[restless apathy toward physical asset acquisition] [typically disconnected from dominating family-of-origin] [second marriage, if any, may be distant or spiritualized]

[ambivalent toward hot food-and-drink]

[energetically liberating sound-color knowledge] [scattered competitive heritage] [hidden passion for harmonious secret liaisons] [passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-8 healers, explorers, transformers]

  • Raag Khamaj 1920-2012 sitarist Ravi Shankar [secretive-erupting Bharani-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-3]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[disregards original discourse conventions] [eccentric conquesting communications] [incoherent start-up plans]

[empty first-arriver announcements] [energetically liberating abstract discussions] [scattered competitive mentality]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-9 indoctrinators, father-figures, preachers, public spiritual guides]

[Ketu in Bhava-4] occupies [Bhava-4]

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed homeland bloodlines] [physically scattered cultural foundations] [energetic absentee mother-caretaker] [neutral witness to pioneering actions of the local settlements]

[vigorous journeys away from the home-folk] [primal disdain for the educational infrastrucuture] [disinterest in the customary movements of liturgical worship] [Rahu-Tula-10 = elite bargaining-brokering executive career]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-10 leaders, commanders, iconic-figures, bosses, hierarchs]

  • Liberia-Pres 1938- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf [secretive-eruptive Bharani-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]


  • Opus Dei 1902-1975 St. Josemaria Escriva [KSY] [calculating-ministering Bharani-2]

  • CNN buffalo lands 1938- Ted Turner [secretive-eruptive Bharani-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

  • Clairsentient 1939-1994 social justice Paul Solomon [rhythmic-protective Aśvini-4] [Shani-yuti-Ketu]

[Ketu in Bhava-5]

[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[unconcerned with speculation on originations and inventions]

[scattered innovative intelligence] [disengaged witness to championship games] [liberated from blood entitlements] [disregard for drama of empty competition]

[material relationship to children, especially but not exclusively the eldest, may physically dissolve. The spiritual relationship remains.]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-11 friends, socialites, earners, awards, revenues, economists, distributors, associates, community-links]


[Ketu in Bhava-6]

[beneficial placement] [energizing-identifying lagnesha co-ruler for Vṛścika indriya- lagna ]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[unconcerned with aggressive quarrels] [disinterested in unbalanced physical pursuits]

[scatters the athletic conflicts] [disengaged witness to unfair sporting contests] [liberated from disagreements with innovators]

[disregard toward the complaints of the competitors] [adversaries accuse one of empty championship] [dismisses the brain-and-blood ailments] [apathetic toward hot-headed arguments]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-12 passionate private partnerships]

[Ketu in Bhava-7]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[absence, disappointment, disorientation within innovative, competitive relationships]

[dispersed engagement with innovative partnership] [dissolution of wartime advocacies] [incoherent lawcourt duels]

[surrenders pioneering contracts] [ignores broken fresh-start promises] [apatheticly forgives the trespasses of dominating advisors] [abandons unsustainable physical arrangements] [unconventional athletic pairings] [absent from empty blood alliances]

[disregards primitive marriage conventions] [eccentric kinetic energy in the marital union]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-1 fabulous physical embodiment]

[Ketu in Bhava-8]

[beneficial placement for Kanya indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed engagement with innovative rebirths] [dissolution of wartime catastrophe]

[surrenders pioneering initiations] [forgives broken fresh-start transformations] [abandons unsustainable physical eruptions] [absent from empty blood eruptions]

[disregards invasive surgical conventions] [eccentric kinetic trauma-healing]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-2 treasuries, store-holds, family-members, bankers, memory-collectors, warehousers, knowledge-preservers, or second-spouse]

  • POTUS-16 Emancipation 1809-1865 Abraham Lincoln [political-dramatizing Bharani-1]

  • Purple Rain 1958-2016 guitarist Prince [musical-traditional Aśvini-2] [Bharani-Shukra-yuti-Ketu-Asvini]

  • Golf 1975- champion Tiger Woods [secretive-discovering Bharani-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-9]

[for Simha indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed engagement with innovative ideologies] [dissolution of wartime convictions]

[surrenders useless pioneering life-principles] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of invasive preachers] [abandons unsustainable catechism] [absent from empty blood beliefs]

[disregards community conventions of championship] [eccentric competitive worldview] [typically a dramatic, self-focused, absentee father]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-3 sibling-cousins, secretaries, team-mates, castmates, classmates, co-workers, neighbors]


[Ketu in Bhava-10]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed engagement with innovative leadership] [dissolution of wartime command] [restlessly anarchic toward fixed governance hierarchy] [may abdicate a top bloodline position]

[surrenders useless dominating authority] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of aggressive executive decision-makers] [abandons unsustainable warrior rank] [absent from empty state-regulated elitism]

[disregards respected contest-winning conventions] [eccentric competitive reputation] [has the energy and the status, but walks away from public empowerments]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-4 parents, householders, property-owners, gardeners, stewards of Earth]

[Ketu in Bhava-11]

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna ]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed engagement with innovative earnings] [dissolution of wartime profits] [restless apathy toward marketplace competitors]

[surrenders useless pioneering revenues] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of fresh-start gain-seekers] [abandons unsustainable friendships] [absent from empty blood connections]

[disregards invasive community conventions] [eccentricly impulsive distribution systems]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-5 children, celebrities, or speculators]

  • Material Girl 1958- dance song cinema Madonna [dominating-arriviste Aśvini-1] [vargottamsha] [Ketu-yuti-Kuja]


[Ketu in Bhava-12]

[beneficial placement for Urisha indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Ketu's forward-pushing disintegrating action

[dispersed engagement with innovative conceptual thought] [dissolution of wartime back-channels] [restless apathy toward research competitors]

[surrenders pioneering visions] [forgives broken fresh-start private guidance] [abandons unsustainable materialization fantasies] [absent from empty blood contemplations]

[disregards invasive clandestine conventions] [eccentricly imaginative distribution systems]

[passively fixated on ambitiously diplomatic-partnering Rahu-Tula-6 enemies, animals, assistants, servants]

  • General Electric 1847-1931 Thomas Edison [dominating-arriviste Aśvini-1]

Mesha = Aries - competition, innovation, championship, vitality

Ketu provides the ease of No Resistance against direct forward action. Yet matters of Mesha can become incoherent (do not stick together) when Ketu the Releaser occupies the Kriya rashi.

The lessons of Professor Ketu = the Viewpoint of the Witness, the act of surrender, "Islam" .

Ketu signifies a cloud-like dispersion of social meaning and disconnection to material reality. Ketu-Mesha pulverizes and nebulizes Mesha-matters such as

  • new birth, new arrival

  • direct unimpeded force

  • competition, championship "best in the field"

  • primitive life-force vitality

Ketu-Mesha = no capacity to resist or prevent the incursion of physical force , which can allow a higher incidence of aggressive or competitive attack by less nebulous forces.

Permeability in the aura-shell scatters the defenses and accepts what is while at the same time the perpetrators of invasive energy are not accused.

  1. Ketu-Mesha-1 represents dissolution of independent identity and disregard for aggressive competititors.
  2. Ketu-Mesha-2 represents dissolution of asset-hoards and disregard for aggressive bankers.
  3. Ketu-Mesha-3 represents dissolution of mentality and disregard for aggressive managers.
  4. Ketu-Mesha-4 represents dissolution of security and disregard for aggressive defenders.
  5. Ketu-Mesha-5 represents dissolution of intelligence and disregard for aggressive politicians.
  6. Ketu-Mesha-6 represents dissolution of debts and disregard for aggressive accusations.
  7. Ketu-Mesha-7 represents dissolution of equity and disregard for aggressive negotiators.
  8. Ketu-Mesha-8 represents dissolution of secrecy and disregard for aggressive invaders.
  9. Ketu-Mesha-9 represents dissolution of doctrine and disregard for aggressive patriarchs
  10. Ketu-Mesha-10 represents dissolution of social-status and disregard for aggressive regulators.
  11. Ketu-Mesha-11 represents dissolution of goals and disregard for aggressive friends.
  12. Ketu-Mesha-12 represents dissolution of enclosures and disregard for aggressive travelers.

One's ability to innovate and compete is both unlimited and unimportant.

If the nativity shows an otherwise robust development of the physical energies [Mangala] then one may perform at high levels of athletic, competitive, and body-based identity.

Detaching Ketu ensures that one is no longer attached to the competitive process, and this detachment liberates both the enemies and the supporters.

It is relatively easy to achieve the alpha leader position in any contest.

Yet, ego-attachment to winning is absent. Ironically, being an easy winner, one is unlikely believe that one's success in matters of championship or innovation is terribly important.

There is a sense of been there, done that which is quite apathetic and detached even when the relative absence of competition has eased the process of achieving first-place.

Eccentric, dispersed, scattered home environment and disconnected parenting

Parents, Siblings, Partner

In bhava-3 = a passive-aggressive sibling or cousin.

In bhava-4, passive-aggressive mother or upset conditions in the home-or-homeland.

In bhava-7, passive-aggressive spouse.

In bhava-9, the father or priest or professor or other ideologues can be passive-aggressive.

In Mesha, Ketu's detached witness behaviors acquire Mangala-like competitive and warlike characteristics. Similar to Ketu in bhava-1, but less specific detail. Depends absolutely upon how Professor Mangala functions in the overall nativity.

One minimal comment is that, when Ketu the Releaser occupies Mesha rashi, Ketu will blunt the sensitivities of Mangala, making the native less warlike and more self-preoccupied, less clear about their external military goals and more concerned with their internal warfarer.

Ketu = "been there, done that" parallel life pull

One is drawn by [akashic memory]

  • into the worlds of blood, birth, lively movement,

  • where one may mingle with athletes, hunters, heroes and warriors as one used to do in a previous life;

  • Yet, in the current life, the thrill of supremacy - of conquering - is long gone.

  • Ketu-Mesha seeks to actively disperse new movements, scattering it like particles of dust in a swift dust-cloud

Ketu's influence moves the attributes of Mesha - conflict, aggression, direct action and competition - into the 'liminal' arena.

One competes against standards for achievement it is true but these will tend to be spiritual standards which have little material value.

Thus one's warrior energies are deflected within, and one is unlikely to achieve much unique self-definition in external social life.

Dissatisfied with the basically selfish human condition, and uncomfortable with direct competition, one typically shows a blunted individualism which is neither conformist nor marginalist, but is a profound disengagement from the whole pursuit of establishing identity.

They are odd.

Unless Ketu receives drishti of Mangala, males may have less interest in competitive sports; Feminine Nativities retreat from attention-getting fashion. Wonderful for winning inner battles against addiction or fears; for un-conflicted dedication to an organization or ideal. They go where angels fear to tread.

[Ketu-Mesha] = Ketu in bhava-7 Detachment from relationships both personal and professional, particularly marriage. Scattered loyalties, unclear commitments due to adolescent self-concern. Pulverized attachments to terms of the contract; may rationalize infidelities using cloudy, obscurantist reasoning. Separative instincts; easy to leave the agreement at the least provocation; mate has abandonment fears.

Rahu-1 suggests a strong personality much more concentrated in self-life-force and much less engaged in relationship harmony, but able to symbolize and vitalize behaviors of balance and diplomacy; also able to attract mates with personal vitality and charisma. Ketu-7 However, struggles to keep a promise to others - and to oneself.


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