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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]


OM shram shreem shroum sah ketave namah

OM Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakkratundaya Dheemahi,

Tanno Danti Prachodayat

Professor Ketu

शिखिन् śikhin [comet, reaching peak knowledge]

आकाश ākāśa [ether, space, vacuity]

विशिरस्क viśiraska [no śiras, headless]

रुण्डक ruṇḍaka [headless body]

कबन्ध / कावन्ध kāvandha [appearing as a headless trunk]

रिक्त rikta [empty]

ख kha [space]

प्रलय pralaya [loss of awareness, cosmic dissolution]

resides in





Cauda Draconis

Dragon's Tail - South Node


caesura - yati






scattered caretaking



[Ketu in Bhava-1]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[disregards ethnic identity conventions] [eccentric watery movements] [incoherent settled appearance] [empty individual patriotism] [culturally liberating disconnected behaviors]

[scattered protective personality] [passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-7 risk-rewarding partner-advisers]

[Ketu in Bhava-2]

[Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[dispersion of customary heritage values] [dissolution of historical folkways rhythms] [abandonment of ancient treasuries of knowledge]

[typically disconnected from customary family-of-origin] [second marriage, if any, may be distant or spiritualized]

[peculiar ethnic speech style] [ambivalent toward watery food-and-drink] [can get dehydrated]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-8 healers, explorers, transformers]

  • Theory of Relativity 1879-1955 Physics Albert Einstein [calculating-logistical Pushya-2]

  • Heartbreak Hotel 1935-1977 Graceland Elvis Presley [ministering-calculating Pushya-2]

  • Superman 1952-2004 tetraplegia Christopher Reeve [profitable-distributive Aśleṣa-3]

[Ketu in Bhava-3]

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[disregards customary discourse conventions] [eccentric rhythms of administrative routines] [incoherent settlement planning] [empty patriotic announcements] [liberating abstract security discussions] [scattered defensive mentality]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-9 indoctrinators, father-figures, preachers, public spiritual guides]

  • UK-PM Global Alliance 1953- Tony Blair [transformative-evolutionary Pushya-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-4]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[sentimentally dispersed homeland roots] [soothingly scattered cultural foundations] [patriotic absentee mother-caretaker] [neutral witness to needs of local settlements]

[rhythmic long journeys away from the home-folk] [wandering pathways anchor the basic education] [disinterest in the customary agricultural lunar worship]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-10 leaders, commanders, iconic-figures, bosses, hierarchs]

  • POTUS-07 Indian Removal 1767-1845 Andrew Jackson [optimistic-ideological Aslesha-1]

  • POTUS-06 American System 1767-1868 John Quincy Adams [champion-dominating Śrāvaṇa-1] [nīcha- Kuja-yuti-Budha]

  • Russ-Soviet 1878-1953 Man-of-Steel Josef Stalin [secretive-discovering Pushya-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vrischika-uchcha]

  • Rus-Pres 1952- First Person Vladimir Putin [systematic-profitable Aśleṣa-3]

  • USA-Gov-FL 1953- offshore finance Jeb Bush [catechetical-principled Aśleṣa-1]


[Ketu in Bhava-5]

[for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[unconcerned with speculation real-estate and border-defense]

[scattered patriotic intelligence] [disengaged witness to local games of property stewardship] [liberated from outdated local customs] [disregard for drama of empty nationalism]

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

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-11 friends, socialites, earners, awards, revenues, economists, distributors, associates, community-links]


[Ketu in Bhava-6]

[beneficial placement for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[unconcerned with customary quarrels]

[disinterested in unbalanced rituals] [scatters the customary ; conflicts] [disengaged witness to unfair real-estate practices] [liberated from disagreements with ancestors]

[disregard toward the complaints of the land-owners] [adversaries accuse one of empty environmentalism] [dismisses the breast-and-stomach ailments] [apathetic toward agricultural arguments]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-12 symbolists, ancestor spirits, private guides]

[Ketu in Bhava-7]

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

[absence, disappointment, disorientation within parental, caretaking relationships]

[dispersed engagement with protective partnership] [dissolution of environmentalist advocacies]

[surrenders routinized alliances] [forgives broken emotional promises] [abandons unsustainable customary arrangements]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-1 fabulous physical embodiment]

[Ketu in Bhava-8]

[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-2 treasuries, store-holds, family-members, bankers, memory-collectors, warehousers, knowledge-preservers, or second-spouse]

  • Bacteriology 1822-1895 Microbes Louis Pasteur [optimistic-dogmatic Aśleṣa-1]


  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [hierarchical-regulatory Aśleṣā-2]

[Ketu in Bhava-9]

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

[disinterested in routine cultural beliefs] [although little interested in familiar doctrines, there is no barrier to preaching odd philosophies]

[father may be wandering farmer, fisherman, police, fencebuilder][father often absent or eccentric when at home]

[passively fixated on ambitiously ministering-assisting Rahu in Partha-3 sibling-cousins, secretaries, team-mates, co-workers, neighbors]

  • Two Women 1934- luxury eyeframes Sophia Loren [regenerating-secretive Pushya-4] [vargottamsha] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha] [nicha-Mangala-yuti-Ketu]

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey [customary-protective Puna-4]


[Ketu in Bhava-10]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

[dispersed engagement with habitual leadership] [dissolution of customary commanding positions] [restlessly anarchic toward high-ranking patriotic roles] [may abdicate a top folk-cultural position]

[surrenders useless property-owning authority] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of executive protectors] [abandons unsustainable elite caretakers] [absent from empty state-regulated liturgical worship]

[disregards respected parenting conventions] [eccentric ethnicity may symbolize instability of the regime ] [reputation for erratic household] [has the sensitivity and the status, but walks away from public empowerments]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-4 parents, householders, property-owners, gardeners, stewards of Earth]

[Ketu in Bhava-11]

[for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[dispersed engagement with secure earnings] [dissolution of customary income for services rendered, awards-for-achievement] [restless apathy toward marketplace fluctuations]

[surrenders real-estate revenues] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of profit-seeking parent-caretakers] [abandons unsustainable habitual friendships] [absent from empty routine connections]

[disregards ancient community conventions] [eccentricly ritualized distribution systems]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-5 children, celebrities, idealists, creative artists, politicians, speculators]

  • Sound and Fury 1897-1962 novelist William Faulkner [bargaining-brokering Pushya-3] [Amrita-Padama KSY]


[Ketu in Bhava-12]

[beneficial placement Simha indriya-lagna]

[disengaged from invisible parenting roles] [few/no boundaries within sheltered private spaces] [no barriers to customary movement between foreign lands] [potentially unfettered awareness in cloistered marine settings]

[release from ritualized imprisonment] [unencumbered meditation upon dematerialized essence of inner security]

[unlimited defended fantasy worlds] [unafraid of imagined land-ownership annihilation] [may perceive non-verbal intuitive protective guidance]

[passively fixated on ambitious regulatory Rahu-Makara-Draco-6 enemies, animals, assistants, servants]


  • Superman 1952-2004 tetraplegia Christopher Reeve [profitable-distributive Aśleṣa-3]

Ketu - Karkata provides the ease of No Resistance to the folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms of a settled people.

Ketu represents surrender, "Islam" . Ketu surrenders to whatever experience is provided. In Karkata, Ketu surrenders to the flow of Ancient Rhythms which form the foundation of all cultures: behaviors of schooling, sheltering, nurturing, repeating, securing and sustaining.

Thus if the nativity shows an otherwise strong development of the caretaking energies [Chandra] Ketu-Karkata may perform at high levels of nurturing and protecting skill.

Shri Ganesha ensures that one is no longer attached to the rooting and ownership process, and this detachment liberates both the enemies and the supporters.

One's ability to protect lands and properties and to provide a secure foundation for the next generation is both unlimited and unimportant.

Ketu-Karkata = Local - In them yet not Of them

Ketu-Karkata has a relatively easy path to achieve and hold the role of protector, parent and schoolteacher. Yet ironically because of the absence of ego-attachment one is unlikely to believe that one's success in matters of providing foundational security for others is terribly important.

  • Sound and Fury 1897-1962 novelist William Faulkner [Amrita-Padama KSY] WF wrote passionately about a small local area, its dialects, its characters

There is a sense of "been there, done that" which is quite apathetic and detached even when the relative absence of obstacles has eased the process of property ownership-stewardship and caring for dependents.

In Karkata, Ketu's detached witness behaviors acquire Soma-like nurturing and sheltering characteristics.

Similar to Ketu in bhava-4, but less specific detail. Depends absolutely on how Professor Chandra functions in the overall nativity.

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

One is drawn by [akashic memory]

into the worlds of properties, homes, schools, and vehicles,

where one may mingle with parents, caretakers, And teachers as one used to do in a previous life;

Yet, in the current life, the thrill of parenting and property ownership-stewardship is long gone.

Ketu-Karkata seeks to comfortably disperse the collected habits and folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms, scattering tradition like particles of dust in a damp dust-cloud

Ketu-Karkata may blunt the sensitivities of matrikaraka-Chandra, expressing emotional detachment and rather impersonal in parental, nurturing style.

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [hierarchical-regulatory Aśleṣā-2] SM had one child, who was raised in Japan while MacLaine worked in the USA and worldwide. Mom saw child during selected holidays.

The parents can be distant and unreliable or ungrounded, particularly the mother. Long marriage with little mutual engagement.

Caretakers in general are apathetic toward the business of sheltering and educating the Ketu-Karkata child.

One may possess a high level or low level of foundational education (depending upon Ketu's ruler Chandra and Ketu's residential bhava). Whatever foundation one has obtained, it may seem ephemeral and not quite suitable as preparation for the life one is currently living.

Mother or primary nurturer = distanced from Ketu-Karkata either overtly or covertly (overt when Rahu's Professor Shani is strong) because the mother is having some crisis of emotional withdrawal when the child is born.

Often disinterested in having their own children, Karkata-Ketu folk are nevertheless under ideal spiritual conditions able to universalize their maternal instincts to care for all of God's children.

Caretakers for the disoriented or mentally scattered. Peculiar decor in the home.

Under less ideal spiritual conditions (, in normal cases), Ketu-Karkata may feel dissatisfied with one's home conditions, and may be untrusting of ocean water due to a past-life experience of having "dissolved" in the murky depths.



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