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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]






Cauda Draconis

Dragon's Tail - South Node




resides in




dispersed drama


Austin, Texas sunset

Public Figure Examples

[Ketu in Bhava-1]

[Simha indriya-lagna]

[disregards romantic identity conventions] [eccentric entitled movements] [incoherently theatrical appearance] [empty individual display] [politically liberating disconnected behaviors]

[scattered game-playing personality] [passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-7 risk-rewarding partner-advisers]

[Ketu in Bhava-2]

[for Karkata indriya lagna]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-8 healers, explorers, transformers]

dispersed values


  • POTUS-12 California Statehood 1784-1850 Zachary Taylor [financial-heritage Magha-2]

  • Germinal 1840-1902 J'accuse Emile Zola [political-ceremonial Pūrvaphalgunī-1]

[Ketu in Bhava-3]

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[disregards political discourse conventions] [eccentric idealistic publications] [incoherent speculative planning] [empty theatrical announcements] [liberating abstract demonstrative discussions] [scattered romantic mentality]

[Groundless boasting instructions] [aimless self-reflexive discourse] [disconnected flamboyant windy talk]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable father-figures, patrons, public spiritual guides Rahu-Kumbha-9]

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

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[brightly dispersed homeland roots] [theatrically scattered secure foundations] [showy absentee mother-caretaker] [neutral witness to local politics] [Rahu-Kumbha-10 = elite marketplace-networking executive career]

[dramatic long journeys away from the home-folk] [wandering ways for theatrical education] [detached performance of the customary solar worship]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-10 leaders, commanders, iconic-figures, bosses, hierarchs]


  • Pucci Prints 1914-1992 fashion Emilio Pucci [optimistic-ideological Uttaraphalgunī-1]

  • Truth Be Told 1933-2021 interviewer Larry King [champion-innovator Magha-1]

  • Moral Majority 1933-2007 Rev. Jerry Falwell [financial-oratorical Magha-2] [Shukra-yuti-Ketu]

[Ketu in Bhava-5]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[unconcerned with speculation on election campaigns and melodrama]

[scattered political intelligence] [disengaged witness to creative games] [liberated from entitled ceremonies] [dispersed charisma]

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

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-11 friends, socialites, earners, awards, revenues, economists, distributors, associates, community-links]

  • Christian Science 1821-1910 Mary Baker Eddy [displaying-demonstrating Pūrvaphalgunī-1]

  • Steppenwolf 1877-1962 anti-Nazi Hermann Hesse [rhythmic-protective Magha-4]

[Ketu in Bhava-6]

[beneficial placement for Meena indriya-lagna]

[unconcerned with melodramatic ; quarrels]

[disinterested in unbalanced ceremony] [scatters the political conflicts] [disengaged witness to unfair entitlements] [liberated from disagreements with regal celebrities]

[disregard toward the complaints of the entertainers] [adversaries accuse one of empty theatrics] [dismisses the heart-and-spine ailments] [apathetic toward flashy arguments]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-12 symbolists, ancestor spirits, private guides]

[Ketu in Bhava-7]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[absence, disappointment, disorientation within ceremonial, displaying relationships]

[dispersed engagement with creative partnership] [dissolution of political advocacies]

[surrenders celebrity relationships] [forgives broken romantic promises] [abandons unsustainable speculative arrangements]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-1 fabulous physical embodiment]

  • POTUS-26 National Parks 1858-1919 Theodore Roosevelt [political-dramatizing Pūrvaphalgunī-1] [vargottamsha]

  • The Mirror 1895-1986 theosophy Jiddu Krishnamurti [mysterious-transformative Pūrvaphalgunī- 4]

  • Yogaville 1914-2002 Swami Satchidananda [publishing-explaining Magha-3]

  • Genesis 1951- songwriter drummer Phil Collins [optimistic-dogmatic Uttaraphalgunī-1] [??]

[Ketu in Bhava-8]

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

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

dissociated discoveries, surrenders unnecessary secrets, forgiveness of outdated threats


  • Earth Changes 1877-1945 Edgar Cayce [ministering-complaining Pūrvaphalgunī-2]

  • 52nd Dai, Dawoodi Bohra 1915-2014 Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin [innovative-competitive Magha-1]

[Ketu in Bhava-9]

[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-3 sibling-cousins, secretaries, team-mates, co-workers, neighbors]

dispersed doctrine [no principled doctrinal barriers limit the freedom of political brilliance ] [patron of incoherent entitled beliefs] [absentee father may distance himself from ideologies]

[Ketu in Bhava-10]

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

[dispersed engagement with entitled leadership] [dissolution of regally commanding positions] [restlessly anarchic toward high-ranking theatrical roles] [may abdicate a top dramatizing position]

[surrenders useless celebrated authority] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of executive speculators] [abandons unsustainable elite game-playing] [absent from empty state-regulated displays]

[disregards respected pageantry conventions] [eccentric entertainments may symbolize brilliant mirage of the regime ] [reputation for erratic displays of genius] [has the creativity and the status, but walks away from public empowerments]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-4 parents, householders, property-owners, gardeners, stewards of Earth]

  • La Pucelle d'Orléans 1412-1431 St. Jeanne d'Arc [bargaining-adjustable Pūrvaphalgunī-3] [Mangala-yuti-Ketu]

  • Flowers of Evil 1821-1867 symbolist poet Charles Baudelaire [bargaining-adjustable Pūrvaphalgunī-3] + gulika + mandi + dhuma

[Ketu in Bhava-11]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

[dispersed engagement with creative marketplace earnings] [dissolution of political networks] [surrenders celebrity friendships]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-5 children, celebrities, idealists, creative artists, politicians, speculators]

[Ketu in Bhava-12]

[beneficial placement for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[disengaged from invisible dramatic roles] [few/no boundaries within romantic private spaces] [no barriers to speculative movement between foreign lands] [potentially unfettered awareness in cloistered mountaintop settings]

[release from political imprisonment] [unencumbered meditation upon dematerialized essence of inner intelligence] [unlimited demonstrative fantasy worlds] [unafraid of imagined gambling annihilation] [may perceive non-verbal intuitive idealistic guidance]

[passively fixated on ambitiously friendly- profitable Rahu-Kumbha-6 enemies, animals, assistants, servants]

  • Jane Wyman first life-partner of Ronald Reagan , A-List actress of her day

Ketu-Simha romance-drift, heartbreak, display [Simha] of liberation, withdrawal, disconnection.

Ketu-Simha provides the ease of No Resistance to center-stage entitlements. One may become famous or infamous, notable or notorious. Ketu does not discriminate between positive and negative attention, between curses or applause.

Ketu-Simha suggests a weak, dispersed or abstract type of fame [Simha] may be experienced rather incoherently. Even when the native achieves widely perceived fame or notoriety, Ketu-Simha often does not care about such fame. If there is any response to fame at all, the response is to disregard it or disperse it.

Ketu-Simha idealizes the agent according to bhava. For instance, Ketu-9 represents Father.

Romantic abandonment

  • Genesis 1951- songwriter drummer Phil Collins [idealistic Uttaraphalgunī-1] developed a materially and artistically successful career in the music industry based primarily on musical performance, singing and writing about romantic [Singha] break-up narrative [Ketu] following emptiness themes such as distancing, distrust, disappointment, and divorce. Ketu-Simha romance-drift, heartbreak, display [Simha] of liberation, withdrawal, disconnection, surrender.

Bright lights of Simha are present but not focused; rather one' aura (light-body) is scattered often by the incursion of powerful, regal, authoritative psycho-spiritual influences. Ketu-Simha may seem to produce enormous self-confidences

Ketu represents surrender, Islam. Ketu surrenders to whatever experience is provided. In Simha, Ketu surrenders to the flow of romance, celebrity, genius, gambling, dramatic, and center-stage behaviors.

One's love life may produce peculiar and dispersed experiences.

Brilliant but inconsistent or proscribed romance requires complete surrender or one may descend into mental ailment.

  • Flowers of Evil 1821-1867 symbolist poet Charles Baudelaire- poetically idealized [Simha] the dreamlike romantic love he felt with the prostitutes he adored [Simha] along with the drugs and tragic diseases of sexploitation

  • Zorro 1969- drama-commerce Catherine Zeta Jones [optimistic-dogmatic Uttaraphalgunī-1] [Shukra-yuti-Ketu] [4, parents, homeland]

Inconsistent, peculiar, or fragmented political behaviors [Simha]

Collapsing Ketu permits no barriers therefore highest political powers can be obtained - yet Ketu-Simha soon loses interest. The bright light flickers.

  • POTUS-pair-11 Polk Place 1803-1891 Sarah Childress Polk * Ketu-Simha-2* Via her personal wealth and persistent social networking , SCP so successfully managed the political career of her rustic, workaholic husband that he (surprisingly) won the POTUS-11 election of 1845. Having gained the White House, SCP then began to alienate [Ketu] almost everyone in that socially intensive milieu with her strict interpretation of Presbyterian principles -- including no drinking, dancing, or unnecessary expense. SCP earned the moniker "Sahara Sarah" for her dry, humorless entertaining style. Her beloved husband was not re-elected. In fact, he died immediately after leaving office.

If the nativity shows an otherwise strong development of the literary, artistic, fashion, theatrical or performing arts energies [Surya] one may perform at high levels of center-stage skill. However, the Ketu themes of abandonment and dissolution may be an important part of the artistic production.

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

One's ability to enjoy and produce entertainments and expressions of creative intelligence = both unlimited and unimportant.

It is relatively easy to achieve the role of king, queen, or celebrity.

Yet ironically because of the absence of ego-attachment one rarely clings to the validating results of winning games and getting applause.

  • Celebrity comes and celebrity goes.

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 expressing Divine brilliance and creating amusements.

In Simha, Ketu's detached witness behaviors acquire Ravi-like political, theatrical, literary and genius characteristics.

Similar to Ketu in bhava-5, but less specific detail. Depends absolutely on how Professor Surya functions in the overall nativity.

  • Pucci Prints 1914-1992 fashion Emilio Pucci wandered through many lands briefly. Ketu in Bhava-4 schooling. When EP was an international student in the USA in the 1930's, his scholarship funds were cut off [Ketu] by Italy's Fascist government. By the time he entered Chandra-Rahu bhukti age 23, EP was completely broke [Ketu] and had to wash dishes to pay for his tuition. Ketu-Singha-4 afflicts political [Simha] nationalism (4). During WW-2, EP was injured while flying a bombing mission and abandoned [Ketu] upon the goat-island of Capri. Later he was forced to escape [Ketu] from Italy after being tortured by the Gestapo. Surya-7 in 4th-from-4th = 4th-from-Ketu has an anchoring effect, which prevents Ketu from annihilating EP during the terrible war years. His flourishing garment business was later based on the island of Capri.

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

  • One is drawn by [akashic memory]

  • into the worlds of creative arts, theater and politics,

  • where one may mingle with royalty and celebrities as one used to do in a previous life;

  • Yet, in the current life, the thrill of applause and attention is long gone.

When occupying Simha rashi, Ketu may blunt the divine intelligence of Sun, clouding the perception with ambivalence about creative ego-expression in general and about assuming theatrical, regal, attention-getting roles in particular.

Consistent with Ketu's passive-aggressive style, one may be prone to criticizing the politics of others and trying to undermine claims that the Divine is working through others. The whole business of channeling Divine intelligence seems empty and suspect; yet one ironically may be thrust deep into political life; an attitude of cynicism And whiny frustration may result.

One is drawn by [akashic memory] into the worlds of theatre and politics, where one may mingle with celebrities as one used to do in a previous life; Yet, in the current life, the thrill of applause and attention is long gone.

Ketu + Surya in svakshetra may yield a creative genius who expresses unworldly sounds and color. Past-lives associated with cult of the Sun-priest; they have been sacrificed and although they love the celebrity they are Naturally, wary of abuse of power.


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