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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

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

कुम्भ Kumbha

Kumbh - Kumbhadhara

घट ghaṭa - Ghat [pot]

हृद्रोग Hridroga [heart-enemy]


Cauda Draconis

Tail of the Dragon

South Node

Caesura [cut]

Comet-tail [Ketu-tārā]




Aquarius - Arka - Arqua - Aquarietis

Aquila the Eagle

Verseau - Varsator


co-ruler Shani ++ co-ruler Rahu



" Discovered by British astronomer William Herschel over 200 years ago, naGC 2500 lies about 30 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Lynx. As this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows, naGC 2500 is a particular kind of spiral galaxy known as a barred spiral, its wispy arms swirling out from a bright, elongated core.

Barred spirals are actually more common than was once thought. Around two-thirds of all spiral galaxies — including the Milky Way — exhibit these straight bars cutting through their centers. ...

There is another similarity between NGC 2500 and our home galaxy. Together with Andromeda, triangulum and many smaller natural satellites, the Milky Way is part of the Local Group of galaxies, agathering of over 50 galaxies all loosely held together by gravity. .... " Image Credit: ESA/Hubble/NASa

[Ketu in Bhava-1]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[disregards marketplace identification conventions] [eccentric profitable community personality] [incoherently friendly kinetic appearance] [empty personal earnings] [liberating inconsistent free movements]

[economic shifts fragment athletic pursuits] [scattered networking behaviors] [eccentric gains of revenue from unique individual vitality]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-7 risk-rewarding partner-advisers]

[Ketu in Bhava-2]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

[disregards scientific knowledge conventions] [peculiar use of language and tone] [incoherently friendly speech and face]

[eccentric gains of revenue from libraries and warehouses] [empty financial earnings] [disinterested in banking accumulations, yet has income] [liberating inconsistent lineage values]

[surrenders social-participatory traditions] [ambivalent toward communal food-and-drink] [economic shifts fragment valuable collections]

[typically wanders from profitable family-of-origin] [second marriage, if any, may be distant, disoriented, or spiritualized]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-8 healers, explorers, transformers]

[Ketu in Bhava-3]

[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[disregards marketplace discourse conventions] [peculiar use of economic announcements] [incoherently friendly gestures]

[eccentric populist marketing publications] [disinterested in managing scientific details] [inconsistent yet profitable daily chatter] [friendly liberating abstract discussions]

[economic shifts disperse business plans]

[abandons interlinked planning schedules] [ambivalent toward group conversation] [scattered futuristic mentality] [typically disconnected from networked sibling]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-9 indoctrinators, father-figures, preachers, public spiritual guides]

[Ketu in Bhava-4]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

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

[disregards community parenting conventions] [peculiar use of marketplace infrastructure] [incoherently friendly torso hugging]

[eccentric crowd-pleasing populist protectivism] [disinterested in scientific education] [inconsistent yet profitable local socializing] [free-roaming abstract household]

[abandons interlinked cultural customs] [ambivalent toward nationalism] [scattered disoriented futuristic mother] [typically disconnected from socialite caretakers]

[economic shifts unroot home-and-school residence]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-10 leaders, commanders, iconic-figures, bosses, hierarchs]

  • England-Queen 1533-1603 Armada Elizabeth-1-Tudor [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

  • UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer [secretive-revealing Dhaniṣṭha-4 [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha] [Chandra-yuti-Ketu]


  • POTUS-46 Pandemic 1942- Joe Biden [secretive-revealing Dhaniṣṭha-4 [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-5]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

[unconcerned with economic entitlements] [disregards community gambling conventions] [peculiar use of flamboyant earnings display] [dismisses the drama of empty achievements]

[incoherently friendly spinal presentation] [irregular heartbeat]

[eccentric crowd-pleasing populist fashions] [disinterested in scientific literature] [inconsistent yet profitable celebrity socializing] [free-roaming abstract ideals]

[abandons interlinked romance] [ambivalent toward political elections] [scattered disoriented futuristic students] [typically disconnected from socialite game-players]

[economic shifts disperse artistic performance]

[disengaged witness to children's creativity] [material relationship to children, especially but not exclusively the eldest, may spatially dissolve. The spiritual relationship remains.]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-11 friends, socialites, earners, awards, revenues, economists, distributors, associates, community-links]

[Ketu in Bhava-6]

[beneficial placement for Kanya indriya-lagna]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[unconcerned with community quarrels][scatters the economic conflicts] [disengaged witness to marketplace imbalances]

[liberated from disagreements within the collectivity] [effortless disregard toward the complaints of friends] [observes dispassionately while adversaries accuse one of empty achievements]

[summarily dismisses the nervous ailments] [vacuous apathy toward systematic blaming of large groups] [economic shifts disperse litigious enemies]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-12 symbolists, ancestor spirits, private guides]

[Ketu in Bhava-7]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Simha indriya-lagna]

[absence, disappointment, disorientation within profitable, social-economic relationships]

[dispersed engagement with marketplace partnership] [dissolution of proletarian advocacies]

[surrenders useless friendly alliances] [ignores broken promises of gainful fellowship] [apatheticly forgives the trespass of economic associates] [abandons unsustainable revenue arrangements]

[disregards goal-oriented agreements] [eccentric gainful deals] [economic shifts disperse advising attorneys]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-1 fabulous physical embodiment]


[Ketu in Bhava-8]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[beneficial placement for Karkata indriya lagna]

[disregards community empowerment conventions] [peculiar use of marketplace nondisclosure] [incoherently friendly abdominal plexus]

[eccentric crowd-pleasing populist reformations] [disinterested in scientific changes] [inconsistent yet profitable hidden socializing] [free-roaming abstract secret-spaces]

[abandons interlinked sacrifices] [ambivalent toward initiations] [scattered disoriented futuristic in-laws, if any] [typically disconnected from socialite surgeons] [economic shifts uproot healing centers]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-2 treasuries, store-holds, family-members, bankers, memory-collectors, warehousers, knowledge-preservers, or second-spouse]

  • El Castilo Interior 1515-1582 St. Teresa de Avila [bargaining-diplomatic Dhaniṣṭha-3]

[Ketu in Bhava-9]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[disregards conventional community beliefs] [peculiar use of proletarian credenda] [incoherently friendly sacral plexus]

[eccentric crowd-pleasing populist ceremonies] [disinterested in scientific theories] [inconsistent yet profitable philosophical socializing] [free-roaming abstract temple sermons]

[abandons interlinked sangha] [ambivalent toward professors] [scattered disoriented futuristic pandits] [typically disconnected from socialite father-figure] [economic shifts disperse the patriarchal guidance]

[no principled doctrinal barriers limit the freedom to understand economic systems] [depending upon Shani, may earn surprisingly high income]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-3 sibling-cousins, secretaries, team-mates, castmates, classmates, co-workers, neighbors]

  • Experience 1942-1970 guitarist Jimi Hendrix [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4 [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-10]

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[scatters the collective leadership] [disengaged witness to marketplace hierarchies] [liberated from command of the great assembly] [surrenders to mass anarchy] [disregard toward proletarian elites]

[abandons public governance duties] [nervously dismisses recognition for achievements] [apathetic toward the masses-and-the-classes] [no limits on professional conduct] [economic shifts break-up top positions]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-4 parents, householders, property-owners, gardeners, stewards of Earth]

[Ketu in Bhava-11]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[scatters the collective ecology] [disengaged witness to marketplace interlinkage] [liberated from participation in the great assembly] [surrenders to mass collectivism] [disregard toward proletarian earners]

[abandons socialite roles] [nervously dismisses reward for achievements] [apathetic toward friendship with the masses-and-the-classes] [no limits on networking conduct] [economic shifts break-up revenue gridworks]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-5 children, celebrities, idealists, creative artists, politicians, speculators]

  • POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

[Ketu in Bhava-12]

check Shani and Shani-drishti to determine non-material Ketu's material agenda

[beneficial placement for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[disengaged from invisible marketplace roles] [few/no boundaries withiin communal private spaces] [no barriers to profitable movement between foreign lands]

[release from economically-cause imprisonment] [unencumbered meditation upon dematerialized essence of inner gridworks] [unlimited interlinked fantasy worlds] [may perceive non-verbal intuitive friendly guidance]

[passively fixated on ambitiously speculative-political Rahu in Singha-6 enemies, animals, assistants, servants]


Dhaniṣṭha-3 [Tula]

Dhaniṣṭha-4 [Vrischika] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha]

  • England-Queen 1533-1603 Armada Elizabeth-1-Tudor [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4]

  • POTUS-41 All the Best 1924-2018 George H.W. Bush [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4] [navamsha Ketu-Vṛścika-uchcha] [Mangala-yuti-Ketu] [12, invisible environments, clandestine activities]

  • POTUS-46 Pandemic 1942- Joe Biden [secretive-revealing Dhaniṣṭha-4]

  • Experience 1942-1970 guitarist Jimi Hendrix [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4]

  • POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama [transformative-disguising Dhaniṣṭha-4]

  • UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer [secretive-revealing Dhaniṣṭha-4] [Chandra-yuti-Ketu]


Ketu in scientific, paradigm-challenging Varuna [Sadachbia] [shata-taraka] is an observer' s position which benefits research when the ruler is strong.

Varuna-1 [Dhanus]

Varuna-2 [Makara]

  • Grateful Dead 1942-1995 guitarist Jerry Garcia [social-ordering, class-conscious Varuna-2] [3 karakamsha, wandering forever-touring Grateful Dead musical band]

Varuna-3 [DOUBLE KUMBHA] [vargottamsha]

Varuna-4 [Meena]

PEGASUS Purvabhadra

Purvabhadra-1 [Mesha]

Purvabhadra-2 [Urisha]

Purvabhadra-3 [Mithuna]

  • France-Queen 1755-1793 Madame Deficit Marie Antoinette [collaborative-messaging Purvabhadra-3]

  • Photographer 1941-1998 vegetarian activist Linda Eastman McCartney [commercial-managing Purvabhadra-3]

  • drama-commerce 1978- Katie Holmes [commercial-scripted Purvabhadra-3]


Collapsing Ketu-Kumbha provides the ease of No Resistance to the distributive economies of large groups and systems. Yet matters of Kumbha can become incoherent (don't stick together) when Ketu the Releaser occupies the Ghata rashi.

Detachment from massive systems.

Ketu represents surrender, Islam. Ketu surrenders to whatever experience is provided. In Kumbha - Ghata , Ketu surrenders to scattering of:

  • massive, highly regulated, distributive, lateral systems; mass social movements; material and conceptual networks .

If the nativity shows an otherwise strong development of the networking energies (Shani, systems and economies) Ketu-Kumbha may perform at high levels of connectedness and marketplace skill.

Professor Ketu ensures that one is no longer attached to the mass movement experience, and this detachment liberates both the enemies and the supporters. Ketu-Kumbha's ability to systematize the large-scale behaviors of groups in the marketplace is both unlimited and unimportant.

It is relatively easy to achieve the role of gainful earner, social activist or economic regulator. Yet ironically because of the absence of ego-attachment one is unlikely to invest much attention into matters of scientific experimentation or lateral distributive connectivity.

  • Goals come and goals go in a scatter-shot fashion.

  • profits come and profits go in a scatter-shot fashion.

  • friendships come and friendships go in a scatter-shot fashion.

Ketu signifies an apathetic sense of "been there, done that" detached even when the relative absence of obstacles has eased the process of achieving better distribution of economic opportunity and more efficient networking of any systemr.

In Kumbha, Ketu's detached witness behaviors acquire Shani-like networking characteristics. Similar to Ketu in bhava-11, but less specific detail. Depends absolutely on how Professor Shani functions in the overall nativity.

Ketu = been there, done that parallel life pull

One is drawn by [akashic memory]

  • into the worlds of large, rule-driven systems and social movements which increase the distribution of economic opportunity

  • where one may mingle with social change activists and experimental scientists As one used to do in a previous life

  • Yet, in the current life, the thrill of the advance of civilization is long gone.

When occupying Kumbha rashi, Ketu may blunt the populist, democratizing sensitivities of Saturn, making the native ambivalent about his role in the marketplace.

Kumbha is in general a highly abstract sign, famous for its esoteric theories and special interest groups which have little connection to the survival reality of the global population yet purport to be universal in nature.

  • Kumbha is the solar or rational side of Shani's domain, concerned primarily with equalizing exchange networks of the marketplace not with the emotional security of fixed caste [Makara].

  • Ketu here gives reluctance to participate in networks of association and dislike of the masses.

Ketu-Kumbha has been traumatized in revolutionary political movements, perhaps an uprising against royalty, which creates in his a compulsory disengagement from political activism and group-think in all its visages.

Ketu-Kumbha = a science-fiction Ketu_amethyst.jpgorientation with a mind that wanders across the universe in search of a culture weird enough and 'safe' enough but also familiar enough to identity with.

Might be a gifted sci-fi script writer or mathematician or computer programmer if Budha is strong.

Otherwise, seeks anonymity and intellectual distance through cold logic. Could live in isolation and socialize exclusively via computer networks. Very detached person.


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