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Gochara Rahu Transits 1900-2099 CE

  1. [Rahu in bhava-1]
  2. [Rahu in bhava-2]
  3. [Rahu in bhava-3]
  4. [Rahu in bhava-4]
  5. [Rahu in bhava-5]
  6. [Rahu in bhava-6]
  7. [Rahu in bhava-7]
  8. [Rahu in bhava-8]
  9. [Rahu in bhava-9]
  10. [Rahu in bhava-10]
  11. [Rahu in bhava-11]
  12. [Rahu in bhava-12]

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


AUM ram ravahe namah

Professor Rahu

रघु raghu [rapid, light, fleet, fickle]


Rahuva - Rehula

अर्करिपु arkaripu [enemy of Sun]

चाण्डाल cāṇḍāla [outcast, pariah, worst, lowest]


resides in

Makara - Draco


Caput Draconis

Dragon's Head

North Node



Capri-cornus [goat-horned]

The Dragon

Extravagant Elites

Ambition to Ascend Social Pyramids


Thrill of the Hierarchical Climb


Dragon - Tlingkit Style - Alaska


Phra Maha Chedi Chai Mongkol Naga emerging from mouth of Makara (Thailand)

photo by Pawyilee

Public Figure Examples

[Rahu in bhava-1]

[Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-1 casts passionately unique individualizing drishti into 5-7-9]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[entrancing cult of status-ranked personality] [identified with prestige of age-class-hierarchy] [vital embodiment of fascinating position] [appears as a uniquely special social regulator]

ordering, regulatory passion for privileged identity, vitality, appearance

[Rahu in bhava-2]

[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-2 casts passionately enriching capitalizing drishti into 6-8-10]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[passion to acquire legitimate institutional treasuries] [over-reaching use of formally structured conventional knowledge]

[exciting speeches follow lawful traditional protocols] [normalized ambition for socially approved financial holdings]

[fascinating appearance of face-voice-eyes-mouth may elevate the bureaucratic position][mirage of ordinary heritage masks taboo-breaking family lineage]

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [rhythmic-defensive Śrāvaṇa-4] [Rahu-2 mutual-drishti with Guru-10]


[Rahu in bhava-3]

[for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-3 casts passionately publishing mercantile drishti into 7-9-11]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[passion to publish legitimate institutional narratives] [over-reaching use of formally structured conventional details] [may push the boundaries of regulatory policy discussions]

[exciting scripts follow lawful announcement protocols] [normalized ambition for socially approved information delivery]

[fascinating appearance of hands-arms-shoulders may elevate the social position][mirage of ordinary management masks taboo-breaking business process]


[Rahu in bhava-4]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-4 casts passionately property-owning habitual drishti into 8-10-12]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

passion for prestige property, routine, roots

[Rahu in bhava-5]

[for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-5 casts passionately dramatic speculative drishti into 9-11-1]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning


passion for politics, creative performance, literary genius, celebrity, games

  • Pakistan-PM 1953-2007 Daughter of Destiny Benazir Bhutto [ministering-complaining Dhaniṣṭha-2]


[Rahu in bhava-6]

[for Simha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-6 casts passionately adversarial ministering drishti into 10-12-2]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

passion for pollution, conflict, remedies * shady smoky structures * opportunities in poverty, injury , disease - rules of social order exploited to create opportunities via crime, servitude, poverty, pollution

  • POTUS-pair-34 Military Families 1896-1979 Mamie Doud Eisenhower[calculating-logistical Dhaniṣṭha-2]

  • Hugging Saint 1953- Ammachi of Kerala [populist-connected Uttarāṣāḍha-3]


  • Superman 1952-2004 tetraplegia Christopher Reeve [dramatizing-showy Dhaniṣṭha-1]

[Rahu in bhava-7]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-7 casts passionately bargaining Other-identified drishti into 11-1-3]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

passion for conventional, regulated partnership

[Rahu in bhava-8]

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-8 casts passionately secretive revelatory drishti into 12-2-4]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[transformative laws regulate revolutionary change] [boundary-breaching step-wise hierarchical discoveries]

[ambition for explosive change within brittle status-rank structures] [excitingly energized yet orderly exposure of secrets]

[Rahu in bhava-9]

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-9 casts passionately paradigmaticly believing drishti into 1-3-5]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[passion for conventional beliefs] [seeks prestigious high-ranked patronage] [ideology of socially approved opportunity] [craves privilege of preaching on social norms] [over-reaching father may take risks in public reputation]


  • POTUS-07 Indian Removal 1767-1845 Andrew Jackson [collaborative-teamworking Śrāvaṇa-3]

  • UK-PM Global Alliance 1953- Tony Blair [financial-heritage Śrāvaṇa-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha] [Chandra-yuti-Rahu]

[Rahu in bhava-10] [svabhava]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-10 casts passionately lawful institutional drishti into 2-4-6]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[regulatory authority based in mixed-culture status hierarchies][fascinating icon of orderly governance] [elite captainof exciting social climbing] [amazing public leadership]

[astonishing social rise of presidents, executive officers, commanders, boss-figures] [reputed for fabulous ultimate lawful power]

  • Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great [logistical-calculating Dhaniṣṭha-2] [Ghataka KSY]


[Rahu in bhava-11] [svabhava]

[for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-11 casts passionately profitable networked drishti into 3-5-7]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[normalized passion for lawful revenues] [over-reaching institutional profits] [ambitiously conventional high-achieving friends]

[desire to impose order on economic communities] [exhilarating status-seeking social networks] [extraordinary social-limitation fundraising]

[hunger for hierarchical earnings] [class-conscious approach to marketplace connectivity] [seeks importance in legislative assemblies]

  • POTUS-14 Bleeding Kansas 1804-1869 Franklin Pierce [fantasizing-visionary Uttarāṣāḍha-4]


[Rahu in bhava-12]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

check Shani for defining source of Rahu's social-rank positioning

[Rahu-12 casts passionately private secluding drishti into 4-6-8]

[wants to be a prestigious boss of a hierarchy, yet obsessed with privacy] [passion for lawfully ordered interior guidance] [hallucinating conventional apparitions]

[desires unorthodox command in undetected organizations] [yearns for access to government research enclosures] [hungry to gain advantage of dignified position within secluded places]

[seeks approved opportunity in isolated mandatory imprisonments] [ambitious bureaucrat seek clandestine regulatory rank] [ambitiously over-reaching organizational authority in the dreamworld]

[craving for long supervisory sojourns in distant lands] [seeks importance via clairsentient status empowerments]

[class-conscious conventional Uttarāṣāḍha-2]

[hierarchical regulated governing Makara]

[networking-collectivist Uttarāṣāḍha-3]

[economic systematic populist Kumbha]

  • Hugging Saint 1953- Ammachi of Kerala

[conceptual visionary Uttarāṣāḍha-4]

[imaginative dreamlike charitable Meena]

[competitive pioneering Śrāvaṇa-1]

[innovative invasive champion Mesha]

[traditional evaluating Śrāvaṇa-2]

[entreasured collecting heritage linguistic Urisha]

[navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha]

[managing publishing Śrāvaṇa-3]

[communicative commercial collaborative Mithuna]

[patriotic customary Śrāvaṇa-4]

[protective rhythmic ethnic Karkata]

[political-theatrical Dhaniṣṭha-1]

[dramatic creative gaming Simha]

[ministering-calculating Dhaniṣṭha-2]

[serving complaining medicating Kanya]

Ambitiously Seeking Privileged Status-Rank-Position [Makara]

When in kendra-1, kendra-7, or kendra-10, Rahu-Makara = a favorable placement for ambition to obtain prestigious social governance positions.

Quest for Elite Respect and Recognition in peak-hierarchy roles.

Risk-loving Rahu-Makara rashi = fascinated by esoteric executive empowerment and high-visibility public roles.

Irregular ambitious engagement in governance responsibilities.

  • Wikileaks 1971- Julian Assange [oratorical-heritage Śrāvaṇa-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha] + ]Rahu-yuti-Mangala-uchcha]

  • Ms. Magazine 1934- women's rights Gloria Steinem [dramatizing-showy Dhaniṣṭha-1] [Shukra-yuti-Rahu] Extraordinary discussions and publications [3] about the structure of the social order [Makara] . GS remarkable and influential magazine, spanning a lifetime of collaborative [3] political engagement, helped to wreaked havoc upon brittle outdated social hierarchies. GS writings challenged stereotypes of women as inherently frivolous and unreliable [anti-Makara]. As barriers crumbled, the gates of professional opportunity opened for a new generation of women professionals [Rahu-Makara] .

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [rhythmic-defensive Śrāvaṇa-4] [Rahu-3 mutual-drishti with Guru-11]

  • Pakistan-PM 1953-2007 Daughter of Destiny Benazir Bhutto [ministering-complaining Dhaniṣṭha-2]

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey [normalizing-regulating Uttarāṣāḍha-2] [vargottamsha] [Shukra-yuti-Rahu] + [Surya-yuti-Budha] Because OW judgement of human character and personal opinion is so widely respected, she lawfully influenced public voting patterns by endorsing POTUS-44 Obama in 2008; again in 2022, Fetterman for USA-Sen-PA.

Rahu Makara seeks privilege via rule-making roles. However, due to Risk-rewarding Rahu's illicit nature, His rule-making involves a good deal of rule-breaking along the wayr.

Great leap forward into Governing, Ordering, Regulatory Privilege

Find Professor Shani and know His effects in the radix and navamsha.

  • Over-reaching Rahu will amplify Shani's effects, and also the effects of any other graha occupying Makara.

Structure, position, ranking, and social entitlement


Rahu = the smoke of ambition

Great hungry leap [Rahu] toward the top of the pyramid [Makara]

Risk-rewarding Rahu residing in lawful Makara = a complex and often ironic placement.

Risk-rewarding Rahu magnifies the desire for respectability and visibility. Rahu-Makara's goal-seeking great leap style = usually straightforwardly conventional in appearance. Appearing (Rahu appearances) in the guise of a respecter of hierarchies [Makara] Shri Rahu seems to be hardworking, attentive to bureaucratic detail, diligent in required behaviors, careful, and conventionally unassuming style of in personal deportment..

  • Rus-Pres 1952- First Person Vladimir Putin [political-entitled Dhaniṣṭha-1] global power reach in the worlds of asset containment, finance, and banking (Rahu drishti reaches Chandra-2). VVP dresses in conventional business garb, speaks without drama, and presents a pale, slight physique. Yet, his method is over-reaching, his ambition is unlimited, and his governance authority is questionably legal.

Relentless, possibly ruthless, step-wise obtainment of reputation and respect in large, hierarchical organizations .

Craves top of the hierarchy leadership prestige and executive privileges.

Consumed with desire for iconic recognition at the peak of a stepwise ascendance.

Kuja-ruled Dhaniṣṭha-Rahu

pushes aggressively, pro-actively for the win, whatever the cost. Finds opportunity in ultimate, high-stakes competition.

  • Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great [calculating-logistical Dhaniṣṭha-2] [Ghataka KSY]

  • POTUS-pair-34 Military Families 1896-1979 Mamie Doud Eisenhower[calculating-logistical Dhaniṣṭha-2]

  • Pakistan-PM 1953-2007 Daughter of Destiny Benazir Bhutto [calculating-logistical Dhaniṣṭha-2] * elected, deposed, elected, exiled, assassinated during Shani-Rahu bhukti

Rus-Pres 1952- First Person Vladimir Putin [political-entitled Dhaniṣṭha-1] [10, elite authority]

Rahu-ruled Shatataraka-Rahu

extra-Rahu-power * disrupts, captivates, entrances in matters of mixed-culture connectivity, futuristic science, boundary-breaching gridworks, ecologies of electrical impulse . Finds opportunity in ultimate, high-stakes community-crossovers and MIXED SYSTEMS.

Guru-ruled Purvabhadra Rahu broadens the scope of understanding of philosophical-scientific systems. Principled interruption of limiting boundaries, especially disruption of materialistic dogma, scientism, narrow ideologies. In 5, may challenge the boundaries that separate faith and politics.


In Makara-Draco, Rahu's desire-inflaming passions acquire Shani-like law-enforcing characteristics.

Opportunistic Rahu may take risks in pursuit of Shani's conventional goals: one challenges the social systems of class, rank, and privilege in order to achieve recognition via class, rank, and privilege .

Desires to regulate the regulators .

  • POTUS-06 American System 1767-1868 John Quincy Adams [inventive-pioneering Śrāvaṇa-1] [Chandra-yuti-Rahu]

  • Russ-Empress 1729-1796 Noble Maidens Catherine the Great [calculating-strategic Dhaniṣṭha-2] [Ghataka KSY] empress Catherine aimed to get to the top of the hierarchy and stay there. She succeeded by methods both fair and foul. Catherine hailed from a Prussian (German-speaking) aristocratic family and she was educated in continental European culture. Once ensconced in the Russian royal court, she vigorously promoted German cultural identity and values as fascinating privileged behaviors to which Russia's small elite class (Rahu-Makara-Draco privilege via hierarchy) could mimic for advantage. Yet, the vast majority of Russian-customs people under her rule were land-bound, illiterate feudal serfs. Except when making rules to govern the entire social pyramid, such as creating tax ranks; she had no understanding of the condition or hopes of land-bound peasantry; nor did she care (Ketu-12 Karkata = apathy toward the customary folk, socially opaque).

May achieve association with high ranks of government officialdom via unusual, irregular, or taboo relationships

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [rhythmic-defensive Śrāvaṇa-4] [Rahu-2 mutual-exchange with Guru-10] mistress of several high-ranking government leaders [Makara]

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey [normalizing-regulating Uttarāṣāḍha-2] [Shukra-yuti-Rahu] + [Surya-yuti-Budha] Assessors concluded that due to public respect [Makara] for her opinions, OW had a significant impact on voting patterns during the campaigns of POTUS-44 Audacity of Hope 1961- Barack H. Obama

Can become obsessed with capacity to prove a notable achievement of value to an entire society or civilization

to the point of taking individual credit for the work of a group

both of these lionized scientists failed to credit the contributions of their colleagues


Mahadasha of Rahu for Rahu-Makara
  • General trends, environments, experiences of the Rahu mahadasha

Trajectory toward Prestige, via Expedient Route of *Appearing to* Conform to Conventional Standards

Mahadasha of Rahu and most bhukti of Rahu (depending on Rahu's angle to the mahadasha pati) will exhibit the script qualities of Makara. Rahu's disruptive and disorderly behavior is most unwelcome in the tightly regulated realms of Makara.

Rahu's Great Leap Forward must be cautious and careful. The typical starting scene is an institution , government, or other bureaucratic or conservatively operated environment.

The Rahu experience begins with some variety of social hierarchy (according to the bhava) which ranks and positions the native either physically, psychologically, or spiritually.

An enunciation of law and order is required. The environment supports rigidly habitual and conventional behaviors, and the important actors typically hold rank of director, president, chief, supervisor, etc.

Routine from inside, routine from outside

One might engage in self-regulating behavior driven by a sudden, obsessive attraction * akarshana *.

The contraction of the scope of the social personality or the body might start (or seem to start) from completely external circumstances, such as wearing an institutional uniform or needing to follow a prescribed hourly office.

One might start the cycle with a desire to conform to the expectations of legislative authorities and win the acceptance of the highest directors of the social programme.

The longer the Rahu period, the more opportunity for dramatic development. After the conformist, self-organizing event, there is continuous establishment of habit and routine . If Rahu is associated with a Maraka graha, the craving for approved and lawful appearance may be punctuated by deaths or severe status loss such as divorce. The death or profound separation can be self-inflicted due to Rahu's restless discontent.

Rahu brings important new actors into the life scene, and these actors are typically from a different cultural background. The native is regulated into the culture of the new actor, and may be asked to assume a rank, so that the class system is fully established in the new order.

One must acquire or remember elements of this new actor's worldview in order for Rahu-Makara to make the leap into one's next life phase.


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