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Gochara Rahu Transits 1900-2099 CE

mean-nodes vs. (misnomer) true-nodes

Rahu samchara * transit bhava-1

  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-Aja]
  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]

"As long as you have certain desires about how it ought to be, you can't see how it is."

~~Be Here Now 1931-2019 Baba Ram Dass


AUM ram ravahe namah


राहु rāhu

Professor Rahu

dhatu √रभ् rabh = grab, seize, take-hold

अर्करिपु arka-ripu = enemy of Arka

चन्द्रारि chandra-ari = enemy of Chandra

चाण्डाल cāṇḍāla chandala = outcast, outside the boundary, pariah, worst, lowest

भुजङ्गम bhujaṅgama = serpent-demon

खेट khe-ṭa = air-moving, cavity, hollow, aperture

अर्कशशिशत्रु arka-śaśi-śatru = enemy (shatru) of the sun (arka) and the moon (shashi)





Caput Draconis

The Dragon's Head

North Node


resides in

the first house


Desire to Be Admired

social mobility attained via empowered embodied identity

Cult of Personality * craving for Important Actions

entrancing liveliness

ambitious trajectories of personal importance

American myth of the Self-Made-Man

masquerade of fascinating individuality


" Nothing succeeds like excess."

~~ Oscar Wilde



[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's apparently conquering, dynamic energy

[entrancing cult of actively forward-moving personality] [identified with prestige of thrilling initiatives] [vigorous personal appearance shimmers with fabulous physical glamour]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated supremacy, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[vital embodiment of fascinating innovation] [appears as a importantly special originator of new empowerments] [personal passion for spontaneous novelty]

[exhilarating champion identified with the energy of conquest] [ambitious pursuit of domination through forceful conquest]

[Rahu-Urisha] [uchcha]

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

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

check Shukra for defining source of Rahu's apparently musical, enriching sensuality

[entrancing cult of enriched-entreasured personality] [identified with prestige of heritage resource containment] [craving for knowledge assets] [vital embodiment of fascinating finance]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated financial accounting, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[appears as a uniquely special evaluator] [personal passion for valuable acquisition]

  • Way to Wealth 1706-1790 printer ambassador Benjamin Franklin [hierarchical-governing Kṛttikā-2]

  • USA-Sen-Utah 1947- finance Mitt Romney [pioneering-champion Rohiṇī-1]


[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

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

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently explanatory, communicative flair

[passionate messaging via vital bodily movement] [opportunistic discussions about mixed or exotic identity] [fascinating physique communicates excitiement]

[entrancing insinuation of privilege via scripted writhing, shadowing, or cultural-mixing]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated advertising, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[astonishing empowerment via manufactured shimmering illusion of photographs] [tangible personal appearance communicates the onset of a new era] [entrancing cult of media-signaling kinetic posture]

  • Seven-Year Itch 1926-1962 Marilyn Monroe [face-voice-values-mouth Punarvasu-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha]


[Karkata indriya-lagna]

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

check Chandra for defining source of Rahu's apparently familiar, rhythmic entrancement

[entrancing cult of nationalist personality] [identified with prestige of folkways] [passionately identified with ancient agricultural rhythms] [seeks privilege in the defense of seasonal rituals] [ambition to protect the harvest on local pathways and waterways] [vital embodiment of fascinating ethnicity] [appears as a uniquely special homelander]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated patriotism, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]


[for Simha indriya-lagna]

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

check Surya for defining source of Rahu's apparently ingenious, brilliant entitlements

[entrancing cult of celebrated-dramatizing personality] [identified with prestige of games, romance, theatre, creative performance] [vital embodiment of fascinating entitlements]

[brilliant personal appearance sparkles with fabulous physical glamour]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated showmanship, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

  • Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr [calculating-analytical Pūrvaphalgunī-2]



[for Kanya indriya-lagna]

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

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[entrancing cult of ministering-complaining personality] [identified with prestige of service, medication, argument, divorce] [vital embodiment of fascinating imbalances]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated accusations, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]


[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

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

check Shukra for defining source of Rahu's apparently sweetening , contractual equity

[entrancing cult of alliance-arranging personality] [identified with prestige of marriage-partnership-contract] [vital embodiment of fascinating relationships]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated alliances, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]


[for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's apparently mysterious, discovering energy

[identified with taboo-breaking excitements] [passion for mysterious rebirth of the emerging personality] [urgent evolution of material appearance] [desires transformative physical change] [craves secret access to competitive vitality]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated mystification, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[hungry for initiations into embodiment recycling] [personal healing known via intervention surgeries] [rejuvenating insights via fleshly movement]

  • Jyotiṣika 1956- educator BP Lama [arranging-bargaining Anuradha-3] [Shani-yuti-Rahu] [Shani-1 parivartamsha Mangala-4]



[for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]

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

check Guru and Guru-drishti for defining source of Rahu's apparently generous, philosophical convictions

[entrancing cult of wisdom-preaching personality] [identified with prestige of righteous beliefs] [vital embodiment of fascinating divine inspiration] [appears as a uniquely special doctrinal guide]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated omniscience, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]


[Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

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

check Shani and Shani-drishti for defining source of Rahu's apparently lawful, regulatory ordering

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

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated lawfulness, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[Rahu-Kumbha] [svakshetra]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-1 casts passionately unique individualizing drishti into 5-7-9] check Shani and Shani-drishti for defining source of Rahu's apparently systematic, gainful connectivity

[passionately wants to be an utterly unique futuristic-scientific embodied personality] [may be the symbol of an entrancing unorthodox populist cult] [identified with prestige of goal-achieving economic networks]

[extraordinary vital electromagnetic embodiment of galactic grid ] [appears as a fascinating crowd-electrifying figure] [exemplifies friendly collectivism]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated achievements, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[over-reaching marketplace connections] [ambitious social-participation community egalitarianism] [may have an unusual childhood due to the challenge of regulating their elevated electromagnetic frequency]

[may become exceptionally wealthy depending upon Guru]


[for Meena indriya-lagna]

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

check Guru for defining source of Rahu's apparently dreamy, imaginative intuition

[entrancing cult of imaginative personality] [identified with prestige of contemplative vision] [vital embodiment of fascinating clairsentience] [appears as a uniquely special dreamlike impersonator]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated interiority, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

  • Duino Elegies 1875-1926 mystical poet Rainer Maria Rilke [bargaining-arranging Uttarabhadra-3] [KSY]

  • passion for vitality, innovation, mobility , pioneering, invention, championship, first-arrival
  • display of championship imagery
  • inventions, urge to change, pioneering
  • domination, wins, emblems of nobility and supremacy
  • seeks privilege via * seeks privilege via a glamorous fleshbody appearance, athletics, performance competition, unique personality
  • asserts personal importance in a culturally Mixed-and-Mottled style
  • may breach the secure boundaries of comfortable body-movement folkways, ancient birthing customs, and established cultural norms regarding movement
  • may challenge genderized body-types and kinetic intensity
  • over-extended social-identity
  • advanced capacity for self-deception

craves privileged access to identity-building opportunities

seeks privilege via important - often risky - cultural-mixing roles in athletics, muscular performance, innovative activities, competition, pioneering, championship

impostor identity

unable to discern evidence that one belongs in the chosen role

a poseur, not necessarily in a pernicious sense, but rather one may experience what mod-west psychology frames as //impostor syndrome//

Rahu-1 casts an ambitious, exciting, opportunistic drishti into 5, 7, 9 amplifying

  • (5) celebrity-creativity environments
  • (7) relationship-contract advising peer alliances
  • (9) ideological-patronage environments

seeks extraordinary [Rahu] privilege within athletic, competitive, championship, moving, innovative, inventive, naew-noble, birthing, pioneering, first-arrived environments (1)

mixsters-tricksters enter the apparitional realms of physical body and social-attribute identity

Professor Rahu in classroom-1 wants to be recognized as special and important in muscular, vital, active, embodied roles

Ambitious Personality * mixing layers of energy-grid surrounding and interpenetrating the physical flesh-body kernel

thrill of fascinating, distinctive movement, vitality, tangible identity, sexual pursuit

seeking privilege via Important, mesmerizing Appearance

disguised as innovating, pioneering figure

urgent instinct to gain prestige via bodily energy

desire to be recognized as a pioneer, achampion, an inventor, awarrior, awinner

fascinating flesh-kernel, mesmerizing mottled shell

Rahu-ratna may be supportive during Rahu bhukti

Rahu occupies Bhava 1 - Ketu in 7

Amplification of the importance of flesh-body and social personality attributes (2), often at the expense of the practical awareness of the interests and requirements of partner-other (7).

Rahu-1 when strong = a life fully lived.

" Moves" with certainty that one is a member of the elevated class that has been chosen to promote innovation, competition, vitality, new

birth, displays of warrior force.

  • Always hungry for --

  • but never satisfied with --

  • any configuration of social personality attributes.

  • craves the elite attributes - bigger, faster, richer, cooler

Knows how to exploit the legal loopholes [Rahu] utilizing many secrets of usury, larceny, infidelity, drugs, servitude, and exploitation (8th from 6th).

Desire for Extraordinary Personal Vitality

Leapfrog over the conventional path to privilege via the physical appearance,

  • particularly using demonstrations of competitive domination or sexual prowess

* especially when yuti-Chandra

Urgent need to be perceived as fascinating, desirable

Important, privileged Identities

  • Annunciation 1452-1519 logic Leonardo daVinci leonardo was said to have been an utterly flamboyant personality, openly gay, illegitimate son of an aristocrat, wearing outrageous costumes [Rahu-Purvashadha] spouting hundreds of new brilliant ideas, starting and stopping projects at will (and without regard for the paying client) and dominating the Medici courts with his radiant presence.

Self-deception = projection of a potentially fraudulent but socially desirable self-image (personality disorders)

Legerdemain by word or deed

Passion to challenge and rise above the conventional boundaries of personal identity and social ranking that were granted at birth

Daring and exciting larger-than-life personality often packaged with glamorous psycho-physical attributes


Nature abhors a vacuum. Opportunistic Rahu finds and fills that vacuum

  • Italy-Dictator 1883-1945 Fascist Benito Mussolini - Rahu-Tula -1 was determined to leapfrog over the conventional structure of appropriate relationships [Tula] in order to create a world in which he, adisempowered outsider, could access the entitlements of privilege that he craved. As his Rahu mahadasha gained impetus from age 12 to age 30, mussolini was building up a massive power base built entirely upon contrived [Rahu] assertions.

    Expressed in the familiar style of cultural bravado [Rahu] of his homeland, mussolini's beautifully crafted [Tula] expedient lies and false promises appealed tremendously to the long-exploited masses who were seeking balanced entitlements. Millions of disenfranchised and impoverished workers saw the thug-like Mussolini as a balancer and a rectifier.

Pretentious Professor Rahu

// It's true if Rahu says its true //

  • Much of the world believed the propaganda which claimed that Italy-Dictator 1883-1945 Fascist Benito Mussolini "made the trains run on time."
  • However, there is no factual evidence that train arrivals improved as a result of any systematic programme designed or enforced by Mussolini.
  • Mesmerizing Professor Rahu-Tula teaching in classroom-1-personality = increased in attractiveness via Rahu's drishti upon His ruler Shukra-yuti-Guru hugely expanding [Guru huge] the shimmering illusion [Rahu] of a miraculous personality in communicative Mithuna-9-belief.
  • Mussolini and his handlers (Shukra-Mithunasmooth handling) repeatedly reinforced Rahu's trickery with no corrective mechanism. His handlers dismantled the free press.
  • His political opponents were expediently murdered. Risk-rewarding Rahu cast His spell throughout news publications worldwide, reprinting the deception on a colossal scal.

[Rahu-Parthya] [for Kanya indriya-lagna]

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

Rahu-1 provides a half-in/half-out identity.

Rahu appears to be providing a humble service [Kanya] Rahu the Magician can provide the illusion of ministering to others. Yet while using the guise of ministry, rahu is not a powerless victim.

Not ever.

Rahu-Kanya' s outsider logic can calculate the risk of taking an unorthodox approach to crafting the identity.

Rahu-Kanya-1 thrives on shrewd risk. He gains prestige by moving to either the edge or to the top. Rahu gives the “luck” of not getting stuck into fearful scarcity-minded decision making. Rahu can Think Different.

Rahu the Opportunist may choose reversals, contradictions, or other expedient methods to respond cleverly and maintain His importance under pressure of changing conditions

Hunger to Possess unique identity through presumptive entitlements.

Compulsively uses surreptitious or unconventional methods to obtain credibility in displays of physical glamour, energetic competition, and self-propelled empowerment

  • POTUS-26 National Parks 1858-1919 Theodore Roosevelt [Rahu-Kumbha-Varuna in kalpa-sthana-1] TR famously conducted scientific expeditions to remote Amazon and African locations. Noted big-game hunter, cattleman, vigorously active adventure travel explorer, super-hero, and risk-taker.

Affinity for the empowerments of things forbidden, off-limits , beyond limits, disallowed, improper; identified with internationalism and ethnic mixing

According to the strict rules of Shani and the customary habits of Chandra, professor Rahu -1 is at birth unqualified for the desired privileges. Yet, the urgency to seek higher entitlements is a human endowment.

  • physical body appearance = the perfect disguise for invasive rakshasa Rahu

  • with Rahu in lagna, one born into even the most humble circumstances may attempt to slither or leap into the ranks of god-like desirability

We all have a little snake in us.

  • The human body is designed upon a spinal model which at its genetic basis is a slithering, bending, aperture-penetrating reptile

Some are more reptilian than others .

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 = looks a bit oblique. Has a taste for some type of forbidden nectar. (note Ketu in 7, naebulous sexual coupling.)

Misappropriation = repurposing = camouflage

Rahu appropriates the lineage of another, child of another, spouse of another, money of another, home of another, words of another, culture of another, prestige of another etc.

  • TM 1917-2008 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi established a credible philosophical training (dharmesha-9 Surya in 1) system ( vriddhi-pati-11 Shukra in 1) to teach exotic spiritual insights (Magha-Chandra-9) in a modern American cultural context. However deceptive Rahula the cheater also caused him to exaggerate [Rahu] the expected attainments, for example promising spiritual students that they would attain [Rahu] the entitlement to fly.

birth identity (via lagnesha, chandra, other personality factors)

weakened by some type of cleverly masked abuse in the prenatal and childhood environment. One is encouraged or forced via conditions of birth to become someone better than one's own natural self.


  • self-promotion from the at-birth station in life to a higher level of privilege, using the vehicle of physical vitality as a visible icon of risk-taking excitement

Rahu-1 does what Rahu-1 wants to do - sometimes regardless of others

  • POTUS-26 National Parks 1858-1919 Theodore Roosevelt [economic-interlinked Arudra-3] Well-known for his astounding, over-the-top [Rahu-1] roles as a cattle rancher, jungle explorer, safari hunter.

  • TR wrote a naval history - complete with astonishing battle descriptions - that became an enduring classic in the genre.
  • He thrilled the magazine-reading audiencewith exotic adventures in Cuba, africa, and the Amazon. [Chandra-Mithuna-5 intakes drishti of Rahu-1]

However, tR preferred to be seen in fabulous moments. He had extraordinary concentration and confidence, but only for short bursts and only when the topic was personally interesting. Modern assessment might = narcissistic PD combined with high-functioning autism.

  • He was largely absent from his POTUS-26 duties. The responsibilities which he was elected to fulfill were often completed either by administrative staff [6, servants] or by his second wife, the capable public servant Edith Carow [TR lagnesha Shani-6]

Rahu in bhava-1 = Ketu in bhava-7

Chalakaraka Rahu

  • hungry ambition for vitality and vigor, constant restless movement. Seeks the privileges accorded to a Great Personality. Craves conic recognition as a member of the class of First Arrivals (aryan).

  • Fascination with extraordinary individual uniqueness. Intensely focused on The earthen body form and features, musculature, blood, athleticism, nobility of the appearance.

  • Seeks elevation to a higher social station via invention, innovation, first-in-field = 'champion', display of social- privilege attributes, being First.

chidrakaraka Ketu

  • apathy toward marriage contract, scattered attention to the interests of the mate, tolerance for disputes, treachery, broken promises, dispersal of agreements, general disregard for the cares and concerns of others

  • scattered attention in matters of negotiation, bargaining, match-making, partnership, equity, equations, mutual interest.

  • Disinterest or discarding behavior in partnerships. Scattered ambivalence toward marriage contract, terms of a trust, promises, contracts, agreements, mutual interest with Others


  • as always, the final outcome of Rahu-Ketu placements depends upon the settlement of the Moon

Ambitious, targeting, achieving Rahu = often constrained by marriage-union to an unfocused, chronically scattered Ketutype.


Validation -hungry Rahu is intensely focused on social ascension.

Ambivalent, escapist Ketu is directionless and scattered.

Rahu makes long-range plans while Ketu has a short attention span.

Rahu-Ketu in the indriya-lagna, in the Chandra lagna, or in Svamsha = a core partnership loaded with frustration.

  • Rahu rages with closely targeted ambitious desire while Ketu disperses like scattershot .

  • Remarkably, these people always find each other. The longer they stay together, the more "bi-polar" they become.

Constant and repeating separations

The time-honored "best practice" with these couples = spending long periods of time respectfully separated from each other.

This pattern of spending more time apart than together can preserve the marriage.

Many high-achieving men and women have Rahu in lagna, and their marriage movement patterns usually involve frequent and extensive absence, with the Rahu person's achievement environment often located in a distant city or foreign land.

The Ketu spouse appears only sporadically for social showcase functions.

  • Young Publisher 1960-1999 attorney JFK-Jr had a complicated Rahu-Ketu situation with Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 + [Ketu-yuti-Chandra] -7 along with Rahu-Ketu on t Svamsha axis. Age 39 at the time of death, he had been married only briefly to a lovely young woman who, aside from her loveliness, was distinguished mainly by her Ketu-ish dislike of focused attention (incoherent Ketu).

Extraordinary Vigor = Larger than Life

Rahu in 1 = insatiable lust for life, desire to compete, and a compulsion to spring ahead of the pack.

Uses the genetic flesh-body appearance as a platform from which to launch the Great Leap, but does not remain consistent with the social-attribute package. Passion to become someone better, higher, different than given at birth.

Rahu in bhava-1 = craves a privileged bodily life-force = striving to establish an exalted social identity. One harbors a great desire to be recognized as a competitive warrior, athlete, or body-model, although one has not yet earned access to the ultimate source of vitality.

Via Rahu's characteristic over-promotion , professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may become involved in illegal competitions, illicit athletics or misguided sexual excitements that are"over their head" .

In order to propel oneself to higher social station, rahu the Restless must produce greater passion, more vigorous movement , stronger sexual energy, and higher capacity for sustained warfare. Rahu in 1 follows the dictum of Julius Caesar: veni, vidi, vici (I came, isaw, iconquered).

Rahu must always be larger than life. Rahu in 1 becomes "a legend in one's own mind"a person whose self-image reflects mesmerizing attributes of distinctive power, extraordinary vitality, and overall greatness.

  • Rahu in bhava-1 = social attribute package =

  • extraordinary, uncoiling of passionate energies

Often a flamboyant lifestyle, full of sexual adventure. More extreme results if Chandra occupies Arudra - Orion , Svatika, or ShataVishaka;

or if Rahu occupies a rashi of Mangala or Rahu accepts drishti from Mangala.

Risk-taking as a response to conflict

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 = 6th-from = bhava- 8, might feel compelled toward illicit behaviors by a conflict with 1st spouse's family (8) or problem with secret-keeping

Drugs and False Energizers

Unfortunately the super-human agenda of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is impossible for a mere human to sustain.

There are indeed times of remarkable achievement, naotably the Vimshottari mahadasha and many of the well-angled bhukti of Rahu. However, in the modern age many Rahu-rising nativities develop drug and alcohol problems.

Nearly everything that Rahu does is in some fashion contrived, falsely credentialed, and unearned according to Shani's rules for legitimate social-material achievement.

Unless the lord of Lagna has exceptional integrity, or some other graha grants authentic access to divine empowerment, rahu the Naga Poseur - who does not have proper access to the deeper sources of life-force regeneration - will ultimately need some artificial fuel .

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 clings to a fraudulent self-image of godlike health and endless youthful competitive vigor. Especially if Mangala is involved, professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 are often"hard partiers " on the"work hard, play hard" programme.

However, rahu's need to maintain a facade of extraordinary, dominant liveliness often fuels significant drug use. False chemical vitalizers are often used as "health supplements "and"natural stimulants ". The common western"uppers ", alcohol, naicotine, and caffeine, are routinely abused.


By means of dynamic personality and sheer physical vitality , one wishes to obtain the privileges of a higher birth .

Great Leap Forward via Action: Direct, dominating, and Competitive Rahu's Great Leap Forward in bhava-1 creates a sudden advance to a higher level of social privilege via a shape-shifting change

  • in the physical appearance,

  • via traits of apparent " alpha" superiority

  • style of dress, posture, gait,

  • sexual pursuit, vital sexuality

  • direct, forward, and vigorous movement

During the mahadasha of Rahu and bhukti of Rahu, one may"re-invent" the social personality to match the folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms of a higher social echelon.

Psychology of Unsatisfied Ambition

With Rahu in 1, professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 compensates for a profound sense of personal insufficiency via compulsive struggle to be desirable. Just being a simple, coherent single human person is not enough when Rahu occupies the house of core identity.

  • The early conditions of (well masked) abuse are so influential upon personality development that Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 does not consciously remember one's natural personality; or in viewing one's relatively dull natural attributes physical and social, one may become filled with contempt or disgust for one's inborn insufficiency.

  • The channeled elements of appearance or appropriated attributes , while false, are much more satisfying. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may alter the narrative of one's mundane upbringing to give the impression of higher or more interesting circumstances.

  • Caretakers who were vicious or vulgar may acquire a halo of nobility. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 dyes one's hair, changes one's name, speaks a new language, wears a new costume, moves to a new city, even surgically changes the body parts, as one adapts to a charismatic but false more-desirable, more-elite identity.

Restless Dissatisfaction with the Human Body

Rahu in 1 provides a fuel source of restless vitality, which drives an engine of constant seeking for competitive advantage and high-stakes wins. Rahu in 1 surges forward from one echelon to the next. Driven by dissatisfaction with the limitations of the human body, one feels compelled to imitate the impossibly beautiful and powerful lifestyle of the gods.

Chronic conflicts, tricky enemies, and addictions difficulties

" Damned if you do; damned if you don't."

Rahu = 1 and Ketu = 7 = bhava-6 = both 6th-from-Rahu and 12th-from-Ketu.

The already quite difficult 6th bhava of conflict + addictions enters an additionally disadvantaged bad-angle position. When the lord of 6 is activated, the Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 nativity may have a feeling of being trapped in falsification resulting in chronic addictive behaviors.

  • the notoriously difficult 6th-from-Rahu = an attempt at quick self-elevation during which one becomes the victim of fraud or tricky deceit during the self-medicating (6) process.

  • Graha in 6th from Rahu = enemies who are sneaky, argumentative, and often able to use Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 s own tricks against him.

the notoriously difficult 12th-from-Ketu = an attempt to withdraw from involvements with the medicines (6) during which one is prevented from"clean cut" separation because 12th-from-Ketu frustratingly 'dissolves the detachment' and re-invigorates the attachment to anesthetic or psychotropic substances.

This sort of self-medicating process which develops on its basis is adversarial to Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 's true spiritual self and unsatisfying to the point of impoverishment or physical illness, yet psychically [Ketu] it is quite hard to prevent getting chronically "sucked back in" .

If rogesha-6 also occupies 12th-from-Chandra there could be serious self-entrapment, self-medication, and self-victimization [being eaten] issues.

Divorce, which converts the spouse into an enemy, could result in extremely high conflict if undertaken during a period of Rahu or Ketu.


Naturally, Ketu in 7 suggests detachment and disinterest on the part of the spouse, along with a tolerance for long separations. The Rahu native by contrast needs to demonstrate competitively high levels of sexual and athletic vitality. Often the marriage partners spend a great deal of time apart.

Rahu Mahadasha - Rahu bhukti = Rahu pratyantardasha

During Rahu periods =

A surreptitious intruder or poseur enters the realm of The earthen body -attributes and social-personality identity .

The goal of the interloper = to break limits and challenge assumptions. Often this person is a new partner who promises to help Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 break through barriers of one's previous life and become a more powerful new entity.

One's passion for connecting to this enticing exotic agent is disruptive but exciting and each iteration breaks some limit upon how many and which type of socially classified attributes one is allowed to possess.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may enjoy considerable success in activities which involve surreptitious utilization of the personality attributes of another.

  • Rahu natives sometimes self-describe as " chameleon" -- the small reptile who changes its skin to mimic the color and light patterns of every new environment, in order to avoid detection

  • One may vigorously and dynamically"re-invent" oneself, taking on new appearances and behaviors in order to infiltrate customarily forbidden realms.

  • One emerges as an agent provocateur, disrupting the dull routines of conventional order

  • A proclivity toward espionage and usurper of privilege become fully manifest

  • The method of masking one's true identity in order to appear more charming and more desirable to the legitimate tenants of the forbidden realm will involve a certain amount of trickery.


Deceiving Others - perhaps unconsciously

This native is never what one seems to be. However Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 's consciousness is often completely co-opted by the infiltration of the hitch-hiking personality. One may be locked in a battle between the birth identity and the increasingly predatory claims of the interloping entity.

  • When Rahu occupies 1, there is a good opportunity for what modern western psychology calls "personality disorder"a nd its attendant reactive depression.

Similar result from Rahu + Chandra, rahu + lagna, and slightly lesser but still noticeable with Rahu + lagnesha.

Rahu in Svamsha enacts the amplification mandate = disregard for conventional boundaries or practices in marriage; Rahu in 7 give adventurous Rahu motive to the spouse.

  • E.g., Rahu-Makara-Draco (law, convention) navamsha, one may disregard the convention of getting legally married even while presenting a social image of reputable and respectable partnership.

Self-deception .

  • One becomes increasingly convinced that one indeed was born into the higher realms

  • The focus on birthing the false self, and maintaining the fraudulent identity, is so intense under certain planetary configurations (e.g. Rahu's ruler = uchcha) that one may develop narcissistic traits to the point of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  • a new spouse or partner who enters the life at onset of Rahu period = typically under the impression that the false self promoted during Rahu period is indeed Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 's true self.

  • Unless Guru also supports Rahu, the subsequent Guru bhukti may signal a collapse of relationships built upon the premise of Rahu's false promises. (This is one of the reasons that marriages contracted during Vimshottari periods of Rahu of any length are inherently problematic in the long term.)

The true laws of one's existence may be re-established during a subsequent Shani bhukti

Rahu periods for Rahu in 1 + other graha

Rahu periods for Rahu in 1 + other graha

Rahu accepting drishti of Guru may, during Rahu period, enormously expand risk-rewarding Rahu's quest to enter the highest ranks of social validation of the body-identity

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Rahu influenced by Shani by contrast experiences more constraint to the basic conditions of birth, and despite self-reinvention persists in a programme of diligent effort necessary to achieve material goals

Rahu + Mangala or receiving drishti of Kuja provides an engine of dynamic, aggressive, competitive energy which propels Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 into the highest echelons of empowerment during Rahu period, and also during Mangala bhukti to a lesser extent.

Rahu the Appropriator

claims the privilege and vitality of another's attribute-shell appearance and socially validated qualities.

Rahu the Trickster may presume entitlement to manifest the vital-force including the appearance, intelligence, voice and gestures of another. Rahu in 1 inhabits the personality of a predecessor .

One may be compelled to channel the persona of another entity.

Rahu the Rakshasa feeds upon chaotic and manipulative circumstances within The earthen body and the personality integrity. The disruption begins at the time of conception, and Typically, the mother is upset throughout her pregnancy.

  • Rahu the Intruder disrupts the customary process of personality development, upsets the normal expression of the life force being sometimes too strong and sometimes too weak, and makes one privy to exotic and potentially dangerous self-concept. Self-importance swings between humiliating g shame and fabulous grandeur.

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may be charismatically attractive, but one always wants the prohibited, the illicit, and the proscribed.

Desire for experience: to see one's own image projected upon a higher level

Rahu provides an extreme desire to possess the power to create a new entity, in one's own image, along with the urge to satisfy that desire at nearly any cost.

Rahu can break the death taboo, if the breaking action is expedient to Rahu's desire for gain of privilege and rank.

  • Rahu in 1 = Ketu in 7. Hungry Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 tends to consume the life-force energy of the spouse, leaving the spouse in a weakened, apathetic, and socially marginalized position. The spouse may appear dull and uninteresting compared to the exciting, daring, scene-stealing Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 native.

Rahu's style of fulfilling His desires is largely determined by His planetary lord. Yet one distinctive feature of His activities = they tend to involve deception and sneaking into forbidden places under false pretenses.


This person really wants to be special ! May have been deprived of the mother's attention in childhood.

  • Lifelong craving for validation and recognition of the exotic, unusually powerful, or extraordinary qualities in one's muscular, fleshly empowerment and one's social personality attributes.

Rahu disrupts the customary methods of individual boundary marking and body-identity development.

Rahu destroys customary moral boundaries in the structure of the personality. One pursues each arising desire with intensity and passion. Utterly self-focused. Little sense of the impact of one's actions upon others. There is plenty of pathos but very little empathy.

  • Due to the intensity of risk-rewarding Rahu's craving to possess aperson, an experience, or an empowerment, rahu blunts the humane"sharing" sensibilities. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 with Rahu in lagna, particularly if Rahu is joined with a malefic, will struggle to comprehend the feelings of others. Rahu destabilizes compassion and replaces humane empathy with reactive reptilian desire.

  • All graha gain dignity in lagna, and Rahu is no exception. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 with Rahu in lagna is an extraordinary person who stands out from the crowd. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is socially identified with foreign interests , the revolutionary underclass, mysterious or taboo behaviors, or a threat to order implied in catastrophic social changes.

  • Total result depends entirely on Rahu's ruler and any Graha which may co-occupy the lagna. Rahu in lagna does not give Shukra's fair and balanced beauty. Rather, rahu confers a sultry, smoky yet charismatic aura. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is psychically hungry for empowerments of every variety. One may be loved, or feared; admired or despised; to Rahu it does not matter the means - so long as the end is validation of personal power.

  • One seeks recognition and achievement, and is obsessively hungry for material-physical-sensual experience.

A karaka for promiscuity . Ketu will occupy bhava-7 Therefore, the spouse is unsuitable or ambivalent, and Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 feels detached or indifferent toward the marital alliance. Divorce is not implied, as apathy toward marriage is too strong to motivate finding a solution to the problem.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 pursues each desire as it arises.

One is concerned only to attract validation for the personality, get attention, and empower The earthen body . Should Shani influence Rahu, expect more self-deprivation and self-restraint according to social mores, but the apathy toward marriage alliance remains profound.

Native has an unusual individual identity. Craving to advance one's social position far beyond the rank into which one was born. Naga-energy in the personality makes one a bit of a poseur by nature. Shani-yuti-Rahu in lagna = one who may downplay a commonplace upbringing, attempting to Appear more exotic .

One is strangely attractive;

and prone to take risks in one's life (usually in order to gain attention or power).

  • If Shani is associated with Rahu in lagna, one takes are calculated risks with scarce resources, reduced by conservative fears; similar for Shani = lagnesha yuti Rahu

  • if Kuja is associated with Rahu in lagna, prone to adventure with physical risk;

    accidents; similar for Kuja = lagnesha yuti Rahu

  • if Chandra is associated with Rahu in lagna, prone to dramatic relationships with psycho-emotional risk; similar for Chandra = lagnesha yuti Rahu

  • if Shukra is associated with Rahu in lagna, professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is remarkably attractive but prone to sensual excess and financial risk;

    similar for Shukra = lagnesha yuti Rahu

Often the mark of high performance in the area of life controlled by Rahu's ruler , due to Ambitious risk-taking . (However, if Rahu's ruler = nichha, rahu amplifies nichha qualities which can lead those risks to fail.)

In psychic terms: if Rahu + malefics , the birth personality is conflicted. The birth itself is challenged. Native must struggle to enforce their right to life. Native 'sneaks in' to the conception in a surreptitious act: stealing their drop of amrita!

Oily or smoky Appearance

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may favor oily grooming products such as hair cream or cosmetics

One may have a somewhat naturally oily and darker than average complexion if Rahu occupies a rashi of Guru or Mangala.

QUOTATION Das / Bepin Behari comment on Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1

" ... You make a great strides in life.

  • Gains honor, wealth and favor through religious, educational and scientific achievements.

  • Dominating personality;

    promising self-expression.

  • Gain and happiness through own initiative .

  • Slow to pick up new ideas. Averse to formal education.

  • Conqueror of enemies.

You make the glory and influence of other people an instrument of your own success

  • You can effectively utilize your own powers and wealth for yourself and others.

Not being satisfied with your own spouse, you may wander.

Gains competence with the help of friends with effective grace.

You are always ready for work .

  • You may have two marriages , and a charming spouse.

Quick to hold discussion. Lots of trouble and suffering. Bad qualities may surround you on many sides.

QUOTATION Das / Bepin Behari

comment on specific situation for Makara indriya-lagna ++ Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1

" You are burdened with family responsibilities and depression.

  • You may also suffer from skin diseases."


6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu =

The Trouble-makers:

6/12 agency = bhava-6 =

  • chronic addictions,

  • medical treatments, esp. via drugs

  • misuse of drugs, illegally obtained drugs

  • medical clinics

  • physicians

  • arguments in the workplace,

  • litigation and lawsuits

  • servants and employees

  • police and military

  • marital discord, arguments with the spouse

  • digestive illness

  • chemical imbalance-seeking-a-remedy

  • paired-organ imbalance-seeking-a-remedy

  • divorce

  • poverty

  • usury

  • loan debt

  • mother's relatives'

  • jail short stay (not prison long stay)

  • exploitive relationships

  • prostitution

  • enslavement

  • victimization [being eaten]

6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu

Recognition as a competitive champion, first-and-best wielder of Force: Rahu wants it - but can Rahu get it?

The bhava which = 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu = most conflicted, adversarial, toxic, frustrating, every-way-but-loose environment of the nativity

  • Periods of the lord of bhava-6 are therefore often even more difficult than usual regarding matters of litigation following broken contracts and accusatory argument, particularly if combined with a samchara Rahu-Ketu contact to the axis of bhava 6-12.

By knowing the axis of radix Rahu-Ketu, it will be possible to predict which department of life will cause consistently the most persistently volatile and recurring yet seemingly uncontrollable trouble for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 r.

Compared to 6th-from-Shani

6th-from-Shani-related disagreement and conflict improves with age, naeutrality, and patience.

  • However, 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu variety of conflict due to overstepping the bounds of one's rightful place (6th-from-Rahu) plus loss of meaningful engagement due to apathy (12th-from-Ketu) reappears in a new guise during each subsequent Rahu bhukti.


6th-from-Rahu = the disagreements, disappointments, broken contracts, accusation, arguments, and adversarial relationships which originate in Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 's attempt to self-elevate via quick, unconventional and generally unearned increase in social rank and privilege.

6th-from-Rahu shows the adversarial relationships, illness, and financial imbalance-seeking-a-remedy such as debt leading to poverty or servitude, which are triggered by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 's instinctive desire [Rahu] to challenge boundaries and leap-frog over customary stepwise earnings.

The negative consequences of 6th-from angles are pre-incarnationally planned. Persons whom one may have inadvertently harmed in parallel lives may suddenly appear as exploiters, enemies, or disease agents during periods of Rahu or lord of 6th-from-Rahu. They enforce servitude, start conflicts, and cause or treat disease during this period.

  • Effects of 6th-from-Rahu do not necessarily reflect any present-life crime or dishonor committed by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 . The origins of Rahu-Ketu drama are often shrouded in the mists of previous lives.

  • Neutral acceptance of the realities of"6th-from"accusations, disregard for agreements, and ill-will in humanity is often the only available strategy for dealing with this recurring situation.


12th-from-Ketu = loss of vitality, dissolution of enthusiasm, drained energies, erosion of conviction, disengagement, and general ennui regarding persons, topics, and relationships which are already weakened due to Ketu's residence in the bhava.

  • Effects of 12th-from-Ketu are relatively subtle yet often deeply frustrating; there is not enough energy or enthusiasm available to summon, not enough fuel in the tank, to get going toward solution of 12th-from-Ketu homework-problems.

  • Neutral acceptance of inevitable loss is Typically, the only available strategy.


Naturally, if favorable graha should occupy or own the bhava which is 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu, the negative results can be cushioned.

Animosity and Conflict via Rahu-resides-1 =

6th-from bhava-1 = bhava-6 = During Rahu bhukti if rogesha-6 from Rahu is strong, one may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by chronic addictions, jealousy and greed; arguments and accusations; marital discord and divorce

Rahu mahadasha 18 years

The most salient effects of Rahu in bhava-1 - passion for vitality occur during Rahu mahadasha. Maximum outcome during svabhukti of Rahu-Rahu and also during the bhukti of Rahu's rashi-pati.

Also strong results of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 should be expected during each of the nine bhukti of Rahu which occur within the 120 year Vimshottari Dasha.

  • During any Rahu bhukti, expectations must be adapted to the angle between the Mahadasha-pati and Rahu.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 generates urgent ambition to obtain greater social-material privileges via display of an energetic flesh-body appearance (1) that fascinates the viewer.

Pretentious Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is a poseur who projects amesmerizing camouflagewhich looks like the"winning" vitality of one who has earned a privileged birth. The charlatan's deception represents upward movement or a captivating, forward-driving nobility of spirit.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 appears to belong to a prestigious group or idea. Insinuates affiliation with"competitive success " via roles such as celebrity athlete, or iconic symbol of the dominant paradigm.

The methods of expedient self-elevation for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 include"appropriation" of the instruments of bhava-1 such as promotion to higher physical-desireability rank (such as winning beauty contests), athletic distinction, spokesperson or"spokes-model" roles, insinuation into aristocratic setting via adopting the manners and dress of the favored class, hyper-competitive behavior, or roles in dynamic physical culture such as warrior, dancer, hunter, runner, climber, pioneer, competitor.

Although Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 has not yet * earned* the emit the true aura of authentic vitality or the higher entitlements which are normally accorded to genuinely noble athletes, aristocrats, or true pioneers, professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 is motivated by a hungry desire to grasp these entitlements in a"fast-track" fashion. His ambition is boundless.

  • Typically during the first portion of the Rahu period, rahu will succeed in rising above the privilege accorded to His station of birth - sometimes dramatically so.
  • However, toward the end of the Rahu bhukti, just at the moment when He would appear to have achieved His goal, rahu typically suffers a sudden fall from the improperly appropriated entitlements.
  • A more normal course of [akashic memory patterning] in the nativity is then recovered.

during Vimshottari periods of Rahu, pretentious Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-1 may become involved in fraudulent or irregular competition that is "over one's head" .

Final results depend on the disposition of the ruler of Rahu's rashi.


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