author of Lal Kitab describes Saturn as a
serpent and Rahu and Ketu as its head and
tail respectively. As a node of moon, Rahu
shall not provide adverse results so long
as 4th house or moon is not afflicted. He
gives good results when Mars occupies
houses 3 and 12, or when Sun and Mercury
are in house 3, or when he himself is
posited in 4th house. Rahu further
provides good results if placed together
with Mercury or expected by him.
offers highly beneficial effects if placed
in houses earlier than Saturn. But if it
is otherwise, Saturn becomes stronger and
Rahu acts as his agent. Sun provides very
good results when Rahu is expected by
Saturn, but Rahu gives the effects of a
debilitated planet when Saturn is expected
gets exalted in houses 3 and 6, whereas he
gets debilitated in houses 8, 9 and 11.
12th house is his 'Pakka Ghar' and he
proves highly auspicious in houses 3,4 and
6. Saturn, Mercury and Ketu are his
friends, whereas Sun, Mars and Venus are
his enemies. Jupiter and moon are neutral
Sun and Venus are placed together in a
horoscope, Rahu will generally provide
adverse results. Similarly, Rahu will
provide bad results if Saturn and Sun are
also combined in a horoscope. Here Mars
will also become Mars negative. If Ketu is
placed in houses earlier than Rahu, Rahu
will provide adverse results, whereas
Ketu's effect would be zeroed.
in 1st House
house is influenced by Mars and Sun, which
is like a throne. The planet in 1st house
is considered to be the king of all
native will achieve a position higher than
indicated by his qualification and will
obtain good results from government. Rahu
in this house would give the result of
exalted Sun, but it will spoil the fruits
of the house in which Sun is placed. If
Mars, Saturn and Ketu are weak only then
Rahu would give bad results, otherwise it
will give good results in 1st house. If
Rahu is malefic the native should never
take any electric equipments or blue/black
clothes from his in-laws, else his son
could be affected adversely. its malefic
result too could last till the age of 42
Offer 400 gm lead in running water .
2. Wear silver in the neck.
3. Mix barley in milk in ratio of 1:4 and
offer in running
4. Offer coconut in running water.
in 2nd House
Rahu is in benefic form in 2nd house one
gets money, prestige and lives like a
king. He will have a long life. 2nd house
is influenced by Jupiter and Venus. If
Jupiter is benefic then the native will
live the early years of his life in wealth
and comfort. If Rahu is malefic the native
will be poor and have a bad family life,
suffer from intestinal disorders. The
native is killed by a weapon and is unable
to save money. In the 10th, 21st to 42nd
years of his life, he loses wealth by
Keep a solid silver ball in the pocket.
2. Wear things associated with Jupiter,
like gold, yellow
cloth, saffron etc.
3. Keep cordial relations with ones
4. After marriage do not take any electric
in 3rd House
is the 'Pukka Ghar' of Rahu. 3rd house
belongs to Mercury and is influenced by
Mars. When Rahu is benefic the native will
enjoy great wealth and a long life. He
will be fearless and a loyal friend. He
would be a clairvoyant for seeing future
in his dreams. He will never be issueless.
He will be victorious over his enemies;
can never be a debtor. He would leave
behind property. 22nd year of his life
would be of progress. However if Rahu is
malefic in 3rd house then his brothers and
relatives would waste his money. His money
once borrowed would never be returned. He
would have defective speech and would be
an atheist. If Sun and Mercury are also
there (in 3rd house) with Rahu then his
sister would become a widow in 22nd or
32nd year of his life.
Never keep ivory or things of ivory in the
in 4th House
house belongs to moon, which is an enemy
of Rahu. When Rahu is benefic in this
house the native would be intelligent,
wealthy and will spend money on good
things. Going on pilgrimage would be
beneficial for him. If Venus is also
benefic then after marriage the native's
in-laws could also become rich and the
native would also benefit from them.
Moon is exalted the native would become
very rich and would benefit from the works
or relatives associated with Mercury. If
Rahu is malefic and the Moon is also weak
then the native will suffer from poverty
and native's mother would also suffer.
Collecting char coal, altering toilet,
installing oven in the ground and
alteration of the roof in the house would
be indicative of malefic.
2. Offer 400 gm coriander or almonds, or
both in flowing
in 5th House
house belongs to Sun, which signifies male
offspring. If Rahu is benefic native will
be rich, wise, enjoy good health. He would
enjoy good income and good progress. The
native would be a devout or philosopher.
If Rahu is malefic it leads to abortions.
After the birth of a son, wife's health
will suffer for twelve years. If Jupiter
is also in 5th house father of native will
be in trouble.
Keep an elephant made of silver.
2. Abstain from wine, non-vegetarianism
3. Remarry your wife.
in 6th House (Exalted)
house is influenced by Mercury or Ketu.
Here Rahu is exalted and gives very good
results. The native will be free of all
botherations or troubles. The native will
spend money on clothes. The native will be
intelligent and victorious. When Rahu is
malefic he will harm his brothers or
friends. When mercury or Mars is in 12th
house Rahu gives bad result. The native
suffers from various ailments or loss of
wealth. Sneezing while going to work would
give bad results.
Keep a black dog.
2. Keep a lead nail in your pocket.
3. Never harm ones brothers/sisters.
in 7th House
will be rich, but wife would suffer. He
would be victorious over his enemies. If
the marriage takes place before twenty one
years, it would be inauspicious. He would
have good relations with the government.
But if he engages in business connected
with Rahu, like electrical equipments,
then he will have losses. Native would
suffer from head ache and if Mercury,
Venus or Ketu is in 11th house, then
sister, wife or son would destroy the
Never marry before 21st year of age.
2. Offer six coconuts in river.
in 8th House
house is concerned with Saturn and Mars.
So Rahu in this house gives malefic
effect. The native would spend money
uselessly on court cases. Family life
would be adversely affected. If Mars is
benefic and is placed in 1st or 8th house
or Saturn (benefic) is placed in 8th
house, the native will be very rich.
Keep a square piece of silver.
2. While sleeping Saunf should be keep
under the pillow.
3. Do not work in electricity or power
in 9th House
house is influenced by Jupiter. If the
native has good relation with ones
brothers and sisters it is fruitful; else
it would adversely affect the native. If
the native is not religious minded then
his progeny would be useless for him.
Professions influenced by Saturn would be
Jupiter is in 5th or 11th house then it is
useless. If Rahu is inauspicious in 9th
house then chances of begetting a son are
less, specially if native files court
cases against one's blood relation. Rahu
is in 9th and 1st house is empty then
health could be adversely affected and one
gets insulted and mental problems,
specially from olders.
Use Tilak of saffron daily.
2. Wear gold.
3. Always keep a dog (it saves ones
4. Have good relations with your in-laws.
in 10th House
ones head uncovered gives the effect of a
debilitated Rahu in 10th house. The good
or bad result of Rahu would depend upon
Saturn's position. If Saturn is auspicious
then native would be brave, long lived and
rich and get respect from all quarters. If
Rahu in 10th house is with Moon it gives
Raja Yoga. The native is lucky for ones
father. If Rahu in 10th house is malefic
then it would adversely affect ones mother
or native's health would also be bad. If
Moon is alone in 4th house then native's
eyes are adversely affected. He suffers
from headaches and there is loss of
wealth, because of a dark complexioned
Use blue or black cap.
2. Cover ones head.
3. Offer 4kg. or 400 gms of 'khand' in a
temple, or in flowing
4. Feed blind people.
in 11th House
house is influenced by both Saturn and
Jupiter. Native could be rich as long as
his father is alive. Alternatively,
establishing things of Jupiter would help.
Native has wicked friends. He gets money
from mean people. After the death of ones
father he should wear gold in the neck. If
Mars is malefic for a native with Rahu in
11th at time of his birth, there is every
thing in his house, but every thing gets
destroyed later. If Rahu in 11th house is
malefic then the native has bad relations
with his father or he may even kill him.
Planet in 2nd house would act as enemy. If
Jupiter/Saturn are in 3rd or 11th house
then wear iron on the body and drink water
in a silver glass. If ketu is in 5th house
then Ketu gives bad results. There may be
diseases of ear, spine, urinary problems
etc. There may be losses associated with
business concerned with Ketu.
Wear iron. Use silver glass for drinking
2. Never take any electric equipment as a
3. Do not keep blue sapphire, ivory or
toys in the shape of
in 12th House
house belongs to Jupiter. It signifies
bedroom. Rahu here gives mental troubles,
insomnia. It also leads to excessive
expenditure on sisters and daughters. If
Rahu is with its enemies then it becomes
next to impossible to make ends meet,
despite hard labour. It also leads to
false allegations. One may even go to the
extreme of contemplating suicide. One has
lies, deceiving others etc. may make Rahu
even more malefic. If some body sneezes at
the start of any new work if gives malefic
effect. There may be theft, diseases or
false allegations. If mars is with Rahu
here, then it gives good results.
Take your meals in the kitchen itself.
2. Keep Saunf and khand under the pillow
for good night's