Like Rahu, Ketu is also an imaginary planet or a node that is positioned opposite Rahu. Ketu is the dragon’s tail and Rahu is dragon’s head. These two are termed as a shadow or imaginary planets among the nine planets ruling the world of astrology. The effect of Ketu on a person’s life is very crucial as Ketu rules some important aspects of the horoscope.

Ketu feels comfortable with Mercury, Venus, Saturn and Rahu. Ketu is neutral to Jupiter. His enemies are Mars, Sun and Moon.

Effects Of A Powerful Ketu

When Ketu is powerful and well placed in one’s horoscope, it bestows spiritual tendencies, asceticism, non-attachment to worldly desires & ambitions, it also bestows wisdom, powers of discrimination, spiritual knowledge.

Effects Of A Weak Ketu

When Ketu is weak, it can give weak eyesight, poor concentration power, boundless worries and anxiety to the native. The native can be a bad speaker, hard-hearted, economical, quarrelsome, immoral, sinful & proud.

Remedial Measures for Ketu

  • To remain happy and positive is the best remedy for Ketu.
  • Offer prayers to Lord Ganesha daily twice.
  • Help the handicapped or labours as much as you can.
  • Avoid black or slate colours.
  • Get more social and try to be in company most of the time.
  • Wear a cat`s eye.

Vedic mantra:

“ऊँ केतुं कृण्वन्नकेतवे पेशो मर्या अपेश से। सुमुषद्भिरजायथा:”

Gayatri Mantra

“ऊँ धूम्रवर्णाय विद्महे कपोतवाहनाय धीमहि तन्नं: केतु: प्रचोदयात।”

Beej mantra

“ऊँ कें केतवे नम:”

Tantrik mantra

“ऊँ स्त्रां स्त्रीं स्त्रौं स: केतवे नम:”

“ह्रीं केतवे नम:”

“कें केतवे नम:”