There are 9 planets or Navgrahas in the Hindu Vedic Astrology. While the seven planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Sun, Moon and Saturn have a physical presence, the shadow planets Rahu and Ketu have no physical formation. They are known to be imaginary points in space, i.e. astronomical points, also known as North and South Lunar nodes. However, these two points or shadow planets hold great significance in Indian astrology.
However, this planet is considered beneficial for politicians as it lends them power, opportunity and the power to rise in their field through hook or crook. It also rules over thieves, magicians and all those who function outside the law.
As per expert astrologers, in 2017, the Rahu transit will occur on 21st August. The direction of the transit will be in reverse as Rahu will transit from Leo, back into Cancer. Therefore, let us see how this Rahu transit 2017 will affect your zodiac signs and what the remedies suggested!
Health will be a reason of concern as Rahu will transit in the 4th house for Arians. This transit will affect their education and academic prospects and they need to be extra cautious about their mother’s health as well as family life.
Please note: Be cautious in whatever you choose to do to prevent domestic loss.
As Rahu transits to the 3rd house, for Taureans, this will be a favorable time. However, with Jupiter’s presence, there might be negative effects. Taurus will experience a boost in their work, they will be efficient and empowered.
Please note: While work life will be good and you will work harder, there is need for expert guidance. There will be small familial disputes with siblings. So stay cautious.
As Rahu transits in the 2nd house, Geminians will face financial issues as well as there will be a chance of miscommunication. As Jupiter retrogrades at the same time, they will be affected by Rahu’s malefic effects.
Please note: It is better to stay cautious in financial matters and control expenses. Be careful in your speech else you will end up rubbing people the wrong way!
Are you suffering from the Guru Chandal Dosh? When Guru (Jupiter) conjuncts with any one of the shadow planets, i.e., Rahu or Ketu it creates the Guru-Chandal Dosh. Cure this with Guru Chandal Dosh Nivaran Puja
Cancerians need to be very alert during this transit of Rahu into the zodiac sign. Rahu will be malefic and therefore, they need to be careful about their deeds, direction of work, life, taking important decisions.
Being weighed down by malefic Rahu? One should perform Rahu-Ketu Gochar Puja to increase the power of the benefic effects or to reduce the tribulations caused by malefic planets. Cure this with Rahu Ketu Gochar Puja
As Rahu travels in the 11th house for Virgos, it will give rise to the Raj yoga in their horoscope and benefit them financially. But it can also create negativity in their minds. However, their earnings will be on a rise.
Please note: It is advised to stick to the right path and work towards mental peace.
For Librans, Rahu enters their 10th house and will lead to a creation of Raj yog in their horoscope too. But they need to stay cautious about their parent’s health and keep a check on their behavior with the elders in the family to avoid disputes. This phase is that of Shani Sade Sati and the Rahu transition will not be very beneficial for them.
Please note: Being patient and calm will help overcome all hurdles.
For Scorpios, Rahu is transit in their 9th house. This is a cause for concern as it will give rise to disturbances in their personal as well professional lives. Their path to progress will be stunted for a while. They should avoid arguments as it could lead to souring of relationship with their father.
Please note: Hard work is the best option and stick to the right path. Keep faith in the supreme power and stay away from any kind of gambles.
The Rahu transit phase combines with Jupiter for Sagittarius as they both these planets appear in the 8th house for this zodiac sign. This spells a beneficial time for financial prospects. However, they need to stay cautious about their health. Accidents are possible so driving carefully is a must.
Please note: Keep away from illegal activities and deep water bodies.
For Capricorns, Rahu will transit into their 7th house and stay there for 12 months, i.e. one whole year. This will lead to problems in marital life with the spouse. It is best to stay away from risky deals in business and avoid disputes at any cost.
Please note: You cannot trust anyone completely so be careful around your subordinates. Keep documents and important items safely.
Health will be a cause for concern for this air sign as the combination of Rahu and Jupiter will wreak havoc. Stomach and liver will be affected. There might be chances of surgery as well. If you have weak bones, are obese or suffer from blood sugar issues, you will need to work hard on your health.
Please note: Legally, you will win over enemies and will legal court cases.
Pisceans need to be very careful as Rahu will move into their 5th house and this transit will affect their career, academics, mental peace and even children. Rahu will be malefic and so the results will be negative in their case. It will divide your thoughts and invite hurdles. You will be disturbed.
Please note: Pregnant women need to be very careful.
For Leos, Rahu will enter their 12th house and this will lead to increase in expenses. There may be sudden journeys or travel plans that can lead to financial issues. However, those working in foreign affairs or communications, this will be a beneficial time.