Ketu is known to be the dragon’s tail as per Hindu astrology. It is strongly believed that Ketu has a very firm effect on the lives of people and this effect is quite crucial. It can make or break a person’s career and personal aspirations. Ketu is a very important ruler when it comes to some real important aspects of a horoscope. That is why, whenever you go to an astrologer, you will observe that they always talk about Rahu and Ketu when they are trying to explain what they can see in your future.
There are different houses in which Ketu tends to travel. If at all you come to know that currently Ketu is residing in the 1st house, there are certain meanings associated with it. Along with it, are some remedies that can be suggested to correct any absurd effect of this placement in the native’s life.
Meaning of Ketu being placed in the 1st house
Whenever Ketu decides to reside in the 1st house, it always indicates that you are going to be pushed beyond your regular efforts – this push is going to be in all the aspects of your life. Some people may term this to be a hard period of their life too. There will be times when you will feel restless and will want to give up during such phases, but it is always advisable to keep going – soon your hard work will be rewarded.
Obstacles in life when Ketu is in the 1st House
This is true. It has been seen and proven that whenever Ketu decides to stay up in the 1st house, it indicates lot of repeated bottlenecks in your life. Be it simple life events like admission of your kid in a school or a life changing event like a promotion or growth in your professional career – whenever Ketu is in the 1st house, you will not get anything the easy way.
Take help of social relationships during this time
When Ketu places itself in the 1st house, the hardships may bring lot of demotivation in life. That is when, you will have to take support of your social relationships for support. It may not be necessary that this support will be in terms of finances – it can be moral support as well. Apart from that, use your knowledge and experience to the best use and deal with this phase strongly.
Remedies when Ketu is in the 1st house
It is believed that during this phase, the below remedies work best –
- Jaggery to be fed to monkeys on a regular basis
- Every day, after your prayers, apply saffron tilak on your forehead. This helps to maintain a positive balance throughout the day
- Start donating – two colourful blankets to the poor who are found outside Bhairon temples is the ideal way of donation. This should be done on a Wednesday or Sunday
- Start chanting the powerful mantra of Lord Bhairon – Om Stram Streem Strom Sah Ketave Namah