Ketu represents the opposite node of Ketu, in the tail of the
serpent. Its colours are black and white. Venus and Rahu are its
friends, whereas Moon and Mars are its enemies . Forty two years
is the age of Ketu. Ketu is also considered to be the bed. So the
bed given by in-laws after marriage is considered to be
auspicious for the birth of a son and as long as that bed is in
the house, the effect of Ketu can never be inauspicious.
Ketu in 1st House
If Ketu is auspicious or benefic in this house, the
native will be laborious, rich and happy, but will always be
concerned and troubled because of his progeny. He may fear
frequent transfers or travels, but ultimately it would always be
Whenever Ketu comes in 1st house in Varsha Kundli
there may be birth of a son or nephew. there may also be a long
journey. The native with Ketu in 1st house will always be
beneficial for his father and/or guru and causes exaltation of
If ketu in 1st house is malefic, the native would
suffer from headache. His wife would have health problems and
would have worries concerning kids. If 2nd and 7th houses are
empty then Mercury and Venus would also give bad results. There
would be travels, transfers with no gain. If Saturn is malefic it
would destroy father and guru.
If Sun is in 7th or 8th house then after the birth
of a grandson the health would suffer. No alms should be given in
morning and evening.
1. Feed jaggery (gur) to monkeys.
2. Apply saffron as Tilak.
3. If offspring is troubled then donate a black and white
blanket to temple.
Ketu in 2nd House
2nd house is affected by Moon, which is an enemy of
Ketu. If Ketu in 2nd house is benefic then one gets paternal
property. One has to travel a lot and his travels are fruitful.
Venus gives good results, irrespective of its position. Moon
would give bad results. If Sun is in 12th house then one starts
earning his livelihood after twenty four years and is happy. If
Jupiter is exalted along with Ketu in 2nd house, then income
would be in lacs of rupees. If Ketu in 2nd house is malefic, then
one has to travel to dry areas. One cannot rest at one place and
would be wandering from place to place. Income may be good, but
so would be the expenditure. Thus net gain would be negligible.
If there is Moon or Mars in 8th house then native's life
would be short and he would have serious problem at the age of
sixteen or twenty years. If 8th house is empty then Ketu would
give malefic results.
1. Apply turmeric or saffron as tilak.
2. One should not be of loose character.
3. If one religiously visits temples and bows his head there
then Ketu in 2nd house would give good results.
Ketu in 3rd House
3rd house is affected by Mercury and Mars, both
enemies of Ketu. Number 3 would have an important role in the
life of the native. If Ketu in 3rd house is benefic then his
children would be good. The native would be god fearing and a
gentleman. If Ketu is in 3rd house and Mars is in 12th then the
native has a son before 24th year of age. The son would be good
for wealth and longevity of the native. The native with Ketu in
3rd house usually gets a job, which entails long travels.
If Ketu in 3rd house is malefic then native loses
money in litigation. He gets separated from his
wife/sisters-in-law. If such a native lives in a house with its
main gate facing south, he will have serious problems regarding
children. Such a native cannot say no to any thing and so will
always have worries. He will have troubles from his brothers and
will have to travel uselessly.
1. Use saffron as tilak.
2. Wear gold.
3. Offer jaggery, rice in flowing water.
Ketu in 4th house
4th house belongs to Moon, which is an enemy of
Ketu. If Ketu is benefic in 4th house then the native is god
fearing and lucky for his father and guru. Son is born to such a
native only after getting the blessings of one's guru. The
son born lives long. Such a native leaves all his decisions to
God. If moon is in 3rd or 4th house the result is benefic. Such a
native is a good adviser and will never have shortage of money.
If Ketu is malefic in this house then the native is unhealthy,
his mother is troubled, there is loss of happiness. One may
suffer from diabetes. A son is born after thirty six years of
age. Such a native has more daughters than sons.
1. Keep a dog.
2. Wear silver for peace of mind.
3. Offer yellow things in flowing water.
Ketu in 5th House
5th house belongs to Sun. It is also affected by
Jupiter. If Jupiter, Sun or Moon is in 4th, 6th or 12th house
then one's financial condition will be excellent and the
native will have five sons. Ketu becomes benefic by itself after
twenty four years of age. If Ketu in 5th house is malefic then
the native suffers from asthma. Ketu gives malefic results till
five years of age. Sons will not survive. Livelihood starts after
twenty four years of age. The native is unlucky for ones
1. Donate milk and sugar.
2. The remedies of Jupiter would be useful.
Ketu in 6th House
6th house belongs to Mercury. Ketu in 6th house is
considered debilitated. This is 'Pucca' house of Ketu.
Here again the effect of Ketu depends upon the nature of Jupiter.
It gives good result regarding son. The native is a good
If Jupiter is benefic then the native has a long
life and his mother is happy and the life is peaceful. If any two
of the male planets viz Sun, Jupiter, Mars are in good position
then Ketu is benefic.
If Ketu is malefic in 6th house then maternal uncle
suffers . The native has to suffer due to useless travels. People
turn into enemies without any reason. The native suffers from
skin diseases. If Moon is in 2nd house then mother suffers and
even the native's old age is troubled.
1. Wear golden ring in the finger of left hand.
2. Drink milk with saffron and wear gold in the ear.
3. Heat up a rod of gold and then dip it in milk. Then drink
It would restore mental peace, increase longevity and is
good for sons.
4. Keep a dog.
Ketu in 7th House
7th house belongs to Mercury and Venus . If Ketu in
7th house is benefic then the native gets the wealth of forty
years in twenty four years of age. The wealth increases in
proportion to the children one has. The native's enemies are
frightened of the native. If one has the help of Mercury, Jupiter
or Venus then the native is never disappointed.
If Ketu in 7th house is malefic then the native is
usually ill, makes false promises and is troubled by enemies till
thirty four years of age. If there are more than one planet in
Lagna then ones children are destroyed. If one abuses then the
native is destroyed. If Ketu is with Mercury then after thirty
four years of age the native's enemies are destroyed by
1. Never make a false promise, be proud, or
2. Use saffron as Tilak.
3. In case of serious trouble use the remedies of Jupiter.
Ketu in 8th house
8th house belongs to Mars, which is an enemy of
Ketu. If Ketu in 8th house is benefic then the native begets a
son at thirty four years of age, or after the marriage of ones
sister or daughter. If Jupiter or Mars are not in 6th and 12th
house then Ketu does not give malefic results. similar effect is
there when Moon is in 2nd house. If Ketu in 8th house is malefic
then the native's wife has ill health. son will not be born,
or may die. The native may suffer from diabetes or urinary
problem. If Saturn or Mars are in 7th then the native is unlucky.
In case of malefic Ketu in 8th house the native's character
determines the health of his wife. After twenty six years of age
the family life suffers.
1. Keep a dog.
2. Donate a black and white blanket in any temple.
3. Worship lord Ganesha.
4. Wear gold in the ear.
5. Use saffron as tilak.
Ketu in 9th House
9th house belongs to Jupiter, which favours Ketu.
Ketu in 9th house is considered to be exalted. Such a native is
obedient and lucky. It increases ones wealth. If Ketu is benefic
then one earns wealth through ones own labour. There will be
progress but no transfer. If one keeps gold brick in his house
then wealth comes. The son of such a native is able to guess the
future. One spends a big part of his life in foreign land. One
has at least three sons and if 2nd house is auspicious then Ketu
gives excellent results . If Moon is auspicious then the native
helps his mother's family. If Ketu in 9th house is malefic
then the native suffers from urinary problems, pain in back,
problem in legs. The native's sons keep on dying.
1. Keep a dog.
2. Establish a rectangular piece of gold anywhere in the
3. Wear gold in the ear.
4. Respect elders, specially father- in- law.
Ketu in 10th house.
10th house belongs to Saturn. The effect of Ketu
here depends upon the nature of Saturn. If ketu is benefic here
then the native is lucky, concerned about himself and
opportunist. His father dies early. If Saturn is in 6th then one
is a famous player. If one keeps on forgiving his brothers for
their misdeeds the native will go on progressing. If the
character of native is good then he earns a lot of wealth. If
Ketu in 10th house is malefic then one suffers from urinary and
ear problems. The native has pain in bones. The domestic life is
full of worries and troubled if Saturn is in 4th house. Three
sons would die.
1. Keep silver pot full of honey in the house.
2. Keep a dog, specially after forty eight years of age.
3. Avoid adultery.
4. Use the remedies of Moon and Jupiter.
Ketu in 11th House
Here Ketu is considered very good. It gives wealth.
This house is affected by Jupiter and Saturn. If Ketu is benefic
here and Saturn is in 3rd house, it gives enormous wealth. The
wealth earned by the native is more than his paternal wealth, but
one tends to worry about his future. If Mercury is in 3rd it
leads to Raj Yoga. If Ketu is malefic here then the native has
problem in his abdomen. The more he worries about future, more
troubled he is. grandmother or mother of the native suffers, if
Saturn is also malefic. Then there would be no benefit from son
1. Keep black dog.
2. Wear an onyx or emerald.
Ketu in 12th House
Here Ketu is considered to be exalted. The native
is wealthy, achieves a big position and spends on good works. If
Rahu is in 6th house, along with Mercury, then the effect is even
better. One has all the benefits and luxuries of life. If Ketu in
12th house is malefic then one buys land from an issueless person
and the native becomes issueless himself. If one kills dogs Ketu
gives malefic results. If 2nd house has Moon, Venus or Mars, Ketu
gives malefic results.
1. Worship Lord Ganesha.
2. Do not have a loose character.
3. Keep a dog.
Saunf and khand under the pillow for good