Impact Of
Rahu In Gemini & Ketu In Sagittarius
By Sri V K Choudhry

Rahu enters Gemini on 30th August, 2000, where it remains up to 28th of February, 2002. During this time Ketu will remain in Sagittarius.

During the course of the stay of these planets in the signs Gemini and Sagittarius, the axis will be stationary thrice and will create serious malefic influence at degree 21.5 from early December, 2000, to February, 2001, at degree 12.5 from 21st May, 2001 to 6th August, 2001, and at degree 3.5 from 10th November, 2001, to end of January, 2002.

Those natives who have Most Effective Points of the Ascendant around the stationary degrees or have any natal planets at these degrees, will have to be not only very careful but also perform the astral remedies for sailing through this time comfortably.

For the various ascending signs its impact would be as explained hereunder -:


For Aries ascendant Rahu would be in the third house while Ketu would be in the ninth house. These natives will have lot of initiative through out the period except mid April, 2001, mid July, 2001, and end of November, 2001 and it will more or less work well except natal transit influences if any. During these brief spells health and relationships will have to be taken care of. Later half of October, 2001, may cause some worries on account of emotional disturbance, losses in speculation and the poor performance of the child(ren).


For Taurus ascendant Ketu remains in the eighth house while Rahu remains in the second house. The Ketu will try to disturb the mental peace and cause some financial concerns. Rahu will somehow or the other try to keep the social position in tact. The period of 17th October, 2000, to 15th November, 2000; 15th December, 2000, to 14th January 2001, from 15th of April, 2001 to 15th of May, 2001; 17th October, 2001, to 15th November, 2001; and 15th December, 2001, to 14th January 2002, would be specially significant.


Rahu in the ascendant gives lot of extra energy, enthusiasm and ambition to the natives born in Gemini. The influence of Ketu would cause worries on account of health of spouse, behavior of business partners and friends. Some stress would be seen when the Sun is in the signs of Scorpio, Capricorn and Taurus. The native may find some obstructions in their efforts but things will work to a large extent.


Both Rahu and Ketu would be placed in malefic houses. The influences will be unfavorable throughout the year. The special stress would be when the Sun is in Taurus, Gemini, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Aquarius. Rahu will spoil the relationship, mental peace, may cause loss of assets and involve superfluous expenses. Ketu may cause malefic impact on the health and may give sudden shocks.


Rahu would be in the eleventh house and Ketu would be in the fifth house. This gives extra income, new friendships, pleasure trips and excursions. Ketu's placement may cause health problems when the Sun is in the sign of Capricorn, Pisces and Cancer.


Rahu would be in the tenth house while Ketu would be in the fourth house. Jupiter's good placement is an insurance for the matters of the fourth house. Rahu's placement may cause some worries when (1) Venus is in Aquarius, Aries and Leo; and (2) when the Sun is in Libra and Aquarius. Rahu may also cause uncertainties in the matter of profession besides causing health concerns.


Rahu would be in the ninth house while Ketu would be in the third house. If you do not venture into new areas, the trouble is minimum. Health should be watched when Venus is in Virgo, Pisces and Taurus. Rahu gives boosting results for children and they will excel in sports and extra-curricular activities. The transit period brings in new dimensions in spiritual aspect of life and one participates in religious or spiritual activities.


Rahu would be in the eighth house while Ketu would be in the second house. Ketu would not be able to play foul. Rahu's aspect to the fourth house may disturb the mental peace to some extent. Things will generally remain under control except when the Sun is in Libra, Aries and Gemini.


Rahu would be in the seventh house while Ketu would be in the ascendant. This does not augur well for the health and relationships. The situation is worsened by the presence of Saturn and Jupiter in the sixth house. One has to remain cautious when the Sun is in Scorpio, Taurus and Cancer.


Rahu would be in the sixth house while Ketu would be in the twelfth house. Both the planets are badly placed and threaten financial stability, losses on account of disputes, wasteful expenses, over indulgence in carnal pleasures and intoxication, etc. The natives become vulnerable to prolonged chronic diseases. Special periods to be watched are when the Sun is in Sagittarius and Gemini. The performance of children may make you sad. Try to avoid disputable situations.


Rahu would be in the fifth house while Ketu would be in the eleventh house. Rahu gives lot of indulgence in the materialist affairs while Ketu is incapable of giving serious malefic impact. The things will generally work well except when the Sun is in Cancer, Virgo and Capricorn.


Rahu would be in the fourth house while Ketu would be in the tenth house. The strong position of Jupiter does not allow Ketu to do much harm. Rahu involves the natives in more materialistic pursuits. Health may cause concern when the Sun is in the signs of Libra and Aquarius.


1. Service to parents
2. Helping oldaged and needy persons
3. Strengthening the Sun, Mars and Jupiter if weak in the natal chart through a kavach or wearing the favourable stones ruby, red coral and yellow topaz in an auspiciously elected time.

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