Rahu Mahadasha Effects and Remedies


Under Rahu's benefic dasa, activities such as pilgrimage, charity, and the advent of knowledge are indicated. Rahu in trines, angles, or in exaltation with benefic planets gives lots of wealth. The native proves successful in litigation, and he is adorned with a position of minister. Under Rahu Dasa, the native goes abroad to attain education and expanding his knowledge. If it is not well-placed, it indicates death of wife, father, or mother, business losses, loss of wealth and demotion if the native is in service, irritable temperament, transfer to far off places, and many physical ailments. There is danger from food poisoning, enemies, getting hurt by weapons, and bites from serpents. The native becomes indecisive and experiences death like troubles.   

Bhukti in Rahu-Dasa

Rahu lies in Dhanu, Vrischika, Kanya or Karka or 3rd, 6th, 9th or 11th houses, influenced by benefic planets indicates benefits from superiors, all kinds of comforts, gains and wealth in business, happiness in the family, travel to foreign countries and birth of a child. Rahu's abovementioned results are reversed if Rahu lies in 6th, 8th, or 12th houses afflicting malefic planets. Rahu in maraka houses keeps the native in great physical distress and loss and death of wife. Rahu lies in the second house, it gives income through black-marketing, bribing, etc., in its bhukti and brings lots of troubles in the family simultaneously.

Rahu-Jupiter Dasha: Jupiter in trines, angles, in own sign or exaltation or 2nd, 3rd, or 11th houses from Rahu or the Lagna indicates prosperity, high government office, wealth and property, religious ceremonies, family happiness, destruction of enemies, and charitable disposition. Suppose it lies in conjunction with malefic planets or 6th, 8th, or 12th houses from Rahu or the Lagna; it indicates trouble to the elder brother, preceptor or father or son, or liver infection. If Jupiter lies in the 2nd or 7th house, it gives evil results like death.   

Rahu-Saturn Dasha: Suppose Saturn lies in its own sign, exaltation, trines, or 11th house. In that case, it indicates gains from lower people, gains from agriculture, conveyances, worship of low deities, travel to western countries, and philanthropic acts. Saturn in angles is troublesome and gives success after obstacles; the results are the same as before. If Saturn is weak, afflicted and lies in 6th, 8th, or 12th houses from Rahu, then it indicates heart trouble aches, afflictions to wife and son, diseases due to bile and wind, fear from obstacles in marriage, the danger of a fall from a tree or any high place, biliousness and rheumatism and biliousness, transfers in service, residence in remote foreign land and transfers in service. Saturn is a dire malefic planet in maraka house and causes death in its bhukti.

Rahu-Mercury Dasha: Mercury in tries, angles, own sign in exaltation or 11th house from Rahu or Lagna indicates royal favour, prosperity from trading, oratory, inclined to marry, enjoyment with low women, and successful undertakings. Mercury in 6th, 8th, or 12th houses or conjunction with malefic planets, indicates untruthfulness, fraudulent schemes, gains from corrupt practices, loss of honour and wealth position, unexpected disputes, and death of a preceptor. Mercury, in the 2nd and 7th houses, gives rise to mental diseases and unnatural death.

Rahu-Ketu Dasha: Under Ketu Bhukti hurt, caused due to fire or weapons, the native suffers from loss of a son, loss of reputation, theft, pain in the body, diseases, and fever due to disease in anus or excess of wind. If Ketu lies in the eighth house, epidemic diseases are caused. Ketu gives good results when it lies in conjunction with benefic planets. If Ketu is in conjunction with the lord of Lagna, it indicates wealth and prosperity. Ketu is troublesome if it lies in the 6th, 8th, and 12th houses; nevertheless, in the 12th house, it induces the native to denounce the world.

Rahu-Venus Dasha: Venus in trines, angles, own sign, exaltation or in 11th house from Rahu or the Lagna indicates benefits from auspicious ceremonies at home, marriage, the birth of a son, enjoyment like singing and dancing, prosperity all around, associated with females, acts of charities and accession to vehicles. If weak, afflicted and lies in 6th, 8th, or 12th houses from Rahu or Lagna indicates danger to wife and son, opposition from brothers and relatives, loss to preceptor, urinary and sexual diseases, drug addiction, intercourse with low women and use of intoxicants, etc. Venus is a strong maraca if it lies in its own sign in the maraca house. 

Rahu-Sun Dasha:  The Sun in trines, angles, own sign, in exaltation or eleventh house, indicates honour from all-round prosperity, interest in charities, success in competition, and mental unrest to get more and more. If the Sun is afflicted, weak, or in 6th, 8th, or 12th house, it indicates quarrels in the family, high fever, change of residence, affections of eyes, and danger from robbers and fire. Besides, he suffers from severe illness if the Sun lies in 2n or 7th house. 

Rahu-Moon Dasha: The Moon gives favourable effects if it lies in trines, exaltation, or own sign from Rahu; otherwise, the Moon is the dread of Rahu, and certain schizophrenic conditions and phobia develop. As a result, the native suffers badly in the Moon Bhukti. When the Moon lives above configuration, the native gets governmental favours, honours, wealth, health, prosperity, and the birth of female issues. The Moon in the 2nd or 7th house from Lagna or Rahu denotes an apprehensive nature, fear of ghosts and unnatural death.

Rahu-Mars Dasha: Mars in trines, angles, in exaltation, own sign or 3rd or 11th house from Rahu or the Lagna denotes wealth, honour, happiness and gain from brothers and rise in courage, profession or promotion if the native is in police or military. If Mars is afflicted, weak in 6th, 8th, or 12th houses, in conjunction with malefic planets denotes quarrels with brothers, son or wife, the danger of fire, theft, and litigations, disputes, hurt from surgical interventions, weapon, the malice of enemies and inflammatory complaints. The native suffers infections and acute diseases if Mars is in maraca houses. 

Thus, Rahu dasa's description and various bhuktis come to an end.

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