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  1. [Ketu-Mesha]
  2. [Ketu-Urisha]
  3. [Ketu-Mithuna]
  4. [Ketu-Karkata]
  5. [Ketu-Singha]
  6. [Ketu-Kanya]
  7. [Ketu-Tula]
  8. [Ketu-Vṛścika] [svakshetra]
  9. [Ketu-Dhanus]
  10. [Ketu-Makara-Draco]
  11. [Ketu-Kumbha]
  12. [Ketu-Meena]


OM shram shreem shroum sah ketave namah

OM Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakkratundaya Dheemahi,

Tanno Danti Prachodayat

Professor Ketu





resides in





Cauda Draconis

Dragon's Tail - South Node


caesura - yati






scattered caretaking



[Ketu in Bhava-1]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

parental, patriotic, protective identity dispersed by psychic disconnection

[Ketu in Bhava-2]

[Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[dispersion of customary heritage values] [dissolution of historical folkways rhythms] [abandonment of ancient treasuries of knowledge]


[Ketu in Bhava-3]

[disregards customary communicative conventions] [eccentric rhythms of administrative routines]

[Ketu in Bhava-4]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[sentimentally dispersed homeland roots] [soothingly scattered cultural foundations] [patriotic absentee mother-caretaker] [neutral witness to needs of local settlements]

[rhythmic long journeys away from the home-folk] [wandering pathways anchor the basic education] [disinterest in the customary agricultural lunar worship] [Rahu-Makara-10 = elite regulatory-governance executive career]


[Ketu in Bhava-5]

[scattered patriotic intelligence] [disengaged witness to politics of property] [liberated from outdated local customs] [disregard for drama of empty nationalism]

[Ketu in Bhava-6]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Ketu in Bhava-7]

[for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna]

[Ketu in Bhava-8]

[for Dhanus-Haya indriya-lagna]

  • Russ-Soviet 1878-1953 Man-of-Steel Josef Stalin [secretive Pushya-4]


  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [hierarchical Aśleṣā-2]

[Ketu in Bhava-9]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha co-ruler for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]


[Ketu in Bhava-10]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

anarchy; apathy toward governing hierarchy

[Ketu in Bhava-11]

[for Kanya indriya-lagna]


[scattered patriotic friendships] [disengaged witness to customary earnings] [liberated from outdated marketplace] [disregard for economics of empty nationalism]


[Ketu in Bhava-12]

[Simha indriya-lagna]

dispersed disinterest in private theatrical, political, or regal roles

no imaginative barriers to vivid demonstrations of interior spiritual guidance


Ketu - Karkata provides the ease of No Resistance to the folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms of a settled people.

Ketu represents surrender, "Islam" . Ketu surrenders to whatever experience is provided. In Karkata, Ketu surrenders to the flow of Ancient Rhythms which form the foundation of all cultures: behaviors of schooling, sheltering, nurturing, repeating, securing and sustaining.

Thus if the nativity shows an otherwise strong development of the caretaking energies [Chandra] Ketu-Karkata may perform at high levels of nurturing and protecting skill.

Shri Ganesha ensures that one is no longer attached to the rooting and ownership process, and this detachment liberates both the enemies and the supporters.

One's ability to protect lands and properties and to provide a secure foundation for the next generation is both unlimited and unimportant.

Ketu-Karkata = Local - In them yet not Of them

Ketu-Karkata has a relatively easy path to achieve and hold the role of protector, parent and schoolteacher. Yet ironically because of the absence of ego-attachment one is unlikely to believe that one's success in matters of providing foundational security for others is terribly important.

  • Sound and Fury 1897-1962 novelist William Faulkner [Amrita-Padama KSY] WF wrote passionately about a small local area, its dialects, its characters

There is a sense of "been there, done that" which is quite apathetic and detached even when the relative absence of obstacles has eased the process of property ownership-stewardship and caring for dependents .

In Karkata, Ketu's detached witness behaviors acquire Soma-like nurturing and sheltering characteristics.

Similar to Ketu in bhava-4, but less specific detail. Depends absolutely on how Professor Chandra functions in the overall nativity.

Ketu = "been there, done that" parallel life pull

One is drawn by [akashic memory]

into the worlds of properties, homes, schools, and vehicles,

where one may mingle with parents, caretakers, And teachers as one used to do in a previous life;

Yet, in the current life, the thrill of parenting and property ownership-stewardship is long gone.

Ketu-Karkata seeks to comfortably disperse the collected habits and folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms, scattering tradition like particles of dust in a damp dust-cloud

Ketu-Karkata may blunt the sensitivities of matrikaraka-Chandra, expressing emotional detachment and rather impersonal in parental, nurturing style.

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [hierarchical Aśleṣā-2] SM had one child, who was raised in Japan while MacLaine worked in the USA and worldwide. Mom saw child during selected holidays.

The parents can be distant and unreliable or ungrounded, particularly the mother. Long marriage with little mutual engagement.

Caretakers in general are apathetic toward the business of sheltering and educating the Ketu-Karkata child.

One may possess a high level or low level of foundational education (depending upon Ketu's ruler Chandra and Ketu's residential bhava). Whatever foundation one has obtained, it may seem ephemeral and not quite suitable as preparation for the life one is currently living.

Mother or primary nurturer = distanced from Ketu-Karkata either overtly or covertly (overt when Rahu's Professor Shani is strong) because the mother is having some crisis of emotional withdrawal when the child is born.

Often disinterested in having their own children, Karkata-Ketu folk are nevertheless under ideal spiritual conditions able to universalize their maternal instincts to care for all of God's children.

Caretakers for the disoriented or mentally scattered. Peculiar decor in the home.

Under less ideal spiritual conditions (, in normal cases), Ketu-Karkata may feel dissatisfied with one's home conditions, and may be untrusting of ocean water due to a past-life experience of having "dissolved" in the murky depths.



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