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Gochara Rahu Transits 1900-2099 CE

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


AUM ram ravahe namah


राहु rāhu

Professor Rahu

dhatu √ रभ् rabh = grab, seize, take-hold

अर्करिपु arka-ripu = enemy of Arka

चन्द्रारि chandra-ari = enemy of Chandra

चाण्डाल cāṇḍāla chandala = outcast, outside the boundary, pariah, worst, lowest

भुजङ्गम bhujaṅgama = serpent-demon

खेट khe-ṭa = air-moving, cavity, hollow, aperture

अर्कशशिशत्रु arka-śaśi-śatru = enemy (shatru) of the sun (arka) and the moon (shashi)

resides in


Panna - Partha - Para

Caput Draconis

North Node

Head of the Dragon





thrilling exploitations, fabulous service, ambitious servitude


extravagant exploitation


Five-hooded winged Naga-Kanya, from


[Rahu in bhava-1]

[for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-1 casts passionately unique individualizing drishti into 5-7-9]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[entrancing cult of ministering-complaining personality] [identified with prestige of service, medication, argument, divorce] [vital embodiment of fascinating imbalances]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated accusations, in matters of physicality, embodiment, innovation, style of movement, athletic prowess, vitality, unique identity, personality integrity, or conditions of birth]

[Rahu in bhava-2]

[for Simha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-2 casts passionately enriching capitalizing drishti into 6-8-10]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

logical passion for treasuries, storage, song

[Rahu in bhava-3]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-3 casts passionately publishing mercantile drishti into 7-9-11]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[ambition to deliver logical instruction] [seeks privilege via passionate narratives of aid to disadvantaged] [exhilarating communication about injustice]

[announcement of thrilling medical-military information] [exceptionally argumentative business process] [exaggerated service-ministering cohort ensemble] [opportunistically enterprising litigious sibling-cousin]

[over-reaching scope of commercial exploitation] [compulsively rationalizing procedural technical skill] [boundary-challenging accusations in media publication]


[Rahu in bhava-4]

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-4 casts passionately property-owning habitual drishti into 8-10-12]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

complaining, corrective passion for prestige property, ethnicity, ethnoreligion, rhythms, routine, roots * privilege via home and household

[Rahu in bhava-5]

for Urisha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-5 casts passionately dramatic speculative drishti into 9-11-1]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[compelling desire to demonstrate acts of logistical reasoning] [enthusiastic display of celebrated service ministry] [craving for exhilarating showmanship in glamorous servitude] [may boast about astonishing scenarios and tableaux showing aid to the disadvantaged]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated humble laboring, in matters of politics, drama, celebrity, romance, creative performance, game-playing and gambling, financial speculation, and children]

[over-reaching passion for cleaning may characterize the artistic performance] [excitingly embellished medical drama] [may involve privileged analytically argumentative showcase roles for extraordinary children]

[Rahu in bhava-6] Rahu's most empowered bhava

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-6 casts passionately arguing, accusing, medicating drishti into 10-12-2]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[complaining, corrective passion for war logistics] [opportunity via usury] [social mobility via aid to impoverishing indebtedness]

[over-reaching ambition in ministries of service] [fascinating remedies help the victimized] [pretentiously exaggerated accusations]

  • Human Rights 1978- attorney Amal Alamuddin Clooney [evaluating-financial Hasta-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha]


  • Homeopathy 1755-1843 Dr. Samuel Hahnemann [fantasizing-conceptual Uttaraphalgunī-4]

  • POTUS-21 Civil Service 1829-1886 Chester A. Arthur [profitable-networked Uttaraphalgunī-3] + [Mangala-yuti-Surya] [6, graft]

  • Banker to the Poor 1940- microcredit Muhammad Yunus [protective-patriotic Hasta-4]

  • VPOTUS Military Weapons Contracts 1941- Dick Cheney [dominating-competitor Hasta-1]

  • Franc-Pres 1977- financier Emmanuel Macron [collaborative-mercantile Hasta-3]

[Rahu in bhava-7]

[for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-7 casts passionately bargaining Other-identified drishti into 11-1-3]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

complaining, corrective passion for partnership * privilege via alliances

[Rahu in bhava-8]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-8 casts passionately secretive revelatory drishti into 12-2-4]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[opportunism in secret conflicts] [undisclosed service for social mobility] [revelation of hidden power via logical argumentation] [desires transformation via detailed reasoning]

  • de Mundi Systemate 1643-1727 Isaac Newton [algorithmic-routinized Hasta-4]

[Rahu in bhava-9]

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-9 casts passionately paradigmaticly believing drishti into 1-3-5]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[righteous desire to expound principled faith in service ministry] [craving for exhilarating logical argument] [enthusiastic belief in over-helping] [passionate quest to indoctrinate servants and employees]

[potential for fraudulently or fabulously exaggerated complaints in matters of theological, theoretical, ideological, global-scope, philosophical, doctrinal, sacerdotal, higher priestly understandings]

[excitingly accusatory ideologue] [over-reaching mixed-culture victim-narratives] [instrumental preaching upon unfair exploitations] [pretentiously ambitious father-figure may over-ride orthodox practice in charitable assistance]

[Rahu in bhava-10] [svabhava]

[for Dhanus indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-10 casts passionately lawful institutional drishti into 2-4-6]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[regulatory authority based in mixed-culture ministries of service] [fascinating icon of logical reasoning] [elite captain of exciting resentments] [amazing complaints of injustice]

[passionate fixation on high-profile victim mistreatment]

[astonishing social rise of ministers, medicalists, military, druggists, criminals, laborers, treatment-planners, human-services providers] [reputed for fabulous assistance]

[Rahu in bhava-11]


[for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]

[Rahu-11 casts passionately profitable networked drishti into 3-5-7]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[conflicted passion for imbalanced revenues] [over-reaching service-industry profits] [ambitiously logical high-achieving friends] [desire to minister economic communities] [exhilarating helpful networks] [extraordinary assistive fundraising]

[hunger for military-and-medical earnings] [risk-rewarding problematic marketplace connectivity] [seeks importance in complaining assemblies]

[Rahu in bhava-12]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

check Budha for defining source of Rahu's apparently logical, articulate argumentation

[Rahu-12 casts passionately private secluding drishti into 4-6-8]

[wants to be a prestigious minister of service, yet obsessed with privacy] [passion for invisible aid to the needy] [interior guidance from complaining apparitions]

[desires unorthodox medical treatment in hospitals and clinics] [yearns for access to pharmaceutical research enclosures] [hungry to gain advantage of exploitive mistreatments within secluded places]

[seeks opportunity in isolated marginalized imprisonments] [ambitious accuser does clandestine scapegoating]

[craving for long laboring sojourns in distant lands] [seeks importance via clairsentient correctiveempowerments]

UTTARAPHALGUINI = fascinated by political-theatrical service ministries

अर्यमाख्य Aryamākhya-2 [Makara, organizational, corporate, governance]

  • Wizard of Oz 1922-1969 entertainer Judy Garland [competitive-initiating Hasta-1] + [Aryaman-Shani-yuti-Guru-Hasta] worked for the big Hollywood studio corporations for over 30 years as a contract employee.

  • Entertaining 1941- housekeeping Martha Kostyra Stewart [hierarchical-regulating Uttaraphalgunī-2]

  • UK-Duke of York 1960- Andrew Mountbatten-Windsor [regulatory-hierarchical Uttaraphalgunī-2] Lifetime employee of The Firm.

अर्यमाख्य Aryamākhya-3 [Kumbha, economic, community, systems]

अर्यमाख्य Aryamākhya-4 [Meena, spiritual guidance, visionary, imaginative]

HASTA, fascinated by rhythmic counting

(financial accounting, musical counterpoint, handcraft, iterations, cycles)

In Hasta-1 [Mesha, physicalized, competitive, fresh-start] Rahu' s method involves shrewd pursuit of championship, astonishing explanations about superiority, and gesturing to signal a challenge. May engage in contests with the hands, such as hand-tools or weapons.

  • USA-Treasury 1755-1804 Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton [dominating-challenger Hasta-1] [died in a duel by hand-held weapon, pistol]

  • Wizard of Oz 1922-1969 entertainer Judy Garland [competitive-initiating Hasta-1] + [Aryaman-Shani-yuti-Guru-Hasta] [1, tangible identity, physical appearance]

  • VPOTUS Military Weapons Contracts 1941- Dick Cheney [inventive-pursuing Hasta-1]

In Hasta-2 [Urisha, historical knowledge, values, color-and-sound] Rahu' s method involves shrewd use of language, astonishing historical explanations, and use of the hands to signal a narrative of worthiness. May combine gestures with sound for persuasive effect.

  • Human Rights 1978- attorney Amal Alamuddin Clooney [oratorical-heritage Hasta-2] [navamsha Rahu-Urisha-uchcha] [6]

In Hasta-3 [Mithuna, signaling, information, management] Rahu' s method involves shrewd media-messaging, astonishing explanations, and use of the hands for exceptionally interesting narratives. May use manual communication devices such as radio and musical instruments.

In Hasta-4 [Karkata] Rahu' s method involves shrewd use of pace and rhythms, astonishing explanations of field boundaries, and use of the hands for exceptional self-defending habits. Often ethnic protector. May use manual fencing or demarcation such as wall-building.

  • de Mundi Systemate 1643-1727 Isaac Newton [algorithmic-routinized Hasta-4]

  • POTUS-09 Tecumseh 1773-1841 William Henry Harrison [reckless Rahu in defensive Hasta-4]

  • Banker to the Poor 1940- microcredit Muhammad Yunus [defensive-habitual Hasta-4]

CHITRA, fascinated by cleverly crafted designs, weapons and war machinery, architecture, engineering, cutting implements

Tvastri-1 [Simha, politics, drama, gambling, creativity]

Tvastri-2 [DOUBLE KANYA, grievance, complaint, mistreatment, logical argument]

Rahu-Kanya rashi (Virgo) = the desire-driven chalakaraka who is motivated by Ambition to Argue.

  • Quest for Unrest

  • launching platform for elevation to higher privilege = pollution, litigation, accusation, divorce, conflict-management, medicine, military, legal defense, roles

Rahu-Kanya is fascinated by "victim" roles.

Rahu-Kanya can seduce the native into pretentious service relationships that quickly become exploitive.

Rahu-Kanya may pretend to be a subordinate, aminister, or a helpmate, even while usurping the entitlements of the superior

  • VPOTUS Military Weapons Contracts 1941- Dick Cheney. DC's 2011 memoire In My Time declared that during the entire 2000-2008 term, it was actually Cheney himself who made the key presidential decisions -- not the POTUS-43, George W. Bush Many political observers suspected that Cheney's claims were sometimes grandiose, but often accurate. Professor Rahu the Usurper is teaching in classroom-6 servitude and war. Cheney was a weapons industry agent who guided his POTUS boss toward increased armament of warmongering on false arguments [Rahu] that WMD were being stored in Iraq.

Snake-like Naga gets fascinated by the goal of privileged entitlement to the prize of the perfect servitude .

When quite near to the goal and nearly assured of success, naaga then gets ejected via pretentious servants or drugs.

  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt [nīcha-Shukra-yuti-Rahu] As a key part of ER's Learning Plan, ER was tricked by her personal secretary, who handled ER's most intimate correspondence and had knowledge of every detail of her calendar. It was the perfect deceptive opportunity [Rahu] for the secretary to conduct a long and passionate affair with Fd. (Rahu-Kanya servants, employees)

  • Imagine 1940-1980 Beatle John Lennon [collaborative-mercantile Hasta-3] [Kuja-yuti-Surya]

  • War and Peace 1828-1910 Leo Tolstoy [complaining-logical Chitra-2]

  • Wizard of Oz 1922-1969 entertainer Judy Garland [competitive-initiating Hasta-1] + [Aryaman-Shani-yuti-Guru-Hasta]

all had plenty of trouble with infidelity and broken contracts as well as exploitation of servants and domestic violencer.

Risk-taking Rahu + Kanya-servants

  • POTUS-09 Tecumseh 1773-1841 William Henry Harrison [Rogue Rahu in defensive Hasta-4] was said to have fathered a total of sixteen children. Ten with his legal wife, and six with a household slave partner. Identical to his long-time rival POTUS-03 Thomas Jefferson , Harrison did not legally recognize any of his purported children borne by his household slave.

  • POTUS-29 Teapot Dome 1865-1923 Warren G. Harding [exploitive Chitra-2] [Shukra-yuti-Rahu] (2) WGH was a handsome man, well liked by the ladies. In his hometown, while gaining political influence, wGH maintained long-lasting affairs-du-coeur with the wife of a local businessman + another with a teenage shop clerk. WGH frequently invited the young lady - 35 years his junior [Parthya] - to visit the Whitehouse. When the amorous couple were found in a closet adjoining the executive office, the pious public was outraged.

  • War and Peace 1828-1910 Leo Tolstoy [Rahu-4-Kanya in exploitive Chitra-2] At age 31, LNT produced a son, timofei, with one of his female serfs. At age 34, LNT married the daughter of a court physician. Sophie Behrs - represented by LNT's Rahu in 2nd-from-Chandra - bore 13 children while laboriously copy-editing all of his manuscripts. Sophie "Sonya" also supervised the plantation workers. According to Tolstoi's critics, the great writer continued to seek sexual favors from serf women.

  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt [nīcha-Shukra-yuti-Rahu] ER was said to have carried on a lengthy affair du coeur with a member of her security detail (3, entourage)

Rahu-Kanya's unbalanced and distrusting arrangements create the ideal scenario for passionate, self-promoting accusation, criticism and argument.

One may hold the role of the exploiter (rare) or the exploited (common). Both roles are indeed equally engaged in the behavior.

War and Peace 1828-1910 Leo Tolstoy [complaining-logical Chitra-2] (4, farms, planations) LNT built his social reputation as a philosopher of human injustice [Kanya]

  • Writing in the fashionable European fictional style, LNT described the lives of the Russian serfs [Kanya] and their larger-than-life aristocratic owners [Rahu] in exquisite detail [Kanya].
  • Risk-rewarding Rahu's pretense allowed Tolstoy to live in the manor, philosophically promoting anarchist revolution [Rahu risk] while receiving visits from many of the great argumentative social philosophers [Kanya] of his day.
  • Meanwhile, LNT deployed the irregularly [Rahu] emancipated serfs [Kanya] into unending, unpaid [Kanya unfair arrangements] agricultural labor, lived off the profits, and produced at least one son with a serf woman. Rahu-Kanya = irregular adventures with servants.
  • LNT diaries report his fierce inner struggle. Wanting to leave the estate (4) and its exploitative [Kanya] feudal system, yet, he was unable to escape his passion for the land [Rahu-4] until age 82. LNT died of pneumonia three days after finally leaving.

Risk-rewarding Rahu's seductive amplification of the litigious, accusative, conflicted narrative of Kanya may be ever-present in the life of the native.

Dramatic increase in Budha Mahadasha to peak in the Budha-Budha svabhukti period and again in periods of Budha-Rahu or Rahu-Budha.

Other instigators of the critical rhetoric include gochara Rahu transit to any of the key lagna, especially Rahu traveling via the satkona or the indriya-lagna.

A peaceful life requires maintenance of a steady determination to avoid blaming, to refuse unnecessary criticism of self and others, and to swear off the temptation to drugs and self-medication as stress- numbing technologies.

The enticing internal urge to complain may present a significant challenge to marital harmony, as the native follows roguish Rahu's directive to goad and badger the partner and colleagues and really anyone who will listen into constant, beleaguered argument.

Rahu is trying to self-elevate into some elite social level by proving Himself logically correct. But, sadly, His tendency to use smoke and mirrors drama in lieu of calm reasoning, as well as a mentality predisposed to Rahu-esque short-cuts will sooner or later (often sooner) expose the fallacy of His logic.

One possible exception = Budha highly exalted in Kanya yuti Rahu in bhava-1 where Budha enjoys a pancha-maha-purusha yoga and receives dikbala. In that rare case, either extraordinary paradigm-changing logic or amazingly successful fraud will occur.

If a Rahu-Kanya person is a part of your life, be sure to grant a wide berth to their claim that they are just trying to expose the real truth. With chalakaraka Rahu in the rashi of chronic argumentation, the real truth (of their logical legerdemain) is precisely what they are trying to camouflager.

Great leap forward into Litigation and Argumentation Privilege

Find lord Budha and know His effects in the radix and navamsha. Rahu will amplify Budha's effects, and also the effects of any other graha occupying Kanya.

Service relationship entitlement

Rahu magnifies analytical tendencies and can lead to obsession with details, with clear articulation, exquisite writing, with cleanliness, with health. One takes a great leap forward ironically through humiliation and obsequiousness.

  • POTUS-pair-32 Learn by Living 1884-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt [nīcha-Shukra-yuti-Rahu] [bhava-3 mentality]. Refusing his offer of divorce, ER complied with her husband's infidelity. She passively condoned his recreational wandering. More profoundly, ER accepted the reality that he was deeply in love with (and frequently traveling with) ER's own former personal secretary [Kanya, servants]. ER stopped all marital consummation but refused divorce. By remaining as a mistreated legal partner, her private humiliation served as the platform for her public service on a grand scale [Rahu-3 communications].

Rahu-Kanya generally endures some degree of private inferiority or an exploitive condition which affects the health, experienced as servitude. In an otherwise distinguished nativity, when Rahu's ruler Budha is strong, this apparent dysfunction may form the core of a potentially great public service.

Wants to be exhaustively thorough, Yet, in their passion for completeness can overlook essentials. Can be driven perfectionists .

In Kanya, risk-rewarding Rahu's desire-inflaming passions acquire Budha-like logical argumentation and work-service characteristics.


Naga Kanya, naepal

Mahadasha of Rahu for Rahu-Kanya
  • General trends, environments, experiences of the Rahu mahadasha

Rahu gives the results of His ruler, computational Budha.

Professor Rahu wants the empowerment of logical argument.

Rahu-Kanya can be mentally impatient and ambitious although He is always calculating the advantages.

He wants a mercurial leapfrog trajectory to reach His ambitious goals of important ministries and service prestige .

Trajectory via Ministry of Service

Mahadasha of Rahu and most bhukti of Rahu (depending on Rahu's angle to the mahadasha pati) will exhibit the script qualities of Kanya. The typical starting scene is a work task, accusation or litigation, or engagement in a ministry of service.

The Rahu experience begins with acceptance of service work (according to the bhava) which causes the native to criticize and complain either physically, psychologically, or spiritually.

An enunciation of the humble art of serving others is required. The environment supports every type of labor, particularly oppressive and exploitive varieties, and the important actors typically hold rank of fellow employee, medical patient and physician, social worker, debt collector, police, criminal attorney, etc.

A host of players is involved in the management of animosity, debt, and disease.

Service from inside, service from outside

  • the native might engage in social-medical diagnosis and treatment behavior driven by a sudden, obsessive attraction to anunusual type of social conflict situation.

  • The scripted population this Rahu-Kanya environment is producing polarizing catalysis from being socially outcast or physically out of balance in some way.

  • The marginalizing of the personality integrity or the body might start (or seem to start) from completely external circumstances, such as a engagement in a social services ministry of care for those less fortunate. One might start the cycle with a desire to articulate [Budha] and"solve" the homework-problems of the chronically problematic.

Social Work, ministries of Service

  • The longer the Rahu period, the more opportunity for dramatic development. After embarking upon the ministry of aid to those whose lives are plagued by self-doubt, there is continuous development of the involvement with clinical medicine, usurious finance and debt, conflict management, and crime.

  • Rahu-Kanya is an excellent placement for the professional social worker who can hear the litany of complaint, accusations of disenfranchisement, externally induced poverty, and chronic illness, while maintaining a mood of fascination with lived in a culture of jealousy, suspicion, and fraud. Ministries related to medical conditions, dissolution of the marriage contract, and debt-caused poverty are particularly suitable.

If Rahu is associated with a Maraka graha

  • the onset of the period of intensive service (18 yrs for the major period and varying lengths for each bhukti and pratyantardasha era) may be punctuated by deaths or severe loss from disease or social violence . A death or abrupt separation can serve as the 'opening bell' of this mahadasha.

  • The initial onset of disease or debt-related crisis can be self-inflicted due to Rahu's restless discontent to get moving toward the higher privileges, although Typically, at the time of Rahu + Maraka loss of previously balanced conditions of health and wealth, the native blames the criminal element or 'circumstances beyond our control'. However psychically it is the native 's ambition to catapult oneself into the higher powered realm which eradicates previous service roles to make way for new servitude and a new trajectory toward the top levels of social recognition.

  • For example a childless woman with Rahu-5 may appropriate the children of socially marginalized others in a Rahu-driven effort to acquire the social privilege of pride in one's children. However Kanya = dissolution of contract, lack of 'standing' in the courts, perpetual labor. This native may be locked into a condition of servitude toward said children and their unbalanced parents, attending to the endless medical and financial needs of those over whom one has no legal claim (12th from 7th).

Rahu brings important new actors into the life scene, and these actors are typically from a different cultural background. The native is employed into the culture of the new actors, and may be asked to accept additional labors, such as writing of medical complaints or social class arguments, or tasks such as housekeeping and cleaning and harvesting of crops.

Although it involves a great deal of underpaid work, one needs to acquire or remember elements of the new actors worldview in order for the native to make the leap into one's next life phase.


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