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Gochara Rahu Transits 1900-2099 CE

  1. [Rahu-Mesha-Arya]
  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

Professor Rahu

रघु raghu [rapid, light, fleet, fickle]


Rahuva - Rehula

अर्करिपु arkaripu [enemy of Sun]

चाण्डाल cāṇḍāla [outcast, pariah, worst, lowest]






Kita - Ketta

Caput Draconis

Dragon's Head

North Node


resides in






Turkmenistan burning gas pit

Public Figure Examples

[Rahu in bhava-1]

[for Vṛścika indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[identified with taboo-breaking excitements] [passion for mysterious rebirth of the personality] [urgent evolution of material appearance] [desires transformative physical change] [craves secret access to competitive vitality]

[hungry for initiations into embodiment recycling] [personal healing known via intervention surgeries] [rejuvenating insights via fleshly movement]

  • Jyotiṣika 1956- educator BP Lama [arranging-bargaining Anuradha-3] [Shani-yuti-Rahu] [Shani-1 parivartamsha Mangala-4]


[Rahu in bhava-2]

[for Tulā indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

passion for historically evaluated knowledge, craving for transformational treasuries

  • SoAfrica-Pres 1918-2013 Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela [visionary-guiding Jyeṣṭha-4]


[Rahu in bhava-3]

[for Kanya indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[ambition to deliver transformative instruction] [seeks privilege via passionate narratives of revolutionary change] [exhilarating communication about mysterious rebirth]

[announcement of thrilling discoveries] [exceptionally invasive business process] [exaggerated secrecy within cohort ensemble] [opportunistically enterprising non-disclosing sibling-cousin]

[over-reaching scope of commercial initiations] [compulsive concealment skills] [boundary-challenging news about rejuvenation in media publication]

[Rahu in bhava-4]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

passion for transformational property, routine, roots

[Rahu in bhava-5]

[for Karkata indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy


passion for transformational politics, celebrity, games

  • Mighty Heart 1975- drama-activist Angelina Jolie [ministering-logistical Anuradha-2]


[Rahu in bhava-6]

[for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-6 casts passionately adversarial ministering drishti into 10-12-2]

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

passion for transformational conflict, remedies


  • Microsoft 1955- philanthropist Bill Gates [systematic-profitable Jyeṣṭha-3] [Rahu-Vrischika-6 = litigation, vaccinations, secret medications]

[Rahu in bhava-7]

[for Urisha indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

passion for transformational partnership

  • Syria-Pres-pair 1975- banker AsmaAl-Assad [political-dramatic Anuradha-1]

[Rahu in bhava-8]

[for Mesha indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[ambitious discoveries in times of revolutionary change] [seeks healing empowerment via prestige initiations] [desire to transform the core identity]

craves unexpected explosions, fascinating hidden poisons, desire to conspire

[Rahu in bhava-9]

[for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]

[Rahu-9 casts passionately paradigmaticly believing drishti into 1-3-5] check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[righteous desire to expound mystically principled belief][craving for exhilarating initiations on secret empowerments]

[excitingly disguised ideologue] [transformative worldview expanded by over-reaching mixed-culture healing] [piously ambitious father may over-ride revelatory doctrine]

[Rahu in bhava-10] [svabhava]

[for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[regulatory authority based in mixed-culture hidden empowerments] [fascinating icon of disguised transformation] [elite captain of exciting explosions] [amazing identity changes]

[astonishing social rise of penetrators, recyclers, healers, rejuvenators, surgeons] [reputed for fabulous revolutionary rebirth]

  • Ford Motor Co. 1863-1947 assembly line Henry Ford [designing, deal-making Anuradha-3]

  • Hour of Decision 1918-2018 Rev. Billy Graham [regulatory-governing Jyeṣṭha-2] [Anuradha-Budha-yuti-Rahu-Jyeṣṭha]

[Rahu in bhava-11] [svabhava]

[for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

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

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

[passion for undisclosed revenues] [exciting secret profits] [ambitiously mysterious high-achieving friends] [desire to transform community systems] [exhilarating initiatory social networking] [extraordinary emergency fundraising]

[hunger for hidden earnings] [shocking discovery of marketplace connections] [seeks importance in disguised assemblies]

[Rahu in bhava-12]

[for Dhanus indriya-lagna]

check Mangala for defining source of Rahu's eruptive energy

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

[wants to be a prestigious healer, yet obsessed with privacy] [ambition for mysterious rebirth in invisible rooms] [catastrophic apparitions] [desires transformative imaginative understanding] [craves access to camouflaged research enclosures]

[hungry for secret guiding initiations into other-worlds] [psychic invasions occur in dreamworld] [rejuvenating insights via interior counsel] [seeks importance via clandestine tantric empowerment]

[seeks importance via clairsentient discoveries]

  • Institutes 1509-1564 Theology John Calvin [systematic-connected Jyeṣṭha-3] [Jyestha-Guru-yuti-Rahu-Jyestha]

  • Four Seasons 1678-1741 Baroque sacred music Antonio Vivaldi [rhythmic-undulating Viśākha-4]

  • Raja Yoga 1863-1902 Swami Vivekananda [hierarchical-ordering Jyeṣṭha -2]

The chosen game-plan of a Rahu-Vṛścika script may include:

  • hyper-secretive; expedient secrecy

  • Thrilling surge of transformative power

  • seeking privilege of secret knowledge, concealed resources, transformative energy

  • ambition for unseen empowerments

  • desire to "penetrate the secret stash"

  • seeks hidden patterns

  • desire to reveal previously veiled layers of life, expose new identities, control the rejuvenating cycle of death-and-rebirth

  • craving for confidential, mystical knowledge

Rahu produces superior results in 3, 6, 10, and 11

Rahu-Vṛścika = chalakaraka is motivated by a great Ambition to Penetrate the Mysteries.

  • Quest for the Power of death and rebirth.

  • Seeks knowledge of the cycle of reincarnation

seeks rejuvenation, reconstitution, rebirth, reassignment, repurposing, recycling

empowers ambitious acquisition privileged empowerments via secretive or masked means

Risk-loving Rahu-Vṛścika rashi = fascinated by poisons, secrets, sudden changes, and emergency roles.

Rahu's desire for higher privilege on fast track may involve the native within relationships that are hidden, forbidden, and exotic.

Writers, especially writers in entertainment and politics

  • POTUS-04 USA-Constitution 1751-1836 James Madison [systematic-connected Jyeṣṭha-3] [Shani-yuti-Rahu] JM wrote the first draft of the USA Constitution, co-wrote many of the Federalist Papers, and sponsored the USA Bill of Rights. Shani adds the legal sensibility to Rahu's boundary-challenging energy, and Shani activates his lawful Pushya lagna.

  • A Room of One's Own 1882-1941 Bloomsbury Virginia Woolf [secretive-mysterious Anuradha-4] [vargottamsha] [6, unjust conditions, ailment, complaint] Her topics were often scandalous, barrier-breaching, taboo-twisting, and especially forbidden [Vṛścika vargottamsha]. Verboten complaints [6] included women's political and financial domination by men, along with disclosure of her own childhood sexual abuse (by her elder stepbrothers), her adult bisexual romances, and in her later years, suicidal wishes. Death, VSW wrote, is the ultimate taboo.

Great leap forward into Transformative, Destruction-and-Rebirth Privilege

Find Professor Kuja and know His effects in the radix and navamsha. Rahu will amplify Kuja's effects, and also the effects of any other graha occupying Vṛścika.

  • In 1995 during the Budha bhukti of her Rahu mahadasha, Ms. Fonda began producing voluminous media products such as books, videos, photographs; and she was involved the extensive marketing-advertising required to facilitate those sales. Budha in third-from-Rahu.

Snake-like Naga gets fascinated by the goal of privileged entitlement to the prize of Total Control . When quite near to the goal and nearly assured of success, Naga then gets ejected via pretentious transformation.

Competition and vitality entitlements

Rahu magnifies manipulative and secretive behaviors.

Rahu-Vṛścika takes a Great Leap Forward by re-inventing oneself. There is often a tragic period of near-annihilation followed by a rebirth into considerable empowerment.

Wants substantial but largely hidden power via subterfuge.

Gives desire to assume and maintain control, occultism, fascination with the cycle of birth and death, potentially deep healing powers based on familiarity with Conditions of dematerialization and survivor's realism.

  • Iran-Shah 1919-1980 Aryamehr Mohamed Reza Pahlavi [ethnic-customary Viśākha-4] [nīcha-Chandra-yuti-Rahu] MRP destroyed the multi-party elections laws in Iran and created a vicious secret police. The police used torture and imprisonment ensure MRP's control.

  • Newspapers 1863-1951 plutocrat William Randolph Hearst [evolving-disguising Anuradha-4] [vargottamsha] [3 media-messaging] Rahu's ruler Arudra-Kuja-10 = media attacks on public figures. WRH secretive business dealings, theft (6) of treasures from historic sites, and lies of yellow journalism were criminally accused many times. Yet clever Rahu thrives in loopholes and exceptions. Neither Hearst nor his commercial empire [3] were harmed until everything collapsed suddenly (Rahu sudden fall) following the Great Depression.

  • England-King 1491-1547 Henry-8-Tudor [diplomatic-accommodating Anuradha-3] famously wrested control of the extensive and rich lands owned by the Roman-rite Catholic Church, transferring their ownership from Rome to Britain by declaration Rahu in bhava-3 * Vṛścika, 3, ambition expressed via publication of documents and making declarations. HT then developed extensive propaganda (3) to spread the word of his new powers. He wrote (3) simple morality plays and paid for hundreds of ensemble troups (3) to go into the countryside to perform the Message (3) for the peasant audience.

Can become extremely focused on the revelatory events, discovery or recovery process.

  • Raja Yoga 1863-1902 Swami Vivekananda [hierarchical Jyeṣṭha -2] [bhava-12] tantric spiritual discovery

  • A Room of One's Own 1882-1941 Bloomsbury Virginia Woolf [secretive-discovering Anuradha-4] [vargottamsha] [Rahu-6, success via illicit liaison] describing forbidden love relationships

In Vṛścika, Rahu's desire-inflaming passions acquire Mangala-like exploratory and transformative characteristics.

Seeks hidden, obscured, or forbidden experiences

  • Ford Motor Co. 1863-1947 assembly line Henry Ford [Rahu in bhava-10] at a time when social convention dictated a rigidly pious public adherence to a narrowly conformist interpretation of Christian doctrine, Ford openly discussed his belief in reincarnation and his interest in pagan mystical religions. (Latin paga = Eng. Tribal) . Rahu-10 drishti to 2 tends to Rahu-ize the remembered knowledge stores [2].

Rahu amplifies Mangala's two bhava, by intensity and by days

  • [Rahu-Mesha-Arya] or Rahu-Vṛścika = effectively triples the length of all Mangala bhukti in the Vimshottari dasha.

  • In the total picture, the two bhava which are ruled by Mangala are very much amplified by Rahu.

  • Because Rahu periods immediately follow Mangala bhukti, the potency of the Mangala-ruled bhava is increased.

  • Increase = not only in terms of psychological and material intensity of experience.

  • Increase = also by tripling the amount of time normally allocated to functions of Mangala (functions of bhava-activating rulership, karaka expressions, effects of winner of planetary war.

Rahu intakes drishti of Mangala

Passion for recycling, rebirth, try-again, never surrender

  • Ford Motor Co. 1863-1947 assembly line Henry Ford started numerous engine [Kuja] manufacturing companies. Each time he failed, losing the investors' monies without much concern [Ketu-4 unconcerned with stability]. [Rahu in bhava-10] [Vrischika] persisted, transformatively rebirthing the motorized carriage idea into different guises [Vrischika] until it materialized. Finally with the Model-T , Ford achieved the viable result and leapt into dominant coporate leadership mode.

In 12-Jyestha

Rahu is very passionate and thrilling, moreso when He is ruled by sexual Mangala. Rahu connotes the excitement of distant, exotic lands and fascinating mysterious cultures.

Rahu-12 rules the bedroom, the meditation hall, the imagination, private prayer, interior spiritual guidance, the sleep-state. Rahu-Vrischika desires the dangerous, the threatening, and the forbidden [Vrischika] . In 12, He is clairsentient and surging with occult empowerments.

Because He is in Jyestha, He announces His opinions with seniority.

  • Institutes 1509-1564 Theology John Calvin [systematic-connected Jyeṣṭha-3] [Jyestha-Guru-yuti-Rahu-Jyestha]

  • Raja Yoga 1863-1902 Swami Vivekananda [hierarchical-ordering Jyeṣṭha -2]


EXAMPLE William Randolph Hearst - publishing over-reach

notoriously challenging Shani-Rahu bhukti

  • [Shani occupies fantasizing-conceptual Uttaraphalgunī-4] [Shani-yuti-Guru]
  • Shani rogesha ++ Rahu-3 over-reaching editorials

Promoting Fascism in USA Media, 1930-1938

  • Newspapers 1863-1951 plutocrat William Randolph Hearst WRH = an exceptionally well-resourced and incendiary Rahu.

  • Ruler Kuja-Mithuna-10 occupies 6/8 from Rahu, and Rahu's impact is further amplified being in 3rd-from-Chandra ++ 8th-from-Budha.

During the 1930's,WRH controlled newspapers, magazines, and radio outlets in every major American city.

  • Nazi-supporting ideologue and behind-the-scenes super-manipulator [super-Rahu-3] of the USA government mechanism [Kuja-10]. WRH altered public opinion by supplying a false narrative through his newspapers.

Paying his writers to paint scenarios that could insinuate [Rahu] the presence of a secret, unseen, yet exploding criminal insurgency, WRH frightened many readers into believing that a lawless, violent, criminal emergency was brewing. [His Shani-1 rogesha]

  • In order to eradicate [Rahu-Kita] this manufactured threat, [3 manufacture] WRH vigorously promoted the benefits to Americans of accepting law-and-order Fascist Regimes. [Shani-Kanya, enslaving governance]

During Shani-Rahu bhukti, WRH interviewed [3] Adolf Hitler and used his media outlets [3] to promote the Nazi regime [randresha Kuja-10 rules Budha-Surya-Mesha-8 = narrative of fiery political emergencies].

  • WRH simultaneously attacked Franklin D. Roosevelt as a law-breaking socialist criminal. However, most of WRH working-class audience supported FDR's economic recovery plans, and these attacks on FDR alienated most of his readers.

The bigger Rahu gets, the harder He falls.

The terrifying criminal insurgency was never a real social threat. WRH suffered from the effects of [Somana-yuti-Shani] [nishturabashi yoga] which gives a puitive mother resulting in emotionally triggered authoritarian repressionism.

By repeating [3] the presumed danger-chaos scenario [Rahu-Kita] again and again in his newspapers [3] WJH successfully convinced some voters and effectively pressured the politicians that he targeted.

However, by 1938, his financial mismanagement caused the bankruptcy of WRH media conglomerate. WRH ability to weaponize the faux-terror narrative quickly collapsed. In 1939,

Led by Franklin D. Roosevelt, USA joined the Allied Forces against the vicious Nazi regime.

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

Trajectory via Occult Knowledge, Destruction and Rebirth

Mahadasha of Rahu and most bhukti of Rahu (depending on Rahu's angle to the mahadasha pati) will exhibit the script qualities of Vṛścika.

  • The experience begins with some variety of catastrophic change (according to the bhava) which nearly annihilates the native either physically, psychologically, or spiritually.

  • A typical starting scene = a confidential or clandestine environment such as 'private banking', secret police, psychiatric office or medical surgery.

An enunciation of the cycle of destruction and rebirth of the personal attributes is required.

Shock from inside, shock from outside

the native might engage in self-destructive behavior driven by an obsessive attraction * akarshana * , or the destruction of the personality or the body might start (or seem to start) from completely external circumstances, such as a natural disaster or the sudden death of a family member. One might start the cycle with a nearly terminal disease, have a dangerous surgery, develop a shocking obsession, or learn a terrible secret.

The longer the Rahu period, the more opportunity for dramatic development. After the catastrophic event, there is recovery from the disaster . If Rahu is associated with a Maraka graha, the recovery may be punctuated by aftershocks.

Rahu brings important new actors into the life scene, and these actors are typically from a different cultural background. The native is reborn by initiation in to the culture of the new actor.

One needs to acquire or remember elements of this new actor's worldview in order for the native to make the leap into one's next life phase.


Das comments " Rahu is in Scorpio, and Ketu is in Taurus."

" Revengeful,

  • much strife and struggle for living,

hardly any achievement worth a name

  • Excited when challenged.

  • Touches extremes resulting in misfortunes.

Hidden motives and energies seldom find an expression.

Fortune through a noble partner,

  • though you survive your spouse.

Honor and recognition from the government and learned people.

  • Fair and just."

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