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Rahu samchara * transit bhava-3

Rahu occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. Rahu in bhava-1
  2. Rahu in bhava-2
  3. Rahu in bhava-3
  4. Rahu in bhava-4
  5. Rahu in bhava-5
  6. Rahu in bhava-6
  7. Rahu in bhava-7
  8. Rahu in bhava-8
  9. Rahu in bhava-9
  10. Rahu in bhava-10
  11. Rahu in bhava-11
  12. Rahu in bhava-12

  1. Rahu-Mesha-Arya
  2. Rahu-Urisha [uchcha]
  3. Rahu-Mithunaya
  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

Raghu * Rakha * Rahuva * Rehula




enemy [zatru] of the sun [arka] and the moon [zazi]

resides in




Caput Draconis

Head of the Dragon

North Node



the third house


see also: Rahu in 3rd-from-Chandra


barrier-bending, taboo-twisting Communication

Passion for Publication

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 seeks privilege gained via explanations, descriptions, instructions, writings, reports and announcements.

  • Often a dramatic rise from the station of birth via extraordinary or exotic publications.

  1. Rahu-Mesha-Arya * smoky mask of urgent force
  2. Rahu-Urisha [uchcha] smoky mask of values conservatism
  3. Rahu-Mithunaya * smoky mask of messaging evangelism
  4. Rahu-Karkata * smoky mask of sheltered localism
  5. Rahu-Singha [nīcha] smoky mask of brilliant celebrity
  6. Rahu-Parthya * smoky mask of service ministry
  7. Rahu-Tula * smoky mask of contractual harmony
  8. Rahu-Vṛścika * smoky mask of undisclosed mystery
  9. Rahu-Dhanus * smoky mask of global humanism
  10. Rahu-Makara-Draco * smoky mask of orderly regulation
  11. Rahu-Kumbha * smoky mask of interlinked systems
  12. Rahu-Meena * smoky mask of Other Worldly guidance

Astonishing information

  • remarkable reporting
  • craving for communication
  • intriguing information
  • often a gifted writer
  • extraordinary explanations
  • commercial culture-clash
  • fascinating use of facts
  • prestige by association with successful media-publishers
  • marvelous meetings
  • Rahu the Radio Broadcaster
  • over-reaching orchestration
  • hungry for hearing
  • exceptional emsembles
  • self-promoting publications
  • self-owned entrepreneurial business
  • dramatic descriptions
  • passionately Project-Oriented
  • communicative realities of mixed-culture teamwork

Rahu-3-Poseur may attempt to insinuate that one belongs with the cohort of important writers, prestige communicators, exalted messengers, splendid evangelists.

For Risk-loving Rahu, the medium of publication often shimmers with glamour, and while the information content tends - like Rahu Himself - to be made of oily smoke, soon blown out by the coming wind.

If other graha with Rahu, there may indeed be fabulous content. However, Rahu Himself is all about // look-good // and obtaining the privileges accorded to magnificent descriptions, rather than the integrity of the information.

Examples of substantial literary works which have stood the test of time, indeed produced by Rahu-3 writers - yet note the other graha yuti Rahu.

Passion for imitation

Stylish, on-trend, entrancing Rahu-3 // looks-like // a fabulous thinker

Mirage-maker Rahu is a master of intriguing, captivating trendy detail.

Without the assistance of other graha, Rahu-3 typically has a strong tendency to produce conversations and publications which feature exciting but fleeting explanations. definitions, interpretations du-jour.

In nakshatra of Budha = Aslesha + Jyestha + Revatika

  • Rahu-3 a special passion for being seen as a writer-announcer-diagrammer of fascinating, remarkable information.
  • Rahu-3 is often a successful editor who is able to extract personal importance via clever name-dropping
  • His passion for imitation often leads to intentionally amplified association with more substantial authors.

Rahu-3-Poseur loves commercial culture clash!

He finds an exciting path to privilege within explaining, defining, messaging, announcing, managing, documenting, publishing, administrative roles that occur within boundary-breaching, culture-mixing environments. Culture [Chandra] usually means ancient patterns of race-class-religion but also any emotionally significant demographic identity. For example, attachment to a Way-of-Life, now called identity-politics.

And Rahu-the-Radio [3] Loves To Talk.

seeking privilege via the VIP cohort

  • passion for information, interpretation, evangelism, narrative, conversation, signal, commerce, collaboration
  • display of communicative imagery, cohort, manual skills, gestures, hands, ears, reports, itineraries, translations, emblems of the messenger, missionary, envoy, apostle
  • delivers reports and announcements in a culturally Mixed-and-Mottled style which may breach the established comfortable folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms
  • over-extended in team-work cohort

craves privileged access to publication opportunities

seeks privilege via * an important ensemble with cousins, cohort, workgroup, department, neighborhood, sibling, team, equipe

  • POTUS-33 Trial and Hope 1884-1972 Harry Truman [Rahu-Parthya-Chitra-3 drishti into ruler Budha-11] HT issued the military instructions [3] to bomb Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Long-term military budget and healthcare planning expert. During three decades of political and legislative committee work [3] Truman wrote countless reports and delivered untold volumes of announcements. Much of his administrative reporting concerned military matters encompassing WW-1 and WW-2. Truman's most prominent communications included war attacks [Kanya] litigation [Kanya] arguing about budgets [Kanya] and healthcare legislation [Kanya].


May be constantly trying to //insinuate // oneself into affiliation with great writers.

Short-term Thinking [Rahu-3] vs Long-term Thinking [Rahu-10]

There is an important difference between administrative roles such as project management, versus leadership such as elite executive roles atop large organizations.

The two functions are not only different. They are 6/8 adversarially unbalanced in regard to each other. Management [details] is an enemy of clear commanding authority [no details, only principles and rules].

People who are great with teams and details often fail at the structural, categorical, governance level of corporate-institutional direction. And managers who are dominating and bossy are often disliked by their team.

/manus/ means / hand/ A manager is literally a hands-on person [manual, manufacturing, manipulate, manage] Managers handle details.

Rahu-3 loves to use His hands in any type of craft-work.

  • He loves to type, write, publish, document, code, explain, instruct, discuss, converse, and transact.

Rahu-3 is a BUSY manager. He excels at being passionately busy

But to distinguish, in 3, He is not an executive, not a director, not an elite regulatory decision-maker. He is focused on teamwork - details - Process.

social mobility via important group-management, publication, reports, announcements, business, conversations, cohort

ambitious trajectories of important information communication

Rahu drishti into 7, 9, 11 amplifies the relationship-contract [7] ideological-patronage [9] and economic-friendship attributes.

seeks extraordinary [Rahu] privilege within evangelical, gesturing, media-messaging, commercial, transactional, instructional, explanatory, descriptive, marketing, business management environments [3]

mixed-mottled transactions

exciting reports and announcements

spinners of tales

mixsters-tricksters enter the communicative realms of sibling-cousin relationships, messaging-media, planning, mentality

seeks to be recognized as special and important in communicative roles

disguised as a messenger

ambition to gain prestige via publication, narrative, itinerary, instructions, descriptions, maps, charts, photographs, diagrams, announcements, management, meetings, conferences, seminars, schedules, plans

  • POTUS-19 Railroad Strike 1822-1893 Rutherford B. Hayes was such a convincing explainer that he won election to the Ohio legislature via writing letters to his constituency, explaining his political positions. Hayes was fighting in the Civil War, away from Ohio, and did not want to abandon his war duties in order to campaign for election. Yet, he expected the war to end soon and wanted to resume legislating. He won the election handily without a single personal appearance.

  • Telepathy 1880-1949 esoterica Alice Bailey * rahu-Dhanus-3 ruler Guru-6-Meena. A former evangelical Christian missionary, she developed an esoteric philosophical [Dhanus] interpretation of sacred doctrine [Dhanus] This mixed-traditions teaching was far outside the canonical doctrine of mainstream religion within her west-Euro culture.

commercial ambition in sales, marketing, advertising, public relations * cauldron of the cohort * master of the spin

desire to be recognized as a writer, announcer, manager

urgent evangelism; obsessive communication, comments, conversations

fascinating hands-arms-shoulders

Rahu in svabhava of Broadcasting Budha has urgent ambition to deliver a message.

When He is teaching in classroom-3, Professor Rahu desires His books to be read, His cinema to be watched, His broadcast announcements to be heard, and His message to be recognized as being influential and important.

  • POTUS-33 Trial and Hope 1884-1972 Harry Truman * first as a judge then as a USA senator, famed for his committee reports and budgets. As Comander-in-Chief, famed for announcing the military order to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

In the electrified world, Rahu-3 is a master of Internet Communication.

Since Rahu is well placed in upachaya bhava-3, the Rahu-ratna gomedha may be supportive during Vimshottari periods of Rahu.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 grants the ability to ambitiously and expediently utilize rule-breaking and 'mixing'

  • empowerment via the narrative of communications: writing , journalism, collaborative efforts, ensemble work, publishing, announcements, reports, conferences, meetings, interviews, and frequent business travel

Quest for higher entitlements via Important [or self-important] Meetings and Messages

  • Ambitious desire to be recognized for the exceptional qualities of one's commercial transactions, announcements, or literary publications.

  • Rahu may claim entitlement rights to siblings or cohort who are not precisely one's own.

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 may be an evangelist with an exciting, renegade, multicultural message

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 wants communicative and business empowerments which are outside the normal moral boundaries .

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 is overinvested in communications technology, writing, announcements, instructions, siblings, entourage, ensemble performers, small-group process.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 desires to obtain privilege via identifies as a writer, a translator, a publisher, a disseminator, a media-messenger, an Expedient Communicator.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 often obtains His material goal. Yet, whatever distinction He obtains in the hungry quest for elite recognition as a writer- reporter, over-reaching Rahuva is never satisfied.

Immediately upon obtaining the object of desire, picchala-karaka "the slippery one" instantly yearns for more , better, different privileges given to the class of beings who show inter-group cooperation, collaborative ensemble, and who produce narratives, instructions and announcements.

Every day starts a new quest for this ephemeral prize of immortality via entitlement and recognition.

Pretentious Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 = amplified conversational impetus toward self-elevation through rule-evading risk.

Rahu give best results in upachaya bhava 3, 6, 10 and 11. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 = ambition for attainment via compartmentalization

The full scope of effects depends upon which graha occupy bhava 7, 9, and 11.

Entitlement sought : Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 wants to appear as a legitimate, credible holder of status-rank in the class of beings

  • the communicative, the literary, the crafty and skillful, makers of conversation and dialogue,

  • arranger of meetings and discussions, writers and publishers, planners and schemers, managers of commerce and transactions, media mavens

  • messengers, evangelists, advertisers, announcers, reporters

  • hand-crafters, massage therapists, manipulators, healers by touch

  • neighbors, vecinos, siblings, cousins, team-mates, twins

  • tool-users, technologists, technicians, technocrats, technical support

If Budha or bhratru-pati-3 = strong, Rahu may take whatever risks are necessary to achieve membership in this class of persons.

  • Holy Science 1855-1936 Shri Yukteswara Giri * bhava-3 Meza contains Kuja-yuti-Budha + [Surya-yuti-Rahu] * He controversially argued that a long-cherished belief about the start-stop times of the Kali-Yuga was based on an oft-repeated error, and that indeed the ascending Dwapara Yuga had begun in the early 1700's during the western Age of Enlightenment. Although many embraced his reasoning, orthodox believers [Shani] denounced both him and his claims.

QUOTATION Das / Bepin Behari

"... causes trouble to siblings , but otherwise helpful in enabling you to acquire material conveniences.

  • You secure physical comforts, wealth, children, and a good spouse; you have many friends and may acquire expensive cars .

  • This Rahu does not bode well for the birth of children .

  • You are sharp, inclined to spiritualism or higher educational disciplines.

  • fortune and success through affectionate dealings, neighbors , journeys, writing or publishing.

  • Denotes bravery, courage, industry, fortune, wealth, state honor, health; with many friends; Travel , annihilator of the enemy.

  • Agricultural wealth.

  • Matchless in prowess. Strong, treats all as brethren. Fortunate. You are most lucky and extend friendship to all.

  • Least actively benevolent; toughest in most difficult work.

  • Sleepless nights for the enemy; renowned; lives in luxury

  • trouble for brothers; wretched;

  • Affluent;


  • Artless;

  • state authority; charitable; proud; firm minded; long living.

  • Rahu, in the third house, will make his brothers prosperous."

Public Figure Examples:

Rahu-Mesha-Arya * opportunistic messaging style = innovative, competitive , pioneering, challenging, pursuing, aristocratic

Rahu-Urisha [uchcha] * opportunistic messaging style = financial, luxurious, pleasurable, sensual, beautiful, valuable, historical, entreasured

Rahu-Mithunaya * opportunistic messaging style = conversational, photographic, diagrammatic, detailed, conversational, instructiona


Rahu-Karkata * opportunistic messaging style = routine, protective, sheltering, nourishing, parenting, established, security-seeking, rhythmic, habitual, familiar

Rahu-Singha * opportunistic messaging style = celebrity, creative, charismatic, political, dramatic, romantic

Rahu-Parthya * opportunistic messaging style = health poverty medical military litigation service-servitude

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Rahu-Tula * opportunistic messaging style = contractual, fair, equity-seeking, arranging, diplomatic

Rahu-Vṛścika * opportunistic messaging style = transformative, rebirthing, hidden, forbidden


Rahu-Dhanus * opportunistic messaging style = humanistic global doctrinal philosophical theoretical


Rahu-Makara * opportunistic messaging style = lawful, dignified, hierarchical, structural, social policy, legislative


Rahu-Kumbha * opportunistic messaging style = social participatory, networked, systematizing, community-linked

Rahu-Meena * opportunistic messaging style = clairsentient, dreamlike, meditative, prayerful, intuitive, private


Rahu in Bhava-3 * Radio Rahu

  • counted from D-1 lagna

  • full scope of effects depends upon which graha occupy bhava 7, 9, and 11.

Always hungry for but never satisfied with any message, gesture, announcement, writing, or journalistic communication.

Knows how to exploit the legal loopholes using secrets of occult knowledge [8th from 8th] .

Rahu's aperture = sermons and stories

journalism, reporting, writing , media publications, gestures, mental traffic, sexual conversation, business, commerce , administration, transaction s, announcements, siblings and cousins, teamwork, small-groups and ensemble collaboration, hand-craft , tools, normal scripted daily talk

Ambitious Rahu-3 wants to get ahead via commercial business and communications media.

Media may include newspaper, magazine, book, radio, television, telephone, satellite, broadcast, announcements, reports, documentation, conference presentations, internet media, texting, illustration, instruction, explanation, description, commentary, film, print, musical lyrics, Morse Code, smoke signals.

Rahu can find expedient use for any messaging device particularly new-and-exciting "news ".

Expedient delivery style designed to get attention and gain privilege; generally unconcerned with fairness or facts [although factual reporting may be necessary if Rahu's ruler is Shani or Shani-drishti upon Rahu] .

self-elevating desire to be recognized and privileged as a writer or messenger who delivers important instructions and announcements.

May be an irregular, disruptive taboo-breaker in matters of communication, messages. reports and signaling.

  • POTUS-05 Monroe Doctrine 1758-1831 James Monroe + [nīcha] Kuja-yuti-Rahu * Monroe made unauthorized treaties and was recalled from his Paris diplomatic post by Washington for being disruptive. In particular Monroe was a vigorous supporter of the French Revolution and he insinuated American support for it while the formal and unchanging USA policy was neutrality. Monroe made public announcements decrying US attacks on native settlements in Florida, then sent private messages to military commanders such as POTUS-07 Indian Removal 1767-1845 Andrew Jackson , encouraging him to use all available force against the natives. nīcha Kuja complicates Monroe's mentality by introducing personal guilt into his communication patterns.

Often journalistically evangelical. Irregular, illicit, outsider messages. Successful writing, announcing, reporting on exotic, disruptive, or controversial topics.

Extremely strong mental instincts toward self-elevation through passionate pursuit of the goal, embracing adventure and risk.

Rahu-Parthya Announcements about Animosity, Penury, Disease, and War

  • POTUS-33 Trial and Hope 1884-1972 Harry Truman [Rahu-Parthya-3-Chitra] Truman used radio to announce the USA annihilation radiation bombing of Hiroshima-Nagasaki. His presidency announced Kanya matters of healthcare, medical support for veteran soldiers, closing munitions factories, unemployment, and other imbalances. He did so articulately [Budha ruler] and graciously due to Budha-11 helpful parivartamsha with Shukra-12.

Rahu well-supported in 2nd-from-2nd may produce a notable singer, albeit Rahu's style is often exaggerated or unconventional

Rahu in bhava-3 = craves a privileged, priority access to another person's mental narrative and communications - striving to be always on their mind.

Elevation through publication

  • POTUS-33 Trial and Hope 1884-1972 Harry Truman * HST's 12-year career in the USA Senate was built upon committee work, and the products of that work = reports. Voluminous and detailed [Kanya] documentation flowed from HT's teams, resulting in his reputation for factual accuracy [Kanya] and ability to handle large-scale projects [Guru-1] . After POTUS, HT wrote a best-selling memoire of his volatile time as Commander in Chief.

Uses the sibling group and work team as a platform from which to launch the Great Leap, but does not remain consistent with the message of the ensemble. Passion to become a better, higher, different variety of communicator.

  • Although most commonly a one-to-one thought-transmission conversational relationship, bhava-3 can also = a one-to-many relationship such as speaker-to-audience

A great desire to be recognized as a twin-soul, although one has not yet earned the mirroring fluency.

Via Rahu's characteristic over-promotion, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 often gets into illicit publications, misguided teamwork, or inappropriate conversations that are "over their head".

  • Great Leap Forward via Communication of Ideas: Writings, Songs, Conversations

Desire to Deliver a Message

Leapfrogs over the conventional path to privilege via one's writings or self-owned commercial business, especially using skills of Conversation, Planning and Announcements

  • POTUS-pair-39 Caregiving 1927- Rosalynn Smith Carter * her announcements, meetings, presentations and publications have focused on the social-boundary-breaching [Rahu] topic of mental illness [Mithunaya mentality]

Desire to penetrate and upset the conventional integrity of daily Business-as-usual commerce

Disruption of scripted Communication Patterns = interrupts scripted thoughts, creates irregular [Rahu] channels of communication

Hunger to Possess the Thoughts of others through special psychic-communication entitlements

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 may use surreptitious or unconventional methods to obtain credibility in taboo topics of conversation and discursive interactive mental process

  • Tantra 1931-1990 professor Osho Rajneesh * in earlier career, a fierce philosophical debater. In maturity, a copious writer and advocate of challenging assumptions, barriers and stereotypes in order to release the filters which block authentic knowledge of reality.

In bhava-3, Pūrvāṣāḍhā-Rahu benefits the ladies.

Tends to confer an exciting yet inspirational influence upon those who collaborate and cooperate with Manager-Rahu in a team setting.

Rahu sees an opportunity to gain social mobility via inspirational messaging, financial skills, gracious relationships, and artful design. Even while publications or product manufacturing may crash some boundaries or be a bit rough-and-tumble, Rahu-3 remains diplomatic and equity-seeking when in a nakshatra of Shukra.

Will converse about what you * really * want to know!

One can leapfrog to higher message -broadcasting status in media publications realms

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 may appropriate the writings, thoughts, plans, schedules, calendars, itineraries, commercial business and administrative behaviors of another [channeled writings]

Karaka for channeling desirable, charismatic ideas in publications and announcement via writing, broadcast communications, and media production such as books, magazines, advertising posters, internet, radio, television, films, and music recordings etc

small groups = conferences = " cells " composed of exotic, convention-challenging persons may carry out the message and the agenda via publications and correspondence of the philosophically like-minded

  • Das Kapital 1818-1883 economics Karl Marx [Bharani-2] + [uchcha-Surya-yuti-Chandra]

  • Yogaville 1914-2002 Swami Satchidananda [Rahu-yuti-Chandra] initiated cells of like-minded youthful American swami celibate adherents. These sibling-like team members taught, ministered, and conducted Hatha Yoga training classes throughout the USA

Rahu the Rakshasa feeds upon chaotic and manipulative circumstances within the sibling group, within the work-ensemble, within the internal mental narrative, and in the world of public communications.

Rahu the Intruder disrupts the customary habits of conversation, upsets the schedule of writing and publications, and makes one privy to exotic and possibly dangerous messages.

The Chosen

Rahu wishes to feel specially chosen for a privileged role: permission to participate in elite small-group discussions and to issue communicative messages via words, gestures, and imagery.

Elite small-group discussions and privileged planners

Rahu provides an extreme desire to possess the power to communicate, publish, and announce. One generates exciting even outrageous information, along with the urge to satisfy that desire at nearly any cost.

Les agents provocateurs represented by Pretentious Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 = not necessarily an immoral influence. The agent desires to obtain elite team membership by"leapfrog". One wishes to override the conventional proving steps which would normally grant social approval of the narrative, the stories which one tells within the group.

Thus Rahu in 3 disturbs the existing orderly limits regarding

  • sibling behavior * especially the immediate younger sibling

frequent short-term travel, usually for commercial business purposes

publication of culturally un-appropriated information

  • "O" 1954- multimedia Oprah Winfrey "confessional" TV-journalism] .

  • Archbishop of Canterbury 1950- Rowan Williams [Uttarabhadra-3] Contemplative poetry referring to feminine spirituality and dogma of generous inclusivity [Meena-Guru] both highly unfamiliar to the suspicious, conservative congregants

reporting of the tales of the underclass, impoverished, estranged, or illegitimate persons

  • Ring of Fire 1932-2003 rockabilly Johnny Cash yuti [uchcha] Shukra

writing about or discussing matters of depression and mental disturbance

Vikrama courage [antidote to mass fear]

propaganda journalism

Rahu the Rogue favors the use of clever deception and His style often involves sneaking into forbidden places under disguise of culturally false pretenses.

Whenever the Vimshottari Dasha calendar shows that it’s time for a Rahu Bhukti, expect the listening, hearing, writing, explaining, collaborative, teamwork, Project Management 3-energy to amplify

As the great taboo-breaker, Rahu evades customary moral boundaries and behavioral consistency in the sibling group;

in the communication processes;

in the self-made treasuries ..

Rahu disrupts the customary methods of mental tasking and group communications.

Disruptive, exciting, sensually hungry drishti to

  • bhava-7 [marriage/partners/agreements] ,

  • bhava-9 [father /guru/ceremonial religion]

  • bhava-11 [friends/income/goals]

Peculiarly intense and penetrating yet surreptitious method of communicating with others. May be an excellent writer if vidya-pati-5 and Budha are strong. Strange ideas along with a sideways style of communication.

Rahu goes under the system, around the system, above the system - but Rahu cannot follow Shani's Law.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 Challenges the conventional cultural styles of information management. Disrupts meetings, the information flow of work-group, team, or business department. A rather peculiar person to have in the office.

Fascinated to talk with outcastes, those with alternative lifestyles, foreigners and take short trips to exotic lands.

Can fabricate false stories for instrumental purposes, but is also a great short-story writer. Whether this mental attraction to extremes in storytelling is beneficial will depend on Rahu's ruler .

Too exotic mentally for success in parochial business, but may succeed in international commerce.

Rahu Risk-taking as a response to leadership conflict

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 = 6th-from = bhava-10, might feel compelled toward illicit behaviors by a conflict with the father's family, the government, public reputation, professional dignity, and leadership duties


QUOTATION 300 Combinations 1912-1998 Jyotiṣika BV Raman

Three Hundred Combinations #264. Galakarna Yoga

"Definition. - The 3rd house must be occupied by Mandi and Rahu or by Mars in the shashtiamsa of Preta Puriha.

Results. The native suffers from ear troubles.

Remarks. - According to some astrological treatises, the yoga is also caused by the mere presence of malefics in the 3rd house.

But in actual practice, this theory is not borne out.

Rahu's disposition in the 3rd house in a cruel shashtiamsa is a sure indication of some sort of trouble in the ear."

Fascination with skills in business information management, writing and hand-craft craft, and communicative acumen; also craves to keep company of those with self-made treasury [3]

Astonishing, highly mentalized, uber-communicative activities. Pretentious Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 evangelists have an important message to deliver

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 self-propels into higher privilege and recognition via remarkable hand-craft skills, such as playing musical instruments, writing business documents, and drawing.

May risk irregular behavior in order to obtain the privileges accorded to highly crafty, commercially gifted, and exotically communicative persons

If Shani-yuti-Rahu = attempt to legitimize the risky methods [for example, by marriage or other legitimization of the irregular relationship.]

Animosity and Conflict via Rahu-resides-3 =

6th-from Vikramasthana = bhava-8 =During Rahu bhukti if rogesha-6 from Rahu is strong, one may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by hidden information, drugs and medicines, servants or slaves, exploitive or hostile secret relationships, and spouse's wealth or in-law's behavior

Deception and fraud

From the perspective of Chandra's customary rhythmic-sequence, eclipsing Rahu = Chandala = a great disrupter.

However, if the customary order has become weakened or corrupt, Rogue Rahu's challenge to the established rhythm can produce beneficial consequences

Bhava-3 = communications and cohort

Rahu seeks a snake-hole aperture through which the ambitious Naga King slithers, slides, and springs upward. In bhava-3 that aperture of opportunity is the realm of conversation and communication, on a scale ranging from the very personal to the global indeed galactic.

In the modern day, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 finds a perfect instrument for self-promotion in the electro-magnetic communications device network called"internet".

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 = favorable placement for instrumental use of mental process and all species of narrative conversation, including

  • writers [including songwriters] journalists, and publishers;

  • collaboration, administration, planning, messaging, signal-exchange, commerce,"process "

  • group-work, sports teams, ensemble

Rahu will utilize the group's communicative process as His springboard to success

  • Das Kapital 1818-1883 economics Karl Marx = + Surya + [Chandra-yuti-Rahu] . The effect of his highly disruptive ideas upon modern social economic organization is indisputable. Communist governments have been considered a great threat by some and a great medicine by others.

  • In general, it could be said that national economies which had become weakened or corrupted benefited from Marx's radical-change economic directives whereas settled peoples [Chandra] whose market customs were still healthy did not embrace the Communist-millennialist view.

Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for information, details, reporting

Ketu in bhava-9 * apathy toward theory, philosophy, principles of belief

chalakaraka Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for communication

  • Rahu wants to"get ahead" via communications media. Newspaper, magazine, book, radio, television, telephone, satellite, broadcast, announcements, reports, documentation, internet media, 'texting', illustration, instruction, explanation, film, print, musical lyrics, Morse Code, smoke signals.

  • Rahu can find expedient use for any messaging device particularly new-and-exciting news.

  • Expedient delivery style designed to get attention and gain privilege; generally unconcerned with fairness or facts [although factual reporting may be necessary if Rahu's ruler is Shani or Shani-drishti upon Rahu] .

  • self-elevating desire to be recognized and privileged as a writer or messenger who delivers important instructions and announcements.

  • May be a taboo-breaker in matters of communication, messages. reports and signaling.

  • Often journalistically evangelical. Irregular, illicit, outsider messages. Successful writing, announcing, reporting on exotic, disruptive, or controversial topics.

chidrakaraka Ketu in bhava-9

  • self-deprecating ambivalence toward patriarchal religion, orthodox piety and guru-father-priest figures.

  • Collapsing Ketu -9 has no agenda regarding religion. Generally disregards temple discourses, scripture, principles and prescriptions.

  • Typically disinterested in universities, scholarship, global travel, and internationalism - yet no boundaries blocking access to these; may roam freely around the world. Tends therefore to be less well educated in philosophy and theology; more of a vagabond.

  • The Father is rarely at home during childhood; or, if available physically, is unavailable emotionally.

  • Typically, an atheist. However, Ketu can accept the garb of other graha. May be an atheist in sheep's clothing - even an atheist working as a priest or religious figure.

  • The nebulous, dusty Ketu-cloud tends to simply reflect the projection of the collective unconscious; people can believe [9] all sorts of things about Ketu, which have nothing to do with Ketu, including the projected belief that this native is deeply religious or that one is operating from some highly philosophical understanding.

  • "Witness " viewpoint gives cosmological neutrality in religious philosophy. If Ketu-9's lord is strong, superb placement for the super-abstract levels of philosophy such as higher mathematics and cosmology, which benefit from Ketu's disregard for dogma.

Restless Dissatisfaction with the local Neighborhood, the Sibling group and the Team

Rahu in 3 provides a source of chronic dissatisfaction with the limitations and constraints of the conversation partners, sibling, team-mates, co-planners, co-operators, and collaborators in this life.

  • One wishes to spring upward from the station of life at birth; particularly one wishes to be distinguished from the siblings and their pedestrian limitations.

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 with Rahu in 3 is often disdainful of the more parochial, unadventurous qualities of one's neighborhood, cooperative unit or work department.

  • In order to get invited into more prestigious and entitled interactions, one initiates communications with higher correspondents in more privileged groups.

  • Communications and brotherly relationships with non-brothers are the operative Rahu catapult.

Rahu Mahadasha + Rahu svabhukti = Rahu pratyantardasha

During periods of Rahu, a surreptitious intruder or poseur enters the realm of the narrative mentality and thought-group, corporate department, sibling or team-mate interactions.

  • The goal of the interloper is to break limits and challenge assumptions in communications behaviors, collaborative or ensemble work-groups, and all methods for crafting and transmitting messages .


  • bhava-3 rules the hands. Rahu in 3 [8th-from-8th] is associated with legerdemain, a certain magical illusion of gesture. The truth-values of the communicated message remain in question . However, the message will be fascinating and full of intrigue!

  • One's passion for connecting to this enticing exotic agency is disruptive but exciting and each iteration of Rahu breaks some mental limit upon how many and which type of conversations and thought transmissions one is allowed to conduct.

Interior narrative = Mental health = compartmentalization

Disruption to the conventional flow of daily thoughts. Invades the boundaries of others' thoughts. The inner personal narrative may be surging with hungry desire for sensual experience. It is particularly difficult for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 to ask directly for satisfaction of these hungers as Rahu programs the mind to believe that one must meet and deal surreptitiously.

  • Short-term exotic-destination travel that provides adventure without socially punitive consequences is often a Rahu-happy experience. Enjoys travel to taboo locations, pursuit of illicit contacts - yet so long as these are compartmentalized in the 'no-rules holiday' [3] category, the public reputation need not suffer.

  • If Budha is involved with Rahu, the mental flow of daily thoughts and voices from past and present which rings in the heads of all humans, is a wild and exciting inner debate.

[Younger] Siblings

The immediate younger sibling may become financially privileged in self-owned business, dealing in taboo or illegal commodities such as flesh, drugs-alcohol, or sexual commerce in a drinking-drug establishment, or socially unapproved alternative lifestyles, or via foreign interests.

  • Communication flow with the siblings is intense, invasive and privileged, disrespectful of boundaries, challenging to personal integrity. There may develop great mental disturbance due to rumor-mongering by a sibling, cousin, or cohort-neighbor.

  • If Rahu = yuti malefics, the sibling's mental health may be an issue.

  • Karaka for twin birth.

Extraordinary writings and media communications, e.g. radio - television - internet.

Desire to Leap to the Top via risky or outrageous messages

Media communications and team-work projects with like-minded Rahu-type"leap up" persons.

  • Weird thoughts.

  • Impulsive verbal and written expression.

  • Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 is a"wild card" in publications, conversations, business meetings and conferences.

  • Likes shocking talk. Takes risks, breaks taboo in their speech and song.

Special gift for communicating with Outcast, underclass, downtrodden, disenfranchised, and foreigners .

  • Restless mind.

  • Crosses social boundaries of civility and respect for earned privilege.

Highly unusual, barrier-bending, taboo-twisting , or bizarre but often insightful observations.

  • Will try anything once.

  • Has extraordinary and potentially creative ideas which may or may not benefit him, depending on Rahu's ruler .

Nature of the message depends on Rahu's ruler .

Repetitive thought patterns center on taboo matters: passionate and illicit sensuality, desire to know the mind of another, risky considerations, shocking or wild thoughts.

  • Strong Rahu in bhava-3 = manu-facture of objects of reckless passion through the craft of the hands.

Smoky, oily qualities

in the communications behaviors.

  • Rahu-3 may handle advertising for a fossil fuel concern, have a tendency to be metaphorically rather obscure or oily in the messaging style, or work with a press or media production machine which needs oiling.

  • Rahu-3 may need to /lubricate/ the deal in commercial business [3] via bribery, participation in exotic [Rahu] entertainments, or other non-customary remedy

  • tendency to surreptitious communications, leading perhaps to dishonesty or compulsive evasiveness,"smoke-screening"and other subterfuge

  • despite an otherwise pleasant personality, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 may have trouble in the work-group due to team perception that this one is slippery, sneaky, or hiding something


Dakini's Warm Breath : The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism by Judith Simmer-Brown, page 135

"Examining the understanding of heat in Vajrayana gives insight into tantra's somewhat different embrace of classical Buddhist imagery.

  • From this perspective, the experience of mental burning is indeed the central suffering of our lives .

It is the experiential dimension of the intensity of our obscurations, whether emotional, conceptual, or habitual.

  • But rather than attempting to put out the flames with meditation methods, it is important to allow the burning to occur during practice.

Certainly in the foundational stages of the path we must learn not to become engulfed in the flames, to tame the wild mind and emotions, and to train ourselves to open further to experience.

Finally, however, through Vajrayana practice under the guidance of a guru, the burning we experience becomes a great teacher and a great blessing."

QUOTATION from DasWRT Rahu-Karkata for the Urisha indriya-lagna

"There is no family support, but you obtain a powerful status in society nevertheless.

  • You are more feared than respected."


6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu =

The Trouble-makers:

6/12 agency = bhava-8 =

  • Surgeons
  • Magicians
  • Tantriki
  • Shamans
  • Secret-keepers
  • lack of accountability
  • sudden transformations of the identity
  • Hidden Sexual Relationships
  • In-laws
  • Shock, Disaster and Catastrophe
  • Turning of the Wheel of Death and Rebirth
  • Recycling
  • Hidden Wealth,
  • Spouse's family money
  • Property of one's children [4th from 5th]
  • Cosmetic Surgery, Sex Change, Sorcery, Tantra, Magic,
  • Death of Spouse, Wealth of the Dead [Inheritance] ,
  • Truth suddenly revealed
  • Emergency
  • Upheaval
  • hidden treasure
  • psychic demand for re-birth
  • Millennial cycles of death-and-rebirth,
  • knowledge of transformative process,
  • Healing via Shock of Death
  • Overwhelming Scope of Change

6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu

Recognition as a brilliant communicator and favored team-mate: Rahu wants it - but can Rahu get it?

The bhava which = 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu = most conflicted, adversarial, toxic, frustrating, every-way-but-loose environment of the nativity

  • Periods of the lord of bhava-8 are therefore often especially difficult for matters of secret knowledge and transformative or catastrophic change, particularly if combined with a samchara Rahu-Ketu contact to the axis of bhava 2-8.

By knowing the axis of radix Rahu-Ketu, it will be possible to predict which department of life will cause consistently the most persistently volatile and recurring yet seemingly uncontrollable polarizing catalysis for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 .

Compared to 6th-from-Shani

6th-from-Shani-related disagreement and conflict improves with age, neutrality, and patience.

  • However, 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu variety of conflict due to overstepping the bounds of one's rightful place [6th-from-Rahu] plus loss of enthusiasm and engagement due to apathy [12th-from-Ketu] reappears in a new guise during each subsequent Rahu bhukti.


6th-from-Rahu = the disagreements, disappointments, broken contracts, accusation, arguments, and adversarial relationships which originate in Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 's attempt to self-elevate via quick, unconventional and generally unearned increase in social rank and privilege.

6th-from-Rahu shows the adversarial relationships, illness, and financial imbalance-seeking-a-remedy such as debt leading to poverty or servitude, which are triggered by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 's instinctive desire [Rahu] to challenge boundaries and leap-frog over customary stepwise earnings.

The negative consequences of 6th-from angles are pre-incarnationally planned. Persons whom one may have inadvertently harmed in parallel lives may suddenly appear as exploiters, enemies, or disease agents during periods of Rahu or lord of 6th-from-Rahu. They enforce servitude, start conflicts, and cause or treat disease during this period.

  • Effects of 6th-from-Rahu do not necessarily reflect any present-life crime or dishonor committed by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 . The origins of Rahu-Ketu drama are often shrouded in the mists of previous lives.

  • Neutral acceptance of the realities of "6th-from" accusations, disregard for agreements, and ill-will in humanity is often the only available strategy for dealing with this recurring situation.


12th-from-Ketu = loss of vitality, dissolution of enthusiasm, drained energies, erosion of conviction, disengagement, and general ennui regarding persons, topics, and relationships which are already weakened due to Ketu's residence in the bhava.

  • Effects of 12th-from-Ketu are relatively subtle yet often deeply frustrating; there is not enough energy or enthusiasm available to summon, not enough fuel in the tank, to get going toward solution of 12th-from-Ketu problems.

  • Neutral acceptance of inevitable loss is Typically, the only available strategy.


Naturally, if weak or undignified graha should occupy or own the bhava which is 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu, the negative results can be intensified. Particularly the"personal" graha - Surya, Chandra, Budha - are afflicted when they occupy the adversarial 6th-from-Rahu + 12th-from-Ketu.

Agency of recurring problems, listed by axis of Rahu-Ketu:

  • Rahu-resides-1 = 6th-from = bhava-6 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by chronic addictions, jealousy and greed; arguments and accusations; marital discord and divorce

  • Rahu-resides-2 = 6th-from = bhava-7 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by adversarial or uncooperative first spouse and exploitive terms of legal contracts

  • Rahu-resides-3 = 6th-from = bhava-8 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by hostile secret relationships, and spouse's wealth or in-law's behavior

  • Rahu-resides-4 = 6th-from = bhava-9 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by academic scholarship and religious convictions; by hostility of the father; also via sanctimonious or self-righteous 3rd marriage

  • Rahu-resides-5 = 6th-from = bhava-10 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by professional career responsibilities and leadership duties

  • Rahu-resides-6 = 6th-from = bhava-11 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by unreachable material goals and adversarial social networks

  • Rahu-resides-7 = 6th-from = bhava-12 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by long sojourn in distant lands, dreams and divinations, enclosed rooms, and research into unknown subjects.

  • Rahu-resides-8 = 6th-from = bhava-1 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by hostile social response to the appearance of the physical body and critical, argumentative, or accusing behaviors embedded in the social personality

  • Rahu-resides-9 = 6th-from = bhava-2 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by disharmonious family history, libraries treasuries and collections of treasuries , and dishonest, avaricious second marriage

  • Rahu-resides-10 = 6th-from = bhava-3 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by commercial business, media messaging communications, administrative behaviors, the workgroup or team, and disagreeable playmates or siblings

  • Rahu-resides-11 = 6th-from = bhava-4 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by parental or ethnic folkways, ancient customs, and established cultural norms; by hostility of the mother; also via parochial, bigoted or prejudiced 4th marriage

  • Rahu-resides-12 = 6th-from = bhava-5 = native may be forced into servitude, conflict, sickness, or crime by politics, speculative ventures, entertainment performance arts, gambling and games, expressions of personal genius, charismatic personalities, and behavior of children

Rahu mahadasha 18 years

similar effects during any Rahu bhukti, adapted to the angle between Mahadasha-pati vis-a-vis Rahuaccess to another person's .

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 strives to be recognized in the world of evangelistic and explanatory communications. Hungry desire to be for the entitlements accorded to a twin-soul, although one has not yet earned the authentic mirroring fluency.

Via Rahu's characteristic ambition for recognition, one may become involved in irregular publications, opportunistic approach to teamwork [failure to share the credit] or inappropriate conversations that may expose the fraudulence of unpreparedness when one gets in"over one's head".

The most salient effects of Rahu in bhava-3 * passion for communication occur during Rahu mahadasha. Maximum outcome during svabhukti of Rahu-Rahu and also during the bhukti of Rahu's rashi-pati.

Also strong results of Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 should be expected during each of the nine bhukti of Rahu which occur within the 120 year Vimshottari Dasha.

  • During any Rahu bhukti, expectations must be adapted to the angle between the Mahadasha-pati and Rahu.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 generates urgent ambition to obtain greater social-material privileges via display of mental narrative, signaling prowess, technical expertise, and small-group communications.

The methods of expedient self-elevation for Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 include"appropriation" of the instruments of bhava-3 such as promotion to higher administrative rank; instructional, explanatory, and descriptive roles; writing and signaling roles; handcraft technique; planning and scheduling; business management; and sibling-figure behavior.

Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3"the manager" poses as a sibling-quality confidant [3 = 8th-from-8th = secrets] . Whatever the content of the narrative process, Rahu wants to exploit the process [not the content] . Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 pursues His claim to fame via handling the flow of Important Information for everyone on the team.

Environments favored by Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 include first and foremost sibling-cousin relationships within the family, then by extension any type of team, small-group, or ensemble. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 can utilize neighbors, schoolmates, departmental co-workers, farm cooperative, cohort, colleagues, retinue, sports-team, sales-team, church group, or fellow members of a hobby group or professional association who are working on a shared project.

Although Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 has not yet * earned* the higher entitlements which are normally accorded to siblings and cousins, writers, skills-trainers, reporters, and makers of announcements, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 is motivated by a hungry desire to grasp these entitlements in a"fast-track" fashion. His ambition is boundless.

  • Typically during the first portion of the Rahu period, Rahu will succeed in rising above the privilege accorded to His station of birth - sometimes dramatically so.
  • However, Toward the end of the Rahu bhukti, just at the moment when He would appear to have achieved His goal, Rahu typically suffers a sudden fall from the improperly appropriated entitlements.
  • A more normal course of [akashic memory patterning] in the nativity is then recovered.

during Vimshottari periods of Rahu, Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3's upward trajectory may involve fraudulent or irregular communications, especially of a confidential or barrier-bending, taboo-twisting nature, which put the native in a situation that is "over one's head".

Presuming absence of oppressive drishti, Bhava-3 is generally a favorable location for Rahu the Poseur. Professor Rahu teaching in classroom-3 is often a mark of successful journalists, writers, and communications media figures. Final results depend on the ruler of Rahu's rashi.


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