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Rahu Ketu Transit – Leo/Aquarius

By Kshitij Sharma, December 18, 2015

Find out how Rahu/Ketu transit of 2016 in Leo and Aquarius respectively will affect you according to the janma rashi.

If I take the latitude and longitude of Mumbai, India, Rahu/Ketu will enter the signs around midday of January 30th, 2016 and will stay in these signs for approximately one and a half year till 18th August 2017. Rahu and Ketu are mathematical entities exactly 180° apart. Therefore, when Rahu enters Leo, Ketu enters Aquarius. Both the transits have different effect on the individual as per his/her janma rashi as derived from the natal horoscope. While Rahu and Ketu are exactly 180° apart, it does not mean that an adverse transit of Rahu is beneficial transit for Ketu and vice-versa.

The rest of the article will try to delineate how the two transits of Rahu in Pisces and Ketu in Aquarius. will simultaneously affect an individual. The sign in the first column is the janma rashi or the moon sign. If you do not know your moon sign, please first find it out through the horoscope software application on this page on the website. Subsequently, lookup this sign on the first column and find out the effect of the transit. If the transit is adverse, the necessary remedies to reduce the effects of Rahu and Ketu transits are detailed in the last part of this article.

Movement of Rahu and Ketu through the zodiac is pretty interesting. They are not real planets, but are mathematical points. They both move back in retrogression. Their movement and their mathematical nature is described here in this article on Rahu/Ketu and eclipses. Rahu and Ketu are in Virgo and Piaces respectively right now and they move backward to Leo and Aquarius respectively. Please note that this is a general affect of the transit and the results will be very specific to your birth horoscope. If there are “problems” indicated in the table below, the “problems” are defined by the location and result of Rahu/Ketu in the chart. If Rahu affects 5th house in the birth horoscope i.e., the natal chart, “problems” will be related to children, speculations and other factors shown by the 5th house. Also, since Rahu and Ketu have special 5th and 9th drishti, there will be some stimulation of the traits denoted by the house being aspected by these two shadowy planets. In this article, this time around, I have also tried to incorporate other transits and their affect on the individuals.

Janma Rashi Rahu Transit Ketu Transit General Effect of the transits.
Aries 5th House
11th House
This transit indicates erratic cash flow, but it will not go zero. The favourable Ketu transit will see to that. However, you cannot gamble with it. Rahu fritters away gains if we do not pay attention to our investments. You would also feel like doing everything by yourself and that your friends/partners are not fast enough to keep pace with your thinking abilities.
Love, gains, worries, pleasure will be driven through children and they will be in focus. You may at times feel distrust and lack of faith but you will have to look at the bigger picture and ensure that logic is given more importance than doubts.
Ketu has Jupiter’s vedha till Jupiter is in Leo.
Taurus 4th House
10th House
You need to take care of your mother – in relationships, health etc. You would be inclined to get a 2nd source of income. There will be a disappointment and dissatisfaction at the place of work and you need to keep your ambitions in check, especially while dealing with peers. Expect to be pulled out of “comfort zone”, e.g., those at work may get transferred to a new role and those in business may have to deal with an as yet unknown yet fiery competitor. Reorgs will move you from one place to other and may take you away from your home environment.
Real estate transactions will not be very smooth.
Gemini 3rd House
9th House
Gains through neighbours, relatives, siblings and you can clear and work out your misunderstanding with them. Short journeys to foreign location are shown. However, you need to be careful with the travels, if they are not planned. Need a plan B almost everywhere. Health will be good.
Source of money will be squeezed.You will be tempted to take short-cuts. My advice: bending the rules is okay, blatantly breaking them is not.
Cancer 2nd House
8th House
There is a loss of money and expenses. You will spend money on acquiring personal possessions. This will affect just not you, but your spouse as well. You need to be careful about hard to diagnose long term diseases. Physical health will be good. You will also need to control your speech otherwise things go out of control with respect of the family. Competition at work place may cause problems, but if you take an aggressive approach, this may turn out to be in your favour.
Leo 1st House
7th House
You have bouts of self confidence now and this means that you can be selfish. The tendency is to going to look at yourself first and your family and friends comes later. This can have a negative impact on the family. You need to be honest about yourself with the family. Do not let your reputation get damaged. There is a chance of lawsuits and expenses due to this. Business partnerships with foreigners will be beneficial.
Virgo 12th House
6th House
Health will be good overall, but danger to feed and eyes. Get yourself a periodic health check package. Stay on top of your finance otherwise debts and expenses will pile up. The transits indicate change of place as well as estrangement from mother. Those in politics will find it difficult to connect to masses. In business and at work, ambitions will be high. Yet a lot of confusion can come into the mind at work.
Libra 11th House
5th House
You need to work with older siblings. This transit opens way for new fruitful friendships,which will be beneficial in long run. This transit can also indicate new sources of income and a lot of initiative on the side. Be careful with investments. There can be problems with children and father.
Scorpio 10th House
4th House
This transit shows unsettled home life and emotional challenges. Loss through property is indicated. Real estate transactions can cause stress. Success at work will come only after sheer hard work. The expenses would be high. You may take loans and get into debt in order to fund for some expenditure for yourself. Alternatively, some of the savings from the past may be wiped out.
Sagittarius 9th House
3rd House
You will have courage and ability to take on the competition. However, this aggressive attitude can indicate problems with siblings. Short journeys are indicated, but may not turn out to be beneficial. You may not get the desired result.
Ketu transit has Saturn’s vedha, which means that you will not get the full result of auspicious transit in terms of improvement in professional career. Old baggage from the past will slow you down.
Capricorn 8th House
2nd House
8th house transit shows legacies and gains through inheritance, especially during malefic transits. However, you need to take care of your reputation as well against competitors in business. Marketing campaigns can go against you. Put an effort in taking care of your health to avoid hospitalization. You will be able to repay debts. Be honest with family members and keep your focus on them.
Aquarius 7th House
1st House
Disputes can crop up in the family, but at the same time it can be resolved easily as well. New opportunities in business/partnership will come up, but since this is an adverse transit, you need to be very careful. There can be changes in job profile and the kind of work you have been doing. The source of income may change during this period. Take good care of your kids during this transit.
Pisces 6th House
12th House
Your health should be focus. Yoga, gym, exercises will help with afflicted help. 12th house transit of any planet is difficult. Seclusion, self doubt, distrust, lack of sleep. is a negative trait of this transit. There will be ambiguity and uncertainty at place of work.
Rahu transit has Saturn’s vedha and hence baggage from the past and old timers at work will hamper progress. Make a new beginning and leave behind the baggage in order to progress at work

For any of the adverse transits, the following remedies should be followed. Please note that is is just for Rahu and Ketu and are not customized for the sign as such. Specific remedies for the signs are better looked under monthly forecasts section, as the posts there will take care of other planetary transits and suggest better remedies.

  • Rahu: Worship Goddess Durga. Chanting of Durga Chalisa every day will help. As per Lal Kitab, Goddess Sarasvati is the deity for Rahu and She may be worshipped. Donate black mustard (sarson)
  • Rudra-ashatakam helps with adversity caused by Ketu. Worship Lord Ganesha and donate black sesame seeds and banana fruit.


  • Comment by P.BAKTAVATSALU on January 5, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    The Predictions for all rasis,r excellent, further the analysis and prediction is so good, vital role u have played,, i like this
    Thanking u

  • Comment by Negar on January 6, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    Marc and Rahu conjoction will be danger and children will be danger under transit . I Am the mother and child is my daughter and she already is diagnostic with bad synonym psoriasis .the danger Will be the progress of the illness will be fast. What should I do to stop it beside of professional treatment . Leo is my ex husband and Scorpio is my ex boyfriend
    When I got divorce I met my boyfriend 6 October 2012 until 2015 exact period of Saturn in Scorpio .my bad luck start December 2014 still there and get worse and the finantional and relationship are mess but the last one which child illness is scary .i started learn astrology to find out the solution

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