In Vedic Astrology, just like Rahu, Ketu is also an imaginary planet with no physical and cosmic existence. Ketu is supposed to be positioned opposite the planet of Rahu. Ketu is symbolised as the tail of a demon and is said to be representing the south node. Ketu as a planet depicts the past karmas of the native. It is also believed that Ketu makes sure that the native pays for his/her bad, egoistic and selfish karmas from the previous life of birth.
Now, let’s get on to know the effects and influence of Ketu in different houses of the horoscope.
Ketu in the 1st House:
The placement of Ketu in the first house is said to be auspicious and beneficial to the father of the native. But, at the same time, this placement may act as a reason for the deterioration of health of the spouse of native. Such a native will also find difficulty in making money and will also have to put extra efforts to accumulate wealth.
Ketu in the 2nd House:
When Ketu is placed in the 2nd house of the chart; it is expected to give negative results to the native. Such a native will find difficulty and obstruction in higher studies and will also be having low concentration power in studies. Although the native will be good at heart but will be misunderstood for the use of harsh language.
Ketu in the 3rd House:
In Vedic astrology, the placement of Ketu in the 3rd house is considered to be favourable and auspicious. Such a person will become famous, successful and wealthy in life. The positive influence of Ketu also bestows the native with obedient children. Such position makes travelling fruitful.
Ketu in the 4th House:
According to Vedic astrology
, it is believed that the ruler of the 4th house is Moon. Ketu shares a relationship of enmity with the Moon. Therefore, this placement is ought to be unfavourable for the native. The placement of malefic Ketu in the 4th house makes troublesome situations for the health of the mother of native.
Ketu in the 5th House:
The presence of Ketu in the 5th house of the chart will create many health issues for the native. It is with the presence of a benefic planet like Jupiter, these effects can be neutralised. Such natives may face delay in child birth or progeny. The native may to suffer from ailments like B.P and heart related diseases.
Ketu in the 6th House:
Generally, the position and placement of Ketu in the 6th house of the chart is considered to be conferring good results. This will make the native happy, successful, famous and prosperous all throughout the life. Such a person may also have a long life.
Ketu in the 7th House:
In Vedic astrology, the seventh house of the chart is symbolic of the marriage of the native. The placement of Ketu here is not considered to be auspicious. Such a native is often deceitful and disloyal which makes the relationships sore. It may also cause unnecessary delays and hurdles in marriage.
Ketu in the 8th House:
A person, who has Ketu placed in its 8th house of the chart, will suffer through some negative effects of Ketu. Such a native will have to face difficulty in earning and financial matters of life. An afflicted Ketu can make native prone to accidents and injuries. It may also endanger the life of the native.
Ketu in the 9th House:
When Ketu is placed in the 9th house of the chart, it is expected to give positive and favourable results to the native. Such a native will travel many religious pilgrimages and will have an inclination towards religion. The native will also be seen as hardworking and dedicated in life.
Ketu in the 10th House:
A person with Ketu placed in 10th house of the chart will be lucky. Such a native will be self-centred, fortunate and enjoys every worldly comforts and luxury. These natives will be popular, impressive with an eminent personality.
Ketu in the 11th House:
The astrological placement of Ketu in the 11th house of the chart will make the native courageous and the one who never loses hope and determination. Such a native will be generous, kind, affectionate, believer in charity and social worker. He will also be respected in society for good deeds.
Ketu in the 12th House:
When Ketu is placed in the 12th house of the chart, this position is not considered to be much favourable and auspicious to the native. This placement makes the native to be believer in black magic and occult sciences. He may also have a secret desire to study and solve the mysteries of the world.