RAHU IN ZODIAC
RAHU'S EFFECT DEPENDS MUCH MORE ON THE BHAVA POSITION AND MUCH LESS UPON THE RAASHI. HOWEVER RAHU DOES RECEIVE SOME DETERMINATION FROM HIS RAASHI. EFFECTS ARE GIVEN BELOW:
|RAHU IN MESH (ARIES) :|
Competition & vitality entitlement. Rahu magnifies aggression & competition, gives desire to be a hero & a winner, selfishness, athleticism, physical-body-oriented lifestyle. Can become extremely focused on a single goal; which can manifest in a childlike or ruthless way, depending on Kuja.
|RAHU IN VRISHABH (TAURUS) :|
Balance & design entitlement. Rahu magnifies sensual & self-indulgent behaviors, gives desire to have pleasures of the physical senses, love of nature, craving for beautiful people & things. Can become extremely focused on the pursuit of wealth, fine food & drink.
|RAHU IN MITHUN (GEMINI) :|
Communicative relationship entitlement. Rahu magnifies a desire to define & solve problems, enthusiasm for conversation, sexual attractions & pairings, & craving for intellectual stimulation. Can become extremely focused on short-term solutions to long-term problems.
|RAHU IN KARK (CANCER) :|
Psycho-emotional entitlement. Rahu magnifies the whole range of mind's astral awareness, including sensitivity to deep currents of nurturing emotion in self and others. Intensely desires security & stability, is never satisfied with depth of family bonding. Can never have enough opportunity to give and receive parental love and care. Yet, the native is by nature emotionally fluctuating & changing every day. Highly unstable parent. Will often make a great display of parenting, or patriotism, or both - but the display is intended to attract attention and create opportunities for deeper sensual experience. It is not a display of contentment. Can develop a parent complex, taking care of everyone within reach. Has a special attraction to those who are 'separated' from their roots: destitute, homeless, and stateless. Can become extremely focused on protecting their family, home and homeland from invaders - psychic or physical. Yet, the native also seeks public validation of the parenting role, in which the native feels unstable.
|RAHU IN SIMH (LEO) :|
Ethical leadership entitlement. Rahu magnifies rational, philosophical attitude & confidence that one's view is correct. Desires attention, recognition of their social & ethical worth. Can become extremely focused on glamorous companions, celebrity events, etc. Can be obsessed with personal appearance, media handling, their public image.
|RAHU IN KANYA (VIRGO) :|
Communicative relationship entitlement. Rahu magnifies analytical tendencies and can lead to obsession with details, with clear articulation, exquisite writing, with cleanliness, with health. Wants to be exhaustively thorough, yet in their passion for completeness can overlook essentials. Can be driven perfectionists.
|RAHU IN TULA (LIBRA) :|
Balance & design entitlement. Rahu magnifies a passion for good design, harmonious relationships, and social order. Will take risks, with surprising energy, to achieve their goal of beautifully balanced, equitable social arrangements. Can become obsessed with formal aesthetic issues, balancing multiple relationships, and keeping up a flawless public appearance.
|RAHU IN VRISHIK (SCORPIO) :|
Competition & vitality entitlement. Rahu magnifies manipulative & secretive behaviors. Wants substantial but anonymous, hidden power. Gives desire to assume & maintain control, occultism, fascination with the cycle of birth & death, potentially deep healing powers. Can become extremely focused on the discovery or recovery process.
|RAHU IN DHANU (SAGITTARIUS) :|
Wisdom & expansion entitlement. Rahu magnifies optimism & humanistic faith in empowerment through education. Can be an obsessive coach that believes passionately in their athletes, or a bootstrapping teacher who transforms wayward youth. Can be obsessed with religious faith, to the point of fanaticism over even a compulsive gambler betting on the dark horse. Maintains a positive vision through excessive faith.
|RAHU IN MAKAR (CAPRICORN) :|
Structure, position, ranking, & social justice entitlement. Rahu magnifies the desire for respectability and prestige, which can make their style simple & unassuming. Rahu will take risks in pursuit of Shani's conventional goals, so this is a complex & often ironic placement. Crave leadership & position. Can become obsessed with notable achievement, to the point of taking individual credit for the work of a group.
|RAHU IN KUMBH (AQUARIUS) :|
Scientific, conceptual, ideological structure & large-system regulatory entitlement Rahu magnifies the desire to promote a visionary worldview, showing the connections between all things. Often working at cross-purposes with their own goals; promoting a viewpoint that they personally don't believe, because they are hooked into a network of people who pay them to serve as a mouthpiece for the worldview. Contradictory folk. Their vision may be authentic or fraudulent. If they're making a good profit from promoting an exclusive or negative ideology, look out.
|RAHU IN MEEN (PISCES) :|
Wisdom & expansion entitlement. Rahu magnifies the desire to seek sanctuary in the world of intuitive, private perceptions. Likes foreign travel. Increases the psychic capabilities. Can amplify childlike play or paranoia, depending on the supporting planets. Prone toward clandestine activities, whether these are disappearing into an ashram for a week of prayer, traveling incognito, or conducting unauthorized espionage. Depends which spirits they are channeling.