according to the author of Lal Kitab, represents son,
grandson, ear, spine etc. 6th house is considered to be
its 'Pucca Ghar.' It gives its exalted effect when in 5th,
9th or 12th house and its debilitated effect in 6th and
8th house. Dawn is its time and it represents Sunday. Ketu
represents the opposite node of Ketu, in the tail of the
serpent. Its colours are black and white. Venus and Rahu
are its friends, whereas Moon and Mars are its enemies .
Forty two years is the age of Ketu. Ketu is also
considered to be the bed. So the bed given by in-laws
after marriage is considered to be auspicious for the
birth of a son and as long as that bed is in the house,
the effect of Ketu can never be inauspicious.
in 1st House
Ketu is auspicious or benefic in this house, the native
will be laborious, rich and happy, but will always be
concerned and troubled because of his progeny. He may fear
frequent transfers or travels, but ultimately it would
always be postponed.
Ketu comes in 1st house in Varsha Kundli there may be
birth of a son or nephew. there may also be a long
journey. The native with Ketu in 1st house will always be
beneficial for his father and/or guru and causes
exaltation of Sun.
ketu in 1st house is malefic, the native would suffer from
headache. His wife would have health problems and would
have worries concerning kids. If 2nd and 7th houses are
empty then Mercury and Venus would also give bad results.
There would be travels, transfers with no gain. If Saturn
is malefic it would destroy father and guru.
Sun is in 7th or 8th house then after the birth of a
grandson the health would suffer. No alms should be given
in morning and evening.
Feed jaggery (gur) to monkeys.
2. Apply saffron as Tilak.
3. If offspring is troubled then donate a black and white
blanket to temple.
in 2nd House
house is affected by Moon, which is an enemy of Ketu. If
Ketu in 2nd house is benefic then one gets paternal
property. One has to travel a lot and his travels are
fruitful. Venus gives good results, irrespective of its
position. Moon would give bad results. If Sun is in 12th
house then one starts earning his livelihood after twenty
four years and is happy. If Jupiter is exalted along with
Ketu in 2nd house, then income would be in lacs of rupees.
If Ketu in 2nd house is malefic, then one has to travel to
dry areas. One cannot rest at one place and would be
wandering from place to place. Income may be good, but so
would be the expenditure. Thus net gain would be
negligible. If there is Moon or Mars in 8th house then
native's life would be short and he would have serious
problem at the age of sixteen or twenty years. If 8th
house is empty then Ketu would give malefic results.
Apply turmeric or saffron as tilak.
2. One should not be of loose character.
3. If one religiously visits temples and bows his head
then Ketu in 2nd house would give good
in 3rd House
house is affected by Mercury and Mars, both enemies of
Ketu. Number 3 would have an important role in the life of
the native. If Ketu in 3rd house is benefic then his
children would be good. The native would be god fearing
and a gentleman. If Ketu is in 3rd house and Mars is in
12th then the native has a son before 24th year of age.
The son would be good for wealth and longevity of the
native. The native with Ketu in 3rd house usually gets a
job, which entails long travels.
Ketu in 3rd house is malefic then native loses money in
litigation. He gets separated from his
wife/sisters-in-law. If such a native lives in a house
with its main gate facing south, he will have serious
problems regarding children. Such a native cannot say no
to any thing and so will always have worries. He will have
troubles from his brothers and will have to travel
Use saffron as tilak.
2. Wear gold.
3. Offer jaggery, rice in flowing water.
in 4th house
house belongs to Moon, which is an enemy of Ketu. If Ketu
is benefic in 4th house then the native is god fearing and
lucky for his father and guru. Son is born to such a
native only after getting the blessings of one's guru. The
son born lives long. Such a native leaves all his
decisions to God. If moon is in 3rd or 4th house the
result is benefic. Such a native is a good adviser and
will never have shortage of money. If Ketu is malefic in
this house then the native is unhealthy, his mother is
troubled, there is loss of happiness. One may suffer from
diabetes. A son is born after thirty six years of age.
Such a native has more daughters than sons.
Keep a dog.
2. Wear silver for peace of mind.
3. Offer yellow things in flowing water.
in 5th House
house belongs to Sun. It is also affected by Jupiter. If
Jupiter, Sun or Moon is in 4th, 6th or 12th house then
one's financial condition will be excellent and the native
will have five sons. Ketu becomes benefic by itself after
twenty four years of age. If Ketu in 5th house is malefic
then the native suffers from asthma. Ketu gives malefic
results till five years of age. Sons will not survive.
Livelihood starts after twenty four years of age. The
native is unlucky for ones sons.
Donate milk and sugar.
2. The remedies of Jupiter would be useful.
in 6th House
house belongs to Mercury. Ketu in 6th house is considered
debilitated. This is 'Pucca' house of Ketu. Here again the
effect of Ketu depends upon the nature of Jupiter. It
gives good result regarding son. The native is a good
Jupiter is benefic then the native has a long life and his
mother is happy and the life is peaceful. If any two of
the male planets viz Sun, Jupiter, Mars are in good
position then Ketu is benefic.
Ketu is malefic in 6th house then maternal uncle suffers .
The native has to suffer due to useless travels. People
turn into enemies without any reason. The native suffers
from skin diseases. If Moon is in 2nd house then mother
suffers and even the native's old age is troubled.
Wear golden ring in the finger of left hand.
2. Drink milk with saffron and wear gold in the ear.
3. Heat up a rod of gold and then dip it in milk. Then
It would restore mental peace, increase
longevity and is
good for sons.
4. Keep a dog.
in 7th House
house belongs to Mercury and Venus . If Ketu in 7th house
is benefic then the native gets the wealth of forty years
in twenty four years of age. The wealth increases in
proportion to the children one has. The native's enemies
are frightened of the native. If one has the help of
Mercury, Jupiter or Venus then the native is never
Ketu in 7th house is malefic then the native is usually
ill, makes false promises and is troubled by enemies till
thirty four years of age. If there are more than one
planet in Lagna then ones children are destroyed. If one
abuses then the native is destroyed. If Ketu is with
Mercury then after thirty four years of age the native's
enemies are destroyed by themselves.
Never make a false promise, be proud, or abusive.
2. Use saffron as Tilak.
3. In case of serious trouble use the remedies of Jupiter.
in 8th house
house belongs to Mars, which is an enemy of Ketu. If Ketu
in 8th house is benefic then the native begets a son at
thirty four years of age, or after the marriage of ones
sister or daughter. If Jupiter or Mars are not in 6th and
12th house then Ketu does not give malefic results.
similar effect is there when Moon is in 2nd house. If Ketu
in 8th house is malefic then the native's wife has ill
health. son will not be born, or may die. The native may
suffer from diabetes or urinary problem. If Saturn or Mars
are in 7th then the native is unlucky. In case of malefic
Ketu in 8th house the native's character determines the
health of his wife. After twenty six years of age the
family life suffers.
Keep a dog.
2. Donate a black and white blanket in any temple.
3. Worship lord Ganesha.
4. Wear gold in the ear.
5. Use saffron as tilak.
in 9th House
house belongs to Jupiter, which favours Ketu. Ketu in 9th
house is considered to be exalted. Such a native is
obedient and lucky. It increases ones wealth. If Ketu is
benefic then one earns wealth through ones own labour.
There will be progress but no transfer. If one keeps gold
brick in his house then wealth comes. The son of such a
native is able to guess the future. One spends a big part
of his life in foreign land. One has at least three sons
and if 2nd house is auspicious then Ketu gives excellent
results . If Moon is auspicious then the native helps his
mother's family. If Ketu in 9th house is malefic then the
native suffers from urinary problems, pain in back,
problem in legs. The native's sons keep on dying.
Keep a dog.
2. Establish a rectangular piece of gold anywhere in the
3. Wear gold in the ear.
4. Respect elders, specially father- in- law.
in 10th house.
house belongs to Saturn. The effect of Ketu here depends
upon the nature of Saturn. If ketu is benefic here then
the native is lucky, concerned about himself and
opportunist. His father dies early. If Saturn is in 6th
then one is a famous player. If one keeps on forgiving his
brothers for their misdeeds the native will go on
progressing. If the character of native is good then he
earns a lot of wealth. If Ketu in 10th house is malefic
then one suffers from urinary and ear problems. The native
has pain in bones. The domestic life is full of worries
and troubled if Saturn is in 4th house. Three sons would
Keep silver pot full of honey in the house.
2. Keep a dog, specially after forty eight years of age.
3. Avoid adultery.
4. Use the remedies of Moon and Jupiter.
in 11th House
Ketu is considered very good. It gives wealth. This house
is affected by Jupiter and Saturn. If Ketu is benefic here
and Saturn is in 3rd house, it gives enormous wealth. The
wealth earned by the native is more than his paternal
wealth, but one tends to worry about his future. If
Mercury is in 3rd it leads to Raj Yoga. If Ketu is malefic
here then the native has problem in his abdomen. The more
he worries about future, more troubled he is. grandmother
or mother of the native suffers, if Saturn is also
malefic. Then there would be no benefit from son or house.
Keep black dog.
2. Wear an onyx or emerald.
in 12th House
Ketu is considered to be exalted. The native is wealthy,
achieves a big position and spends on good works. If Rahu
is in 6th house, along with Mercury, then the effect is
even better. One has all the benefits and luxuries of
life. If Ketu in 12th house is malefic then one buys land
from an issueless person and the native becomes issueless
himself. If one kills dogs Ketu gives malefic results. If
2nd house has Moon, Venus or Mars, Ketu gives malefic
Worship Lord Ganesha.
2. Do not have a loose character.
3. Keep a dog.
and khand under the pillow for good night's sleep.