Ketu – Astrological Characteristics of Ketu

Ketu – The Dragon’s Tail – South Node

South Node or Ketu is on number nine in Planets in Astrology. It is called a Chhaya Graha, a shadowy planet in Indian Vedic. On one hand, Ketu identifies with Karma, gives the consequences of the deeds you acted in a previous existence, and on the other, it identifies with otherworldliness, freedom, and dominance over mysterious and secrets of life. It is the planet of separation; it removes things.

Transit in Each Sign18 months
DirectionSouth lunar node
GemstoneCat’s Eye
DaySaturday, Tuesday
ColorSmokey Grey
TemperamentHot, Furious
Astrological Characteristics of Ketu

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Astrological Characteristics of Ketu

Be that as it may, there is more profound importance to what we have said here. Rahu represents materialistic inclinations while South Node is about unadulterated separation and freedom from the illusionary satisfaction of life. At the point when negative, South Node can cause mental disarranges, peculiar inclinations, lunacy, unhinging, tension, strain, criminal propensities, etc.

Astronomical facts about Dragon’s Tail

Ketu isn’t a genuine planet. It is a reference point in the sky, which doesn’t have a physical personality yet resembles a dark gap. At the point when Moon is proceeding onward its course from South to North, where it meets with the ecliptic, the Sun’s obvious way that point is alluded to as Rahu. What’s more, when Moon is on its southerly path, where it crosses the ecliptic is called South Node.

These two focuses are not stationary but rather moving consistently, around 19 degrees and 30 minutes yearly. The total upheaval around the Earth takes as much as 18.5 years. The South Node in Vedic is likewise called the South Node of the Moon and in Hindu folklore, it is alluded to as the tail of the winged serpent supposedly.

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