Ketu is the retrograde planet and has its own mythical story. After Lord Vishnu beheaded asura Rahu, the remaining body Ketu was left. Hence, planet Ketu is known to be a shadow planet or half planet. He mainly represents all the karmic accumulations such as good or bad, supernatural events and forces, and spirituality. Ketu is considered both malefic and benefits as it is bound to give mental unsoundness, loss or sorrow while on the other side it gives wisdom, intelligence, penetrating insight, fantasy, and psychic abilities.
Ketu and its relation with the houses
6th house is mainly considered to be a 'Pucca Ghar' for Ketu It gives its high effect when in 5th, 9th or 12th house and its harmful effect in 6th and 8th house. The main time of Ketu is dawn and it represents a Sunday. Ketu represents the opposite node of Ketu, in the tail of the serpent and its colors are white and black. Venus and Rahu are its friends, whereas Moon and Mars are its enemies. 42 years is the age of Ketu. Some people also believe that Ketu resides in the bed which is given by the in-laws for the birth of a son and its effect can never be inauspicious.
Importance of Ketu
The main importance of planet Ketu is astrologically significant as the forces show spiritual and karmic influences in the birth chart of your life. He is also responsible for the lunar eclipse. If you pray to Lord Ketu, he is believed to give unexpected and sudden results. So, he can have both negative and positive effects of any work or your overall life.
If the Ketu is benefited according to your horoscope, it can bring prosperity to the individual's life, wisdom, intelligence, spiritual heights, and good health. However, a negative one can result in derangement, material loss, anxiety and worries, depression, and poor concentration.
Solution for Ketu
People suffering from the ill-effects of Ketu can bathe the products related to it every Tuesday. The Ketu remedies include the Graha Shanti Puja, chanting Mantras, doing Siddha Yantra puja of Ketu, Yajna and homam and many other Vedic remedies for Ketu Dosha. There are many gemstones which can help in reducing the effects or weaken the Ketu.
You can take help from a learned Priest or Purohits to guide you in a much better way of seeking the blessings of Lord Ketu. You can also perform Lord Ketu puja from our well-versed purohit.