Rahu and Kethu transits on 23 September
By Kelum Gunatillake
Due to the transits of Rahu and Kethu on 23 September, those who are born to Cancer,Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn and Pisces will experience good results while Taurus, Gemini, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius mixed results. Meanwhile, Aqarius and Libra people should exercise control over their speech. Librans should be careful about interpersonal relations as well as their health as there could be stressful situations in their lives.
Those who get mixed results will come out with fresh ideas. Geminians can achieve success through foreign connections; however they have to be careful when travelling.
Although Leos will get promotions, they could face obstacles due to enemies.
Partnership businesses of Scorpios will be successful, although marital relations would be affected.
Aquarians will come to own vehicles. Their problem would be time management.
Cancerians will have economic benefits. Virgos will experience spiritual progress. Sagittarians will be able to subdue enemies and achieve success.
Capricorns will achieve success in competitive activities. Talents of pisces will improve and others would be attracted to them.
For malefic effects of Rahu Maha Dasha the following rituals would be helpful.
Grow a Vetakeiya plant in the south-west and water it in the morning and evening.
Offer Vetakeiya flowers. Offer clothes and food to the mentally ill.
It is good to be vegetarian or fast on Saturdays for Rahu effects and for Kethu effects on Thursdays. It is auspicious to perform Pooja for god Vishnu. Wear Hessonite garnet (Gomeda) for malefic effects of Rahu and for Ketu cat’s eye (Vairodi).
Talismans named Vishnu Aghora and Abhisambidana and Nagarjuna are also helpful. Disseminating Dhamma teachings and associating with the wise and learned people is also prescribed.
On 23 September Rahu would be leaving Gemini and entering Taurus which is dominated by it. Ketu would be transiting Scorpio from Sagittarius.
It is after 18 years that Rahu and Kethu are transiting their ruling signs. Earlier, Rahu transitted Taurus in February 2002. This change, taking place after 18 years would bring immense changes in the country and the world at large.
According to Astrology Taurus is allocated the second house. As Rahu and Kethu are posited in the 2nd and the 8th, there would be further problems in the world economy. However comparatively the situation would be better than in the past. The second is the house of wealth. People would be more interested in securing wealth and achieving self sufficiency. Economists would be voicing their views more.
There could be changes of laws in the world. The strength of world powers would fluctuate. Stability of the world economy would be affected. Danger from cyclones is indicated which would mostly affect North and South America.
Many problems in the Aquarius horoscope of Sri Lanka as regards the constitution would be settled. Crises regarding houses, and premises would be effectively settled. A certain increase in local manufacture could be expected. However more caution is needed in managing the local economy. Landslide fear will increase during this period when Rahu is transiting the fourth House.