New Delhi, 09 July. Rahu and Ketu are two such planets which may not be directly visible in the universe but their influence is widespread. These two are shadow planets, that is why they stay like shadows with all the planets at all times. They suddenly give good or bad results to the person according to his horoscope. Kaal Sarp Dosh is also formed from Rahu and Ketu. If they sit with Sun or Moon, they make life miserable by creating solar eclipse defect, lunar eclipse defect. If Rahu sits with Mars, then creating Angarak Yoga gives many kinds of troubles to the native. It is not that Kirahu-Ketu only do bad things. If they are in an auspicious position, they also give life to the person like a king.
In the scriptures, many remedies have been given for the happiness of Rahu-Ketu, but the fastest way to give results is to observe their fast. For the peace of Rahu and Ketu, there is a law to fast for 18 Saturdays. Wearing black colored clothes for the fast of Rahu, chant 18, 11 or 5 rounds of the mantra Om Bhram Bhrin Bhraun Sa: Rahave Namah Mantra and Om Sram Streem Strons: Ketve Namah: Mantra for Ketu. At the time of chanting, keep water, Durva and Kusha in a vessel with you. After chanting, offer them to the root of peepal. Use kusha in the chanting of Durva and Ketu in the chanting of Rahu.
Eat sweet churma, sweet roti, revdi, Bhuja and black sesame items in the food according to the time. Keep a lamp of ghee in the root of Peepal tree at night. After the completion of 18 fast, do Udyapan of the fast. Take the blessings of Brahmins by offering them food and offering them proper donations and dakshina.
Fast on 18 Saturdays for the peace of Rahu-Ketu. read details here.
Story first published: Saturday, July 9, 2022, 8:01 [IST]