A more detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Debilitated Planets Part 3 (Revised Edition)’.
Debilitated Ketu in Second House
Ketu is debilitated in Taurus as well as in Virgo. For the sake of this discussion, we’ll consider both these placements of Ketu. Debilitated Ketu is benefic in the second house in some cases whereas it may turn malefic in some cases. The influences of other benefic and malefic planets on Ketu and the overall theme of horoscope are important criteria when it comes to decide the functional nature of Ketu in a horoscope.
As the number and strengths of benefic and/or malefic planets influencing Ketu in a horoscope increase, Ketu may become more benefic or malefic. The concept of benefic planets turning malefic due to influences of malefic planets, and the concept of malefic planets turning benefic due to influences of benefic planets have been explained in Manglik Dosh section of the book ‘Match Making and Manglik Dosh (Revised Edition)’.
Let’s look at some results which may be given by debilitated Ketu in the second house when it is benefic. Benefic debilitated Ketu in the second house of horoscope can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, memory, marriage, profession, finances, reputation, fame, authority and several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Such debilitated Ketu can render creative abilities to the native. Hence he may achieve success as a singer, actor, writer, painter, sculptor, musician, dancer, sportsman, architect, fashion designer, dress designer, video game designer, software developer, web developer or some other likewise professional, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Such debilitated Ketu can help the native achieve success as an astrologer, tantric, hypnotist, magician, psychic, healer, palmist, tarot reader, numerologist, vastu expert, spiritual guru, philosopher, researcher, analyst, discoverer, scientist, engineer, mathematician, astronaut, astronomer, politician, diplomat, IT professional, reporter, journalist, blogger, columnist, anchor, television show host, orator, speaker, teacher, coach, consultant, advisor, doctor, therapist, telecom officer, transport officer, revenue officer, administrative officer, police officer, army officer, fire-fighting officer, naval officer, air force officer, pilot, professional dealing in movie industry, television, music, book, sports, arms, media, finance, education, coaching, advertisement, marketing, event management, matrimonial, software, IT, investment, health, pharmaceutical, fitness, travel, food, hotel, airline, cosmetic, real estate, ecommerce, telecom, internet, website, social media, liquor, casino industry or some other type of professional, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example, suppose benefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Virgo with Jupiter. Benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Pisces with Moon, exalted Saturn is placed in the third house in Libra and benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini with benefic Mercury. Sun and Mercury may form Budhaditya Yoga in the eleventh house. In this case, the native may become an astrologer. He may spend many years in study of various aspects related to astrology and he may start practicing as an astrologer, around the age of 35. The native may witness good amount of success, money and recognition as an astrologer.
If benefic Venus is placed in the tenth house in Taurus and benefic exalted Mars is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn, the equation may become better. Benefic Venus may form Malavya Yoga in the tenth house. In this case, the native may possess good knowledge of astrology and he may come across a lot of success, money and recognition as an astrologer. The native may write several articles on various topics of astrology, he may appear on several television programs; and he may achieve fame through them. If the finer factors and running times are supportive, the native may become one of the most famous astrologers of his time. He may travel to several countries of the world and he may benefit through such travels. The native may get married to a woman who may be an architect or interior designer, and he may enjoy a good marriage.
Apart from these, benefic debilitated Ketu in the second house of horoscope can bless the native with several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
On the other hand, malefic debilitated Ketu in the second house of horoscope can trouble the native with problems related to profession, finances, reputation, family, speech, health, addictions and several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Such malefic debilitated Ketu can trouble the native with a difficult childhood, and it can also render various types of addictions to the native. Taking an example, suppose malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Virgo with malefic Moon. Grahan Yoga is formed in the second house. Malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the eighth house in Pisces with Mars, Venus is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini and malefic Saturn is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio. Angarak Yoga is formed in the eighth house. In this case, the native may witness a troubled childhood, primarily due to problems between his parents. He may engage in bad company in order to escape from family problems, and he may get addicted to alcohol, tobacco and harmful drugs. Such substances may trouble the native with various types of health problems and they may reduce his lifespan. The native may die before the age of 55 or 50, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
If Jupiter is placed in the third house in Libra, and Mercury is placed in the twelfth house in Cancer with Venus, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, the native may consume harmful drugs in heavy quantities as well as on regular basis, from young age. Hence he may suffer from serious health problems and he may die before the age of 40, 35 or 30, depending on the finer factors and running times. The native may die because of drug overdose.
Apart from these, malefic debilitated Ketu in the second house of horoscope can trouble the native with several other types of problems, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.