A more detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Debilitated Planets Part 3 (Revised Edition)’.
Debilitated Ketu in Twelfth 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 twelfth 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 twelfth house when it is benefic. Benefic debilitated Ketu in the twelfth house of horoscope can bless the native with good results related to creativity, special abilities, spiritual growth, profession, finances, fame, reputation, authority and several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Such benefic debilitated Ketu can make the native interested in fields like astrology and spiritualism. Hence the native may achieve success as an astrologer, tantric, hypnotist, magician, psychic, healer, palmist, tarot reader, numerologist, vastu expert, spiritual guru or some other likewise professional, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Taking an example, suppose benefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Taurus. Benefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with benefic Mercury, Venus is placed in the fifth house in Libra, benefic Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Pisces with Saturn, and Mars is placed in the ninth house in Aquarius. Benefic Jupiter may form Hamsa Yoga in the tenth house. In this case, the native may become an astrologer. He may spend many years in study of various aspects of astrology and he may start practicing as an astrologer, after the age of 30. The native may possess good knowledge and he may come across success, money and recognition as an astrologer.
If benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Sagittarius and benefic Moon is placed in the first house in Gemini, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may come across very good amount of success, money and recognition as an astrologer. The native may witness good results after the age of 35, better results after 40 and very good results after 50. He may write several articles and some books on various topics related to astrology, and he may achieve fame through them. The native may also appear on television programs. He may travel to several countries of the world for professional purpose, and he may benefit through such travels. The native may get married to a beautiful woman and he may enjoy a good marriage. He may also enjoy good health, and he may live beyond the age of 80.
Such debilitated Ketu can help the native achieve success as a philosopher, researcher, analyst, discoverer, scientist, engineer, mathematician, astronaut, astronomer, politician, diplomat, singer, actor, writer, painter, sculptor, musician, dancer, sportsman, architect, fashion designer, dress designer, video game designer, software developer, web developer, 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.
Apart from these, benefic debilitated Ketu in the twelfth 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 twelfth house of horoscope can trouble the native with problems related to profession, finances, reputation, spiritual growth, addictions, imprisonment, black magic and several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
Such malefic debilitated Ketu can make the native interested in various types of harmful substances, and he may get addicted to them, if his overall horoscope supports this result. It can also bend the native towards illegal/immoral activities, and he may become a professional criminal, if his overall horoscope is supportive.
Taking an example, suppose malefic debilitated Ketu is placed in the twelfth house of a horoscope in Taurus with Venus, and malefic debilitated Rahu is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with malefic Mars. Angarak Yoga is formed in the sixth house. In general, Venus is partly malefic in horoscopes with Gemini ascendant. It is placed in a difficult house and it is afflicted by malefic Ketu. Hence Venus may turn significantly/highly malefic, and the overall combination in the twelfth house may turn duly malefic. The concept of various planets exhibiting tendencies to be benefic or malefic on the basis of the houses they rule in a horoscope has been explained in the chapter ‘Gemstones for House Lords’ of the book ‘Gemstones: Magic or Science? (Revised Edition)’.
Suppose debilitated Mercury is placed in the tenth house in Pisces with benefic Sun, and benefic Moon is placed in the fifth house in Libra. In this case, the native may get addicted to harmful drugs, and he may also become a criminal. He may get caught and he may spend 5 years or more in prison. If Jupiter is placed in the sixth house in Scorpio with Mars and Rahu; and Saturn is placed in the twelfth house in Taurus with Venus and Ketu, the equation may become worse. Guru Chandal Yoga is formed in the sixth house. In this case, the native may become a hardcore criminal and he may consume drugs in heavy quantities. The native may spend 15 years or more in prison, and he may even die inside prison. The native may die because of drug overdose or due to a serious health condition caused by drug abuse.
Apart from these, malefic debilitated Ketu in the twelfth house of horoscope can trouble the native with several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.