A more detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Exalted Planets Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Exalted Rahu in Second House
Rahu is exalted in Taurus as well as in Virgo. For the sake of this discussion, we’ll consider both these placements of Rahu. Exalted Rahu is benefic in the second house in some cases whereas it turns malefic in some cases. The influences of other benefic and malefic planets on Rahu and the overall theme of horoscope are important criteria when it comes to decide the functional nature of Rahu in a horoscope.
As the number and strength of benefic or malefic planets influencing Rahu in a horoscope increases, Rahu 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 exalted Rahu in the second house when it is benefic. Benefic exalted Rahu in the second house of horoscope can bless the native with good results related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, profession, finances, fame, reputation and several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope.
Looking at profession, exalted Rahu in the second house of horoscope can help the native achieve success as an astrologer, numerologist, tantric, hypnotist, magician, psychic, healer, spiritual guru, philosopher, researcher, analyst, discoverer, scientist, mathematician, astronaut, astronomer, politician, diplomat, singer, actor, writer, painter, sculptor, musician, dancer, sportsman, architect, fashion designer, dress designer, video game designer, software developer, IT professional, web developer, 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 industry, music industry, book industry, sports industry, media industry, finance industry, education industry, coaching industry, advertisement industry, marketing industry, event management industry, matrimonial industry, software industry, IT industry, investment industry, health industry, pharmaceutical industry, fitness industry, travel industry, food industry, hotel industry, airline industry, cosmetic industry, real estate industry, ecommerce industry, telecom industry, internet industry, website industry, social media industry, manufacturing industry or some other type of professional, depending on his overall horoscope.
Such benefic exalted Rahu can bless the native with creative abilities. Hence he may achieve success in various types of creative fields, depending on his overall horoscope. Taking an example, suppose benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Taurus. Mercury is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn, benefic Sun is placed in the eleventh house in Aquarius, benefic Venus is placed in the ninth house in Sagittarius, Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio and Mars is placed in the third house in Gemini. In this case, the native may engage in the field of singing. He may become a professional singer though he may be a good dancer also. He may release music videos and he may sing as a playback singer for movies also. The native may achieve good amount of success, money, fame and recognition as a singer.
If benefic exalted Moon is placed in the second house in Taurus with Rahu, Jupiter is placed in the fifth house in Leo and benefic Saturn is placed in the third house in Gemini with Mars, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may sing, he may dance and he may write as well as compose also. It means he may write as well as compose some of his songs. The native may come across very good amount of success, money, fame and recognition as a singer/composer. The native may sing for movies, he may release music videos and he may deliver live performances among the audiences. He may win several formal awards for his singing performances. Depending on the finer factors and running times, the native may start a music company after the age of 40 and he may witness very good results through it.
Apart from these, benefic exalted Rahu in the second house of horoscope can bless the native with several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope. The placement of exalted Rahu in second house in Virgo is good for achieving success as a doctor, astrologer, government officer, banker, IT professional and software developer.
On the other hand, malefic exalted Rahu in the second house of horoscope can trouble the native with problems related to family, wealth, speech, marriage, profession, finances, reputation, health, lifespan and several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope. Such malefic exalted Rahu can develop criminal tendencies in the native. Hence the native may engage in immoral/illegal activities in order to earn money. For instance, if one such native becomes a doctor, he may conduct illegal procedures for money, like performing abortions when doing so is prohibited by law; or treating criminals without informing the police when he must. This may happen when the overall horoscope is negative but not highly negative. If the overall horoscope becomes highly negative, the native may become a professional criminal.
Taking an example, suppose malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the second house of a horoscope in Taurus. Ketu is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with Sun, Mars is placed in the fifth house in Leo, debilitated Jupiter is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn and Moon is placed in the twelfth house in Pisces. In this case, the native may become a professional criminal and he may engage in various types of crimes. He may engage in smuggling of various items, especially that of liquor and drugs. He may earn good or very good amount of money in the short run but he may ultimately get caught. The native may get convicted by a court of law and he may spend 7 years or more in prison, for the crimes committed by him.
If Saturn is placed in the fifth house in Leo with Mars, malefic Mercury is placed in the eighth house in Scorpio with Sun and Ketu, and Venus is placed in the tenth house in Capricorn with debilitated Jupiter, the equation may become worse. The native may become the head of a mafia organization which may primarily deal in drugs though it may deal in money laundering also. Native’s organization may smuggle drugs to several countries of the world and he may earn millions or even billions through this profession, depending on his overall horoscope and running times. However, all this may not last long and the native may get caught while dealing in drugs. He may get convicted by a court of law and he may spend 10 years or more in prison. If the finer factors and running times are very negative, the native may die before the age of 50 or even before the age of 40. He may get killed in an encounter with police or he may get murdered by another criminal.
Apart from these, malefic exalted Rahu in the second house of horoscope can trouble the native with several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope.