A more detailed version of this article is featured in the book ‘Exalted Planets Part 1 (Revised Edition)’.
Exalted Rahu in Tenth 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 tenth 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 tenth house when it is benefic. Benefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of horoscope can bless the native with good results related to profession, finances, fame, recognition, authority, credibility, visibility and several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope.
Looking at profession, exalted Rahu in the tenth 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.
The placement of benefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of a horoscope in Taurus is likely to make the native interested in creative fields. If his overall horoscope and running times are supportive, the native may engage in one such field and he may achieve success, recognition and fame. The native may become a singer, actor, musician, dancer, sportsman, architect, designer or some other type of creative professional, depending on his overall horoscope.
Taking an example, suppose benefic exalted Rahu is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Taurus. Exalted Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio along with benefic Mars. Benefic debilitated Sun is placed in the third house in Libra, benefic Venus is placed in the fifth house in Sagittarius and benefic Jupiter is placed in the eleventh house in Gemini. In this case, the native may engage in the field of acting. He may possess good acting talent, he may work in television programs as well as in movies, and he may come across success, money, fame and recognition. The native may specialize in the genres of romance and drama; and he may deliver some of his best performances in these genres. He may also receive some formal awards for his acting performances in some of his movies and television programs.
If benefic Mercury is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio with Mars and Ketu, Moon is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn and Saturn is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius, the equation may become better. In this case, the native may possess wonderful acting talent and he may witness very good amount of success, fame, money and recognition as an actor. He may work in mainstream movies and he may specialize in the genres of romance, drama and comedy though he may also perform well in the genre of action.
The native may witness some struggle during the early years of his career, but he may achieve more and more success with the passage of time. After the age of 40, he may rank among the top three movie stars of his time and he may earn billions through movies as well as through advertisement endorsements. The native may have a large number of fans throughout the world, he may tour around the world and he may receive several awards for brilliant performances in some of his movies. He may be especially popular among female audience, as he may be the most successful romantic star of his time.
Benefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of a horoscope in Virgo can bless the native with success through the field of software industry, IT industry, travel industry, event management industry, advertisement industry, marketing industry and matrimonial services, among other things.
Apart from these, benefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of horoscope can bless the native with several other good results, depending on his overall horoscope.
On the other hand, malefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of horoscope can trouble the native with problems related to profession, finances, reputation, credibility, court cases, litigations, penalties and several other bad results, depending on his overall horoscope.
Taking an example, suppose malefic exalted Rahu is placed in the tenth house of a horoscope in Taurus along with malefic exalted Moon. Malefic Ketu is placed in the fourth house in Scorpio, malefic Saturn is placed in the sixth house in Capricorn with Venus, benefic Sun is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius and debilitated Mercury is placed in the eighth house in Pisces. In this case, the native may face bad reputation and/or court cases through his field of profession. The native may get engaged in a scandal related to financial embezzlement or he may get involved in a sex scandal and he may face bad reputation along with a court case. He may go to prison, and he may stay there for 3 years or more, depending on his overall horoscope and running times.
If Jupiter is placed in the seventh house in Aquarius with Sun, and exalted Mars is placed in the sixth house with Saturn and Venus, the equation may become more troublesome. In this case, a woman who may be a colleague or acquaintance of the native may accuse him of raping her. A criminal case may be registered against the native, he may face a lot of bad reputation because of it and may have to spend one year or more in prison pending trail, before bail is granted. If the finer factors and running times are also negative in a specific way, the native may get convicted in the case and he may spend 7 years or more in prison.
Apart from these, malefic exalted Rahu in the tenth house of horoscope can trouble the native with several other problems, depending on his overall horoscope.