Different Types of Yoga/Dosha Formed By Rahu

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by Ron Sombilon Gallery

In astrology Rahu and Ketu are not regarded as substantial heavenly bodies with an observable body, shape or mass like other seven planets. They are described as shadow planets by Indian astrologers. Westerners have named them dragon’s head [Rahu] and dragon’s tail [Ketu].

Though Rahu is considered as a malefic planet by astrologers, it is capable of producing the results caused by the combination of the sign lord, star lord and sub lord.

Certain position/association of Rahu produces specific yoga’s and dosha in the horoscope, creating a pattern of specific predictive events in one’s life.


All the seven planets are posited between Rahu and Ketu axis. This yoga creates obstacles, hindrance and difficulty in native’s life. It yoga makes a person industrious, hardworking, aware of one’s own ability- despite mental restlessness.

It raises the natives to top positions in their respective fields provided of course other auspicious Yoga’s are also present in the chart.

The natives may get betrayed by trusted friends and even relatives.

Grahan or Eclipse yoga:

This yoga formed when the luminaries Sun/Moon combined with Rahu.

This yoga creates unstable mentality, phobias, psychosis in the native. Sun with Rahu indicates difficulty through Government officials, litigation and loss of profession and prestige.

Moon and Rahu combination induces worry, anxiety and inferiority complex in the native.

Angarak yoga:

Mars and Rahu combined in a house. Difference with owns brother is indicated. Create anger, jealousy, and hatred in the native besides excess of body heat.

This yoga gives a burning personality with angry disposition.

Such people speak blunt, killing truth right on the face.

The native may act brutal, ruthless and insensitivity.

Chandal yoga:

Jupiter combined with Rahu creates chandal yoga. This yoga creates many obstacles and hindrance in the life of native. vestibular . There might be possibility of being cursed by the mentor or guru in the past lives. The native acts immorally and perform many misdeeds.

Due to lust for excessive materialistic life the native often misuses his position and authority.

Pitra- dosha:

This yoga formed when Rahu combined with Sun in 2nd /9th house. This yoga indicates possibility of curses/sins/sufferings of ancestors of present/past lifes. This yoga creates unexplained sufferings, loss of progeny, mysterious diseases, and disgrace in native’s life.

Cyclic occurrence of negative thoughts, bad deeds and sudden unexplained events in one’s life indicate pitra-dosha. Beside mental and physical problems this yoga causes spiritual hindrance in one’s life.

Nand yoga:

This yoga is formed when Rahu and Saturn combined in a house. Rahu is the friend of the deprived. This yoga induces contradiction and frustration in the personality.

It denotes excessive rigidity and orthodoxy of the native. Under pressure of the karmic bondage of this yoga, one is forced to take major risks in a conservative and punitive environment.

Inconsistency, indecision and frustration are caused by this yoga. The native have to face constant betrayal and fraud.

Jadattva yoga:

Rahu combined with Mercury. Native has to face many economical and social problems in life. His common sense and intelligence get impaired.

This yoga induces weak memory and neurosis problems in the native.

The native has traits of lying; harmful intent and trickery. Towing Denver . He may have quality of quick thinking and communication skills.




Geeta Jha is a spiritual healer, an astrologer and a dedicated disciple of reiki-pranic and huna mystics. She has been helping people with spiritual healing and astrology for over ten years.

Originally posted 2011-12-06 16:28:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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4 Comments for “Different Types of Yoga/Dosha Formed By Rahu”

  1. Up until now, all I have read on this article is extremely boring, and seems to be written by writers that lack education. You’ve done a very good job conveying your passion with accurate information.

  2. Thank you for writing this article in your own unique way. I’ve been hoping to find clear information like this. You really helped clear up a lot of my confusion.

  3. I got combination of rahu+chandra+budh in tenth house of my kundli.i have kark[cancer] lagna.pls suggest something.lack of confidence is my biggest problem. is there any remedy?

  4. I never realized there were so many types of yoga. Thanks for sharing this post it was really interesting.
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