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Mahadasha of Ketu


We all tend to experience the Mahadasha of Ketu sooner or later in life. This stretch of the Ketu Mahadasha lasts for a period of seven years. This time span of Mahadasha of Ketu is considered to influence intense spirituality in native’s life. The changes it brings are almost transformative for people. Like all Mahadashas, the Ketu Mahadasha as well can have benefic or malefic impact in a native’s life. It mostly depends upon the placements of planets in one’s horoscope to define the kind of impact the Mahadasha of Ketu will have on a Native’s life.

Benefic Results of Mahadasha of Ketu

Ketu tends to detach natives from worldly and materialistic possessions. While the house in which Ketu is placed becomes the prime focus, there is a focus on spirituality, the core if Ketu’s influence.

Below are the positive effects that the Ketu Mahadasha is likely to bring to a native’s life, if rightly placed:

1) Imagination

The Mahadasha of Ketu tends to bring an enhanced imaginative power in the natives. They are able to create, imagine, relate and feel liberated in their thought process.

2) Longevity

During the Mahadasha of Ketu, the longevity of a person’s life is also impacted in a positive way. It increases the time span of the native’s life.

3) Spirituality

During the Mahadasha of Ketu, your spiritual prowess will increase. Natives get engaged in developing better understanding of spiritual texts, sermons and meditation in general. They develop introspective streak and get detached from materialistic world and riches. Visit to spiritual places also occurs.

4) Career Enhancement

Ketu Mahadasha also tends to uplift the career of the native. Under the influence of Ketu, natives are also usually blessed with Raj Yoga in their live, a yoga wherein all their pursuits become their successful best.

Malefic Results of Mahadaha of Ketu

In the circumstance where the Ketu is debilitated or is unfavorably placed in the sixth, eighth and twelfth house or is affected by malefic planets like Mars, Saturn, etc., the Mahadasha of Ketu will have a pejorative impact during its period. It is likely to have the below mentioned malefic impact:

1) Marital Issues

The natives are likely to face problems in their married life.

There could also be family issues or a sudden demise of a person.

2) Loss of Wealth

Ketu Mahadasha also brings loss of wealth and makes the natives privy to accidents. Losses in business are also very likely.

3) Hurdles

There will be hurdles in a native’s pursuit of education or higher studies. Natives will face constant hurdles and hindrances in their education.

4) Health Issues

In the circumstance of a malefic Ketu, it tends to affect the native’s mental health. This period can be featured with physical distress, mental restlessness, fever, head ache and diseases pertaining to the heart.

Remedies for Ketu Mahadasha

The impact of Mahadasha of Ketu can be lessened by exercising a few remedies to lessen its negative impact. Below are some remedies for Ketu Mahadasha:

- The native must worship Lord Ganesha. Recitals of Ganesha Dwadasanama Stotra, Ketu Strotram , Ganesh Chalisa, Shiva Panchakshari Stotra for Ketu graha shanti are very helpful.

- 17000 times japs of Ketu Beeja Mantra, as stated below:

- ऊं स्‍त्रां स्‍त्रीं स्‍त्रौं स: केतवे नम:

- Donation of black mustard seeds or mustard oil on Thursday

- Fasting on Thursday with absolutely cutting down on salt intake on fast day

- Prepare or donate in a dog shelter.

- Care for your maternal grandparents and offer them respect

- Wear a cat’s eye gemstone (guidance of astrologer suggested before buying one)


Hence, a Mahadasha of Ketu can be a spiritual and introspective time in a native’s life. Understanding the clear demarcation between materialistic and spiritual things, natives are able to decipher the line. This period can be featured with positive or negative results based on multiple factors like the placement of other planets, degree of effect, etc. Should one have a malefic Ketu, donating mustard oil, preparing or contributing towards shelter for street dogs are a few quick remedies to lessen the impact. It can be a transformative period in a native’s life and a well placed Ketu can bring immense luck to one’s career and long life. It gives the natives a clearer perspective into things and imaginative abilities. Though malefic in nature in its own self, Ketu Mahadasha tends to bring a mixed set of results to its natives.

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