Ketu in all Houses of Navamsa Chart in Vedic Astrology
Ketu represents son or grandson in a native’s chart. In the physical body, Ketu rules ears, spine and muladhara chakra. When Ketu is in 5th, 9th or 12th houses, it bestows best benefits and the effect of Ketu is debilitated in the 6th and 8th houses. Ketu shows past life connections, spiritual pursuits, and wealth through spiritual connections in marriage. Ketu is a shadow planet -Chaya graha or pseudo planet and is often referred as the tail of a serpent/ Naga. Planets Venus and Rahu are friendly to Ketu; planets Moon and Mars are inimical. Knowing Ketu’s placement in the Navamsa chart gives detailed information on its impact on native’s marriage life and spiritual pursuits. To understand more on Ketu, the position and strength of the lord of the house Ketu is located should also be analyzed in a Navamsa chart.
Ketu in 1st House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in ascendant of Navamsa chart makes the natives magnetic and charming. They love being in the nature and explore outdoor activities. They are keen on earning life experiences than wealth or assets. The native receives numerous proposals due to their charming personality beyond comprehension. The native marries a physically and emotionally dominant spouse. The spouse will be a successful entrepreneur. The native’s spouse is someone with who the native has enormous past life debt to resolve with. The native prioritizes their spouse needs and desires.
There may be challenges due to their children especially emotional challenges. They child often feels distant from the native and hardly expresses their love towards the native- parent. If Ketu is malefic in this house, the native may have poor will power and no affinity towards worldly pleasures. They also have poor judgement when it comes to relationships due to this, they get cheated on in their love life. In some extreme cases, the native may be afraid of physical relationships and marital commitments. They may remain celibate in their life.
Ketu in 2nd House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in this house gives mixed results. The native may feel distant from their family members. They are raised by their grandparents in the early stage of their childhood, sometimes even until they reach teenage. They may grow up to be vulnerable grumpy people. Ketu makes then worry too much about money and status. They may discontinue their education mid way. Yet, they have a innate knack with learning languages and means of communication. There may be many hiccups in love life. If Jupiter well aspects this house, Ketu can convert all the negative aspect into positive aspects. Native may marry someone who can love selflessly and supports native to become a successful person in life.
Generally, spiritual ascension and yoga are suggested as best ways to navigate through Ketu impact in this house. If Ketu is malefic in this house, the native may have slurred speech. The spouse may feel being let down by the native. There could be frequent ego issues. There are chances of having children with developmental disorders.
Ketu in 3rd House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the third house natives are well built, tall, and sensual people. These natives tend to overpower everyone in their friends circle and their siblings/cousins. There may be perennial issues with younger siblings. The natives receive good gains through religious and spiritual activities. Ketu promotes great success on native’s career. There could be a lot of travel due to their career. The native may meet their life partner during their business travel. They go onto their dating life for a longtime. They decide to get married late in their life also due to their career related travels.
If Ketu is benefic in the 3rd house along with Mars in the 12th house, the native will an early marriage and have a child preferably a son before the age of 24. The birth of the son will be beneficial for native’s wealth and life span of the parents. If Ketu is ruined in this house, the native may lose wealth due to litigation issues. The spouse may face issues from siblings of the native.
Ketu in 4th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in this house makes the natives God fearing and pious. They will be spiritually lucky for their father. Often the natives are born after sincere worship or blessings from their Guru. In some cases, the native will be blessed with a son after blessings from their spiritual Guru. When Ketu is under benefic affliction, the native will be gentle, calm and well grounded in their emotions. These natives make great marital partner and a wonderful parent. The native will make massive wealth until the age of 46, after which they may set their eyes on spiritual enlightenment. The native will meet people in mysterious ways. They make friends with those people and they turn into long term, strong relationships. Ketu aids in dissolving past life karma through these connections.
Since 4th house belongs to planet Moon who is inimical to Ketu, this placement can offer meagre benefits. The native lack maternal love at a young age, they may be raised by their stepmother. They might not be interested in marriage and have poor focus in their married life. Benefic aspects from benevolent planets and Moon under benefic aspect are mandatory to receive good from Ketu in fourth house.
Ketu in 5th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu’s influence from the fifth house makes the native innately intelligent, sharp, and ambitious in their life. Their career will witness success through their power of imagination. The natives have a sharp tongue and hurts people with their words. They may be extremely emotional about silly things and delineate from risks of life. It is quite hard for them to feel real love, their emotions are superficial and too outward. They love enjoying worldly pleasures with their spouse. But they fail to take any responsibility towards the marriage. They expect their spouse to take accountability of domestic life. The couple will have many children of same gender.
If the native is female, they have cesarean surgery for every childbirth. They often start their life as highly pious and religious individual, after the age of 36 or 38 they may reject all forms of worship. If Ketu is weak in this house, the native’s children might face troubles. If Ketu is ruined in this house, the native may not have children. They may spend much of their wealth towards this medical reason.
Ketu in 6th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in 6th house is a moderate placement in a Navamsa chart. This house belongs to Mercury and Ketu is inimical to Mercury. The natives with this placement sail through life without financial issues, but face people issues. Most people they meet often turn into enemies with no particular reason. If Ketu is good in this house, it helps in receiving family inheritance through aunts or maternal uncles. If Ketu is weak, the inheritance may be avoided. Ketu diminishes all flaws of the native through marital association. The native’s spouse often becomes the rock in the native's life. They lay stubborn foundation for the native to cherish marital love. Children of the native may reject the family life or disregard family traditions.
If Venus is associated with Ketu in this house, the native may never marry but has many lovers or sexual partners without commitments. They will be fickle-minded and their volatile personalities do not help them find a marital partner.
Ketu in 7th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in seventh house denotes native is highly inclined to spirituality and does not prefer commitments or responsibilities. They have deeply spiritual and philosophical approach towards everything. If Ketu is benefic in this house, the native will be born in a rich family and does not have to work in their life to make money. This means that the native chooses someone with who they feel connected on the soul level. They do not settle until they find that someone. It is important that they feel one in both physical and spiritual world. Both the native and the spouse might be interested in occult sciences and tantric practices. Generally, the spouse will be a doctor or a medical professional in alternative/holistic medicines. If aspected by Jupiter, they will do generous medical contributions to the society.
If Ketu is debilitated in this house or if Rahu is present in the first house of Navamsa chart, the native will be highly detached from worldly pleasures and often have taken this birth only to dissolve their previous life’s bad karma. In some cases, it also indicates that the spouse will have deep re-connection to the native’s bad karma and creates a channel to resolve the bondage.
Ketu in 8th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the eighth house natives are mostly loners and posses many hidden talents. These natives are naturally inclined to mysticism, tarot, and astrology. They love to learn about snakes, birds and other mystic beings. The native might fall in love with someone from their workspace or yoga class. The native and their lover may conceive before legally marrying each other. Or the native might marry someone who is a single parent -divorced with a child or windowed with a child. They often start as a parent in their marital life. The couples learn a lot of hidden spiritual secrets and techniques. If Venus is positively aspecting the house, the native will earn gains through their marriage.
If Ketu is weak in this house, the native may be very demanding from their spouse or vice versa. The spouse might demand luxurious life and other material. Physical pleasure from the native. The spouse may be affected by skin diseases or knee related problems in the later part of the marital life.
Ketu in 9th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the Ninth house is a good placement. These natives love to support and help downtrodden, poor people. They might follow spiritual organizations or do volunteer work very early from their life. These natives are highly intellectual and look for equivalent intellect and shrewdness in their partner. This delays the marriage and native patiently waits for a right match. They may meet their partner in their NGO work. The native spends a huge part of their life in foreign countries for spiritual reasons. The couple will have sons and when Moon or Venus is auspicious in the chart, Ketu in this house gives extraordinary results.
If Ketu is malefic in this house the native might lose their inheritance to their siblings or other relatives. The natives might develop a relationship with a close family member or a family friend that often ends with intervention from their family. If this house is negatively aspected by Rahu, the native suffers defamation or loss of wealth through this relationship.
Ketu in 10th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the Tenth house natives are great mentors and spiritual teachers. If Ketu is beneficial in this house, the native will be very lucky and be born in family with massive wealth. They are well coached by their father. Their father or grand father will be concerned about the native’s future and wellness. When Saturn is benefic in the 6th house of Navamsa with Ketu in 10th house, the native will be a popular athlete.
The native marries a person with many siblings and great spiritual background. The spouse will be of very forgiving nature and often lets go of their past deeds. The native earns a lot of wealth after their marriage with their partner. The native and their spouse are perceived as a spiritual couple. If Ketu is malefic in this house, the native’s father dies early. There might be challenges with vehicles. They may not be keen on doing things that the society demands. They may not look at securing a high paying job, a house or a kid even sometimes. But they understand hindrances or obstacles in life that may affect their spiritual life.
Ketu 11th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the 11th house is a moderate placement. As a upachaya house, Ketu in this house of navamsa chart brings good benefits of material pleasures. These natives might have late success in their career. The native might do well in politics and sports career in the later part of their life. They make great best friends. Sometimes their friendships are often bonds from past incarnation. These natives are kind and generous people. they marry their best friend. They support and help their spouse in their life, career and even in spiritual ascension. The couple may have a late child. There are many positive outcomes in native’s life after their 40 years of age.
When Ketu is neutral in the house, the native may face ups and downs in marriage life but the marriage remains stable. If the seventh house is weak in the Navamsa chart, Ketu in this house can result in two marriages for the native. They lose their first wife to sickness or sudden accident. They may have a son from their first marriage.
Ketu in 12th House in Navamsa Chart
Ketu in the 12th house is an exalted placement. Ketu blesses wealth, authority, and happiness. These natives inherit great psychic abilities from their powerful family ancestors. They naturally possess interest in investigative research, psychology, and inner dimensions of the mind. Ketu aids in marrying a person with deep knowledge, clear conscience and clarity in life. The native’s spouse will be in a big career position. The couple may spend their time on good social services or creating opportunities for the oppressed. The native enjoys many comforts, benefits and luxuries of life. The native’s spouse will be very fond of animals. They may have a pet all through their lifetime. They will establish a NGO community service for animals.
When Ketu is malefic in the 12th house then the native and their spouse may not have any heir to their wealth. Instead, their life is all focused on spiritual enlightenment. Their spouse may desire to have children but often gets overrun by the native’s spiritual pursuits.
Frequently Asked Questions
When Ketu is placed in 6th or 8th houses, it brings moderate to no good results. Since these houses are ruled by planets that are inimical to Ketu, it may be moderate placement for Ketu.
When Ketu is in 5th, 9th or 12th houses, He bestows good benefits on the native’s marital life.
7th house Ketu in the Navamsa chart indicates that the spouse will be wealthy, spiritual, emotionally detached, and pious. Often it shows re-connection with their spouse due to heaps of past life Karma.