What does it mean to have Rahu in 8th house for Virgo or Kanya Ascendant or Lagna?

3 min readNov 6, 2022

Please Note: This is general prediction and results may vary based on aspects | conjunction | strength of planet, rashi placed etc.

Rahu is the north lunar node (ascending) and it along with Ketu is a “shadow planet” that causes eclipses. Rahu has no physical shape. It is an imaginary planet but considering the importance of Rahu in astrology, it has been allocated the status of the planet by Rishis. Rahu is known to confer malefic effects in general and is considered as a planet which induces laziness, delays, and hurdles in work. Rahu is known to reflect its shadow for 18 months in a zodiac. It can create confusion, depression and emotional imbalance if placed negatively in the horoscope. It is said that if Rahu sits in an auspicious position in the horoscope of a person, then luck is brightened. With this, the person attains sharp intellect. The native receives honour and fame in the society.

As we have known, Eighth house is commonly referred to as the the House of Death. It reveals what our relationships will bring to us and how we can get the most out of them. Just like its natural ruling planet Saturn (which stands for equality and justice), the 8th House stands for equal opportunity. It places death and rebirth on the same level and acknowledges the importance and viability of all three. Death and rebirth is a part of life. 8th house is house of secrecy, occult knowledge, longevity, transformation, In laws family, joint wealth with spouse etc.

So when Rahu is in 8th house for Virgo or Kanya Ascendant or Lagna it means, Your Rahu is in Aries sign which is a — sign for Rahu. Rahu is lord of 6th house and situated in 8th house. Rahu aspects 12th, 2nd, 4th house and aspected by NA. The present position of Rahu makes you physically strong. You will not get much to stay at your birth place, instead you will stay in foreign country, mostly. You will be respected by rulers, Government officials or religious saints.

You will be well known among people and respectable. You believe in doing good deeds. You will get good fortune between the age of 26 to 36 years. You may also get lots of money from royal people, but sometimes your money gets wasted in useless manner. However, you will be a wealthy person.

You will have lesser number of sons. You will have a happy old age. You will have prediction about many things of your life. But, the Rahu posited here gives you bad results of different types.

You may be coward or lazy to some extent. You may be an impatient and over-spoken person.

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