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Ketu In The Eighth House: Vedic Astrology


The 8th house is also considered to be malefic just like the 6th and 12th houses. Well, the 8th house in Vedic rules over areas like sudden and unexpected events, how long the person will live, the reasons for death and so on. It is the house of transformations, mystery, magic, wealth, accidents, gains, health, setbacks and so on As for Ketu, it is the planet which signifies saturation with all that is mundane and material and the shift towards spirituality. So, when Ketu is placed in the 8th house, the natives may be strongly inclined towards the metaphysical realms. These persons may have very strong intuition and psychic abilities. They are natural healers.

The Areas Affected Due to Ketu in the 8th House

  • Career and profession
  • Money and finance
  • Attitude towards life
  • Health and well-being

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Positive Traits/Impact

The placement of Ketu in the 8th house is positive for the mystical side of life. There is a strong chance that the native may adopt occultism as a profession. When Ketu is positively located, the natives can expect some sudden gains too.

The natives with Ketu in the eighth house will have a good character. Besides, they will be good at sports and can even take it as a career. They are dedicated to their job. They are brave and industrious. The natives having Ketu in the eighth house may find it very tough to refund the money which they have taken from somebody as a loan.

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Negative Traits/Impact:

The effects of Ketu in the 8th house gives the natives some fear deep inside. They do not express this fear before anyone and are always afraid to confront it. Some people around them will come to know about their situation. Also, as per the horoscope of Ketu in the 8th house, the male and female natives may be prone to injury or issues in the left leg later in life. Besides, these natives may fall from tall heights or meet with similar accidents. The natives may also face issues in the teeth and face later in life, may be in their 40s.

Ketu in the 8th house also makes the native susceptible to injuries due to firearms, weaponry, insects or animals. Chances of accidents exist too. Moreover, the person may also have to undergo surgeries in life. This position of Ketu can affect the health of the person and cause perineal diseases. Either the person has diseases that they want to keep secret or fall prey to health complications that are not easy to diagnose.

The presence of Ketu in 8th house from lagna may also cause injury or accident by a vehicle, animal, insects and reptiles. However, if Ketu is not under the influence of Saturn or Mars, the injury may be minor and easily curable.

On the other hand, if Ketu is in conjunction with Moon or Venus, particularly in a watery Rasi, there is a risk from water or food poisoning. Then the natives of Ketu in the 8th house may get piles (haemorrhoids) especially if there is a history of piles on the father’s or mother’s side, even two generations away. But fistula or related ailment would not need any family history. The problems of Ketu in the 8th house can be solved using proper remedies.

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The natives of Ketu in the 8th house should be cautious against any accidents, illnesses or mishaps as there is the possibility of natives facing any of them. Besides, they may have an inclination towards the spiritual and metaphysical realms. They can develop it and make it their strongest asset.

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Effects of Ketu in different houses

Ketu in 1st House | Ketu in 2nd House | Ketu in 3rd House | Ketu in 4th House | Ketu in 5th House | Ketu in 6th House | Ketu in 7th House | Ketu in 8th House | Ketu in 9th House | Ketu in 10th House | Ketu in 11th House | Ketu in 12th House

Importance of Houses in Astrology

1st House | 2nd House | 3rd House | 4th House | 5th House | 6th House | 7th House | 8th House | 9th House | 10th House | 11th House | 12th House

Importance of Planets in Astrology

Sun Planet | Moon Planet | Mars Planet | Mercury Planet | Venus Planet | Jupiter Planet | Saturn Planet | Nodes (Rahu and Ketu)

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