Ketu in Eighth House

Ketu in the eighth house blesses you with a very strong & deep intuition, makes you courageous & undertake risky assignments at work. A positive Ketu in the 8th house may bless you with great mental & healing power, which you may use to help others.

Ketu in Eighth House


Usual effects of Ketu in 8th House

Ketu in the 8th house blesses you with a very strong and deep intuition; you may even foretell events. You may use this extraordinary power to help people, including your near and dear ones.

Your profound desire towards occult science may develop your interest in taking this up as a profession and you may do exceedingly well in case you opt for it. You may acquire deep knowledge on the subject and use it for the benefit of others.

The 8th house is connected with suddenness that you may face in activities or events taking place in your life. This house also relates to accidents and mishaps that may occur. Your sexual intentions and inclinations are also governed by this house. Secretive desires, your inclination towards secretive things in life including associated profession are seen from this house. Your desires and inclinations for getting associated with occult science is also reflected by this house.

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Ketu in this house would make you courageous and undertake risky assignments at work which may put you in good terms with your peers and seniors alike. You will be very dedicated and hard working at the professional front. This may give you good and expected results in your career and may take you high in your chosen field. Stability in career may also bring a stable financial state for you.

This position makes you prone to accidents, hence you need to be careful. Taking part in adventure sports and driving need to be curtailed and only if necessary. You may face sudden incidents that may inflict injuries.


Positive Ketu

A positive Ketu in the 8th house may bless you with great mental and healing power, which you may use to help others. You may be blessed with a good character which people will be proud of. Your hard-working abilities will earn you a good name in your profession. You may receive the appreciation of people to whom you extend your selfless help and kind support when they are in situations where they need help.

Negative Ketu

A negative Ketu in the 8th house makes you prone to accidents and gives you a liking for sports and adventure, which may however add to the risk of accidents. Your secretive intentions may sometimes put you in adverse situations, coming out of which may be very difficult.


Some notable sign placements for Ketu in 8th House

  • Ketu-Taurus: Ketu is debilitated in Taurus. It makes you an independent person but attached to your roots; gives you a feeling of detachment and, at the same time, you do not want to disconnect. Here, Ketu gives you a compassionate nature. You want to speak a lot at times, and there are times when you like to be isolated and quiet. It makes you face difficulties in acquiring comforts in life and strained relationship with your partner and family. It makes you adamant. If debilitated Ketu is posited in the 8th house, it will give you an interest in occult science and you may even take it up professionally.
  • Ketu-Scorpio: Ketu in Scorpio is in exalted position and it makes you a researcher. You like to do things by yourself and not depend on anyone. It can also make you a little mysterious, difficult to understand. You will be bold enough to take decisions out of the box. With strong determination and hard work, you will do extremely well in life and achieve success. You have an inclination towards occult and mystical sciences. If exalted Ketu is posited in the 8th house, it will make you a good astrologer or give you an interest in mystic knowledge, you will want to learn about hidden things.


Common yoga positions possible with Ketu in 8th House

  • Kulika Kalsarpa Yoga: It is formed when Ketu is in the 8th house, Rahu is in the 2nd house and all planets are gripped between the Rahu-Ketu axis. This generally is not an auspicious yoga, it may bring some health related issues which will keep troubling you. Your financial front may also be influenced adversely and some stress in family relations will be experienced.
  • Grahan Yoga: When Sun or Moon combines with Ketu, this yoga is formed. When Sun is involved in forming this yoga, then you may get troubles related to government or may get involved in court cases. When it is formed with Moon, then it may bring mental strain and depression and you may not be in the right frame of mind to take decisions.


Famous people with Ketu in 8th House

Dharmendra: A famous Indian movie actor, popular for his roles in movies such as ‘Phool aur Kante’ and ‘Sholay’, his 8th house Ketu has brought him immense success and accolades, including one of India’s highest civilian awards - Padma Bhushan - and a Filmfare for lifetime achievement.

Naveen Patnaik: An Indian politician, he serves as the current Chief Minister of Odisha. He also has good writing skills and has authored three books. Ketu with Venus in the 8th house in Scorpio has made him creative and hardworking, which has brought him immense success as one of the longest serving chief ministers in the country.

Rahul Gandhi: An Indian politician, he is the chairperson of Indian Youth Congress and a Lok Sabha member since 2004. He has been successful in winning the election with the grace of 8th house Ketu in Leo, which has given him the courage to stand as opposition.


Other notable people with Ketu in the 8th House

  • Salman Khan (Indian Actor & Film Producer)
  • Priyanka Chopra (Indian Actor)
  • Tiger Woods (American Golfer)


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