Rahu is signifies worldly desire, fame, greed, high intelligence, manipulation, obsessive behavior, foreigners. It is associated with the world of material manifestation along with the spiritual process of involution, or the engrossing of spirit in materialization. Rahu is instrumental in strengthening one’s power and converting even an enemy into a friend. Rahu in negative role represents master of deception who denote cheaters, pleasure seekers, operators in foreign lands, drug dealers, poison dealers, insincere & immoral acts, etc. Malefic rahu in individual’s horoscope causes harsh speech, falsehoods, uncleanliness, logical fallacy and makes him irreligious. Rahu is exalted in taurus(vrishabha) rashi and is debilitated in scorpio(vrischika) rashi.
It is benefic in mithun(gemini) rashi and malefic in dhanu(sagittarius) rashi. Rahu is friends with Ketu, Saturn, Mercury and Venus. It is the enemy of Sun, Moon, Mars, and Jupiter. It is important to note that Rahu is more unfriendlier to the Sun as compared to the Moon. Rahu is lord of three nakshatras or lunar mansions: Ardra, Svati and Shatabhisha. Rahu is associated with the following: its color is smoky, metal is lead, gemstone is honey-colored hessonite, element is air, its direction is southwest, food is black gram.
Malefic Rahu Effects
stomach related problems
brain related disease
problems due to spirits
experience unrestrained and violent enemies everywhere