Planet - South Node / Ketu

Both Rahu and Ketu does not rule any sign, but they have given as the status of a planet. They are just a shadow of moon at the north node and south node respectively. Since the shadow is so powerful, rahu and ketu gets the planet status. Rahu is known ad dragon's head and Ketu is known as dragon's tail.


Ketu receives Sanyasi status in astrology. Ketu rules maternal side grand parents, Spirituality, superstitions, electronics, charity organization, temples.


Gem Stone: Tumbled Tiger Eye or cat's eye

Number: 7

Metal: Lead

Direction: Center - (No Direction)

Color: Brown

Element: Earth

Karaka: Spiritual Life

Diety: Chithragupta



Naganathaswamy Temple in Keelaperumpallam in Nagapattinam district in Tamilnadu is the famous Ketu Sthalam.