Rahu Graha Shanti Homam – Rahu Fire Ritual
Rahu is a shadow planet – Ascending node of the Moon. He represents worldly desire, manipulation, high intelligence, manipulating, indulgence, illusive, misleading, greed, obsessive behavior, insensitivity, extremes, secrets, profound mysteries.
Well placed Rahu in a horoscope bestows a person with intellectual power, a life filled with fortune, luxuries, comforts, cars, many servants. Rahu can elevate one to high positions of great wealth and power.
Badly placed Rahu could cause fickle –mindedness, harsh in speech, makes a person extremely emotional, greedy, desire for frequent enjoyments, stubbornness, unsatisfied, full of desire, jealous, selfish. Rahu can cause fights at home, makes children`s growth weak and homes will lack happiness.
Rahu should be propitiated to gain positive results and blessings from the planet through the performance of remedial measures.
Power of Rahu Graha Homam
A homam to the Shadow Planet Rahu has the power to remove the astrological defects or doshas (impurities) in the horoscope caused due to badly placed Rahu . Rahu homam or yagya is a complete remedy for inauspicious results of a planet and provides long term relief from sufferings caused due to ill placed planet or planetary doshas.
By the performance of a Rahu homam, the heat generated from the holy fire or Agni and the sound from the mantra chanting are combined to yield the desired benefits.
Who should do homam to Rahu ?
- To minimize the malefic effect of afflicted Rahu in the horoscope
- Running Rahu Maha dasha or Rahu antar dasha
- Debilitated Rahu
- To win over enemies
- Those who suffer sudden illness, loss of money
- Facing delay in marriage
- Those with unsupportive family
- To gain balance of mind
- Enhance the benefits of Rahu in a horoscope
How is Rahu Graha Homam performed?
Rahu Graha shanti homam or fire ritual includes mantra chanting to appease Rahu, tarpan or pouring water, havan or lighting of the sacrificial fire (Agni), offerings like ghee, herbs sticks of certain trees to the holy fire and feeding of Brahmins. The power of sound vibrations of mantras spread specific energy waves and purifies the atmosphere as oblations are offered.
Beeja Mantra for Rahu
OM BHRAM BHRIM BHRAUM SAH RAHAVE NAMAH
Benefits of Rahu Graha Homam
- Overall materialistic and spiritual development
- To win over enemies
- Protection from evil and negative effects
- Good health and immense wealth
- Strengthens one`s power and makes life stronger
- Blessings of marriage
- Helps to overcome enemies
- Solves problems of litigation