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Ketu in 1st House: Ketu is a headless planet, and is the south node of the Moon. It is the most psychic planet in the birth chart. So it adds some psychic dimensions to the personality.
It is a wilful planet that gives the power of intense concentration, and deep perception. The placement of Ketu speaks of those abilities we had mastered, in a past life, so one gets Ketu house things easily.
Let’s understand the significance of the first house in a horoscope. The 1st house is our head, Physical Body, brain, ego, general health, early childhood, self-assertion, health, vitality, ethical and moral disposition, fame, recognition, honor, and physical appearance. The placement of Ketu in the first house gives a shy or introverted nature, and also a kind of exaggerated self-consciousness.
Ketu gives a penetrating insight into the functioning of self as well as other’s minds. A Moksha Karaka planet when connects with self-identity surely gives a lot of opportunities to develop spiritual principles.
Since Ketu does not have a physical body so it gives results of the sign and constellation, it is placed in. Then the planets conjunct with Ketu, makes this planet behave like them. Ketu also gives results like Mars. Therefore all Mars significations also can be added like accidents, anger, courage, arguments, and misunderstanding.
As we know the 1st house plays a vital role in horoscope analysis. Planets in the first house make the person behave, feel, accomplish, as per its traits. Here we are discussing Ketu and its role in his Career.
Since Ketu is the psychic planet, and the career options related to Ketu are Astrology, Tantra, Vastu Shastra, and Tarot reading, and other branches of occult science.
Actually, it depends on the 10th lord, check the Element, (Fiery earthy airy watery) and Sign lord of 10th house. Let’s take the example of Pisces Lagna where Ketu is placed.
Here 10th house is a Sagittarius sign fiery element, sign lord is Jupiter and Ketu in Lagna or 1st house. Now combine all the signification. Sagittarius is a fiery element, Jupiter is the sign lord and placed in the 5th house. The 5th house is of higher learnings and solution giving.
Now, remember this point Ketu being in Pisces a water element, will increase its intuitive skills and support the career chosen by the person. It will only add the Ketu approach to its temperament.
Thus if it is related to Computer science, then all sorts of computer languages which is a hidden science, and also it is written in codes.
Ketu is introvert by nature and has more psychic abilities. Therefore people with Ketu in the first house should involve in such a vocation where intuitive skills, a straightforward attitude can be used.
Ketu is a separative planet, it can lead one towards Vairagya or detachment from the worldly aspects. This is good as it helps one turn inwards and grow spiritually but in the case of a relationship, it stops to indulge in pleasures.
To check the relationship, we also need to see the Ketu sign lord, its nakshatra, and Venus. Not to forget Ketu in the first house has the power to make a person intuitive, and spiritual. But if working at lower principles then it can give fears, phobia, and cravings. And these traits can be vulnerable in relationships.
The position of Ketu in the natal chart gives the main lead to the results, one can expect from Ketu. So Ketu transiting the first house, now if the natal Ketu is strong and working on higher principles then it will give the right knowledge, and you can move towards spirituality.
A strong Ketu transit in the 1st house, and if the running Dasha is also related to Ketu, through PAC. Then this period will give you such amazing opportunities to attain higher knowledge, meet Gurus, and move towards the journey of self-awareness.
But if Ketu is related to the 6th, 8th, or 12th house then it can give health issues. Ketu gives a disease that has an uncertain cause, like epidemics. Also viral and infective diseases, intestinal parasites, deafness, defects of speech, plus diagnostic confusion.
Ketu in the first house signifies some mystical tendencies and psychic abilities mastered in a past life. It makes the person introvert but straight forward.
The planet Sun is the Karaka of the first house so Ketu can obstruct the positive effects of the Sun. Ketu usually internalizes the energy of any planet it is associated with, it can internalize the energy of the Sun giving clear and deep insights.
Here actually it depends on the evolutionary level of the soul. Accordingly, it gets clarity and moves towards supreme intelligence. Instead gets confused and lost in making self-identity.