Ketu in the 5th House – Good or Bad

Ketu is planet of disorder, disability, detachment, apathy, uncaring, negligence, reluctance, unresponsiveness, insufficiency, procrastination, disengagement and behavioral problems.

5th house is all about Children, Higher Education, Analytical Bent of Mind, Intelligence, Speculative Gains, Spiritual Pursuits, Romance, Sports. It indicates your personal, mental nature, feelings; emotional activities such as love, hate etc. Devotion, faith in religion is seen from here as it is also 9th from 9th house.

5th house is learning house, Ketu 5 gives learning disabilities as person is not interested in learning since Ketu has no head. That is why person or his children may not do well during school education. Ketu 5 may make native very good at understanding all the above patterns in children with various disabilities and trauma. He may be the best to understand and handle these symptoms among children. Due to spiritual bent of mind, native may be inclined to take care of the children living odd life, whose parents have abandoned them for some reason.

However, native’s first child is born under unusual circumstances or the first child may be adopted, his children may have some disability mentally or physically; children will be strange and anti-social. Relation between native and his children may be strange; it is possible that native get separated from children due to circumstance. Especially native’s eldest or first son will have special trouble of disengagement from native and he may be sent far away for education or may complete his education at different places on different times.

Intellectually, Ketu makes native powerful mentally, however, he may suffer from his own thought process due to unconventional or dramatic way of thinking which will also reflect in his personality. There is little romance or glamour in the life as native will be detached or disengaged. The native will be apathetic towards life’s opportunities. Person will be disobedient, jealous and impatient. He will have good interest in preaching, holy pilgrimage and foreign travel. This is good placement for hermits, yogis, and saints.

Ketu 5 native simply follow his karmic duties from the birth to reach his final destination. He doesn’t care about money, fame, recognition, or importance from the society. On the other hand Rahu-11 desires to be recognized as an important figure in community. 5th house is speculation house of any type, these native should stay away with this feature as Ketu does not allow them to play speculation and they will incur heavy loss.

Donald J. Trump with Ketu 5 is famous for his speech: weird, contradictory, baffling and ambiguous statements and he is mostly least concerned about what he says (Ketu effect). His election campaign was also full of dramatic events and speeches. His behavioral pattern is very weird and unpredictable. At the same time Rahu 11 makes him money minded with substantial wealth but at the same time some business losses due to his disinterest and indecisive business decision. He has very strange relationship with his eldest son.

Just like other houses, Ketu 5 results are mostly derived from the lord of 5th.


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