Rahu in the 5th House – Good or Bad

Rahu is a master of deception, insincere & immoral signifies frauds, cheaters, pleasure seekers, foreign lands; deals in drug-poison. Rahu bad traits are suicidal tendencies, fears & phobias, poisonous bites, murder, theft, and imprisonment.

Rahu means passion, rule-breaker, unusual or expansion – strange or foreign things; deep and unusual things. Rahu does not agree with customary moral boundaries and induces risky and unconventional behavior in everything from progeny (non-customary methods of raising children), intelligence to politics, speculation etc. It gives a passionate desire to achieve success at any cost. However, Rahu’s ambition for recognition and success may involve fraudulent or irregular methods as is nature of Rahu. France Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte had his Rahu in 5th.

Rahu in the 5th house is a splendid placement to become a successful actor, politician or sportsperson.

Rahu in the 5th house makes person expert in speculation and he could be a successful stock-broker. It tells something unusual about progeny like a fertility problem, surrogate birth, foreign adoption; sudden-unexpected pregnancy, or no pregnancy. Rahu in a rashi of Shani may deny children entirely. Children may arrive under the circumstances of illegitimacy, commercial adoption, or some other unusual method in the rashi of Budha. Only the bhava lord can determine whether native can raise these children or the kids will be raised by others. There will always be something unusual in the circumstances of conceiving the first child. Hollywood star Angelina Jolie who has adopted many children around world has her Rahu in 5th. Such persons very easily understand the lower levels of society.

5th house also represents romance, and Rahu here will amplify the opportunities- giving a lots of affairs may be in an unconventional way. There could be stomach problems either to native or spouse. Watch out for difficulties with the heart and lungs.

This placement of Rahu makes one’s married life difficult, possibility of loss through marriage and more than one marriage exist. These natives are usually involved in professions related to oils, gas, fuel, petroleum, chemicals and explosives. From here Rahu will aspect 9th, 11th, and 1st houses and amplify the results of these houses. Final results depend on the disposition of the ruler of Rahu’s rashi.

“Harry Potter” novelist, cinematic scriptwriter J.K. Rowling, “Da Vinci Code” novelist Dan Brown, Madonna, Singer Shakira, Pakistan-PM Benazir Bhutto, Actress Jennifer Aniston all have Rahu in 5th house.


Rahu in the 1st House

Rahu in the 2nd House

Rahu in the 3rd House

Rahu in the 4th House

Rahu in the 5th House

Rahu in the 6th House

Rahu in the 7th House

Rahu in the 8th House

Rahu in the 9th House

Rahu in the 10th House

Rahu in the 11th House

Rahu in the 12th House

Gautam Trehan

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