Overcome The Obstacles In Life By Performing Rahu Puja
About puja

Rahu Puja is a veneration offered to Rahu, which according to Hindu Vedic Astrology is one of the Navagrahas or the nine planets. As stated in certain legends of the Hindu religious traditions, Rahu is depicted as the decapitated head of the demon Svarbhanu. This legend is associated with the chapter of Sagarmanthan or churning of the ocean to extract amrita, the potion of immortality. Svarbhanu was the only demon who could consume few drops of the elixir. However, Lord Vishnu beheaded Svarbhanu in a bid to stop the demon from attaining immortality. Since the demon had already ingested amrita, he had become deathless. Though, Svarbhanu was no longer the powerful demon he used to be. Now, the head of the demon had become immortal as Rahu. According to Hindu religious myths, Rahu swallows the sun, which causes a solar eclipse.

Veneration of Rahu

According to Hindu Vedic astrological beliefs, Rahu is the northern node of the moon. Thus, Rahu is considered as a Chhaya Graha, shadow or obscured planet. Rahu puja is primarily performed by those who are believed to be reeling under the ill effects of the malefic placement of Rahu in celestial positioning. This concept is based on astrological calculations. Astrologers term the malefic effects of Rahu as Rahu Dosha. Veneration of Rahu is performed as a remedy of Rahu Dosha. According to astrologers, it is essential to appease Rahu to enhance the positive effects and to neutralize the malefic effects. Rahu Puja may be very helpful if you are undergoing ill effects of Rahu in your horoscope. The malevolent effects of Rahu are collectively called Kaal Sarp Yog.

Characteristics of Rahu

Rahu is considered to be the representation of dark secrets and intense mysteries. Everything that is unknown to human beings is the characterized by Rahu. According to astrological beliefs, Rahu is the most puzzling and intriguing among the planets of the Navagraha. The characteristics of the planet Rahu are very contradicting. Rahu resides over the world of serpents. Again, Rahu portrays the antidotes for snake bites. Hindu Vedic astrology says that Rahu represents anything that has to do with elusion, deception, unpredictability, wickedness, addiction, filth, immorality, perversion, and selfishness. If you are reeling under the effects of any of these vices, you may be suffering the malefic effects of the planet Rahu or Rahu Mahadasha. You must seek to perform a Rahu puja to resolve the persistent problems of Rahu Kaal.

Items/samagri required

Performing Tantrik Rahu Graha Dosh Nivaran Puja requires certain significant commodities in specific quantity. The chanting of the relevant mantra is very important to propitiate Rahu.

  1. Black cloth
  2. Wheat
  3. Jaggery or Molasses
  4. Rahu yantra on bhojpatra
  5. Kaali til or Black Sesame seeds
  6. Black Agate
  7. Black Chana
  8. 51 Rupees or according to the performer/priest of the puja


Puja vidhi/how to do

You need to follow certain procedures in performing Rahu Puja. You may reduce the ill effects of Rahu if you follow the procedures of the Rahu Puja intricately.

  1. Ideally perform the Rahu Puja on Mondays and Wednesdays for best results. The puja must be performed in the morning between 7:30 AM to 11:50 AM.
  2. On the specified day chant the Rahu Mantra twenty-seven times before starting the Puja.
  3. Establish the idol of Rahu, preferably made with lead in the South-west direction.
  4. Light an incense stick in front of the idol and say Jai Shri Rahu.
  5. Offer the puja samagri and start reciting the Rahu Stotra and the various Rahu Mantras.
  6. After the conclusion of the Rahu Puja, feed ants with sugar.

Recitation of certain Mantras and Stotras for the relevant purpose may significantly lessen the ill effects of Rahu.

  1. Recite the mantra of Rahu beej for 18000 times within 40 days, which is Om bhram bhreem bhroum sah rahave namah and the Rahu Mantra that is Om Raa Rahave Namah.
  2. Chanting of the Kalasarpa Yoga mantra, Om Bhjangeshaaya Vidmahe, Sarprajya Dhimahi, Tanno Nagah Prachodayat is very helpful.
  3. Reciting the Rahu Stotra can appease Rahu that can help you to achieve new heights of success in life.

The complete Rahu Stotra:

Asya shri raahu stotrasya vaamadev rushihi II

Gaayatri chandaaha II

Raahur devataa II

Raahu prithar tham jape viniyogaha II

Rahur daanavaha mantri cha sinhikaa chitanandanaha I

Ardhakaayaha sadaakrodhi chandraaditya vimardanaha II 1 II

Roudro rudrapriyo daityaha swarbhaanur bhaanumitidaha I

Graharaajaha sudhaapaayi raakaa tithyabhilaashukaha II 2 II

Kaala drushtihi kaala rupaha shrikantha hrudayaashrayaha I

Vidhuntudaha saihikeyo ghorarupo mahaabalaha II 3 II

Grahapidaakaro danshtri rakta netro mahodaraha I

Pancha vishati naamani smrutvaa raahum sadaa naraha II 4 II

Yaha pathen mahati pidaa tasya nashyati kavalam I

Virogyam putram atulaam shriyam dhaanyam panshun statha II 5 II

Dadaati raahus tasmai yaha pathate stotram uttamam I

Satatam pathate yastu gived varsha shatam naraha II 6 II

Iti shri skanda puraane raahus stotram sampoornam II



Malefic effects of Rahu

Rahu being a dark planet is associated with many vices. Rahu is believed to be the abstract manifestation of evil and vices that controls deception, treachery, and immoral activities. The visible malevolent features of Rahu in your horoscope are harsh speech, untruthfulness, uncleanliness and filth, and illogical behavior. The most remarkable feature of a person under the malefic influence of Rahu is that the person loses interest in religion and faith. Besides, there are many other signs of the ill effects of Rahu that includes physical and mental ailments.

  1. You may suffer from abdominal ulcers, heart diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, and other abdominal ailments if Rahu is placed in the wrong house in your horoscope.
  2. Suffering from mental illnesses like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease is also possible if you are under the malefic influence of Rahu.
  3. Ketu Graha Shanti Puja may be greatly beneficent for materialistic as well as spiritual progress.
  4. You may experience the problem of unprovoked anger, increased number of enemies, unrestrained violent outbursts and the lack of support from your family.

Benevolence of Rahu

While it is true that Rahu is the representation of vices and causes problems in your life, however, there are certain benefic aspects of Rahu as well. If you can appease Rahu, you may acquire intensive materialistic gain. Tantrik Rahu Graha Dosh Nivaran Puja may benefit you in many ways to neutralize the ill effects of the Chhaya Graha.

  1. This puja may help you to win over your enemies and reduce the effects of your adversaries.
  2. You can minimize the chances of negative eventualities like road accidents, fire mishap, theft and burglaries, and recurring illnesses.
  3. Tantrik Rahu Graha Dosh Nivaran Puja can also be beneficial in enhancing your concentration level and acquiring materialistic and spiritual development.

Kaal sarp dosh remedies

The malefic effects of Rahu which is also known as Kaal Sarp Yog is most effective between the ages of 39 and 45 years in your life. However, certain remedies or Kaal Sarp Dosh Nivaran may diminish the ill effects of Rahu Dosha.

  1. Praying to Lord Hanuman and chanting the Hanuman Chalisa can remarkably reduce the ill effects of Kaal Sarp Yog.
  2. Perform the Nagdosh Nivaran Puja on Mondays and Wednesdays. This puja can divert the malefic effects of Rahu from you.
  3. Worship of Lord Shiva and Goddess Durga can keep away the malevolent effects of Rahu.
  4. One of the most effective remedies is to perform the Dus Mahavidya Maa Chhinnamastika Puja.
  5. Wearing an eight mukhi Rudraksha and a hessonite (Gomedh) ring in silver on the middle finger can be very beneficial in lessening the ill effects of Rahu.