Updated On April 22nd, 2018
During 2018 planet Rahu will be staying in the sign of Cancer which is the fourth sign in natural zodiac scheme.
Cancer sign lord is Moon and Rahu is its enemy. In astrology Moon represent mind whereas Rahu is prime karaka of illusion and deception. This means Rahu is directly going to affect our conscious and if Moon is afflicted in your horoscope then Rahu transit in Cancer may cause anxiety and other mind related issues.
Rahu in medical astrology represents epilepsy, pox, worms, suicide, leprosy and also spirit attacks. Rahu in Cancer doesn’t perform well and those who have Rahu in Cancer in their horoscope usually suffer from food poisoning, chemical burns, and allergies during this Rahu Transit 2018.
Same time you can read on the transit effects of other Node aka Ketu in 2018. You know that these are long transit and you might want to take a look on other long transits especially Mars and Saturn transit.
Rahu transit in 2018 will pass through the 3rd house of India and shows remarkable progress in sports, army expansion and space etc. There will be a significant improvement in modes of travels and steps to improve traveling via road, air, and the train will be taken. There are chances of Tsunami, Train, Air and more chemical-related disaster during Rahu transit in 2018 through Cancer sign.
UPDATE ON PREDICTION: Recently a train disaster happened in India.
It is very important to understand that Rahu is a shadow planet and don’t rule over any Zodiac in Horoscope which means there are no-lordship assigned to Rahu and it produces results in the following manner.
1.Rahu gives results of its Zodiac lord.
2.Rahu gives results of the house it is placed in.
3.Rahu gives results of Nakshatra it is placed in.
4.Rahu gives results of Planet in association with it.
Generally, Rahu gives good results in 3rd, 6th, 10th and 11th house and its transit is not desirable in 2nd, 7th, 8th and 12th house.
Most important here is that Rahu don’t have ashtakvarga calculation but while decoding Rahu transit results in a good weightage to the ashtakvarga bindus in the house where Rahu is going to transit should be given. If these bindus are more than 28 than results will be favorable and if more than 30 then the results will be fabulous.
Also, check if Rahu transit in Cancer is going over 22nd Drekkana or 64th Navamsha.
Any malefic planet like Rahu transit over these sensitive points results in injuries or health issues and for those who started their Sade Sati recently should pay special attention to it.
Rahu is a shadow planet and making a prediction on Rahu transit in Cancer can be tricky therefore the predictions of Rahu transit 2018 are general in nature.
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For ARIES ascendant Rahu will transit over their 4th house and this will mark the end of favorable Rahu transit over their 5th house. Rahu transit in Cancer over their 4th house is not going to be much fruitful.
Here, since Rahu is in the enemy sign and the same time its transit through the fourth house of domestic peace, comforts and mother will create a negative impact on these significations. There will be disharmony in family and mother health will bother you from time to time.
This Rahu transit also shows displacement from home and you’re likely to go far from a family where reason can be a transfer. Rahu transit in Cancer can also result in loss of property and vehicles.
Rahu aspect on the 10th house may lead to some wrong decisions and best is to avoid wrongdoings and manipulation at the workplace
Those who are suffering from breathing ailment should be careful in this transit of Rahu.
To avoid bad effects of Rahu transit wear a Jyotish quality Yellow Sapphire.
For TAURUS, ascendant Rahu will transit over their 3rd house which will start a new period where courage, short travels, and younger siblings will be the focus. Transit of Rahu over the 3rd house of Tauras ascendant will mark the end of a bad phase of Rahu over their 4th house.
Rahu transit over their third house in the sign of cancer will prove beneficial to them where an urge to excel in life will push them to make new goals in life and Rahu in 3rd house will give them enough energy to make it happen.
There will be opportunities to travel and it will prove beneficial to them. This can be really good for people working in Media or writing, also for politicians and sportsman. Rahu transit over the 3rd house will make younger sibling to take some bold decisions in life though younger sibling can go against you or simply may result in minor differences with them.
Rahu aspect over the 7th house will also lead to some minor indifference in your married life. Rahu transit may give shoulder-related issues and strong impulses to do some daring act.
Overall Rahu transit over the 3rd house of Tauras ascendant will lead to some success and growth in the material aspect of life.
To avoid bad effects of Rahu transit in Cancer wear a Jyotish quality Blue Sapphire.
For Gemini ascendant native Rahu will transit over their 2nd house. This transit of Rahu in Cancer through the second house of Gemini ascendant will mark the end of the beneficial transit of Rahu through their third house.
This Rahu transit in second house which is a Baraka house will lead to health issues and some seriously bad food habits. Rahu will also be aspecting 6th house which again confirms this. It can also lead to consumption of alcohol and other harmful intakes. Rahu transit may also lead to harsh speech which will affect your public relations.
Rahu transit can also give eye problems and Rahu aspect to your eight house can attract some troubles through evil spirits. Rahu transit in Cancer is also not supportive for the health of your spouse since the 2nd house is 8th from 7th house.
Overall Rahu transit through the second house of Gemini ascendant in a sign of Cancer is not auspicious for most matters of life the only positive point here is a desire to make money which due to Rahu will increase.
Gemini ascendant natives should wear a Jyotish quality Emerald to overcome bad effects of Rahu transit in Cancer through their 2nd house.
For Cancer ascendant natives Rahu will be transiting through their first house and will be a better period than Rahu transit through their 12th house. Rahu in ascendant will lead to some extra confidence and courage to change your current life status but this will hold true only if your ascendant lord is not afflicted and with the operation of yoga karaka Dasha.
Rahu in ascendant can give some behavior issues like jealousy, suspicion and may also lead to bad treatment with subordinates. Rahu in ascendant here will aspect to the seventh house which is not supportive for smooth marital life and the prime reason for that will be disagreement on various issues with the spouse.
There will be some issues to kids and they may go far from family. Rahu transit can result in stomach related issues and is not good if you’re planning to conceive.
Cancer ascendant natives should wear Jyotish quality Pearl to avoid bad effects of Rahu transit in Cancer.
For Leo ascendant natives Rahu will be transiting through their 12th house and will mark the end of the beneficial period of Rahu in 11th house.
Rahu in 12th house will result in abroad travels and is favorable for native looking for better opportunities in foreign places. Rahu there though will lead to high expenditures and bad financial decisions. It is best to avoid investments during Rahu transit through 12th house. Rahu in 12th house will lead to the lack of proper sleep and can also give dream related issues.
There may be some paranormal experiences which will affect your mood. Rahu in 12th house cannot be supportive of married life and most likely intimacy will be affected by this transit.
There will be a lack of concentration which can not be said good for students.
Overall Rahu transit through 12th house of Leo ascendant is not good for your savings plan and mental health, though abroad opportunities will be waiting for you with open arms.
For Virgo ascendant native Rahu will be transiting through their 11th house of gains and easily will be the best Rahu transit for them after long years. Rahu transit in 11th house will increase their financial gains and a huge jump in your network circles will be there.
A very auspicious transit for those who rely on networking especially for people like me who operates through blog or website. Rahu in 11th house will also lead to some courageous decisions by elder siblings and chances of them going abroad cannot be denied.
Rahu position in 11th house will also lead to the attainment of luxury and comforts, there will be sudden plans to buy expensive items.
Rahu aspect on 7th shows an opportunity to marry some person from other caste or even religion. Rahu aspect over 5th house may not be much supportive for kids health and studies.
Overall a very beneficial transit where a lot of good happening is seen.
Virgo ascendant native should wear a Jyotish quality Emerald to avoid bad effects of Rahu transit in Cancer.
For Libra ascendant natives Rahu will transit through their 10th house and can be considered as very beneficial for them. Rahu in the 10th house generally performs really well and gives an upward kick to the career. Rahu transit will bless them with progress in career and new opportunities.
Those who are looking to expand their business will find luck supporting them. Rahu aspect over the 4th house is not good for the health of the mother and its position in 10th house which is 2nd to 9th shows health issues to father also.
Rahu is karaka of foreign places and its aspect over 4th house shows movement to abroad places especially when the combination of abroad travels exists in the natal chart. You will be in limelight and may get a very important assignment. Overall a very beneficial transit which can be increased with the use of Jyotish quality Blue Sapphire.
For Scorpio ascendant natives Rahu will be coming to their 9th house which represents luck, religion, and father mainly. Rahu being an unorthodox planet is not welcome there especially for religious matters.
Rahu can make you do things which are considered as taboo by others and you may not be able to hold yourself for commuting any wrongdoings.Rahu transit is favorable for those who are looking for abroad travels and may take you to some exotic locations especially to those who have Rajyoga or Dhanyoga in their horoscope.
Rahu presence in the 9th house is not good for father and there will be some health issues with him or an argument with him. Rahu transit is not for students and there may be some clashes with your teachers. Rahu will be respecting ascendant or Scorpio ascendant natives and shows some arrogance and deception in their behavior which should be avoided as much as possible.
Overall a mediocre transit which can be made favorable by use of Jyotish quality Yellow Sapphire.
For Sagittarius ascendant natives Rahu will be transiting through their 8th house which can not be considered as good.
Rahu never performs good in the 8th house and this transit of Rahu can cause health issues to you and your spouse. It is not favourable for your in-laws also and chances of argument with in-laws cannot be denied. Rahu in the 8th house always results in spirit attacks and sleep paralysis in the night and usually it results in bad health both physically and mentally.
Yellow Sapphire should be worn to avoid the bad effects of Rahu transit in Cancer.
For Capricorn ascendant natives Rahu will be transiting through their 7th house which deals with spouse related matters.
Rahu in 7th house have mix results where progress in material things is sure but personal relationship suffers.
Rahu transit may result in sudden success to you and your spouse. There can be new job opportunities and chances of going abroad cannot be denied. Rahu transit through may result in bad results with spouse and chances of affairs cannot be denied.
Rahu is going to aspect the ascendant and may cause some health issues which can be more of mental in nature.
The main concern here as stated above is the relationship with spouse and Rahu transit is indicating some suspicious behavior which can result in the bad relationship. Also, try not to fall for an extramarital relationship.
Overall a good transit for success in work but can affect relationships. Use Blue Sapphire to avoid the negative impact of Rahu transit.
For Aquarius ascendant natives Rahu will transit over their 6th house where technically Rahu performs well but since 6th house is an evil house any planet there does create some negative effects. Rahu in 6th house is going to keep health good and is good for those who are into sports.
A politician is also likely to get benefited by this transit and is generally good for work for any kind of work line.
Rahu there can create health issues for maternal uncles/aunt and is not favorable your in-laws. Rahu in 6th also attracts enemies though end results are always favorable and enemies tend to face the backlash of it. For students, it is not favorable and may result in a lack of concentration.
Aquarius ascendant natives should use Blue Sapphire to avoid negative effects of Rahu transit in Cancer.
For Pisces ascendant natives Rahu will be moving to their 5th house. 5th house in astrology represents kids, intuitive abilities, love affair, education, and children mainly. Rahu being an unorthodox planet can bring you into a relationship with a person from a different caste.
It can bring vague intuitive abilities which can affect your mind and behavior with people. Rahu can give health issues related to stomach and is not good for children.
Definitely not a good time for pregnant women. Also, education will be affected by this transit and one may feel distracted and lower marks in exams. This Rahu in 5th can be good also especially for actors and people dealing with public relations.
Pisces ascendant natives should adopt Yellow Sapphire, it will minimize the bad effects of Rahu transit through Cancer.
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