Remedies of planet Rahu according to Vedic Astrology
| Chanting of Mantra and Stotra
For removing effects of malefic Rahu, Mantra and Stotra related to Rahu are chanted to remove the Malefic effects of planet Rahu. The Japa of Rahu Mantras should be started from any Saturday of bright half. The total number of Japa for planet Rahu are 18,000 but in Kaliyuga, they have to be done 4 times and therefore the total number of Japas should be 72,000. After this a Homa ( Fire ritual ) should be performed in which the Rahu Mantras should be recited for 7200 times ( 1/10th of the total number of Mantras ).
| Fasting and Worship
A person should worship Lord Shiva to pacify the Malefic effects of planet Rahu. One should keep fast on Saturday or Monday. One should visit Lord Shiva Temple and offer Bilva & Dhatura flowers and then should eat fruits and drink milk. One should take the blessings of the priest of the temple.
| Gems for planet Rahu
The Gem for the planet Rahu is Hessonite which is worn to remove the Malefic effects of Rahu or to strengthen a weak Rahu. The Hessonite should be purchased in the bright half ( Shukla Paksha ). Ideally, the purchasing of the Hessonite and making of the Ring should be done in Ardhra, Swati or Shatbhisha Nakshatra. The weight of the Hessonite should be at least of 3 carats. This Ring should be worn in the morning. Before wearing, the Ring should be dipped in the cow's milk for 30 minutes after which it should be cleaned with Gangajal ( Holy Water ) and there after it may be kept on a Black cloth on which a Rahu Yantra has been drawn and worshipped with incense sticks and flowers. After this, the Ring should be worn with utmost Faith and Devotion. If a person is not capable of purchasing a Hessonite then a Garnet or Zircon may be used in place of Hessonite.
| Offering & Donations
The Malefic effects of planet Rahu can also be removed by offerings ( Donations to a Brahmin on a Saturday afternoon ). The items of Donations are Sarso oil ( Mustard oil ), Black or Blue flowers, Blue Cloth, Hessonite, Abhrak ( a kind of metal ), Iron and Rahu Yantra.
| Other Remedies
- Do not consume Tobacco.
- Do not let dirty water gather near the house.
- You should worship Goddess Saraswati regularly.
- Flow coconut and lead in flowing fast water.
- Live in joint family.
- Offer Bread or Toast regularly to Dogs.