Venus and Ketu joined together in the sign of Virgo a few weeks ago, starting from November 3, 2023. The peak intensity of this combination will happen on November 29th when the precise conjunction of Ketu and Venus will take place within the Chitra Nakshatra, still within the sign of Virgo.

  • Ketu is considered the South Node of the Moon in Vedic astrology, and it represents karmic lessons and past-life experiences. It is associated with spiritual growth, detachment, and the dissolution of material desires. Ketu’s energy is elusive and can often lead to unconventional or unorthodox approaches to life.
  • Venus is the planet of love, beauty, harmony, and creativity. It governs our relationships, aesthetic sensibilities, and material possessions. Venus represents our desires for pleasure and comfort.
  • Virgo is an earth sign ruled by Mercury. It is known for its attention to detail, analytical abilities, and practicality. Virgo energy is precise and focused on improving and organizing the material world.
  • Chitra is the 14th Nakshatra in the lunar zodiac and is ruled by Mars. It is symbolized by a shining jewel, which represents its connection to wealth and beauty. Chitra is associated with craftsmanship, artistic talent, and the desire for recognition.

Insights – Venus and Ketu in Chitra Nakshatra

With Ketu’s influence, there may be a sense of detachment regarding Venusian qualities. We may appreciate beauty and aesthetics but may not be overly attached to material possessions or conventional notions of love and relationships.

This transit has a unique approach to relationships and may not conform to societal norms. People may seek spiritual or unconventional connections with others during this time. Ketu indicates that there are karmic lessons related to Venusian themes. We may need to confront past-life issues related to love, relationships, or material desires and work on resolving them in this lifetime.

This transit provides a unique opportunity to see beyond the surface and recognize the impermanence of material possessions and superficial attractions.

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Remedies – Venus and Ketu in Chitra Nakshatra

  1. Donate to causes you believe in or volunteer your time to help those in need. Engage in acts of charity and selfless service. This can help balance the karmic energies associated with Ketu.
  2. Understand your desires, attachments, and the karmic patterns you may need to address. Journaling and introspection can be valuable tools. Chitra nakshatra is connected to Chitra Gupta the divine record-keeper or the celestial accountant who is responsible for maintaining detailed records of the actions, deeds, and karmas of every individual during their lifetime. Lord Ganesha connected to Ketu is the divine scribe – the writing of the Mahabharata began, with Sage Vyasa composing the verses, and Ganesha meticulously writing them down. So journalling is one of the BEST remedies to be performed on this day!
  3. Chant the mantra – Om Vikataya Namah 108 times. Vikata is the name of Lord Ganesha associated with the sign Virgo.
  4. Chant the mantra – Om Namah Shivaya Name Tryambakeshwaraya 108 times. Venus is debilitated (weakest) in the sign of Virgo. Tryambakeshwar is one of the 12 jyotirlingas and is connected with the sign pisces where Venus gets exalted (strongest). So this mantra empowers Venus and helps to overcome the weakness of debilitation.

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