He is the presiding deity of this shadow (Chhaya). According to the rigveda when Rahu the son of Asuya or Sinhika covers the sun and the moon with his darkness, then it becomes so dark that the people became unable even to identify their places. The presiding deity of Rahu is Kaal. It is symbolised by a black flag in north west direction among all the nine planets. The great phase of Dragons head lasts for 18 years. Barring few situations it is generally considered to be an inauspicious planet. According to the astrology if Rahu is situated unfavorably in the horoscope then it causes many types of physical illness. It also causes obstacles in accomplishment of works and accidents.
Rahu can be appeased through devoted worship and chanting of Rahu mantra to prevent hidden enemies, wrong diagnosis of illness, deceit from those around us and negative energies from affecting well-being.
Represents: Planet Rahu Purpose: to prevent hidden enemies, wrong diagnosis of illness
Om Chra Chachri Chro Sum Rahave Namah
First purify your body and start with a clear and positive mind frame Find a place on the floor facing east, where you will be undisturbed. Light the incense or diya. (It does not matter how many you light). Lay a fresh flower and a fresh fruit on the altar. Open the Yantra and place it along with the image of the deity of yantra and your isht God. Take the water with any leaf from any tree and sprinkle the water on yourself followed by sprinkling the water on the Yantra. Then purify your soul and surrender yourself completely in devotion to God and chant 21 times the mantra. Close your eyes and concentrate on the deity to bless you with wishes. Now with all sincerity, ask God to grant you the desire of your life that you wanted to be fulfilled in your own language.