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Rāhu and Ketu

ˈrɑːhʊ ənd kiːtuː

noun | Astroanthropology

in Indian mythology, an astronomical myth of the astromorphised planet Rāhu as an ill-fated demon denounced by the Sun and Moon gods for drinking the Amrita drink.

Origin and etymology

  • The title Rāhu and Ketu was ascribed to this myth by Cometan as a result of its inclusion into the Astronic tradition towards the end of The Year of Completion.