Ketu Dev ( South Lunar Node ) is considered as one of the nine celestial planets .
Ketu is also referred as the Dragons Tail and is one of the Moon Nodes.
Ketu is not physically a planet , however it has importance in vedic astrology equivalent to that of a planet . Ketu is also termed as shadow planet .
Ketu is associated with detachment, religion , alternative medicines , healing , occult science , secret work , saints , karmic connections , moksha ,separation
The nakshatras associated with Ketu are Ashwini, Magha , Mula .
Lahsuniya ( Cats Eye ) is the gem stone associated with planet Ketu .
Mantras are of utmost importance to appease the planets and correct pronunciation is a must .
Every planet mantra has to be enchanted a particular number of times .
In Kaliyuga , the mantras have to be enchanted multifold times to get the appropriate result .
ओम केतुं कृण्वन्नकेतवे पेशो मर्या अपेशसे।
पलास पुष्पा संकासम – तारकग्रह मस्तकाम्।
रौध्राम रौध्रथमाकम गोरम – थम केथुम प्रणामम् याहं॥