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2020: The energy of Rahu : A Year of of Rapid Change & Transformation !!

Updated: Jan 7, 2021

Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.  - Rob Siltanen

As you enter the next ten-year cycle, the cultivation of greater wisdom shifts into an awareness of alignment, accountability, balance, and groundedness to help integrate your newly-expanded consciousness throughout your mental, emotional, psychic, and energetic bodies. This shift of focus surely brings an exhausting ten year cycle to an end, as you enter timelines of evolution, maturity, stability, and support. As the next decade (2020-2030) acts as an emotional, energetic, and personal harvest of total living redemption—a tell-tale sign that you have already entered and are acclimating to the climate of a 5D reality—the year of 2020 will assist you in entering this process...Allow your ‘old self’ to die and create a ‘new self’ in alignment with your own higher self and with consciousness !!

“In order to save myself, I must destroy first the me I was told to be.”

2020 (2+0+2+0 =4) is a year of Rahu (4 represents the energy of Rahu)....To understand 2020, we must understand the nature of this shadow planet first. Rahu is the power of transformation – that alone is his singular, fundamental trait. You can learn everything else about Rahu just by always keeping this in mind. The very story of Rahu’s birth centers around his ability to transform himself from one shape into another!

Rahu is a mathematical point in vedic astrology which is calculated from the Moon however it has the ability to manifest itself into anything & everything. In astrology, Rahu represents illusion. Rahu, also known as the demon God plays the role of a mastermind, a magician, illusionist or the one who has huge desires for luxury, foreign articles, hi-tech things, and everything lavish & abundant.

All cultures depict Rahu as a serpent, dragon or snake. This is why traditional cultures despise snakes so deeply. They even go so far as to call Rahu the Devil. In the biblical Garden of Eden, Rahu was the serpent who inspired mankind to make themselves better than what they were, to be unafraid of change, to be unfettered by authority – to eat the apple from the from the tree of knowledge.

Christianity portrays Rahu as Satan / Lucifer, the ultimate force of evil. 

Rahu, the serpent, is the force of evolution itself. If it were not for Rahu, nothing would evolve, nothing would change. Anything you have ever done to change yourself – and any change that has ever happened in humanity or on Earth itself, has all happened with the power invested by Rahu.

Rahu is all about transformation – the kind that compels you to move forward and makes you think about making the future better. He impels you forward and outward.

Rahu is the force that makes you radically change your lifestyle – trying to improve your future by making your outer self a better reflection of your inner potentials.

“Change is inevitable, but transformation is by conscious choice.” Heather Ash Amara AUTHORITIES AND TRADITIONS: CRUMBLED

Rahu in order to improve things, makes a series of enemies. Authorities hate Rahu, and those who cling to traditional despise him.

Rahu is revolutionEvery single revolution that has ever occurred in history did so because of Rahu’s effect on the human race. All revolutionaries are manifestations of Rahu.

Rahu has no love for tradition! He is concerned with the future, not the past. He wants evolution. Therefore he is the antithesis of tradition, the bane of hierarchy, the smasher of authority....He is wild, unconventional...a radical liberal.

All sorts of people moved by radical liberal energy are manifesting the power of Rahu. The revolutionaries, the protestors, the anarchists, the dissidents, the rebels – all are Rahu’s offspring. They receive very little love from society. By majority, society is always a flock that clings to the safety of tradition and authority. Thus Rahu’s offspring become the outcasts, misfits, and fringe elements of any society.

“Transformation isn’t sweet and bright. It’s a dark and murky, painful pushing. An unraveling of the untruths you’ve carried in your body. A practice in facing your own created demons. A complete uprooting, before becoming.” Victoria Erickson


In a way, the conservatives are right. Rahu is quite dangerous. They are way too scared of him and don’t know how to embrace his power in good measure for positive growth, but still, you can see their point of view to some extent. If you let them, the radical forces of change will create pure chaos.

Rahu is the dark serpent head from which pure chaos flows.

That’s why astrologers tend to connect him with confusion and uncertainty. Rahu brings transformation which brings revolutions. Revolution means destruction of the old ways to make room for the new. Destruction causes chaos...rubble... dust and smoke thus making it difficult to see anything clearly. It gives way to confusion.

Rahu on his own, untamed by any other planetary influence, would create a world of constant revolution – pure destruction, pure chaos, pure confusion and uncertainty. Thankfully, he is almost never completely untamed.