Rahu is one of the most influensive factors in a person's life. Once you have noticed that the Rahu has been influencing you, you need to peace it out. To cool your Rahu Effects down, the following Rahu Mantra should be recited -
"Om Rahuve Devaye Shaantim, Rahuve Kripaaye Karoti, Rahuaaye chamaaye abhilaashat, Om Rahuve Namoh Namah.."
No need to chant this mantra 18,000 times, just say it two times a day, one in the morning before breakfast and one in the evening before dinner. This mantra literally means -
"Rahu Deva, please forgive me and my sins, give me your blessings, I pray to you"
Say this mantra with full devotion and feelings towards the Rahu Deva, and after a while, you will find your effect loosening off. Read our article on Rahu in the Spirituality section to know more about Rahu.
Oh and also, when praying to Rahu, MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE NOT GREEDY. Make sure that what you are asking for from Rahu is entirely justified and you really need it, DO NOT ask Rahu for anything that would be considered over the mark, because even when Rahu is the deity for Worldly Manifestations, THEY DO NOT tolerate any Greed.
Rahu Puja or the Dragon's Head Worship is dedicated to planet Rahu. Grah Shanti Rahu Pooja is recommended for those, having malefic Rahu or wrongly placed Rahu as per the horoscope. Here is list of things associated with Rahu (Dragon's Head).
In Vedic astrology, the North Node of the Moon is called Rahu. Rahu is described by scriptures as half-bodied, born of a lioness, snakelike, having a huge body and being extraordinarily powerful. Rahu is called dark or shadow planet because of the Node's association with the phenomena of eclipses. The nature of Rahu is Airy.
Rahu Puja / Worship of Dragon's Head
Rahu Puja is performed to appease the planet Rahu. Rahu Puja is very useful & beneficial, since it strengthens and increases the positive influence and neutralizes the negative effects of Rahu. Rahu Puja is recommended for those having malefic Rahu or wrongly placed Rahu as per horoscope. Chanting of the following mantra helps to get the blessings of the Dragon's head.
Aum Kleem Kleem Rog Naashaay Raahave Kleem Kleem Phat
The proper worship of the Dragon's Head blesses all those who suffer from sudden illness, loss of money and delay in marriage.
Rahu / Dragon's Head - Its Position
Rahu is considered as the first rate malefic. Rahu has no sign ruler ships, although it is said to favor Mercury and Jupiter's signs according to some authorities, while others claim that Rahu favors the sign of Aquarius. Rahu stays for 1.6 year or 18 months in each Graha. Rahu is windy in temperament and is intelligent.
Rahu - Its Significance
Dragon's head or Rahu is associated with the world of material manifestation and worldly desire. Rahu is associated with the spiritual process of involution, or the engrossing of spirit in materialization. Rahu is an indicator of worldly desire, fame, greed, high intelligence, manipulation, obsessive behavior, foreigners, mass disease, dementia and inertia. Rahu is believed to strengthen one's power and converting even an enemy into a friend.