Rahukalam or Period of Rahu is different for each day and it should be avoided for any auspicious work or event or period of Dragon’s head, used in Indian Vedic astrology is a very important aspect of Vedic The study of the influence of celestial bodies on earth and humans and one is recommended to avoid this certain period for any auspicious work, event, especially a new undertaking. Rahukalam is different for each day of the week.
It changes according to the day of the week and it is calculated with the help of time of sunrise and sunset of that particular day. The time of Rahukalam differs from place to place and it depends on sunrise or sunset of that particular place. One has to convert the given sunrise from Indian Standard Time to Local MeanTime of the place, to obtain the exact Rahukalam of that place, anywhere in the world.
Remedy for Unfavorable, opposite of benefic effects of Rahu: If there is a delay in the marriage or conceiving due to presence of Rahu Dosha in a female’s Kundali, she should pray and light an ordinary lamp or lemon lamp by cutting a lemon into halves and its skin turning inside out, in front of the symbolic idol or image of Goddess Durga during Rahu Kala period. It is believed that Goddess Durga will be pleased and the malefic effects of Rahu will be minimized if she follows this simple home remedy.
Chart for daily Rahukalam
The following table of Rahukalam is given, for general calculation from Monday to Sunday, on day to day basis, here the time of sunrise is 6:00 AM(I S T). More accurate Rahukalam of the place can be obtained with little calculation, by converting it into L.M.T means actual time of a given location, based upon sun’s position at noon., if required.