Rahu Yantra- the divine personification of Northen Lunar node – depicted as a head without a body of an asura (demon).
Rahu Yantra is the divine personification of Northen Lunar node – depicted as a head without a body of an asura (demon). Rahu is the divine personification of Northern Lunar node. In Hindu mythology, Rahu is a demon whose head is cut by Vishnu, when he drank Amrit (elixir of life) disguised as a Deva (demi-god). He is a part of Hindu system of celestial bodies – Navagraha. A strong position of Rahu in horoscope makes a person a politician and genius and awards him with wealth. Rahu Yantra is contained in a Bhupur (a square with 4 T-shaped doors), the doors give access to the Yantra. Inside the Bhupur are eight petals, representing the eight elements of the world – space, air, fire, water, earth, mind, intellect, and ego. The Yantra is Red in colour. Red is a hot colour. It gives strength and positivity. The six pointed star inside the circle of petals is a combination of upward and downward pointing triangle – the union of male and female energy. This superimposition of two traingles represents a balanced geometry.