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|| mahAsuram kEtumaham bhajAmi chAyA graha varam ||
|| I pray to the powerful Ketu Graha. He is the foremost Chayagraha.(shadow planet)
mahAvichitra makuTa dharam mangaLa vastrAdi dharaNam
nara peeTha sthitam sukham navagraha yuta sukham ||
His crown is peculiar. His dress and ornaments are auspicious. He is comfortably seated on human being. He is one among nine Grahas.
kEtum kruNvanmantriNAm krOdha nidhi jaiminam
KuLuddhAti bhakshaNam kONadhwaja patAkinam
guru guha chAmara bharaNam guNa dOsha chidAcharaNam
grahaNAdi kArya karaNam grahApasavya sanchAriNam ||
Ketu is propitiated by "Krunvan Mantra". He hails from Jaimini clan who are angry by nature. His food is horse-gram and other grains. His flag is triangular. He enjoys Guru Guha's Chamara fan
(Yak's tail). He conquered Gunadosha. He is the cause of eclipse. His motion is retrograde.