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.