The Nodes and Electional Astrology

^Rahula, the Tibetan Buddhist conceptualization of the Nodes, called Rahu/Ketu in India

There is an interesting trend in astrological thought that I've noticed amongst a few different practitioners to utilize the north node (aka Rahu) as a form of accidental dignity even when conjoined one of the lights. This is especially prevalent in electional astrology, and most notably the kind used for crafting astrological talismans.

According to ancient astrological authors the nodes are both very malefic points, only truly helpful in special in