Forecast by Bejan Daruwalla
ARIES Mar 21-Apr 20 Consult your friends and family when contemplating about where to invest the money you have in hand. The first few days of the month, go by without much planetary buzz, but on the 7th, Venus enters Libra, your seventh house. This zone of marital relations and business partnerships is already receiving a direct aspect of retrograde Saturn. Expect some stress, but Venus will also ensure that things remain light and cheery. If you are an entrepreneur, pull up your socks and get ready for an eventful time.
TAURUS Apr 21-May 21 You begin the month thinking of your family and its comforts. Stay undeterred on your karmic path, and the cosmos will help you in all the ways it can. Around the 6th or the 7th, your sign ruler moves to its other home, Libra, your sixth house. Expect tidings to get better in routine and work matters. But your mind may be filled with thoughts of going independent or working from your comfort zone. The month draws to an end with a shopping trip that may burn a hole in your pocket.
GEMINI Mayy 22-Jun 21 Don't worry on account of troubling business or trade issues, when the month begins. Pace of things is slow as Mars is retrograde. You should guard your reputation and social image. Trust your charming persona and sparkling communication skills to help you, and also rely on a trusted associate or friend. Venus enters Libra, your fifth house. While this change is likely to be encouraging for monetary gains, it also signifies a supportive time for love birds. It's best to avoid important decisions for now.
CANCER Jun 22-Jul 22 Okay, you have an important assignment to finish, and you are all pumped up to give your best shot. Don't get angry with yourself when things are not as smooth and easy as you had expected them to be. It's not your fault. It's the retrograde Saturn which will keep making things somewhat challenging in routine matters and committed relations. Develop a methodical and positive approach to get through this time. Happy and lucky encounters come your way when the month begins. Keep a cheerful and receptive approach as the cosmos may have good plans for you, says Ganesha.
LEO Jul 23-Aug 23 The month's beginning sees you busy at work, trying your best to set up a sustainable and fruitful pace. But planetary retrogressions keep putting blockers on your path. Can something stop you? Not really, if you are driven and dedicated. Negotiations, travel and lots of work take up your time and attention. The 7th brings happy tidings with Venus' much-awaited move. Indulge in a creative activity that interests you. You have to keep a tight leash on everything to ensure that you sail through unscathed, says Ganesha. Do not hurry up things or you may bark up the wrong tree.
VIRGO Aug 24-Sep 23 When the month begins, retrograde Mercury does not support result-oriented actions. It may also lead to communication glitches and gadget breakdowns, but don't give up. Jobholders may have to keep a low profile at their workplace. To keep good terms with senior colleagues, just stay out of their way for now. Cohesive influence of Jupiter will work well in preserving peace and harmony in your relationships. You need, however, to remain attentive about the needs and aspirations of your siblings. Things will get better on the family front. Businesspersons taking short- term travel will feel happy. Work calls for all your energy.
LIBRA Sep 24-Oct 23 Although no major monetary gains are indicated, you have your coffers full, ensuring smooth functioning of daily activities, when the month begins. Businessmen are likely to be busy with routine activities as no major deals are foreseen here. The career-oriented feel relieved of pressure at workplace as no meetings or deadlines are scheduled around the 3rd or the 4th.
SCORPIO Oct 24-Nov 22 You may not be in your best moods as the month begins. Are you feeling jealous or overpossessive about a loved one? Careful, for this is unhealthy for a relationship, cautions Ganesha. Take time on the 3rd to hone your communication skills. This will help you in business and work. Your luck may not be in its top shape as it gets influenced by retrograde Saturn, which adds challenges and delays. But the 7th and the 8th bring fresh hope as Venus moves to Libra, your 12th house. Expenses may zoom now as you will be in a romantic mood.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 23-Dec 21 You are a picture of dedication and drive as the month begins. Getting rid of your low mood, you emerge like a leader, shunning all negativity and blues. At work, all may still not be well, but you plough on. A shopping trip on the 4th or the 5th may burn a hole in your pocket, so watch out. The 6th and the 7th see you worried over your financial prospects. Well, it's all to do with retrograde Saturn passing from your second house. Work and worldly duties keep you far too busy to spend time with your loved ones
CAPRICORN Dec 22-Jan 20 You are busy, planning and executing new ideas to generate great results when the month begins. The results may not be quick and immediate though, what with your sign ruler Saturn retrograde at the moment. Yet carry on relentlessly. As for your emotions and heart, it seems that you are getting attracted towards a good friend. The 6th sees you worried as hell about career and overall growth. Relax, as there is some good even in this slow pace. Keep your mind calm to see through it. The 7th is a big day as Venus makes a favourable move.
AQUARIUS Jan 21-Feb 18 You may be seen enjoying activities that you have not done in a long time - jogging, reading, listening to music or watching a movie - when the month begins. You soon bounce back to work with renewed zest. Businessmen are eager to explore bigger frontiers and boost sales. Although benevolent Jupiter ensures financial stability, things may not be as you desire. Blame it all on the ongoing planetary retrogressions, and carry on optimistically. The 6th sees you tad unhappy and dissatisfied at the lack of concerted results despite the best of efforts. Unwarranted expenses may pop up every now and then.
PISCES Feb 19-Mar 20 You are back to work and how as the month begins. After a rather relaxed holiday, work does not seem a great place, but you do all to make up for the lost time. However, given the hostile cosmic picture, things may not be easy. You will face frequent interruptions in day-to-day activities. Be prepared. The 3rd and the 4th are all about hard work, while the 5th is not easy on you. Take care. The overall planetary picture, to say it bluntly, is not encouraging. Manage your temper and moods, and keep a calm facade. Don't ignore your health.