(For the week from August 16 Sunday to August 22 Saturday)
Aries (Mesha):
The Sun attaining Swakshetra in Leo in the 5th House on August 17 while conjoining both Jupiter and Mercury heralds a very auspicious period for you. Fall Mars-Venus combination in the 4th will bring you happiness in the family, educational success in addition to all requisites for a comfortable living including vehicles, lands and other property. Jupiter– Mercury combination In Leo in the 5th Moolatrikona – a very auspicious yoga – can bring you marital happiness, reunion with family members and rewards and high recognition for your efforts and skills in sports, performing arts and academic sphere.

Taurus (Vrushabha): The ongoing period is favorable for natives engaged in vocations requiring artistic talents and communication skills. Mars debilitated in Cancer imbues you with humility and therefore, power will not go to your head and this is an ideal position for those engaged in or seeking a political career. You are assured of success in educational pursuits and plans for foreign travel as well as enhanced living comforts with the powerful Swakshetra Sun–Jupiter –Mercury combination in the 4th quadrant. Unexpected wealth is indicated for those running the Rahu Maha Dasa.

Gemini (Mithuna): Powerful Swakshetra Sun-Lagnadhipati Mercury -Jupiter combination in the 3rd House can bring living comforts, fame, and career success in addition to success in literary and communication pursuits. You are no longer prone to accidents that could cause head injuries as Mars has moved from your Lagna to the 2nd House. Debilitated Mars–Venus combination in the 2nd House will bring you an increased income and imbue you with humility apart from bringing about peace and harmony in the family. Gainful foreign travel is in store for natives running Rahu Maha Dasa.

Cancer (Kataka): Venus–Mars combination in the Lagna continues to make you proactive, energetic and dynamic while imbuing you with a cheerful disposition. A new zest for life, a positive mindset and increased self-confidence will enable you to look forward to the future with hope and anticipation. Rahu in the 3rd House is capable of countering malefic planetary influences to a great extent and further stabilizing your status. Powerful Swakshetra Sun-Jupiter –Mercury combination in the 2nd House holds out an increased income, happiness, harmony and peace in the family and cordial and gainful relations with others.

Leo (Simha): Political success is on the cards for natives running favorable Dasas with the Lagnadhipati sun gaining Swakshetra in the Lagna on August 17. This position is very auspicious for all Leo natives in general. Powerful Jupiter–Mercury combination in the Lagna strengthens your inner self and mindset while imbuing you with a cheerful disposition, self-confidence and a positive outlook. All your affairs are due to stabilize shortly. There can be a change in your career in the offing or you may get a strong inclination to look for an alternative occupation.

Virgo (Kanya): A very auspicious week ahead of you with Lagnadhipati Mercury due to enter your Lagna to attain exaltation on August 23. Given several other planetary changes round the corner, the time is not opportune for you to take important decisions or embark on new plans or projects. You are also advised to resist the temptation to take hasty decisions. Mars–Venus combination in the 11th House will bring an increase in income, and place you in the company of friends who will bring you both joy and material help. You are likely to spend your time and money to help the lesser fortunate.

Libra (Thula): You are likely to face attempts at tarnishing your reputation and bringing you to disrepute. You will have to move in regard to all matters with restraint and foresight. Swakshetra Sun-Jupiter–Mercury combination in the 11th Ayasthana raises the prospect of increased wealth, the pleasure of the company of your friends and business success. Gainful foreign travel is on the cards for natives running Rahu Maha Dasa.

Scorpio (Vrushika): Political success is in store for Scorpio natives running favorable Dasas as well due to the beneficial influence of Swakshetra Sun in the 10th House in conjunction with Jupiter and Mercury. Lagnadhipati Mars is no longer a threat to your life as he has now moved into your 9th House to conjoin with Venus. However, you are prone to accidents while on travel. Fame, higher status, wealth, career success and even gainful foreign travel are also indicated. However, you have to keep a cool head and avoid taking rash action which you may have to regret later.

Sagittarius (Dhanu): Venus conjoining Mars in the 8th House removes the threat to your personal safety. Swakshetra Sun conjunct with Jupiter and Mercury in the 9th Bhagyasthana herald a very favorable period for you. You are assured of fame, higher status, gainful distant travels and general prosperity. Your Lagna gets further fortified due to Jupiter being able to cast his special aspect on it from his mansion. You can look forward to a sharp rise in your fortunes if your Dasas are also favorable.

Capricorn (Makara): The Sun attaining Swakshetra in the 8th House brings you wealth and happiness while placing you in an invincible position. Jupiter in the 8th as the lord of the 12th and Mercury in it as the lord of the 6th augment this auspicious position fortifying you with, for instance, integrity and invincibility among other benefits. Venus-Mars combination now in your 7th House is not promising and is not favorable for matrimonial matters in particular. Unexpected wealth and fame and gains in foreign lands are in store for natives running the Rahu Maha Dasa.

Aquarius (Kumbha): Swakshetra Sun-Jupiter –Mercury combination in the 7th House also signifies an auspicious time for events connected with matrimony. Gains from foreign sources and employment in the state sector are strong possibilities for natives depending on their present circumstances. Venus–Mars combination in the 6th House strengthens your position of authority. This is a position very favorable for natives who are in active politics. Jupiter’s special aspect cast on your Lagna strengthens your personality and stature.

Pisces (Meena): Swakshetra Sun in the 6th House assures political success, power and authority, depending on your present circumstances. The situation will become more favorable after August 23. Lagnadhipati Jupiter and Mercury in the 6th House are unable to produce much good as they are weak in this House, but their influence can protect you from serious disease and enemies. Gainful foreign travel is likely for those running the Rahu Maha Dasa.