With special reference to the Sinhala/Hindu New year

Aries (Mesha)
Natives can look forward to a happy and successful Sinhala/Hindu New Year, thanks to your Lagnadhipati Sun attaining exaltation at its very dawn. The Sun’s favourable influence will imbue with drive, dynamism and energy. The advice to you to restrict travelling to the minimum for you are prone to accidentsstill holds good.  The ongoing period continues to be inauspicious for events connected with matrimonial matters. Natives are assured of happiness from spouse and children. You also will feel an inner urge to lead a righteous lifestyle.

Cancer (Kataka)
Swakshetra Moon in the Lagna, Exalted Sun in the 10th House and Exalted Venus in the 9th Bhagyasthana   at the dawn of the New Year assure the natives a happy and prosperous time ahead. You will find yourself in the company of the learned and the righteous.  High status and general prosperity are indicated for both self and father. You are warned against acting on impulse. Happiness in the family and a sound financial position will lead to joy in the New Year season.

Libra (Thula)
The planetary line-up at the dawn of the Sinhala/Hindu New Year holds out success at exams, contests and competitions. New friendships and greater goodwill and understanding with associates, peers and subordinates will bring greater joy to your social life. You have to resist a tendency to become rude and impose your will on others. Lagnadhipati Venus in your 6th House in exaltation holds out the benefits of Harsha Yoga such as the strength of character to abstain from sinful acts and resilience to withstand hardship.  Success and recognition are indicated for natives engaged in sports and literary activity.

Capricorn (Makara)
You are assured of a New Year of great joy and peace thanks to the exalted Sun –Mercury combination in the 4th quadrant and exalted Venus in the 3rd House. Success and achievements are likely for natives engaged in educational pursuits. The ongoing period is very favourable for politicians and social workers whose efforts would bring them popularity and high recognition. The use of your intellect and intelligence will bring you more benefits than the exercise of your authority, influence or your physical strength.

Taurus (Vrushabha)
An exalted Lagnadhipati Venus in the 11th Ayasthana heralds a happy and prosperous New Year for you. A marked increase in income and sizable gains from business are strongly indicated. Mars – Saturn conjunction in the 7th imbues youwith resilience and moral strength.Foreign travel for an academic/educational purpose is on the cards. Help from friends and patronage from those holding high office are in store for in the New Year.

Leo (Simha)
Lagnadhipati Sun moving into your 9th House at the dawn of the New Year assures the natives of a season of good cheer, happiness and prosperity round the corner. Venus exalted in your 8thHouse assures you of physical wellbeing and protection from fatal accidents. Acquisition of lands and vehicles is indicated with apowerful Mars in your 4thquadrant. Meanwhile, self-confidence and positive outlook on life as well as living comforts are assured thanks to Jupiter in the Lagna.

Scorpio (Vrushika)
Exalted Sun in the 6th House and exalted Venus in the 5th House will herald a happy and successful New Year for the natives.  Mars strong in the Lagna makes you bold and dynamic, but pushes you towards taking hasty decisions. Venus getting exalted in the 5thHouse holds out success in academic efforts, sports and even ‘chance’ games. Jupiter occupyingthe 10thquadrant places you in a strong position.

Aquarius (Kumbha)
You can look forward to a happy and successful New Year, thanks to a powerful planetary line up at its dawn.  There could be an occasion where your brothers and sisters would demonstrate their goodwill and affection towards you. Family reunions and auspicious events will bring about a festive air in the family circle. You are likely to fall victim to the guile of cheats and fraudsters. Matrimonial prospects, love and romance are in store for the young and unmarried natives.

Gemini (Mithuna)
An exalted Venus and Sun in the 19th and 10th Houses respectively at the dawn of the New Year indicate hold out happy and prosperous times ahead. Natives are assured of general prosperity, gainful travels, higher status and career success.You will develop a tendency to act with restraint and foresight in all matters. A strong Mars with Saturn in the 6th House continues to hold out a position of authority, power and influence and ability to defeat machinations by enemies and rivals.

Virgo (Kanya)
Wealth from spouse and gains from business partnerships are held out at the dawn of the New Year for the Virgo natives. However, disputes with the spouse which could disrupt the domestic peace may arise. Rahu with Jupiter in the 12th signifies possible foreign travel. Posting to a mission abroad is possible if you are in Foreign Service.  A powerful Mars in the 3rd House places you in a position of power and influence. The period unfavourable for matrimonial events end by mid- April.

Sagittarius (Dhanu)
Exalted Sun-Mercury combination in the 5th House and exalted Venus in the 4th House herald the Sagittarius natives a happy and peaceful New Year. High recognition and rewards are in store for academics, writers and journalists for their efforts. AndSwakshetra Mars continuing transit in your 12th House is capable of producing the benefits of Vimala Yoga like integrity and an altruistic bent. Enhanced living comforts, success in educational pursuits and matrimonial prospects are on the cards due to the influence of exalted Venus in the 4th quadrant.

Pisces (Meena)
You are fortunate to have an exalted Venus placed in your Lagna at the dawn of the New Year. You will experience a cheerful disposition, a positive outlook and sound health.  Unforeseen fortunes are also round the corner. Rahu in your 6th Upachaya House continues to make you resourceful enough to overcome immediate obstacles in your way.  However, those running the Maha Dasa of Jupiter are likely to fall into debt, run into trouble caused by enemies and suffer ill-health.