Aries (Mesha): Dark clouds over your honour and reputation will disappear with the dawn of the New Year. An increase in your income is also on the cards.  Your relations with all in general will greatly improve.  Natives with heart trouble are advised to monitor their condition regularly. Career prospects will brighten after mid-January.

New Year highlights: Saturn’s movement to Sagittarius on January 26 will relieve you of the malefic influence of Ashtamaya Shani Erashtaka. A change in occupation or in the workplace is indicated for natives running the Maha or Antar Dasa of Saturn after January.  A rise in career, marital and family happiness and marriage for the young and the unmarried are on the cards after September this year. The period after August is very favourable for natives holding positions of authority.

Cancer (Kataka): Venus conjoins Mars in the 8th mitigates the threat to your safety posed by Mars. You are likely to gain more power and influence with a strong Sun in the 6th House.  However, events that could adversely affect your marital happiness and peace and harmony are on the cards. Mercury’s transit in the 6th House is a warning for you to be mindful of your health.

New Year highlights: Problems relating to children will gradually disappear after January this year. You are likely to embark on new activity and plans with a new surge of enthusiasm and gain much fame after mid-August. Success in educational pursuits, festivities in the family and enhanced living comforts are in the offing are in the offing in the last quarter in the year.

Libra (Thula): A favourable period for artistes like musicians, singers and actors is ahead. Love and romance will keep all natives in general in cheer.  Enhanced power and authority indicated for natives running the Maha Dasa of Sun. You are also advised to take precautions to avert circumstances that could affect your vision or cause eye disease.

New Year highlights: A rise in status and enhanced power and influence are on the cards when Yogakaraka Saturn is powerfully placed in the 3 rd House on January 29. Rahu moving into Karmasthana on August 18, a very favourable position for those in politics, is capable of conferring fame and foreign travel. The last four months of the year are very favourable for those running the Jupiter Maha Dasa in particular.

Capricorn (Makara): Yogakaraka Venus with Mars in the 2nd house continues to assure domestic peace, happiness and increased income at the dawn of the New Year. However, the ongoing period is very inauspicious for those running the Rahu Maha Dasa. The patronage of the persons holding high office is also on the cards.

New Year highlights: You will come technically under the first phase of Lagna Shani Erashtaka on January 26, but its adverse effect on you will be minimal.  Fruitless travels and an unfavourable time for the spouse are likely after mid-August. Career prospects brighten for natives running the Jupiter Maha Dasa.

Taurus (Vrushabha): Fame and wealth await the natives active in the entertainment industry at the dawn of the New Year. However, heavy expenses are likely to offset monetary gains. Poor health of children, that of your eldest son in particular might continue to be a source of concern for you. Distant journeys or foreign travel is strongly indicated for natives running Rahu Maha Dasa.

New Year highlights: Saturn’s transit in Sagittarius due to begin on January 26 will mark the onset of the malefic period – Ashtamaya Shani Erashtaka. So you have to brace yourself for a period marred by constant illness, disappointments, mental unrest and setbacks. However, a relatively favourable time will begin by mid-August which will see you in an influential position.

Leo (Simha): Circumstances that can mar your marital happiness may arise. The ongoing period is not favourable for event related to matrimony either. Recognition and rewards for natives active in the fields of sports and academics indicated. Advice to act with patience and foresight as Rahu occupying your Lagna continues to hold good.

New Year highlights: Your children will require your closer care and attention beginning February to avert possible threats to their health and safety. Foreign travel is strongly indicated for those running Rahu Maha Dasa in particular after August 18.

Scorpio (Vrushika): An auspicious time is ahead for natives active as writers like authors and journalists. Enhanced living comforts, vehicles for comfortable travel and success in educational pursuits indicated.   Also remember that you are going through the Lagna Shani Erashtaka and you have to act with foresight and sagacity.

New Year highlights:  The worst phase of the Lagna Shani Erashtaka will end when Saturn enters Sagittarius on January 26.  Fame and foreign travel are possibilities after September. The last four months of the year are favourable mostly for those active in politics.

Aquarius (Kumbha): You can look forward a happy and peaceful week at the dawn of the New Year. A rise in career is indicated for those running the Saturn’s Maha Dasa. Mars in your Lagna is a warning for you to be mindful of the need to be extra-careful about your safety. However, you are likely to experience a sense of vigour and power.

New Year highlights: This is a very favourable year for natives engaged in agricultural and mining activity. Those in positions of authority will enjoy increased power and influence after mid-August. Prosperity and gainful travels are assured during the last four months of the year.

Gemini (Mithuna): Venus’ entry into the 9th House eliminates the threat to your safety posted by Mars. Direct aspect of Lagnadhipati Mercury and the Sun over the Lagna adds strength to your personality and imbues you with self-confidence and dynamism. Health problems and troubles from enemies are indicated for natives running the Maha Dasa of Saturn.

New Year highlights: Matrimonial prospects are bright fornatives with Saturn as the current Maha or Antar Dasa lord after January 2017. Loss of wealth and marital problems are on the cards after mid-August. A fore-warning to get fore-armed. Honours and recognition are indicated for natives who are writers, academics and artistes after September this year.

Virgo (Kanya): Mars in the 6th House gives you an upper hand over your enemies and rivals and its transit in this House is favourable for those holding high executive and political office.Plans to acquire a housing property or a vehicle might come to fruition. Rewards and recognition for natives in the field of communications are on the cards.

New Year highlights: You have to brace yourself for family problems causing anxiety and mental unrest from February. Wealth from unforeseen sources is on the cards beginning September. An enhanced income and peace of mind and happiness in the family can be looked forward to in the last four months of the year.

Sagittarius (Dhanu): Vast improvement in health, increased popularity and happiness from brothers are in store for you. Success, achievements and good fortune are assured by the highly auspicious Sun-Mercury combination continuing in the Lagna. The Sun in the Lagna imbuesyou with a new surge of energy, drive and dynamism.

New Year highlights: You will come under the mid-phase of the Lagna Shani Erashtaka when Saturn enters your Lagna on January 26. However, Saturn is not harsh on Sagittarius natives. An increased income beginning early August strongly indicated. The last four months of the year are not favourable for those running the Rahu Maha Dasa.

Pisces (Meena): There can be threats to your life and reputation, but Venus your 12th House is a mitigating factor.  The Sun -Mercury combination in Karmasthana holds out a rise in career, fame and gainful foreign travel.Lagnadhipati Jupiter’s direct aspect over your Lagna counter malefic influences to a great extent.

New Year highlights: High status, gainful foreign travels a rise in the career are indicated for natives with a strong Saturn at birth operating currently as the Dasalord. Unexpected wealth and gains from the spouse and business partnerships are on the cards after August.