Aries (Mesha): Mercury due to begin transiting in your 4th House is generally favourable for you. Natives engaged in educational pursuits in particular may succeed in achieving their set goals. You can look forward to an increase in income, general prosperity and even honours from the state if your Dasas are favourable due to the beneficial influence of Venus now passing through your 2nd House. Natives expecting childbirth are to get a son. You are reminded that Saturn’s return to Scorpio sign has brought you back under the influence of the Ashtamaya Shani Erashtaka.

Taurus (Vrushabha): A favourable time ahead for natives active in the field of mass communications like journalists is held out by Mercury about to begin transit in the 3rd House. Lagnadhipati Venus in your Lagna – a very auspicious position – signifies a period of enjoyments. Saturn’s recent return to Scorpio sign relieves you of the possible rigors of Ashtamaya Shani Erashtaka until October 26. The Sun -Mars combination in your 2nd House could cause disharmony and unhappiness in the family.

Gemini (Mithuna): You can look forward to an increase in income due to Mercury’s transit in your 2nd House. However, you have to be wary of attempts to taint your reputation. Saturn’s return to your 6th House is favourable for you. You will be free from disease and rid of troubles from enemies. However, Mars-Sun combination in the Lagna can make you excessively bold, energetic and adventurous. Besides, you become prone to diseases caused by the excessive heat of the body. You are also vulnerable to accidents which could cause head injuries.

Cancer (Kataka): Mercury beginning transit in your Lagna is a warning for you not to be influenced by the advice or (mis)information offered by unreliable people. You will benefit in a great measure from Venus Swakshetra in your 11th House. An increased income, help from friends and general happiness are on the cards. Retrograde Saturn’s advent to Scorpio in your 5th House indicatesthe possibility of your sons getting separated from you.

Leo (Simha): You are prone to disease due to the adverse influence of Mercury in the 12th House. You also have to be wary of events that could mar your marital happiness. Venus Swakshetra in your 10th House can bring you a fortune from your activity if your Dasas are also favourable. Saturn in the 4th House could cause you unhappiness, separation from friends and loss of wealth.

Virgo (Kanya): Wealth, enhanced comforts, new friends and enjoyments are indicated by a favourable Mercury passing through the 11th House. Higher status, recognition for literary efforts, gainful distant travel and general prosperity are in store due to Venus Swakshetra in your 9th House. Retrograde Saturn in your 3rd House promises enhanced power, influence, robust health and a whip hand over enemies. Those running favourable Dasas can look forward to a rise in career, success in all ventures and gainful foreign travel.

Libra (Thula): Increased income and harmony in the family and marital happiness are assured by Mercury beginning transit in the 10th House. Lagnadhipati Venus in his other sign Taurus falling in your 8th House may bring you sudden wealth and living comforts. Retrograde Saturn in your 2nd House being the lord of the 4th and 5th House assures success and achievements. A distant journey, a pilgrimage is a possibility. You have to be wary of attempts to bring you to disrepute.

Scorpio (Vrushika): Unforeseen obstacles are likely to affect your workaday activity. However, marital happiness and matrimonial prospects for the young unmarried are held out by Venus in your 7th House. With retrograde Saturn now back in your Lagna bringing back the Jamma Shani Erashtaka, you have to harness your latent strengths to face the difficult times ahead. You are prone to ailments in the excretory system and bladder due to heat of the body.

Sagittarius (Dhanu): Wealth, success, happiness and power are held out by Mercury beginning transit in your 8th House. Even your rivals and enemies may become amicable due to the beneficial influence of Venus in your 6th House. You are now relieved of the ill-effects of Jamma Shani Erashtaka as Saturn has returned to Scorpio sign in the 12th House. However, Saturn in the 12th is not an auspicious position for it could cause much grief. You are prone to kidney trouble.

Capricorn (Makara): You are likely to get embroiled in quarrels due to the adverse influence of Mercury passing through your 7th House. Venus in your 5th House is very auspicious. New friends, new kinsmen, happiness and wealth are on the cards. Lagnadhipati Saturn’s return to your 11th House may bring you an increased income. You are a beneficiary of the powerful Sun-Mars conjunction in your 6th House. This position is especially favourable for those holding high political, military or executive office.

Aquarius (Kumbha): Mercury in the 6th House can bring you fame and popularity. A fortune awaits those running the Maha or Antar Dasa of Venus due to powerful Venus in the 4th quadrant. Saturn, your Lagnadhipati now in your 10th Karmasthana can confer a rise in career if current Dasas are favourable. Sun-Mars combination in the 5th House is unfavourable for both spouse and children.

Pisces (Meena): Mercury entering your 5th House is warning for you not to offend your spouse and sons. Venus in your 3rd House assures you of increased power and influence. Saturn’s return to Scorpio in your 9th House may bring you both illness and unhappiness. Sun and Mars in the 4thHouse could bring you only trouble. However, you are fortunate to have Lagnadhipati Jupiter in your 7th House assuring you of living comforts.