The New Year begins on a positive note. New assignments and ventures are likely to lift your confidence and spirits. Gains from past ventures are also indicated. With Karmic planet Saturn transiting into Sagittarius, it is all about putting your plans in action. Things that have been lying low will move forward. Mercury Retrograde until 9th January will give you an opportunity to reconnect with old alliances. This is also a good time to relook at past plans and make necessary changes and alterations. This is not the period to be critical, but to rework and make changes that will benefit you in the future. It is the period to channelize your energy in the new direction. Watch out from repeating mistakes that have occurred in the past. Take practical steps to ensure your dreams become reality.

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Aries (March 21 to April 19)

This January domestic tensions may bother your mind. You might get emotional and, therefore, not see things accurately. Don’t point your fingers at others before you have all the facts. Things won’t be eased out unitl you make certain changes around you and behave in a more mature manner. Middle of January would be highly beneficial for working women. Most of you would be able to raise your standard of living if you pick some freelance work on the side. Later during the month, a new association with someone very eminent and powerful would give a new twist and direction to your life. This period would also be highly exciting and charming for lovers, as romance would be in the air, so don’t forget to make the best of it.

Lucky days – Monday

Lucky dates – 2, 19, 21

Lucky Gemstone – Red Coral

Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

This time, with planets in your favor, your intelligence and hard work will help you complete difficult tasks. Some people may pose lots of problems and try to misguide you, but if you stay focused, nothing will stop you from reaching your goals. There will also be moments when you may be incited by others but remember that only patience will yield benefits. Financial position would improve towards the middle of January as m oney from an unexpected source comes your way. This month would also be crucial for building new and long lasting alliances. Distant travel is on the cards for some of you. Romance would take a backseat as some misleading information brings a feeling of uncertainty towards the relationship. For some, a change of residence, purchase of a vehicle or real estate will be high on the cards.

Lucky days – Sunday

Lucky dates – 3, 12, 26

Lucky Gemstone – White Sapphire

Gemini (May 21 to June 20)

This month not everyone would be pleased with your plans. Take time to find out if anyone has a better suggestion before you implement what’s on your mind. With the Full Moon happening in your sign, a change in career would be for the better and promotions are also most likely for some. Investment plans if any should be made with a long-term perspective. Financial planning would keep you occupied for some time as later period could see you signing new alliances and partnerships. Middle of the month rituals and ceremonies would be performed at home. A short pleasurable trip with the entire family during this period seems likely for some of you. New relations and attachments would develop during vacation or other recreational activities. Home-improvement projects would run smoothly and you should try to include friends and family members in your redecoration plans. Little exercise and meditation should be part of your daily schedule.

Lucky days – Wednesday

Lucky dates – 1, 13, 26

Lucky Gemstone – Emerald

Cancer (June 21 to July 22)

An unexpected development at the workplace may leave you confused. Tactful handling of the situation would be important. Partners and colleagues may not share your views, which could disturb your peace of mind. However, your home front seems much better than before, and support from family members would enable you to concentrate more on productive work. Financially, things seem to improve a lot. Later in the month, you may be signing new partnerships and pick up fresh assignments. For those unemployed, this month would be highly beneficial, so send your resume and meet as many people as you can for a new job. Surprising gains from visiting guests and relatives will boost your spirits and energy. This month would also be good for lovebirds as matrimonial alliances would get finalized and intimate relationships may have a highly romantic and wonderful period. Benefits are certain, but avoid hasty decisions.

Lucky days – Sunday

Lucky dates – 6, 15, 25

Lucky Gemstone – Moonstone

Leo (July 23 to August 22)

As you work towards a secured future, money matters may keep you busy. Your attitude to put in your best efforts would open new avenues for you. New assignments and proposals would come your way, but don’t pick up extra responsibilities that you may find difficult to complete. The coming days may require you to behave rather diplomatic, as uncertain behavior of people around you, may be rather irritating and stressful. Speculation would yield profits and future investment during this period is recommended. Property transaction during this period would generate good returns, however, romance might suffer due to your over-indulgence in office work. Relatives may play a major role in your social life. With luck on your side around this period, you should enjoy wonderful moments that you get to spend with people you love.

Lucky days – Sunday

Lucky dates – 4, 14, 24

Lucky Gemstone – Ruby

Virgo (August 24 to September 22)

This month your ability to come up with original ideas may bring recognition from superiors. These next few days are also good for money matters, new jobs, projects and for recovering money. Businesspersons may venture into new and more profitable avenues. Sudden gains from old artifacts and belongings cannot be ruled out. Middle of January may be good for foreign transactions and new assignments. During this period gains from previous investments are also foreseen. This is also the right time to search the real estate market for some long-term investment. Last week of January is good for traveling for business or pilgrimage. Health definitely needs more attention. Residential moves should be considered carefully during this period and you should listen to the complaints of family members, if you want to avoid arguments and confrontations at home.

Lucky days – Thursday

Lucky dates – 3, 16, 31

ucky Gemstone – Emerald

Libra (September 23 to October 22)

This month, you may find yourself bubbling over with ambition and energy. You should concentrate on new jobs, assignments and improving relationships. New sources of income may develop with assistance from friends. Business-related journey during the middle of January may prove to be highly rewarding. The likelihood of a change in job or an improvement in your work environment is quite strong. People would have tremendous confidence in your capabilities, which would bring you major benefits. Your domestic front however may not be all that smooth as disagreements and arguments with family members would mar the peace at home. Overall, this month would involve hectic work schedule, therefore, you must exercise care in health matters and avoid over-exertion. Stress-related ailments, like body pains, headache, and sleeplessness cannot be ruled out. Spiritual gains would bring mental comfort and solace.

Lucky days – Wednesday

Lucky dates – 1, 9, 15, 28

Lucky Gemstone – Red Coral

Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)

Uncertainty regarding your partner is likely to be one black spot on the glow of success surrounding you this month. The first week of January would be especially important for development on the professional front. Investment done during this period would also bring handsome gains. The middle of January would see your financial graph moving further up. Work pressure may increase, therefore, take a time-out in between your hectic schedule and try a few outings and short trips. Your friends would introduce you to few eminent and important people, who would have a tremendous impact on your personality and confidence. Purchase of a luxurious item for your house or living room would increase your comfort level. A close relative makes an unexpected visit, bringing you gifts in cash and kind. Your family members and friends would be constant source of support and help. Meditation and yoga would be ideal for spiritual as well as physical benefits. In short, you have an exciting period ahead.

Lucky days – Tuesday

Lucky dates – 5, 18, 27

Lucky Gemstone – Red Coral

Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21)

This month, financial gains may be plenty, but you need to save extra money to maintain your position. Middle of January may be particularly crucial month when you enter into a new contract and form beneficial alliances. The home front will be exciting and highly pleasurable. Children and youngsters will demand more attention, but at the same time provide you with necessary affection and respect. Those seeking affairs of the heart are more likely to meet someone of their choice. Your unique ways of doing things would attract members of the opposite sex who are intelligent and friendly. Overall, health will be fine, but you might suffer from minor health ailments, like throat, nasal or eye infection and possible stomach disorder. Avoid excessive intake of alcohol and eating exposed food at the roadside. Be careful while driving, especially during late nights.

Lucky days – Thursday

Lucky dates – 3, 11, 21

Lucky Gemstone – Yellow Sapphire

Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)

With the New Moon happening in your sign, this seems to be a favorable month provided that you are ready to work as a team to achieve desired goals. Time management and dedication towards your work would be of immense importance. Your financial position would be more stable but there would be a substantial increase in your expenditures especially on household luxuries and traveling. Children, family members and relatives would be highly supportive of your efforts and help you achieve your goals. For some, the middle of the month promises a foreign trip filled with pleasure and excitement. Love and romantic matters will keep you happy. Your health may improve despite hectic hours of work that you put every day. Towards the end of the month, your interest in religious activities may make you undertake a pilgrimage or perform rituals. An old friend may make an unscheduled, but pleasant visit, sharing with you lots of delightful and unforgettable moments.

Lucky days – Saturday

Lucky dates – 9, 16, 28

Lucky Gemstone – Blue Sapphire

Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)

This month, you will be brimming with confidence and energy. Investment may reap benefits, but your extravagant lifestyle could create tension and arguments at home. You need to spend some extra time with family members to avoid any kind of tensions. This period would prove to be very beneficial for professionals as they sign new contracts. Industrialists, contractors and those connected with real estate would reap long-term benefits. This month you would find your friends in a very supportive and helpful mood. New ideas and financial help can also be expected from them. However, your stars do not promise much benefit on the matters relating to the heart or for those trying to form a matrimonial alliance. You may enjoy taking a remote trip that could also enhance your knowledge. Don’t lend money, as recovery of the same would not be easy.

Lucky days – Friday

Lucky dates – 4, 11, 23

Lucky Gemstone – Blue Sapphire

Pisces (February 19 to March 20)

This month, rethinking about your past investments and future business alliances will keep you in office overtime. Though it may be a hectic and stressful month, it could prove to be beneficial and rewarding in the long run. Be secretive about your personal intentions, as a colleague may try to mislead you. This month is good for builders and those related to the construction industry. Traveling would be enjoyable and educating. Fresh investment would be lucrative if you take care of all the angles yourself. You would be in the high circle when it comes to romance and if you don’t do something to instigate romantic happenings, you would have only yourself to blame. Domestic front however would require you to tolerate the erratic behavior of your family members. Visit to a temple and blessing from a religious person brings peace of mind.

Lucky days – Thursday

Lucky dates – 5, 17, 25

Lucky Gemstone – Yellow Sapphire