2018 Horoscope
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Astrological Predictions for the Year 2018

Note : These horoscopes provided here are general purpose only, to get accurate predictions, please combine with your birth chart, moonsign, lagna, mahadasa and other details.

ARIES / Mesha (March 21 to April 20):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 7 th till January 16 2018, 8 th till March 7 2018, 9 th till May 2, 10 th house till November 6, 11 th till December 23, Guru in 7 th till oct 11 th , Saturn in the 9 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Beginning of the year you’ll have some health issues, argument with your spouse, occasional fights with spouse, Jupiter will give you some relief. Heath will continue to be issue past Jan 16 th but then your enemies will create more problems, try to be cautious. Even though your enemies create hurdles you’ll gain social respect, and success thanks to Jupiter. Doing Guru Jaaps or Guru Puja will protect you. Urinary track infections, kidneys and colon related issue. Past March 7 th Saturn and mars both will create troubles with respect to your higher studies, father’s health. Try pay taxes you may have IRS Audit. Mental peace will be lost, you’ll need to work overtime. Your expenses will increase past October 11 th , Jupiter transiting in vrischika will increase expenditure, increased spirituality. However, with increased expenditure you’ll have gains to offsets till end of December. Watch you eat during holidays to avoid health issues in end of December. Overall year is mixed with health issues, family feuds, some gains, tax audits. January Eclipse isn’t good for you. Worship: Ganesha, Subramanya or Hanuman.

TAURUS/Vrishabha (April 21 to May 20):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 6 th till January 16 2018, 7 th till March 7 2018, 8 th till May 2, 9 th house till November 6, 10 th till December 23, Guru in 6 th till oct 11 th , Saturn in the 8 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Year begins with gains, financial gains, and edge over enemies, you have had year end parties and if you didn’t eat well and be careful you’ll have stomach related issues soon. Keep tab on your work, make sure you are paying 100% attention to your work. Some travel but be careful loses during travel. Spouse’s health will cause some issues. Trouble with co-workers avoid heated exchanges. Your Saturn transiting over 8 th house though out the year means you need to work honestly, avoid debates with colleagues, keep them technical paying 100% attention to details. Old chronic disease may cause problems though out the year. Heated exchange with father, teacher or a manager could bring trouble from May to November 6 th . Listen to your tax advisor. If you have trouble with people having differences try to resolve with sweet tongue, avoid aggression. Year end will bring some relief with Jupiter’s grace. Although you have troubles ultimately giving up ego will lead you to success with Rahu’s help. January Eclipse will be good and help you till March. Worship: Maha Lakshmi or Durga.

GEMINI / Mithuna (May 21 to June 20):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 5 th till January 16 2018, 6 th till March 7 2018, 7 th till May 2, 8 th house till November 6, 9 th till December 23, Guru in 5 th till oct 11 th , Saturn in the 7 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: You’ll have differences with children, your stock investment may not do well, take a chill pill, Jupiter will help you to go through and Mars will help after middle of January. January 31 st Eclipse will be medium, increased expenditure. You’ll make plans to visit foreign countries, but you may have to be careful to pack light, not to check in expensive stuff, make sure to pack nicely for carry in. March to May remember the rule, “Wife is always right, when she is wrong rember to the rule I just told you”. This rule you should remember for rest of your life.😊. For females, avoid confrontations with your partner. May to November 6 th avoid eating spicy food, take care from cuts and wounds, and accidents. Avoid indulging in some bad habit, or mistakes can lose your honor, try to be on top of your work. Avoid depression, do some yoga. After mid-october you’ll have difference with your spouse. Avoid employee troubles. Avoid making any plans during year end, they may not be successful. Worship: Maha Vishnu, Rama or Krishna

CANCER / Karka (June 21 to July 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 4 th till January 16 2018, 5 th till March 7 2018, 6 th till May 2, 7 th house till November 6, 8 th till December 23, Guru in 4 th till oct 11 th , Saturn in the 6 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Rahu transiting over your moon sign will give you mental pressure, trouble from government, IRS audit, other troubles. You’ll start with heartbearn (Acidity), stomach ailments, drive carefully to avoid vehicle accidents. Till March you’ll have heated discussions/arguments with your children. You’ll have enimity, energy loss, worries about children. Make sure to invest in right IRA during January to March time frame. If you do your homework right later part of March till early May you’ll ride on success. Try to avoid confrontations with your employee though you’ll get success but will invite some problems later. During May to November get your eyes checked. There will be some travels, keep your spouse happy but most importantly avoid any confrontations with coworkers. Your family members will increase your worries. Year end holidays watch out what you eat, workout regularly to avoid health issues. January 31 st Eclipse isn’t good, flags health issue but you know what? Saturn transiting over your 6 th house will give you success after hard work, just make sure to put your honest efforts. Worship: Shiva Shakti. Rahu transiting in Karka Rahu Shanti or Sarpa Shanti.

LEO / Simha (July 23 to August 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 3 rd till January 16 2018, 4 th till March 7 2018, 5 th till May 2, 6 th house till November 6, 7 th till December 23, Guru in 3 rd till oct 11 th , Saturn in the 5 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Saturn in the 5 th house – delay in child issues, their studies and other issues. If you are planning for child, you shouldn’t plan right now. It is a not good time for that. Your long-term investment may not yield well, but calm down if you have invested in good stocks, bonds or mutual funds you’ll be fine. Avoid short sells, or fire sells. Jupiter indicates change of position, job. Do not start any new business, pay attention to existing investment. 12 th Rahu may give you unstable mind leading to troubles, on top of that the January 31 st eclipse isn’t very helpful either. If you do more charity or work selfless manner these obstacles can be removed. Beginning of year will be very good, improving communication will help. If you are planning to change house you can plan now. Till March workout well, make sure your cholesterol is low and you are eating right will give you good health otherwise heart and stomach related problems. If you are planning some home improvements this is the time, at the same time you may hear news about mom’s health. She may have to go through some cuts and wound. Post March till May your children’s studies, and their well beings will make you worried. Make sure to pay taxes on time. Post May to November you’ll ride high, success make sure that doesn’t bring any arrogance, but all this will be slow due to shani dev. The last part of year your spouse’s health will require some attention. Worship: Lord Surya, Recite Aditya Hridayam every day. Rahu transiting over 12 th house do Rahu Shanti or Sarpa Shanti.

VIRGO/Kanya (August 23 to September 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 2 nd till January 16 2018, 3 rd till March 7 2018, 4 th till May 2, 5 th house till November 6, 6 th till December 23, Guru in 2 nd till October 11 th , Saturn in the 4 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: The effect of Saturn on your 4 th house means – chhoti panoti (2½ years) resulting into a few friends, increasing unhappiness at home front, you will grow mental differences with your spouse. You’ll fight with others like co-workers etc. Your mother’ health will raise some flags, make sure to take care of her health. Vehicle problems etc. But if you improve your communications you can take care of most problems discussed above like differences with family and friends and you’ll have continuous flow of money. January 31 st eclipse is good for you. The year started with spending money to buy gifts to please friends and family increasing your expenditure, but it will be worth spending money. If you have to pay any advance taxes, please make sure to do it in time. If you are running some online business or a blog, good revenue monetizing to improve revenue. March till beginning of May drive carefully, home improvements, mental worries. Past early May and you are in for children worries, their education, admissions and differences. Avoid speculations in markets till early November. Things will improve if you take one step at a time. Rahu will help you to sail boat. Worship: Lord Nrisimha, Lord Vishnu.

LIBRA / Tula (September 23 to October 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 1 st till January 16 2018, 2 nd till March 7 2018, 3 th till May 2, 4 th house till November 6, 5 th till December 23, Guru in 1 st till October 11 th , Saturn in the 3 rd whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Shani in the 3 rd house will give you all success after 7 ½ years of trouble. Try to improve your communication, try to be analytical, don’t rush into things before jumping into decisions. Although you’ll have troubles and your success will be slow but shani will help you. Try to improve communication skills. If you are planning to take classes or read book of ‘Effective Communication’ this is the time. Worship of Hanuman will add more success. You’ll meet your siblings, or may be pleasure travel. Guru wants you to have some patience and improve on your intellectual clarity. You’ll undertake projects where your position isn’t clear. Rahu will increase family feud and mental pressure. Beginning of year started with anger, and differences, obstacles in all undertaking, but slowly things will improve, don’t lose patience. Don’t get too agitated and make things worst with family. You need to watch out for this till early March. If you have messed up with family and friends, you’ll try to patch up between March to early May. You’ll have some gain. Your communication will improve. Your efforts will slowly pay off during that period. If you are planning to put house for sale try to do it before early March after that you may make some losses or less profit from a house sell. Try to hold it on or put it on short term lease. This is the period to watch out again, you’ll again upset your friends and family. Thing twice before what you say to anyone. Try to avoid any speculative gains in November December. Worshhip: Maha Lakshmi, or Kamakshi Devi.

SCORPIO/Vrischika (October 23 to November 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 12 th till January 16 2018, 1 st till March 7 2018, 2 nd till May 2, 3 rd house till November 6, 4 th till December 23, Guru in 12 th till October 11 th , Saturn in the 2 nd whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Saturn in 2 nd house – You won’t feel content, you’ll feel your efforts are not paying off, no one is noticing your hard work, no matter whatever you are doing to save money it is not enough. You’ve one thing lined up one after another. This is because you are into last part of shani’s sade sati (7 ½ years). The last part brings change in job, so start actively – proactively looking for a new position or a new job. Last part has to do with oral communication make sure to sweeten your tongue before you say anything without any sarcasm. Respect elders and hard-working class. Jupiter in 12 th house, you’ll try to be spiritual, you’ll have trouble if you deviate from the right path. Rahu will give you mental pressure mostly related with parents or studies. If you are in post graduate studies pay more attention. Listen to your elders or a guide. Your year will start with high bills, expenditure, troubles with women. After middle of January you’ll have obstacles in your path, whatever you do will be slow. This is because of combination of Saturn and Mars together. Later part of January, February and Early March you need to watch out from family feud, unnecessary expenditure, Tax notices, increased mental stress. Things will improve after the First week of March till Early May. There you’ll do much better with income, getting noticed at work, if you have a mid review that time it will be better, after that (Post May 2 nd till November 6 th ) you’ll again back to square one with family, and friends matters, Vehicle Accidents. Mother may undergo surgery. Last part of the year will give you children worries but Jupiter slowly will help you sail through. Worship: Lord Shiva-Shakti, Subramanya or Ganesha.

SAGITTARIUS / Dhanus (November 23 to December 22):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 11 th till January 16 2018, 12 th till March 7 2018, 1 st till May 2, 2 nd house till November 6, 3 rd till December 23, Guru in 11 th till October 11, Saturn in the 1 st whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Shani 1 st house means 2 nd phase of 7 and ½ years of sadesati. This usually means watch out for water and food to avoid food poisoning. You’ll travel a lot. You’ll make new friendship but nothing that will last for a long time. This isn’t great time to get into any relationship if you are not willing to take time and understand other person in relationship. You’ll lack good written communication skills which you’ll need to develop to be successful, trouble at home front with spouse and at work. Make sure you do your work rather than spending time on social media for fun. Jupiter will try to rescue you at last moment but for how long? So make sure you play your cards right. Rahu in 8 th will increased expenditure. You’ll have successful year in the beginning then increased expenditure, paying bills, hospital visits till March 7 th . You’ll have troubles and obstacles, higher expenditure and trouble with family, arranging funds etc. Things will improve after November 6 th . Worship: Lord Shiva, Vishnu

CAPRICORN / Makara (December 22 to January 19):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 10 th till January 16 2018, 11 th till March 7 2018, 12 th till May 2, 1 st house till November 6, 2 nd till December 23, Guru in 10 th till October 11, Saturn in the 12 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Saturn in the 1 st phase of sade sati (7 ½ years), this brings waves of troubles, the first phase brings in creating secret enemies at work and among friends. Avoid doing pomp-and-show at work and among friends. You’ll spend your savings, you’ll have differences with your manager. There will be foreign visits, more travels. If you make decisions in hurry, you’ll suffer big loss and incur losses. If you invested in foreign stocks, bonds or mutual funds they may not do well. Most of your obstacles are due to your laziness. You must work hard during Saturn sade sati or weak period. Shani is karma Pradhan, those who their karma right, shani doesn’t hurt them. Jupiter will make you change your position, which means you better look for a new job or a position before it’s forced upon you. If you are in managerial track you may decide to be individual contributor. Rahu in 7 th means difference with spouse, partners and co-workers, avoid pulling ranks here. Try to work nicely with others. The begin with success, and profits all over, things will be better till March 7 th . After that till May 2 nd you’ll spend lots of money. After that till November 6 th you’ll have troubles, obstacles, watch out from secret enemies, etc, Then more expenses. This will go till year end. Worship: Lord Shiva, Hanumana, Subramanyam.

AQUARIUS / Kumbha (January 20 to February 18):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 9 th till January 16 2018, 10 th till March 7 2018, 11 th till May 2, 12 th house till November 6, 1 st till December 23, Guru in 9 th till October 11, Saturn in the 11 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Saturn in 11 th gives you all success, but this deviates your morality. You may lust, extra marital affairs, and great honor and success but at the cost of losing your morality. You need to shake off your lust and do right karma, because right after this nice good period of 2 and ½ years you’ll enter 7 and ½ years of saturn’s bad time frame. This time frame is to pay off bad karmas incurred, no matter how many pujas you do to appease Saturn later may not work, as Saturn is karma Pradhan he wouldn’t take any bribes. So when the Saturn’s period is good try to be honest and avoid lust. Keep your head straight don’t let it fill with ego. Saturn’s Karma cycle with in 30 years his 12.5 years where 7 ½ years of sade sati and two 2 and ½ years (total 5 years) of period gives result of karma. So when Saturn is good you must do things right. Jupiter will add this to your success, your higher education will be better, good news about your children. Help from higher places. The year begins with some troubles but after that you’ll have a good year till May 2 nd , but then year end will be watchful, you’ll have success with some obstacles. Worship: Lord Shiva, or Hanuman.

PISCES / Mina (February 19 to March 20):

Major Planetary Positions: Mars in 8 th till January 16 2018, 9 th till March 7 2018, 10 th till May 2, 11 th house till November 6, 12 th till December 23, Guru in 8 th till October 11, Saturn in the 10 th whole year.

2018 in Nutshell: Saturn will give you some work, but you’ll find your limited talents to complete or handle the job. If you already have a job, make sure you look for another position and work hard. If you are a student, it will limit your ability to grasp new things. If you make wrong decision, then you may lose money on property. Your mother’s health will raise some flags. You may also have some blood pressure issue, heart related issues. Avoid being a witness or giving some security for others. You might lose some friends. Jupiter will add some more hardship, health related issues, lower back problems. Try avoiding illegal things, drunk and drive and things like that to avoid imprisonment. The year will start with troubles etc, but after March 7 th till year ends things will be better with lots of obstacles mentioned above. Try to work hard. Worship: Lord Vishnu.


yaj jagrato duram udaiti daivam tad u suptasya tatHaivaiti|
duramgamam jyotisam jyotir ekam tan me manaH shivasankalpam astu||
||shri shukla yajurveda vajasaneyi samhita (madhyandina sakha) 34.1||

The divine essence that goes far away, from the waking, and likewise from the sleeping, and that one far-traveling Light of lights, on that-the auspicious will of the divine-may my mind dwell.

.. sarve janA sukhino santu ..
kriShNa! kriShNa!! kriShNa!!!

I bow down to the supreme personality of godhead Lord kriShNa who makes incomplete complete.
Pundit Mahesh Shastri
Seattle, WA, USA
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