What the stars foretell for your Lagna
(For the 1st quarter of December 2011)

By Sudarshi

Aries (Mesha)
The ongoing period is generally favourable. A rise in career and an enhanced income are indicated. Efforts to move into a new residence or acquire a housing property may succeed. A brief journey overseas may materialize. Those looking forward to a child birth may get a son. Those running Antar or Maha Dasa of Rahu or Mercury should pay special attention to their health and safety.

Taurus (Vrushabha)
A very favourable week is ahead of you. You are assured of success at contests, competitions and exams. A landmark auspicious event may occur between December 8 and 11. Those running Antar or Maha Dasa of Saturn will secure high office or a promotion to a higher position. The period after December 16 is more favourable. Foreign travel is strongly indicated.

Gemini (Mithuna)
An exalted friendly Saturn, the lord of the 9th House, posited in the 5th House, has placed you in a strong position. Jupiter, the lord of the 10th occupying the 11th Ayasthana has further strengthened the auspicious position. You are assured of a good reputation, a rise in career, and an enhanced income. Rahu in the 6th House protects you from all evil forces. You are prone to abdominal troubles.

Cancer (Kataka)
The week ahead is very favourable. Fame, an increase in income, and career success are in store for you. Exalted Saturn in the 4th House receiving the direct aspect of Jupiter from the 11th House confers happiness in the family and home comforts. Jupiter in the 9th from the 2nd confers good luck and wealth.

Leo (Simha)
You are assured of gains and recognition from literary and journalistic skills. Yogakaraka Mars, the lord of the 9th House of Fortune posited in the Lagna places you in a strong position. Marital happiness and peace of mind for those married are in store. Disputes and conflicts with relatives may arise. Natives are also prone to lung and heart troubles.

Virgo (Kanya)
A very eventful period is ahead of you. The present planetary configuration holds out both favourable and unfavourable results. While Rahu in the 3rd confers strength to meet challenges, Mars, and the lord of 8th posited in the 12th indicate evil effects like bad reputation, losses and suffering caused by enemies. The time ahead is especially unfavourable for those holding political office.

Libra (Thula)
Despite Saturn being in the Lagna holding out the promise of a period of great success for the next 2 years temporary setbacks and disappointments may occur from time to time. The period up to December 16 is such an unfavourable time. However, there will be changes for the better thereafter. You are advised against the tendency to act on impulse and also antagonize friends and well wishers.

Scorpio (Vrushika)
You are technically under the Lagna Shani Erashtaka. However, Saturn will cause no harm as he is exalted and also he is receiving the direct aspect of Jupiter. Saturn being in the 3rd House from your Lagnadhipati Venus will give you courage and dynamism. You are assured of career success and an increase in income. You can look forward to a favourable week ahead.

Sagittarius (Dhanu)
Yogakaraka Mars in the 9th House and Lagnadhipati Jupiter in the 5th hold out a favourable week ahead. Saturn in the 11th House will confer wealth on you. You are assured of a good reputation and enhanced income. However, heavy expenses are indicated until December 16. Foreign travel, disputes and conflicts, litigation and mental unrest are possible depending on circumstantial factors.

Capricorn (Makara)
A very favourable week is ahead of you. You may have to spend your time and money to relieve others of their difficulties. The present configuration of planets a strong Jupiter in the 4th, an exalted Saturn in the 10th and Sun and Rahu in the 11th is very favourable. You are assured of fame, wealth and high status. Those running the Antar or Maha Dasa of Mars should avoid picnics, boat rides, sea bathing and activity involving a risk element at least until January 8.

Aquarius (Kumbha)
A favourable week is ahead of you. Lagnadhipati exalted Saturn in the 9th, and friendly Mercury, the lord of the 5th in the 10th assures you of fame, wealth and a happy disposition. Help from friends, political patronage and political success are indicated. Home comforts, conveyances for comfortable travel are also in the offing.

Pisces (Meena)
Technically you are under the Ashtamaya Shani Erashtaka. But no ill effects will visit on you as Saturn is in exaltation in the 8th House and he is receiving the direct aspect of Jupiter. You are assured of marital happiness and job satisfaction from your profession or occupation. Rahu and Sun being in transit in the 9th is inauspicious for your father.