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2017 -2018 Transit predictions for Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio: Saturn in Sagittarius, Jupiter in Libra, Rahu in Cancer & Ketu in Capricorn



For Leo natives, Jupiter is giving his blessing to the Kama (desire) trine which can act as a multiplier, so desire could be strong in this period; though since it’s the Guru who giving his dristi to this trine, you are likely to conduct yourself honourably; due to which there is a very good chance of enlarging your fiends circle as well as you access to distributive networks. It could be good time for academics seeking publication or for crafts people who do work with their hands and those seeking job specific certifications. This could be a good period for Leo natives to gain from their relationships, negotiation settings or contracts, though Saturn in the 5th house will give strong resistance to risk taking (or ego based) behaviours. However, such caution could also be rewarded romantically or otherwise. Saturn is also giving his aspect to the houses of wealth (the 11th and 2nd) which can be restrictive due to ones deeper sense of responsibility to children, students, or ongoing creative outlets. The combined aspects of Saturn and ketu the the 2nd house can be both restrictive and dispursive bringing difficulty to ones savings, collections and even family values. However, it should also be noted that Ketu is generally does very good work for us in the 6th house. Debt could be eliminated and enemies and obstacles dispursed in a relatively painless way. Ketu in the 6th house occasionally signifies bankruptcy as well as new age healing techniques that could also be beneficial for you at this time. Ketu’s aspect to your 10th house suggest it could be a good time to change careers, or to solidify your reputation in some unusual field. Rahu in the 12th house can bring all kinds material expenditure, while bringing your focus to spirituality, meditation, dream space, and foreign travel. Keep in mind that this Rahu also likes sex and smoke, so it Leo natives might find themselves easily tempted to less wholesome secret activity.


Virgo natives could face some health problems in this period as Saturn and Ketu both aspect your lagna. This could also be a very good time for gain of vehicles, land, wealth. First marriages could face some surprising developments, but Virgo natives in their second marriage find this period more agreeable. In regards to those health problems I mentioned, you could find some relief thru Ayurveda or other folk remedies. Although the same energy that makes such healing possible could also bring some measure of dispute into the home, with ones mother or parents in general. This is also not likely to be a good period for ones children as Ketu and Saturn are both in difficult placement for the 5th house. Ketu can also lead to a loss of faith thru mere neglect. Rahu will be in the 11th house which could cause you to question the true intentions behind some of your friendships, but this Rahu can be good for profit and gain as you seek some direction thru your partners. Partnerships are likely to have a very strong influence on you in this period as you also find yourself strongly motivated by profit.


Libra natives will gain many blessings by Jupiter’s transit thru lagna, however this Jupiter also gives strong indications for some kind of swelling or enlargement of the body or some part of the body. This is generally a protective covering of fat, but if it gets to be too much, this defensive mechanism can become a problem. Jupiter’s aspects to 5th, 7th, and 9th house can also be a boon for education and you may be relied upon for advice in this period. This can be an excellent time for the children of Libra natives as they are likely to gain in life as well as achieve some wish they have been working towards. Business negotiations and contracts could prove lucrative in this period, and your spouse is likely to benefit as well. However you could meet with difficulties in a couple of related areas of life. Bed pleasures are likely to be either non-existent or somehow traditionally unnatural, and your home life might be taken for granted or disturbed. Perhaps in the process of moving you will find yourself with multiple homes but unable to feel at home. Rahu in the 10th house can be a good driver for your career, though Rahu tends to overstep his bounds; this could suggest a temporary position. The difficulty is that you may not treat it like a temporary position and over spend during a brief period of wealth in such a way that you end up more greatly impoverished. Be careful with purchases of expensive assets. It’s also possible that you could inadvertently release some secrets that you were meant to hold.


Scorpio natives are likely to have some foreign connections in this time, either thru travel or study. Expenditure is likely to be high in this period, but you are likely to be enriched in other ways (education, spirituality, ashram, retreat). Jupiter is also signifies children and other forms of creative productivity which may run into so unexpected expenses. Savings is also likely to meet expenditure or perhaps you will gain prosperity thru foreign sources. Saturn can be good for antique collectors as well as gain of property. It could also be a period where you are asked to oversee the collections or savings of the family or others. And although you are likely to see some kind of expansion of the home environment either in the size of the home or the number of people who live there, you might also suffer under some new rules and regulations in the home environment. You will likely be relied upon to collect confidential information and you will handle that information responsibly as your prosperity in this period will be effected not only by confidential sources, but also from other secret knowledge that you have gathered throughout your life. You could gain by the masses, but it might only be pennies at a time. The extent of gain will be seen in your individual natal chart. However, be very careful with your friendships in this period as you are likely to come into contact with a variety of societies undesirables. You might find yourself cut off from your distributive networks and separated from younger siblings, and you could find it quite difficult to motivate yourself to take direct action to achieve your goals. If you are in a marriage relationship, some difficulties are indicated. Contracts and such things in general will not hold your attention for long. Rahu is giving great indication for higher knowledge and pilgrimage travel; there are strong indications that you might undergo some secretive, intense, mystical spiritual practice. Scorpio native might have to be very conscious about the feelings and presence of others in their life as this Rahu can give selfish tendencies.

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Planetary Transits for Leo Ascendant early 2016: Rahu & Ketu in Leo & Aquarius; Jupiter in Leo, Saturn in Scorpio

Planetary Transits for Leo Ascendant: Rahu & Ketu in Leo & Aquarius; Jupiter in Leo, Saturn in Scorpio


Jupiter conjunct Rahu in 1st house Leo (Guru Chandal Yoga)

While Jupiter in the first house for Leo ascendant is generally very favorable since his benefic effects will be felt in the 1st, 5th, 7th and 9th houses: Magnanimous personality and good health, humanistic thinking, expansive trade and benefic partners, as well as good fortune. Ones self, as well as ones children, spouse, and father all normally reap the rewards of Jupiter in 1st house. However when Rahu also moves into the first house to conjunct Jupiter some difficulties will arise due to Guru chandal yoga which clouds our intelligence. Jupiter’s retrograde motion in the first quarter of the year will already be affecting your plans, so combined with Rahu’s affect your personality is likely to suffer due to some error in judgement and clouded thinking. Guru chandal yoga could also relate to excessive pride or greed which generally means that this combination generally remains good for material gain. Saturn’s malefic 10th aspect on the 1st house combined with Rahu will also increase fear and worry. During the full moon also in first house at the end of February, one could be quite reactionary and there could be changes in the personality.

Rahu’s look your 5th house will intensify the mind and increase production though perhaps not in the healthiest manner. Children could be negatively affected by Rahu’s aspect. Jupiter is also the natural karaka for children conjunct Rahu and aspected by Saturn, so children and wealth could both be a concern for you throughout this transiting period. The same could also be said about father as Jupiter is also karaka of the father and the 9th house, the house of the father which is also receiving an aspect from Rahu. The sun will also be going thru some difficult transits from mid-January to mid-April and will be significantly affected by a solar eclipse a few days before the new Moon on March 9th.

Ketu in 7th house Aquarius

Ketu could make you take your relationships and partnerships of granted at this time. Sitting in the middle of the desire triangle (houses 3, 7, & 10) he will have a strong spiritualizing influence on your desires. This, of course, is not what most people want so Ketu is considered to cause difficulties from the 7th house. Something strange could come into your relationship, or, if you’re dating, you could choose a partner who is very different from yourself; someone who makes your friends question your choice or perhaps laugh a little at your partners expense. He or she is not likely to be like you at all. Marriage partners on the other hand, could decide to take up some strange new hobby or interest that seems to change their personality over night. Ketu’s look at the 11th house can add this strangeness top your friends as well as opening up a time for you to do some of the hobbies and forge new kinds of friendships that you’ve possibly been avoiding out of fear of what your friends might think.

The Sun will conjunct Ketu from mid-February until mid-March, and in early March the sun will experience a total eclipse a few day before the New Moon on March 9th. Actually, all of the plants will be effecting Aquarius around this time, for Leo Ascendant this means there will be a lot of activity in regards to relationships and partnerships, trade and contracts. It’s likely to be a time period you remember for a long time. Suns aspect on his own 1st house of Leo will be positive for position and prestige; especially around the time of the full moon on February 24th. Partnerships could however suffer from the Suns cruel heat, Ketu’s explosiveness and Mars’ fire. Watch for significant events in regards to partnerships, contracts, and trade from Leo countries.

Saturn in 4th house Scorpio

Saturn is not well placed for home happiness, the comforts of home, emotions or mother. For Leo ascendants, Saturn is karaka of enmity due to his ownership of the 6th house, and he becomes maraka thru ownership of 7th house. Saturn is sure to bring problems and fighting into the home, especially when his enemy Mars conjoins Saturn in the 4th. Saturn is known to restrict his emotional expression, while Mars can explode with passion or frustration. Mercuries transit thru the 6th house in the early part of the year can influence fighting about money, while Venus could bring in fights about hobbies and occupation (or employment). However, the sign of Scorpio in the 4th house usually means that you prefer to keep affairs of the home at home; these moods that we develop in the home do, however, reflect into the public sphere of the 10th house. Saturn could influence longer hours and more attention focused on our occupation. Over working can however cause health problems indicated by the 6th house (Saturn’s 3rd aspect): exhaustion, stress, lack of joy (all of which will likely be very well managed by Saturn who is also owner of the 6th house. The effects of this Saturn will likely build up until the end of the transit and if nothing is done, then Saturn will begin to show the deeper symptoms of his gaze.