April 10 to April 16

Aries (March 20-April 19): During the week, your ruler, Mars, indicates that your fourth house of parents may bring some problems with the parents’ health.  Financial and domestic environments appear happy, and friends as well as coworkers will be cooperative.  However, travel may be avoided this week. Social events will be attended and enjoyable.  Children provide bliss.

Taurus (April 20-May 20):
Mars and Ketu together show that  the week is financially not encouraging for you and the domestic picture appears cloudy.  Hence you should deal softly with spouse and children. Romance should be avoided, otherwise your public image will be damaged. Coworkers will remain cooperative  and friends will be helpful.  Children will bring joy with their progress. 

Gemini (May 21-June 21): Mercury, your ruler, indicates that you will enjoy good health and you will attain higher social status. It appears that you will enjoy warmth of the spouse, children and friends, and this will bring joy to you.  Your opinions will be counted with respect in the community.  Travel is indicated.

Cancer (June 22-July 21):
The week  brings some sweet and some bitter experiences.  Mars affects the first house, hence you may fall sick.  The domestic position will be pleasant.  Good income is expected ending some of your financial problems.  It is important that you stay away from religious controversies.

Leo (July 22-Aug. 21):
The New Moon on April 18 is auspicious for you, and you can expect many good things to happen for you.  Venus shows that you would be happy to meet your loved ones.  Physical fitness prevails, but be moderate with your food intake.  Avoid overspending this week.  Good news concerning children may please you.  Let warm feelings develop for the person who cares for you.

Virgo (Aug. 22-Sept. 21):
Rivalries are created by Saturn, 12th from you, but your ruling star, Mercury, will come to help you.  Hence no major harm is possible.  A short travel is indicated and it would be enjoyable.  Monetary sphere is favored by Jupiter, bringing good income.  You may find mental stress created by community issues, so avoid involving in them.

Libra (Sept. 22-Oct. 21):
Libras are ruled by Venus, staying ninth from your sign, and making your work now more lucrative.  Social prestige is brought by Jupiter and your advice on social issues may be accepted.  However, as your health house remains under the effect of Mars, do not get too much involved in social matters.

Scorpio (Oct. 22-Nov. 21):
As indicated by Mars, your ruler, you may find the week rather lonely.  So you should remain in the company of friends and family.  Attending religious events may freshen your spirits. Well-wishers will stay emotionally supportive. Income remains stable.  Clashes and tension should be avoided for health reasons.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
Three stars — Jupiter, the Moon and Pluto — are staying in your sign in the beginning of the week, creating an enjoyable atmosphere in the domestic sphere.  Children will bring pleasant news concerning their activities. The spouse stays cheerful.  Jupiter helps you to achieve success in your work.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan.19):
Under the influence of Mars, staying in Gemini, it is advised that you should remain careful that your honesty and loyalty are not exploited by selfish people.  You will enjoy the pleasure of domestic sphere. The week brings a shining mood and cooperation from spouse.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
Uranus and Neptune in your sign show some financial gain and your expected income would come in.  Health house is favorably affected by Saturn, your ruler.  Hence you will enjoy robust health.  Someone with whom you are emotionally involved will express warm feelings for you.  Remain affectionate with family members.

Pisces (Feb.19-March 19):
Rahu stays 11th and affects your income adversely, and you may suffer minor setback. Do not allow the spouse to intrude into your projects.  As indicated by Mars, you should review your present work setup.  See to it that psychological disturbances do not take place.  Health stays good.

­­­Dr. C.L. Shastri, a well-known Sanskrit scholar and educationist from Gujarat, guides the community in religious and cultural spheres.  Dr. Shastri is the president of Sanskrit Association in Chicago. He is a popular astrologer with a Ph.D. degree.  He can be reached at 630-422-5078. Please mention your date of birth, time and place.

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