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Aries - March 21 - April 20
This week, a relational possibility may find you reviewing your current position — one which may have ceased to hold appeal to you and it’s very likely that you’ll choose to walk away in order to embrace the new. Recently, all your career wishes appear to have come true. However, you may realise that things are not as they seem. There could be someone working against your success. You need to approach higher authority to defend you. In time, you will be victorious. Hard work and calculated risk would help you overcome difficulties in your income sources. Recharge your spiritual and creative energies to overcome stress. Put your troubles aside, victory over negative and emotional distress is assured.
Lucky number 13
Lucky colour White
Lucky day Saturday
Taurus - April 20 - May 21
You will be able to overcome the problems that have been crossing your relational path for a while. This will ease tensions in your relationships, where feelings of insecurity had overshadowed love. On the career front, a little sorrow arises, but you will overcome the situation and understand the necessity for that brief sorrow. As peace and joy enter your professional life you’ll see that the change has only helped you enter a more profitable phase. The week looks promising as money will be coming your way through different sources. Your hopes would come true, maybe not in a form you expected. Life events will guide you in a direction that is most auspicious. Do not lose hope if things doesn’t go as per planned. Destiny knows what is right for you.
Lucky number 30
Lucky colour Pastel Green
Lucky day Monday
Gemini - May 21 - June 21
It only seems like yesterday that you suffered a great grief, even though a lot of time has passed. In order to move on you have to discipline your thinking. On the career front, you’ve sensed a change coming and you’re right. This change might make you nervous, but there is monetary gain as a result of this change. As things settle into the new pattern, you will feel a sense of happiness. Be very alert and careful of theft or deception in finance. Stay strong and be well informed of your rights. Once you overcome this hiccup, good will emerge. You are in the process of overpowering a trauma rooted in childhood experiences. There is someone who will challenge your understandings, but only you know what’s right for you.
Lucky number 19
Lucky colour Magenta
Lucky day Thursday
Cancer - June 21 - Jul 23
This week is about work-associated relationships. You may face issues trying to adapt to the conventional expectations of an association or a person. But, with the help of two people, harmony and joy would return to your life. This change will take you to unknown areas. There lies happiness in your career. You will walk away from the place that is not suiting you and settle where your goals meet. Financially, don’t hesitate to take risk as you have enough to go forward. Small initial sacrifice will yield great benefits in the future. Even though wisdom comes as the fruit of meditation and observation, right now is the time for some action. You will create your own path that will solve all the dilemmas.
Lucky number 24
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Saturday
Leo - Jul 23 - Aug 23
You have recently faced an emotional sorrow. A winning situation emerges on the financial level. In fact, there is money all around you even though we are accessing relational and romantic information. True inner harmony will be attained after disassociation with an inappropriate romantic ruling over your heart. You will enjoy creativity, prosperity and professional growth offering this month. You have more than one avenue of earning and income. Information comes your way that suggests the destabilisation of one of those avenues. Your hopes around spiritual growth and understanding are coming to realisation, but in their own way and time. There are always times of frustrations, but don’t let them bother you. Look at the bigger picture.
Lucky number 15
Lucky colour Golden
Lucky day Friday
Virgo - Aug 23 - Sep 23
The week begins with everything in balance. With passing time, you will witness distress within the circle of your loved ones. Stay strong and positive because the phase won’t last long and happiness follows. On the career front, there is a possibility of a partnership opportunity coming your way. Think well and investigate thoroughly before taking it up. You will work best when alone with occasional outsourcing. Dispute over a financial issue with a young member within family is on the cards. The dispute may take time to settle, but will end in harmony. This week you will stand firm by your principles and integrity. Soon you will work with like-minded people. Relationship wise, this week is good.
Lucky number 17
Lucky colour Copper
Lucky day Tuesday
Libra - Sep 23 - Oct 23
This week you are happy and contented and will embrace a budding relationship. This could be a friendship or romance. The week brings a renewed and an energised you at many levels. All is more than good in your career. You have a broad vision of your goal and your intentions are focussed on facilitating a greater good. Putting those creative ideas into action is of utmost priority. Everything will fall into place quite wonderfully and any conflict will be overcome with a bit of strength from you. The hand of destiny is guiding you at every step. There is money around you and this gives you a focus in the most delightful way. You will realise how the universe is behind you, supporting your best laid plans. Have faith, the things will work out for good.
Lucky number 2
Lucky colour Green
Lucky day Tuesday
Scorpio - Oct 23 - Nov 22
A lot of best-laid plans will get executed this week. You will find yourself getting active in connection with a particular relationship in which there is a lot to sort out, especially with concern to money. You can expect a long-awaited victory in legal issues. All is well in your career sector. Your consistent efforts have proven fruitful at many levels. Money is coming your way. Apart from having to handle the resentment of a certain person, you’ll be celebrating some financial gains. You have reached a superior state of harmony and inner peace. There is a possibility of distressing confrontations arising from a certain situation, but you don’t have to put up with that. All you have to do is decline the proposal to enter into such debate.
Lucky number 14
Lucky colour Pink
Lucky day Thursday
Sagittarius - Nov 22 - Dec 22
This week an issue may arise in a relationship with a partner that needs to be dealt with when it’s fresh, rather than let it grow into a major rift. You are angry at a behaviour that you think is inappropriate. For many of you, it’s about money and its unfair distribution. Your career at this point of time is satisfying and you’re working in harmony. You may enjoy a significant associated victory, followed by a financial win. This week, your ideas will be put into reality that will fetch you financial advancement. Your spiritual being will be disturbed due to disagreement with work associate over unfairness but civility will prevail. Know that the backlash that arises will be swiftly overcome and divine justice will assert its energy in the positive outcome.
Lucky number 8
Lucky colour Red
Lucky day Monday
Capricorn - Dec 22 - Jan 20
This week a new aspect of your personality will blossom which will invite a new relationship into your life along with new hopes and dreams. But, there is a sting in the tail. You will reflect on the situation philosophically and find reason to turn sadness into happiness. Recently, you have taken a big step which is in favour of you and your professional life. You have been finding joy working in harmony with others. This week the flow of money is stagnant and this is not your fault. Someone else’s behaviour has put you in this position. With help from an experienced business person, you will return to prosperity. Keeping a track of all the financial shortcomings will be quite stressful, but in time, you will be victorious.
Lucky number 22
Lucky colour Coral
Lucky day Sunday
Aquarius - Jan 20 - Feb 18
Your heart has been clouded with sorrow. You need to figure out what sorrow belongs to which issue as it is all bunched up inside you as one feeling. You will handle things better when you address each issue individually and with patience. A need to re-consider an old professional information for a new work opportunity is likely. You’ll probably have a rise in your income. Finances may not look good at the start of the week. This may slow things down, but it need not deter you. New beginnings will bring hope and change. You will be happy with this new opportunity. Spiritual and philosophical renewal are on the cards. You will want to be close with like-minded people in order to further explore further interests.
Lucky number 10
Lucky colour Turquoise
Lucky day Friday
Pisces - Feb 18 - March 20
Sorrow related to family matters is indicated. You will be dealing with hurt and anger at the same time. This predicament would be brief, as you will strike a significant move of independence that will turn sorrow into happiness. You will soon take up a new project with great wisdom and support. A very strong win in terms of money is coming your way, and we’re not talking gambling or events of that nature. There’s a travel coming up for you that will prove both fruitful and will open up new doors. Creativity is at a high. You are likely to embark on a new venture. You will overcome various problems and sorrows. It appears that some basic business studies need to be undertaken by you as those would sort out your work situation and will bring greater inner calmness.
Lucky number 23
Lucky colour Pastel
Lucky day Wednesday
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