Sunday, August 17, 2003, Chandigarh, India

Y O U R  D A T E  W I T H  S T A R
Aug 17 to Aug 23
Aries
[ March 21 to April 20 ]

An Aquarian Mars, your favourable star at the moment, will keep you absorbed in work. It is because of your dedication to work that you will remain alert.

Taurus
[ April 21 to May 20 ]
A couple of favourable deals are bound to work out favourably. Your stars advise you to take your own decisions and not allow others to act on your behalf.
Gemini
[ May 21 to June 21 ]
You may spend without thinking this week. Your financial situation may force you to save every penny. Your starts advice you to be cautious.
Cancer
[ June 22 to July 22 ]
You are still in the driving seat though you are showing a tendency to abdicate responsibility and allow others to steal the show. Any escapist tendencies on your part will make you repent later.
Leo
[ July 23 to Aug 22 ]
Family and house-hold matters are at the top of your agenda. Some Leos may be gearing up for a change of residence or dreaming of a life somewhere else.
Virgo
[ Aug 23 to Sept 22 ]
The current planetary position is pulling you in two directions. On the one hand you may want to go out and enjoy and on the other you may desire the privacy of your home.
Libra
[Sept 23 to Oct 22 ]
A majority of Librans will remain busy. Too much work might tell on their health. Their social stars, especially at the end of the week, are stunning.
Scorpio
[Oct 23 to Nov 22 ]
Mars has entered the prime region of your solar chart. Expect a new and a potent ally to reinforce your plans. Tuesday is a good day to get help from other sources.

Sagittarius
[ Nov 23 to Dec 22]

An auspicious moment to take off and soar high. Artistic Sagittarians will be at their best during this week. They will sharpen their wits and quicken their pace.
Capricorn
[Dec 23 to Jan 20]
The whole scenario may change so rapidly that you may rather feel confused about what you should be doing. You can hope for the best but to achieve it you have to invent a new strategy.
Aquarius
[ Jan 21 to Feb 19 ]
You seem to be making commendable progress on the professional front. Donít agree to do all that comes your way, otherwise you will bite off more than you can chew!
Pisces
[Feb 20 to March 20 ]
This is a perfect occasion to make a decisive move. Now that others have had their share, it is your turn to sparkle. A good financial opportunity will once again be within your grasp.

Born on

August 17

A constructive and progressive period. All leisure activities, romance and relationships will assume an important role in your day-to-day affairs. All you need to do is to use your characteristic common sense to ensure that everything works out in your favour.

A stroke of financial luck should be on the way during the first quarter. Your stars will gain strength by leaps and bounds during the second. You will negotiate with people who share your views during the third. Donít allow emotions to override your objectivity during the best one.

August 18

An Arien moon is heading towards her negative region. You need strong motivation to take your ambitious plans to their logical conclusion. There will be many a slip between the cup and the lips. You are advised to be on your alert. The moment you slacken your vigil someone else will steal the show.

It is wiser to be cautious than to repent later on. Make sure that you donít volunteer to do an unfamiliar job at any time during the year as the chances of your making a mistake are bright.

August 19

Aquarian Mars is out to brighten your spirits and boost your morale. You may add more to your income than you had estimated earlier. You could expect more gains through speculation or sale-purchase of stocks. So your skillsful handling of finances could work wonders!

You will discover a unique method to multiply your income. Your desire to make a bid, shop or hunt for bargains may become more acute after December. Demands of close ones could drain your resources after March. Some restraint seems a must to save the situation.

August 20

With Mercury in the limelight, you will possess unusual skills of persuasion but may be hesitant to use them. You are in a good position to convince employers or partners that you can be trusted. People at work will have to bow to your superior wisdom.

October-November are good for socialising. If you are in a dead-end job, there will be a change for the better after January. Your thought-process, especially your assessment of people you work or live with, will improve during the last phase.

August 21

With Jupiter in a combustive posture, home and family matters, whether big or small, will keep you on the tenterhooks. You will have to do some serious thinking in order to regulate your commitments. The people who hover around you will try to pester you and put you in the wrong. The danger of too much work and visits of people at odd hours could tell upon your health. The youngsters in the family may cause problems if you fail to keep them under control.

August 22

There has never been a moment like this to spend money so lavishly on your family and personal needs. Venus, the planet of home and family being unfavourable is in no mood to oblige you. Your day-to-day expenditure has gone much above your estimate. You may be weighed down by domestic compulsions.

Donít think that this amounts to a situation of no return. It is just a temporary phase. Your luck will start smiling on you if you stick to the golden rule of cutting your coat according to the cloth.

August 23

The new year holds the promise of being a star-favoured one. With your confidence riding high, your personal affairs moving in the right direction and your bank balance in good health, there is every possibility of your leading a happy, contented and a carefree life. Travel and social encounters will help you gain experience. It is equally rewarding period to strike bargains, sell stocks and improve your financial fortunes. You could gain from the experience of someone else. Anyone standing in your way will have to concede defeat.

 


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