Sun transits Sagittarius, from 08:00 to 22:16°. Sun is outside of the orb of influence of other planets, but is dependent on the strength of its dispositor (landlord), Jupiter (which is weak), until Jan 15. Leaders, physicians, administrators, and governments should get extra rest.
Mars transits Libra, from 00:07 to 07:55°. Mars is outside the orb of influence of other planets, but is weak in degrees until Jan. 1 and is co-dependent on the strength of its dispositor (landlord), Venus, until Feb. 20.
Mercury transits out of Sagittarius and into Capricorn, on Dec. 26 at 12:17 p.m. CST. Mercury is weak in degrees until Dec. 31. Be patient with stocks, business, computers, viruses, communications and intellectual property.
Jupiter transits Leo, from 28:48 to 29:09°. Jupiter is weak in degrees and CLOSELY CONJUNCT RAHU until March 2016. There can be serious and unexpected issues with law, religion, banking, education, morality, teachers, professors, students, publishers, consultants, husbands and children; and health issues for those with diabetes or a weak hip, liver or gall bladder.
Aries, Gemini, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Aquarius rising sign persons CAN wear a yellow sapphire gemstone. Virgo and Pisces rising sign person SHOULD wear a yellow sapphire gemstone. Taurus, Cancer, and Capricorn rising sign persons would do well to help religious persons, teachers, students and children (with food, clothing, service or donations) on Thursdays.
Venus transits out of its mooltrikona sign, Libra, and into Scorpio, on Christmas, Dec. 25 at 3:44 a.m. CST. Venus is weak in degrees until Dec. 29. Be patient with women, romance, travel, the arts, medicine, luxuries, etc. Venus is closely conjunct Saturn, Jan. 5 – 12. Cancer, Virgo, and Pisces rising sign persons, companies, and countries, (including USA), should be careful and patient.
Saturn transits Scorpio, from 16:12 to 17:43°. Saturn is in good strength, which should be good for agriculture, manufacturing, and working-class persons. Saturn is closely conjunct Venus, Jan. 5 – 12. Taurus, Scorpio, and Pisces rising sign persons, companies, and countries should be careful and patient.
Rahu and Ketu transit Virgo and Pisces, respectively, from 01:46 to 00:23°. Those persons, companies and countries with 0 to 1° rising signs or with any planet at 0 to 1° in even signs (Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces) should be careful and patient.
Jupiter is going to be in prolonged conjunction with Rahu up to end of February, 2016. This time can bring one or the other challenge for everybody. It will be especially difficult for those born in the ascending sign of Taurus, Cancer, Sagittarius and Capricorn or for countries with rising with these signs. The diabetic patients or those with liver disorders are likely to have more problems up to end of February, 2016. This time will also be difficult for male child, teachers, legal advisors, astrologers and religious leaders. The situation becomes more difficult for those who have Jupiter weak and afflicted in the birth charts. Be alert and take care. V K Choudhry
Transits for each “Rising sign” (not “Sun sign”):
Aries: Focus on marriage, partnerships, joint ventures and international projects. Your spouse or partner may go in for research or language studies, or have a windfall/inheritance, or may feel vulnerable and go through a transformation. There may be good fortune with your children and investments. Take care of your father, guru, or religion through Feb.
Taurus: Focus on research, language, mystical experiences and occult knowledge. There may be expenses with health, legal or financial issues through mid-Feb. Take care of your partner and all relationships through mid-Jan. as these are vulnerable to debts, disputes or health issues. Be vigilant to avoid accidents and to manage marriage through Feb.
Gemini: Connect independent projects and your own initiatives with partnerships and joint ventures. Be patient with your parents, property, vehicles and home life. Take care of your children and investments, and delay property expenses through mid-Jan. Be vigilant with your partner and all relationships and watch your health through Feb.
Cancer: Be careful before speaking and with authority figures to avoid debts and disputes. Connect independent projects with partnerships and joint ventures. Work out of your home and connect your career with home life through mid-Feb. Invest in the fine, healing or performing arts. Be vigilant with debts, disputes and health issues through Feb.
Leo: Focus on your children, education and investments through mid-Jan. Be vigilant before speaking to avoid debts and disputes, also through mid-Jan. There may be good fortune working out of your home on your own initiatives and independent projects. These can be connected with property. Take care of your children and investments through Feb.
Virgo: Focus on your children, education and investments. Your mind becomes creative; study the fine, healing or performing arts. There may be status with your own initiatives and independent projects. Be patient with short-lived expenses and separations with parents, property and home life; these are vulnerable to unexpected events through Feb.
Libra: Get extra rest this week and then focus on your wealth, status and family life. Gain from independent projects. Be patient with expenses and separations with property, vehicles and fixed assets. Partnerships and joint ventures dominate through mid-Feb. Make executive decisions. Be careful with your initiatives and communications through Feb.
Scorpio: There may be status with your career, along with gains from independent projects, communications, and intellectual property through mid-Jan. Watch your health and finances through mid-Feb. Be patient with short-lived expenses through mid-Jan. Be vigilant before speaking and take care of your status and family life through Feb.
Sagittarius: Expect good fortune and take a leadership position through mid-Jan. There may be status through writing, business and communications. Be patient with income, friendships, children and investments as these are subject to expenses and separations through mid-Jan. Be vigilant with your health and reputation -- to avoid calamities through Feb.
Capricorn: Gain from your career and connections with women, luxuries, creativity, and the fine, healing or performing arts. You may spend more time on your career than at home for the next 2 months. Consider business property and make executive decisions. Be patient if traveling abroad and with insomnia, expenses and separations through Feb.
Aquarius: Gain from marriage, partnerships, joint ventures and international projects through mid-Jan. Be patient with expenses against marriage and windfalls. Expect good fortune in your professional life. Independent projects and your own initiatives should do well through mid-Feb. Take care of your income, friendships and older siblings through Feb.
Pisces: Be patient with relationships; no major problems, but weakness. Consider research, language, mystical experiences and ancient knowledge. There may be setbacks with status and family life through mid-Feb. Be vigilant with your professional life through Feb. Expect issues with debts, disputes, fire, theft or scandals in the workplace.