For natives born between July 24 to August 23
(These predictions are Solar-based. Readers are requested to take date of birth into considering when reading these predictions.)
Hindi Name: Simha
Date of Birth: 24th July to 23rd August
Ruling Planet: Surya (SUN)
Nakshatras: Magha, Poorva Phalguni
Lucky Numbers: 3, 9, 1, 2
Lucky Days: Sunday, Wednesday
Lucky Colours: Red, Yellow, Orange
Lucky Stones: Ruby, Diamond
Sun will enter Leo on July 24 and stay there till August 23. It is the sign of royalty, with royal people, rulers and politicians born under it.
2018 will bring out the materialistic and dull characteristics of a Leo. It might be the year in which you will be trying to let go of pampering habits.
The planets Saturn and Jupiter will favor you and let you be the center of attraction through the whole year.
Expect drastic changes in both professional and personal aspects of your life. 2018 will be the year that is filled with a lot of activity. Leo men and women will need to keep their sensitive side at bay as it might hinder your growth and progress in life.
If your birth date falls between the dates July 23rd to August 22nd, then you belong to the Zodiac sign Leo. If one wants to advance in life then the Leo man/woman will have to step out of comfort zone and tread in unknown territories.
Different circumstances will keep popping up through 2018 but you have to adapt to the changes if you want the year to be good and full of success. Adapting to the changes will aid in character development as well as personality development.
If you have an inherent attitude of being confident then you definitely belong to Leo Zodiac sign. Leo lends the traits like brave and ambitious to the person born with this Zodiac sign. Other traits of a Leo are energetic, charismatic and more. Even with such a brave attitude it is always necessary that you keep a clear vision about what the future has in store for you. Here are the predictions for 2018.
Jupiter in 3rd house till mid October and then in 4th house, Rahu in 12th house and Ketu in 6th house, Saturn in 5th house throughout the year, together determine the major transit results this year.
In this year’s chart, Lord of your Sign which is Sun is located in your 5th house Sagittarius which is ruled by Jupiter. 5th house is house of Vocation result. During this year you need to seriously introspect whether your present Vocation represents your true purpose of life or not and you have to identify your true Vocation during this year itself. This will be a challenging process. During the first 3 quarters, you will have to face this challenge till you find your true Vocation.
The transit of Saturn in Sagittarius will see a movement in your house of children and investments. You might not be very happy with regards to matters connecting with children. Finances, partners, lovers, friends will do some backstabbing.
Negativity in thought and some differences of opinion with children could come about creating unnecessary hassles.
Further thinking could be pessimistic and negative and some difficult ideas could originate which create hassles for you.
Rahu in 12th will create insomnia.
Your frank opinions and attitude will not be appreciated.
You will enjoy favorable results in all aspects of your life. Name, fame and a promotion is also indicated in job or profession. Long standing desires will be fulfilled. New opportunities are indicated. Enough patience is needed in discussions to achieve desired results. You will work to bring some reforms in working environment which will have an opposition from your co-workers. The lack of morality in society hurts you a lot. Your co-workers gain more benefits than you. You will face challenges sincerely without escaping even though you have an opportunity. Leadership qualities will be exhibited to align all the work force and achieve successful results. Change of job for more benefits may give you disappointments. People residing in foreign land find bright opportunities. An opportunity will be rejected in film industry. Success is indicated in competitive examinations against all odds.
Auspicious functions will be performed satisfactorily. You will make efforts to get into strong bond with the near and dear. Anxiety and worries will be high in the issues related to children. Financial assistance need to be given to someone residing far away from you. Cordial relations will be established with the siblings. You will work hard to uplift the family and it’s reputation. Rejecting a love proposal make you upset. Growth of children in later half is better than in first half of the year. Income increases in family. You will work hard to retain and develop public relations. The behavioral change of friends make you upset. Additions in family indicated. A possibility for the deferences indicated with the spouse or partners during second half. Your anxiety about the future of your children make you restless. The inconvenience of your close associates make you upset and you will help secretly.
Favorable time for the people in handicrafts, catering, medicinal herbs, dairy, decorative items, stationary, electronic gadgets, leather products, imports and exports, agriculture and food products, distribution and contracts. You will be more inclined to do business than job. Efforts will be successful for foreign travel.
Growth is possible in financial state. Recovery of money and assets indicated. Increase of asset value make you delighted. Your expectations of receiving at least some of the saved funds in finance companies, may not be fulfilled due to mediators. You will not be able to derive any benefit of governments or law. Litigations about landed property of others will be resolved with your help and also you will gain monetary benefits. Care must be taken in communications and assigning responsibilities to avoid losses. Stay away from gambling and speculations. Income and expenditures both create a state of nil balance every time. Situations may put a pressure to be a surity for debt of some one.
2018 will be filled with peaks and troughs when it comes to the career of Leo men and women. Dealing with these issues will be difficult but your short term goals can be easily fulfilled. Hardships might come in the path of your career but plan your future career so that these hardships do not affect it adversely.
Professional ethics needs to be maintained so that projects can be completed within the allotted time period. Maintaining a positive relationship with peers and seniors is imperative so if any issues pop up then ensure that you understand it completely. While the first half of 2018 might have a heavy workload, the second half might be full of optimism and a stable position cam be reached in your career.
Expect quite a lot of twists and turns in your career during 2018. Career might not be stable for the majority of 2018 but various times you will get advancement opportunities.
Seizing these opportunities is essential, it might be difficult to do so every time but try to do so. Do not be stubborn, maintain a flexible attitude. This is the only way you will be able to survive the changes that impact your career in 2018.
Sometimes you will need to work for long period of time so that goals can be met with or deadlines are achieved. While handling such pressure do not stress out, be calm and remain optimistic at all times. Challenging times are on the charts during the retrogression phase of Mars.
During this period keep your head high and strive through but do not indulge in any changes. Taking care of any major change will be difficult so refrain from those. Always stay confident and maintain your patience in 2018.
Your love life is going to be great in 2018. Major changes are on the charts for all Leo men and women, whether they are in a relationship or single. Saturn and Jupiter will move to make you more attractive and improve your sensitive side. Hardships might come in your love life but expect benefits on the long run. The ways you usually express love need to be enhanced as it might be advantageous and bring forward many potential partners into your life.
A compromising attitude needs to be developed so that your romantic relationship gets a boost. Another major factor that needs to be developed is good communication with your partner. 2018 will definitely present many choices it is for you to choose the best partner to compliment you. This year your romantic life will be filled with passion and love. Express your feelings to your partner but make sure that you also take the time to listen and understand your partner’s feelings.
When it comes to finance, 2018 looks promising. Constraints and barriers will always be present but they will not be able to hold you back for long and all your desires will be fulfilled. Any kind of stagnant finances need to be trimmed. You also need to liquidate and encash your investments this year. On matters of finance do not take decisions in a rush. Think about the issue and then take the best solution available.
2018 might also present before you certain unavoidable and unplanned expenditure. Take decisions that will help you stay away from any financial burden that would reduce your savings. At regular intervals keep a watch on the budget so that you do not fall prey to the few hardships that might come your way.
Some circumstances might pop up in which you will be asked to spend money for near ones, but stay away from these emotional financial disturbances as much as possible as it might cause harm in the long run. Organize your finances well so that if any debts and loans need to be taken, they can be paid off without any problem. Remember this year you must not splurge, instead you must save keeping in mind that the far future cannot be foreseen.
This year your health will see both ups and downs in health. You might want to stay healthy yearlong but a number of times, various health issues are bound to pop up. Weakness of the body and mind are bound to occur. Stay calm and patient as that is the only way to regain strength of mind and body. You must make sure that you are following a healthy diet and work out session on a regular basis. While exercising, remember that physical exertion is not prescribed, so do take rest whenever needed. Stress and strain are on the cards around the middle of 2018. Complications might arise, so stay alert about your health.
Make sure that you take up activities that will keep your mind and body relaxed. Rejuvenating the body and mind should be on your schedule to stay healthy. Overall health might not be too good this year but work out and eat healthy to try and maintain your health. Other things to keep in mind are reducing stress levels and not overworking.
2018 will be a testing year when it comes to meeting up with the responsibilities that a Leo man or woman has towards their family and friends. Jupiter and Saturn will favor you in 2018. Use that to protect yourself and stay away from all kinds of problems with the family. Any advice that friends and family members give you must be taken into serious consideration only then will your personal life be filled with joy and happiness. Elder and younger members of your family might seek your guidance in 2018.
This year you will stay energetic about supporting family and friends in trouble but beware about making rushed decisions as they might have adverse effects on you future. Make sure that you stay in contact with family and friends. They will give you the support and strength to face hardships.
Timely diet and sleep should be your aim this year. Practice religion and moral ethics on Saturdays.
Let us have a look at what the stars have in store for the Leo born people in the months of 2018.
Engineer Rameshwar Prasad
(B.Tech., M.Tech., P.G.D.C.A., P.G.D.M.)