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Moon Sign Predictions January 2016

By Kshitij Sharma, December 17, 2015

The monthly horoscope for January 2016 is presented for you based on the moon sign, i.e. janma rashi in your horoscope, based on the Vedic niryana system. Please do not substitute your Sun sign or a western astrology moon sign here. If you do not know your janma rashi, please refer to the kundali application on this page. 8th house presence for Chandra is called Chandrashtama and is a period of grave caution. These dates are indicated. The dates for caution on financial matter are also indicated. People with a particular janma rashi should avoid dealing in financial matters on these dates, e.g. investment of property, stock market, giving and taking loans should be avoided.

The planetary positions for the month of January 2016 are as follows.

Sun is in Sagittarius till 15th of Jan. It then moved to Capricorn and Makar Sankranti would be celebrated.

  • Jupiter aspects Sun till it is in Sagittarius
  • Sun comes under 4th aspect of Mars once it moves to Capricorn
  • Sun also comes under 3rd aspect of Saturn

Mars is in Libra for the entire month of January 2016

  • Ketu starts aspecting Mars through its 9th house aspect once Ketu moves to Aquarius

Mercury is in Capricorn at the beginning of the month. It becomes retrograde on Jan 05 and subsequently moves back to sagittarius on 14th of the month

  • Mars aspects mercury though its 4th house aspect when Mercury is in Capricorn
  • In Sagittarius, Mercury is aspected by Jupiter
  • Venus starts conjunction with Mercury
  • Mercury is under close aspect of Rahu.

Jupiter is in Leo.

  • Jupiter becomes retrograde on January 08. It resumes forward motion on May 09, 2016
  • Jupiter and Rahu are very close to each other throughout Jan. They are within 2degrees of each other, even though they may be apart in signs
  • Jupiter/Rahu conjunction aka Guru Chandal Yoga with Rahu in Jan.

Venus is in Scorpio till 19th and then move to Sagittarius.

  • Venus is closely conjunct with Saturn in Scorpio.
  • Rahu would also start aspecting Venus.

Saturn is in Scorpio through the month

  • Venus is closely conjunct with Saturn in Scorpio.

Rahu moves to Leo on 9th Jan as per the software on this site. Other sites indicate 31 Jan. The truth is somewhere in middle.

  • Rahu will come under asepct of Saturn.
  • The transit of Rahu and Ketu will be covered in a dedicated article.

Ketu is located in the sign of Pisces, but is about to move out to Aquarius in Jan 2016.

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Aries – Mesha Janma Rashi

Sun transits through 9th and 10th house during the month. Saturn is going through the eighth house transit – Ashtama Shani that has been causing a problem with support from others. Mars is transiting through the manglik 7th house transit. A fortunate Jupiter transit is in progress. Rahu will be been going through a 5th house transitwhile Ketu moves to a favourable 11th house. Venus will also go through 8th and 9th house transit. Mercury is transiting through 10th house transit and then will be in retrograde motion back to 9th house.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Be a little careful on family front when manglik house transit kicks in. It will be a time of unpleasant arguments and strained relation with partner/spouse. For those who are not yet married, they will get a  good chance to meet someone new, but they will not be able to commit due to wavering mind. 2nd part of the month will bring good support from people in the work place.

Travel: Religious travel during 1st half is indicated. In the 2nd half, be aware of faux pas committed during travel, wrt. the people you are working with. Do not do anything to make them upset.

Health: Eye and ear disorders are indicated as in previous months. Addiction of some form will come back. The second half of the month will bring in good health.

Finance, Business & Job: Work well with superiors at work and with government if you are in business. Make compromises if you need to. These compromises will remove the impediments for you and you can make use of these for the next two months as far as finances and work is concerned. Compromise with peers/partners will also be required. A hard headed approach can yield to loss of name. Students will continue to have a good time in studies. In the 2nd half of the month though, forgetfulness will dominate. Do not miss classes.

Chandrashtama days: January 6th, 7th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Taurus – Vrishabha Janma Rashi

This will be a mixed month for Taurus rashi borns, with 2nd half of the month better than first. Sun moves from 8th house to 9th house in transit. Jupiter is now in an adverse 3rd house transit. Saturn’s adhayia shani seventh house transit indicates problem in married life and relationships. Mars sixth house transit makes it a favourable transit, however, Sun moves to Mars’ vedha house to neutralize some effects in 2nd half of the month. Lagna lord Venus is going through 7th house transit, helping both the lagna as well as the 7th ouse. Mercury transits through 9th and later on 8th house.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Good time is indicated between romantic partners, which is a breath of fresh air especially after Nov/Dec 2015. Till about the 2nd week, work hard and invest time in the relationship if you are committed and are planning to take the relationship forward. Those planning for kids can be successful in conception.

Travel: Although December holidays are over, a vacation can still be taken at your leisure. Business travel may not yield results and may turn into just a fun, recreational activity.

Health: Stress and worries will cause anxiety and related disorders of the stomach or blood pressure. It is required to pay attention to diet. Fever, stomach infection is also indicated.

Finance, Business & Job: In business and place of work, you may seem to be out of favour from the government or superiors. They may not think much of your abilities during the period. However, it is important not to lose focus in the time being. In a month or so, the tide will turn into your favour. So be prepared. Your will get help in litigation and court cases, e.g. paternal property disputes. However, cases against the government will go against you or you will not have the desired quantum of success. Get your personal and company’s financial strategy in place during this cycle. If you are buying property, consider adding your wife’s name to the loan and sale deed. It will be helpful.

Chandrashtama days: January 8th, 9th, 10th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Gemini – Mithuna Janma Rashi

January will be a mixed month for the Gemini borns. Sun will be going through 7th and 8th house transits. Jupiter’s transit is adverse. Mars is going through the 5th house transit that will give some emotional turmoil. Saturn’s transit continues to be favourable. Mercury is going through 8th followed by 7th house transit. Venus will be going through 6th house transit. Rahu’s transit will be favourable.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Unnecessary arguments can lead to emotional problems that affect the home environment. Partner is seen as adversary and may lead to competitive situations at home. Mind may wander around. There could be problems with children. You will need to work with relatives and neighbours. Communication can be improved by talking well with others.

Travel: Avoid travel if you can, since the indications are that they will not be very fruitful. Or else, you may have to plan in advance and ensure that you stick to the plan.

Health: Keep away from deep fried, spicy food if you want to avoid heart burns and upset stomach. This may cause weakness and you may not be at your energetic best. Sattvik diet, low in salt and spices is what you need.

Finance, Business & Job: Please be careful about the legal angle in all the transactions related to land and housing. Do not fall into the traps laid by business partners as you may become victim of deceit. Diplomacy is required. Self promotion is required. Discipline is also required. If you pay good attention to the fine print, you can indeed win against your adversaries.

Chandrashtama days: January 11th, 12th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th, 25th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Cancer – Karka Jamna Rashi

This will be progressively a tougher month for Cancer rashi borns. Jupiter’s transit is favourable. Sun is going through 6th house and 7th house transit, which will be hard, especially post Makar Sankranti. Mars is in an unfavourable manglik house transit when it moves to Libra. Venus would  be in the 5rd house transit and hence beneficial. Mercury is going through your 7th followed by 6th house transit. Saturn is going through a 5th house transit. Rahu/Ketu transit to 2/8 axis will be tougher as both go through adverse transits.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Problems with relatives is indicated during the month. Your own mood swings could add to the problem. Avoid being dominating and bossy around people in the house. Sensitivity to others problems is usually less in this period. Those in leadership role could suffer from their followers.

Travel: You are done with your December holidays and aren’t much inclined to travel during the month. Business travel could be avoided as it will become stressful.

Health: Do not ignore any signs of chest troubles or infection during the month. There could be anxiety caused by family members that may lead to health problems.

Finance, Business & Job: Finish important projects requiring support from higher ups in the first half of the month. Competition in business as well as office politics will drag you down during the 2nd half. Enlist support of your subordinates, but don’t boss them around. Partnerships with people on levels lower than you will help you during the entire month. Expenditure will be on rise.

Chandrashtama days: January 13th, 14th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 21st, 22nd, 26th, 27th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Leo – Simha Janma Rashi

January will overall be an average to favourable month for Leo rashi borns. Jupiter’s 1st house transit is underway. Sun is going through 5th house and 6th house transit. Mars is in 3rd house favourable transit. Venus is moving through 4th house. Mercury moves through 6th and later 5th house. Saturn’s ardha-ashtama is an unfavourable transit, which is further tougher on you at emotional level. Rahu/Ketu will move to 1/7 axis, which will lead to stressful situations in coming months.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Aggression will exist in the mind and the thought of dominating any situation will have to be tempered. Overall, this will be a war of attrition between you and others you deal in your family, including your children and spouse. Will power will be strong. All I can say is that don’t make it a competition. When Sun moves out of Sagittarius, there will be good muhurtas and opportunities for marriage also.

Travel: Short travels to learn something new will be good.

Health: Your own health will be good, but be aware of health of your children. Those exercising in gym etc. should be careful not to hurt themselves. You will be agitated, but meditation will help you calm your mind.

Finance, Business & Job: 2nd half of January is decidedly better than first half. A lot of long pending projects should get cleared in 2nd half of the month. You will be able to close deals in real estate area. Learning new skills will come naturally. Students will have a good time with increase in learning abilities. Still, there will be some distractions that will hamper close observation and will make them lose focus. If you cannot avoid stress, make stress your friend.

Chandrashtama days: January 15th, 16th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 1st & 2nd, 23rd to 25th, 28th to 30th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Virgo – Kanya Janma Rashi

This would be a tough month for Kanya rashi borns, indicated by obstacles. They are supported by good transit of Saturn however under the vedha of Jupiter. Jupiter itself is in an adverse 12th house transit for a year. Sun’s transit houses will be 4th and 5th houses. Mars is going through a 2nd house manglik transit. Rashi lord Mercury will be in 5th house at first and then since being retrograde will move to 4th house. Venus is in favourable 3rd house transit, but under vedha for first part of the month. Afterwards, it moves to 4th house.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Disputes and arguments are indicated in home environment. Emotions and tempers could run a little high. You will be inclined to lay easy and procrastinate. Party time outside rather than spending intimate time with partner is indicated.

Travel: There will be obstacles during long distance travel and will cause discomfort.

Health: Health problem in form of fever, body ache is indicated. Lower abdomen problems and illness to children is also indicated. Keep away from bad habits like beedi, cigarettes etc.

Finance, Business & Job: You are likely to spend a lot of money on yourself for items of luxury. Expenditure therefore will be high. Do not break your fixed deposits for putting money in risky investments as the money will likely be burnt. This can cause stress related health problems also. At the place of business, competition will catch up to you.  The second half of the month will be good for students. They can be creative, but they also need to understand that taking short cut route and breaking rules to achieve success will not work.

Chandrashtama days: January 17th, 18th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 3rd, 4th, 5th, 26th, 27th, 31st

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Libra – Tula Janma Rashi

Sun is going through 3rd house and 4th house transits. Saturn is in Scorpio and this means that the last leg of Sadhe sati is going on for Libra rashi borns. Jupiter is going through an auspicious 11th house transit, which is mitigating the effect of sadhe sati. Rashi lord Venus’ transit through 2nd and 3rd house is positive, but Mars causes a vedha to Venus during the 2nd part of the month. Mercury is going through 4th house followed by 3rd transit as it is in retrogression. Sun causes vedha to Mercury in 1st part of the month. Mars is going through 1st house in transit.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Due to Mars’ 1st house transit, you will be hot headed and rash in your communication. You will also come across as insensitive and may have problems maintaining relations. Do not allow your name and reputation to be sullied. This is also a period where you will have energy and indicates period of intense activity at home.

Travel: Through the month, short travel is indicated, which will be beneficial.  Travel during second half can be stressful.

Health: Good health is indicated in 1st half of the month. Be careful with injuries and illness in upper part of the body.

Finance, Business & Job: Clear communication of your goals will be helpful at work. At the place of business, a good advertising campaign will help. Ignore the obstacles and take the problems head on. There can be financial challenges, but more problems are indicated in coming months and not right away. 1st half will be a good time for students and teachers. In the second part of the month, do not take a major decisions, especially in real estate area.

Chandrashtama days: January 26th, 27th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 8th, 9th, 13th, 14th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Scorpio – Vrishchika Jamna Rashi

Saturn’s transit through your janma rashi is the second of the three part Sadhe sati for you. Jupiter’s transit isn’t a favourable one. Rashi lord Mars is going through manglik 12th house transit towards the last part of the previous month. Mercury is in 3rd house transit through the month, moving on to 2nd in retrogression. Venus also going through the 1st house and 2nd transit, both of which are favourable transits. Sun will move through 2nd house transit and onward to 3rd house transit. The second part of the month would be decidedly better than first half.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Comfort in home environment is considered in the 2nd half. However, throughout the month, you may have problems with siblings and relatives. This is a time to look back at past actions and critically examine them. Make good quality time for your partner and this will ensure good time in domestic environment. Depending on positive dasha period and intent, this is also a good time for conception and childbirth in family.

Travel: This is a good period to take a long trip. It will be beneficial. These can be clubbed with learning or health tourism, i.e., you can take a vacation to improve your health.

Health: The first part of the month can indicate eye or ENT infection. The period can also result in heartburn or other such problems due to pitta imbalance.

Finance, Business & Job: Continuing from last month, be careful with paperwork while taking and giving loans. You should be cautious if a stranger brings in a business proposal. Do not allow others at work or in business to take credit for your work. Visibility to higher ups is extremely important. Devise campaigs to reach out to customers if you are running a business, but do not allow a competitor to highjack your agenda. You can be a good negotiator during this period if dealing in real estate. This will also be a good time for students and interest in new areas of learning.

Chandrashtama days: January 19th, 20th

Days of caution on financial matters:  January 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 31st

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Sagittarius – Dhanu Janma Rashi

Saturn’s transit through Scorpio indicates that Sagittarians are going through the first leg of Sadhe sati. The Jupiter 9th house transit is good and is compensating for the Sadhe sati. Sun going through 1st and 2nd house transit. Mars moves to 11th house during the last part of the previous month.  Mercury moves through 2nd and later on 1st house of the zodiac. Venus moves through 12th and 1st house. Rahu/Ketu will from 10/4 axis to 9/3 axis. Ketu’s favourable transit will have Saturn’s vedha throughout, which will bring down the quality of the transit.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Family members and relatives will go out of way and cooperate with you in your work, but do not take them for a ride. Do pay attention and thank them in return. Such small doses of diplomacy will be required. Be careful with new friends that are made during the transit.

Travel: Business travel will continue and separation from family is indicated.

Health: Avoid taking stress. Anxiety can lead to heart problems and blood pressure, especially in 1st part of the month. 2nd part of the month will be better for health with seasonal irritants.

Finance, Business & Job: Litigation with respect to real estate is indicated. This can get resolved in your favour and show overall gains. You can also be a good negotiator. If you have the right risk appetite, consider fresh investments, but do not get swayed by people you cannot trust. Expenditure will also be high on yourself. Large expenditure can eat into savings. In the 2nd part of the month, debt can be a problem. This will be a good time for students.

Chandrashtama days: January 23rd, 24th, 25th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Capricorn – Makara Janma Rashi

Saturn’s 11th house transit continues to be good. Jupiter is transiting through your 8th house and is an adverse transit. Sun’s transit through 12th and 1st house transit is not favourable. Mars transits through 10th house. Venus is transiting through 11th house. Mercury is transiting through 1st house and then 12th house. January 2016 will overall be an average to adverse month for Makar rashi borns.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: While the friends and close relatives were supporting in recent past, they would not be very supporting now. You may be feeling selfish now. However, you cannot be asocial in the current environment. You should proactively work hard to remove any misunderstandings that may crop up between you and others.

Travel: No major outcomes can be expected from tours during the month. Those who depend on travels as a part of their job will face some disappointments.

Health:  Problems with nerves and leg injuries are again expected. 1st half of the month could bring in eye problems. Spicy food and greesy food should be avoided. While heart problems and other related ailments are lifestyle problems and cannot be caused and controlled in short term, such transits trigger the issue. It would be good to get health checkups done during January.

Finance, Business & Job: During the first half, expenditure will be huge. You may be stressed about work, but that cannot mean that you take short cuts and break rules. It is better to be straightforward and direct in actions and communication. You are very likely to succeed if you show courage. Possibility of income from multiple sources is indicated. In the 2nd half of the month, be aware of two important financial developments – (1) there is a possibility of you getting into litigation and (2) new avenues of investments can open up.

Chandrashtama days: January 26th, 27th

Days of caution on financial matters: January  6th, 7th, 13th, 14th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Aquarius – Kumbha Janma Rashi

Aquarians will have an average month of January 2016. Saturn is going through 10th house transit, which is helpful only because it is rashi swami as well. Jupiter is now moving through favourable 7th house in the horoscope. Venus moves through unfavourable 10th house. Mars is in manglik 8th house transit, which will cause problems to partners and to spouse and then moves to 9th house in last part of the month. Mercury moves to unfavourable 12th house transit and then moves to favourable 11th house, but will not give beneficial results since there is vedha of Sun. Sun moves from favourable 11th to 12th house transit.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: You will get favour from new friends formed now. Disagreement with teachers, mentors, father is indicated. Miscommunication with spouse will not help anyone. Parties and get-togethers are indicated and those looking for romantic alliances should be able to be in good company of opposite sex.

Travel: Travel will be hectic, but worthwhile. It will be a good use of your time and energy.

Health: Health problems are indicated, but not much. Second half indicates stress and health problems due to lack of sleep.

Finance, Business & Job: Past couple of months were good for job and business, with ample support coming from authorities and superiors. This is likely to change from Jan 2nd week onwards when there will be a speed-breaker in the seemingly smooth highway. Be aware and be prepared. There could be unethical opposition from someone at place of work too. To get around this problem, work and act like a leader with a large heart. Overall, this can be turned into a helpful period and such speed-bumps should not bother you a lot.

Chandrashtama days: January 1st, 2nd, 28th, 29th, 30th

Days of caution on financial matters: January 11th, 12th, 15th, 16th

Horoscope for January 2016 for Moon sign Pisces – Meena Janma Rashi

Saturn goes through 9th house transit. Jupiter’s 6th house transit is also causing distress. Sun’s 10th house and 11th house transit will be very favourable. Mars will be going through an unfavourable manglik house transit through Libra in 8th house transit. Venus’ transit in 9th house is favourable, but the same planet’s 10th house transit will not be favourable. Mercury moves through 11th & then 10th house transit due to retrogression.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Provided that you continue to head the past month’s advice of not antagonizing your wife and inlaws, this can be a good time at home. Auspicious events can be planned, especially when Sun enters Makara after Makara Sankranti. On the negative side, you will start feeling a big negative about yourself and doubting your own abilities. Take care of these demons in your mind as they are nothing more than demons.

Travel: There are no major indications of travel during the month.

Health: You can suffer from food poisoning or ulcers problems. Keep your body hydrated all the time and drink a lot of water during this period.

Finance, Business & Job: Maintain a low profile at work and do not get into fights with co-workers. Superiors will listen to you. Hence, you need to maintain a balance between trying to please your boss and getting into a conflict with peers and unknown people. If this is done, you have stars on your side to shine. Work towards expanding your business or portfolio. Marketing and sales campaign will be helpful. Students will do well in mathematics in the 2nd half of the month.

Chandrashtama days: January 3rd, 4th, 5th, 31st

Days of caution on financial matters: January 13th, 14th, 17th, 18th

One comment

  • Comment by Maltesh on January 21, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    My DOB is 12th May 1977 at 9.30 am pls suggest any good mantras or remidy to come back in good streamline

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