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Forecast for March 2017

By Kshitij Sharma, February 22, 2017

The monthly horoscope for March 2017 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 March 2017 are as follows.


  • Sun is in Aquarius at the beginning of the month and will move to Pisces on 15th March.
  • Mercury will be conjunct Sun during 1st half of month.
  • Sun will be in the Rahu/Ketu axis during 1st part of the month and under tremendous malefic pressure.
  • Venus will be conjunct Sun in 2nd part of the Month
  • Jupiter will be in opposition of Sun while in Pisces.


  • Mars will be in Aries through the month.
  • Rahu has 9th house aspect on Mars.


  • Mercury will spend 1st half of the month in friendly Aquarius.
  • It then moves to Pisces on 11th, which is debilitation sign for Mercury. However, since Jupiter aspects Mercury, there is a possibility of Neechabhanga of Mercury during the month.
  • Mercury moves to Aries on 27th of March.


  • Jupiter is moving through Virgo
  • Jupiter is retrograde throughout the month.
  • Mercury, Venus and Saturn have aspect on Jupiter.


  • Venus will move through exaltation sign of Pisces through the month.
  • It becomes retrograde on 5th of the month, thereby reducing the effect of exaltation.
  • Jupiter has 7th house aspect on Venus, which helps.


  • Saturn will now be transiting through Sagittarius.
  • Rahu has 5th house aspect on Saturn.
  • Saturn is losing speed through last week of Feb and March. It becomes retrograde on 15th March.


  • Rahu/Ketu continue their transit through Leo/Aquarius axis.
  • Sun will be conjunct Ketu during its transit through Aquarius.
  • Saturn will have 3rd house aspect on Ketu, while Ketu is located in Saturn’s sign.

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Aries – Mesha Janma Rashi

Sun transits through auspicious 11th and then adverse 12th during the month. Saturn is going through  inauspicious 9th house transit and will have cheshta-bal during the 2nd half of the month. Mars is going through 1st house swakshetra transit. Jupiter’s transit through 6th house is difficult. Rahu is going through a 5th house transit. Ketu is also going through a favourable 11th house transit. Venus will also go through favourable 12th house. Mercury is transiting through auspicious 10th and then 11th house. Overall, March will be a tough month for Aries born.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: It will be difficult for friends and family to deal with you during the month as you will be aggressive. Unnecessary arguments are indicated during the month. This aggression will have negative impact on your stress levels in the 2nd part of the month. You could be misunderstood and you can face dejection from your relatives.

Travel: During the 1st part of the month, no major indications of travel are indicated. Foreign travel is indicated after 15th March. Only during the fag end of the month will travel be good and results will be obtained.

Health: Infection and accidents in the face area are indicated. 1st half of the month will still be good for health. Eye infection and lack of good sleep is indicated during 2nd half. Throughout the period when Jupiter is retrograde, you need to be cautious about existing diseases becoming worse.

Finance, Business & Job: Whether or not results are visible during the month, hard work is making a difference and is getting noticed. Royal patronage, i.e., help from superiors, bosses, government may seem to go down during the 2nd half of the month adding to stress at the place of work or business. However, praying to lagna lord Mars will do you enough good. Use your imagination and creativity for getting new projects.

This is a good time to make new investments and rejigging your financial portfolio. Talk to an investment advisor and take good advice from people around you. Do not invest just on pure speculation.

Chandrashtama days: 18-Mar, 19-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 1-Mar, 4-Mar 5-Mar, 27-Mar, 28-Mar, 31-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Taurus – Vrishabha Janma Rashi

This will be a good month for Taurus rashi borns. Sun goes through favourable 10th and then 11th house transits. Jupiter moves through auspicious 5th house transit. Saturn will go through inauspicious 8th house transit and will indicate loss of support from others. Mars will be going through manglik 12th house transit. Mercury moves through auspicious 11th house in transit, but has vedha of Mars. Rahu and Ketu are moving through the 4th and 10th houses respectively in the janma rashi chart. Lagna lord Venus is going through auspicious 11th in exaltation, although the retrogression will complicate matters a little for you.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Good time is indicated through friends, relatives and social network. However, at home, things will be difficult and troublesome with partner/spouse. The manglik transit also interferes with meeting new people and starting a relationship. Do not become aggressive during arguments with others.

Travel: Travel will not be fulfilling. Not much will be accomplished during the trips undertaken during the month.

Health: Physiological health will be good. Lack of sleep can cause stress and unnecessary worries.

Finance, Business & Job: The month will be good for career. This is in general a good period for business and job prospects. However, you remain your own hurdle in the way. It doesn’t matter if you aren’t getting credit for what you do. Do not construe it to be failure. You may not get a lot of help from peers. Women in your team may turn against you. Still, it is contingent upon you to demonstrate large heartedness and leadership in business setting. Superiors and government will help you move forward.

Increased income will also be accompanied with increased expenditure and extravagance.

Chandrashtama days: 20-Mar, 21-Mar, 22-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 2-Mar, 3-Mar, 6-Mar, 7-Mar, 29-Mar, 30-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Gemini – Mithuna Janma Rashi

March will be a better month than the last few months for Mithuna rashi persons. 2nd half will further be better than the 1st. Sun will be going through unfavourable 9th and then favourable 10th house transit. Jupiter moves through unfavourable 4th house. Mars is transiting through favourable 11th house. Saturn’s transit through 7th house is adhaiya Shani. Mercury is going through 10th with vedha of Saturn and then 11th favourable transits. 10th house transit of Venus is unfavourable. Rahu’s transit is favourable, while Ketu’s transit is not.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: There will be cooperation from family members. This is also a good time for children. Take care of your father’s health during 1st half. Too much work and responsibility may keep you from having good time with friends and making new acquaintances from opposite sex, but you should find time for yourself to let your hair down. 2nd half will be better in dealing with people and getting help from there.

Travel:  Long distance travel will be good during the month.

Health: Stress and worries will bother you during 1st half of the month. These problems should go away in 2nd half. Back pain, neck pain can bother you.

Finance, Business & Job: Create good alignment with superiors and government functionaries during 1st half of the month. Avoid the circumstances where you walk into unethical issues. Things will be good from 2nd half of the month onwards. Businesses will flourish. You can make plans for future growth. Similarly, for people in job, it will be period for promotion. But it all depends on the company you keep.

Property/real-estate will help you gain money.

Chandrashtama days: 23-Mar, 24-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 4-Mar, 5-Mar, 8-Mar, 9-Mar, 10-Mar, 31-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Cancer – Karka Jamna Rashi

March 2017 will be a tougher month than usual for Cancer borns. Sun is going through unfavourable 8th and 9th house transits. Mars will move through unfavourable 10th house transit. Venus would be in the 9th house favourable transit and gains through cheshta-bala. Mercury is going through unfavourable 9th and 10th houses in transit. Saturn is moving through favourable 6th house, but Mercury causes vedha during few weeks in the month. Rahu/Ketu axis is going through 2nd and 8th houses. Jupiter is going through inauspicious 3rd transit.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: During the first part of the month, there could be disagreements within home environment and between the spouses. The onus is on you to find a good balance between ego and taking care of others.

Travel: Journeys can be troublesome. 2nd part of the month will be better as far as travel is concerned.

Health: Retrograde Jupiter will cause some problems with existing diseases. Heart problems should not be ignored. Remain hydrated. Skin problems – rashes etc. are indicated.

Finance, Business & Job: Some obstacles aside, this should still be a better period for career. Tide will turn. If you are being reckless and/or ambitious at the place of work, be cautious and do your homework before taking risks.  Creativity in communication – i.e., talking to others properly, marketing yourself well, choosing the right battles are important during the month and during coming couple of months as well. Just think a little ahead. Long term strategy should be kept in mind instead of smaller short terms gains. This is an excellent time to develop career plans and make progress.

Chandrashtama days: 25-Mar, 26-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 6-Mar, 7-Mar, 11-Mar, 12-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Leo – Simha Janma Rashi

March will again be an average month for Leo rashi borns, where 2nd half will be tougher than 1st. Jupiter’s favourable 2nd house transit is in progress. Sun is going through adverse 7th and 8th houses in transit. Mars is out of the manglik 8th house and is not moving through 9th transit during the month. Venus is moving through 8th favourable house transit, but Saturn will cause a vedha to prevent good results. Mercury moves through auspicious 8th house transit. Saturn’s 5th house transit is an unfavourable one. Rahu/Ketu are in 1/7 axis, which indicates stressful situations.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Responsibility rises through the transit and is tough between partners and for children. You will not be able to provide enough time and attention to them. Lack of attention can create other problems. During this period, problems are also indicated with close friends and neighbors. There is a hunger of get out of the house and do something alone, spend time alone, etc. Though romance is in the air and love affairs are also indicated, but overwork can take away the opportunity. Now that you have read this section carefully, you can be careful and not let the opportunities go.

Travel: Plan well ahead for long journeys. They will bring luck, but they will be tiring as well.

Health: Stomach problems, diseases of intestine are indicated. You will get tired quickly. Overall enthusiasm levels may come down. Be careful with the health of wife and children as well.

Finance, Business & Job: This will be a tough month between partners in business. Be careful with disagreements leading to legal problems. Disagreement with authorities is indicated. Be careful with your reputation and what others are talking about you. However, all of this is well within your control. Quality and quantity of good communication can and will solve all the problems.

Chandrashtama days: 1-Mar, 27-Mar, 28-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 8-Mar 9-Mar, 10-Mar, 13-Mar, 14-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Virgo – Kanya Janma Rashi

March will start on a favourable note for Virgo rashi but then will be worse towards the 2nd half. For Virgo rashi borns Saturn’s transit through 4th house is tough. Mars is transiting through manglik 8th house. Jupiter is going through adverse 1st house transit. Sun’s transit houses will be auspicious 6th and then inauspicious 7th. Rashi lord Mercury will also be going through 7th and 8th house transits. Venus will go through unfavourable 7th house transit. Rahu/Ketu axis is going through 12/6 transit and Ketu’s 6th house transit is auspicious. There is no vedha for Ketu.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: In the first half of the month, things will be good and there will be comfort of home. However, family conflict will rise in the 2nd half of the month. Both ego as well as loose anger will play a part. Do not let it spiral into a crisis.

Travel: Travel is indicated in the 2nd part of the month. It will be tiring and will cause fatigue.

Health: Be careful with what you eat. You will be able to manage only less spicy food. Avoid eating out such that you avoid infections.

Finance, Business & Job: There is lot of marketing, sales and such activities indicated in 1st part. Those in business will prosper. This is not a good time for being in debt, although more problems are indicated in 2nd part of the month. Similarly, in the 2nd part of the month, there are chances that reputation will be marred. Safe way out for any financial transactions is required. You should be able to approach others for settlement of long pending lawsuits. 1st half of the month is better for the same.

Gambling should be avoided. Property dealing will be auspicious.

Chandrashtama days: 2-Mar, 3-Mar, 29-Mar, 30-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 11-Mar, 12-Mar, 15-Mar, 16-Mar, 17-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Libra – Tula Janma Rashi

Sun is going through inauspicious 5th house transit followed by auspicious 6th. Saturn is going through auspicious 3rd house transit. Jupiter is going through an inauspicious 12th house transit. Rashi lord Venus is going through adverse 6th house transit. Mercury is going through favourable 6th. Mars is going through inauspicious 7th house manglik transit. Rahu is going through a favourable 11th house transit (but there is vedha of Sun in 1st half), while Ketu through an adverse 5th house transit. Overall an average month due to some obstacles.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Manglik transit indicates problem with spouse and partner. This is a clear case of requirement of good communication with him/her. Otherwise, misunderstandings can occur. Explain all things – small or big, important or unimportant. Good communication will lead to happiness and enjoyment. Good results will be obtained in 2nd half of the month.

Travel: Accidents and disputes can occur during travels.

Health: Avoid alcohol during the month. blood pressure and heart problems can occur during the month. 2nd half of the month would be better for health.

Finance, Business & Job: Like it is suggested for family environment, communication will be important in work environment too. Keeping peers and others happy will depend on how open you are with them and how much you avoid criticizing them in public . Compromise will also be required. Higher officials may harass you for money. 2nd half of the month will be better. Debts can be brought down through your efforts. During this period, peers will also be supportive and projects can be completed successfully.

Chandrashtama days: 4-Mar, 5-Mar, 31-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 13-Mar, 14-Mar, 18-Mar, 19-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Scorpio – Vrishchika Jamna Rashi

Saturn’s transit through 2nd sign from your janma rashi is the last part of sadhe sati for you. This will be a good month overall. Jupiter’s transit is the most favourable one, through 11th house. Rashi lord Mars is going through the 6th house transit. Mercury is going through adverse 5th and then auspicious 6th house transit. Venus is going through favourable 5th house transit. Sun will move through unfavourable 4th and 5th house in transit. Rahu/Ketu are going through 10th and 4th houses respectively.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment:  Unnecessary arguments between family members are indicated during 1st half of the month. During the 2nd half, it is important to take good care of children. If ego issues are cast aside, this can be a good month to meet with someone from opposite sex and alliances can be set up. This can also be a good time for party and entertainment. You will be blessed with good food.

Travel: Comfort at home is indicated, not outside. Be careful during travels. There are no major indications.

Health: Be careful with too much of good food. Indigestion and other stomach disorders can occur. Be careful as accidents are indicated during the month.

Finance, Business & Job: Debt problems can be resolved. Be careful while taking new loans, especially in real estate area, where there can be legal problems. Sadhe sati indicates financial insecurity and that is on the back of your mind. Still, other long terms transits indicate success after hard work. During the last part of the month, there will be successful completion of projects. You will also be able to manage expectations of those around you.

This is a good period for students, professionals in training, etc. Growth in professional skills is indicated as well.

Chandrashtama days: 6-Mar, 7-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 15-Mar, 16-Mar, 17-Mar, 20-Mar, 21-Mar, 22-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Sagittarius – Dhanu Janma Rashi

Saturn’s transit through Sagittarius indicates that Sagittarians are going through the second leg of Sadhe sati. The Jupiter 10th house transit is adverse. Sun is going through 3rd and then 4th house transits. Mars moves through 5th house transit. Mercury will be moving through 4th and then 5th house. Venus moves through 4th house favourable transit. Rahu/Ketu transit is now operating from 9/3 axis. Ketu’s favourable transit has no vedha now and will provide favourable results. This will be an average to tough month for you.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: 1st part of the month is favourable, but 2nd half will not give you the requisite support. The way transits are, it is better to sit back and relax during the month and look for some good time with friends and family around you. Do not strive too hard otherwise you will get frustrated. Do not go looking for trouble by keeping your ego very high. Do not get into competition with your spouse/partner on small things.

Travel: Short travels will be good. During the 2nd half, get your vehicles services lest it breaks down in the middle of the road.

Health: Abdominal problem, fever, infections are indicated. Protect your children against accidents.

Finance, Business & Job: Be careful with speculations and stock market during the month. Listen to experts and do not go just by gut feel.  Losses in other areas too are indicated in the 2nd half of the month. Expert advice will ensure that you do not stray in unknown areas. Lucky situations will not be there during the 2nd half and you will have to rely on your grit and determination. Sagittarians are known for the mental and physical activity and you must go to the core of your own self.

Chandrashtama days: 8-Mar, 9-Mar, 10-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 18-Mar, 19-Mar, 23-Mar, 24-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Capricorn – Makara Janma Rashi

Saturn’s transit indicates sadhe sati through 12th house in your horoscope. Jupiter is transiting through your 9th house and is an auspicious transit. Sun’s transit through 2nd house will be adverse, but that through 3rd house will be auspicious. Mars is transiting through unfavourable 4th house transit that is also a manglik transit. Venus is transiting through 3rd house favourable transit. Mercury is transiting through favourable 2nd and then 3rd houses transit, but the latter has vedha of Sun. Rahu/Ketu axis operates through 8/2 houses. It will be an average to good month. 2nd half will be better than 1st because of lack of unnecessary obstacles.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Ego problems do not allow for smooth sailing with people around you, whether they are friends, neighbors or relatives. Be careful with friends made during 1st half. Thoroughly check their antecedents. Disagreements with mother is also indicated. That said, there is comfort indicated through the month. You will enjoy company of others, even though if it is in superficial level.

Travel: Good short visits are indicated in the month. They will be good and fruitful.

Health: 2nd half of the month will be better for health. Throat problems, fever, abdominal problems are indicated during the month.

Finance, Business & Job: Be careful with who you deal with during the month, especially during 1st half. At the place of work, people who dislike you can be overactive. During the 1st half of the month, loans, real estate and property can cause stress. Any major decision should ideally be postponed to 2nd half. The transits are good for doing ground work, but not for execution of high level projects.

You can spend money to surround yourself with luxuries.

2nd half of the month will be good for students who want to take competitive exams. Mathematics, commerce students will do specially well.

Chandrashtama days: 11-Mar, 12-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 20-Mar, 21-Mar, 22-Mar, 25-Mar, 26-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Aquarius – Kumbha Janma Rashi

Sun is going through 1st and 2nd house transits both of which are inauspicious. Jupiter is going through inauspicious 8th house transit. Rahu/Ketu transit is going through the 1/7 axis. Lagna lord Saturn’s transit is now the best transit through 11th house, with aspect on your lagna. Mercury goes through 12th and 1st houses in transit. Mars transits through 3rd house auspicious house. Venus will go through a favourable 2nd house transit. Overall, it will be a good month as transits are favourable and there are no obstacles in form of vedhas too.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: You will keep focus on yourself during the 1st part of the month. It will spill over to 2nd half as well and people may think you are an egotist. It is important not to appear too dominating and communicate with others. Otherwise, this can be a good month with improvement in personality and focused aggression. For single people, alliances are also indicated if you are looking to get engaged.

Travel: There are obstacles in achieving the intended during the 1st half of the month. Important travel should be postponed to 2nd half.

Health: Good health is indicated during the month. Retrograde Jupiter will continue to cause problems. To take care of this, incorporate exercise into your routine.

Finance, Business & Job: The month indicates vigorous mental work and activity. The month also will help in focusing on money making ideas. If you are an entrepreneur, this will be a good month to analyze new projects, business opportunities with a rational mind.

Litigation regarding property can be indicated as there is a chance of conflict with family members. Still, logical mind will allow for good negotiations. Keep your investments in safe areas and do not venture into unknown. Loans being given and being recovered during this period will have problems.

The one important thing you have to keep in mind is not to break relationships with superiors and government officials. They can cause obstacles in projects.

Chandrashtama days: 13-Mar, 14-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 1-Mar, 23-Mar, 24-Mar, 27-Mar, 28-Mar

Horoscope for March 2017 for Moon sign Pisces – Meena Janma Rashi

The month will start on an average one for Meena rashi borns. Saturn is going through 10th house transit, which is tough for career. Lagna lord Jupiter’s 7th house transit with aspect on lagna is good. Sun’s 12th and later 1st house transits are inauspicious. Mars moves through manglik 2nd house. Venus is going through 1st house beneficial transit. Mercury moves through unfavourable 1st and 2nd house. Rahu’s 6th house transit is good for money. At the same time Ketu’s 12th house transit is not good for general health.

Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Ego issues during the month indicate that you will be able to work with people in family environment, but people outside of the inner circle will find it quite difficult to work with you. You may be stubborn and fixed in your approach. It will be important not to get caught in emotions and create misunderstanding with people around you. Look to investing in relationship by give and take and developing them over time. Casual friendship may become more important. This is a good time to go looking for alliances. For men, this is a good time to spend with their partners. Standard of living can be upped a notch during this period.

Travel: Separation from family is indicated, which means that you can travel afar. However, mind will be disturbed and travel may not be fulfilling.

Health: No major health problems are indicated during the month. Stress, anxiety and nervousness will be an issue. Emotional problems can lead to physiological symptoms.

Finance, Business & Job: Students, doctors, lawyers will continue to have a good time and help from divine. Those in business will also have good period and financial gains, but this particular month will indicate problems with government and those in authority. Be careful with litigation between partners. It is important to stick to a stand. Keep away from crooks and corrupt people or they may cause loss of money.

Expenses will be high, but they can be used to purchase luxurious articles for yourself and your family.

Chandrashtama days: 15-Mar, 16-Mar, 17-Mar

Days of caution on financial matters: 2-Mar 3-Mar, 25-Mar, 26-Mar, 29-Mar, 30-Mar


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  • Comment by Soniya on April 2, 2017 at 8:29 am

    Sir kindly throw some light on rahu ketu position in various houses

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