The monthly horoscope for August 2018 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 the 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, the stock market, giving and taking loans should be avoided.
The planetary positions for the month of August 2018 are as follows:
Sun transits through an inauspicious 4th followed by an equally inauspicious 5th house. Saturn is going through inauspicious 9th house transit. Mars is going through an unfavourable 10th house transit. Jupiter’s transit through the 7th house is favourable. Rahu is going through a 4th house transit. Ketu is going through an unfavourable 10th house transit. Venus will go through unfavourable 6th. Mercury is transiting through a favourable 4th house. It will be an average month since there are more negative transits than positive ones.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Emotionally, this will be a negative month for your family members. They are unlikely to get any support from you and you are likely to initiate unnecessary arguments. At first, it will be people in your home environment and then it will be your children who will feel the heat. Mars going through 10th house transit also makes you headstrong.
Travel: Travel during the first half of the month will cause discomfort.
Health: Transits during the month indicate ill health to the family. Fever, body pain and other diseases are indicated. Enthusiasm will be less.
Finance, Business & Job: Be careful when dealing with officers of law during the 2nd half of the month. Any kind of recklessness can cause repercussions at the place of work. To top it off, there is a certain degree of disinterest at the place of work. You may feel like quitting, but you need to pull yourself together. This is a good period to learn something new and your mind will work in the right direction. Remove your frustration and get on with something new.
Chandrashtama days: 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 20 Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 1-Aug, 2-Aug, 6-Aug, 7-Aug, 28-Aug, 29-Aug, 30-Aug
This will be an adverse month for Taurus rashi borns because of adverse transits and vedhas. Sun goes through an auspicious 3rd house with Mars causing vedha in the first half. The transit of Sun in 2nd half is through an adverse 4th house. Jupiter moves through an inauspicious 6th house transit. Saturn is going through an inauspicious 8th house transit. Mars is continuing through an adverse 9th house transit. Mercury moves through the 3rd house, which is an inauspicious transit. Rahu and Ketu are moving through the 3rd auspicious and 9th inauspicious houses respectively in the janma rashi chart. The transits of Lagna lord Venus through the 5th house is favourable, but Mars causes vedha.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: There will be disagreements within the family – for example with siblings and parents. Friends will be faithful, but you can still pick up a fight with them. For men, the relationship with the spouse can be spoiled due to similar tendencies. Call your neighbours and relatives to your house for get-togethers and treat them well. This will prove effective in removing conflicts.
Travel: The first half of the month is better for travel. Long distance travel will bring luck. In the second half of the month, it is better to avoid travel. Get your vehicles serviced too.
Health: Muscle pain and atrophy are indicated throughout the month, while the first half of the month will be better. Fever, body pain will affect you negatively in the 2nd half of the month.
Finance, Business & Job: Legal difficulties are indicated at the place of work. You may also face some problems with company policies, etc. Do not try to break rules in business, otherwise, there can be a conflict with the government or your superiors. Ongoing Jupiter transit anyway indicates that you can get blames for the fault of others. Transits during the month can make it worse.
Chandrashtama days: 21-Aug, 22-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 3-Aug, 4-Aug, 5-Aug, 8-Aug, 9-Aug, 31-Aug
For Mithuna rashi persons, Jupiter’s transit is the positive one. Sun will be going through unfavourable 2nd followed by a favourable 3rd house transit. Mars is transiting through manglik 8th house. Saturn’s transit is through adverse 7th house transit, which is a difficult one called adhayia shani. Mercury is going through a favourable 2nd house transit, but Jupiter causes vedha. The 4th house transit of Venus is favourable, but Venus is debilitated during the month. Both of Rahu and Ketu’s transits are unfavourable.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: The second half of the month is better than the first one. In the first half, disputes are indicated with almost anyone you will come in contact with. The problems will subside in the second half of the month. You still need to be careful with how you treat your spouse and your in-laws. Reliable friends can be made during the transit, however, your sense of optimism and tendency to jump to conclusions can hurt you from making a reliable judgement.
Travel: Short distance travel in the second half of the month will be good.
Health: In the first half of the month, you should be careful with mouth and throat problems. Digestion and abdominal diseases are also indicated. The second half of the month will bring recovery. You should still be worried about ongoing urinary tract and abdominal problems and take good care not to contract such diseases.
Finance, Business & Job: Money problems can be traced to bad investment decisions in areas where you do not expertise. Loans should be avoided. This is a good time for negotiations for properties and for analysis, but actual purchase decision should not be made, especially if loans are involved. At the place of work, whether you are running a business or in a job, you should strike a balance between dominating a situation and taking back seat.
Chandrashtama days: 23-Aug, 24-Aug, 25-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters:6-Aug, 7-Aug, 10-Aug, 11-Aug
August 2018 will overall be an adverse month for Cancer borns because of adverse transits and vedhas. Sun is going through inauspicious 1st and then will move to another inauspicious 2nd house in transit. Mars moves through adverse 7th, which is a manglik transit. Venus would be in the positive transits through an auspicious 3rd house, but it is debilitated. Further, results will be blocked by vedhas of Sun and Mercury. Mercury is going through an unfavourable 1st house transit. Saturn is moving through the favourable 6th house. Rahu/Ketu axis is going through 1st and 7th houses. Jupiter is going through an inauspicious 4th house transit.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: When it comes to domestic peace and quiet, problems are made worse by continuing manglik transit and Ketu’s association with Mars in 7th house. This can also cause health problems for the spouse. You being true to your life partner and taking care of him/her is the key to solving this problem. Disputes with other friends are also indicated.
Travel: Travels may mean separation from family. There are no other auspicious indicators for travel during the month.
Health: Indigestion, body pain is indicated. Be careful with heart problems in the 1st half of the month. Avoid alcohol and other similar habits.
Finance, Business & Job: Finances will be tight during the month. Reduction in income is shown, which may manifest as higher taxes, lower bonuses, etc. Be careful with others maligning your name. Losses from cunning people are indicated. Real estate transactions will bring profits. You will need to be careful with land or apartments that you get as a legacy.
Chandrashtama days: 26-Aug, 27-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 8-Aug, 9-Aug, 12-Aug, 13-Aug
August is an adverse month, but you will be able to wade through purely based on your fighting spirit. Jupiter’s unfavourable 3rd house transit is in progress. Sun is going through an unfavourable 12th house in transit and then moves to another inauspicious 1st house. Mars is moving through a positive 6th house transit. Venus is moving through an auspicious 2nd house, but is debilitated and will not give positive results. Mercury moves through an adverse 12th house. Saturn’s 5th house transit is unfavourable. Rahu/Ketu are in 12/6 axis, which indicates unfavourable and favourable transits respectively.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: This is a good time to meet someone from opposite sex and get engaged/married. On the other hand, you can be driven purely by your own ego and become a pain to deal with. If you keep too many things to yourself, it will undermine your ability to deal with others.
Travel: Long distance travel is indicated. It may indicate problems, but you can plan well in advance and try to make it as risk-free as possible.
Health: Do not try anything rash, otherwise you can get into accidents. You will also be susceptible to fever, infections, etc.
Finance, Business & Job: Whether you are in job or business, be careful with government dealings during the month as there can be misunderstandings, e.g., problems with paperwork, etc., where you might need legal representation. As indicated before, you will continue to have good fighting spirit during the month. Be careful with heavy expenditure on your family and yourself.
Chandrashtama days: 1-Aug, 2-Aug, 28-Aug, 29-Aug, 30-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 10-Aug, 11-Aug, 14-Aug, 15-Aug
Many favourable transits are blocked by Vedhas during the month. 1st half of the month will be better than the second. For Virgo rashi borns, Saturn’s transit through 4th is adverse. Mars is transiting through an adverse 5th house. Jupiter is going through an auspicious 2nd house transit, but Sun causes vedha in the second half. Sun’s transit houses are auspicious 11th followed by inauspicious 12th, but Mars causes vedha in the first half of the month. Rashi lord Mercury will be going through the 11th house auspicious transits, but Sun causes vedha in the second house of the month. Venus is going through an auspicious 1st house transit. Rahu/Ketu axis is going through 11/5 transit and Rahu’s 11th house transit is auspicious, but Mars will continue to cause vedha.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Friends will indulge you in the first half of the month, despite you being strong headed. Their patience may run out in the second half. Close family will continue to support you. Do not try to become competitive with your spouse. If this suggestion is followed, then there will be peace and quiet at home.
Travel: Foreign travel is indicated in the second half of the month.
Health: Health will be good during the first half of the month. Anxiety and stress can occur during the second half of the month. There will be a state of confusion in all activities that you partake.
Finance, Business & Job: The month is not good for unplanned expenditure as well as investments as both indicate a potential loss of money. Expenditure is direct loss and bad investment indicates either loss of money or nullifying of profits. This will be a good period for learning something new. Students will have a positive time and they will have a keen interest in their studies.
Working in group and development of leadership skills is possible. You can enrol yourself in some self-help, management kind of courses.
Chandrashtama days: 3-Aug, 4-Aug, 5-Aug, 31-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 12-Aug, 13-Aug, 16-Aug, 17-Aug
The month of August is average but still better than the previous month. Sun is going through an auspicious 10th followed by another auspicious 11th house transit, but Mars causes a vedha in the first half of the month. Saturn is going through auspicious 3rd house transit, but Venus is causing vedha. Jupiter is going through an inauspicious 1st house transit. Rashi lord Venus is going through an auspicious 12th house but is debilitated and Saturn causes vedha. Mercury is going through an auspicious 10th. Mars is going through the manglik 4th house transit. Rahu is going through an unfavourable 10th house transit, while Ketu through an adverse 4th house transit.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: There can still be problems dealing with people within your friends and family circle. you will be moody, you can be rude to people and hence they will not align with you. It is a good time to look for love and get engaged, provided you can keep your EQ and sarcastic remarks in check.
Travel: There are no major indications of travel during the month.
Health: Chest infections and pains should not be ignored and this advice continues from the previous month. Otherwise, physiological health will be good.
Finance, Business & Job: If you can work well with other, this is a good period for you. A job change for better is indicated. There can be opposition at the place of work, which you should be able to easily overcome. There can be disputes in property dealings. Expenditure on items of luxury may not always be to your liking and you may repent later. Any major expenditure should be thought through.
Chandrashtama days: 6-Aug, 7-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 14-Aug, 15-Aug, 18-Aug, 19-Aug, 20-Aug
Saturn’s transit through 2nd from your janma rashi is the last part of sadhe sati going on for you. Jupiter’s transit through the 12th house is also adverse. Rashi lord Mars is going through 3rd house transit, but there is vedha of Jupiter. Mercury is going through an adverse 9th house transit. Venus is going through a favourable 11th house transit. Sun will move through an unfavourable 9th followed by a favourable 10th house. Rahu/Ketu are going through the 9th and the 3rd houses respectively, but Jupiter’s vedha on Ketu will dilute the good effects for a long term.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Father can be displeased with you during the first half of the month. Do not regret lack of communication later. Still, this is a period where your personality grows. You will get good food and will have peace of mind. Sadhe sati will be balanced.
Travel: Trips will be helpful – both long and short travels.
Health: The first half of the month is indicative of worries and disturbances. The second half of the month is better. You will be susceptible to skins diseases and other similar disorders during the month.
Finance, Business & Job: The first half of the month is adverse at the place of work in both business and job. The second half of the month will be good for you. You will be expressive at the place of work. There will be courage to tasks risks. You should take care and not let focus go haywire. You will concentrate on the big picture and may miss finer details. Still, success is indicated.
Chandrashtama days: 8-Aug, 9-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 16-Aug, 17-Aug, 21-Aug, 22-Aug
Saturn’s transit through Sagittarius indicates that Sagittarians are going through 1st house sadhe sati. The Jupiter 11th house transit is the best but is blocked due to vedha of Mercury and Sun. Sun is going through unfavourable 8th and 9th houses. Mars moves through manglik 2nd house transit. Mercury will be moving through a favourable 8th, but Mars causes vedha. Venus moves through an unfavourable 10th house. Rahu/Ketu transit is now operating from 8/2 axis. This month shows obstacles all around the second month in a row. You should be careful.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Be careful with your behaviour towards all the family members. There is certain frustration in your mind and that may come out as loose talk or an emotional response. This is not a good time for romance as well. A difference of opinion with the spouse is indicated. Good communication can solve all problems.
Travel: Long distance travel during the second half of the month will bring luck.
Health: Be careful with accidents. Keep away from situations that cause stress.
Finance, Business & Job: There can be property ownership issues within the family. Finances in partnerships could cause worries. Be careful when applying to loans. Overall cash flow will be high andÊcash crunch should not be a problem.
Chandrashtama days: 10-Aug, 11-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 18-Aug, 19-Aug, 20-Aug, 23-Aug, 24-Aug, 25-Aug
Saturn is going through the 12th house and sadhe sati is in its first phase. Jupiter is transiting through the 10th house and it is an inauspicious transit. Sun’s transits through both 7th and 8th house are inauspicious. Mars is transiting through an unfavourable 1st house. Venus is transiting through a favourable 9th house, but is in debilitation and may not give expected results. Mercury is transiting through an unfavourable 7th house. Rahu/Ketu axis operates through 7/1 axis. The transit of Venus is pretty much that only favourable transit during the month.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: The self/partner axis of houses 1 and 7 is still under malefic influences. Hence clashes at home are a given. You will be susceptible to rage and quick bouts of anger. Still, among all of this, there is a glimmer of hope for Makar rashi males as the karaka of wife Venus is going through a good transit. Romance, amusement and parties are indicated.
Travel: Travels will not yield results during the month. Avoid touring a lot, if you can.
Health: You should be careful with headaches as well as diseases in the abdomen area. Anxiety can turn into medical problems.
Finance, Business & Job: Be careful with partners and legal issues. Loss of money is indicated as well. During the month, you will have to work hard to keep your name from getting maligned. Still, hard work will pay off in due course. Use the current month to practice diplomacy and ensure that you try your best to negotiate with others. There will be new opportunities knocking at the door. Do not be caught up in your own issues and ignore them.
Chandrashtama days: 12-Aug, 13-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 21-Aug, 22-Aug, 26-Aug, 27-Aug
Sun is going through an auspicious 6th (with vedha of Mars), followed by an inauspicious 7th house. Jupiter is going through auspicious 9th house transit. Rahu/Ketu transit is going through the 6/12 axis, but Jupiter causes a long-term vedha to otherwise auspicious transit of Rahu. Saturn moves through very auspicious 11th house transit. Mercury goes through an auspicious 6th, but Jupiter causes Vedha. Mars is transiting through manglik and inauspicious 12th house transit. Venus goes through an auspicious 8th house transit. Overall, it will be a good month.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: Even though there are obstacles in form of vedhas, the month will be good to maintain relationships across the spectrum. Only the relationship with the spouse can be strained a little. Romantic relations starting now can become long-term relations.
Travel: Travel will not be great. A lot of positive results cannot be expected.
Health: Eye diseases and sleep disorders are indicated. Still, you will not fall ill a lot during the month.
Finance, Business & Job: You may feel that you are not getting a credit for your hard work at the place of work. However, you should not get depressed and maintain hard work. Even with obstacles, there will be successes in projects and undertakings. Use this opportunity to improve your communication and leadership style. This is a good time to scout for loans and other investments.
Chandrashtama days: 14-Aug, 15-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 1-Aug, 2-Aug, 23-Aug, 24-Aug. 25-Aug, 28-Aug, 29-Aug, 30-Aug
Saturn is going through 10th house transit. Lagna lord Jupiter’s 8th house transit is inauspicious. Sun’s 5th house transit is inauspicious but the 6th house transit would be auspicious. Mars moves through favourable 11th house transit, but Mercury and Sun cause vedhas. Venus is going through an adverse 7th house. Mercury moves through an unfavourable 5th house. Rahu’s 5th house transit is adverse. At the same time, Ketu’s 11th house transit is favourable, but Mercury and Sun cause vedha.
Home, Family and Domestic Environment: The second half of the month is auspicious and indicative of comforts. Still, cooperation in the family can be hampered due to too much ego. Couples planning for children would be successful in conception.
Travel: There are no major indications for travel during the month.
Health: Be careful with the health of children in the first half. The second half of the month indicates better health. You may lose peace of mind due to stress.
Finance, Business & Job: Be careful with dealing with the government on matters of taxes, penalties, etc. The second half of the month is better for getting favours from the government, superiors and your mentors. Do not attempt a project alone, but always take people with you. Teamwork can also propel you forward as a leader. You need to focus on the task at hand as your intellect may sometime leave your side. Keep getting your work reviewed by others.
Chandrashtama days: 16-Aug, 17-Aug
Days of caution on financial matters: 3-Aug, 4-Aug, 5-Aug, 26-Aug, 27-Aug, 31-Aug