See what the stars have in store for your Zodiac sign in 2017, with alchemist and astrologer Ambi Sitham.
2017 brings you luck in partnerships of all sorts with Jupiter in your opposite sign of Libra; this is the year for coupling up, romantically or professionally. Your ruler Mars will be in your sign from 30th January to 11th March so use this period to sow seeds for the year ahead. From 21st April to 4th May you may feel some pushback with your plans and activities due to Mercury retrograde in your sign. Go against your fiery nature: don’t try and force things into happening and use this time to rest, reflect, renew and reconcile instead. By harnessing the two powerful new moons in Leo in your house of true love, creativity and fun (23rd July and 21st August) you can expect a glorious summer in all of these areas. Saturn continues his tour of the zone of your chart governing legal matters, foreign places, publishing and education. By the end of 2017 you can expect closure or completion on any of these matters which may have felt stuck in the last two years.
2017 is a year to manifest positive changes to your health and lifestyle and experience seemingly out-of-the-blue luck with work thanks to Jupiter’s influence. Harness the energy of Mars between 9th March and 20th April to push forwards with your plans and ambitions - February 2019 is the next time you enjoy Mars so make the most of it. Mercury’s retrograde motion over your birthday season will affect bulls born between April 20th and 25th most. However, all can benefit by using this time for reflection, rest and renewal, preparing you for your next year around the sun. Saturn has been in your joint projects zone since the end of 2014 and might have brought about some issues with finances, so this year focus on taking care of your personal responsibility with regards to these areas. This paves the way for you to receive a reward in terms of financial gain and/or joint projects when the cosmic life coach leaves this area of your chart in December.
Since December 2014, stern Saturn has been in your partnership zone raking up any issues that need healing in your close relationships. Luckily in 2017, matters of the heart get a boost with Jupiter in the zone of your chart governing true love, creativity and fun. Many Geminis will fall in love this year or enjoy adding to their families. With Jupiter in your house of creativity at the same time, you may enjoy formalizing creative partnerships. This aspect is strongest throughout January and again in August so use both these periods to make progress in partnerships of all kinds. Neptune and Chiron continue their dreamy dance in the zone of your chart relating to success and status. Consider what it takes for your ambitions to become a reality and implement plans that give structure to your hopes. At the year’s end, Saturn finally departs your partnership zone offering you closure where necessary, rewarding you with better partnerships moving forward.
In 2017, Jupiter brings you luck with matters closest to every Cancerian’s heart; your home and family. It will be a stellar year for all domestic matters with home moves or renovations coming to fruition, so get your house in order before 10th October, when Jupiter moves into the zone of your chart governing true love and children for the remainder of the year. In 2017 Uranus is in his final stages of his transit of your career zone, whilst Saturn continues to plough his way through your work, health and daily routine zone. Understand the symbiotic relationship between these two areas so that by the year’s close you can create a revolution in your working life and career, which allows you to fulfil your true potential and have a lifestyle that best serves you.
Leo, the world will hear your roar this year. With lucky Jupiter in your solar third house of communication until 10th October, this is the year for you to express your voice in all forms. The lunar and solar eclipses move into the Leo/Aquarius axis creating windows of opportunity to overhaul your life. The 10th February lunar eclipse will bring opportunity to bring a new chapter in close partnerships, and for others will provide closure and healing. Your birthday season is powerful this year with Mars and two new moons in your sign, the first on 23rd July and the second on 21st August. Harness the potent energy of this period to make sure lasting change takes place by your 2018 birthday. Saturn is in his final transit of the zone of your chart governing true love, creativity and fun. At times you may feel he is stalling your progress but patience and diligence will be rewarded by end of the year.
In 2017, your finances will improve thanks to Jupiter’s influence until mid-October. You may also experience an increase in personal expenditure during this period so try to strike a balance between spending and earning. Your family, home and domestic situation continues to be at the forefront of your mind in 2017. With Saturn transiting this area of life since December 2014 you have probably felt the weight of responsibility around family/your home and the delicate balancing act between domestic life and career ambitions. This theme continues in 2017 but you can expect some type of closure, completion and reward with domestic matters by the end of the year when Saturn departs this zone of your chart.
Libra, 2017 will be a year of positive shifts, transformations and miracles. With cosmic giant Jupiter in your sign until mid-October you can expect positive progress in your most cherished hopes and dreams, with long term goals coming to fruition. From early March to mid-April your ruler Venus goes retrograde meaning you should proceed with caution regarding matters of the heart and finances. With change agent Uranus in his final transit of the partnership section of your chart some Librans (particularly those born 11-22nd October) may experience dramatic changes in their close relationships this year but even unwelcome changes will allow you to create the shifts you truly deserve and desire. As 2017 comes to a close, you will receive some sort of reward or see a project come to fruition with regards to your voice, whether written or spoken.
For Scorpios, 2017 is a year of regeneration and renewal. Until 10th October, Jupiter’s powerful energies assist you with healing, restoration, and work you do behind the scenes. For some of you this may mean assistance with medical issues, therapy and psychological matters; for others it is about secret projects. Either way, come October you will be presenting the world with a new and improved you. The Pisces solar eclipse on 26th February opens a powerful six-month portal for manifesting in matters of the heart, children, creativity and fun. Saturn is in the final stretch of his transit of your money and finance zone. Get organized, take responsibility and clear up any financial issues so that you can receive a financial gift when he departs this zone of your chart at the end of the year.
The year starts with Mercury retrograde in the zone of your chart relating to your personal finances. Use the first few weeks of 2017 to review your finances and establish a new way of handling your income. Sagittarians of all ages have felt the pressure of Saturn in your sign since December 2014. The cosmic taskmaster has been putting you through your paces, requiring you to get serious, so be responsible and work hard towards your goals. Albeit arduous, this transit is actually very rewarding. Throughout 2017 remind yourself that you are in the final stretch of this marathon and keep your eye on the prize: you will achieve a long-term goal or receive some type of reward or recognition at the close of the year.
Your gift from the cosmos this year comes in the form of ambition and status, with Jupiter’s beneficial influence upon those areas of your chart. 2017 starts with Mercury retrograde in your sign so the year may get off to a sluggish start. Utilize those weeks to review and revise your goals and to formulate a solid plan for the year ahead. The last two years have seen Saturn transiting the zone of your chart relating to private matters, healing and self-sabotage and any behavior that holds you back may have come to light. Use this final year of Saturn’s transit to purge what has been brought to the surface so you can heal and transform. January and August are powerful windows to facilitate your transformation which will manifest your ambitions and cement your status.
2017 is a fortunate year for study, travel, publishing and legal matters with Jupiter transiting those areas of your chart. Your progress with these areas in the first part of the year will set you up for success in terms of your career, when the cosmic benefic moves into Scorpio in October and assists your ambitions. Since December 2014 Saturn’s influence on your friendships and causes close to your heart may have caused some tensions or strife and/or stifled some of your most cherished dreams, which will lift in mid-December when Saturn departs this area of your chart. The summer offers a powerful window to make changes in your closest partnerships with two new moons falling in the partnership zone. The steps you take at this time mark a new chapter which will manifest over the next two years.
The New Year kicks off with Mars in your sign, an event which will not happen for another two years, so harness this energy to start the year off as you mean to go on. The eclipses in the Pisces/Virgo axis since 2015 have offered you the chance to create some big shifts in terms of your closest relationships and your identity, so use the final Pisces solar eclipse on 26th February to create positive changes in this area over the next six months. Since the end of 2014 you have had to work incredibly hard and been tested with delays in your worldly ambitions, career and status. 2017 is the final leg of this three- year stint of creating long-lasting change in your ambitions, so expect recognition or a reward at the end of the year.