August is a month of big positive change. After a long time there are signs of hope and positivity. Let us see how the planets are moving in the natural zodiac in August. All dates are as per Indian Standard Time
Venus transits to Gemini on 1 August and meets Rahu there. On 2 August Mercury goes to Cancer and on the same day we have full-moon day, Rakhi Purnima, the Raksha Bhadhan Day. On 16 August two very significant transits are happening in the sky. Sun is moving to its Mooltrikon sign of Leo and Mars is moving to its Mooltrikon sign of Aries. Retrograde Jupiter is already sitting in its Mooltrikon sign Sagittarius. After its quick stay in Cancer, Mercury transits to Leo on 17 August. 18 August is a New Moon day. Retrograde Saturn remains in Capricorn. Rahu and Ketu remain in Gemini and Sagittarius respectively.
On a quick analysis we see that four planets are in their own signs this month. All the fiery signs or Agni tatwa rashis like Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are getting activated in the second half of August activating the 1-5-9 trine or Dharma Trikon in the natural zodiac. This denotes new beginning. Impulsive action, intelligence and wisdom come into the forefront now. However, opposition of two gurus, Jupiter and Venus may create indulgence and somewhat inflated sense of optimism. We also need to remember that Jupiter is retrograde; therefore not all knowledge and advice are coming from the right perspective.
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Let us see what August has to offer to us. Use these predictions as a general guideline for the month. The intensity will differ as per your natal planetary placements, your Dasha, Antardasha and your Karmic footprint.
Horoscope for Aries for August 2020
Your sign lord Mars is in your 12th house till 16 August and thereafter it moves to your sign itself. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and Mars’ Mool trikon sign. This is a powerful Mars blessed with Jupiter’s aspect and out of Saturn’s aspect. Aries, you will experience beginning of a new cycle of your life. You may expect fewer struggles in life. Mars will provide vitality, vigour and strength. At the same time you will feel more agitated and aggressive. Your ego and risk appetite will go up.
With Mars in your 1st house of Aries, Sun in your 5th house of Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 9th house of Sagittarius, your Dharma-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. This will increase your inclination towards religion, spirituality and righteousness.
Professionally if you are in the business related to art or craft or design, this month is comparatively good for you. Generally business people may see a bumpy ride this month; projects may not get completed in time. The employed people need to stay away from any sort of conflicts with the seniors. Keep an eye on your competitors and enemies.
Financially you will see some progress in the first half of the month. The second half is not that great. Try to cut down on any unnecessary expenditure.
Home atmosphere may be tense. You may have to stay away from home too. Differences with the children or children’s health may be of concern. Although Venus promises good relation with your spouse, there could be some domestic trouble due to Mars’ position. Try to be cordial with your spouse.
Health will need attention too. Take care of fever, high blood pressure, heart related issues. Stay away from sharp objects and poisonous animals. Mentally you may feel drained out and low.
Horoscope for Taurus for August 2020
Your sign lord Venus is in your 2nd house in Gemini the entire month. When Venus enters Gemini, the first encounter happens with Rahu. Secondly it comes under Mars’ aspect. You are highly charged up and passionate till 16 August. There will be pecuniary gain for you. You may like to spruce up your wardrobe and buy some jewellery. Your interest in art and music would increase. You may also expect some favour from the higher authorities or the government. You are likely to make some friends who would be beneficial for you in the long run.
With Mars in your 12th house of Aries, Sun in your 4th house of Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 8th house of Sagittarius, your Moksha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. Some of you will let go of the things or relations that are holding you back from achieving your life’s purpose. If you are in spiritual practices, this is a very fruitful month for you.
Professionally there may be issues with the business partners in the second half of the month. If you are employed, you need to put in extra work to retain your position and see success.
Financially you would be comfortable in August. The first half is particularly good. The prosperity of your family in general is expected to go up in August. Your lucky planet Saturn is favouring you in terms of luck and professional progress.
Home atmosphere will be good this month. You are likely to have a great time with your spouse and other family members. If applicable, you can also expect a baby. If your children have been facing health issues, those will go down in the second half. However, in the second half of the month there may be some differences cropping up with the spouse. Do not let ego disturb your relation. Spouse’s health needs attention too.
Health is expected to be good in general. You may consider improving your present look as well. However, take care of your eyes and stomach. There may be mental stress and sleep disorder.
Horoscope for Gemini for August 2020
Your sign lord Mercury moves to your second house on 2 August and then to your third house in Leo on 17 August. Throughout the month Mercury will be placed alongside Sun. In this month you will make some influential friends. You will gain monetarily in the first half of the month. You will be inclined to learn new things. You will communicate well and communication will be your source of gain. Your enemies will go down as well.
With Mars in your 11th house of Aries, Sun in your 3rd house of Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 7th house of Sagittarius, your Kama-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. There will be fulfilment of worldly desires. Monetary gain, professional success and a good business or life partner for the eligible are on the cards.
Professionally August is a good month for you. If in trade and business you will do well. If in employment you may expect a promotion or salary hike. There will be rise in your social status as well. Jupiter keeps supporting you in your business progress.
Due to Venus, Mars, and Sun’s transit, this month is excellent for financial progress, particularly in the second half. You may gain from landed property and from your business.
At home there will be happiness and domestic peace. There may be arrival of a baby in the family for some. Some of you may experience loss of a close friend or relative. This may happen in the form of them moving away from your life or from the place where you are currently living. Some of you need to take care of your married life and spouse since Jupiter is transiting the house of your spouse and Ketu is also placed there.
Health looks good this month. However, in general you need to exercise caution since Saturn is in your eighth house. The second half of the month can give you mental anxiety. Try to maintain cheerfulness and inner peace.
Horoscope for Cancer for August 2020
Retrograde Jupiter in your 6th house may create sudden issues related to your profession and employment. For the entire month Jupiter will be in opposition with Venus placed in your 12th house. You may be torn between two different kinds of advises or suggestions from your mentors or guides. Your chart indicates foreign travel. Try to stay away from sharp weapons and doubtful people.
With Mars in your 10th house of Aries, Sun in your 2nd house of Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 6th house of Sagittarius, your Artha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020.
Profesionally the second half of the month is action packed. There may be a job opportunity in a distant place. Your aggression in workplace may increase as well. You need to put in extra effort to get success.
There may be wasteful expenditure this month. You may repay some of your loans too. Take care of theft in the house or being deceived by someone with regards to money.
At home there may be pressure building up. You may go away from home or change your residence. There are chances of increase in bed pleasures. With Rahu’s presence Venus can give rise to outburst of passion.
Health wise you need to be careful this month. There may be chances of hospitalisation.
Horoscope for Leo for August 2020
Your sign lord Sun is placed in the 12th house in Cancer till 15 August. From 16 August Sun will move to your own sign and stay there for the rest of the month. The first half of the month may be somewhat unstable, but thereafter you will feel much more confident. In general if you are Leo ascendant, this month is very fruitful for you. If you are Leo moon sign, the results may not be that great.
With Mars in your 9th house in Aries, Sun in your 1st house in Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 5th house in Sagittarius, your Dharma-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. Sun coming to Leo will increase your confidence, valour and might. Your health will also improve. At the same time you need to guard against becoming egotistic and aggressive. Your lucky planet Mars moving to the place of luck and fortune is also good for you.
Professionally this month will bring gain from work. There can be abundance of profit if you are in business, particularly any business related to women’s products and garments. You will do well if you are involved in any business with foreign countries. Your professional network and friends’ circle will be beneficial for you. If employed, try to be in good terms with your employer.
Financially August is a very profitable month. However there will be high expenditure as well.
There may be lack of cordiality at home. You may have disagreements with your spouse. Take care not to use insensitive words while dealing with people close to you. There can be permanent or temporary change of residence this month. Be extra careful in the second half of the month since there may be some sort of deception for you and your family.
Health will remain good in general. However, for some there may be chances of hospitalisation. There may be mental worry.
Horoscope for Virgo for August 2020
For Virgo borns your sign lord Mercury is transiting to your 11 house in Cancer on 2 August for a short stay and then it is transiting to your 12th house in Leo. Throughout the month Mercury will be with Sun. Your pleasant and witty nature will draw people around you. There will be some benefits and accomplishment in the first half of the month. Try to take your decisions weighing pros and cons and not led by emotions.
With Mars in your 8th house in Aries, Sun in your 12th house in Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 4th house in Sagittarius, your Moksha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. In this trine considering the placement of the planets, the second half of the month may throw some challenges towards you in relation to health, money and home.
In the professional front first half of the month looks good. There will be rise in luck in your profession. However, you will you may need to put extra hard work to get success. You may also feel that your efforts are not getting enough attention and appreciation. Your enemies may be active this month. Try to steer clear of any dispute with women in the work place. There may be a work related foreign trip for you.
Finances look better in the first half of August. There can be gain from speculation or shares. The second half may not be that great. Avoid taking any loan this month.
Home front needs attention the whole month. Try to avoid any conflict with your spouse. Your spouse’s health needs attention too. Try to maintain good relation with your family and friends. You may have to stay away from the family for some reason.
Health wise you need to take utmost care of your health in the second half of the month. There can be fever, sudden injuries. Keep a close check of your health.
Horoscope for Libra for August 2020
Your sign lord Venus is moving to Gemini, your house of luck and fortune on 1 August and will remain there for the entire month. This is great news for you after a long time. This will bring you great fortune and money in August. There will be chances for going abroad or on a long journey. Your enemies will be defeated. You may buy jewellery and expensive clothes. Venus meets Rahu when it enters Gemini. It may make you interested in different culture and religion. You may develop obsession towards physical pleasures as well. Try not to push the boundaries too far.
With Mars in your 1st house in Aries, Sun in your 11th house in Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 3rd house in Sagittarius, your Kama-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. There will be great professional growth and achievement for you. Your social status will also be high. Jupiter with Ketu in the 3rd house may create some obstructions in your rise, but with self-effort and hard work you will overcome these.
Professionally August is an excellent month. Very powerful Budh-Aditya Yoga is forming in your houses of profession and gain. Your authority will increase. You will use your intelligence and wit in all your work and gain out of it. If you are in the employment, there are chances of promotion, unexpected gain from the employer. You will do very well in business and independent profession as well. There will be gain from professional network or friends.
Money flows in abundantly for you this month. You can gain from speculation or share investments as well. However, you need to keep an eye on the expenditure.
Home atmosphere may not be that great in August. Due to Saturn and Mars’s effect there can be health problems to your spouse or near and dear ones. Some differences with the spouse can develop as well. Try to make peace with your friends and dear ones.
Health wise you most of you will do well this month. There will be mental peace. For some there can be health problems related to fatigue, eye discomfort, stomach ache and chest.
Horoscope for Scorpio for August 2020
Your Sign lord Mars is transiting your 5th house in the sign if Pisces in the first 15 days of the month and thereafter it will go to its own sign Aires in your 6th house. The second half of the month will be action packed. You will do well in your job; your enemies will be defeated. There will be rise in your status in the society. If there is a court case going on the results will come in your favour,
With Mars in your 6th house in Aries, Sun in your 10th house in Leo and retrograde Jupiter in your 2nd house in Sagittarius, your Artha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. Sun is particularly placed well in your 10th house with directional strength. This is very good for professional accomplishment and gain. Budh-Aditya yoga formed in your 9th and 10th house is also very beneficial for your fortune and profession.
Professionally you will do extraordinarily well particularly in the second half of the month. If in employment, you may expect a promotion and salary hike. You will gain higher authority at work place. If in business, there will be profit and progress. You will win over your competitors.
Financially a very rewarding month for Scorpios. If in business, you gain good profit; if in employment, you may get salary hike this month. Do not make any hasty investments in the first part of the month.
Home atmosphere will be jovial. In the first part if the month there may be some impulsive actions and fights related to romance.
Health wise if you are Scorpio moon sign, you will enjoy good health. For Scorpio ascendants there may be some physical discomfort. However with powerful Sun, no major illness is foreseen. This is a good month to begin a structured exercise regime. Mental peace and sleep may be disturbed in the second part of the month.
Horoscope for Sagittarius for August 2020
Your sign lord Jupiter is retrograde in your sign. You are much more confident than earlier months. Wealth will be coming your way and so will the hurdles. Mental anxiety and lack of satisfaction persist this month too. The second part of the month is better than the first part. If you are Sagittarius moon sign, this month may not be that great for you. If you have Sagittarius ascendant or lagna, August is a promising month for you.
The big change this month is activation of your Dharma Trikon. With Jupiter (R) in your 1st house in Sagittarius, Mars in your 5th house in Aries and Sun in your 9th house in Leo your Dharma-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. This will bring new opportunities in your life. This is also a very good period for spiritual practices and gaining spiritual knowledge.
Professionally the second part of this month will be more productive. 17 August onwards powerful Budh-Aditya yoga and Dharma-Karmadhipati yoga form in your 9th house. New opportunities will knock your door. You will accomplish a lot in your work area. Beware of wicked colleagues who may create obstacles in your progress. However, you are likely to get favour from the Government or honour from the higher authority in your field of work.
Financially a not-so-good period and it would be better to stay away from dealing with women to avoid monetary loss. Before you invest, think through it. Avoid rashness in financial planning. Expenses will be high.
There may be a new relationship for you this month. However, you need to be very careful about dealing with women. Rahu and Venus in your 7th house indicate trouble from women. Mars in the 5th house also denotes impulsiveness related to romance. If married, stay away from any extra-marital relations. Stay away from fights with the family members. Your wife may suffer from gynaecological problems, body pain and mental anxiety. Take care of your father’s health.
Your health needs attention this month. Try to be in cheerful mood and reduce negative thinking. Be careful of cuts and wounds.
Horoscope for Capricorn for August 2020
Your sign lord Saturn is going through the 1st house. If you are Capricorn moon sign, you are going though Sadesati. This month looks tougher than the last month for you. It would be better to keep your calm the entire month. Keep an eye on your enemies and try not to make new ones. Take care of you social status and your image in the society.
With Jupiter (R) in your 12th house in Sagittarius, Mars in your 4th house in Aries and Sun in your 8th house in Leo your Moksha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. This is quite significant, because Ketu is sitting in your 12th house of liberation or letting go and it is in Moola nakshatra. There will be sudden transformation related to wealth and family. High expenditure and domestic unhappiness is also foreseen this month. You may have to let go of a few things in life to streamline it. If you are in occult, astrology, in deep spirituality or in research, this month will be good for you.
Professionally, there may be some misunderstandings with your business partner this month. You are likely to face hurdles in your endeavours. You need to put more effort to get success.
Financially this is not a very rewarding month. Avoid unnecessary expenses and avoid making important decisions about finances this month. It is best to shelve any decision related to land and property for better months in future.
Home front may be disturbed this month. Try to avoid arguments, misunderstandings and keep peace with everyone at home. Some of you are likely to gain happiness from your children. There may be birth of a baby in the family.
Health wise you are susceptible to fall sick this month. Take care of issues with fever, stomach, chest, blood pressure and heart. Try to keep mental gloominess away.
Horoscope for Aquarius for August 2020
Your sign lord Saturn is retrograde and is placed in your 12th house. Overall August looks to be a good month for Aquarius as your lucky planet Venus is placed very favourably in the 5th house the entire month. The first half of the month looks more promising.
With Jupiter (R) in your 11th house in Sagittarius, Mars in your 3th house in Aries and Sun in your 7th house in Leo your Kama-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. This is the time for taking new initiatives, fulfilment of desires and enjoy worldly comforts.
Professionally August is a wonderful month. If in business and independent profession, your projects will go smoothly. If you are in employment, you may get promotion and more authority. Just one note of caution, try to be in good books of your seniors and do not challenge them.
Finance looks very positive too. You will make good amount of money this month. There are chances of making money from speculation or share as well. You need to keep an eye on your expenses.
Home atmosphere looks good particularly in the first half of the month. There will be happiness and good rapport and passionate moments with your spouse or your romantic partner. In the second half, take care of your spouse’s health. Keep your anger and anxiety in check as well.
Health wise you will be of sound health this month. However, the second half of the month may bring some physical discomfort and anxiety. Be careful of stomach related troubles, fever and blood related problems.
Horoscope for Pisces for August 2020
In August your sign lord Jupiter is in your 10th house being retrograde. With Jupiter (R) in your 10th house in Sagittarius, Mars in your 2nd house in Aries and Sun in your 6th house in Leo your Artha-Trikon gets activated in the second half of August 2020. The second half of the month looks better for you. In the first half there will be positivity around children, new romance or hobby. Intelligence wise you will be at your best during this time.
Profession wise you will do well in job. In the second half you may expect a promotion as well. However, avoid being aggressive towards your seniors and keep a good rapport with colleagues. Try not to befriend a wicked person.
16th onwards August shows good savings for you. It would be best not to take any hasty or impulsive decision related to money and savings this month. There can be expenditure on home and renovation as well.
Home front looks disturbed during the first week of the month. Try to keep calm with all relatives including your in-laws. Be extra careful not to use any harsh words. Do not let any situation go out of hand. As the month progresses, things will get better at home and bring peace.
Health wise second half shows good health and positive energy.
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