Sun’s entry into Makar (Capricorn) sign is celebrated in India as a major festival through out the country. Sun moves into Uttarayan which is consider as the ‘day time of the gods’ as per Hindu tradition. The farmers celebrate this day for the time to reap the winter harvest. The day of Makar Sankrani also has great astrological significance as the horoscope cast for the time of Sun’s entry into Makar (Capricorn) gives important indication for coming six months.
This year as per the Indian Standard Time (IST) the Sun will enter into the Makar rashi on 14 January 2018 at 13:47 hours (Delhi). The Taurus (Vrishabha) sign will be rising at the ascendant. The Taurus is the rising sign of the foundation chart of India. It has been observed if the rising sign of the foundation chart of a country is repeated in any lunar chart or solar ingress horoscope then the nation undergoes enigmatic changes during the period concern.
So the coming six months are going to be very crucial for India. During the period there may be religious tensions, fall in stock market, trouble for central government , some important scientific innovations and some good reforms in law proposed by the government.
. Jupiter in enemy rashi Libra and enemy Navamsha Taurus indicate increase in the prices of gold. So an investment in the gold can give good return in coming months. In Bhava Chalit the Mars and Jupiter have moved to the 7th house of business. Jupiter is the karaka of gold and finance . The conjunction of Jupiter and Mars in the 7th house of Bhava Chalit can bring hype in the market of these products. In Dashamsha chart Venus, Mercury and Mars are in deblitation which shows that the position of share market will start declining in the next few months. In year 2017 the Indian stock has given 24% return to the investors which is very good considering the global economic scenario. However, the Makar Samkrani horoscope of year 2018 shows that this year the stock market will not give that much return to the investors and trends are going to be reversed.
. The 2nd and 5th lord Mercury is in the 8th house with Saturn and Moon. This combination can give depression in the Indian economy which is already struggling. The GDP growth rate is currently 6.3 percent which may not increase further.
. The 5th lord Mercury and 9th lord Saturn in the 8th is good for scientific innovation.
. The lagna lord Venus is combust in the 9th house of religion. Venus is conjoined with Ketu and receives the aspect of Mars showing religious controversies taking the shape of violence.