Our resident astrologer, Dr Prem Kumar Sharma predicts how 2012 will unfold for you.Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Your professional life will remain eventful throughout 2012 and changes in your job or career will be to your advantage. Expect something positive to happen in the third quarter. Health-wise, the year 2012 appears most favourable. Your love life is likely to stabilise by year-end.
Lucky months: February, June, August, December
Lucky charm: Wearing a silver pendant will boost your confidence.
Taurus (April 21 - May 20)
The year 2012 may well become a milestone in your career. A lot of lucrative opportunities will come your way. You will enjoy perfect health. Mutual admiration promises to keep marital bonds strong. The year finds you at your networking best. Romantic endeavours are likely to succeed.
Lucky months: January, March, October, December
Lucky charm: Wearing a golden wristband on your right hand will enhance the chances of success in interviews.
Gemini (May 21- June 21)
Although not much change is foreseen on the career front, you’ll succeed in transforming your immediate environment and benefit from it. Maintaining cordial relations with those who matter will be your strength. Health will remain good and romance will blossom.
Lucky months: March, September, November
Lucky charm: Keep a yellow silk handkerchief in your pocket to brighten your marriage prospects.
Cancer(June 22-July 22)
The year 2012 appears to be a rollercoaster ride for you. You start with a bang, slump in mid-year, but regain lost ground by the year end. Professionally, you need to exercise caution in June and August. Health remains fine on the whole, but beware of ailments in the third quarter. Love life starts and ends on a positive note.
Lucky months: January, April, October
Lucky charm: A white metal ring or bracelet will help you move up the career ladder.
Leo (July 23 - August 23)
The year 2012 appears professionally lucky for you, as you manage to achieve what you have always desired. The first and the last quarter are especially auspicious. The year promises good health and a much fitter existence. There is a likelihood of falling in love in the first quarter. Becoming a proud parent is a possibility.
Lucky months: March, October
Lucky charm: Keep 3 coins draped in red cloth in your cash drawer to enhance wealth.
Virgo(August 24 - September 23)
The year 2012 augurs well for you, both personally and professionally. Family life is set to provide fulfilment, specially if you have recently tied the knot. Those in business are likely to do well. Health remains satisfactory, but take care against seasonal maladies.
Lucky months: January, September, October
Lucky charm: Keeping holy water (gangajal) in a small silver container will help you stay away from minor health troubles.
Libra(September 24 - October 23)
The year seems most favourable, especially in the second half. You will be firmly established at work and earn well. Health remains good. Love blossoms in August through a chance encounter with a stranger.
Lucky months: March, September, October, November
Lucky charm: Hang a quartz crystal with a 9-cm red thread near the main entrance to increase good luck in career.
Scorpio (October 24 - November 22)
The year 2012 seems to be a mixed bag. Initiatives taken last year on the career front will come to fruition, but you’ll need to pursue them relentlessly to succeed. Those suffering from lifestyle diseases will remain in control and improve their condition. The love bug is certain to bite you this year.
Lucky months: June, December
Lucky charm: Keep a jar filled with water and fresh red rose petals near your entrance to invite love in your life.
Sagittarius (November 23- December 21)
A lot may happen in your professional and personal life in 2012. You’ll find yourself on top of the world concerning a family member. Cash crunch will disappear. Expect a loving relationship with your partner. Minor health problems are indicated between September & December.
Lucky months: February, April, May, August
Lucky charm: Keeping a three-legged frog holding a copper coin in its mouth will bring more money.
Capricorn (December 22- January 21)
The year starts on a positive note and picks up by year-end. If you are contemplating a job change, hold it in abeyance till December, when you are poised most favourably. Health remains satisfactory, but be sure to guard against minor ailments. Your romantic aspirations are likely to be realised this year. You may become the proud owner of property sometime in the year.
Lucky month: December
Lucky charm: Donate eye drops to the needy at least twice.
Aquarius (January 22 - February 19)
The year 2012 may prove to be the turning point in your life. You are likely to enjoy the first half of the year — both personally and professionally. Health is excellent, with a slight dip during mid-year. Romance rocks initially, but stabilises by the second half of 2012. Those with business acumen will prosper.
Lucky months: January, March
Lucky charm: A laughing Buddha placed at the main door will welcome prosperity.
Pisces (February 20 - March 20)
The year promises to propel you ahead in your career. An initiative undertaken in May is likely to mature by year end. No major health problems are foreseen. Your romantic life may pass through a lean patch, but becomes exciting by September. A lot of travel is indicated.
Lucky months: January, September, October
Lucky charm: I-ching coins tied with red thread and kept in the pocket while travelling will ensure positive results in business.