TAROT -January 2021

Ma Prem Ritambhara is widely traveled and is the talented daughter and associate of the well known Tarot Card Reader, Ma Prem Usha. Ma Usha has been writing columns over the years for leading periodicals and web sites. Ritambhara has received training from her and has been assisting her in all her work. Ritambhara has been reading Tarot cards professionally in Mumbai, Pune, Zurich, and New Delhi for the last seven years and continues to do so from her studio at the Taj Mansingh Hotel, New Delhi.

MESSAGE FROM THE MASTER: The fool goes on missing everything. The wise man enjoys everything. He enjoys the day and the night. He enjoys the summer and the winter. He enjoys life and he enjoys death. He is a nonclinger; in nonclinging is bliss, says Osho, the Zen master.

ARIES (March 21 - April 20)

You discover a deep harmony within yourself as Yin (receptive) and Yang (dynamic) energies are finely tuned and balanced. A joyful event in the family brings much happiness. Whatever you pursue, be it pleasure or business, is crowned with perfect success. You establish material stability and professional repute and can expect expansion in the near future. You mediate successfully and bring peace in family and work conflicts. You are generous and giving in personal relationships and family situations. Beware of pity in friendships, waste in the domestic area and stagnation in work patterns. Be simple and straightforward to resolve complicated issues. Listen to your heart and intuition for the right answers, especially during Full Moon. You tend to go back to your roots, your parents and family to find your own truths but search within and you will be surprised. Lucky number is 10. Good colour is orange.

TAURUS (April 21 – May 21)

You are youthful, swift and strong while resolving professional matters and business tangles. You tend to be impulsive when making important decisions and need to consider priorities. Your great sense of humour endears you to people who matter and takes you smoothly through a difficult situation. Personal relationships are loving and romantic but don’t take them for granted. Beware of violence in a crowded situation. New, dynamic ideas need to be expressed and developed. You now accept yourself and others as they are. Whatever you undertake at this point with your creative energy brings gain and enrichment to you and to the lives of others. You are able to share the gift of light, understanding and maturity with others around you. It’s time to express your feelings and ideas and share what you have learned through a variety of experience in this life. Lucky number is 18. Good colour is golden yellow.

GEMINI (May22 – June 21)

You are able to let go the past with all its personal baggage and professional attachments to make a new beginning this month! Disruption in business may cause some anxiety but also teaches you an important lesson. You recognize that something is completed, it could be a job, assignment, or a relationship that you identified with and have to bid farewell to. It’s best to flow into the new current for the future, allowing sadness but not clinging on. No point in looking back as you have already turned the corner and new dimensions are waiting to be discovered. Avoid being lazy and laid back as temporary gain or success needs to be followed up with hard work and dedication! A wandering visit or journey to visit friends or family around full moon time is on the cards. Take care of your health! Lucky number is 8. Good colour is forest green.

CANCER (June22 – July 21)

You are likely to face some disappointment this month, as things don’t go according to your expectations. There can be an unexpected disruption at work or a disturbance in the family. Personal relationships are likely to be surprising, as there are mixed reactions and feelings therein. Full Moon is an auspicious time to infuse love and understanding in an important relationship. It’s time to let go the past and make new beginnings. Rather than hanging on to finished relationships and creative projects, say a fond and reverent farewell to get on with your life. New dimensions and experiences are waiting for you! You renew connections with family and siblings after a period of separation. A positive attitude is healing and transforming. A Scorpio person has deep feelings for you. Yoga and meditation can lift you to higher levels of consciousness. Lucky number is 5. Good colours are rainbow pastels.

LEO (July 23 – August 23)

You give up steady, secure business and professional situations to move into challenging opportunities and creative spaces for further growth and development. You are likely to make some changes this month by letting go the past and moving into the new current for the future. You are blessed with a new vision as you experience life in different dimensions since the manifest and the unmanifest converge within you! You are likely to go to emotional heights and depths in relationships, difficult and easy situations in business and negative and positive reactions from people and that gives you a new perspective of life. You can now allow all of life’s colours to penetrate you to become enriched and more integrated. You are more accepting, creative and easy with the variance and activity around you by remaining centered and rooted within. A happy surprise awaits you at the end of the month. Lucky number is 12. Good colour is white.

VIRGO (August 24- September 23)

You could be tense and stressed this month as too many ideas and people interfere with each other and cause confusion at work. You tend to waste energy in details, causing neglect of what is more important and vital, be aware. It’s important that you don’t abandon business projects just when they are at the brink of success. You take great care in some matters at home, which is counterbalanced by equal disorder in other aspects. Do not allow varying moods to affect your priorities and perspectives. You climb the ladder of success by taking one steady step at a time this month. Personal relationships are loving and supportive. You are a free spirit and limitations of any kind can be claustrophobic. Full Moon this month is a great time to centre and look within. Witness events rather than participate in them to gain deeper understanding. Lucky number is 8. Good colour is white.

LIBRA (September 24 - October 23)

You draw ‘The Lovers’ card in the Tarot pack, which is ruled by planet Mercury this month. The influence of this card manifests love, romance and excitement in your life. Good personal relationships and business partnerships are likely to get closer while stressed or limited relationships are likely to fall apart. This time is best for making decisions, plans and listing your priorities. You are likely to be presented with choices and options and it’s hard for you to make decisions as you can see both sides of every situation. Looking within at your truths and feelings gives you insight and direction. Your online social life is scintillating and busy. You meet new people and make interesting and valuable connections. Visitors and communications from overseas inspire you to be more creative with present business projects. Destiny plays an important role in your life at this point. Lucky number is 6. Good colours are rainbow pastels.

SCORPIO (October 24 - November 22)

‘The Knight of Wands’ rides in on a fiery steed bringing great energy and intensity in your professional projects and personal relationships this month. You make swift decisions, and act quickly to avail of lucrative opportunities that come your way. You are proud but generous with family and friends when they need your support. Since you act with dynamic energy and totality you make ripples in the waters around you at work, some will feel uplifted and refreshed by your presence and others may feel threatened or annoyed. But the opinions of others matter little and nothing can hold you back now. An older man may want to control you and influence your future plans. You are intense in a personal relationship but have little time to devote to it due to workload and deadlines. You inspire and infuse enthusiasm and energy in whatever you do. Lucky number is 5. Good colour is fiery red.

SAGITTARIUS (November 23 - December 23)

You seem to be depleted after a period of struggle; it’s important to rejuvenate your energy and regain strength. You face obstacles at work and difficulties at home with courage and fortitude. You can expect victory in small things now but later there is a breakthrough on many levels. Quarreling at work and disagreements at home are temporary and should be taken in your stride. Health problems should not be neglected. Mental stress and tension should be avoided. Conserve finances and energy at this point. Don’t allow others to take advantage of your good nature and drag you in their personal conflicts and problems. You tend to over exert yourself for the sake of others and forget your own priorities. A Leo person helps you lighten up and enjoy life. Heal broken relationships and breakthrough destructive patterns! Yoga and meditation prove to be therapeutic. Lucky number is 7. Good colour is forest green.

CAPRICORN (December 24 - January 20)

It’s time to say a fond farewell to the past and stop dwelling on anything that may have hurt you. You tend to isolate yourself and hide from your own pain, as you want to maintain a facade of being normal and happy. It’s time to let go pain and sadness you have been suppressing and allow the tears to flow. There can be unexpected disturbance or disruption at work that clears up at the end of the month. Discourage discord at work. Promises are fulfilled in personal relationships and your faith restored. You may be tempted to blow your budget by splurging on a luxury and over indulging in food or drink while following a strict diet. Participation in sport, art or creative activity can be rejuvenating. Business deals are conducted honestly. You make an auspicious new beginning with a positive attitude this month. Lucky number is 3. Good colour is silver gray.

AQUARIUS (January 21 - February 19)

Golden Cups full of happiness, lotus blossoms, light greets you this month! There is love and fulfillment in personal relationships. Family, friends and loved ones gather around you to share some happy times and memorable occasions. You regain health and vigor to indulge in sporty pastimes and busy work schedules. Beware of over indulgence in food, drink or work. You are fortunate with business deals and gain in financial transactions. A Pisces person brings goodwill and cheer into your life. A positive and creative approach towards family problems changes attitudes and heals old wounds. Beware of a conceited and ambitious person who takes advantage of your good name and goodwill. You may blow your budget while splurging on a luxury to enhance your lifestyle. Relax with loved ones and enjoy this time of peace and contentment as you celebrate life and love. Lucky number is 9. Good colour is lotus pink.

PISCES (February 20 - March 20)

The perfect balance of mental and moral faculties is suggested as you gain perspective and clarity in business associations and collaborations. Success after a period of anxiety is on the cards this month! The ornamental hilts of six Swords form a hexagon and their points touch the outer petals of the red rose upon a Golden Cross of six squares. You are logical and practical in order to resolve financial and professional matters. You realize goals and targets with intelligence, hard work and persistence. You find passage from difficulty in a personal relationship to bring back balance and harmony around Full Moon this month. Finally love and support are forthcoming from the person you love. A journey near the sea is therapeutic. Don’t allow intellectual pride to come in the way of a long-standing friendship. Meditation brings rejuvenation and balance all round. Lucky number is 6. Good colour is sky blue.