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Selecting a Career / Profession through Astrology

Author: S N Rao | Last Updated: Mon 26 Jul 2010 10:51:08 AM

S N Rao

This article is in continuation to my earlier articles on selecting a correct profession through astrology. The 1st article is on http://www.astrocamp.com/profession-selection-astrology.html and my 2nd article is on http://www.astrocamp.com/profession-selection-astrology-2.html. A person will succeed by having a profession as indicated by strongest sign in the horoscope. A sign which has the support of its lord or aspected by benefic planet is considered to be strong. The most powerful and dominant planet in a horoscope has often a say in deciding one’s career, especially when he is the lord of the ascendant or lagna.

Planets give excellent indications of success and failures in the various professions. If children are guided properly and are given liberty to act according to their likes and aptitudes, they can build a bright future for themselves. Many times education is wasted because millions of people pursue wrong vocations. In 21st century every skill is part and parcel of money generating scheme and have acquired their firm places in any profession. Astrology can help one evaluate the prospective of a child and can have a reasonable idea of the field in which this has best chance to develop.

This article attempts to divide professions according to the birth signs. The birth position of Ascendant / Birth Moon / Birth position of Sun / Lord of the Ascendant / Lord of the 10th house / Placement of the 10th lord should be integrated and considered together. The strongest of all the above will be likely to give the result. However a proper conclusion can only be met when the horoscope is analyzed properly from career perspective.

Career best suited for Aries
General characteristics of Aries – Its element is fire, ruling planet is mars, quality is cardinal and always on the move. It is the first and fastest of all the signs, but not noisiest. The natives are quiet and work swiftly. They have the ability of mars, a planet concerned solely with action and physical energy. Aries have so much power and energy that they tend to burn themselves up. As such they should take care replenish their resources. Ariens are entrepreneurs, leaders and adventurers. They are highly motivated and courageous. Ariens are well suited to become a firefighter, surgeon, mechanics, professional athlete, rescue workers, soldiers or security personal. It is a fiery and movable sign and denotes careers that require enterprise, dynamism and energy. Native with strong Aries will be outstanding in whatever profession they may be. They may be closely associated with government and are vulnerable to criticism. They do well in military, police, security services, scientists, engineers, dentists, surgeons, mechanics, metal, minerals, technologists, wrestlers, brick kiln worker etc.  They earn a lot of wealth by persistent efforts.  A strong sun or moon or mars makes the native successful in executive jobs. With strong sun in Aries, one may do better as a politician, industrialist, timber merchant, educationist, a surgeon, bone specialist. Strong moon in Aries gives more dignity than wealth that is changeable fortunes for those in independent business. Strong mars make law officer, industrial worker, managerial business, army or police officer. One can have good business in cattle or food grains. Saturn in Aries gives native success in metals, engineering type of profession or he may be connected to central government or higher departments. He will shine in career but his income will depend according to the combination of other planets. Likewise we will have explanation of other planets like mercury, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, Rahu and ketu. Aries falling in tenth house makes a native great men and he will be manager of other estates.

Career best suited from Taurus
Its element is earth, ruling planet is Venus, quality is fixed and its symbol is the bull. Taureans are stable, conservative and sensual. They are fond of smart clothes, jewelry and comfortable Life and would excel in fashion designing, jewellery and interior decorators. They are impressed by bigness. Financial institutions or big corporations are places which are first preferences of Taurians. They have artistic skills and often Taureans become good actors, singers, sculptors, interior decors or involve in work with the earth in one or the other ways. They are down to earth and practical. It is a second sign of zodiac with fixed earth. Strong Taurus natives are good advertising and publicity agents, throat-specialist, actor, singer, musician, those connected with entertainment and amusement, tailors, gardeners, nursery owners,  dealer of vehicles, cosmetics, jewellery, costly fabric, garments, fashion articles, finance, broker, company –manager, accountant, farmer, horticulturist, agriculturist, or carpets, cement etc.  They also deal in milk, land, sugar, cotton and similar professions. If sun is in the Taurus, native will earn in films or music or fine arts and is competent and practical in whatever he does. Moon in Taurus makes one noble, discreet, dignified with slow and steady progress. Mars in Taurus gives gains from agriculture and moderate wealth. Saturn in Taurus will help native earn livelihood from luxury related goods or transactions. Likewise we will have explanation of other planets like mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Rahu and ketu.

Career best suited for Gemini
Its element is air, ruling planet mercury, quality is mutable and symbol is the twins. Geminians are very unyielding in their determination and are often considered as obstinate. They have great power of endurance, both physical and mental. They can pass through enormous strains of fatigue as long as the excitement or determination lasts. They are often seen as writers, orators, journalists, teachers, secretaries, lawyers or computer programmers, excellent directors etc. Gemini native are good workers in communications, engineers, analytical studies of law and education, writers, secretaries, rail and air transport connected professions, inspectors, sales agents, auditors or accountants, representatives, diplomats, journalism, transport, short journey by roads, tutors, secretaries, personal assistant train and traders in diverse commodities. They are also proficient in logic and mathematics. Sun in Gemini gives one gain excellence in engineering, music, fine arts, and law education. Moon in Gemini makes one excels in intellectual pursuits arts, technology of any kind, sports, writing, journalism , mathematics, commerce, trade, banking and earning from various sources. Mars in Gemini makes good scientists educationists, engineers, doctors, technologists, and businessman. He will get interested in jobs of touring, try to do many works. Saturn in Gemini will make native earn through his intellect, commercial transactions, business enterprises or social works. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Cancer
Cancer- its element is water, ruling planet is the moon, quality is cardial and the symbol is THE CRAB. Cancariens are subtle and brilliant, but they usually lack continuity of purpose. They have tremendous mind power and are enthusiastic, imaginative and researching. Their minds keep changing according to the situations. They can become good psychologists. They will be influenced by the dress, gait habits’ and bearing of their colleagues, friends and all those around. They have to cultivate will power and self confidence to become successful in life. They will amass wealth through the exercise of their imagination, poets, writers, famous actors, photographers, cinematographers, directors, lawyers, lectures, company promoters, pubic speakers or career which requires diplomacy, tact and fineness. They are good in biology, botany, geography, zoology, fishing,  marine life, merchant navy, home furnishing,  dairy farming, bee-keeping, honey, all jobs related with water or liquids, nurses, doctors and managers of hotel institutions, explorers,  caterers, shipping, fishing, sailing, water supply, drainage, archaeology, public life and mediation, chemical industry, historians etc. Sun in cancer gives name and fame in any field, but native suffers due to fickle nature. Moon in cancer gives luck, wealth and comforts with rise and fall in life. Mars in cancer gives job related with travels, foreign, water, horticulture, irrigation, water supply, marine, literary or artistic fields. Saturn in cancer connects natives earning from arts, traveling, water connected activities etc. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Leo
General characteristics of Leo -Its element are fire, ruling planet is the sun, quality is fixed and symbol is THE LION.
Leo is creative, artistic, colorful, generous, honest and revolutionary. They are able persons who can readily take up any job and complete it. At the same time they are full of contradictions and are sometimes restless. They will have great administrative talents. Once they have panned something, they will work their way through it, come what may. They are good poets, artistes, politicians, engineers, chemists, doctors, military personal, dentists, metallurgists, sportspersons, astronauts, astronomers, traders or experts in law. Leo strong natives are dynamic, dominating, creative, cruel, self made person who cannot be dictated and do well in jobs of authority and power. Such natives are civil servants, politicians, ministers, chief executives, diplomats, speculators, auditors, investment business, jewellery and gold, fireman, theatre owners, ambassadors, forest officers, dealers or manufacturer of drugs or chemicals, film and drama directors or magician. If afflicted one becomes one becomes criminal too. Sun in Leo makes one rule over others. One will be famous, brilliant and wealthy, whatever be the profession. Mars in Leo makes one enterprising and daring in politics or endeavours and conquers all hurdles or enemies in profession. Afflicted mars makes native violate norms in his over zeal and the endeavor may go in vain.  Saturn in Leo makes native successful in government authorities or jobs connected to government. They have success in later period of their life.

Career best suited for Virgo
General characteristics of Virgo-Its element is earth, ruling planet is mercury, quality is mutable and its symbol is THE VIRGIN. Virgoans are natural bureaucrats but socially they tend to be shy and lack of confidence when expressing their feelings. They will accomplish what is impossible to others. They will shine in professions of mass communication and will shine well in service related jobs. Virgoans keep changing their plans. They want frequent changes in everything. They can resist anything that threatens to upset the boundaries of their expectations and established order. They become excellent secretaries. Virgo natives do well in jobs requiring intelligence and efficiency like psychologists, psychiatrists, healers, professors, mathematician, computers, astrologers, accountant, auditors commerce and trade, chartered accountants, management graduates, paper dealers,  book keepers,  authors or writers jobs related with communications or transport, clerk, stenos, land owners,  television, radio, internet. One has better chances of rising under some feminine control. Moon in Virgo makes native fortunate, learned, lecturer, advocate, do business, trade, interested in foreign lands and successful in life and profession. Strong or full moon gives still better results. Mars in Virgo makes one a musician or a craftsman or a technocrat or an agriculturist with a more pragmatic and cool headed approach. Saturn in Virgo makes native commercial minded in career, accountancy, commerce etc. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Libra
General characteristic of Libra- its element is air, ruling planet is Venus, quality is cardial and the symbol is THE SCALES. People born in this period are generally successful in life. They earn money by business that affords pleasure to people. They will understand the finer secrets in the minds of others and act as accordingly. They will make people happy and make a living out of it. Libran’s artistic qualities enable them to create beautiful and pleasing environments, so that they can be cordial company both at home and at work. They thrive in social groups, being born diplomats, bringing enemies together to make them friends. They are fastidious about their personal appearance, have a great respect for rank and position and are great supporters of law and the law’s decisions. Natives with strong Libra in 10th are good management consultants, judges, advocates, officer of law, logicians, druggist, beauticians, fashion designing, fashion models, interior decorators, air hostess, sculptors, television artists, cartoonists, cinema artists, pilots, receptionists, perfume or costly garment makers, photographers, bar owners, trader in many articles. If sun is in Libra one may have interest in gold, iron, metals and minerals or in a travelling job or has a job of distant land. But in government profession he will face setbacks. Moon in Libra makes one religious, full of energy, brave and optimistic. Profession indicated are legal/ management consultant, film, HR or cine industry, interiors decors, photographers, graphics, perfume, costly garment manufacture, air hostess, liaison officer, receptionists etc. Mars in Libra gives a touring job such as tourism, hotels, transport services and luxuries trades. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Scorpios
General characteristics of Scorpio- its element are water, ruling planet is mars, quality is fixed and symbol is the scorpion. Scorpions have instinctive sense of what is right and what is wrong. They are constructive of the good and destructive of the evil. They will never bow to the authority of others. They will be good in yoga, meditation, medicine, scriptural studies, spiritual studies, scientific studies and research.  They are usually interested in all the things deep, dark or hidden, which cover a range of activities. They may become psychologists, therapists, archeologists, historians, detectives or members of mysterious religious cults or political groups. It gives a profession in the army, navy, police officers or defense officials, boilers, surgeons, dentist, drugs, chemists, water supply, nurses, judges, geographers, explorers, barbers, dealers in sea foods, mechanics, sailors, dock workers, coffin makers, navigators, lic agents, research scientists, astrologers, occultists, detectives, security men, diplomats, or railway employees. If Mars is afflicted then one resorts to condemnable acts engaged in anti social or crime oriented jobs.
Sun in Scorpio makes one do well in military, police, secret services, ordinance factories, fire fighters, as doctors, manufacturer of drugs or narcotics. Mars in Scorpio makes one a good salesman, trader, businessman, property dealer, owner of land, factory or property, warrior, military, police, electrician, fire fighter, doctor, surgeon, manufacturer or dealers in arms, weapons, dealer of medicines or poisonous drugs or electrical goods. Saturn in Scorpio makes one revengeful and reactionary. He may do undignified jobs. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Sagittarius
Its element is fire, ruling planet is Jupiter, quality is mutable and the symbol is the archer. They are noble persons who are very helpful to others. They are great counselors, untiring workers, knowledgeable and good at extracting work from others. They cannot adapt themselves to the changing trends very easily and quickly. They will follow the dicta of elders and preceptor. They do well in machines, chemicals, artifacts, public service, administrative jobs, banks, philosophers, diplomats, electronics, computers, and commission business and through journeys across long distances. They will not be carried away by money or fame. They will be persons of good habits and actions. It also gives a profession as ministers, councilors, priests, teachers, preachers, school, temples, lawyers, judges, explorers, consultants, physicians, civil engineers, army officers, patriots, sportsman, weaponry, animal husbandry, executive bankers, financial experts, magistrates, accountancy, astrology, professors, philosophers, writers, publishers, woolen traders, shoe or footwear. He may do well in jobs of bravery, courage and social activities. Afflicted Jupiter can make one an offender. Sun in Sagittarius makes one happy and wealthy as a scholar or skilled man in use of weapons and hands. He may be a teacher warrior, a surgeon, engineer, artist, artisan, mechanic or sports man. Mars in Sagittarius makes one a warrior. He could spoil his health and wealth due to his anger and harsh speech. Saturn in Sagittarius makes native adopt career in field of forest , forest engineer, wood, spiritual societies and services. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Capricorn
Its element is earth, ruling planet is Saturn, quality is cardinal and its symbol is the mountain goat. Capricorn is that described by the combination of Saturn and the earth element: materialistic, practical, serious and cautious. The Capricorn is the ideal industrialist or businessperson, letting no humanitarian concerns interferes with the important business of making money. They may appear to have the ability to create tangible, practical gains, not to mention wealth and prosperity. They are however, inclined to go to extremes in all things, and make sudden decisions, or change their minds for which they may regrets, but they are too proud to acknowledge their error. These natives takes up jobs as plumbers, in  agriculture, horticulture, mining, forest products, metallurgy, experts in minerals, geology, banking, civic works of supply and disposal, dentist, engineers, builders, executives, property and timber related cottage industries. They usually succeed late in life. Sun in Capricorn makes one greedy, unstable and always in hurry, takes up several works which may not be manageable and may face revolt by own man. Moon in Capricorn makes one shrewd, diplomatic, famous and wealthy in any profession. He may be technician, scholar or musician. Mars in Capricorn makes one famous and wealthy ruler, commander or high official.  Saturn in Capricorn makes native adopt career in travelling, jobs, through food or water contents, manure type of departments, agriculturist, horticulturist, florist. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Aquarians
Its element is air, ruling planet is Saturn, its quality is fixed and the symbol is the water carrier. Aquarius has strong mental force, but they are as a rule, generally misunderstood by others. They are thinkers, have good reasoning ability and make natural heads of business organizations or any form of government work. They are independent and high-minded in all their actions, and detest being under the restraint of others. Aquarius is a fixed sign; Aquarians often develop a lifestyle, or a set of attitudes, which they find impossible to change. They worship intellectual, clever people and are deep thinkers. They rarely interfere with the affairs of others, but they will never stand interference from others. It gives a profession as professors, philosophers, public relation officers,  intellectuals, researchers, scientists, engineers, astrologers, computers hardware expert, automobile expert, atomic or space expert, aeroplane mechanics, electricians, dealer in metals, transport jobs, ferries, aquatic products. If sun is in the Aquarius, one is malicious and skilful but is disliked by others due to changing loyalty and infidelity. Mars in Aquarius makes one an evil and unfortunate and causes fall from position or heavy losses due to his misdeeds. Saturn in Aquarius makes one expert in secret knowledge, psychology, administration etc. they become good teacher or guide, intellectual worker. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

Career best suited for Pisceans
Its element is water, ruling planet is Jupiter, its quality is mutable and symbol is the two fishes. Pisces are emotional, sensitive, impressionable and vulnerable. They are imaginative, poetic and even psychic. They are lover of beauty and nature. Also they may be too soft, too compassionate, and give in to unreasonable requests and unjustified demands. Pliant and diplomatic, they do not usually have to face showdowns. They enjoy healing professions like nursing, social work and physiotherapy. They are great biologists, artists, interior decors, graphic designers, fashion designers, musicians, psychologists, astrologers, academician, philosophers, media person, journalist, travel writer, directors, entertainer or cosmetology. It gives a career as doctors, anaesthetisist, nurses, water supply works, shipping, fisheries, marine products, navy, international trade, fortunes through wife, priest, courts, lawyers, place and work at places of confinement, work as prison guards,  work in orphanage for secret services, sanatorium workers,  wardens,  dealers in petrol, oils, chemicals, paint and perfumes, teaching jobs, work requiring imagination like cinema, film script writing, composing etc. Sun in Pisces makes one learned, popular; succeed over rivals and gains in profession connected with water. Moon in Pisces makes one technician, engineer, warrior, musicians, navigator or a government servant. Mars in Pisces makes one reside in foreign land with honorable job. Likewise there is explanation of other remaining planets.

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