Makara the upward climbing, always forward moving Mountain Goat, represents the 10th Sign of the Hindu Zodiac. Committed to responsibilities, this sign represents the work side of life. Often calm, to the degree of appearing slightly cold, meticulous and dogged in their persistence for quality and productivity, these individuals are often a notch above their counterparts.
The people born under this Sign have a good figure, are beautiful and their skin texture is smooth. They have a prominent eyebrow, thin upper lips, and a finely shaped chin. Their height is small to average. They have deep serious eyes, which can sometimes appear to be cold. Their speech is slow and measured. They weigh every word they say carefully. They have the intellectual look of a philosopher or a scientist. Their overall appearance is neutral, sober and simple. They give more importance to practicality and not aesthetics.
They are self-confident and like to set lofty goals. They feel satisfied when others respect them for their capabilities. They do not avoid taking risks, but they are not reckless. All their actions are rehearsed before putting them into action. Their relationships with others can be complicated. They can be very selfish and have a huge urge to acquire power that will raise their status in society. They look to be cool and calm, but below the surface, they can be very emotional. They are quite self-motivated, and will manage to find opportunities whenever required. Their powers of concentration are good, but they can be rather unemotional and may have too high an opinion about themselves.
As a Lover they are usually serious about romance, preferring to let things take their own time, without pushing the pace too much. You will never see them becoming impulsive. Taking relationships one step at a time is their way. They are not great communicators, but their actions speak volumes. In fact, they can go out of their way to express their affection through actions. They are great at the art of giving gifts and will never avoid the prospect of having to spend lavishly at a party. However, it may not be too easy for them to find the right partner.
As a Friend, they are faithful and truthful. They would try to help their friends in need of support. They may not have many friends but they would be very attached to the ones they do have. They are not too expressive either, which in some cases may lead to misunderstandings. Moreover, they need to take care not to show off.
They have good resistance power against major and minor ailments, so you will mostly find them in relatively good health in their old age. In fact, the older they grow, the healthier they appear. They belong to the category, which produces the most wonderful elderly people. Their body, though, can be delicate, especially the knees and their bone structure. The danger they face is from colds, arthritis, kidney stones, digestive problems, and even disorders of the skin like shingles. They should keep their distance from alcohol and rich food.
They take their careers very seriously. For them, it is a mission, right from the bottom rung of the ladder to the top. Once they start, they rarely look back, working as hard as is required. In fact, the harder they work for achieving their goals, the more satisfied they feel.
They know how to use their time and money well. A combination of their analytical mind and management skills make them suited for careers in Finance, Management, Banking, Accounts, Law, and Administration. They also tend to have a great potential to make a bright career in Science and Medicine. Creative fields like Media, Advertising, Productions, and Arts etc are also suited well to their personalities.
They are sensitive, sensible and secure in their own space. They do not take impulsive decisions but will act aggressively to get what they want. But they have some negative points too.
Noteworthy qualities: Wise, Dignified, Cautious, Practical, Thoughtful, Diplomatic, Profound, Positive, Ambitious, Focussed, Magnetic.
Undesirable personality traits: Nervous, Jealous, Selfish, Suspicious, Authoritative, Gloomy, and Prone to Depression and Discontent.
- Lucky Day: Saturday
- Lucky Number : 1, 4, 8, 10, 13, 17, 19, 22, 26
- Lucky Color: Brown, Steel, Grey, Black
- Lucky Stone(s): Dark Sapphire
- Lucky Talisman: The Plough
They are very independent and believe that to depend on others is a weakness. It is true that they avoid taking risks, and would stick to the tried and tested, but they also have a fun-loving streak. It is just that they take more time to open up. As security is very important to them, they pursue monetary goals with dedication, but material pleasures are never their real priorities. They command respect but never try to dominate their partners. However, when they are into the negative mode, they become inflexible and even pessimistic.