The Ruling Planet of the zodiac sign of Cancer is the Moon. This is the only sign in the zodiac that sees its ruler visiting once every month. The tides of the seas and many of our life's cycles including the female reproductive cycle are based on the rhythms of the Moon.
The Moon reflects the light energy it garners from the Sun. The Moon rules emotions and feelings. Astrologically, Moon denotes mental and emotional power in human beings. While Sun is the King, the Moon is considered the Queen of the Solar System. According to Vedic System of Astrology, Moon is a natural benefic and is capable of giving great mental power and prosperity.
Moon is considered tender by nature and represents love and beauty. Though Moon is smallest among the planets it has enormous effect on the human beings on the earth on a physical and astrological sense. It governs the psychological nature of an individual. Moon plays and important role in Vedic astrology. Water is element of Moon. Moon represents mother as she is the nurturer of the life on this planet.
Positive Moon indicates joy, enthusiasm and peace of mind in life while negative or afflicted moon causes tensions, depression, suicidal tendency and pessimistic attitude. Moon has been allotted number 2 in numerology.
Characteristics of Moon:
|Orbit time in One Zodiac Sign:
|Orbit time of whole Zodiac:
||Tender and peaceful
||Mars, Jupiter and Moon
||Saturn , Moon nodes
|If well placed signifies:
||Prosperity & wealth
|If adversely placed signifies:
||Arrogance and jealous nature
|Body parts ruled:
||Heart, eye, fluids of body, lungs
|Diseases caused by Moon:
||Weak eyesight, Tension, depression, heart problems,
respiratory problems, Tuberculosis, cold and cough