“Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.”
Cancer is a water sign and, water is associated with feelings and intuition. The water element brings out the nurturing and caring qualities of the Moon. Cancer deals with our dreams, our subconscious, and our imagination.
The Moon, ruler of Cancer, governs the night--a time when we need shelter and a place to belong. This is reflected in the sign of Cancer which is connected to home and family.
The ruler of a sign colors the qualities of the sign itself. The Moon has an influence on the collective consciousness. Similarly, well placed planets in Cancer can give popularity and success with the public.
Reflecting the nurturing qualities of the Moon, benefic planets placed in Cancer bring contentment and peace.
The Sun (Surya) represents both the ego and the Soul in an individual's chart.