by Lina Elisabeth Preston 1 min read


Cancer meaning in Vedic astrology“Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.”
—Mother Teresa

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.

Cancer Sign Painting in Vedic Astrology

Lina Elisabeth Preston
Lina Elisabeth Preston

Lina has been providing astrological consultations and gemstone recommendations for 20 years. She is a long time meditator and disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda. Lina grew up in northern Sweden and now lives at Ananda Village, a spiritual community in Northern California. She and her husband founded their business Northern Lights in 1990.

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