Dates:21 June- 22 July Sign of Nature:The Protector Ruling Planet:Moon Symbol:The Crab Element:Water Color:Pale Blue, Silver Metal:Silver Gem Stone:Moonstone, White Pearl Quality:Cardinal (Moveable) Nakshtra:Purnavasu, Pushya, Ashlesha Lucky Day:Monday Lucky Nos. 4, 8 and 1 Compatible:Aries, Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Pisces
Cancer or Karka (June 22 - July 22)
A Cancerian man is not the same always for sometimes they are characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments or otherwise characterized by strength in sentiment. They are also reserved and shy to an extent. Though the Cancerian men look stubborn they are really not, for they are lovable and affectionate. They are very attached, emotional and sentimental towards the family and miss their home and family members especially the mother when they are away from them. They do not fall in love for the opposite sex very easily but if they right partner they are very dedicated, committed and loyal to them. They can also shine as a good father showering their entire love and affection to the children. A Cancerian man by birth is supposed to be handsome and attractive which even if they realize will never want to expose or acknowledege, but instead confine at home. But when it comes to work he wants to be appreciated for when he excels in his job. These men think twice before spending money, for they are not extravagant. They are quite understanding and values others views and ideas.
A Cancerian woman is an ardent lover of her family and the family members and does the best to keep them happy. They lack physical or emotional strength. When it comes to love she is highly expressive and emotional. It is very difficult to judge Cancerian women for sometimes they are fearful and hesitant and at other times seem to be vicissitudes with self-possession. They are very happy to be a home maker rather than for going jobs. They are instantaneously apprehended and remain emotionally attached to the partners and family members and look forward for the same from them.Cancerian woman manifest a desire to control or dominate another, especially in order to limit that person s relationships with others. But when they are neglected they submit to silence or give in and take a long time for them to come out of this disheartened feeling. They often get envisaged into the world of fantasy. They always look back to a happy time in the past and get swayed by sentiments. Being an emotional and expressive character they are good at writing poems and they can be a good orator or teachers.
In a relationship: You are loving, sensitive and intuitive but this time you need to look at a problem from an entirely different angle, which may mean discarding a dream or revising your expectations of a relationship. You take valuable time out, finding emotional replenishment in your relationship. If you are looking for love: If you are playing a waiting game just now, you can hang around in limbo or, more positively, use your senses to explore your spiritual self. Your perspective on love changes for the better the minute you adopt an attitude of openness. Advice: Whatever the situation, you are secure. When the time is right, you will know exactly what to do; so don t worry.
The best gift of all for a Cancerian is the one that money can t buy. Plan a big family reunion and you will really make their New Year. They will treasure all gifts, no matter small or big because it is not the cost or the gift itself, but the thought that counts! Cancer is associated with the home and garden, and good Cancer gifts are often useful and practical items for the home, garden or garage. You can also gift them a family portrait, camera or camcorder, five-year diary, food hampers, recipe books, cuddly toys. Avoid gifting anything containing leather or any sharp edged item like knives, glass, etc.
Cancerians are very faithful people and if they fall in love it is pure and wholehearted in nature. At times they are reserved, moody and difficult to study them. They get turned to caring and loving words, big hugs and also by praising, as how good they are.
Though occasionally they become dependent on the other partner, most of the time their love of nurturing may lead them to act like a parent. The Cancerians seems very good when there is a mutual exchange of love between both the partners but when it turns to be from only one side and if loyality is lost in the Cancerian partner then they become impenetrable, vindictive and callous.Cancerian men like to be cosseted and well fed and cancerian women enjoy the role of cossetting.Sex as a means of experiencing love is very important to Cancer subjects.Somtimes however a love starved Cancerian will turn to promiscuity as a mistaken substitute for the love they crave.
Their career is related with water like Navy, sailors, submarines, shipping companies, import and export and travels. They are also good caterers, restaurant managers, contractors, orators. They are also interested in sacred texts of religions. Ruling planet- Moon- Moon rules over ladies, travelling, sailors, nurses, midwives, textiles, airy products,navy, hotels, liquids, ladies garments, irrigation and women s welfare.
Cancers live their lives through their stomach. They have a wonderful sense for the taste, texture and fragrance of the food they eat. Milk and dairy products are so important to you. However, dairy products can get you into a real jam too, and in more than one way. Cancer also has ruler-ship over the "sacs" of the body. The eyeballs, the cheeks of the face, the uterus and stomach are all sacs of some kind that hold something. They are all under Cancer s domain and these consequently become the weak points of this sign s superstructure. Usually, Cancer s main problem comes from the stomach or digestive region, Cancers are more prone to cataracts and glaucoma than a lot of other zodiac signs, simply because it has ruler-ship over the eyes and everything that goes on with them. Heave a sigh of relief--you re not getting the disease cancer because you were born under the sun sign of Cancer!! It s just a coincidence that is meaningless, thank goodness. Cancer can t help but be super emotional because your ruler is the Moon, which astrologically rules our sub-conscious and emotions/feelings. There s no magic "pill" to deal with our emotions! But poor Cancer has his and her hands full with their vibrant mass of constantly shifting feelings, intuition, and emotions. Hence they need to keep their emotions under check.
They have a round face with sharp features and height is below moderate or average. They have a brown or dark hair which is sparse. The complexion of these people is pale or sometimes tanned. They are characterized by a big forehead and hence the eyebrows are wide. The nose is small and is curved upwards. The mouth is well defined and they give a wide smile. They are short and plump.
The Cancerians should not have a state of mind which is unamiable or depressed but instead more steady. They should have the pride in oneself and self-respect to realize their financial potential.
The Cancerians would favor traditional views and values in their outfits like thread knitted, terry cotton or a soft woven cloth of wool or a blend of wool and cotton or synthetics. But however when it comes to the undergarments they are not the same for they would wear clothes which have a delusory countenance or appearance. Women of this sign will go in for jewelry, of silver and pearls and men can never be without a watch. Those shoe fanatics out there... Being ruled by the moon and as a watery sign, Cancers looks for colors of moon and blue sea in their footwear. They stick onto one shoe for years together. They sport it until the shoes tear apart. They are also usually spotted wearing fuzzy slippers for casual usage.