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Zodiac Symbol: Crab
Birth Dates: 6/21 or 6/22 - 7/22 or 7/23
Constellation: Cancer
Nature: Yin
Element: Water
Quality: Cardinal
Orientation: Personal
Season: Summer
Ruling Planet: Moon
House: Fourth House
Tarot Card: The Chariot
Body Part: Stomach, Breasts, Chest
Countries: Scotland, Holland, New Zealand
Cities: New York, Venice, Amsterdam
Colors: Silver, Grays, Greens
Numbers: Four, Five
Day: Monday
Gem: Ruby
Metal: Silver
Animals: Crustaceans, Cows, Chickens
Flowers: White Flowers(Particularly Roses), Larkspur
Herbs: Tarragon, Verbena
Keywords: Adaptable, Protective, Nurturing, Suspicious, Tenacious
Quote: I FEEL
Meditation: I have faith in the promptings of my heart.


Cancers are the Protectors of the zodiac. they are also "motherly" They also have the best memories they will never forget anything, whether good or bad. Cancers are the most underestimated zodiac signs but don't underestimate them they are tough and strong when they need to be, as a Cardinal sign they can also be a good leader if needed, they are protective and helpful. If you hurt a crab, however, you better beware. They can sting like a bee, and the same goes for becoming a crab's friend. They'll never forget it and will be sure to pay you back one day.

Positive Personality Traits Edit

  • Spontaneous: The power to think and act spontaneously is a major guiding force for a Cancer-born, and more than reasoning, they rely on their intuition for taking decisions. 
  • Protective: Cancer-born individuals are greatly protective of their personal area, interests, belongings, relationships and loved ones and other people who are in need. 
  • Shrewd and Sensitive: they are very shrewd and very cautious of their surroundings, they are also sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Adaptable: Cancers are can adapt to any environment and situations in when they need to, however they don't really like Changes or Transformation.
  • Nurturing and Empathic: One of Cancers best qualities is that they can make others feel loved and wanted and make themselves feel good, their words can make you feel proud of yourself but same goes being Cancer's enemy, they can cut you deeply with their words.
  • Emotional: Cancer-born are quite emotional people, but at times they might appear icy, detached, aloof and separated. They sympathise with other people and love to take care of them.

Negative Personality Traits: Edit

  • Unpredictable Behaviour: They have unstable moods and unpredictable behaviour which confuses others.
  • Moody: the Crabs can be very temperamental and their mood swings are quite unpredictable, which may become overwhelming for the people around them.
  • Manipulative: sometimes nurturing others can be to much the can lead to controlling, Manipulating with their strong sense of Intuition is one of Cancer's "hidden abilities"
  • Pessimistic: They can easily get bogged down by setbacks and failures. It is observed that the Cancer natives are prone to pessimism. 
  • Suspicious: Cancer-born individuals are inclined to doubt people’s intentions as they carry an imaginary fear, and so they cross-check everything. 
  • Clingy: This is their typical characteristic. The Cancer natives find it difficult to let go of things close to their heart, and hence, they find it difficult to look beyond the imperfections and move on. 
  • Self-Absorbed: they care so much about their feelings sometimes they aren't realizing they are hurting others, they can sometimes be selfish.

Vedic AstrologyEdit

Cancer is known as Karka or Karkata in Vedic Astrology. It is considered a moveable sign in vedic astrology and benefic in nature. Moon is considered the lord of this sign and Jupiter is considered to be exalted in Cancer and Mars is considered debilitated in Cancer. According to Vedic Astrology the color of karka is white and its nature is considered watery.

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