Something about us from a little bit of different perspective
Crab like Karka ( Cancer ) rashi lives in water and represents the chest of Kaal Purusha (Ursha major). It moves in Agricultural lands, waterbodies, riversides and picturesque places.
The fourth sign in the Rashichakra, Karka ( Cancer ) love their home – their roots. Falling in the fourth house of the Kaalpurusha (Ursha Major), which denotes mother, Karka ( Cancer ) plays the same role. Farther the governing planet of the Rashi is Chandra (Moon), which rules over themind and denotes mother. This too enhances its role as mother The most empathetic zodiac sign, Karkas ( Cancer ) are often overly sensitive. They take great pleasure in the comforts of home and family and are at their best when all is peaceful at this front.
In the Sign of Cancer the heavens are developing the feeling side of things. This is what a true Cancerian is all about -Uvlings. Where Aries will tend to err on the side of action, laurus on the side of inaction and Gemini on the side of ihought, Cancer will tend to err on the side of feeling.
|04.||Meaning of Sanskrit Name||The Crab|
Cancer is the astrology sign that is packed full of contradictions so when it comes to independence, they possibly can or can not be independent. On one side, they have the perseverance and drive to do what needs to be done, they are self-sufficient and do not need to depend on other people for the material and physical things in life. On the other hand, they depend on people for emotional support and encouragement. A Cancer that is not fully self-actualized will need the constant support of others and will not be very independent but the Cancer that is ‘evolved’ and has properly harnessed their emotional issues will be wildly successful as an independent human being. They crave attention and comfort from other people and they are happiest when they have a small, close knit group of friends or family.
Once cancer resolved their emotional issues such as shyness and insecurity, the powerful character will shine though, there is practically nothing they can’t do. They have incredible perseverance and will stand up for what they believe in. With their strong intuition, sensitivity, powers of observation and intelligence, they will have great success in anything they undertake. They are excellent business people and investors because of their intuitive and psychic ability and their creative forward thinking mind, they are able to predict future trends. They attract wealth very well and know where to invest. Money and financial well being is very important to Cancer and this can help their drive in business. They need financial security and if they allow themselves to properly focus their energy and do not allow their emotions to over take them, they are more then capable of obtaining their financial goals and being incredibly successful business people..
They are complex, fragile, unpredictable and temperamental and need constant support and encouragement, more then any other astrology signs, Cancer needs to be needed. Even when all needs are satisfied, they can be irritable and cranky. They have an uneasy, delicate temperament. The contradictory nature of Cancer gives their temperament the wild mood swings and possible temper tantrums. They are easily offended and will sulk and wallow in self pity for a long time when they get hurt.
You are a good solid friend. Your attachments with people make you a friend worth his or her weight in gold. You are likely to get disappointed when friends do not live up to your image..
As a father, a Cancerian has many qualities of being an excellent parent. You may tend to reprimand your children too sharply and suddenly for small faults. On the other hand, you may be just as caring, kind and understanding when difficult problems arise. You may have a problem when your children grow old enough to form their own opinions. You should enjoy using your imagination in upbringing them.
As a mother, a Cancerian is deeply maternal. Cancerians are good cooks and love everything to do with home life. Cancerians will welcome her children’s friends just as much as her children when they are on the doorstep. The Cancerian mother will be the worrisome type as far as her children are concerned. In her home it will be all warm and secure.