Each Zodiac sign when ascending  carries its own definite mental, physical and personal characteristics. But is practically implied only if there is no planet in the first house or Lagna. Presence of planet can modify the results. for example if the Sun is in the Lagna it adds nobleness, the Moon adds better proportion and greater delicacy, Mars in lagna gives a fair ruddiness and healthy constitution. Mercury makes the stature proportionate and well shaped Jupiter adds the fair complexion, large eyes and dignifies stature. Venus adds beauty, softness and greater delicacy. Saturn makes a man tall, inactive

Cancer is the fourth Zodiac sign of all 12 Zodiac Signs.

Cancer is an watery sign and feminine gender. It is movable in nature. The direction of Cancer  is West.

The Lord of Lagna is the Moon  that makes the native emotional and sensitive by nature.

The Planet Exalted in it is Jupiter,while Mars is debilitated in Cancer. The colour is reddish white and place is lake.

Cancer is Raatribali. That means that this rashi gets stronger in the night time.

The Mental Tendencies of Cancer rising is extremely sensitive, inquisitive, nervous, restless and interested in music.

Physically Cancer have middle sized body, face full, snub nose, fair complexion, long arms and wide chest.

Generally natives born in Cancer are intelligent, bright, extremely frugal and industrious. The mind is intuitional and perceptive. They like pleasure. They are deeply attached to children and family. They often meet with disappointment in love affairs. They are talkitive, self reliant, honest and unbending. Their emotions are strong. They are receptive to new ideas and adapt themselves to the environment.
 
The Sun in Cancer leads to harshness, indolent, wealthy, unhappy, sickly, independent, expert astrologer.

The Moon in Cancer makes native wise, powerful, charming, influenced by opposite sex, wealthy, kind, sensitive, impetuous, meditative, voyages, gain immovable property, prudent, frugal, conventional.

Mars in Cancer makes native intelligent, wealthy, rich, bold, dashing, execute travels and voyages. It also makes native wicked, perverted, fickle minded, unkind and egoistic. It leads to defective sight and lover for agriculture.

Mercury in Cancer makes native witty, interest for music, disliked by relatives, low stature, speculative, discreet, flexible, restless, sensual. Mercury also makes native religious and strong parental love.

Jupiter in Cancer makes native dignified, wealthy, comfortable, intelligent, swarthy, inclined to social gossips and faithful. The native develops special interest for Mathmetics.

Venus in Cancer develops in native  Melancholy, emotions, timid, Sorrowful, unhappy, sensitivity.

Saturn in Cancer makes native poor, weak teeth, pleasure seeking, dull, cunning, selfish, deceitful and stubborn. it has been observed that person having Saturn in Cancer lagna are devoid of motherly care.  

In the study of Mundane Astrology Cancer governs chest of kaalpurusha, watery places, tanks, rivers, canals, reservoirs, marshes, sandy places, fields of wet cultivation.

In the Medical Astrology Cancer governs Heart, breast, epigastric region, elbow and Stomach.The disease related to Cancer are Cough related, Dropsy, Smallpox, flatulence, Cancer.

The appropriate careers as Cancerians  are suitable for Water works, irrigation dept,  irrigation related products, botanical department.People born under cancer can also be successful in the field of music and Art.

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