Cancer Astrology – June 21 to July 22


Cancer sign (June 22 – July 22) is the fourth sign in the zodiac. Ruled by moon, it is a water sign. A Cancerian is emotional and loving, intuitive and imaginative, shrewd and cautious and also protective and imaginative. One of the least clear cut of all the zodiac signs can be timid, shy, dull and withdrawn on one hand and equally brilliant, shrewd, intelligent and emotional on the other hand. They are basically homely persons who love to stay within the protected four walls of their home, which they take care as a nest. For them their home is the most important thing in life and they channelize a lot of energy, time and money to make it better and better. They are conservative and they make a clear distinction between the times they want to socialize and the times they want to be in solitude. For them home is a very important place. For a Cancerian man it is the place where he relaxes and relieves all his tensions and for a Cancerian woman it is where she exercises her strong maternal instincts. From the outside they may appear very unemotional, uncompromising, and thick skinned, and shrewd but those people who know them well knows that they are sympathetic, kind and sensitive to those they love. Sometimes they tend to be over imaginative, trying to visualize an ideal life. They appreciate art, drama and literature and can themselves possess talent for them. They go through a personal conflict where they have the urge to be outgoing on one hand and they have their reserve nature on the other hand, which keeps them withdrawn. Cancerian go through frequent mood swings. One time they are happy go lucky people who are extrovert and seems to be in the mood to party, enjoying himself and letting other enjoy too. Another time he may be a totally introvert person, who withdraws himself from the group and stays aloof, lost in his own world. They don’t care much about fame and popularity, but if it comes their way they know how to deal with it. Sometimes they can be very cold and pessimist. They usually mask their fears behind the veil of humor. They are dreamers and for them the sky is the limit. However they have a very week heart and easily succumb to their emotions. When hurt they retreat into themselves. They avoid change as much as possible, but if need arises they can adapt to it. They are intrigued by past and love to collect memorabilia from the past like antiques, old treasures and relics. They keep secrets well and thus people can confide in them.

Cancer Birthstone – Pearl

A Cardinal sign with Water as its element, Cancer, the crab, loves to explore the deep and wide range of emotions. Highly generous and sensitive, they can also be prone to many excesses and extremes. Pearl, the cancer birthstone, strengthens mental faculties, calms emotions and helps in attaining stability & equilibrium of mind. Pearls are also considered a powerful aphrodisiac. Cleopatra was said to have dissolved a pearl in wine to seduce Mark Antony.It is a common custom for brides to wear a pearl nose-ring and necklace for the wedding ceremony. This is believed to ensure a happy conjugal life and protection from widowhood. It also provides vitality and wisdom. This is normally shiny white in color. Pearl or Moti is used to remove the evil effects of Moon and it strengthens the mind force, increases good sleep and cures insomnia. It also gives better memory, cures uterine disorders, heart and eye troubles, as also is helpful in host of other diseases like TB, constipation, hysteria, pleurisy, etc. Pearl is very useful for ladies as it increases their facial lustre, thereby enhancing their beauty and will keep them ever young. It controls the rash temperament, as it is a cold gem. It also increases sexual strength and makes the conjugal life happy. Removes melancholy and increases fortune. Will protect from harm from others, inspires love and faithfulness and overall ensures a happy married life. It should be worn on 4th finger of right hand on Monday with silver. Weight should be 2, 4, 6, 9 grams. Being a cold stone it should be worn during bright nights.

cancer ChartElement – Water

Symbol – Crab

Planet – The Moon

Lucky Numbers – 4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 48, 57

Stone – Moonstone

Life Pursuit – Constant reassurance and intimacy

Secret Desire – To feel safe financially, spiritually, romantically and emotionally.

Cancer is the astrology sign that is packed full of contradictions. When it comes to the act of independence, they possibly can or can’t be entirely independent. Cancers have the drive and perseverance to do what need to be done and are self-sufficient. Cancer’s first love are their home and family. No sacrifice is too large to make their home safe, and their loved ones are happy and safe. They crave any attention and comfort from other people and become the most joyous when enjoined in a small close group of family and friends.

Some of the important things associated with Cancer Zodiac Signs are –

Symbol Ruling Planet Element Motto Lucky Colors Lucky flowers Birthstone
The Crab Moon Water ‘I feel’ White, silver and pale yellow Water lily (lotus), iris, white poppy, white carnation and southern magnolia Ruby and pearl

Cancer Strength

  • Loyalty
  • Dependable
  • Caring
  • Adaptable
  • Responsive

Cancer Weakness

  • Moody
  • Clingy
  • Self-pitying
  • Oversensitive
  • Self-absorbed

Love life

emotions being a very important trait of a cancer, they tend to be emotionally attached to their lover. They have a highly developed sense of touch and are very sensual and loving. They are moody and sensitive and for them sex is not just a physical act, its an emotional bond that connects them with their lovers, an emotional commitment. However they don’t take betrayal and unfaithfulness in love and are revengeful and don’t forget and forgive easily. They need to be constantly given the proof of love or else they will lose the interest in relationship. But if enough love is showered on them, they become tender and understanding. They believe in long term commitments and dream of having a happy family and a lovely home filled with them. But sometimes they tend to be overprotective which might scare their partner a little bit who may feel they are losing their freedom in the relationship. A Cancerian man, having strong attachments to his mother, always finds comfort in the company of a woman. Even though he may prefer quantity over quality, he respects woman and understands them better than any other man. A Cancerian woman is very receptive to those whom she loves. She completely surrenders herself to her lover and accepts whatever he gives in return with silence and resignation. She yearns for a man who can pamper her with all the love she dreams of. She is looking for a responsible man who is ready to marry her and provide her with family and home which she cares a great deal for.

CancerCancers are very kind and sharing, quite moody and often retreat into themselves to regenerate. They love to feel safe and happy and be treasured with all good things in life, be it a good house, good family, etc. They are compassionate and highly show their affection for other people. They will set their issues aside to assist other in solving theirs. They love to socialize with friends and family members and care for those in their inner circles.


Cancers are highly loyal to those who appreciate and support them. They are the nurturer of the zodiac and will protect and cherish a person for a long time. They love to make others feel nurtured and in return feel good for making someone feel the same. Others can lean on and depend on the cancer. They will listen to others and help them, but they would rarely express their deep emotional thoughts and feelings.

Professional Life

Some of the best suited professions for cancers are acting, hotelier, caterer, astrologer, teacher, banker, medical profession like doctors or nurses, businessmen or chefs, journalists, writers, politicians, social workers, human resource professionals etc. Being the mother of zodiac they do well in careers that involve caring and nurturing. They are very good in multitasking and can be very good executives in many fields. They are imaginative; they give good advice and are responsible about their duties and responsibilities. As an employee they are very hard working and driven by energy to perform well. They can also be sympathetic colleagues and good conversationalist. They usually avoid direct confrontation and need constant dose of appreciation. They are achievers and successful in their careers.

They have an incredible perseverance and will stand up for what they believe in. They have a great success in anything they undertake with a keen intuition, intelligence, sensitivity and powers of observation. Money and financial well-being are imperative to them, and this is what drives them into business. They need financial security, and one way of achieving it is venturing into business.

Cancer Compatibility

Cancer’s have the highest compatibility with cancer, Scorpio and Pisces and also highly compatible with Taurus, Capricorn and Virgo. They have a kind of 50/50 compatibility with Aries, Libra and Leo and are least compatible with Sagittarius, Aquarius and Gemini.


Cancer rules stomach, liver, diaphragm and breasts hence they need to be careful with these body parts. They are prone to coughs, indigestion, gas gallstones and the general problem of the stomach and the intestines. They are also vulnerable to emotional disorders like depression, hysteria and hypochondria.


cancer CircleThey are fragile, complex and unpredictable as they need constant support and encouragement. This is due to their fear of trust as they pass through a difficult time trusting people. They develop a buildup of anger and resentment when they focus on how life can be hard and miserable. They are easily offended and will sulk in self-pity for a long time when they get hurt.

Deep Inside

It is quite difficult for cancer to open up. This makes them be closed off emotionally and physically to the world. They have a difficult time trusting people. In addition to the lack of trust, they have a lot of emotional issues to deal with and are easily hurt. Feelings and emotions are a hallmark of this sign. Conflict of any kind causes great distress. They are not fond of change. However, they have the ability to do whatever needs to be done as they aren’t pushovers and lazy people.

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