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Cancer zodiac signCancer compatibility: Will I get on well with a Cancer man or Cancer woman?

When people ask “Will I be compatible with a Cancer man” or “Will I be compatible with an Cancer woman” generally they are referring to their sun sign. In Western Astrology you are considered Cancer if you are born between (and including) June 21 to July 22. But in Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) Cancer sun is from July 16 to August 17. So often you may be a Cancer in Western Astrology, but in Jyotish (because it also considers the north and south nodes of the moon), you may not be a Cancer sun at all. It is pushed back three weeks, so you may actually be a Gemini sun. So if you were a Cancer in Western Astrology, you will only remain one if you were born between and including July 16 to July 22. But if you thought you were a Leo, you may now be a Cancer!

Whether you will get on well depends more on the ascendent / rising sign

In Vedic Astrology (Jyotish), your sun sign isn’t considered very important. It is more important what your ascendent / Lagna is. This is calculated based on the time (in hours and minutes). If you aren’t sure of your time, a Vedic Astrology rectification is recommended. Contact us if you would like us to put you in touch with a Jyotishi who can do this.

What are Cancer ascendent qualities?

The main qualities of Cancer (“Kataka” in Sanskrit) are:

  • Emotional
  • Intuitive
  • Doesn’t walk in a straight line
  • Sensitive on the heart level
  • Perceptive
  • Intelligent
  • Decisive
  • Imaginative
  • Considerate
  • Frugal.

The Cancer sign is controlled by the Moon (“Chandra” in Sanskrit). So this house is also affected by whether the Moon is happily placed in your chart and the sign in which it is situated.

However, these qualities can be decreased by the effects of other areas of your chart. Contact us if you want to be put in touch with a Jyotishi who can tell you more about your chart.

Cancer ascendents: How do they express love?

crab for cancer compatibility zodiac

Like the crab that is their symbol, Cancer people tend to have a soft emotional side hidden beneath their exterior. Their home and family life is very important to them, although they do tend to keep it private.

Can Jyotish predict your Cancer love horoscope?

Yes. Your Jyotish Chart can predict whether the current period is a good one for you to fall in love, or whether it will be more likely to happen in another period (if at all). We supply some basic information about the periods as part of the Jyotish Chart we create for members and we do supply information about the monthly transits affecting each ascendent, but please Contact Us if you would like to be put in touch with a Vedic Astrologer (Jyotishi) who can tell you more about your chart.

But your ascendent isn’t the whole compatibility story

Many other aspects of your chart affect who they are (e.g., which house and sign their moon is in). So to really know if you will be compatible with them, the best way to tell is to have a Vedic Astrology Compatibility Report based on both of your birth times.

Your Jyotish chart covers all aspects of your personality and the Vedic Astrology compatibility reports look at all aspects of your life together such as:

  • how you both approach work
  • whether there will be power or dominance issues in your relationship
  • whether being together will help you both be healthier
  • whether you could produce happy offspring
  • whether you will grow in wealth together
  • your sexual attraction
  • how much love and harmony there will be between you both.

Vedic Astrology Compatibility Reports have been used by millions of Indian couples for thousands of years in deciding if two people will be a good match for each other. They also help make sure that if you end up marrying, that even your respective families will get on well (so no more Wedding party showdowns). Why not let us find you a great match by comparing your chart to that of other members that meet your selection criteria?

See an example of a Vedic Astrology Compatibility Report. If you are already dating someone, request a Compatibility Report to see if you are compatible astrologically.

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