MOON – CHANDRA IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY

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The main qualities of the Moon (called “Chandra” in Sanskrit) are:

  • Stomache (body part it influences)
  • Blood
  • Eyes
  • Intestines
  • Womb
  • Mind
  • Mother
  • Queen
  • Royalty
  • Women
  • Menstruation
  • Traveling
  • Maternal
  • Emotions
  • Feelings
  • Nurturing
  • Protecting
  • Nourishing
  • Monday (day of the week it most influences)
  • Kapha Ayurvedic bodytype.

Which signs does the Moon control?

Chandra is Lord (controller) over the Cancer sign (called Kataka in Vedic Astrology).

Which other planets does the Moon feel friendly towards?

Chandra feels friendly towards the Sun and Mercury. It is happy to be placed in the same house as these planets. The Sun also considers Chandra a friend. However, Mercury considers Chandra an enemy.

Which other planets does the Moon feel enmity towards?

Chandra doesn’t feel enmity towards any planets. It is happy to be placed in the same house as any planet.

Which other planets does the Moon feel neutral towards?

Chandra feels neutral towards the Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn. It is neither happy nor sad about being in the same house as these planets. However the planets Mars and Jupiter consider Chandra a friend. The planets Venus and Saturn consider Chandra an enemy.