Sun in Cancer ♋️

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Last updated on July 29th, 2020 at 06:51 pm

What does Sun in Cancer mean? It means that the fiery, dominant, enterprising, authoritative, fierce, valorous, self-centered, warm, kingly planet Sun combines with affectionate, moody, emotional, sensitive, nourishing, loving, caring, sarcastic, cardinal water sign Cancer.

This is an auspicious combination as Sun shares a friendly relationship with Moon, which is the ruler of Cancer.

Equivalently, Moon becomes the guiding planet for Sun in this sign that is owned by Moon. Hence, the more powerful and favorably Moon is positioned, the more auspiciously the energies of the Sun are directed.

More on Moon in various zodiac signs.

On the other hand, Sun in this sign is in 12th from own sign Leo, which adds difficulties to this combination because the 12th is a malefic house or Dusthana Bhava which signifies isolation, losses, sorrow, as well as spiritual enlightenment, liberation, loss of greed as per sidereal Vedic astrology.

However, as Sun is in a friendly sign, it is capable of extracting positive outcomes out of this difficult house, such as spiritual enlightenment, high imagination, intuition, the power to manifest dreams into reality, expenses on investments or good deeds, etc.



These can be further supported by a strong Moon, which guides these outcomes to betterness and improvement.

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Results of Sun in Cancer

Sensitive & Generous

People with Sun in Cancer in their horoscopes are very soft and generous from the heart. This effect is provided by the sensitive and emotional Moon-ruled Cancer zodiac sign with Sun in it.

In addition to that, Moon is also a feminine planet that carries watery nurturing characteristics. When Sun shares energies with Moon, it gives nurturing abilities to a person.

They can offer great moral support to others while being selfless and generous. They are also very emotional and compassionate which enables them to notice the pain in others to heal it in the first place.

These characteristics of such natives with this combination make others deeply drawn into them. It also means that others naturally or subconsciously seek support and emotional nurturing from Cancer Sun natives.

Fickle Minded

Classical book Saravali states that Cancer Sun natives have a fickle mindset. This can be astrologically explained with Moon, which rules the Cancer zodiac sign.



Moon is the planet that rules over mind and causes an unsteady mindset because it is changing phases quickly, as observed in the sky with the plain eye.

Moreover, Cancer is a dual sign which indicates a multidimensional mentality that adds energy to a variable mindset. It is important to note that these natives are two-sided. It simply means that they can go from sweet and soft to the raging lion in a matter of seconds when they sense unrighteousness.

With that being said, Sun being unaflficted in a friendly sign usually produces a ver righteous person who will not harm good people.

Sun in Moon-ruled sign makes people with this combination also very unsteady and fickle-minded. That is, they feel and think one way in one time, and another time they feel exactly the opposite.

Attractive

Classics state that these natives are blessed to have a very attractive appearance. That is because Sun as the main significator of the 1st house of self denotes physical appearance.

At the same time, Sun becomes dignified or strengthened in friendly sign Cancer which enables the appearance to shine in unique form.

In addition to that, the influence of natural benefic planet Moon definitely adds favorability to attractive appeal, especially if dignified and strong.

Interest In Lands

Classics also indicate that Cancer Sun people are interested in geography and related sciences.

It is because Cancer is the 4th zodiac sign that represents landed property and geography altogether. Hence, Sun in this sign gives light and force to these interests of the 4th zodiac sign Cancer.

Additionally, it also means they are attached to the land, real estate, and property. Hence, this combination makes them seek mental peace, satisfaction, comfort, and security from real estate or simply in the comforts of their own sweet home.

Spiritually Advanced

These natives also follow good morals and truths as per the scripture of Vedic astrology, Saravali. It is because Cancer is the 4th zodiac sign representing spirituality belongs to the triangle of salvation or Moksha Trikona.

The Cancer sign as 4th zodiac sign represents the first part of becoming spiritually awakened.

The vital force and energy of Sun being directed to this 4th zodiac sign Cancer, these natives develop an inherent interest in the matters of the afterlife and ensure the beautiful destiny to their souls.

Hence, spiritual planet Sun in the given sign of Cancer makes people with this combination follow a righteous path. They are also fond of good deeds that enable them to become spiritually awakened which leads to salvation.

Mental Stress & Worry

Sun in Cancer is twelve signs away from its own sign Leo which is generally considered difficult as per Vedic astrology. It is because the 12th house is the house of hardships.



As a result, these natives experience loss of physical strength and vitality at times. They might also become distressed and experience sleeplessness because of the mental agony.

As Cancer is ruled by Moon, which rules over mind and thinking patterns, while Sun is the planet of mentality, this combination makes them extremely stressed, anxious, and worried.

However, this stress is to benefit them as Sun is dignified, after all. To be specific, this stress is meant to make them stronger from deep within to help develop that deep compassionate trait.

As Sun is auspiciously placed in a friendly sign of Cancer, it also produces good results regarding the matters of the twelfth house. Also, the initial negative effects will have positive outcomes eventually.

This trait can be further empowered by a strong and well-placed Moon, which is the guide of the Sun in this sign as well as the ruler of mind. Hence, if the planet is strong, it also manifests in a very stress-resistant and durable mind in general.

High Intuition & Imagination

The 12th disposition of Sun from its own sign Leo in already intuitive and sensitive sign Cancer increases their sensitive side.

It makes them very intuitive and real human lie detectors. That is, they can sense and feel when anyone is planning something sneaky or immoral. Their intuition is one of their greatest armor.



Moreover, their imagination is very high which enables them to channel divine energies through dreams or spirit guides, which helps them to follow their life path righteously, morally, and ethically. It also increases their efficiency and judgment ability.

As a result, they are able to imagine their desires or the life they desire, and also act upon it and find effective solutions and the right decisions to manifest these into reality.

Expenses For Good

Another positive effect of this disposition of Sun from its own sign Leo is that they are responsible regarding expenses and thus maintain a strong financial condition.

It also indicates that their expenses are exhausted on pious deeds, such as charities, personal development, wise investment opportunities, etc.

The 12th house is all about releasing, detaching, and giving away. Hence, not only these natives are very caring, kind, nurturing, but they are also very eager to offer unconditional help through charity for others.

In addition to that, the 12th disposition also signifies foreign matters. Therefore it indicates that they can also earn from foreign sources, especially when it involves long term commitment.

Extremely Protective

As they think more with their hearts rather than with minds, they have an extremely strong sense of righteousness. When they are violated they become fierce.

Cancer is feminine and protective sign and nothing in this world are more dangerous than provoked overprotective Cancer, which will do anything to protect and maintain morality.



It can be compared to how protective women are of their children and in order to protect them, they are willing to do anything and for that, they possess infinite courage in their hearts.

Self-Confidence

Even though it is a positive placement, it can decrease the self-confidence of the native having this placement. This becomes the reason of their indecisiveness, at times.

However, as Sun is well-placed in Cancer, it is able to produce auspicious outcomes. That is, the native with this combination might appear very tender and less confident earlier in life but later transform into the more confident and fierce state.

In fact, they are the type of people who don’t want to rush with decisions which can also make them seem rather passive or less confident. Without rushing they maintain their levelheadedness and confidence.

In fact, peace of mind is very important for people with Sun in Cancer as the 4th zodiac sign which signifies peace.

Their profound interest in the matters of the afterlife will help them to regain confidence and help them realize their goals in life.

Well Organized

Cancer belongs to the cardinal sign group, which means that they have a natural ability to manage and lead groups of people. They possess excellent organizing abilities.

The great compassion and intuition they posses help them a lot in tasks related to the management of the team, for instance.

People are naturally attracted to compassionate Cancer and sincerely willing to cooperate with him.

However, as the nature of the Moon is unstable and wavering, they may face some regular arguments within social circles. Cancer is also a movable sign and can make them fond of activities related to adventure and exploring.



When Sun occupies Cancer, and Moon is also well-placed in a birth chart of a native, then they are able to gain much public respect and recognition. In addition to that, they have the capacity to become great leaders and shining guides to masses.

Mother & Domestic Satisfaction

Cancer is the 4th zodiac sign in Vedic astrology which is connected to home and mother. It makes these people attached to their mothers. They are also very protective of their mothers, home, and family members.

With that being said, they give all their best in order to ensure a peaceful, secure, and happy domestic environment.

Emotional & Protective Father

In addition to that, the Sun is the significator of the father. Therefore, Sun in the sing of Cancer indicates that the father of the native is compassionate, emotional, and caring.

These traits indicate that the father of Cancer Sun native is very attached to them offering a lot of care and affection. The considered combination makes him more protective of the native as well.

Cancer is a cardinal sign that indicates that he has good leading, management, or organizational skills.

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Classical Sources Used: BPHS, Saravali, Brihat Jataka, Lal Kitab, Yavan Jataka. Regarding General Observations: Please include what was and wasn't accurate in the comments. Share the article with your friends using social media buttons below.

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Martin Boldovski

Warm Greetings my friends! Our desire is to share the miraculous ancient knowledge with the world with the intention to help guide people in their lifepaths. Our interpretations are all based on classical authorities of Vedic astrology and their books, as well as general observations.

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