According to the Sidereal Zodiac, the Sun is about to enter into the sign of Cancer, the fourth sign of the zodiac. The symbol of Cancer is the crab, a creature that lives in the water, but emerges to walk about on land, exhibiting the ability to navigate the realm of deeper consciousness and emotions (the water), and the desire to explore the realm of practical and material matters (the land). The crab’s ability to shed its shell represents the path of the soul through various incarnations. Cancer also represents the four states of consciousness: the waking state, the dream state, the deep sleep state (turiya), and the deep mediation state (samadhi). Under the influence of Cancer, one may feel introspective, emotional, uncertain of potential, and perfectionistic.
Cancer is a cardinal water sign ruled by the Moon. Ascendant in Cancer indicates one may have rounder or watery features, exhibit a dreamy appearance or attitude, and prefer to be moving in some way rather than sit still. Sun in Cancer indicates one is very nurturing at heart, and often has some sort of strong intuitive ability or understanding of the subconscious and the dream world. Moon in Cancer indicates a very strong emotional need to nurture or be motherly, and likely a strong attachment to mother and/or children. This also indicates one can be highly emotional or have emotions that shift easily like the phases of the Moon.
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