This indicator of the astral nature and subconscious pattern we hold within the subtler part of our natures is revealed through our emotions. Placement of the Moon determines areas of great attachment or passion, so success here is very satisfying. The importance of the Moon in interpreting a personal horoscope is second only to the Sun. The Moon rules the sign of Cancer and is considered Ray 4 in nature.
Symbol Rules: Cancer. Gender: Feminine Metal: Silver Color: Silver The female principle: soul, womanhood, the mother, the womb, family, roots; memory, unconsciousness, instinctual behaviour patterns, habits, moods, emotions, changeableness, sense of form; the general public and nation. It rules fertility, the menstrual cycle, bodily fluids and food digestion. The Moon governs night.
Represents the Mother and the women in one's life, nurturing, home, emotions, instinct and memory. It also represents one's emotional response to situations and experiences.