The Role and Importance of Moon- The Planet of Emotions and Feelings in Vedic Astrology
Yes indeed in Vedic Astrology, Sun and Moon are considered as very important planets in any Horoscope or Birth Chart. In fact Astrology and Astrological significance would be nil if these planets are not taken into consideration while preparing any horoscope.
It is rightly said that while Sun rules soul and Moon rules our emotions and feelings, therefore these two planets are considered as vision of Vedic Astrology.
Vedic Astrology says Moon denotes our Mother and Sun denotes out Father in any horoscope. Therefore their placement itself hold very much Significant role while calculation of any horoscope. So can anyone imagine life without Sun or Moon? The answer is no and so is the impact of Moon in our horoscope.
Moon is female planet which rules our mind, emotions, thought process as native’s life moves on. Considered as Queen in Solar system it is natural benefic planet bestowing health wealth and prosperity in native’s horoscope if placement is good.
Among the smallest planet in the earth, Moon is garnered with the nature’s beauty and love in women and even governs their menstrual cycle.
In Vedic Astrology, Moon is very important planet which has full control on native’s horoscope or which has been assigned the portfolio of Ascendant in birth chart which also act as GPS of birth chart.
Without Ascendant horoscope preparing will not be possible. In fact in Vedic Astrology, generally horoscope is denoted and aspect by Moon Sign and in Western Astrology it is Sun Sign. In fact all the major nakshatras, dasha or antar dasha which is also known as period and sub period is govern by the Moon Planet.
Moon is like a mirror, which reflects our thinking process and thoughts very deeply. If Moon is strong in the horoscope then Lagna chart or Ascendant will be powerful with strong decisions making abilities and beautiful personality.
On the flip side if Moon is weak in the horoscope then it will result suicidal tendencies, short temperament and incapable of decision making. Even the native feels uncomfortable health wise and will suffer from cold and cough, lungs, and eye problem frequently
Monday is the day for Plane Moon and it represents as Chandra in Vedic Astrology as it is placed in the head of Lord Shiva. The lucky colour associated with Moon is white and Lucky gemstone is White Pearl (Moti). Moon Rules North West direction and its constellations or Nakshatras are Rohini, Hast and Sharavan. It is exalted in Taurus and debilitated in Scorpio zodiac sign.