Also known as Surya and Aditya, sun is the ruler of all the planets. Sun is believed to be the source of vitality and the physical make up. All the other planets orbit around it and are dependent on the Sun's energy for the existence of most life forms living upon them. It is responsible for the success, intellect, wisdom, fortune, will poor, fame, and wealth. Sun is the ruler of zodiac sign Leo and number 1, according to numerology.
The Sun's position in one's horoscope indicates a variety of traits in an individual, both physical and psychological. The position of Sun in a horoscope gives considerable understanding about the person's physical appearance. It represents the basic behavioral traits of a person as well, but again, there are other factors that must also be taken into consideration. The Sun gives us power through the vitamins contained in its rays; so the level of a person's physical power, or energy, is also determined by the Sun.
The sun represents kings, government officials, people in government service and leaders. It represents wealthy or famous people, as well as those living in or connected with a church, temple, or religious institution. It also represents creative people like artists, actors, jewelers, gemologists, merchant traders in gold, doctors and nurses.
A well placed Sun in the chart, can give great abilities and makes a person cheerful, fortunate, and wise. A strong Sun can give rise to fame in his/her area, field, or even the whole world. If ill-placed in the horoscope, it is an indication of physical as well as possible mental or emotional problems, pessimistic attitude, humiliation at the hands of others and impoverished conditions of life.
Health In the physical body, Sun rules the heart, head, lungs, liver, nervous system and skeletal structure. It indicates the right eye in a male and the left in a female.
Moon is the presiding deity of the element, water and rules over the tides of the sea. Moon is the ruler of the plants and the vegetable kingdom. The Moon represents the mind and accordingly, it indicates a person's thinking, feelings and other mental processes. It gives intuitive nature, taste, youth, love of poetry, music, attractive looks and sensuality. Its influence makes one moody, emotional and sensitive
The Moon is the ruler of the sign Cancer or the Zodiac and is strong there in its own sign. It is most powerful, or exalted, in Taurus and fallen, or debilitated, in Scorpio. Jupiter, Sun and Mars are the Moon's natural friends.
Moon is beneficial to those born in ascending moon cycle and disastrous to those born in descending moon sign. A strong Moon in the chart will indicate a happy mental state, good mother, opportunities for travel over water and success in businesses. A powerful Moon gives emotional strength, makes for good relations and love for others.
However, if the Moon is weak in the chart, it leads to mental anxiety, emotional instability and an inability to relate well to others. This makes one unfriendly and unable to share intimacy, or takes away contentment or peace of mind. The individual becomes moody with an unclear mind. Depending on how severely afflicted it is, there may be a tendency towards neurosis, hysteria or insanity. It also indicates ill health of the mother, or difficulties in social advancement.
It represents interaction with the public, or public businesses, water, liquids and the tides of the sea, over which it rules. The Moon also possesses dominance over the waters and liquids within our bodies. The Moon is also responsible for growth, fertility and conception. It influences childbirth and memory.
Health Physically an afflicted, debilitated, or otherwise ill-disposed Moon may indicate anemia, lack of body fluids or body weight, constipation and dryness of the skin. It can cause colds, fevers, bronchitis, intestinal problems, or even susceptibility to cancer. Organs, such as the lungs and kidneys, may also be weak and there may be menstrual or infertility problems in women.