Rasi (Zodiac): Karkata (Cancer)
Ruling Planet: Shani (Saturn)
Meaning: The nourisher
Symbol: Cow's udder, lotus, arrow and circle
Deity: Brhaspati, priest of the gods
Guna (Quality): Rajas-Sattva-Tamas
Gana (Group): Deva (Divine): Has pleasant voice, kind heart, eats little, appreciates others qualities
Goal: Dharma (Righteous)
Nadi (Flow): Pitta (Bile or Fire+Water)
Favourable Numbers: 8
Caste: Kshatriya (Warrior)
Gotra (Clan): Marichi
Shakti (Power): Create spiritual energy
Favourable: The natives are very kind, caring, gentle, prosperous and well respected by the society. They have strong family values and are very caring and protective towards their family and friends. They try to help the society and engage in charitable works. They are hard working and have a high level of perseverance. They keep on moving towards their goals and usually end up in comfortable positions due to their achievements. They are very religious and spiritual. They have sufficient wealth and resources to take care of themselves and their families and work for the welfare of the society.
Unfavourable: They are fragile, vulnerable, lack stability of mind and are unable to take strong decisions. They help others unconditionally but must be cautious of others trying to manipulate them. They are fair and straightforward and expect others to behave likewise which may not happen.
Career: They are inclined towards acquiring knowledge and so are the holders of immense knowledge. They are very productive and worth if given right amount of freedom and suitable environment to work. They can excel in professions related to food industry, charitable organizations and as teachers, preachers, religious gurus, and in many other professions.