Introducing the planets
Introducing the Sun and the Moon
Planetary ruler for Sunday, the Sun
In the planetary cabinet, the Sun represents the King, the Father, the soul, our life force, authority, political power, charisma, success and happiness. The sun also represents the higher self and our identity/face shown to the world. The Sun relates to creative ability, the power to meet life’s challenges. It rules royalty, our bones, heart, health and wellbeing and the will to live. People in leadership positions will have a strong sun. On the negative side, the sun relates to the ego, being judgmental, haughty, self-centered and overly willful.
Understanding the placement of the Sun in our Vedic astrology chart helps us enhance the positive and overcome difficulties and challenges related to the Sun in our lives.
Mantra: Om Suriyai Namaha
Chakra: Solar Plexus
Key message: I do
Planetary ruler for Monday, the Moon
The Moon represents the Queen, the Mother, the mind, receptivity, and intuition. The Moon is feminine in her nature. She relates to changes, emotions, secrets, our deepest needs, basic habits, reactions, and nourishment. The Moon is our spontaneous nature and instinctive reactions. She helps us see what we want, and determines how we use our memory. The moon represents our unconscious. She shows how we protect ourselves and how we make ourselves feel safe and comfortable.
Understanding the placement of Moon in our Vedic astrology chart helps us enhance the positive and overcome difficulties and challenges related to the Moon in our lives.
Colour: snow white
Mantra: Om Chandrai Namaha
Chakra: Heart Chakra
Key message: I love