Moon is a very vital planet in the solar system and it rules the mind and our emotions. The planet that rules the sign where the Moon is situated in the birth chart is one of the most crucial planets as it govern our emotions and thoughts.
The rulership of the signs are given below for reference.
Aries – Mars,
Taurus – Venus, Gemini – Mercury,
Cancer – Moon,
Leo – Sun,
Virgo – Mercury,
Libra – Venus,
Scorpio – Mars, Ketu,
Sagittarius – Jupiter,
Capricorn – Saturn, Aquarius – Saturn, Rahu,
Pisces – Jupiter.
The sign in which the Moon is places gives important clues about our mental and emotional configuration. But the planets ruling this sign helps one to understand the experience of world around us through the emotions and thoughts.
If the planet is exalted and well placed in the birth chart, then we will have positive thoughts and emotions but on the same, if it is debilitated or placed negatively then it can cause a lot of trouble because it brings negative thoughts. It also influences one to find the faults based on the significations of that planet and it does not allow one to keep things simple and enjoyable in the life.
Example Moon in Taurus is considered one of the best positions because it is stable and exalted in Taurus but if Venus goes in Virgo, it becomes debilitated then its positive aspect become weak.
So at this time it is important to remedy Venus.
If your Moon is ruled by the Sun – You have enterprising thoughts, royal and creative.
If your moon is ruled by Mars – You may feel mentally strong but may be sometimes aggressive.
If your Moon is ruled by Mercury, then it may give you business oriented thoughts.
If your Moon is ruled by Jupiter you may have noble and optimistic thoughts and it will lead you towards wisdom and knowledge.
If your Moon is ruled by Saturn you may experience gloomy and melancholic thoughts.
If your Moon is ruled by Venus, it will give you an artistic disposition and creative thoughts. It will make you compassionate and full of creative thoughts.
If your Moon is ruled by Rahu it may give you lot of thoughts that may pull you in multiple directons and may drain your energy.
If your moon is ruled by Ketu there may be lack of interest in the material world and it could lead to dispassion .
What if Moon itself is the ruler of your Moon sign which may be seen in the case of Cancer. In this case the strongest of the Moon’s nakshatra lord, navmasha lord of the moon, and karaka of the house where the Moon is placed and Venus becomes the planet that directs the nature of one’s thought.