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Moon Signs for Compatibility in match-making.

Updated on May 13, 2016

What Is Moon Sign?

In today's world the demand for learning astrology has gone up inspite of odds of not considered it as a pure science like any other sciences. Both western and vedic techniques have gained its footage which tailored to the modern lifestyles in forecasting events of life.As a basic thing to know western's methodology of analysis is based on sun sign.It is calculated on one's birth which took place between certain dates in a month.Moon sign on the other hand is purely based on the moon's placement in the constellation at the time of birth irrespective of dates of month.In vedic astrology there are total 27 constellations also called stars or nakshatra which are placed in 12 signs starting from Aries to Pisces. Again each of this constellation has 4 quarters as sub-divisions. So for the total 27 constellations i,e 27*4=108 quarters are there distributed to 12 signs coming to exactly 9 quarters in each sign. A constellation's quarters can be placed in 2 different signs whose 1st or 2 quarters or 3 quarters can be in one sign and the remaining quarters could be in another sign.Only by knowing exactly in which quarter the birth takes place one can come to a conclusion about the exact moon sign.That is how a moon sign of a person would be known in a horoscope.Also Moon as a planet effects and rules certain things in our daily life like milk, rice, pearl, mother, water, mind, white cloth, etc.

Why Compatability through moon sign

Match making is an important aspect and moon sign is considered as a major thumb rule in deciding whether the bride's horoscope fits groom's one.Without knowing basic moon sign of both the parties match-making is almost impossible for the followers of vedic astrology.That is utmost care has been given to moon sign by astrologer in deciding a marriage between men and women.As previously mentioned moon rules emotions and mind,it can cause variations of moods, countering it with balanced temperament is indeed needed.Marriage is a life-long commitment to one another for living together. Misunderstandings and ego clashes are part of human nature's life It is assumed that If suitable person is chosen as partner basing on moon sign analysis will minimize future conflicts if arise any in a relationship. In astrology Majority of humans emotions and feelings are measured by moon's transit phase in the birth chart. For a peaceful married life of their children most of the parents in India will go to astrologer for a compatibility check and matches are decided based on the astrology report of any 2 individuals.

Role of moon in one's life

In vedic astrology Moon is one among the 9 planets.It belongs to the watery sign of cancer as its house.Its exaltation place is Taurus and debilitation sign is Scorpio. Moon rules mind.The waxing and waning position's of moon has an direct impact on one's mind due to gravitational forces on earth, for example tidel waves are maximum in oceans occur during full moon and new moon days and also 90% of our body contains water which confirms prominent role of its influence over it by moon. That is why moon has got a special significance. Even the full moon and dark moon has key preference to the followers of vedic astrology in predicting events for future. It rules human's emotions. Analyzing one's emotions and impact of its influence on mind during the period based on moon's transit a forecast will be made.Those having afflicted moon in one's natal chart leads to psycho-somatic disorders and other related troubles associated with thinking.If you observe people suffering from mental retardation are usually have afflicted moon in their horoscope.Moon though we normally consider as a planet in solar system, its role in astrology for weekly star forecast is of relative importance.

Rules to follow for a Compatibility check

In the ancient vedic astrology books it was stated that the rule for a happy married life can be assessed by comparing position of natal moon's in both the charts by.How it is compared? according to it the groom's natal moon's star must be placed at least to or above 7 signs counting from bride's natal moon star. That means the axis between them must be above 180 degrees.Other features include, the counting should either be 0,2,4,6,8,9 when the star in between when counted from bride's to groom's, divided by 9, leaving a remainder as said above. If the stars of both the partners are same but the quarters are different and belongs to next sign as the case may be can be accepted while in other cases it is rejected. In fact it is an another big book to describe in detail. As here talking exclusively about moon signs and its significance in marriage it serves readers to get a basic idea of compatibility based on natal moon sign.

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    • manzoosastropages profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from vijayawada

      Yes both are earthy signs. they are more compatible.

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      4 years ago

      I want to know if there is compatibility between taurus & virgo


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