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The Hindu Astrology Planet - Moon

The Hindu Astrology Planet - Moon

Scientifically moon is known a natural satellite of earth. However, as per Hindu astrology, moon or Chandra is considered as one of the ruling plants of Raashis. Read on to find more about the characteristics of moon, baby boy name and baby girl name for moon planet right here.

The moon or the Chandra is an astrological planet that is represented by its soothing and nurturing ability on the people born and named under this sign. The moon being a female planet, girls born under this sign are queens or first ladies. This is to mean that they attain a nurturing role and are close to the center of power.

Since the Surya is the heart of the solar system, most of its power is derived from this, the Chandra on the other hand has it power fulcrum from the earth. This is explained by the fact that it is closest to the earth. It is the close proximity that grants the moon this power. This is why the people born with the moon sign are prone to play a subjective role.

Moon Names for Baby Boys

Chand is a very common and sweet baby name that parents choose for their sons born under the moon sign. It means the moon itself or the moonlight. Timothy too means moon and is extremely popular with the eastern as well as the western Catholics. Jericho is a very unusual baby name that actually refers to the city of the moon. Shadrach is another such name that refers to Aku, who is hailed as the Babylonian moon God.

Moon Names for Baby Girls

Chandra is considered to be a serene baby name that means 'of or belonging to the moon'. Indu is another popular baby name that means the moon itself and Deva is the name for the moon Goddess according to the Hindu mythology. Aisha is another baby name that also refers to the moon Goddess. Celena means the Goddess of the moon and so is Cynthia.

Crescent is a name that comes as a reference to the crescent shape of the moon. Artemis is a mythological name that refers to the mythological Greek Goddess of the moon who was also a huntress. Bader is considered to be a sweet and unusual name for a girl child which means a full moon. It is basically in reference to the full moon that is visible at the most romantic hour of the night.

The Striking Qualities of Moon Baby

The child named after the moon also displays qualities that are akin to the characteristic to the said astrological planet. Regardless of being male or female, these children are believed to develop nurturing motherly qualities as they grow up. Just like the light of the moon is basically the reflection of the sun, so also the person born under the moon sign shows his or her true qualities in the absence of the most powerful person that he or she is associated to, the person who acts like the sun in his or her life.

Other Moon Planet Facts

  • These people too exhibit inspirational and enthusiastic qualities, the same that are associated with the meanings of their names which are more of a supportive and gentle demeanor.
  • Just as the blood that acts as the nurturer of the body by acting as a distributor of nutrition and oxygen. The sun represents the brain and the moon represents the hormones that are produced by the brain. The Chandra represents the left eye.
  • The serenity of the moon represents the mindset and emotions of the child at a very early age. This actually comes across as the imaginative qualities and empathy that marks the child's behavior.
  • From the various moon names, these empathetic, sensitive, emotional, nurturing and thoughtful qualities come out.

The above facts are good enough to understand the qualities of the person whose ruling planet is moon. And as such it will be easier for you to deal with the person with moon as the ruling planet.

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