| Karka (June 22 - July 22) |
Karka is ruled by the Moon and the fourth zodiac sign. It is the most empathetic sign symbolized by the crab. People born under this sign are often over sensitive and concerned with expressing emotions than getting involved in superficial conversations. They can be moody, drawing into the protective shell if things around them get too intense.
Karka rules the stomach, diaphragm, peristalsis, the pancreas, gastric vein, upperlobes of the liver, thoracic duct, chymification, and the serum of the blood. They can be good journalists, writers or politicians with a retentive memory, particularly for emotionally laden events. They are also full of suspicion and lack of faith in others. However once they develop faith, they are most loyal and always ready to cooperate. Karka are not easy to understand, for their moods often fluctuates from sweet to cranky. They can be untidy, sulky, devious, moody, and inclined to self-pity because of an inferiority complex. Karka people are very fond of food and are usually hearty eaters. The ideal seek partners for Karka are Vrischika and Makara.