Karkata stands 4th in the Hindu Zodiac. Lovers of home and family, they are sensitive, emotional, harmonious, dedicated yet fixed. Most Cancer-born value their home, loved ones and comforts more than anything else. Their most noble goal lies in sheltering and providing every comfort to their loved ones. Soothing and caring, Karkatas are also quick in offering help to others. On their part, they try and avoid/ duck conflicts, as much as possible. This very trait makes them quiet and controlled about their own feelings.

Cancer Horoscope Sign


Their upper jaws are usually big. They possess a round face and long organs of the body. They are brisk in walking. They are fearless and somewhat rough in talks but are straightforward. They have moles, scars, warts etc., on the left side of their body.


Although they are very emotional, they have a hard shell-like the Crab, which symbolizes their Sign. However, they are very soft and sensitive under the shell, and that’s why harsh words from others can deeply hurt them. They are apt to sink into depression quite frequently. They tend to seek solace in their family members and close friends.

They do have a keen sense of humour. They are a family person and love them to the bits.  As for money habits, they can be very particular about saving for emergencies. They make it a point to budget their expenses in a manner that provides for maximum savings.


As a lover, they are very sensitive, and more particularly in matters of the heart. When they like someone, they will love and care for them without a second thought. It does not take too long for them to fall in love, but they generally choose a mate who can understand their feelings and emotions as far as possible. They tend to avoid people who are shallow or over-ambitious. They seek out a partner who has a strong gut feeling. Once they have identified such a person, they will get into a relationship for life. They are devoted partners and loves children.


Cancer Rashi people mostly enjoy good health, but because they are not very active, there is a danger of gaining too much weight, especially if they are involved in a sedentary job. It would do them a world of good if they took up a sport like badminton or make it a practice to go for long walks. They are also very sensitive and can be temperamental, which in the long run can cause anxiety. It is not very difficult for someone to upset them. They need to learn to remain calm under all circumstances. A little effort in this direction would save them a lot of niggling health hassles.

They are prone to emotional disruptions. They easily get depressed and can be very pessimistic. They may also be susceptible to gastric problems, heartburn, and obesity. They should, therefore, keep a close watch on their diet. As they worry a lot, they become prone to all kinds of stress-related problems.


Cancer people work steadily and ensure that the work is being done in a way it is supposed to be done. These shrewd and cautious beings advance towards their goals step-by-step and on nearing it; they speed up like anything and reach their destination. This means they are ideally suited for top corporate positions, as they will make sure that their company’s goals are achieved.

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They have strong intuition and imagination, which makes them excellent artists, writers, composers, actors, and psychics. If they make a career in the fields of human resource, law, nursing, teaching, and childcare is best suited for them.


Mostly the family types, their personality can be quite complicated, but deep inside they are conservative and home-loving people. They love to be in familiar surroundings and nurture their relationships.

Noteworthy qualities: Patience, Tenacity, Domesticity, Kindness, Devotion, Versatility, Adaptability, Patriotism, Sociability and Maternity.

Undesirable personality traits: Untruthfulness, Unpredictability, Sentimentality, Pride, Untidiness, Resentment, Vanity, and Laziness.

Lucky Factors

  • Lucky Day: Monday, Thursday
  • Lucky Number: 2, 7, 11, 16, 20, and 25
  • Lucky Colors: Orange, White
  • Lucky Stone(s): Pearl, Moon Stone, Rubies
  • Lucky Talisman: Sea Shells
  • Compatible Signs:  Scorpio and Pisces

In conclusion

Nonetheless, a persistent determination is one of the greatest strengths of the strong Karkata born. They may not appear to have great ambitions on the surface, yet their desires and goals are deep and profound. Most noteworthy is the fact that they make excellent parents, and they love their children to the core. Often, they are proud of their children, and instruct and teach their children moral manners, expecting them to be as well-mannered in private as they are in public.

(Last Updated On: February 21, 2020)
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