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The moon in Hindu astrology is known as Chandra. Shiva having Chandra adorning his head is known by name Chandradhara. The other name most popular is Soma. Chandra means 'shiny' and Soma is the sacred intoxicating drink that was used in Vedic rituals. Moon is known as Luna as in the words, 'lunatic' and 'lunar tides' . Ancients, both in East and West observed that mental make up depends on Moon and the lunatics were observed to have a relationship with phases of Moon. This theory has been proved as well as disproved thrice by the psychologists! Moon’s position is all important in the chart as the transit effects, the directional scale is determined by the position of Moon. As such, the predictions based on Moon sign represent the person more than the sun sign. Moon indicates changing mood. Moon is the karaka for mother, happiness, feminine beauty, mental status and eyesight. Remedial measures to chandra will give peace of mind, healthy mental activity so that intelligence (represented by budha) is put to full use. Anxiety related disorders and mental disorders and water related diseases are cured by propitiation to chandra.
Chandra namaskara sloka, peedahara stotra, gayatri mantra & beeja mantra in Kannada, Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Oriya, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bengali and English:
Mantras for Chandra