Let’s begin with the larger picture and then we will go through all the characteristics of the Moon. Why it is the mother and why it is the healer.
The larger picture is that the Moon is Prakrati – the created universe – Maya.
Surya is the source of life and the Moon is the created world and the creative universe. Its basic function is to protect and sustain this creation which is sourced by the Sun. The Sun is the source and is where things start from.