Zodiac Sun Signs

zodiac sign virgo the virgin
virgo glyph

VIRGO the Virgin - August 23 - September 23

The Virgo individual is practical, industrious, efficient, thorough, methodical, exacting, precise, detail-oriented, observant, intelligent, critical, work and service oriented, painstaking, pragmatic, modest, discreet, health and cleanliness conscious, mentally active, and flexible. They can also be fussy, nervous, pedantic, petty, and over-critical. Virgo is the mutable, earth, feminine sign of the zodiac. Virgo is symbolized by the Virgin. The ruling planet of Virgo is Mercury, which is the planet of communication and the mind. . The earth form of Virgo is a full grown harvest. The keyphrase for Virgo is: "I analyze".

About The Virgo Personality

astrology sign virgo the virgin

If you were born with the Sun in Virgo, you are calm, cool, and collected on the outside, but nervous and intense on the inside. The Sun Sign of Virgo is always aware of their own inner restlessness. Sometimes your constant worry and nervousness can exhaust you. You have a determined drive towards perfection and accomploshment. Virgos rarely procrastinate. They want to get everything done yesterday. Virgo natives are very organized individuals. You don't tend to dream about a goal, instead you start planning to achieve it right away.

Virgo strives to bring order out of chaos. Love is important to you, but sometimes it's not enough. You want the ends to justify the means. Virgo natives are also quite intelligent. Virgos love to gather facts and organize information. They put this accumulation of knowledge to practical use. You have an excellent memory and an analytical mind. Virgos love to analyze people and situations. Your attention to details allows you to see the things that other people try to hide.

Virgos are very clear thinkers. They like to double check everything twice. They prepare before putting a plan into action. They easily detect flaws, and they know when something is just not right, according to their standards usually. You are very logical and rational in your approach to life. You think that facts and figures will always save the day, and you solve problems by dissecting them to death. Sometimes a Virgo won't make any decision unless they have all the related details and facts. You don't tend to have blind faith in much. If you can't understand something after analyzing it, you tend to distrust it or criticize it. Sometimes Virgo Sun Signs tend to make emotional judgments.

Money mattes to a Virgo. Sometimes this sign is critical when it comes to their own financial situation. But you are able to balance the budget very well. Virgos are not often tempted into making foolish decisions where finances are concerned. You strongly resist self indulgence. You do want to enjoy the finer things in life, but only to a point.

Virgo the virgin maiden Virgos are usually very neat and tidy individuals. Whether it's their outward appearance or the inside of their home, they take pride in having the perfect look, and not even the small details are overlooked. But sometimes this can limit your vision. You fail to see the bigger picture sometimes. Having too much faith in logic can stifle the imagination. You depend upon your established routines, practices and methods. You not one to suddenly be inspired to make a dramatic change in your life. Whenever there is a need for change, you tend to look back and analyze situations instead of moving forward in a new direction. Virgos like to know the why and how of everything. But once you find a newer and better way of doing things, after checking over every detail, you have no problem making a change.

Virgo natives tend to make things more complicated then they need to be. Problems are never simple for you. You sometimes make mountains out of molehills. You question too many things. It's a Virgo's nature to be shy and reserved. It's hard for this sign to let go and relax. In social situations when you are around strangers you might have trouble making simple small talk because sometimes, you just don't see the point. You do enjoy one-on-one conversations with friends and family because it's easier for you to offer your opinions and insights. To others, you appear to be sharp, witty, charming, knowledgeable and perceptive.

Sometimes Virgo can by a bit of a hypocrite, and sometimes they can discriminate. When you are unsatisfied with the world around you and sometimes use analytical abilities to try and find a way to make the people and situations around you better. Your finely tuned senses can sometimes put you in a bad mood because you are too focused on the imperfections. Virgo dislikes being criticized by others though. You strive to be perfect in every outwardly way, so you don't like being made aware that you have made a mistake. Virgos can rarely admit that they are wrong.

The Virgo Sun Sign is very conscious of their healh. Many consider the body to be a temple so attention is paid to the body and the foods they eat. You may worry so much about your health that you become prone to nervous ailments, and even hypochondria. A Virgo just can't help worrying and fretting over something or another, and this results in many nervous and stomach problems do the stress and anxiety they keep building up inside.

When Virgo natives are in a comfortable and loving relationship, the best side of their personality comes out. You are devoted and loyal to your loved ones and are kind to those who care about you in return. You may strive hard to please your loved ones. You take pride in "running the household", making sure everyone is happy and that everyone's needs are

More About Virgo

Symbol and Glyph - The Symbolic representation for Virgo is the Virgin Maiden: virgo icon
The Virgo glyph symbol is - virgo symbol It is a representation of the arms of maiden holding a sheaf of wheat.

planet mercuryRuling Planet- In Astrology, Virgo is ruled by the planet Mercury. Astrologically Mercury is associated with communication, mentality, thinking patterns, rationality and reasoning, and adaptability and variability. Mercury governs schooling and education; the immediate environment of neighbours, siblings and cousins; transport over short distances; messages and any form of communication. The influence of Mercury over Virgo encourages intelligence and reason, and also a high strung temperament. In Roman mythology Mercury is the messenger of the gods, noted for his speed and swiftness.

*Some modern astrologers associate the ruler of this sign with Pallas, Chiron, Ceres and Vesta, and Vulcan

Anatomy - In Medical Astrology Virgo represents the nervous system, intestines, stomach, abdomen, lower dorsal nerves, bowels, nails, and spleen. Virgo natives are prone to illnesses causes by stress and nervous tension. They can also be prone to ulcers and digestive problems.

Duality - Virgo is considered a Feminine sign. The other feminine signs of the zodiac are Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces.

Element/Triplicity - Virgo is an Earth sign. Earth signs are practical, dedicated, and stable. The other 2 earth signs of the zodiac are Taurus and Capricorn.

Quality/Quadruplicity - Virgo is a Mutable sign. Mutable signs are flexible, versatile and adaptable. They are able to adjust to different circumstances very easily. The three other mutable signs are Gemini, Sagittarius and Pisces.

Polarity - Pisces is the opposite sign of Virgo in the zodiac. Virgo is the sign of "work and self improvement," and Pisces is the sign of "dreams and self illusions".

Color - Light Gray, Classic Whites, Navy Blue and Light Blue (associated with the classic colors of taste and refinement).

Lucky Number - 5 and 3

Lucky Day - Wednesday

Gemstones - Onyx, Carnelian, Red Jasper Amazonite, Sardonyx, Golden Topaz, Sapphire, Zircon,Agate, Tourmaline

Metal - Mercury, Platinum

Trees - Cherry, Birch and all Nut Bearing Trees

Flowers/Trees - Morning glory, Pansy, Narcissus, Chrysanthemum, and Aster.

Animals - Small domestic animals.

Geography - Virgo is linked with Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Brazil, Uruguay and the Caribbean, Crete, and the West Indies.

Occupations and Talents - Virgo are precise, witty, perfectionists, detail-oriented, knowledgeable, and hard-working. Suitable Virgo careers/job titles are: health and hygiene sectors, technician, statistician, medical researcher, investigator or translator, nursing, scientist, accountant, secretary, inspector, social work, sales, editing/writing and food preparation, and anything involving accuracy and research.

virgo the virgin maiden In mythology Virgo is often associated with the mythological figure of Omphale, Queen of Lydia, from the myth of Heracles. Virgo is also associated with the Greco-Roman god Hermes/Mercury and sometimes the goddesses Athena/Minerva, Demeter/Ceres, Astraea, Eris/Discordia, Ate and Hestia/Vesta and the gods Hephaestus/Vulcan, Loki, Asklepios/Aesculapius and Veles.

*Under the tropical zodiac Virgo occupied by the Sun from August 23 - September 23. Under the Sidereal zodiac, it is currently from September 17 to October 17 and is associated with the constellation of the same name.

What's Your Sign?

ARIES - March 21 to April 20
TAURUS - April 21 to May 20
GEMINI - May 21 to June 21
CANCER - June 22 to July 22
LEO - July 23 to August 22
VIRGO - August 23 to September 22
LIBRA - September 23to October 22
SCORPIO - October 23 to November 22
SAGITTARIUS - November 23 to December 21
CAPRICORN - December 22 to January 20
AQUARIUS - January 21 to February 19
PISCES - February 20 to March 20

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