August 23 – September 22
The glyph for Virgo comprises three straight lines with a horizontal line across. The three vertical lines are said to indicate action, harmony, and inertia.
Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac, occurring at the end of summer and the beginning of fall. It is the sign of the hard-working perfectionist. They are anxious to improve everything around them.
The planet Mercury rules Virgo and Gemini, causing nervous energy and constant activity. Virgos are busy organizing their surroundings. At times they become so absorbed in the minute details of a situation that they lose sight of the bigger picture.
Virgos are a negative sign, which causes them to draw inward, keeping their feelings well protected and hidden from others. They are sensitive, perceptive, and caring. Virgo, a feminine earth sign, is forever searching for the deeper meaning in situations.
Virgos are concerned with the health and well-being of others. They are planners who know exactly what their day will be like when they arise in the morning. Virgos? polarity is Pisces, from whom they can learn to relax and go with the flow.
When Virgos become angry they don’t explode; rather, their anger smoulders and bubbles under their calm exterior. They carry lists, demonstrating their obsession to finish whatever they start. Virgos are good conversationalists, but have a tendency to put their foot in their mouth from time to time. They love to travel, but prefer that someone else make the arrangements.
Virgos are uncomfortable with their emotions and attempt to keep them under control. Those close to them realize that underneath that cool exterior is a seething mass of sexually charged energy. Virgos are both attracted to and upset by open displays of emotion. They love pets. If you are looking for a good topic to break the ice with a newly acquainted Virgo, talk about your pet dog or cat. Virgos admire intelligence, so be sure to read up on current events.
Virgos are the worriers of the zodiac, always preparing for what might go wrong. They have delicate nervous systems, and worrying causes them anxiety and emotional upset, resulting in physical ailments. Virgos often have well-proportioned bodies and are of average height. They generally have fair complexions, well-defined facial features, and musical voices. Virgos are consumed with their hair, spending an inordinate amount of time finding that perfect hairstyle.
Virgos? analytical minds prepare them for many professions, such as writer, art critic, scientific researcher, accountant, and contractor. Virgos are hard workers who become valuable employees. They strive for success, but have a slow, methodical approach to achieving their goals. Similar to Capricorns, Virgos tend to be workaholics. Their desire to be independent drives them to move ahead, although they prefer to work behind the scenes.
Positive Qualities: meticulous, reliable, practical, intelligent, analytical
Negative Qualities: super critical, fussy, worrier, perfectionist
Lucky Day: Wednesday
Most compatible marriage sign: Taurus, Capricorn
Famous Virgos: Mother Teresa, Harry Connick Jr., Lauren Bacall, Hugh Grant, Faith Hill, Keanu Reeves, Jerry Seinfeld