All About Virgo


About Virgo

Virgo’s astrology symbol: The Maiden

Virgo’s Sumero-Babylonian name: AB.SIN “The Furrow”; “The Furrow, the goddess Shala’s ear of corn”

Virgo’s Qualities

Original symbol was the sphinx – mythological poser of riddles

  • Turn inward to seek larger meanings about causes and purpose of life and look for worthy goals
  • Zodiacs critiques, analysts and purists
  • Less a symbol of purity than hidden wisdom
  • Healer
  • Keeper of life’s mysteries


  • Disciplined
  • Enigmatic
  • Seek complete realization of the mind
  • Logical
  • Practical
  • Methodical
  • Strong sense of order and organization
  • Love of the technological and the minute
  • Theorists
  • Master of extrapolation and dedication
  • Innate refinement but sensitive
  • Rooted in the present

Task: to recognize their fine intellect and realize they are more than a match for most challenges

Virgo’s Element is Earth

Element: For thousands of years it was believed that everything was made up of a unique combination of the four elemental principals. Today we can translate these into the four fundamental states of matter: Solid, Liquid, Gas and Plasma. Most people are considered to be a mixture of all four. Personalities and relationship s are made up of a balance of all four.

Each element has its own principles.

Qualities of Earth relating to Virgo:

  • Practical
  • Solid
  • Constant
  • Dependable
  • Diplomatic
  • Careful

Modern Day Physics Equivalent to the Earth sign is Solid

Solid qualities. It has a stable, definite shape and definite volume. The forces between particles are so strong that the particles cannot move freely but only vibrate. Solids can only change their shape by force. When heated above the melting point, becomes a liquid.

Modern interpretation suggests that Earth signs can be very strong, they know who they are, but the less mature types are vulnerable to stubbornness or rigidness. People depend on them, and they handle that well. But they can also take or leave others. They are sure of themselves. They are slow to respond but will help others fight their battles. They are simpatico to Water signs.

Virgo’s Quadruplicities:


  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Selflessness

Other Mutable signs

Virgo’s Ruler: Mercury (Day)

There is much more to you than just your Sun Sign!

There is much more to you than just your Sun Sign!

Example Birth Chart

Sure you know where the Sun was when you were born. But what is your moon sign?  Where were all the planets the exact moment you were born? How does it affect who you are? What does it all mean?

Check out your Birth Chart and Interpretation report to get a much more personalized and accurate view of who you are and how the planets and stars might be influencing you.