Virgo is the sixth sign of the Kaal Purush chart (Natural Zodiac Wheel). It is the second sign which is ruled by Mercury. The other one is Gemini.
Let’s read what does the classical text says about it first.
BPHS: The sign Virgo is Virgin, of Vaishya Varna and Tamoguni. It relates to hurricanes. It is a biped sign that rises with its head. It is strong at daytime. It has a medium sized body and resides in the South. It has Grains in one hand and fire in another. It’s a sign that represents the business community. (Ch 4, Shloka 13-14).
Complete Description: Virgo is the second of the three earthy signs of the zodiac. It covers the 150° to 180° path of the celestial longitude of 360°. It is ruled by Mercury. For Mercury, it’s a very special sign as it is both the Exaltation and Mooltrikona sign for it. Mercury gets exalted here at 0° to 15°, and from 16° to 20° it is the Mooltrikona sign. Other than that Venus gets debilitated in Virgo starting 0° to 27°, where the 27° is the deep debilitation point. It is represented by a Woman sailing in a boat having Grains in one hand and sickle in the other. It’s a Dual sign, having Female qualities, and also represents the South direction. It is of Windy (Vayu) temperament. Its Varan (Caste) is Vaishya (Traders/Businessmen). It’s a Diurnal sign, which is strong at day time. It has medium Ascension. It also signifies the vegetation land, land with water and corn.
Characteristics of Virgo: The people having Virgo Ascendant or Moon sign are truthful and someone who speaks very kindly. Additionally, if they ever find themselves in a tricky situation, they know how to take advantage of others. They possess brilliance of mind, which makes them stand out from others. They are emotional and impulsive. They look younger than their real age. At times they feel very energetic but in general, they can be very lazy. They love to go into detail of everything they do. Sometimes they find it really hard to decide upon things that really matter to them in the long run. They try and see their own benefit first. Virgo people make good friends.
“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”
― John Bunyan
Positive Traits of Virgo
Negative Traits of Virgo
Numbers: 5, 2, 7, 6
Colors: White & Green
Days: Wednesday and Friday
Auspicious Signs: Gemini, Taurus, and Capricorn