Those born under the sign of Virgo love to take care of themselves and their bodies, motivated by a belief that this is the right thing to do. Ethical, quiet, reserved, gentle and cool in manner, the real drama of the Virgin’s personality is interior as it is filled with much activity. Meticulous and fussy, Virgos like order and dislike rudeness, dirtiness, sloppiness, laziness and vulgarity.The initial impression of the Virgo will be one of calm authority, but the inner world is one of nervousness, restlessness and controlled intensity. Although they are quick to dish the criticism, they ironically have a hard time hearing their own faults from others.Ruling Planet: Mercury (Mercury was the ancient god of commerce and communication.) Day: Wednesday Theme: Making things happen Tarot Card: The Hermit Positive Qualities: Modest, humble, altruistic, orderly, logical, responsible, organized Best Quality: Conscientiousness Shadow Darker Side (weaknesses): Obsessive-compulsive, overly critical, pays excessive attention to small and insignificant details, perfectionist The Virgo zodiac sign is discriminating, practical, honest, modest, reserved, tidy, clean, hardworking, nervous, analytical and has a deep need to know and understand. I am healthy and purified and have much gratitude for my body for helping me to live my potential.” Virgo, the Virgin … The Virgins were the women who were not property, free to make their own decisions.
They are critical in nature, with the possibility of becoming hyper-critical to a fault, especially of themselves if they are not careful. They get lots of things done, yet have particular ways that they must do them.Unlike any other sign, Virgo has a purity about them, born to be of service with a love of helping others simply to do so.Virgo is the sign that cleans up the mess left behind by attention seeking Leo the Lion.Like God’s technical support crew, Virgo weaves things together into a whole, making the world work.They are so very demanding and critical of themselves that they will cause themselves great nervous tension and stress.
They can often be found wearing a face of worry or extreme concern through out the day.
In ancient Roman mythology, Mercury was the swift-footed god that was a bundle of energy, both mentally and physically. They prefer simplicity and minimalism although ironically Virgos has the tendency to complicate everything, especially problems, making mountains out of molehills.
Mercury certainly was not one to sit still for long. A darker side of Virgo reveals itself when the less evolved Virgin becomes hyper-critical toward themselves and everyone around them, shooting off the faults and problems of everything from the hip, with little regard for anything.
They make great friends, and will be honest with you, including the truth in your weaknesses and faults.
Real friends do not flatter, they tell the truth and you can be assured that a Virgo will notice the smallest details.
They give great advice, because they are so discerning, honest and constructively critical.