The Zodiac is an imaginary belt in the sky which represents the orbit of the Sun around the Earth. This system was devised by Claudius Ptolemy, a Roman astrologer, who deemed that the Earth was stationary and all the planets and stars revolved around it. Known as the Ptolemaic System, this system is still used today by astrologers, even though we know now that Earth and all the other planets in our Solar System orbit the Sun. The zodiac belt is divided into 12 sections, of 30° each, with each section named after a constellation - these are the Signs of the Zodiac - known as Sun Signs (not Star Signs!).
Your Sun Sign indicates the sign of the Zodiac the Sun occupied at the time of your birth. The Sun rules your willpower and ego and it is the core of your potential and uniqueness as an individual - who you are and what makes you tick.
Your Sun Sign represents the direction and focus of your life and your determination to achieve your aims and ambitions. It also represents your integrity, your ability to command respect and your ability to impress and influence others. It represents the outer you - how others see you.
|Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac, symbolised by the Virgin. It is a feminine Earth sign, ruled by the planet Mercury. People whose birthdays fall between August 23 to September 22 are said to be born under the sign of Virgo. However if you were born on the day when the Sun moved signs you will need to know your time of birth to determine which Sun sign you really are. The Tarot card associated with Virgo is The Hermit.|
The Sun in Virgo makes you conscientious and methodical, with a fine eye for detail. You love to be of service and to create order and hate not being in the know - you need to learn self-worth and to trust your feelings. Talkative, lively and precise in conversation, you enjoy expressing yourself economically and clearly. Mostly practical, however you can be overwhelmed with fine detail and tend to over-analyse a situation.
You can be self-critical and become convinced you are not good enough for your partner. This arises from a natural modesty that is otherwise attractive. Alternatively, you can be too critical of others - a trait that should be curbed. You work hard to provide for your family, but should be careful not to neglect your partner or offspring. As a child you were naturally shy, and self-confidence was probably encouraged by your parents.
Virgoans make first-rate personal assistants and your critical sense can be a great help to colleagues less devoted to fine detail. They also make excellent teachers and doctors. Fresh air is essential for you to enjoy good health. Holistic remedies often suit you and if you find life becoming frenetic, relaxation techniques such as yoga would help to restore your equilibrium.
Although everyone born under the same Sun-sign shares some basic traits, the date you were born determines which type of Virgo you really are.
Each sign of the Zodiac comprises thirty degrees and thus each Zodiac Sign can be divided into three subsections called Decans. Each Decan corresponds to 10 degrees or roughly 10 days of a Zodiac Sign's time period. Every sign will have three Decans and each Decan has a planetary ruler which becomes the co-ruler of that particular sign. Decans can provide a more detailed account of an individual's personality traits and character and reveal how people born under the same Zodiac Sign can be very different.
Find the date you were born below to discover the traits of your particular Sun-sign Decan!
1st Decan » 23rd August - 1st September: Ruled by Mercury, you live by the very highest standards and demand the same of others. Logical, intelligent, with a great memory, you learn fast, work hard and can forge a brilliant career. A lively and intuitive partner, you raise love-making to an art form for your lucky lover.
2nd Decan » 2nd - 11th September: Influenced by Saturn, you are sterner and more ambitious than other Virgos, with a talent for organisation and high earning power. Your understanding of people and the world make for business success. You are a steadfast, sensitive and resourceful lover. But a cheating partner may never get a whisper of a second chance with you.
3rd Decan » 12th - 22nd September: Influenced by Venus, you are less aspiring than most Virgos, happier in your being with a warm, affectionate nature. Home is your sanctuary, a place of real beauty. Your love-style is sensuous and satisfying, and you are a patient, caring, understanding life partner.
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