The bright stars of Virgo are considered by many to be the most important in the whole heavens. Virgos most admirable traits are discernment, tactfulness, intelligence, and industriousness.
The stars of Virgo cover the sky from September 14th till October 15th in real time; in the tropical zodiac, the season from August 20th till September 20th.
The woman in the sky expresses her dual nature by holding a branch, the seed of which is Spica, the end resulf being bread. This constellation is often called the House of Bread, or in Hebrew, Bethlehem.
Which influence is most at home in the Discriminating sign of Virgo? Is it coolly mental, fastidious Mercury, bringing bewinged good news, making this a cerebral sign? Or Innana, the first shaman who descended into the spirit world, with tales to tell of unfathomable wisdom? As with any of the coruled signs, Virgo has the dual task of reconciling its nature both from within it's innate duality, and from without, in it's attempt to follow two masters. A most difficult task, attempted by a most complex character; either scintillating success or total disaster is the fate of a Virgo.
Mercury is our continuing evolution of being aware of ourselves; Inanna as the First Shaman has another way of saying we are aware and awake.
The natural scent of Virgo is lavender, with the metal mercury.
The traditional gemstones are sapphire, jade, peridot or pink jasper. Additionally, the ametrine can be used to stabilize the balance between spirituality and ones daily life, which is so important to a Virgo. This stone is said to aid in bringing the spiritual values and abilities into daily use, and support spirituality as a way of life.
A good choice of fabric for the basic Virgo is canvas; casual, strong, goes everywhere, never wears out, and you get your moneys worth!
Typical Virgo foods are wheat, barley, honey, corn, licorice.
These associations give the prudent magickal Virgo a deeper insight into her nature and place in the world.
Your words of wisdom are, 'At last! This is what I have been waiting for!!'
The Virgo garden shows aster, heather, lavender, myrtle, pink geranium, fern, gentian, caraway, celery, sassafras, savory, valerian, aster, fennel, azalea, dill, and mulberry, with a beautiful woman or angel holding the cornucopia, or the Mother Mary in the center.
The most effective pilgrimage for a Virgo, or anyone with a strong influx of influence from Good News would be to Notre Dame de Dalbade Toulouse in France. A further visit to ones ancestral home would complete the journey.
The most responsive place to establish a shrine would be a garden, cornfield, any place where fruit and vegetables are kept and where hay, wheat, barley, cheese or butter are stored; any place where books, papers, maps, charts, planes, or medicines are stored. Establish the shrine with the tone of F.
Virgo imbues all which pass beneath its stars with some part of its gravity, discretion, efficiency, contemplation, prudence, and industry.
The Three Phases of Virgo
Every sign has three phases, or decanates, which change every ten days or degrees. This is another reason for the vast differences between the Virgos! Called Rising Stars, these constellations stamp their signature on us at the hour of our birth, and at the birth of each new day. These rising stars tell us a great deal about which myth we may be enacting, with which archetypes, and which dramas we may live out in our lives.
Virgoes mini-dramas revolve around Beautiful Hair, Chiron the Centaur, and the Bear Guardian, Bootes.
The first is the Beautiful Hair (of the Lady Bernice), taking charge from the 16th till the 26th of September. These stars were once the splendid tail of Leo the Lion, but a certain queen with exceptionally lovely hair volunteered to cut it off if it kept her husband safe in war. The Divine accepted the sacrifice, hence we now have her hair as the tale!! Those people and relationships born under these stars are alert, ingenious, perceptive, studious, and forceful of personality.
The second decante, from the 26th of September till the 5th of October, falls under the stars of the Centaur Chiron, the Wounded Healer and keeper of traditions. Chiron was an exceptional centaur, kind, wise, involved in healing, and when he was wounded as an innocent bystander he asked to be put in the sky instead of dying. Those people and relationships born under these stars are thoughtful, meditative, patient, and considerate.
The third decanate, from October 5th till the 15th, lies under the Guardian of the Bears, Bootes the Herdsman. The ancients believed the polar stars, which never set, bore strict watching, so they set Bootes to keep a sharp eye on things. They also called the bear watcher a hippopotamus, the river horse. Those people and relationships born under these stars are sensitive, generous, harmonious, perceptive, and artistically well balanced.
Birth Chart for Elizabeth the Great
The Queen known simply as The Great, who lent her name to describe a Golden Age! Ok, I am romanticizing a bit; she was the Virgin Queen in fact! Born September 7th, 1533 in the UK before it was Britain, she played a bad hand with grace, panache, and she won! In politics, religion, matters of state, against domestic rebellion, parlimentary bullying, and over the Armada, this grand dame won!! Not in love perhaps...
Planets in Virgo, no matter the house, or sixth house activity, no matter the sign, always gives us a strong position in dealing with others.
Perfect Even In Her Mistakes!
So many similarities in the chart of the great Virgin Queen, and this queen of the silver screen!
Sandra Bullock was born on July 26th, 1964, in Arlington Virginia USA at 315AM Eastern time. She falls under the sun of sidereal Cancer, with versatile, adroit, pleasing Gemini rising. She has Venus in Taurus conjunct Mars in Aries right there on the ascendant, lending her grace, charm, physical attractiveness, and physical perfection!! Falling in her fourth house is the sign of the celestial Virgin, Virgo; she makes perfect mistakes!!
See the birthchart of her mistake, Bad Boy Jesse James, under Scorpio!
Madame Marie Curie, discoverer of radium, is a perfect example of Mercury in Virgo!! The endlessly inquiring mind on a tireless quest!
Mercury in Virgo denotes a scientific mind which can incorporate spiritual realities. This is the most favorable, strongest placement for a discerning, questing, intellegent mind!
The Virgo Essence: Inanna
Inanna is the original shaman; she gave up everything, including her earthly life, for a sojourn in her sisters stronghold of Death; then she rose again and resumed her possessions, status, and life at a more exalted level, with deep compassion and insight, and enjoyed it much more fully!
Like the many women who experience a divorce, or divorces, Inanna sheds her skin, enters a chrysalis, and emerges again with clarity and wisdom.
Inanna is also quite the Mesopotamian cougar, with Tammuz as her arm candy!
In some versions of the tale, Tammuz takes Inannas' place at Deaths door, but is brought back to life again when all the world mourns his passing. Isn't it a wonderful thought that at one time, someone loved so much and so well that he was willing to take our place in death???
Inanna lived happily ever after with Tammuz at her side, ruling her stronghold, as Paradise on earth.
And that is the beginning of history! That story with those characters are at the very dawn of our civilization- happily ever after, with the Queen making the decisions and calls.
How's that for patriarchal antiquity???
This week we move ahead! A sudden stroke of Good Fortune, or a surge of momentum, brings us up and over all opposition and speeds us on our way toward a new goal. Things will move rather quickly now, as Saturn itself is facing forward, and will leave us completely in October; this influence has been like a doorstop for us for the past couple of years, and we may take maximum advantage in flight now. We have been grounded and sound long enough!
So the moral of Inannas tale is: don't believe there can't be a happy ending, when it was written that way from the Beginning!
Don't buy sad endings!
Or any endings, for that matter!
Call Inanna into your life when you want continuance, continuity, survivability, and to live forever happily!
Invite Inanna into your life by meditating on the Tarot card for Virgo, The Hermit. This is especially important if you are pursing higher education, a career in astronautics, the Space program, or cyberspace; or if you are looking for an honest man.
Wisdom comes from memories of our maidenhood, from the mouths of babes, and from remembering that life, and happiness, are a journey, not a destination.
we are analytical on details, fussy, worried over small stuff, and committed completely to the service of humanity. It is in this sign that we can really shine! Not the time for selfishness! Special care must be taken of the digestive tract now, as this is at it's most vulnerable at this transit. Recall, 'touch not with iron those parts of the body resided by the moon.' You won't die if you have a gastric bypass now, but you won't heal as rapidly and recover as fully, either.
If you were born with the moon in Virgo, your essential being is pristine and true unto itself alone. Your honesty is incandescent candor, though your tact is gracefulness itself. Emotionally you are a real Virgo, which leads to self doubt and problems of sell worth. Dismiss them, girl! You are made in the image of Goddess!
The moon in our birth chart always shows our mom, and our relationship with her. She most likely won't be a Virgo, but she may treat us as if she is; micromanages us, asks questions which make us writhe, and gives us advice like its 1950. But she too can see your pure shining nobility of spirit and indomitable strength!
Ceres in Virgo typifies the Virgin Mothers, the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God, and others who choose to bear and raise children alone, including that idiot OctoMom!!!
Mars in Virgo moves us to Serve Humanity.
As Mars in a womans chart lets us know the type of man she is attracted to, we see that Mars in Virgo needs an everyday hero, a servant of the poor and defenseless, a defender of the innocent and weak. Sigh.
But don't get carried away!!!
Venus in Virgo is considered to be quiet of nature, retiring, shy, with deep sympathies and sensitivities.
Have you noticed how often powerful men are attracted to shy, quiet women?
Jupiter in Virgo increases our tendencies to be intellectuals, socially conscious, practically scientific.
Jupiter in a womans chart signifies whom she would wisely choose to suit her; the man may not be a Virgo, but he will have intellectual capacities, be bold and brave and think independently.
There is always something unusual, almost peculiar, about the marriage of someone with this placement. Look for someone either radically different from you in outlook or socioeconomic bracket, or someone from another country.
Juno in Virgo is one of those women who file 'married, filing seperately'.
Saturn in Virgo is a tough transit; we tend to be hypercritical, and fault finding.
If you were born with Saturn in Virgo, you would make a good detective yourself! Put these seriously sensitive faculties to good use!
You also deal with your dad in a Virgo manner; you think him fussy, a hypocondriac, Victorian in outlook, and persnickety. And you are right!
Think Ivanka Trump...just like daddy, down to the hair.
Uranus in Virgo lasted from 1968 til 1974.
Think of the strides made in medicine, health care and practise during those years!! How many of us studied to be nurses and doctors!!
Chiron in Virgo centers on little girls, forensic methods, and recovery.
Neptune in Virgo lasted from 1942 till 1957, when many of us were growing up. We learned about Cinderella and Barbie.
With this placement we are rather reserved about ourselves, not letting others know of our mediumistic tendencies, our psychic abilities. We tend to like landscaping and gardening, to ground ourselves. Our talents and expertise in this area is really coming to be appreciated now!
Pluto transited Virgo in 1971 till 1984.
This era saw the beginning of our realizations of ecological disaster, and the young women of that time began the current eco movements.
Lilith in Virgo can be the epitome of cattiness, snobbery, and just plain bitchiness.
Channel these energies better by planting a moon garden, taking interesting pix, and doing something different with your hair!
Think Hannah Montana!
The North Node: good health, strong immune system, healthy body!
The South Node: you have learned all that Virgo has to impart in prior lifetimes, and can now dispense this wisdom as medicine!
A happy and prosperous extended family, who will benefit you in many ways throughout your life; you are an empath, and loves animals.
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