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The Almanac Astrology - Virgo
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Virgo - The Virgin 08/24 09/23

A Feminine, Mutable Earth sign.

Correspondences

Alchemy:
Distillation

Animal: Solitary animals

Birthstone: Peridot, Emerald, Sardonyx

Color: Yellow Green

Day: Wednesday

Egyptian: Aset (The Virgin Isis)

Gods/Goddess: Narcissus, Isis, Ceres, Demeter, Persephone, Mercury

Greek: Demeter

Metal: Platinum

Perfume: Narcissus, Honeysuckle, Cypress

Plant: Narcissus

Roman: Ceres

Tarot: Hermit

Weapon: The Lamp & Wand

Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac, a mutable earth sign. An important keyword for Virgo is service. Virgoans find people important, and often remain behind the scenes while the Leo's are taking the credit for the work the Virgo actually performed. They are interested in health and nutrition, and can become overly concerned with these matters to the extent of worrying. The ruling planet of Virgo is Mercury; the Mercury-ruled Gemini tends to see the forest and miss the trees, whereas Virgo sees the trees and misses the forest.

The Sanskrit name for this month is Kanya - the Maiden
MAHOE MUA - Virgin Pele. In Hawaiian mythology, is depicted by a woman as in Greek mythology, the mutable earthy sign of the Craftsman or Critic. The woman symbolizing Hawaii's MAHOE MUA is Pele, Hawaii's famous goddess of volcanoes, creator of Diamond Head, Haleakala and many other craters.

Celtic Tree Astrology

Pine: 08/24 09/02

PINE TREE (the Particular) - loves agreeable company, very robust, knows how to make life comfortable, very active, natural, good companion, but seldom friendly, falls easily in love but its passion burns out quickly, gives up easily, everything disappointments until it finds its ideal, trustworthy, practical.

Beth-Luis-Nion Tree Alphabet: Coll (Hazel) August 5 to September 1

SEPTEMBER

September dries up wells or
blows down bridges.

Traditional

Whoever eats goose
on Michaelmas day
(September 29)
Shall never lack money
for his debts to pay.

Use lots of poppy seeds in your baking for flavor, color, texture, and to celebrate the month of the Harvest Moon.

September -- Blood Moon

Marking the season when domestic animals were sacrificed for winter provisions. Libra's full moon occasionally became the Wine Moon when a grape harvest was expected to produce a superior vintage.

Native American Horoscope

Many Native American traditions teach that there are twelve Earth Personalities that make up the Earth Medicine Wheel. These are an earth-centered, rather than planet-based, kind of horoscope that gives us valuable information about our totem animal, our personality, and our spirit-task in life.

August 22 - September 21: The Harvesting Time. Brown Bear.
Your principle lessons: Whatever you are searching for is to be found where you are. You are learning to know when to exert energy to effect a change, and when to accept circumstances that cannot be changed.


Aries * Taurus * Gemini * Cancer * Leo * Virgo * Libra * Scorpio

Sagittarius * Capricorn * Aquarius * Pisces


Symbols in the Sky * Beth-Luis-Nion * The Celtic Tree

Identifying the Constellations * The Elements


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