Stefan Stenudd

Stefan Stenudd, Swedish author of fiction and non-fiction.

About me

I'm a Swedish astrologer, author and historian of ideas, researching ancient thought and mythology. My personal website:


Your Own Horoscope

Your Health Horoscope

Sex in Your Horoscope

Daily Horoscope Guide

What Are the Zodiac Signs?

Zodiac Archetypes

Disappearing Ascendant

The Astrology Bible

The Envelope Chart


Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton

Mike Pence

Barack Obama

Anders Behring Breivik

Michael Jackson

Sarah Palin

Brad Pitt

USA Horoscope


Future of the Internet

The Age of Aquarius

USA 2016 Election

2016 World Horoscope

Mundane Pluto

Mundane Neptune


US Credit Crisis

Stock Market Astrology

Pluto in Capricorn

Saturn in Finance

NASDAQ Horoscope







About this Website


Astrology Links

Astrologi på svenska


My website about the astrology based on the Zodiac sign (sun sign).


My twelve websites devoted to each of the Zodiac signs and their traits.

Aries Sign

Taurus Sign

Gemini Sign

Cancer Sign

Leo Sign

Virgo Sign

Libra Sign

Scorpio Sign

Sagittarius Sign

Capricorn Sign

Aquarius Sign

Pisces Sign


What astrology predicts about the year 2016 for your Zodiac sign, and how that horoscope forecast is made.


Check what's your sun sign, and the exact grade within that sign.


Find out what Zodiac sign you are most like.


What astrology reveals about how the Zodiac signs match in relationships.


Tarot Card Meanings

Tarot Card Meanings. Website by Stefan Stenudd.
Try the old Tarot deck of cards with a free online divination. How to use the Tarot and what each card means.

I Ching Online

I Ching Online. Website by Stefan Stenudd.
Try the ancient Chinese divination online for free. The 64 hexagrams of I Ching, The Book of Change, and what they mean in divination.


Tarot Unfolded. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Tarot Unfolded

This book presents an imaginative method of reading the divination cards, which is the most appropriate for the Tarot, since it consists of symbolic images. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Cosmos of the Ancients. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Cosmos of the Ancients

All the philosophers of Ancient Greece and what they thought about cosmology, myth, religion and the gods. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Life Energy Encyclopedia. Book by Stefan Stenudd.
Life Energy Encyclopedia

Qi (chi), prana, pneuma, spiritus, and all the other life force concepts around the world explained and compared. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Sunday Brunch with the World Maker. Novel by Stefan Stenudd.
Sunday Brunch with the World Maker

Fiction. A brunch conversation slips into the mysterious, soon to burst beyond the realm of possibility. Click the image to see the book at Amazon.

Virgo in the Complete Horoscope

The Maiden Zodiac Sign in Classical Astrology

Virgo in Astrology.

The Virgo Sign in the Horoscope Chart

Virgo, the Virgin (or Maiden), is the sixth sign of the zodiac. The sun enters it on or around August 23, when the summer is fad­ing. Virgo belongs to the ele­ment earth, its quality is mutable and its charge is negative. Its Ruler is Mercury, and Venus exalts in it. Its motto is: "I scruti­nize." In the horo­scope chart, the zodiac sign Virgo brings a scrutinizing and diligent charac­ter to planets and astrological houses therein.

       Please observe that the text on this webpage is about the role of the Virgo zodiac sign in the complete horoscope chart, and not just its meaning as a star sign, also called sun sign (when the sun was in Virgo at the time of your birth). The star sign meaning is treated briefly below, but if you want to know more about that you can go to my website devoted to it - see the link further down on this page.

Your Virgo Zodiac Sign

The sun, the basis of Zodiac sign astrology. Woodcut. Those who have Virgo as their zodiac sign (star sign) are born when the sun was in Virgo, normally August 23 - September 22 (it differs slightly from year to year, be­cause of the leap years). Therefore, it is also - more adequately - called the sun sign.

       Observe that it's just one of the many components of the complete horoscope chart. Nowadays, star sign astrology is much more widespread and common than readings based on the classical birth chart, but the latter is what astrology is really all about.

       The sun in your horoscope is your natural self - what you are when you relax, when other planets in your horoscope are not active. It is your basic drive.

       If your sun sign is Virgo, you are a hard working person, paying great attention to detail, scrutinizing just about everything. You are quite critical, the last one to be convinced or swept away. You're not much for improvisation, but need mostly to go to the bottom of things, and to be prepared.

The Father of Virgo

The sun in the horoscope also represents your father (the mother is represented by the moon).

       If you have the sun in Virgo, your relation to your father is a bit strained. Neither one is fully pleased with the other, but quick to criticise. You both often think that the other one is doing things wrong, even if you're not always sure to be able to do it better. In spite of that, you have your best times together when you do things, when you're working on something.

Virgo, by Hevelius.

       For more about your sun sign in Zodiac sign astrology, see the link further down this page.

The Planets in Virgo

The planets and astrological points are the active forces in the horoscope chart, the energies by which we are able to act. As such, each has its own characteristics, but they are influenced by the zodiac sign they occupy. When a planet or other point of the horo­scope is in Virgo, it is also affected by the zodiac sign, get­ting some­thing of its character. Here are those planetes and astrological points, what they stand for in the complete horoscope chart, and how they are affected by the zodiac sign Virgo:

The planet symbols.

  • Sun   basic drive - Virgo brings diligence and scru­tiny.

  • Moon   longing - Virgo brings a sometimes frustrating inability to trust others.

  • Mercury   curiosity - Virgo brings a sharp mind, set on details, keen to dispute.

  • Venus   affection - Virgo brings a fine sense for detail and a capacity to handle complicated things.

  • Mars   aggression - Virgo brings mechanical skills, and little patience with the shortcomings of others.

  • Jupiter   luck - Virgo brings capacity to get lots of things done, and an ability to succeed in most trades.

  • Saturn   duty - Virgo brings a strong conviction of the necessity to strive for perfection.

  • Uranus   contemplation - Virgo brings a mind set on detail and on what makes things work.

  • Neptune   fantasy - Virgo brings a fantasy that usu­ally stays on the ground, inside what's concrete and makes sense.

  • Pluto   catharsis - Virgo brings concrete and pre­dictable changes, more often small than big ones.

  • Ascendant, AC   attitude - Virgo brings a critical and demanding attitude, that might put others off.

  • Medium Coeli, MC   self-image - Virgo brings a sense of being competent and serious, maybe also kind of boring.

The Houses in Virgo

The astrological Houses are life environments, different sections of what constitutes our everyday reality. The Zodiac signs bring their characteristics to the Houses, influencing the environments de­scribed by them. Here are the twelve Houses, what they stand for, and how the Zodiac sign Virgo affects them:

  1. Identity - Virgo makes you seem competent, but also predictable.

  2. Resources - Virgo makes you skilled at taking care of yourself.

  3. Communication - Virgo makes you doubt and criticize your friends, but you are a committed student.

  4. Home - Virgo makes your home well organized, and your family life is full of demands.

  5. Pastime - Virgo makes you diligent with many a hobby, and reluctant to just relax.

  6. Work - Virgo makes you work hard, and with considerable skill, which is also expected from you.

  7. Partners - Virgo makes it hard for you to find the perfect mate, and you tend to doubt any partner.

  8. Unknown - Virgo makes you frustrated by things out of your control, and working hard to prepare for them.

  9. Travel - Virgo makes you prepare any trip, no matter how short, and reluctant to accept changes in life.

  10. Career - Virgo makes you get a trusted position, where your competence is recognized, but you are not seen as a leader.

  11. Ideals - Virgo makes you quite utilitarian in your ideals. What works is good, what doesn't is bad. You are sure that you mostly know best.

  12. Shortcomings - Virgo makes it hard for you to have a lasting order in your life, and many things don't get done, no matter how many times you try.

Virgo in General

Of course, all of the above is very general, mainly to give you an idea of how the Virgo zodiac sign works in the horoscope and influences its different components. You need to study your complete horoscope chart carefully, to make a deeper and more nuanced inter­pretation.

Virgo - Maiden, illustration from a 1482 edition of a book by Hyginus.

Virgo in Zodiac Sign Astrology

If Virgo is your zodiac sign, also called star sign or sun sign, it means that the sun was in that sign at your birth. For much more about what that means in astrology and the horoscope, please go to my website devoted to this zodiac sign:

Virgo Zodiac Sign

Virgo Compatibility

Love match basics for Virgo with all the other Zodiac signs. How compatible are you with the other signs?

Virgo Compatibility

The Zodiac Signs

Here are the twelve zodiac signs, with links to the webpage of each:

My Astrology Book

Your Health in Your Horoscope. Book by Stefan Stenudd.

Your Health in Your Horoscope

This book by Stefan Stenudd explains what your horoscope says about your health, according to the old tradition of medical astrology.

       You learn what the zodiac signs, the planets, and the other ingredients of the horoscope reveal about many health issues and different types of illnesses. Also, celebrity horoscope charts are used to show how a health reading is made.

       The book contains a quick introduction to astrology, as well, and instructions on how to read a birth chart in general. Click the image to see the book (and Kindle ebook) at Amazon.