Virgo is the sixth sign of the Zodiac. It starts from 150 degree of Vernal Equinox and extends up to 180 degrees. Earthy by nature, mutable and feminine, Virgo is a sign of long ascension. Sign Virgo is also termed as barren, cold and dry. This sign of Zodiac is mainly associated with perfection, purity and cleanliness. Virgo is a sign of service and virgo individuals remain happy while engrossed in one or other activity. Patient, caring and eager to help they like helping others. Virgos have a strong sense of self, and of moral and ethical code of conduct. Good at communications, they often use their gift of gab to charm people. Sometimes they are overly critical and demanding. Sign Virgo is ruled by the planet mercury - the planet of speed and communication. Being closest to the Sun it takes 88 days to orbit our solar star. Classically it is associated with number of goddesses. Its influence in the chart represents their thinking process. It sharpens common sense, implies manual dexterity and helps in development of strong sense of realism. The maiden holding an urn of wheat signifies the productive nature of Virgo.