Virgo of the Mountains

According to the Chinese zodiac, you are a “Mountain.”

In Western astrology, you are a Virgo.

You are serious, reflective, and somber. People around you describe you as cold or distant, but you believe you live an average life. You approach life objectively and handle positive and negative experiences with little emotion.

Even when you’re alone, your critical nature makes an appearance. For example, if you’re watching TV, you’ll likely pick apart every celebrity’s gesture and tone on the screen. You get annoyed by their subtle actions and aren’t afraid to express your point. Then, you go as far as checking social media to see if anyone else has the same critiques.

You worry that people view you as an awful person, but don’t get caught fretting about this. It’s your nature to notice changes in your environment, including people’s emotional swings. In addition, your high attention span makes you in tune with your surroundings, making you easily caught off guard by the subtlest words or actions that appear out of place. In part, your criticism rises from the need to have people and objects organized at all times.

If you’ve studied astrology, you know that Western astrology classifies you as a Virgo (or, to be more precise, your Sun sign is Virgo). The characteristics of a Virgo are meticulous, organized, intelligent, and hardworking. The Four Pillars of Destiny in Chinese astrology indicate that your sign is the Chinese character for “Mountain,” also known as the Chinese character “戊.” This sign means that, like a mountain, you stand firm, not budging in the face of adversity. It is a destiny that sees the big picture and can embrace the good and the bad.

While Western astrology and the Four Pillars of Destiny are two different types of divination, they are alike in one way. The laws of the Eastern and Western worlds each determine the fate residing at the moment of your birth. Thus, you can interpret your destiny from both standpoints. Viewing these two interpretations side by side gives a more comprehensive view, showing how they complement each other to provide a three-dimensional understanding of astrology.

Your Virgo characteristics combined with your essence as a Mountain describe you as “Virgo of the Mountains.”

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