Full Moon in Virgo

Full moon isolated over white background

March 18, 2022 • 3:18 AM EDT • 27°40′ Virgo

This month’s full moon is in Virgo, a logical, practical, detailed and at times skeptical sign that often exhibits an “I’ll believe it when I see it” attitude in life.

Since full moons occur when the moon and sun are in an exact opposition to each other, the intuitive, visionary, ambiguous and at times self-deceiving Pisces Sun directly is opposing it. But the Sun isn’t alone. Neptune is right there alongside it, and it’s encouraging the Sun to see the world through rose-colored glasses.

So what can you expect from this full moon?

Generally speaking, the opposition between the pragmatic moon and the idealistic Sun speaks to the need to achieve a healthy balance between doubt and faith. However, with the emphasis on Virgo, it speaks loudly to the need to discern facts from fiction, truth from lies and reality from illusion.

And on that note, there’s a very good chance that this full moon will bring a sobering reality about a situation, relationship or long-held belief, and because of Neptune’s influence, you could experience a sense of insecurity for not having seen it sooner.

The takeaway from the Virgo full moon is the need for greater scrutiny and objectivity in your life. If you heed its advice, its flowing trine to transformative Pluto promises that a sense of balance, healing and renewal will enter your life.

Getting Personal

The house in your horoscope that holds this full moon is where the action is in your chart, and something related to one (or more) of the life areas ruled by it may come to light, to fruition or to an end. And in the case of this month’s Virgo full moon, it’s where it’s like to burst your bubble. If you don’t know which house holds 27°40′ Virgo in your horoscope, you can refer to the list below to find out where the full moon falls in your solar (sun-sign based) chart.

If your Sun sign is:

Aries, it falls in your 6th house (health, work, pets, diet, nutrition).
Taurus, it falls in your 5th house (romance, children, creative self-expression, entertainment).
Gemini, it falls in your 4th house (home, family, real estate, parents).
Cancer, it falls in your solar 3rd house (siblings, neighbors, short trips, cars, contracts, negotiations.).
Leo, it falls in your 2nd house (income, spending, personal values, self-esteem, tangible assets).
Virgo, it falls in your 1st house (your physical body, attitude towards life).
Libra, it falls in your 12th house (spirituality, creativity, mental health, addictions).
Scorpio, it falls in your 11th house (groups, associations, hopes, casual friends, colleagues).
Sagittarius, it falls in your 10th house (career, fame, status, reputation).
Capricorn, it falls in your 9th house (education, law, religion, foreign and long-distance travel, publishing).
Aquarius, it falls in your 8th house (intimacy, shared resources, other people’s support, birth, death, estate matters).
Pisces, it falls in your 7th house (marriage and all one-to-one relationships including best friends, adversaries, business partners and clients).

Releasing with the Virgo Full Moon

You can set release anything under any full moon but when it happens to be in Virgo, it’s especially favorable for releasing:

Negative beliefs or attitudes connected to employment, serving others, your health, healing, nutrition, diet, exercise, co-workers, employees and pets.

Traits and tendencies to be critical, sarcastic, bitter, cynical, apathetic, anxious, irritable, fussy, judgmental or a martyr.

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