Kanya (August 22 - September 23)
Kanya is ruled by mercury and is a feminine negative mutable earth sign. The perfectionist Kanya is precise and methodical. With ruling planet Mercury (symbolizes Communication), Kanya are possessed of an ability to reason clearly, resolve issues and take a romance to new heights. Kanya is precise and methodical like no other sign of the zodiac and prove to be the best employee one can ever have. They often dislike delegating and want to oversee every step of the operation themselves. With an easy going nature they are reliable and steady sort and therefore relish the opportunity to be a helpful partner. They are intellectually inquiring, studious and logical, but are good as followers than as leaders and are fond of arts, sciences and languages.

Kanya is the natural sixth house sign, the house which has rule over sickness; hence when a Kanya gets into the clutches of sickness, he is apt to become chronic invalids. Kanya rules the abdominal region, intestines, the lower lobes of the liver, the spleen, the duodenum, and the sympathetic nervous system. The afflictions may lead to cramps in the intestines, wind, colic, malnutrition, diarrhea, cholera, dysentery, constipation, worms, catarrh of the bowels, and appendicitis. Most suitable job for them is in a library or office than a workshop. The ideal soul mate for a Kanya is a well-dressed person who is empathetic and dying to show him good time. They get along well with Meena.