The ascendant or sign of Virgo is ruled by Mercury. It covers the degrees between 151 to 180 in the Zodiac. Mercury is exalted when placed in Virgo and Venus is debilitated in this sign. The direction governed by this sign is South and core element for Virgo is Land.
Friendly planets for this sign are Sun, Saturn, Venus and Rahu.
Enemies planets for this sign are Mars, Moon and Jupiter.
Ketu will be netural for this sign.
The Ascendant of Virgo has following lordships for houses