|Understanding Chinese Astrology
In addition to an animal sign, each person is assigned one of those
elements. Thus, you might be a fire dog, water dragon, gold pig, or any
other combination. Traditionalists believe in certain matches; some signs
are believed to be more compatible than others.
For example, water will support wood, but will be at odds with fire. In
ancient China, couples who wanted to be married had to make sure that
their elements were well-matched. In cases were they did not, couples were
often split up.
Another aspect to consider is the Yin Yang. Even years are said to be
Yang and odd years Yin, so each zodiac animal must also contend with the
fact that they hold characteristics of these two opposing elements of the
As is true with many things in Chinese culture, the relationships
between the zodiac animals, the elements and the Yin Yang are both
controlling and conducive. There are never any power struggles; it's a
balancing act where everything is codependent. Every sign serves its
purpose in the larger scheme of things.
Animal Year of Birth About You
Rat 1924, 1936, 1948
1960, 1972, 1984 You're charming, generous and imaginative but can be
opportunistic and overly critical.
Buffalo 1925, 1937, 1949
1961, 1973, 1985 You're methodical, good with your hands and a born
leader. Yet, you're conservative and chauvinistic.
Tiger 1926, 1938, 1950
1962, 1974, 1986 Although you're emotional and sensitive, you're
stubborn and people see you as a hothead.
Rabbit 1927, 1939, 1951
1963, 1975, 1987 You are kind, pleasant and affectionate. Still, you're
sometimes too cautious and superficial.
Dragon 1928, 1940, 1952
1964, 1976, 1988 You're enthusiastic about everything; however, you're
impulsive and speaking too fast or too much sometimes gets you in trouble.
Snake 1929, 1941, 1953
1965, 1977, 1989 Charming, wise, romantic, you follow your intuition.
Unfortunately, you procrastinate and are stingy with money.
Horse 1930, 1942, 1954
1966, 1978, 1990 You're a hard worker who's intelligent and
independent, yet egotistical.
Sheep (or goat) 1931, 1943, 1955
1967, 1979, 1991 You're charming and artistic, even though you're
pessimistic and always the first to complain.
Monkey 1932, 1944, 1956
1968, 1980, 1992 You're witty and have a magnetic personality but you
don't trust people enough and are an opportunist.
Rooster 1933, 1945, 1957
1969, 1981, 1993 You make shrewd decisions and are extremely
extravagant; however, you can seem arrogant to others.
Dog 1934, 1946, 1958
1970, 1982, 1994 You're honest and faithful with your loved ones but
worry too much and use your sharp tongue to find faults.
Pig 1935, 1947, 1959
1971, 1983, 1995 You're a great friend to have since you're an honest,
sincere and tolerant intellectual. Still, you're naive and much too
For some reason, Chinese traditions inspire confidence. People who look
down their noses at newspaper horoscopes and tarot cards often still lend
credibility to Chinese astrology. Perhaps this is simply because the
practice has been around for so long, and so many people believe in it.
Searches may also be fuelled by the fact that Chinese astrology is such
a complex system, yet must be thoroughly understood in order to get the
most out of a reading. People must learn about the methodology in order to
be active participants in it.
Don't expect interest in this topic to wane anytime soon; this form of
astrology is so widespread in China that people will often ask you your
sign instead of your age.
The fact that the lunar calendar and the Chinese New Year are so
strongly linked will also help to ensure the ongoing popularity of this
subject. The New Year holiday, and therefore the related zodiac, has been
celebrated by almost 25% of the world's population for nearly 5,000 years.
In addition to the various Chinese communities that observe this day,
the United States Postal Service also issues a stamp each year to
commemorate the year of the zodiac animal currently being celebrated.
Eastern philosophy is as popular as ever with people throughout the
world. Accordingly, the end of Chinese astrology is nowhere in sight.
Fortune Money Because the enterprise appears layer on layer hinders,
the wealth is also unable to demand has the breakthrough income, only
maintained hopefully old times the level already calculated that was good.
This year the one's horoscope owes the wealth star, the easy money, the
unexpected wealth owes presents, therefore the investor must be discrete,
may not be greedy for the short line benefit as soon as, but the alone
note throws, as soon as otherwise spreads the defeat place, rudes
awakening. The unlucky year, gambling evades essential, but lucky, by
against laborious savings, puts to a torch.
Stepping into 2009, it is the OX year. The Chinese Zodiac included
animal signs of 12-year cycle which represent a cyclical concept of time.
The rotating cycle of twelve animal signs naming the years in traditional
China. The animal signs for one another in an established order, and are
repeated every twelve years. To find out which year you are born, see how
you will be in 2009.
Rat--- Born in 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008. Career¡@
This year presents ¡§the Mo Vietnam¡¨ in the one's horoscope and ¡§the
mansion¡¨ the star, the host has the status breakthrough and the big
honored person helps transports, can therefore take into yours work the
new ball game. Every fleeting time ¡§the Mo Vietnam¡¨ sits the life, the
enterprise status must be possible on a yet higher goal. Works the friend,
will obtain the boss honored person in the company to promote, gives you
to give play to one's strong points, even assumes sole responsibility for
an important task good opportunity, if you hope yourself to be able, in
the audiences work together break through, lays foundation which is
promoted, must grasp this rare opportunity well.
Fortune Money Good luck in making money. The Rat person s into the Year
of the Ox, the good luck in making money cannot say lucky. Although the
surface looked that is the coinciding year, but actually hidden concealed
worry. Paid you, will have the raising in salary opportunity this year,
but will add not to be ideal; Always has the investment custom friend, the
careful shoplifting sells lowly loses the wealth, even if earns the meager
profit in the part investment plan, but the whole year counts down is also
loses wins much few; Does business you, although has the guest to resemble
the cloud to come, but always sells well the Ding not prosperous wealth.
In brief, asks the wealth to defend suitably this year is not suitable
attacks, may exempt consumes significantly.
Love into the Year of the Ox, the sub-clown coincides, the host has the
joyful matter occurrence, but was a pity that simultaneously saw makes you
lonely, void ¡§orphaned empty¡¨ the star fly to the one's horoscope, omen
this year your sentimental mixed blessing. Has not had object you, this
year has the opposite sex which the opportunity meets admires, but on love
road the twists and turns layer on layer, difficult to enjoy happily; Had
the object or spouse's you, although two people still love, but this year
everybody will converge little leaves many, makes you to feel void in the
major part time lonely
Health Sickness symbol¡¨ is a main slight illness's evil star, appears
in the Year of the Ox in the Xiao mouse friend's one's horoscope,
indicated that your state of health is bad, the resistivity is weak, easy
to receive disease to invade, the old person wants the special attention
health. This year pays attention to the multi-absorptions to have
nutrition food, every day maintains the sufficient sleep, then may resist
illness. Moreover, ¡§sickness symbol¡¨ enters the life, easy commit evil
spirit, therefore the fleeting time is not suitable visits the sick asks
the mourning, people in mourning food is not suitable eats, in order to
avoid negative effect on magnetic field individual luck.
OX OX OX--- Born in 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009.
Career The personal connection and the enterprise develop cannot
satisfactory at will, the one's horoscope see ¡§the sword front¡¨ this year
in addition, but because this evil star host has the knife light and the
struggle, therefore in the Year of the Ox, you inevitably and between the
colleague has in the company the fierce struggle between two evenly
matched opponents; But unfortunately, you could be the loser. Moreover,
¡§yellow¡¨ evil star Canada is near, makes you to be often absentminded,
works cannot concentrate the spirit, affects the task performance.
However, the fleeting time sees one ¡§the canopy¡¨ the star, indicated that
is engaged in the artistic creation, the publication culture and
entertainment enterprise's Niu Ren, will have the opportunity to display
the talent, advances to the enterprise peak.
Fortune Money The enterprise does not display like ideally, the wealth
income increases with difficulty, in addition has the star to appear
¡§stave¡¨ this year, makes you to be unable to agglomerate the wealth, even
if earns the wealth, also will make you because of certain reasons to
consume completely, so that the wealth will come the wealth to go to
spatial. The investor avoids frying the concept short, before bottom
pouring must consider over and over; Certainly, does not have the full
assurance words, best endures the hand. Moreover, you lack road of the
managing finances, does not understand the management money, so that the
revenue and expenditure inaccessibility balanced.
Love Because ¡§canopy¡¨ appearance, therefore this year you on the
sentimental road are mostly lonely one person, the reason are ¡§the canopy¡¨
already advocate the talent, also advocates lonely. Because married you,
easily the family trivial matters or the children question have the
dispute with the spouse; The honey transports Niu Ren and the lover
gathers little leaves many, makes two person of sentiments by to downturn
thickly; The senior against spouse body owes peacefully, must enter the
hospital diagnosis recuperation; As for has not had object you, this year
is not suitable pursues does not touch the fog state of the water reason,
works is the best plan diligently.
Health The fleeting time violates Jupiter, so-called ¡§the Jupiter
overhead sits, not happy must have the calamity¡¨, advocates Niu Ren this
year matter of the multi-anxiety, also the multi-pressure question, has
¡§the corpse on the ground¡¨ in addition in side, the situation is more
serious, therefore you must momentarily pay attention body's change, the
healthy question cannot lower one's guard. Moreover, ¡§yellow¡¨ the evil
star makes you to be absentminded, when driver public figure or pedestrian
street, easy to have the traffic accident, cannot be unexpected.
TIGER TIGER Tiger--- Born in 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998,
2010. Career The fleeting time one's horoscope sees ¡§the sun¡¨ the star.
¡§the sun¡¨ is a first-level honored person star, can display the
significant boost in yours enterprise future, but because this lucky star
is a masculine gender, therefore the fleeting time honored person many are
a male. This year in company's masculine bosses or boss appreciate your
task performance, has person in charge who the opportunity delegates you
to hold the post of the material item. The opportunity approaches, you are
certainly whole-heartedly, what but was a pity, the fleeting time will
appear in one's horoscope's another ¡§plunders the ghost¡¨ the star to cause
trouble in this time, affects your job morale and obstructs your job
schedule, finally, you will turn diligently make a futile effort, but the
lucky star will bring opportunity, also will drain in vain.
Fortune Money Is the tiger you do not have the wealth star to help
transports, in addition the one's horoscope presents ¡§the sky¡¨ and
¡§swallows falls¡¨ two evil stars, therefore this year your wealth income
extremely inaccessibility is ideal. ¡§sky¡¨ main empty flowered not
gathering wealth, but ¡§swallows falls¡¨ the host to be deceived, represents
in the Year of the Ox, because you some will arise suddenly the matter,
but must consume the great money; At the same time, your purchase wanted
to defeat the reason, often will receive the expenditure in some useless
things, so that was unable to accumulate the deposit. Moreover, will have
the stranger even friend to design this year deceives you the wealth, can
plunder, then all looked at your willpower and the analysis strength.