Auspicious animals of Chinese Horoscope

Auspicious animals of Chinese Horoscope

Auspicious animals of Chinese Horoscope

  The Chinese horoscope consists of 12 symbols of animals, which are known as animals of the Chinese horoscope. The zodiac sign of the Chinese horoscope is determined by the lunar year of your birth. The Chinese people believe that the animal who is ruling one’s birth have a great influence on the personality and as well as fortune of the person. They believe in the saying that animal hides in your heart.

   In western astrology, you will great includes of the position of the planet to predict one’s the future, but this is not the case in Chinese astrology. Rather, it has a combined influence of the five elements that exist which are the earth, water, wood, fire,  the cycle of time, 12 animal signs and as well as Yin and Yang. It is believed that when Buddha was ready to leave this earth, so he beckoned all the animals to arrive at his farewell, but only 12 of them actually came, hence all those 12 got a special place in the Chinese horoscope.

   The twelve animals of Chinese horoscope are rat, ox, Tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, boar. You can check out your animal sign by going through the Chinese horoscope chart where on one side you will find the sign of the animals and the year to which it corresponds. By searching your birth year, you will be able to find your animal sign, to get you know your personality and as well as the future prediction as well.

    Every year animals of Chinese horoscope had got its own meaning. Rat is known for his charm, art, intelligence and adaptability. The ox is known for his loyalty, strength, determination, reliability. The tiger is known for his enthusiasm, courage, leadership, charm, and confidence. Rabbit is known for his trust, empathy, sincerity, sociability. The dragon is known for his luck, flexibility, imagination, art, spirituality. The snake is known for his organizing manner, intelligence, attentive nature, decision-making. The horse is known for his adaptability, loyalty, courage, intelligence, strength.

  Sheep is known for his craft, warmth, elegance, charm, sensitivity. The monkey is known for his luck, brightness, versatility, smartness. The rooster is known for his honesty, intelligence, flexibility, confidence. The dog is known for his loyalty, courage. The Boar is known for his determination, optimistic nature, sincerity. This is the meaning behind the animal of the Chinese horoscope and has been given great importance when predict someone’s the future according to Chinese horoscope.

Years of Chinese Horoscope and corresponding animal signs

Year Sign Year
1924–1983 1984–2043
Feb  5, 1924 – Jan 23, 1925 鼠 Rat Feb  2, 1984 – Feb 19, 1985
Jan 24, 1925 – Feb 12, 1926 牛 Ox Feb 20, 1985 – Feb  8, 1986
Feb 13, 1926 – Feb  1, 1927 虎 Tiger Feb  9, 1986 – Jan 28, 1987
Feb  2, 1927 – Jan 22, 1928 兔 Rabbit Jan 29, 1987 – Feb 16, 1988
Jan 23, 1928 – Feb  9, 1929 龍 Dragon Feb 17, 1988 – Feb  5, 1989
Feb 10, 1929 – Jan 29, 1930 蛇 Snake Feb  6, 1989 – Jan 26, 1990
Jan 30, 1930 – Feb 16, 1931 馬 Horse Jan 27, 1990 – Feb 14, 1991
Feb 17, 1931 – Feb  5, 1932 羊 Goat Feb 15, 1991 – Feb  3, 1992
Feb  6, 1932 – Jan 25, 1933 猴 Monkey Feb  4, 1992 – Jan 22, 1993
Jan 26, 1933 – Feb 13, 1934 鷄 Rooster Jan 23, 1993 – Feb  9, 1994
Feb 14, 1934 – Feb  3, 1935 狗 Dog Feb 10, 1994 – Jan 30, 1995
Feb  4, 1935 – Jan 23, 1936 猪 Pig Jan 31, 1995 – Feb 18, 1996
Jan 24, 1936 – Feb 10, 1937 鼠 Rat Feb 19, 1996 – Feb  6, 1997
Feb 11, 1937 – Jan 30, 1938 牛 Ox Feb  7, 1997 – Jan 27, 1998
Jan 31, 1938 – Feb 18, 1939 虎 Tiger Jan 28, 1998 – Feb 15, 1999
Feb 19, 1939 – Feb  7, 1940 兔 Rabbit Feb 16, 1999 – Feb  4, 2000
Feb  8, 1940 – Jan 26, 1941 龍 Dragon Feb  5, 2000 – Jan 23, 2001
Jan 27, 1941 – Feb 14, 1942 蛇 Snake Jan 24, 2001 – Feb 11, 2002
Feb 15, 1942 – Feb  4, 1943 馬 Horse Feb 12, 2002 – Jan 31, 2003
Feb  5, 1943 – Jan 24, 1944 羊 Goat Feb  1, 2003 – Jan 21, 2004
Jan 25, 1944 – Feb 12, 1945 猴 Monkey Jan 22, 2004 – Feb  8, 2005
Feb 13, 1945 – Feb  1, 1946 鷄 Rooster Feb  9, 2005 – Jan 28, 2006
Feb  2, 1946 – Jan 21, 1947 狗 Dog Jan 29, 2006 – Feb 17, 2007
Jan 22, 1947 – Feb  9, 1948 猪 Pig Feb 18, 2007 – Feb  6, 2008
Feb 10, 1948 – Jan 28, 1949 鼠 Rat Feb  7, 2008 – Jan 25, 2009
Jan 29, 1949 – Feb 16, 1950 牛 Ox Jan 26, 2009 – Feb 13, 2010
Feb 17, 1950 – Feb  5, 1951 虎 Tiger Feb 14, 2010 – Feb  2, 2011
Feb  6, 1951 – Jan 26, 1952 兔 Rabbit Feb  3, 2011 – Jan 22, 2012
Jan 27, 1952 – Feb 13, 1953 龍 Dragon Jan 23, 2012 – Feb  9, 2013
Feb 14, 1953 – Feb  2, 1954 蛇 Snake Feb 10, 2013 – Jan 30, 2014
Feb  3, 1954 – Jan 23, 1955 馬 Horse Jan 31, 2014 – Feb 18, 2015
Jan 24, 1955 – Feb 11, 1956 羊 Goat Feb 19, 2015 – Feb  7, 2016
Feb 12, 1956 – Jan 30 1957 猴 Monkey Feb  8, 2016 – Jan 27, 2017
Jan 31, 1957 – Feb 17, 1958 鷄 Rooster Jan 28, 2017 – Feb 15, 2018
Feb 18, 1958 – Feb  7, 1959 狗 Dog Feb 16, 2018 – Feb  4, 2019
Feb  8, 1959 – Jan 27, 1960 猪 Pig Feb  5, 2019 – Jan 24, 2020
Jan 28, 1960 – Feb 14, 1961 鼠 Rat Jan 25, 2020 – Feb 11, 2021
Feb 15, 1961 – Feb  4, 1962 牛 Ox Feb 12, 2021 – Jan 31, 2022
Feb  5, 1962 – Jan 24, 1963 虎 Tiger Feb  1, 2022 – Jan 21, 2023
Jan 25, 1963 – Feb 12, 1964 兔 Rabbit Jan 22, 2023 – Feb  9, 2024
Feb 13, 1964 – Feb  1, 1965 龍 Dragon Feb 10, 2024 – Jan 28, 2025
Feb  2, 1965 – Jan 20, 1966 蛇 Snake Jan 29, 2025 – Feb 16, 2026
Jan 21, 1966 – Feb  8, 1967 馬 Horse Feb 17, 2026 – Feb  5, 2027
Feb  9, 1967 – Jan 29, 1968 羊 Goat Feb  6, 2027 – Jan 25, 2028
Jan 30, 1968 – Feb 16, 1969 猴 Monkey Jan 26, 2028 – Feb 12, 2029
Feb 17, 1969 – Feb  5, 1970 鷄 Rooster Feb 13, 2029 – Feb  2, 2030
Feb  6, 1970 – Jan 26, 1971 狗 Dog Feb  3, 2030 – Jan 22, 2031
Jan 27, 1971 – Feb 14, 1972 猪 Pig Jan 23, 2031 – Feb 10, 2032
Feb 15, 1972 – Feb  2, 1973 鼠 Rat Feb 11, 2032 – Jan 30, 2033
Feb  3, 1973 – Jan 22, 1974 牛 Ox Jan 31, 2033 – Feb 18, 2034
Jan 23, 1974 – Feb 10, 1975 虎 Tiger Feb 19, 2034 – Feb  7, 2035
Feb 11, 1975 – Jan 30, 1976 兔 Rabbit Feb  8, 2035 – Jan 27, 2036
Jan 31, 1976 – Feb 17, 1977 龍 Dragon Jan 28, 2036 – Feb 14, 2037
Feb 18, 1977 – Feb  6, 1978 蛇 Snake Feb 15, 2037 – Feb  3, 2038
Feb  7, 1978 – Jan 27, 1979 馬 Horse Feb  4, 2038 – Jan 23, 2039
Jan 28, 1979 – Feb 15, 1980 羊 Goat Jan 24, 2039 – Feb 11, 2040
Feb 16, 1980 – Feb  4, 1981 猴 Monkey Feb 12, 2040 – Jan 31, 2041
Feb  5, 1981 – Jan 24, 1982 鷄 Rooster Feb  1, 2041 – Jan 21, 2042
Jan 25, 1982 – Feb 12, 1983 狗 Dog Jan 22, 2042 – Feb  9, 2043
Feb 13, 1983 – Feb  1, 1984 猪 Pig Feb 10, 2043 – Jan 29, 2044
Source: Wikipedia

 

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