Chinese Zodiac Signs

The Chinese animal zodiac, or sheng xiao in pinyin (literally translated as "born resembling"), is a rotating cycle of 12 years, with each year being represented by an animal and its reputed attributes. Traditionally these recurring animals were used to date the years, a different animal for each year, with each animal year repeated every 12 years. There are altogether 12 animals, which are, in order: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig.

12 Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs

Actually the Chinese animal zodiac has certain similarities with the Western zodiac. Both have rotating cycles divided into 12 parts, and both imply the influence of each sign on a person’s personality. However, the differences are major. The Chinese animal zodiac is divided into years, while the Western zodiac is divided into months, and the animals are not associated with constellations.

Chinese and Western Zodiac Signs Combinations

The combinations chart of Chinese and Western horoscopes is very useful information to examine for the purpose of a personality interpretation. Most people are aware of their Western sun sign and will recognize their similarity to the conventional average assumed traits. While this gives an adequate portrayal it can sometimes leave out the finer and more significant details of a person’s temperament. In order to fully assess someone’s traits and astrological forecast, we need to look beyond their elementary horoscope and into the deeper theories of the centuries old Chinese doctrines.

Chinese Zodiac Signs Compatibility

Compatibility in a long term relationship involves so much more than physical attraction. Chinese animal zodiac also have compatibility chart, so you can read - how to build better relationships. How do you handle money? How good are you at completing domestic chores? At impressing your partner’s business acquaintances? All of these things factor in to a blissfully happy relationship. If your partner has a hard time saving money, it is better for your relationship if you are good with finances. If you are exceedingly ambitious, it benefits you to find a partner who enjoys domestic chores so that your home will be taken care of. If one of you has a tendency to act without thinking, it is best if the other is cautious and can offer wise advice.

Chinese Zodiac Love

Love is a complex feeling, giving incredible happiness or plunging into the abyss of low passions. How successful a union of a man and a woman will be largely depended on their belonging to a certain sign of the Chinese zodiac. The Love section of the Chinese Horoscope contains accurate information about the temperament, personal preferences of a person in accordance with the year of his birth. Knowledge of the personality will help to better understand the inner world of the partner, to understand and accept certain characteristics of the character.

Chinese Zodiac Men

Men section on the Chinese Horoscope contains information about the representatives of each of the 12 signs of the eastern zodiac. The patronage of the animal, corresponding to the year of birth, gives a person a bright personality, in many ways predetermines his fate. The eastern horoscope very accurately reveals the person’s personality. The knowledge of the ancient sages will help a man to better understand himself, provide an opportunity to change life for the better. For women, this section will help to make the right choice, detailing the nature of the potential elect.

Chinese Zodiac Women

A woman is a mysterious creature, a beautiful creature of nature. Her thoughts and actions are a mystery to men. In the Chinese horoscope, 12 signs of the zodiac, a representative of each of them has a unique set of qualities. The Woman in Chinese Horoscope section contains detailed information revealing the personality of beautiful ladies and the secrets of their temperament. A woman can better understand her desires and feelings. A man will get an idea of the nature of his chosen one, be able to properly build relationships with her.

Chinese Zodiac Children

Chinese Zodiac Years

The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year in that cycle related to an animal sign. There are - the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. There are also 5 elements in the zodiac associated with the animals and their personalities: Wood, Earth, Fire, Water and Metal.