Chinese zodiac and Western constellation(Part I)

in #chinese3 months ago

There are 12 constellations in western countries.

Each constellation is represented by date of birth.

There are 12 chinese zodiacs in China,too.

Each zodiac is also represented by year of birth.

So what is the feature and difference between chinese zodiac and western constellation?

2021 is the year of Ox in China.

So let me introduce you------ Ox (one of the 12 chinese zodiacs).

As you know, we have 24 hours a day. Each hour delegate one of zodiacs. So what time is for Ox?

01:00 --- 03:00

The above 3 hours is for Ox.

Do you know the time for another 11 chinese zodiac?

For male Ox and female Ox, You will have different fate in chinese traditional customs.

That is why males and females alwasys are treated differently in China.

So what year of birth can be connected with Ox zodiac?

2033-2021-2009-1997-1985-1973-1961-1949-1937-1925-1913

The above age group, Can you find out the rule of each age?

------Yes, 12 years difference.

The matchmaker will always check their zodiac for a couple of young men and women before they get marriage.

Because in chinese traditional customs, each zodiac will match some zodiacs and also conflict with some zodiacs.

for example:

Ox will match rat, snake and rooster.

Ox will conflict with dragon, horse,sheep,dog and rabbit.

But how can they say that? what is the rule?

As you know, there are 5 main elements in the world.

Gold

Wood

Water

Fire

Soil

In chinese traditional customes, the above 5 elements are mutual support and restraint.

Gold---support---Water Gold---restrain---Wood

Water---support---Wood Wood---restrain---Soil

Wood---support---Fire Soil---restrain---Water

Fire---support---Soil Water---restrain---Fire

Soil---support---Gold Fire---restrain---Gold

So what is the element for Ox? -----------Soil

Do you know the element for another chinese zodiac?

Rat--------------Water

Ox--------------Soil

Tiger------------Wood

Rabbit----------Wood

Dargon---------Soil

Snake-----------Fire

Horse-----------Fire

Sheep----------Soil

Monkey--------Gold

Rooster---------Gold

Dog-------------Soil

pig--------------Water

After you read the above rule, You will be the matchmaker,too. Of course, grade C matchmaker only.

That is for Ox for now.

By the way, Feb 11 is chinese traditional new year. It is the
zodiac-signs(2).jpg
beginning of the Ox year.

So Happy Ox Year to everyone!

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