Happy Chinese New Year: Yang Earth Dog Brown
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In China and other Eastern countries, the calendar is governed by the Moon, is why not start the year on 1 January but in late January or early February. It is the oldest known calendar and its origins date back to 2637 before Christ, when Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the zodiac in the year 61 of his reign. Each cycle takes 60 met years and consists of five cycles of 12 years each. Cycle 78 began on February 1984 and end at the 2044. This year China will celebrate its year 4716 and start the day 16 February, according to the Chinese lunar calendar, and end on 4 February 2019. This year corresponds to the Year of the Dog, more specifically
Yang Earth Dog Brown
According to legend, when Siddharta Gautama, Buddha, was ready to take his last journey to spiritual life, back in the eleventh century BC, set out to gather all the animals of the earth to witness his last will. To his surprise, only twelve of them came to his call and did so in the following order: First came the Rat, then followed the Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, the Dragon, the snake, Horse, sheep, monkey, the rooster, the dog and finally the Pig. Buddha, in appreciation, He turned these twelve animals in the Chinese Zodiac twelve symbols. In this way each animal rule for one and all individuals born in that period would have similar characteristics, but not identical because every human being is unique due to three key factors: the time of birth or ascending, the Yin and Yang, opposing forces in the universe and the five primary elements that alludes Chinese wisdom: Water (ruled by Mercury), Metal (ruled by Venus), Fire (ruled by Mars), Wood (governed by Jupiter) and Earth (governed by Saturn).
According to experts in Chinese astrology, The dog is the most humanistic Zodiac. This year is a year in which we reinvent ourselves and return to the priorities. He returned to the family as the basis for survival; cut ties, interrupted, hurt, you will find an echo among his own family.