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- Chinese New Year -
2025 - The year of the Snake

THE SNAKE
2025, 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953

Sitting at the other end of the spectrum in the zodiac, the snake is the symbol of yin (female/ cool) energy. A wise sign that is enigmatic, the snake is full of unspoken mysteries. This sign is considered the most irresistible sign that can bewitch anyone in its presence. Snakes, although cool and collected on the surface, are intense and passionate in what they believe.
They rely on their own judgement and will not accept failure.
Snakes are said to be lucky with their finances and learn well from past mistakes. And although sympathetic to others, snakes are known to be miserly. They can be calculative and refuse to be coloured by the ideas and perceptions of others. They may be passionate but are also possessive and demand exclusivity. Snakes find power, wealth and fame irresistible and will plo to achieve their targets.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Snake:
Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Miss Pich Lifestyle, Norodom Sihamoni, Patricia Hy-Boulais, Pisith Pilika, Ben Stiller, Bob Dylan, Brandon Lee. Burt Bacharach, Charlie Sheen, Condoleeza Rice, Constance Marie, Darwin, Dennis Quaid, Desi Arnaz, Dolores del Rio, Edgar Allen Poe, Gilbert Roland, Ismael Rodríguez,
Oprah Winfrey, Jacqueline Kennedy, Keith Hernandez, Margo Albert, Martha Stewart, Movita Castaneda, Neil Diamond, Oprah Winfrey, Pierce Brosnan, Plácido Domingo, President Abraham Lincoln, Robert Downey Jr., Ryan O’Neal, Sara Jessica Parker,Shakira, and Tim Allen.

Health: Snakes prefer living a peaceful life, and they do not like a noisy environment. Snakes become easily stressed when their lives aren’t calm or in order. Therefore, a manageable workload would be good for them rather than a schedule of over workload. They need to spend lots of time to relax themselves. It's necessary to take vacation at a proper time. People should pay attention to the health of snake people, especially senior members in the family.

Career: Snakes are very creative and extremely diligent. Though snakes work very hard, they have a tendency to be job-hoppers for they will easily become bored. Snakes are great thinkers. Complex problems stimulate them. And of course they’re excellent problem-solvers and thrive under tight deadlines. Good career choices for Snakes include: scientist, analyst, investigator, painter, potter, jeweler, astrologer, magician, dietician, and sociologist.

The Best Love Match:    

Ox and Rooster
   
  Snake and Ox: Good Union happy with the Ox, who is content to be overrun by this family on condition that the Ox is always accepted as boss -- a role that the Snake willingly concedes in the home.
   
  Snake and Rooster: This is an excellent union and a love connection. Both are ambitious, methodical, and attentive to details. They may not appear to be a romantic couple, but work great in accumulating wealth in life, and they will achieve happiness in marriage. 
   

Words of Caution:    

The Snake and the Tiger are incompatible.
The Tiger mistrust the Snake for he (or she) sees the manipulative and secretive side of the Snake. The Snake is shrewd and cautious, who does not understand the Tigers trustworthy and open nature.

Yin/ Yang Yin
Directions: Northeast, Southwest, South
Lucky Colors: red, pale yellow, black
Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9
Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus

 

The Chinese zodiac signs are determined by the lunar year in which you were born. The Chinese believe the animal ruling one's birth year has a profound influence on personality, and destiny.
The saying is: "This animal hides in your heart."

Years Corresponding to Chinese Zodiac Signs:

Rat 1900 1912 1924 1936 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996 2008 2020
Ox 1901 1913 1925 1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997 2009 2021
Tiger 1902 1914 1926 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010 2022
Rabbit 1903 1915 1927 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011 2023
Dragon 1904 1916 1928 1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000 2012 2024
Snake 1905 1917 1929 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013 2025
Horse 1906 1918 1930 1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002 2014 2026
Goat 1907 1919 1931 1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003 2015 2027
Monkey 1908 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 2016 2028
Rooster 1909 1921 1933 1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005 2017 2029
Dog 1910 1922 1934 1946 1958 1970 1982 1994 2006 2018 2030
Boar 1911 1923 1935 1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007 2019 2031

The date of the Chinese New Year is determined by the Chinese calendar, a lunisolar calendar. The same calendar is used in countries that have adopted the Confucian and Buddhism tradition and in many cultures influenced by the Chinese. Chinese New Year starts on the first day of the new year containing a new moon (some sources even include New Year's Eve) and ends on the Lantern Festival fourteen days later. This occurs around the time of the full moon as each lunation is about 29.53 days in duration. In the Gregorian calendar, the Chinese New Year falls on different dates each year, on a date between January 21 and February 21.

Some web sites say the year 2017 is the 4717th Chinese year. If you cannot find the explanation, here is a possible answer for you: The Yellow King's inauguration was held in the spring of 2697 B.C. But the day that was used as the first day of the year was the winter solstice, which was around December 23rd, 2698 B.C. Today's January 1st meant nothing to the Yellow King. If we count that extra eight days in 2698 B.C., then year 2014 is the 4714th Chinese year

Chinese New Year Days: 

Year Chinese New Year begins Animal sign
     
2019 February 05 Boar
2020 January 25 Rat
2021 February 12 Ox
2022 February 01 Tiger
2023 January 22 Rabbit
2024 February 10 Dragon
2025 January 29 Snake
2026 February 17 Horse
2027 February 06 Goat
2028 January 26 Monkey
2029 February 13 Rooster
2030 February 03 Dog