CHINESE ASTROLOGY - ANIMAL INSTINCT OR HUMAN MAGNETISM?

The 12 Animal Zodiac in Chinese Astrology is one of the many systems used to tell a person’s character and
personality traits based on the year of birth. Under this system, each animal sign has its own strengths and
weaknesses, compass directions, elemental association, color and season.

Rat is associated with the compass direction of north 2, the element of metal, the color of black and the
middle of winter. The rat is active, intelligent and quick to spot an opportunity but can be petty, nosy and
overly critical.

Ox is associated with the compass direction of northeast 1, the element of earth, the color of yellow and the
end of winter. The Ox is quite and steady, logical and persevering but can be stubborn and hot headed.

Tiger is associated with the compass direction of northeast 3, the element of wood, the color of green and
the beginning of spring. The tiger is enthusiastic, positive minded and like new challenges but can be overly
aggressive and self-centred.

Rabbit is associated with the compass direction of east 2, the element of wood, the color of green and the
middle of spring. The rabbit is peaceful, sensitive and detailed oriented but can be too conservative and risk
averse.

Dragon is associated with the compass direction of southeast 1, the element of earth, the color of yellow
and the end of spring. The dragon is charismatic, lively and confident but can be cocky, too outspoken and
easily feel frustrated.

Snake is associated with the compass direction of southeast 3, the element of fire, the color of red and the
beginning of summer. The snake is active, decisive and judicious but can be easily provoked and dislike to be
proven wrong.  

Horse is associated with the compass direction of south 2, the element of fire, the color of red and the middle
of summer. The horse is independent, gregarious and eloquent but can be insecure, impulsive and unable to
keep a secret.

Goat is associated with the compass direction of southwest 1, the element of earth, the color of yellow and
the end of summer. The goat is considerate, gentle and trustworthy but can be overly sensitive, dreamy and
slow in making decision.

Monkey is associated with the compass direction of southwest 3, the element of metal, the color of white
and the beginning of autumn. The monkey is intelligent, observant and adaptive but can be cunning and
manipulative.

Rooster is associated with the compass direction of west 2, the element of metal, the color of white and the
middle of autumn. The rooster is charming, well groomed and compassionate but can be vain, direct and
straight forward.

Dog is associated with the compass direction of northwest 1, the element of earth, the color of yellow and
the end of autumn. The dog is honest, courageous and loyal but can be pessimistic, anxious and overly
critical.  

Pig is associated with the compass direction of northwest 3, the element of water, the color of black and the
beginning of winter. The pig is caring, honest and tolerant but can be naive and easily excited into acting
inappropriately.

For a more accurate and in-depth reading of your character and personality traits, a fortune teller will need to
analyze your natal chart based on your date of birth and gender. In Chinese Astrology or Ba Zi, your natal
chart is represented by four pillars which correlate to your hour, day, month and year of birth. These pillars
are akin to a person genetic codes and hold the key to the person destiny. For a free reading of your destiny,
you can visit
www.proactive-qi.com/Destiny.html.
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