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Chinese Zodiac Symbol - Ox #2
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The ancient Chinese people developed a sophisticated science of astrology that continues to have a profound influence in China today. Rooted in the fundamentals of Taoism, it evolved into a system vastly different from Western astrology. Rather than determining personality by the time of year in which you were born, Taoist astrology focuses on the year itself to determine one's character. The years form a twelve-year cycle of signs, each named after an animal. Each lunar year is depicted by a characteristic animal trait; your birth year determines your dominant animal sign. The 12 animals that appear on the Chinese Zodiac calendar include rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and boar.
Chinese Zodiac Symbol - Ox: Those born in the Chou years are prudent and careful, earnest, firm and steady, and doing things on their own ideas or abilities, not easily disturbed by others or the environment. Before taking any action, they often have a careful thought, and stick to their ideas and strong physical strength. They have the temper of ox, make a clear distinction between the right and the wrong, act in accordance to the rules and persevere in their undertakings. They are gentle and kind, patriotic, idealistic and ambitious, pay great attention to their families and jobs, and are the conservatives in respecting the convention. Their emotions are rich, love and hatred is distinct, and they should be eventually successful despite some zigzags.