The Zodiac Signs Animals represented by animals are basically rooted by the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, which is a circle of repeating 12 years, the signs and the animals in the Zodiac are related to the birth year and specific attributes of the individual.
According to the Chinese Zodiac a persons destiny can be determined on the position of planets, Moon, Sun at the time of the birth of a certain person.
Historically the animals in the Zodiac were tagged to specify the years. The 12 animals in the sequential Zodiac Calendar are
Your Chinese Zodiac Signs Animals is tagged with your birth year, relative to the Chinese Lunar year. One of the big questions that might come in your mind.
Why animals for the Zodiac Representation?
The 12 animals chosen to represent the Zodiac terms are backed by Chinese ancient traditions, their ways of living, their historic references, have lucky meanings. Some of the 12 Animals in the Zodiac are raised by the Chinese people and the other animals are traditionally very loved by the Chinese people.
Why in that Sequence?
The sequence of the 12 animals are backed by the even and odd number of their claws (both rear and front). All the animals generally has same number of rear and front claws but Rat has 4 toes (front legs) and 5 toes (rear legs). As an ancient saying ‘things are valued in proportion to its rarity’ so the Rat comes 1st in the sequence. Each animal has its relative meanings given by the ancient Chinese people. The animals relative to their attributes and sayings of ancient Chinese people are:
- RAT (Wisdom)
- OX (Industriousness)
- Tiger (Valor)
- Rabbit (Caution)
- Dragon (Strength)
- Snake (Flexibility)
- Horse (Forging ahead)
- Goat (Unity)
- Monkey (Changeability)
- Rooster (Being Constant)
- Dog (Fidelity)
- Pig (Amiability)