Top 10 Things to Know about Chinese Zodiac

Chinese zodiac is also called Shengxiao(生肖) in China. There are 12 zodiac animals in a circle order which can't be changed: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. These 12 animals are in a cycle which are used to record the year. It is believed that the people born in the same zodiac year will share some common personalities. The zodiac culture in China can be dated back to more than 2000 years ago. It is one of the important culture in ancient China. In modern China, people are still enjoying to talk about the zodiac topics, especially in the young people's life.

#One: What is your Chinese zodiac: Chinese zodiac year is calculated with the Chinese lunar calendar. When the Chinese New Year begins, then it comes to a New Zodiac Year. Feburay 12th is the New Year of 2021, so it is the Year of the Ox from the day Feburary 12th. And the year of the 2022 will be the year of Tiger from January 31st, 2022. If you are going to check your zodiac animal, then go to our 12 zodiac animals page.

#Two: When is Chinese zodiac begining: The origin of the Chinese zodiac can be dated back to more than 2000 years ago. It is said that the 12 zodiac animals has been seted since the Han Dynasty. In Han Dynasty, people use the animals to worship their ancestors and the Jade Emperor. In Chinese ancient stories, the Jade emperor wants to choose 12 animals to be his guard. The 12 animals are using their wisdom to get to the palace as soon as possible.

#Three: the Zodiac and the Personalities: Chinese people believe that the people who were born in the same zodiac year will share some common personalities. For example, they believe the people born in the pig year will have a moderate personality while the people born in the year of Ox will be very deligent.

#Four: Zodiac can affect your romance and marriage: In Chinese culture, people with different zodiac animals will have their better partners in some compartible zodiac animals. For example, Rat people and Ox people are very good partners, while ox and horse will be bad. The top 3 matches are: ox and rat, rabbit and goat, snake and rooster. So be carefull when you are choosing your lovers. If you are going to date a Chinese girl, then learn how to choose the topic with a Chinese girl.

#Five: Career and Fortune with Zodiac: Chinese zodiac is also used to tell one's career and fortune conditions. If you are in some good conditions, then you can do the right things to keep your good luck. But if you are in your bad conditions, then you have to do something to make your bad luck go away and reduce your lost in fortune.

#Six: Zodiac and birth of Children: In China, many parents will choose a good zodiac year, such as the Tiger, Dragon, Ox to give birth to their kids. They belive the good zodiac year will bring them good luck and good destiny. So when it comes to the year of these good zodiac animals, there will be much more births on these year.