All posts tagged: Lunar new year

Earth Dog

Welcome to the Year of the Earth Dog

Earth Dog – energy changes Welcome to the Year of the Earth Dog, the eleventh of the 12 years in a 12 year Chinese cycle that begins with the Year of the Rat and will end with the Year of the Pig, which starts next February. The Year of the Earth Dog starts on the 17th February and will run through to the 5th February 2019. So what changes in a new lunar year? The rulership of the year changes as we move from the domain of the Rooster and into the reign of the Dog and with that the energy changes. Yet as well as the energy changing from that of the Rooster to the Dog, we also have a shift from Yin to Yang energy. One of the most powerful forces in Chinese Astrology is the interplay between Yin and Yang energy and a need for balance between the two. In a Yin year, we need to apply more Yang to balance this out and in a Yang year we need to apply …

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year starts tomorrow!

Chinese New Year – 16th of February Chinese New Year 2018 is a global celebration and will soon be upon us with spectacular events. Also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival. The date of Chinese New Year differs from year to year and starts this time on the 16th of February. (Dates Normally fall between 21th January and 20 February). A zodiac animal on the lunar-solar Chinese calendar is represented annually. The Chinese New Year has been associated with the Chinese Zodiac since the Spring Autumn Period (771 to 476 BC). The Chinese Zodiac runs on a cycle of 12 years, with each year denoting one of the 12 animals. The 12 animals are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Clarify all the topics that have been bugging you. Get a true psychic reading! People are said to hold similar personality traits to the animal named after the year they were born and interestingly. Here is the list of the Zodiacs and the related years: …