the westernized style of zodiac, the
Chinese zodiac actually dates back to
2500 BC during the reign of Emperor
This particular zodiac calendar
provides an annual look into activity
based on the moon’s cycles.
Beginning with a lunar year,
which can begin anytime from late
January to the middle of February, each
calendar consists of five cycles, each
being 12 years.
each of the 12 years, the Chinese zodiac
includes animals, which has a very
It is believed that before Lord
Buddha left the earth, he summoned all
of the animals to come before him.
However, of all the animals, only
12 showed up to bid him farewell.
In honor of these 12, Lord Buddha
named a year after them.
The belief is that the animal
associated with each year rules over it.
Therefore, the lifestyle and
personality of the person born under
that animal sign is strongly influenced
by that particular animal, being
supported by the old Chinese saying,
“This is the animal that hides in your
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Chinese dragon is the ultimate and the
most abiding symbol of good fortune and
lies at the heart of Chinese mythology
and is ubiquitous in Oriental art.
Chinese dragons are regarded as divine
mythical creatures that bring abundance,
prosperity and good luck and its
benevolence is known to augur goodness,
greatness and plentiful blessings. They
stand in contrast to the Western dragons
which are usually associated with evil.
Chinese dragon is the epitome of power,
courage, nobility and divinity with an
all-enduring trait that it would
overcome all obstacles till it achieves
success. They are known to have
terrestrial and celestial powers, which
is why they are loved, worshipped and
appeased. Their manifestations are used
for the deeply profound to the simple
things like children using dragon-shaped
boats and kites. In sum, the dragon’s
significance is its control over the
destiny of mankind. Click
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Zodiac Gemstone Chart
- Select a stone carving or
jewelry based on the standard Zodiac
Gemstone chart. Each sign lists several
The old standby, traditional and modern
birthstones. Our list includes many
alternatives to the more expensive
gemstones the jewelry stores recommend.
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