||CHINESE & WESTERN SIGNS PRESENTATION
RAT (1924-36-48-60-72-84-96)* 1st sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Water - Direction: North - Polarity: Yin - Color: Black
Forces: alluring, energetic, sociable, good counsellor, clear-sighted, effective, pleasant, amusing, sentimental, passionate, faithful, family sense.
Weaknesses: profiteer, manipulator, covetous, petty, avid of power, suspicious, anxious, destructive, aggressive, anxious, agitated.
OX (1925-37-49-61-73-85-97)* 2nd sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Earth - Direction: North-East - Polarity: Yin-Yang - Color: Yellow
Forces: hard working, methodical, proud, balanced, chief, resistant, silent, inspires confidence, spirit of sacrifice, bears suffering.
Weaknesses: slow, oaf, obstinate, authoritative, rigid, bad loser, vindictive, jealous, conservative, misunderstood.
TIGER (1926-38-50-62-74-86-98)* 3th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Wood - Direction: North-East - Polarity: Yang - Color: Green
Forces: courageous, noble, active, magnetic, lucky, protective, chief, physical/sexual power, sensitive, independent, deep, generous.
Weaknesses: undisciplined, conceited, aggressive, solitary, bold, irascible, disrespectful of authority, quarreller, unsettled.
RABBIT (1927-39-51-63-75-87-99)* 4th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Wood - Direction: East - Polarity: Yin - Color: Green
Forces: refined, discrete, virtuous, diplomatic, welcoming, Master of oneself, full of solicitude, clever, sensitive, faithful, traditional, sociable, not rancorous.
Weaknesses: pedant, distant, secret, exaggerated delicacy, timorous, dandy, hypochondriac, old fashioned.
DRAGON (1928-40-52-64-76-88-00)* 5th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Earth - Direction: South-East - Polarity: Yin-Yang - Color: Yellow
Forces: enthusiastic, intuitive, captivating, intrepid, carried by success, generous, tough, full of vitality, healthy, cosmic.
Weaknesses: big mouthed, overconfident, dissatisfied, inflexible, demanding, pitiless, tyrannical, exhibitionist, ambiguous, detached of the world.
SNAKE (1929-41-53-65-77-89)* 6th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Fire - Direction: South-East - Polarity: Yang - Color: Red
Forces: cultivated, cerebral, intuitive, attractive, discrete, methodical, far-sighted, philosopher, elegant, calm.
Weaknesses: ostentatious, lazy, unsteady, possessive, bad loser, vindicatory, dissimulator, phlegmatic, extravagant, selfish.
HORSE (1930-42-54-66-78-90)* 7th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Fire - Direction: South - Polarity: Yang - Color: Red
Forces: powerful, hard worker, independent, skilful, frank, eloquent, honest, attractive, persuasive, effective, sentimental, athletic.
Weaknesses: selfish, impatient, irascible, dandy, lack of tact, brutal, pitiless, lack of sense of listening and observation.
GOAT (1931-43-55-67-79-91)* 8th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Earth - Direction: South-West - Polarity: Yin-Yang - Color: Yellow
Forces: elegant, creative, pleasant, malleable, soft, simple, altruist, delicate, peaceful, persevering, good tastes and good manners.
Weaknesses: capricious, hesitant, susceptible to influence, naïve, undisciplined, irresponsible, lack of authority, madly extravagant, taste of luxury.
MONKEY (1932-44-56-68-80-92)* 9th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Metal - Direction: South-West - Polarity: Yang - Color: White
Forces: extremely intelligent, inventive, enthusiastic, charming, tempting, alert, lucid, stimulant, flexible, skilful in business and with its hands.
Weaknesses: unscrupulous, dissimulator, crafty, pitiless in business, swindler, tactician, youthful, faithless, verbose, opportunist.
ROOSTER (1933-45-57-69-81-93)* 10th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Metal - Direction: West - Polarity: Yin - Color: White
Forces: industrial, resourceful, lively, frank, overconfident, elegant, attractive, courageous, popular, sincere, generous, adventurous.
Weaknesses: boasting, pompous, shameless, naïve, stupid, maniac, limited, extravagant, short-sighted, quarrelsome, authoritarian, show off, easy prey.
DOG (1934-46-58-70-82-94)* 11th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Earth - Direction: North-West - Polarity: Yin-Yang - Color: Yellow
Forces: honest, devoted, courageous, faithful, modest, satisfied, discrete, respectable, altruist, philosopher, intelligent, attentive.
Weaknesses: on the defensive, anxious, pessimist, critical, cynical, introverted, forbidding, dependent affectively and sexually.
PIG (1935-47-59-71-83-95)* 12th sign of the Chinese Zodiac
Element: Water - Direction: North-West - Polarity: Yin - Color: Black
Forces: scrupulous, honest, cultivated, deep, sensitive, peaceful, conscientious, focused, sensual, life lover.
Weaknesses: naïve, disarmed, underconfident, credulous, uncompetitive, easy prey, epicurean, dependent affectively and sexually.
* The beginning of the Chinese year is variable and corresponds to the Summer Solstice. Check the Lunar Calendar Table to learn more about the Chinese years.
ARIES (21 March - 20 April) 1st sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Cardinal - Element: Fire - Planet: Mars - Season: Spring - Metal: Iron - Stone: Ruby, Red Jasper - Color: red - Sensual area: head
Forces: courageous, combative, enthusiastic, generous, dynamic, powerful, chivalrous, rapid, sense of the mission, optimist, frank, sportsman.
Weaknesses: limited, aggressive, egotistic, awkward, lack of psychology and diplomacy, short term view, bad management of energy.
TAURUS (21 April – 20 May) 2nd sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Fixed - Element: Earth - Planet: Venus - Season: Spring - Metal: Copper - Stone: Emerald, Rose Quartz - Color: green - Sensual area: neck
Forces: faithful, lucid, focused, powerful, resistant, sensual, gracious, creative, long-term sight, great capacity of work, not easily offended.
Weaknesses: possessive, jealous, avid, quick-tempered, stubborn, fatalistic, slave of routine, blind to reality, destructor, credulous in affection.
GEMINI (21 May - 21 Juin) 3rd sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Mutable - Element: Air - Planet: Mercury - Season: Spring - Metal: Mercury - Stone: Agate, Fluorite - Color: yellow - Sensual area: hands
Forces: clever, merry, skilful, flexible, clear-sighted, resourceful, intelligent, friendly, available, persuasive, adaptable, clairvoyant.
Weaknesses: crafty, dispersed, nervous, playful, lying, machiavellian, opportunist, off-hand, fear of engagement, dissimulating.
CANCER (22 June - 22 July) 4th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Cardinal - Element: Water - Planet: Moon - Season: Summer - Metal: Silver - Stone: Moonstone, Rock Crystal - Color: turquoise - Sensual area: breasts
Forces: sensitive, devoted, discrete, tough, moderated, sense of family and listening, fertile artist, imagination, collective memory.
Weaknesses: whimsical, being wary, slow, capricious, sulky, addicted to the past, crybaby, susceptible to influence, timorous, easily offended.
LEO (23 July – 22 August) 5th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Fixed - Element: Fire - Planet: Sun - Season: Summer - Metal: Gold - Stone: Amber, Diamond - Color: gold - Sensual area: back
Forces: autonomous, realistic, mature, honest, generous, protective, good organizer, sociable, dynamic, sense of the family and friendship, sportsman.
Weaknesses: egocentric, superficial, conceited, naïve, scornful, socialite, snob, primary psychology, tyrannical, bombastic.
VIRGO (23 August – 22 Sept.) 6th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Mutable - Element: Earth - Planet: Mercury - Season: Summer - Metal: Mercury - Stone: Sapphire, Topaz - Color: beige - Sensual area: stomach
Forces: methodical, objective, person in charge, honest, effective, perfectionist logic, meticulous, modest, charitable, sincere, devoted.
Weaknesses: petty, materialist, calculator, cold, maniac, austere, shy, jealous, moralist, lack of ambition, hypochondriac.
LIBRA (23 Sept. – 22 Oct.) 7th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Cardinal - Element: Air - Planet: Venus - Season: Fall - Metal: Copper - Stone: Opal, Jade - Color: pink - Sensual area: buttocks
Forces: sense of harmony, delicate, elegant, sociable, aesthete, creative, moderated, adaptable, tolerant, sense of compromise, healthy, positive, fair.
Weaknesses: pretentious, scornful, undecided, affected, opportunist, timorous, quitter, hypocrite, affected, taste of gossip.
SCORPIO (23 Oct. – 22 Nov.) 8th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Fixed - Element: Water - Planet: Mars, Pluto - Season: Fall - Metal: Steel - Stone: Grenat, Bloodstone - Color: dark red - Sensual area: genital organs
Forces: magnetic, clear-sighted, intuitive, clairvoyant, resistant, courageous, tough, intense, impassioned, interdependent, artistic fruitfulness.
Weaknesses: destructor, unsociable, brutal, jealous, avid of power, immoral, mystifying, pervert, nihilist, extremist.
SAGITTARIUS (23 Nov. - 21 Dec.) 9th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Mutable - Element: Fire - Planet: Jupiter - Season: Fall - Metal: Tin - Stone: Amethyst, Lapis-Lazuli - Color: purple - Sensual area: thighs
Forces: optimist, enthusiastic, generous, humanist, spiritual, chivalrous, daring, independent, ambitious, sportsman.
Weaknesses: emphatic, insensitive, selfish, imprudent, authoritative, excessive, dogmatic, faithless, libertarian, playful.
CAPRICORN (22 Déc. - 19 Jan.) 10th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Cardinal - Element: Earth - Planet: Saturn - Season: Winter - Metal: Lead - Stone: Onyx, Black Tourmaline - Color: black - Sensual area: knees
Forces: rigorous, methodical, enduring, honest, reliable, calm, responsible, far-sighted, realistic, sense of tact and diplomacy, philosopher.
Weaknesses: rigid, materialistic, cold, pessimist, suspicious, miserly, conservative, moralizer, tyrannical, introvert, suspicious.
AQUARIUS (20 Jan. - 18 Feb.) 11th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Fixed - Element: Air - Planet: Uranus - Season: Winter - Metal: Uranium - Stone: Pearl, Zircon - Color: grey - Sensual area: ankles
Forces: original, inventive, dynamic, independent, adventurer, optimist, altruist, rational, progressive, cosmic, interdependent.
Weaknesses: lack of affectivity, disincarnated, revolted, changeable, immature, highly-strung, cyclothymiacs, mechanical, fear of engagement.
PISCES (19 Feb. - 20 March) 12th sign of the Western Zodiac
Modality: Mutable - Element: Water - Planet: Neptune - Season: Winter - Metal: Tin - Stone: Coral, Aquamarine - Color: sea blue - Sensual area: feet
Forces: inspired, sensitive, receptive, artistic, fluid, mystic, sensual, clairvoyant, sympathizing, sentimental, sense of plasticity, music lover.
Weaknesses: blurred, mythomaniac, superstitious, cynical, easily influenced, perverted, amoral, imperceptible, womanizer, unreliable, alcoholic, suicidal.