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A Short Introduction To Oriental Zodiac Symbolism

by on Aug.08, 2013, under Japan

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Zodiac symbols have a remarkable position in the Japanese history. Even today, they haven’t lost their significance. According to the historical facts, Chinese method of calculating time in twelve units is the basis of these symbols.

Method of separating time and direction into different units and naming them with different animal names was imported to the Japanese culture. There are twelve units of this kind and it is believed that these units and the animals connected with each of them have a significant role in deciding one’s personality and character.

Rat is among these zodiac symbols and if you are born in the rat zone, as claimed by the Japanese belief, you are good-looking, cool and reliable. Also you are blessed to be diligent, purposeful and moreover, you are a man of great ambitions.

Believe it or not, you have enough potential for the success in life if you are born in the year of ox. You can inspire others also and lead them to success. Intelligent, silver-tongued and tolerant – all these great qualities suit you.

The Tiger is considered to be stubborn and short tempered as well as sensitive at the same time. Bravery is the overriding virtue of the tiger but they are also considered to be self centered and mean. People born in the year of the tiger are believed to be deep thinkers and comforters to the nearest ones.

Rabbit stands for good fortune and great aspirations. People having this zodiac symbol are faithful and are adored by others. Also they are fluent and possess exceptional abilities.

You are particular among the people if you are born in the year of dragon. Japanese dogma says that you are healthy, energetic, unyielding and courageous. Also you are believed to be rapidly responding to the circumstances.

Powerful wisdom, deep thinking and taciturnity are the peculiarities that make the people born in the year of snake so special. They tend to be money-wise and unfaltering.

Those own horse as their zodiac symbol are usually successful in their financial life in the opinion of Japanese belief. Quick-wittedness and proficiency play a good role in their success. Most of them are talkative, short-tempered and and appear to be impatient also.

Japanese Kanji symbols look more like pieces of art than simple writing. If you are interested in zodiac symbols from Japan please click on the links.

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