Saturday, January 5, 2013

2013 The Year of the Snake

According to the Chinese 2013 is the Year of the Snake. The dates for the Chinese New Year vary does not fall on the same day each year. This year it falls on 10 February. And because this year relates to Water or Black it is known as The Water Snake or The Black Snake.This 2013 year of Snake is meant for steady progress and attention to detail. "Focus and discipline will be necessary for you to achieve what you set out to create.

The snake is a studious creature. Preferring quiet predictability to ruckus and mayhem. Peaceful solitude is also a Saturn preference. It's not surprising that Saturn has such a strong influence during the year of the Snake.

There is no need to put yourself out there. Consider this 2013 year to focus within. You won't be drawn to social situations as you are more interested in serious progress not superficial chit chat. Allow yourself withdrawal as it is necessary to self reflect and ponder situations.

Celebrate the 2013 year of the black Snake with dark colored clothing. Honor this transformative beginning with a day positive thoughts. It is tradition to place a pine twig out to represent the Snake. In mythology the Snake often represented healing of the physical body while shifting to a more spiritual outlook. Expect a true release of past blockages this 2013 year. A great deal of quite progress can be made in the 2013 year of the Snake with the help of the planetary energy. Slow and steady wins the race in 2013 year of Snake."

According to Chinese Astrology, the Year of the Snake person is a smart person.

They think of clever schemes in a cold calculating manner.

"Strengths

They often have a good temper and a skill at communicating but say little. They possess gracious morality and great wisdom. They are usually financially secure and do not have to worry about money. They have tremendous sympathy for others and would like to take actions to help ther fellow human beings. They are determined to accomplished their goals hate to fail. Although they look calm on the surface, they are intense and passionate. They have a rich source of inspiration and understand themselves well. They are people of great perception. Women under the sign of the snake do well in housework but are irritable.

Weaknesses

They are likely to be jealous and suspicious. They should be cautious about what they discuss with others, as it might cause them to lose friendship and opportunities. They tend to overdo things. They prefer to rely on themselves and have doubts about other people's judgment. They are courteous with polite manners, but they can be headstrong. They are fickle and usually have problems in relationships or marriage problems."

Famous people born this year are Darwin, Edgar Allen Poe, and Abraham Lincoln, Dick Cheney, Bob Dylan, John F. Kennedy, James Joyce, Pablo Picasso, Martha Stewart, Kanye West, andOprah Winfrey.

Years of the Snake according to Chinese Astrology(If you were born between the following dates you are a Snake)

01/23/1917-02/10/1918 ** 02/10/1929-01/29/1930

01/27/1941-02/14/1942 ** 02/14/1953-02/02/1954

02/02/1965-01/20/1966 ** 02/18/1977-02/06/1978

02/06/1989-01/26/1990 ** 01/24/2001-02/11/2002

02/10/2013-01/30/2014

Sources:

http://www.gotohoroscope.com/2013-yearly-horoscope.html

http://www.about-sichuan-china.com/year-of-the-snake-2013.html

http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/social_customs/zodiac/snake.htm

http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow1/apr99/calendar/dog.htm http://www.chiff.com/a/chinese-horoscopes.htm