"Chinese Horoscope:In Chinese..." Chinese zodiac/Feng Shui and more Tip by Quinevere

Chinese Horoscope:

In Chinese astrology, the years are categorized by twelve animals in this order: the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Sheep, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Boar. But why these animals in these order? One legend is that they were selected by Buddha for their respectful presence during celebration prayers. The other is that the Heavenly Jade Emperor was pleased by these animals who were assembled by his courtiers for his amusement. The third one is about the competition of all animals to cross the fast-moving Lo River being organized by the King of Heaven with the first twelve to represent the years of calendar. But how come the Rat won? It's because the Rat was clever enough to hitch a ride on the back of the Ox and before reaching the finishing line, he jumped off and won the race. The year 2004 is the Year of Money starting on 22nd Jan.
If you are interested in Chinese Horoscope, check this site: http://chinese.astrology.com/

.......Well, I just found a way to let these 12 animals into your mind....Shhh....keep it secret, OK?
ROll The Real DRAGON SHxt for 'Soup' Making, Really Delicious! Burr...maybe it's a bit crazy to have this idea, but it came to my mind when I think of the Harvard way to remember the twelve cranial nerves.

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  • Updated Jan 28, 2004
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