Years of the Snake
In the Chinese zodiac, the Snake is listed after the Dragon, but its place and its significance as a symbol of worship is far less than that of the Dragon. it carries the meanings of malevolence, cattiness and mystery, as well as acumen, divination and the ability to distinguish herbs. In some places, people believe that a snake found in their court can bring delight. During Spring Festival, people like to paste onto their doors and windows the paper-cut 'Fu' character (happiness), combined with a snake twisting around a rabbit onto their doors and windows as a popular pattern indicating wealth.
Good temper and a skill at communicating but saying little are their good characteristics. 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.
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.
Horoscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: si
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): huo (fire)
Yin Yang: yin
Auspicious Directions: northeast, southwest and south
Lucky Colors: red, light yellow, black; Avoid: white, golden, brown
Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9; Avoid: 1, 6, 7
Lucky Flowers: orchid, cactus
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: ox, rooster; Avoid: tiger, pig
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Snake
Elizabeth I, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali, Jacqueline Onassis, Charles Darwin, Picasso, Clara Barton, Liz Claiborne, Fannie Farmer, Audrey Hepburn, Anne Frank, Ellen Goodman, Carole King, Shakira, Demi Moore, Elizabeth Hurley, Edward Furlong, Liv Tyler, Kim Basinger, Kristen Davis, Martha Stewart, Piper Perabo, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alyson Michalka, Daniel Radcliffe, Hayden Panetierre, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Liu Bang (Emperor Gaozu of China’s Western Han Dynasty 202 BC - 9 AD), Xiang Yu (Liu Bang’s opponent), Qu Yuan (a patriotic poet in the Warring States Period 475 - 221 BC), Chairman Mao Zedong, Gong Li
Fortune Foretelling in 2015
The fortune of snake people will be unstable in 2015. When cooperating with others, they should be very cautious in case of being cheated. They will have extra income as well as unexpected expenses. It is necessary to make a good financial plan. People born in the second half of a snake year can make a wise investment and those born in the first half year should focus on further study. This is a good year to study or work abroad, where they may have unexpected luck.
Career: 2015 will be a busy year for snake people. They may have to work hard all the year around, but there will be little change in salary and position. Besides, the chance of promotion won’t fall upon them, so they should just work as usual and make progress little by little. When signing a contract, they should be very cautious and read each entry carefully. They also need to maintain a good relationship with their colleagues and leaders.
Wealth: They will have a stable income, both for the working class and businesspeople. Good financial fortune will occur in April and October, when they may consider making a wise investment. In January, February, May and December, they should control their expenses, or they may fail to make ends meet. Snake people born in the years of 1953 and 1965 are expected to have good luck in their career. Accordingly, they may enjoy a salary rise.
Relationships: Females may become pregnant in 2015 and their babies will get along with their families in the future. Singles may meet their love if they participate in many social activities. Lovers will maintain a harmonious relationship. This is a good year to get married. Couples will have a unstable relationship with their partners. They should spend much time communicating, or there will be extramarital affairs. In January, April, July and October, snake people are more likely to get into trouble in their interpersonal relationships. Based on Chinese astrology, things will be improved if setting nine pink roses in the southwest area of their houses.
Health: Females should go to see a doctor right away when they feel unwell, because they may get certain gynecological disease or other chronic diseases. In January, April, July and November, snake people should be careful driving to avoid a traffic accident. In September and October, they are suggested to be careful riding a bike or hiking in case of any unexpected injury. People born in the years of 1917 and 1977 should control their emotions, or they may get insomnia. 1953 snake people should pay attention to the discomfort in their urinary system and 1965 people may feel uncomfortable in their abdomen, intestines and stomach.
Study: Snake students will not perform as well as the last year. They probably have made some bad friends who influence their enthusiasm for study. Or they may spend too much time on extracurricular activities. Children born in the year of 2001 should be paid great attention, because they may get more stubborn and start to get uninterested in study in 2015.