Chinese Symbol for Taurus

Chinese symbol for Taurus Chinese Symbol for Taurus


Chinese symbol for Taurus is associated with the earthly branch symbol 巳 represented by the Snake.


The Snake (also known as the Serpent) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. 


To better understand Chinese symbol for Taurus, we have to look at principles behind Chinese astrology.

Details of Chinese Symbol for Taurus


It is based on the traditional astronomy and calendars. It does not calculate the positions of the sun, moon and planets at the time of birth.


The Chinese zodiac of twelve animal sign represents twelve different types of personality.


The animal signs assigned by year represent what others perceive you as being or how you present yourself. The combination of one's birth year, month, day and hour are a part of the 'four pillars' of Chinese astrology which determine one's fate.


According to Chinese zodiac, persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Snake," while also bearing the following elemental sign:


• 4 February 1905 – 24 January 1906: Wood Snake

• 23 January 1917 – 10 February 1918: Fire Snake

• 10 February 1929 – 29 January 1930: Earth Snake

• 27 January 1941 – 14 February 1942: Metal Snake

• 14 February 1953 – 2 February 1954: Water Snake

• 2 February 1965 – 20 January 1966: Wood Snake

• 18 February 1977 – 6 February 1978: Fire Snake

• 6 February 1989 – 26 January 1990: Earth Snake

• 24 January 2001 – 11 February 2002: Metal Snake

• 10 February 2013 – 30 January 2014: Water Snake

• 2025 – 2026: Wood Snake

• 2037 – 2038: Fire Snake


To sum it up, Chinese symbol for Taurus (associated with the earthly branch symbol 巳) is roughly equivalent to our western sign Taurus.


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