According to the Chinese calendar, a new year starts with the New Moon after the completion of one full lunar cycle. In 2022, the Chinese New year would begin on 1, February and would last until 23, January 2023. Mercury would be the ruling planet for this Chinese lunar year. It is concerned with knowledge, intelligence, abundance and balance. It helps us to solve complex life problems and brings about financial prosperity. Mercury is all about harmony, vitality and strength and freedom.
Water would be the ruling element for this Chinese year. In Chinese astrology water denotes pacification, mutual understanding, wisdom and regularity. The year 2022 would be the year of the Water Tiger according to the Chinese calendar. Tiger is a striped predator which has the masculine energy of Yang. Tiger stands for courage, determination and aggression.
This year of the Tiger forebodes development, creation of new ties and developing personal bonds. The year asks for hard work and good rest and there would be no intermediate state. People born in the year of the Tiger would be very are sensitive, are good thinkers and are sympathetic too. They usually lose their temper easily, especially they are not compatible with elders in society and authorities in profession. Tiger natives are also known for their indecisive nature. They are always suspicious of others, but are highly powerful and courageous. Dragons, Dogs and Horse people would be more compatible with the Tiger folks than the other animal signs of the Chinese zodiac.
The Tiger is said to be the king of beasts, particularly in China. The zodiac sign Tiger is a symbol of strength and braveness. Tiger is said to be an animal that represents luck in Chinese society.
The Tiger ranks third among the animals of the Chinese zodiac . The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.
Each year is related to an animal sign according to a 12-year-cycle.
|2022||February 1, 2022 – January 21, 2023||Water Tiger|
|2010||February 14, 2010 – February 2, 2011||Gold Tiger|
|1998||January 28, 1998 – February 15, 1999||Earth Tiger|
|1986||February 9, 1986 – January 28, 1987||Fire Tiger|
|1974||January 23, 1974 – February 10, 1975||Wood Tiger|
|1962||February 5, 1962 – January 24, 1963||Water Tiger|
|1950||February 17, 1950 – February 5, 1951||Gold Tiger|
|1938||January 31, 1938 – February 18, 1939||Earth Tiger|
|1926||February 13, 1926 – February 1, 1927||Fire Tiger|
• Lucky numbers : 1, 3, and 4
• Lucky days : the 16th and 27th of any Chinese lunar month
• Lucky colors : blue, gray, orange
• Lucky flowers : yellow lily, cineraria
• Lucky direction : east, north, south
• Lucky months : the 3rd, 7th, and 10th Chinese lunar months.
• Unlucky color : brown
• Unlucky numbers : 6, 7, and 8
• Unlucky direction : southwest
• Unlucky months : the 1st, 4th, 5th and 11th of the Chinese lunar months.
2023 is the Year of the Rabbit
(xin nián kuái lé) Happy Chinese New Year