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Trivias about the 12 Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle

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The origin of the 12 animal signs is not very clear. But most legends credit Buddha (circa 563 - 483 B.C.) with the creation of the 12 animal cycle. Supposedly, he invited all the animals in jungle to visit him, but for some reason, only 12 animals showed up. To thank them, Buddha gave each animal a year which would be dedicated to that animal alone. The years were allocated in the order in which the animals arrived. The 12 animals appeared in this order: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, cock, dog and pig.

 

Trivias about the Year of the Dog

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The Chinese animal signs are a 12-year cycle used for dating the year. They represent a cyclical concept of time, rather than the western linear concept. The Chinese Lunar Calendar is based on the cycles of the month, and is constructed in a different fashion than the western solar calendar. It is the longest chronological record in history, dating from 2600 B.C., when Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the zodiac.

 

Trivias about Xavier School

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Many Jesuit missionaries who left China in 1949 found a new home and mission in the overseas Chinese community of the Philippines. Eventually, through sheer determination, perseverance, and faith, an international group of Jesuits led by the late Frs. Jean Desautels, Louis Papilla, and Cornelius Pineau set up Xavier School (Kuang Chi).

 

Trivias about the Year of the Pig

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According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 is a Year of the Pig (Fire) which begins on February 18, 2007 and ends on February 6, 2008. The Chinese New Year does not begin on 1st of January, but on a date, which corresponds with the second New Moon after the winter equinox, so it varies from year to year.

The years progress incycles of 12 and each year is represented by an animal. The cycle of 12 is repeated five times to form a large cycle of 60 years, and in each of the 12-year cycle, the animals are ascribed an element (wood, fire, earth, metal or water) with a Yin or Yang characteristics, which determines their characters. Thus, in a cycle of 60 years, no two animals are the same. The Year of the Pig is the last one in the 12-year cycle.

 

Trivias about the Year of the Snake

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Snake is well thought of, even venerated, for his wisdom, his sagacity, and his goodwill.

As far as those born under this sign, the Snake rnale is romantic and charming. He has a sense of humor and the female is usually beautiful and successful because of it.

The Snake dresses with the great deal of affection and even with certain ostentation: men born under the sign always have a bit of dandy about them, and women rave, for example, over smart accessories.

The Snake never wastes time in idle gossip. Very often he thinks deeply. He is an intellectual, a philosopher, and a celebral person. Yet he could dispense with his acquired wisdorn because his intuition is quite remarkable, if cultivated, it is something like clairvoyance. Similarly, he often relies on first impressions, on his own feelings, on his sympathies, rather than on facts, advice and opinions of others, or on his own experience and that of his colleagues. He seems to have sixth sense in this way.