Because the zodiac animal cycle of 12 is divided by two, each zodiac sign can only appear as yin or yang: the dragon is always yang, the snake is always yin, and so on. Within this framework, both signs are equal in power and neither can defeat the other.
As snakes are associated with wisdom and dragons with strength, it makes sense that the Snake is always yin and the Dragon always yang. However, since snakes are slithery and slow-moving, they are not usually considered to be a powerful creature; rather, they are known for their cunning and ability to trick others. Similarly, since dragons are large and fiery, they are usually seen as a threat or danger, not as something wise or peaceful like a snake. Therefore, it makes sense that the Dragon would be yang and the Snake would be yin.
In short, both snakes and dragons are yin and yang; they just differ in degree. Snakes are less yin and more yang than dragons, so they can be found everywhere in nature around us. While dragons are rare compared to snakes, they are still present in many forms throughout human history and culture. Snakes have been part of human mythology for as long as humans have been able to remember past lives or future events. Dragons, however, are more recent additions to human history.
The Snake is the sixth Chinese zodiac sign in the 12-year cycle. The Snake years are 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037.. The snake represents malevolence, cattiness, mystery, as well as acumen and divination. It is said that if you know how to treat a snakebite during a snake year, then you will be blessed with good health for the rest of your life.
The Chinese believe that animals have their own spirit and they can also possess people. If this spirit enters a person without his/her knowledge, it can cause many problems. There are two ways to release this spirit: exorcism or blessing. An exorcist is a priest or Buddhist monk who has learned how to drive out evil spirits using religious practices. A blessing is when someone uses the power of prayer to protect you from harm and good luck. In both cases, the aim is to keep you safe and sound.
Snakes are known for their ability to strike without warning which makes them dangerous creatures. However, snakes also symbolize wisdom and intelligence because they can hide themselves perfectly until the right moment to strike. Also, they can unroll their bodies into a long line to encircle their prey before striking which shows how cunning they are.
In Chinese astrology, the Snake is said to be intelligent, loyal, and ambitious.
Elements of basic astrology The Snake is the sixth of the 12 signs, and it is most compatible with the Ox (2nd sign, Niu, Earthly Branch: Chou) and the Rooster (10th sign, Ji/Ji [simplified Chinese: Ji], Earthly Branch: You). The pig, on the other hand, is the most incompatible. The Snake is a terrestrial sign which means it is compatible with all planets that have a physical presence on earth such as Earth, Mars, and Uranus. It is also considered compatible with Pluto because it is a celestial body.
Snakes are secretive and discreet, but they also know how to get what they want. That's why they are so successful in business: they find ways to persuade others to buy from them. A Snake can be either male or female, but most often they are born male. They may choose to live as females for cultural reasons; sometimes this choice is permanent. Snakes who live as males are called "eunuchs".
Snakes are very intelligent and have many talents. They may not show these skills openly, though; usually they keep them hidden under a tough exterior. This is because snakes are always looking out for number one, and being smart will only get them into trouble. If someone knows more about something than they do, then they will try to take advantage of this knowledge. This can lead to fights or escapes.
Snakes are loyal to their friends and family.
The Chinese zodiac's fifth animal is the dragon. The dragon signifies good luck, power, and health in Chinese culture, as well as the male element, Yang. People born in the year of the dragon have charming, clever, confident, and forceful personalities, and they are inherently lucky and gifted. They are usually active and energetic, with strong willpower and a desire to succeed. Their charm and charisma can lead them to become entertainers or politicians.
Dragons typically have long lifespans and are known for their wisdom and knowledge. They are most common in Asia and Africa, where they account for about half of all zodiac signs. In Europe, there are only four dragons, while in America only one person has ever been born with this sign.
Dragons have powerful physical presences and are often used in mythology to symbolize danger or destruction. However, they do not like fighting unless forced to do so, then they are very efficient at it. When not battling, dragons like to play games, sleep a lot, and eat delicious food. They also enjoy reading and writing but only if there is no chance of being attacked by monsters!
In Chinese astrology, the dragon is the fifth animal in the zodiac and corresponds to the elements fire and metal. It appears on each animal's chart once, determining one's unique personality and characteristics. Although dragons are associated with good fortune and beauty, they can also be vain and selfish.
Characters and Destinies of the Chinese Zodiac Snakes of the Five Elements
|Snake Year||Lunar Zodiac Year||Element and Sign|
|1977||Feb. 18, 1977 – Feb. 6, 1978||Fire Snake|
|1989||Feb. 6, 1989 –Jan. 26, 1990||Earth Snake|
|2001||Jan. 24, 2001 –Feb. 11, 2002||Gold Snake|
|2013||Feb. 10, 2013 – Jan. 30, 2014||Water Snake|