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Animal Symbols of the Lunar New Year


Animals  (tags: animal life, animal appreciation, animal symbolism, animal importance, new year, animals and society )

Deb
- 2637 days ago - bellaonline.com
The lunar New Year teaches us the importance of bilateral thinking through animal appreciation and universal connectivity.



   

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Terry King (113)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 7:52 am
Thank you for this interesting article.
 

Bob P (394)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 8:01 am
interesting thanks Deb
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 8:09 am
noted with thanks
 

Stelizan L (258)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 9:10 am
Thanks for sharing, Deb - and compliments of the season to everyone! Excuse the 'C2 amended' profile photo please!
 

Constance F (418)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 9:11 am
Thank you Deb. Right up my alley. Interesting about the change from lunar to solar, and I wonder if that had anything to do in part with negative connotations regarding the projected symbolism of the moon. A lunar is a more natural cycle, and a cycle that effects everything on earth. This reminds me I have to buy my lunar calendar for the year!
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 11:41 am
Interesting.
Thanks
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 11:43 am
Interesting.
Thanks
 

Lisa N (204)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 1:52 pm
Thank you Deb!
 

. (1)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 3:19 pm
Noted. Thank you Deb.
 

Shirley S (187)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 3:42 pm
noted with interest TY Deb
 

Mary T (178)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 3:48 pm
Thanks Deb very interesting.
 

Naoko i (257)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 5:51 pm
Thanks Deb. Just I'm preparing "new year card" to be sent to friends and relatives, with a pic (illustration) of "dragon", the symble of the next year.
 

Naoko i (257)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 5:57 pm
And interesting that Vietnam has "cat" among their symbol animals. In Japanese folktale, when a god chose 12 animals to become year symbols, cat did some cheating so wasn't chosen..(no offence to cat and cat lovers, lol)
 

Kim O (396)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 8:50 pm
Noted! Thanks for the interesting article Deb! Happy New Years!!
 

Valerie H (133)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 10:27 am
Very interesting......thank you for sharing with us!!
 

Elizabeth P (99)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 1:52 pm
Great read, Thank you Deb. Enjoyed much.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 8:17 pm
Noted.
 

Linda C (26)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 8:43 pm
I don't understand this at all - I'm an Aqurius!! Please explain how we're supposed to use these charts!
 

Jerry B (128)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 8:47 pm
Noted and great artical..thanks Deb!
 

W. C (7)
Wednesday December 28, 2011, 9:51 pm
Thanks.
 

Xiaoshi X. (0)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 12:41 am
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Carmen S (611)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 9:16 am
noted, this stuff is very interesting to me, thanks Deb for sharing
 

Holly Lawrence (430)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 9:19 am
I'm sure the GOP is one big RAT! Thanks much!
 

Sally M (72)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 10:57 am
Beautiful.....your link to the moon calendar!...and thank you for the information. I hope the year of the dragon will be reflective of the dragon's qualities...that would negate all the horrid information that is circulating about the impending doom and gloom for 2012. Thanks!
 

Ingrid A (524)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 11:08 am
Thank you Deb. I noted it.
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 1:23 pm
Noted. Thanks Deb!
 

Elsie Au (259)
Friday December 30, 2011, 12:11 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Susanne R (236)
Friday December 30, 2011, 1:43 am
As I write, it's the year of the Rabbit and the hour of the Tiger. So why am I up?

I've seen this information on disposable place mats in Chinese restaurants and on the back of the fortune that comes in my fortune cookie but didn't really understand the cycles and animal symbolism.

Thanks for this very interesting article, Deb!
 

Danuta W (1251)
Friday December 30, 2011, 2:40 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 10:13 am
I'm a stop sign, LOL! I don't really believe in any of this stuff...Fun to read but nothing I'd bank my day OR life on!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 10:16 am
Also might add that True Christians work off of the Gregorian Calendar as we are Children of the light of Christ and the Satan works off the lunar calendar...The prime root of the word Lunar comes from Lunatic!
 

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 6:00 pm
Thank you, Deb, noted with interest.
 

Farah H (155)
Tuesday January 3, 2012, 7:10 am
noted, thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 8:33 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 
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