The 12 Chinese Animals
160 pages, 6 x 9
Hardcover
Release Date:01 Oct 2010
ISBN:9781848190313
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The 12 Chinese Animals

Create Harmony in your Daily Life through Ancient Chinese Wisdom

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Chinese astrology holds the key to a better understanding of self and others, and to living a life of harmony.

Master Zhongxian Wu explains the significance of the number 12 in Chinese cosmology, and connects this with the twelve Chinese animal symbols - Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Horse, Snake, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Explaining how to find your fundamental power animal symbols, and how to learn from their wisdom, he shows that they can help you to find inner peace and live in harmony with family, friends, the wider community, and with nature. Using the wisdom of the twelve animal symbols as a guide, you will learn how to better understand your personality, and make choices that profoundly influence your health, relationships, career, and finances, allowing you to live up to your greatest potential.

Making the wisdom of the twelve Chinese animals accessible to the Western reader for the first time, this book will be a fascinating read for anyone interested in Chinese astrology, philosophy, and culture, as well as those who wish to learn how to use Chinese astrology for practical purposes.

Making the wisdom of the twelve Chinese animals accessible to the Western reader for the first time, this book will be a fascinating read for anyone interested in Chinese astrology, philosophy, and culture, as well as those who wish to learn how to use Chinese astrology for practical purposes.

Master Zhongxian Wu is the author of Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Change: 8 Days to Mastering a Shamanic Yijing (I Ching) Prediction System, and Vital Breath of the Dao: Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong - Laohu Gong.

Introduction - the Wisdom of 12.

Part I. Numerological Meanings of 12.

Part II. Chinese Astrology and 12 Animal Symbols.

Part III. 12 Tidal Hexagrams and the Cycle of Nature. The Beginning - Finding Your Animals.

1. Rat and Fu (Rebirth)

2. Ox and Lin (Deliver)

3. Tiger and Tai (Balance)

4. Rabbit and DaZhuang (Prosper)

5. Dragon and Guai (Transform)

6. Snake and Qian (Strengthen)

7. Horse and Gou (Copulate)

8. Goat and Dun (Retreat)

9. Monkey and Pi (Break)

10. Rooster and Guan (Observe)

11. Dog and Bo (Peel)

12. Pig and Kun (Flow).

Afterword - Living in Harmony

Index

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