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Chinese Zodiac 2012

Bejeweled Golden Dragon Amulet KeyChain1. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Rat in 2012:

Being in harmony with Taisui star, Zodiac Rat will usher a positive turn after the year of fluctuation and setbacks that you just went through. The visit of the propitious stars Jiangxing (general) and Jingui will strength your general luck in the aspects of career and wealth. Nonetheless, gossips and other entanglements may occur since the emerging ominous star Baihu (white tiger) attracts knaves and villains (especially from female). To appeal to the help of Taisui star, Zodiac Rat can carry Bejeweled Golden Dragon Amulet KeyChain. On one hand, the metal element of this amulet will support the water element of Rat; in the other hand, the dragon sign will unite with water energy of zodiac Rat and consequently boost the cosmic chi of Taisui. Details at Chinese Zodiac Rat 2012.

Omani Protective Amulet2. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Ox in 2012:

With the visits of several propitious stars in your constellation, your general fortune will be visualized as a number of progresses and occasional failures. The arrivals of powerful benefactor stars Tiande( heavenly bliss) and Fuxing( lucky star) will bring you excellent external support. Nevertheless, the considerable number of the ominous stars and the affliction with Taisui will pose some difficulties and setbacks in the course of their personal pursuit. It is wise to focus on some joyous events (like getting marry, having baby or house moving), and hence redirect the energy to positive side. To trigger the auspicious energy of your benefactor stars and help you to overcome the obstacles, you can carry the Omani Protective Amulet with you all the time. Details at Chinese Zodiac Ox 2012.

8 Auspicious Mantra3. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Tiger in 2012:

The emergence of action star Yima (running horse) in the horoscope indicates the frequent “actions” in the year of Dragon (for example, traveling for business, house moving, switching job, or company moving), while Wenchang (inspiration) star is advantageous to enlighten your inspiration in study or work. It is the time to pave your prospect of career with hard work. Nonetheless, the raise of career luck would also have you spend less time to cultivate your relationship, which is one of the main challenges Tiger people need to face. To elevate the general fortune and activate the favorable star, Tiger people can carry 8 Auspicious Mantra with them all the time. If your work relies a lot on networking, you can borrow the cosmic chi from Wenchang star by placing the Art and Literature Amulet in the south and Hum Amulet Keychain in the southwest. Details at Chinese Zodiac Tiger 2012.

Good Fortune Amulet4. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Rabbit in 2012:

Notwithstanding the general fortune is going back to the stable track in comparison with the turbulence of last year, it still oscillates for the affliction with Taisui. In the face of couples obstacles and challenges in the way, Tianyi(heavenly support) star, a powerful benefactor star, will offer you heavenly help through fully developing your intelligence and talent in the work, and you will have better opportunities to win the highly regard from your superiors/sponsors hence. To achieve your potential, you can hang the Good Fortune Amulet in the south of your working place to stimulate the supportive chi from this class one lucky star. Moving your study table to the east region of your house or simply spend most of the time studying there can be beneficial for you too. Details at Chinese Zodiac Rabbit 2012.

Tai Sui Amulet5. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Dragon in 2012:

The year of Dragon implies that Taisui star is staying in the house of Dragon this year, which means Dragon people are susceptible to the affection of Grand Duke Jupiter. Consequently, Dragon people are facing the year of changes and fluctuations in various aspects (work, study, affection even life style). Nonetheless, change also indicates opportunity. If you can harness your fortune, you can always take the advantage of the happening joyous changes to “block” and “replace” the coming unfavorable events. Besides, the arrivals of four powerful auspicious stars, Fuxing(lucky star), Yuede( virtue), Tiande( heavenly bliss), will also bring you excellent external support. Since the impact of Tiasui is so potent to drive your choice into the wrong direction, especially in the aspects of career and emotion, Dragon people can carry Tai Sui Amulet all the time to appease the daily fretfulness and depression. Details at Chinese Zodiac Dragon 2012.

Chundi Amulet6. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Snake in 2012:

Energized by the propitious stars Taiyang(sun) and Tianxi(heavenly happiness), the general fortune of Zodiac Snake is elevated. As one of the most powerful constructive stars, Taiyang symbolizes the sun and infinite strong positive energy. Taiyang star also indicates great benefactor luck for the Dragon people; it means Dragon people will be blessed by the male or elder powerful people (for instance, a high rank male authority). However, the presences of four other villainous stars also indicate emotional disturbance, theft, accidental injuries and losses. Since Snake people are susceptible to trouble and pitfall, they could carry the Chundi Amulet all the time to help them prevail over the obstructions and safeguard the sail to the success. Details at Chinese Zodiac Snake 2012.

Victory Banner Amulet7. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Horse in 2012:

With equally strong of both ominous and auspicious stars in the horoscope, Horse people will have to face a lot of challenges this year. The lucky star Bazuo (eight seats) and Tianjin (heavenly support) will increase your social status level and unexpected likelihood of success due to benefactors from time to time. However, you should also beware the portents and make provision for the various attacks from four ominous stars Sangmen(funeral), Feilian (flying dagger), Fuchen(instability) and Xueren(bloodshed ). These menacing stars will pose great difficulties and bring about side issues on the course; Horse people must always have a second plan to adjust the sudden changes. To remove the obstacles in the way and fructify your hard work, you can you can carry the Victory Banner Amulet to usher the auspicious energy of your favorable benefactor star and boost up your general fortune. Details at Chinese Zodiac Horse 2012.

Double Carps Jumping Over Dragon Gate Amulet8. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Sheep in 2012:

Zodiac Goat will be blessed with the nobleman stars Taiying (auspicious Ying energy) Guoying(great seal). With a significant meaning of imperial jade seal, Guoyin star signifies the arrival of power and authority, in your constellation. While Taiyin star will gain you supports from female, which means you will attain appreciations and exaltation from nice female in the work. Yutang star is favorable for enlightening the brilliance and developing the ability of zodiac horse. Nonetheless, the presence of three ominous stars Gouchen(hook spirit), Guansuo(entanglement) and Qiuyu(jailing) will result in sudden setbacks, villain, frauds, troubles and entanglements, and these complications will visualized either in relationship or finance. Carry the Double Carps Jumping Over Dragon Gate Amulet with you all the to capture the good luck and stay away from the interference from threatening stars. Since your success would also bring about jealousy and misunderstanding, it is better for you to keep a low profile this year. Details at Chinese Zodiac Sheep 2012.

Green Tara Mirror with Tassel9. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Monkey in 2012:

Being a harmonious companion with zodiac Dragon, it is going to be a year of better growth and stability for you. Signifying the elevation in the career, the favorable star Santai(high rank) will bring you new appreciations and recognitions from your boss and colleagues. However, you should also beware the portents and make provision for the various attacks from the ominous stars Five Ghosts, Guanfu(lawsuit), and the sudden setbacks that they cause become the main obstacles that hinder you from progressing. To prevent turbulence and achieve the final success in the work, you could place the Green Tara Mirror with Tassel on the study table. Details at Chinese Zodiac Monkey 2012.

21 Tara Mirror with Tassel10. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Rooster in 2012:

Out of the year of turbulence, zodiac Rooster enters the relatively smooth period. Since it is compatible with zodiac Dragon, there are uplifting stars arrive in the constellation. The noble stars would dispel the dark mist upon your constellation gradually and illuminate the path of fortune ahead. The beneficial star Yuede suggests a significant favor and kindness from high rank. Under the shield of another benefactor star Dijie, you will overcome the obstructions in life and achieve your goal finally. For your zodiac house is also interspersed with disastrous stars’ sick stars Sifu will bring ailments to you and even your family (particularly males), while Niansha and Xiaohao will bother you with unexpected expenditure and accidental loss. To activate the auspicious chi of your favorable stars and actualize your cherished dreams and pursuits, you can carry the 21 Tara Mirror with Tassel with you all the time. Details at Chinese Zodiac Rooster 2012.

Tai Sui Amulet11. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Dog in 2012:

Zodiac Dog is directly against the Taisui (Grand Duke Jupiter) in the year of Dragon. In feng shui practice, the constellation of zodiac Monkey locates in the southwest by west, and the constellation of zodiac Dragon locates in the southeast by east. In the year of Dragon, the energy of zodiac Dragon is so strong that it rushes into the opposite palace, which belongs to zodiac Dog. This direct rush on Dog people’s constellation would cause the fight of the chi, thus it brings instabilities, fluctuation and other changes in life. From the career perspective, you may experience job switching, redeployment, business traveling, and business is likely to be affected and even going downward. From the life perspective, you may experience emotion changes, house moving, breaking up, study transferring, long journey touring on the road. Contrary to so much disappointment, remember great joyous events may happen to you as big changes in life as well, just like getting married, delivery, new house moving or promotion. Changes bring you turbulence in life, but challenges also imply new opportunities, and as long as you grasp the turning point, you could block some ominous events that are coming to you. Besides the conflict with Taisui and some troublesome stars, you do not have any strong stars to safeguard your ride. Consequently, the result of future will depend on how you harness your fortune. Carrying Tai Sui Amulet with you all the time is the best remedy to decrease the effect from Taisui and ensure you to seize the opportunity in life successfully. Opposition occurs to you not merely as an obstruction, but in a profound sense, also an advantage to mold your life into a better shape. Details at Chinese Zodiac Dog 2012.

TAM Syllable with Tara Mantra12. Overall for Chinese Zodiac Pig in 2012:

The arrivals of two powerful felicitous stars Ziwei and Longde will take the zodiac Boar into the auspicious turning period. As the promising emperor star, Ziwei will favor you with auspicious power and intelligence. Under the shield of Ziwei, you will have lots of chances to obtain authority and bring your talent into full play, while Longde star will bless you with great benefactor luck. The lifting auspicious chi from these two stars will carve a year of fulfillment for Boar People. Nonetheless, even the overall luck is upgrading, it is not a year of complete plain sailing. You need to beware of the hindrances, conflicts and sudden accidents because of the invasions of the ominous stars Tiane (fallen disaster) and Baobai (abrupt failure) in your constellation. The trespass of the ominous star Wangshen (death) star is able to crash your hard work in all of a sudden. To deflect the evil stars and stimulate the fortuitous chi in your constellation, hang the TAM Syllable with Tara Mantra on your table. Details at Chinese Zodiac Boar 2012.

Chinese New Year 2012

Chinese New Year DecorationChinese New Year is biggest festival in China. It is also called Chinese Spring Festival. There are a lot of Chinese New Year cerebration and fairs in many major cities around the world. Chinese New Year 2012 falls on Jan. 23, 2012 and 2012 will be the year of the Dragon.

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year?

  • Clean the whole house before Chinese New Year: It means to clean the bad chi that left in the previous year in order to welcome the good energies in for the coming year. Besides cleaning house, people in China need to have hair cut, take a shower and dress formally. On Chinese New Year Eve (Jan. 22, 2012), people also throw away the old feng shui products that are useless;
  • Cook food for party or pray: Make Chinese Nian Gao and cook a lot of food. The food for Chinese New Year Eve should be many to represent wealth and abundant. The Nian Gao is New Year Cake that make out of glutinous rice flour. Nian Gao stands for Better in the Coming Year;
  • Pray to the Gods of Tu Di and ancestors who passed away using the Nian Gao and foods. The gods of Tu Di is the god of the earth. Chinese people thanks to them for safety in the previous year;
  • Decorate the House using New Year Decorating: Put Spring Festival couplets on gateposts (Spring Festival couplets are red New Year Scrolls which are originated from ancient scripts). In modern, people write auspicious sentences on the scrolls to wish them wealthy, prosperous and safe in the coming year. In addition to the couplets, people also paste some pictures, which symbolize good luck and noble, on the door panels or windows (See Items for Chinese New Year);
  • Gather together eating the dinner. This is also the time to wish something each other. In addition, people can’t eat all the food. the remain of food is the symbol of abundant and wealth ( Nian Nian You Yu);
  • After finishing dinner, people are gather together waiting for the New Year coming. They usually don’t sleep at that night. Young persons need to Shou Sui for their parents and wish their parents live longer (Shou Sui means Holding Age );
  • Old people put money inside the Chinese Red Envelopes and give them to the younger and hope the younger good luck in the coming year. Giving red envelope is called Li Shi;

Chinese Red Envelopes

Make sure not to do the following things on Chinese New Year 2012:

  • Don’t use water to clean the floor or dump trash. Water is the symbol of wealth. People don’t want the money to go away. Dumping trash is like Giving Away;
  • Don’t kill animals. It symbolize safety (no war);
  • Don’t break porcelain bowls or plates. Broken is the opposite of reunite;
  • Don’t use scissors or needles. Using scissors or needles is said it will bring bad chi;
  • Don’t speak inauspicious words.

Here we list some 2012 Chinese New Year Events for Chinese New Year Celebrations in some major cities in US:
1. San Diego, CA, US: Food and Cultural Fair in Third Ave and J Street from Jan. 28 (Sat.) to Jan. 29 (Sun)

2. Riverside, CA: Lunar Fest 2012 in Riverside Downtown on Jan. 28, 2012

3. San Francisco, CA: Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco Chinatown on Feb. 11, 2012.
4. Los Angeles, CA: Golden Dragon Parade in Los Angeles chinatown on Jan. 28, 2012

5. Seattle, WA: Seattle Lunar New Year Celebration in Seattle Chinatown and International District on Jan. 28, 2012.

6. New York, NY: Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival in Roosevelt Park on Jan. 23, 2012

7. Houston TX: Lunar Chinese New Year Festival in Chinese Community Center From Jan. 28, 2012 to Jan. 29, 2012

8. Chicago IL : Chicago Chinese New year Parade 2012 in middle of Chicago Chinatown on Jan. 29, 2012