Tibetan Astrology: What Is Your Sign?Have you ever heard of Tibetan astrology? Well, if you haven’t, it is a fascinating mix between Chinese astrology and Karma. So, we bet you’re wondering what it consists of, and what are its particularities compared to Chinese astrology, right? Here is everything you need to know about this art.
What is Tibetan astrology?
Tibetan astrology comes from two astrological currents: one from China and the other from India. It is very close to Hindu astrology, it is based on the Buddhist doctrine of karma, i.e., the conditioning of our destiny by our past actions. In fact, it is a precise science based on energies and calculated on the basis of your year of birth. Indeed, the relationship between the human being and Nature is very present in this form of astrology.
Tibetan astrology allows you to know yourself better, but also to have a glimpse of your past lives. It helps you to draw the strength from within you and also informs you about your protections, your symbols, and your seasons.
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The elements of Tibetan astrology
Tibetan astrology is composed of 5 elements. Here are their meanings.
- Wood: symbol of vitality, creative power and harmony.
- Fire: symbol of joy of life, impatience, ambition, and idealism.
- Earth: symbol of wisdom, prudence, attachment to material achievements.
- Metal or iron: symbol of severity and the tug of war between morality and material pleasures.
- Water: symbol of rest, calm, listening, patience, intuition, but also shyness.
The signs of Tibetan astrology
Tibetan astrology is composed of 12 signs, each representing an animal. Discover your Tibetan astrological sign, based on your year of birth!
- The Hare (1903, 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999)
No one knows how to avoid conflicts better than the Hare. He is a peaceful person who will always prefer to work things out. In love, he is a very tender and caring lover. Not always comfortable expressing his feelings, although, he knows how to find ways to prove his love.
- The Dragon (1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000)
Dragons are go-getters who always need a goal to achieve. With their unfailing energy, they move forward without always taking into account the rhythm of those around them. On the heart side, they like their partner to admire them. This is not always a very faithful sign, but he hates the infidelities of others!
- The Snake (1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001)
Sensual and intuitive, the Snake is also a narcissist who hates to lose. Failure is his greatest fear, and he will do everything to avoid it. In love, too, he gives everything and is a passionate lover. On the other hand, beware, his jealousy is fierce and if his ego is hurt, it will be impossible for him to forgive.
- The Horse (1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002)
Playful, loyal and outspoken, the Horse likes to experience strong emotions. They are impulsive, looking for adventure and new experiences. He hates routine, gets bored very quickly and is always in need of change, which makes him totally unpredictable in his relationships. It is difficult for him to live a long-term relationship.
- The Sheep or the Goat (1907, 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003)
The Sheep hates violence. He is a gentle, intelligent and very sophisticated being who avoids all conflictual situations. Hypersensitive and rather fragile, he is often restrained in his actions. In love, he is a dreamer who hopes to find his soul mate.
- The Monkey (1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004)
Very popular, Monkeys love to shine and be admired. He is ambitious and lives for his successes. In love, he is a bit too selfish, egocentric and can even appear superficial, but he actually has a lot of depth.
- The Bird (1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005)
The Bird is straightforward and loyal, but he likes to shine. He always seems to do too much to put himself forward, but deep down, he is a perfectionist who doubts himself a lot and doesn't show it. In love, he is shy, even modest, but can have a bad habit of criticizing his partner a lot.
- The Dog (1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006)
Sincerity is what characterizes the Dog the most. However, he is a person who hates conflict and will often prefer to run away rather than face disagreements. His company is sought after because he is very pleasant and attentive to those he loves. Optimistic and enthusiastic, he is a good companion to live with.
- The Pig (1911, 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007)
The Pig is a gentle and generous person. They can sometimes be a little too kind or naive, but they have a talent for surrounding themselves with people who share their vision of life. Very romantic in love, he is also a lover who knows how to please.
- The Rat or the Mouse (1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)
Plagued by many anxieties, the Rat needs to be reassured and to shine in the eyes of others. They are sometimes a little insincere in their relationships with others. In love as well as in friendship, he can have a tendency to manipulate those around him to get his way. Fortunately, they can be romantic and generous.
- The Ox or the Elephant (1901, 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)
The Ox has a very strong character, he knows what he wants and does everything he can to achieve it. Patient, they know how to wait and seize opportunities. Lacking subtlety, they are often the cause of arguments. Family values are very important to him, and they have an important place in his choice of romantic relationships.
- The Tiger (1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010)
The Tiger is quickly bored, so he is always looking for challenges and adventures. Pleasure is the goal of his life. Impossible for him to start a project if it does not give him a minimum of pleasure. In love, he needs someone who follows his rhythm and likes to enjoy life as he does.