According to the historical literature, the 12 animals in China used today including the animal selection and their orders were originated in the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD).
The order of the animals is most explained with a folk-tale about how the animals were summoned to heaven by the Jade Emperor who ruled the heavens of China.
This section takes you through every possible match, for both genders, so that you can see how you and your potential partner will match up.
Why is the Chinese zodiac system so important to the Chinese?
As an important part of the traditional Chinese Culture, the Chinese Zodiac culture has long been recognized, accepted, taken by consensus and penetrated into the daily lives of the Chinese people.
According to Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the Year of Monkey ( Red Fire Monkey) starting from February 8, 2016 (the Lunar Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival) and lasting to January 27, 2017.
2017 is the year of Rooster (Fire Rooster) starting from January 28, 2017 and lasting to February 15, 2018.
Although every partnership has a chance at success, some will have to work harder than others, and some are extremely difficult to navigate.