The Year of the Snake is Good News !!!


2013snakeYearThe Snake (蛇) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac and related to the Chinese calendar, as well as in related East Asian zodiacal or calendar systems. The Year of the Snake is associated with the earthly branch symbol 巳.

Water (Chinese: 水; pinyin: shuǐ), is the low point of the matter, or the matter’s dying or hiding stage. Water is the fifth stage of Wu Xing.

Water is the most yin in character of the Five elements. Its motion is downward and inward and its energy is stillness and conserving. It is associated with the Winter, the North, the planet Mercury, the color black, cold weather, night, and the Black Tortoise (Xuan Wu) in Four Symbols.

It is also associated with the moon, which was believed to cause the dew to fall at night.

zenIn Chinese Taoist thought, water is representative of intelligence and wisdom, flexibility, softness and pliancy; however, an over-abundance of the element is said to cause difficulty in choosing something and sticking to it. In the same way, Water can be fluid and weak, but can also wield great power when it floods and overwhelms the land.

Water governs the Kidney and Urinary bladder and is associated with the ears and bones. The negative emotion associated with water is fear/anxiety, while the positive emotion is calmness.

Black, Grey and Blue colors also represent Water.

Cycle of Wu Xing

  • In the regenerative cycle of the Wu Xing, metal engenders Water, as metal traps falling water from a source; Water begets Wood as “rain or dew makes plant life flourish”.
  • In the conquest cycle, Water overcomes Fire, as “nothing will put out a fire as quickly as water”; Earth overcomes water as earth-built canals direct the flow, as well as soil absorbing water.

The Introduction of 2013 Year of Snake

2013 is the year of the black Snake begins on February 10th shortly after the New moon in Aquarius, the humanitarian of the zodiac.

This 2013 year of Snake is meant for steady progress and attention to detail. Focus and discipline will be necessary for you to achieve what you set out to create. The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 Animal Signs.

It is the enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the Animals Signs.

Ancient Chinese wisdom says a Snake in the house is a good omen,

because it means that your family will not starve.

The Common Character of People Born in the Year of Snake

watersnake-2-660x412People born in the Year of the Snake are reputed to be thoughtful and wise and to approach problems rationally and logically, seldom instinctively. Such people are complex beings, they are clever and men of few words from their birth. Their business is always going well, but they are stingy very often. They are sometimes egoistic and conceited. However they can be very active in their friends’ life. They are often too active, not believing other people and relying only on themselves. Snakes are also very insightful and naturally intuitive.

If anyone has a sixth sense, it’s those born in the Snake year. This is partly what makes them so mysterious. Snakes come in all varieties of colors and patterns. And maybe that’s why people born in the Snake year love to appreciate beauty. People with the Chinese zodiac snake sign are very stylish, fashionable and have exceptional taste.

People born in the Year of the Snake also have a sure touch in money matters but are also inclined to be greedy and somewhat egoistical. Determined and ambitious characters of Snakes take their failures hard. They are usually very attractive on the outside and inwardly, that, taking into consideration their frivolity, can lead to some family problems.

The Cosmic Element and Color of 2013 year of Snake

water-textureThe 2013 year of Snake is Water Snake

Water Snakes are lucky with finances, they always seem to have money flowing their way.

They are adventurous spirits and love to take risks. They are also very intelligent and often a wellspring of creative ideas.

‘Water Snakes love to socialize and meet new friends.’

They are proud of their achievements, and also very thoughtful and considerate of others.

water snake 2013The color of the 2013 year of Snake is Black

‘Black’ color is the Space, Arctic night, darkness on the Abyss, this is a color of deep waters.

That is why it is important in the year of Snake to plan everything beforehand, and evaluate adequately before Taking Action.

You need to be more careful and cautious than ever.

‘The Black Snake will bring people unexpected changes, instability, and changeability’.


The Overall Trend in 2013 Year of Snake

LOOPHOLES FORBESThe 2013 Snake of year has ability to read a complicated situation quickly, in a controlled manner which is good for business.

Signing documents of any kind requires very thorough attention.

2013 horoscope prediction dictates this is a good year to begin important detail work.

Research and investigation are supported.

The Snake has sneaky energy that can be to your advantage.

Look for the holes in the loop.

A new-found ambition to greatness will inspire you to be all you can be and provide you with the ‘follow through’ to actually achieve your goals.

2013 year of the Snake also supports added responsibility.

SPENDTHRIFTBut, 2013 Snake need to watch for fanatical commitments since Snakes inclination to spend money quickly. This could produce tensions in personal relationships. Create a safe space to work from this 2013 year. The Snake likes protection, needs to feel safe and secure so to utilize its special analytic skills. This is the year to make headway in slow and methodical ways.

Things will definitely be accomplished as you focus forward.

Other Details of 2013 Year of Snake

  • Ideal compatibility with: Ox and Rooster.
  • More or less compatible with: Rat, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep.
  • Absolutely incompatible with: Tiger and Pig.
  • Lucky colors for the Snake: Yellow, Red
  • Lucky directions for the Snake: Southwest, Northeast
  • Lucky numbers for the Snake: 2, 4, 7, and 9.
  • Monday is the lucky day of the week for Snakes.
  • Snake Years: 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013

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