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Chinese New Year of the Rabbit

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Fourth creature of the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac, the Rabbit, stands for affectionate, gentle, serene and family oriented beings. Rabbits are slightly introverted and hate being the centre of attractions. Rather they prefer being behind-the-scenes. They take pleasure in trivial good things of life. Fundamentally, peace-makers, rabbits have lots of friends and are extremely humble and modest

Chinese New Year of the Rabbit falls every twelfth year. It is to be remembered that the Chinese New Year is not celebrated on any particular day. One needs to check the calendar for the exact date when the Rabbit Year actually begins

Chinese Rabbit New Year is related to the earthly branch symbol. Rabbits can be categorized on the basis of five Chinese elements - Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. All those born within the date ranges stated below are born in the "Year of the Rabbit" and they bear the following elemental signs.

The Metal Rabbit 1951 and 2011

These rabbits are extremely resilient, ambitious and when required manipulative

Water Rabbits are typically friendly and relaxed but delicate, docile and prefer being out of any conflict or argument.

The Wood Rabbit 1915 and 1975

Kind souls, Wood Rabbits are generally peacemakers and can never hurt other person’s feelings

The Fire Rabbit 1927 and 1987

High on zeal, fire rabbits lead their life to the fullest. These adventure lovers are easily stirred by anything that’s enigmatic.

The Earth Rabbit 1939 and 1999

Wise and pragmatic, Earth Rabbits offer wise suggestions in return earn great respect. They under take all their work with utmost pride and diligence and are essentially materialistic

Quickly take a look at the attributes and associations of the traditional rabbits.

Chinese Rabbit traits at a glance

Curious, prudent, delicate, calm, thoughtful, stylish, manipulative, passionate

Health and Habitat

Rabbits are prone to ailments and allergies. A fetish against conflicts, stress is detrimental to the Rabbit’s health. Exercise works as a cure in this case. They are highly organized and wish for a comfy home

Career and the Rabbit

Strong communication skills make rabbits excellent teachers and Public relations professionals. At the same time their creative bent of mind makes them great painters and musicians. Herein, is a list that gives an insight into the career prospects of Rabbits.

  • PR agents
  • Writers
  • Teachers
  • Publishers
  • Therapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Doctors
  • Designers
  • Actors
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Musicians
  • Administrators
  • Fashion designers

Rabbit at a glance:

Zodiac Location - 4th


Direction - East


Motto - “I Retreat”


Chinese name- Symbol of peace


Ruling Hours - 5am-6:59am


Western Counterpart - Pisces


Season - Spring


Month - March


Fixed element - Wood


Stem - Negative


Gemstone - Aquamarine


Polarity -Yin


Color Preference - Pale Green