CHINESE ZODIAC SIGNS
The existence of the Chinese Zodiac is related to the name of the first Chinese emperor, Huang Di, who introduced this type of calendar, starting in 2636 BC, based on 60-year cycles, consisting of 12-year simple cycles, in which each the year is given the name of an animal. We are currently in the running of the 78th cycle, which began on February 2, 1984, which will end on January 29, 2044. Each year in a simple 12-year cycle is named after an animal. who patronize it.
Chinese astrology is based on the cycles of years, months and days. The whole 60-year cycle has five other elements associated: earth, water, metal, fire and wood. This cycle is further divided into 12 zodiac signs, representing 12 years of cycle, until a sign is repeated. The 12-year cycle is based on observing since ancient times the planet Jupiter. The Chinese zodiac calendar uses both solar and lunar calendar aspects.