The Year of the Rabbit begins on Feb 3, 2011. The rabbit is the fourth creature of the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. If you are a person born under the sign of the Rabbit you likely are already aware that the rabbit is an affectionate, gentle, serene and family oriented being. Rabbits are slightly introverted and hate being the center of attention. They prefer being behind-the-scenes. They take pleasure in trivial good things of life. Fundamentally, rabbits are peace-makers. They 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. So the actual date of Chinese New Year varies year to year.
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.
Happy Chinese New Year and Year of The Rabbit from Fort Collins Family Acupuncture.