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WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 40464 [post_author] => 5243 [post_date] => 2016-01-12 09:30:40 [post_date_gmt] => 2016-01-11 22:30:40 [post_content] => According to the Chinese zodiac, come Chinese New Year, this year is the Year of the Monkey - the ninth of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. So what does the Monkey symbolise and how is it going to be special for all of us this year. Let's look at some of the highlights this year: The monkey is known to be a clever animal and is believed that its qualities are passed down.  People who are born in the Monkey year are known to be witty, intelligent, cheerful and energetic by nature, and usually, represent flexibility. They are also known to be wise, intelligent, confident, charismatic, and have leadership qualities. symbolism of the chinese new year of the monkey

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The Chinese associate the horoscope or a zodiac sign with the five elements (Fire, water, metal, wood, earth) and the Red Monkey this year represents the colour of fire. According to Chinese Five Elements Horoscopes, Monkey contains Metal and Water. Metal is connected to gold and Water is connected to wisdom and danger. Therefore, this Chinese new year of the Monkey is considered auspicious for making money, obtaining a return on investments and wealth which also needs to be dealt with in a vigilant manner when it comes to financing.

Basic astrology elements of Monkey

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Shen The Five Elements: Metal Yin Yang: Yang Lunar Month: Seventh Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8; Avoid: 2, 5, 9 Lucky Flowers: Chrysanthemum Lucky Colors: White, golden, blue Colours to Avoid: Red, black, grey, dark coffee [post_title] => Chinese New Year 2016 - Symbolism of the Year of the Monkey [post_excerpt] => Symbolism of the Chinese New Year of the Monkey. What does the Monkey symbolise and how is it going to be special for all of us this year. Here are some of the highlights [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => chinese-new-year-2016-symbolism-of-the-year-of-the-monkey [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-30 14:01:28 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-30 03:01:28 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://asianinspirations.com.au/?post_type=asian-culture&p=40464 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => asian-culture [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Chinese New Year 2016 – Symbolism of the Year of the Monkey

According to the Chinese zodiac, come Chinese New Year, this year is the Year of the Monkey – the ninth of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac.

So what does the Monkey symbolise and how is it going to be special for all of us this year. Let’s look at some of the highlights this year:

The monkey is known to be a clever animal and is believed that its qualities are passed down.  People who are born in the Monkey year are known to be witty, intelligent, cheerful and energetic by nature, and usually, represent flexibility. They are also known to be wise, intelligent, confident, charismatic, and have leadership qualities.

symbolism of the chinese new year of the monkey

Image courtesy: Pixabay

The Chinese associate the horoscope or a zodiac sign with the five elements (Fire, water, metal, wood, earth) and the Red Monkey this year represents the colour of fire. According to Chinese Five Elements Horoscopes, Monkey contains Metal and Water. Metal is connected to gold and Water is connected to wisdom and danger.

Therefore, this Chinese new year of the Monkey is considered auspicious for making money, obtaining a return on investments and wealth which also needs to be dealt with in a vigilant manner when it comes to financing.

Basic astrology elements of Monkey

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Shen
The Five Elements: Metal
Yin Yang: Yang
Lunar Month: Seventh
Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8; Avoid: 2, 5, 9
Lucky Flowers: Chrysanthemum
Lucky Colors: White, golden, blue
Colours to Avoid: Red, black, grey, dark coffee

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