~Year Of The Dragon~
Those people born in the Year of the Dragon
Jan 16, 2012
The Year of the Dragon starts on January 23, 2012. In the Chinese Zodiac, the Dragon occupies the fifth position. It is also the only animal sign in the Chinese zodiac, which is mythical.
People born in 1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, and 2000, were born during the Year of the Dragon, as well as those who will be born in 2012. The Dragon can be linked to the five elements of metal, water, wood, fire, and earth. Metal Dragons (1940 and 2000) can symbolize strength, Water Dragons (1952 and 2012) are calm, Wood Dragons (1904 and 1964) are creative, Fire Dragons (1916 and 1976) are quick tempered, and Earth Dragons (1928 and 1988) represent rationality.
Character traits of the Dragons can be dominance, ambition, idealism, and perfectionism. They can be stubborn, intelligent and dramatic, caring, and sensitive, as well as movers and shakers. Of course, they are also moneymakers and highly successful in the professions they have chosen to pursue.
Dragons like to be the center of attention. Those born under the Year of the Dragon make good diplomats, inventors, politicians, artists, lawyers, managers, sales people, architects, engineers, and talk-show hosts.
Who are some of the famous people born under the sign of the Dragon? Well, such noted historical figures such as Sigmund Freud, Salvador Dali, Joan of Arc, Florence Nightingale, and Susan B. Anthony.
The list of entertainers born under the Dragon sign includes Mae West, John Lennon, Bruce Lee, Al Pacino, Courtney Cox, Calista Flockhart, Fats Domino, Liam Neeson, Gregory Peck, James Garner, Martin Sheen, Mary Louise Parker, Matt Dillon, Raquel Welch, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock, and Shirley Temple.
The Year of the Dragon – The Year of Wealth
The Year of the Dragon is known as the Year of Wealth. The Dragon’s best asset is its luck and this luck helps people tremendously to succeed in any projects they undertake.
The Chinese celestial Dragon symbolizes potent and benevolent power. Dragons are ancient, majestic, wise, and intelligent, and Dragon years are considered particularly auspicious for new business, marriage, and children. Dragon years also tend to boost individual fortunes and the world economy. The Year of the Dragon is lucky for anyone thinking of starting a new business or initiating a new project of any sort because money is easier to come by for everyone in a Dragon year, whether it’s earned, borrowed, or received as a gift. People will be happy to learn that they can expect the economic downturn to ease up a bit in 2012, and that fortunes can definitely be made in this exciting 2012 Year of the Dragon.
For those of you born in the Year of the Dragon, best wishes for a healthy, wealthy and prosperous New Year.