Happy Chinese New Year of Fire Rooster!

2017 Fire Rooster Year

fire-rooster-year-2017Happy Chinese New Year of the Fire Rooster!
The year of the Fire Rooster
begins on January 27/28, 2017 at the New Moon in Aquarius. Chinese New Year occurs on the the second new Moon after Summer/Winter Solstice. The year of the Rooster is fortunate for all Roosters, and for their most compatible signs Ox, Snake, and Dragon but can, at times, be challenging for Rabbit. The diligent qualities of the Rooster equate with Virgo in Western astrology.

Qualities of the Fire Rooster

fire-roosterRooster is a brilliant, inspirational, and fearless visionary. The element Fire is in harmony with Rooster as the element Fire brings strength, passion, courage, and leadership. Therefore, this year brings an opportunity to be proactive, claim your freedom and your destiny, and overcome obstacles. You have the potential to heal past actions, even past lives, with your new awareness.

Success in Rooster Year

Health
It is vital that you pay attention to your health. This is the year to adhere to exercise regimes and a healthy diet which could include a detox. If you are exhausted after Fire Monkey 2016, then 2017 is especially your year to focus on health, healing, and restoration.

As well as taking measures to ensure good health, it is time to declutter – to eliminate the old things no longer used in your home to allow the fresh energy to flow in.

Finances
It is also a year to take stock of your financesto pay off your debts and stay within your budget. You need to take a leaf out of the Rooster’s book as Roosters are naturally very good at accounting, know a bargain when they see one, and appreciate thrift.

Work
It is a year to work hard – to devote yourself to your career and goals.

Rooster Traits

Those born in Rooster years – 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017 – are astute, blessed with keen judgement and quick wit. Endowed with high intelligence Rooster can excel in academia. Rooster is naturally curious and enjoys intellectual exchange. Rooster is popular, outspoken, and well liked so is often surrounded by a retinue of admirers. They are fashionable dressers, charming and witty. Complex, creative and artistic, they are drawn to religious and spiritual studies, especially regarding healing.

The Rooster is often associated with the Sun since it crows at dawn. The Sun is the “king” of our solar system and the giver of light, heat and life. The Rooster is also a “king” in his proud mannerisms – and his comb could be likened to a built-in crown. Roosters are extremely confident in their abilities, and like to crow about it to others hence their reputation for being braggards.

Rooster natives enjoy display, and are often the life of the party and like to be the centre of attention. They relish celebrations of all sorts, and frequently act as hosts since their success in business brings them a measure of prosperity. Roosters strive to always win, and often do, both at work and at play.

Rooster is very resourceful and can rise to any challenge and emerge victorious. People seek Rooster’s wise counsel trusting in their perceptiveness and ability to think outside the square.

In matters of the heart, Rooster is devoted and loyal. Rooster is naturally honest,  communicating frankly. Loving and committed in relationships but independent at work, Roosters are ideally suited to running their own business.

Sometimes the year of the Rooster is translated as the year of the Phoenix or the year of the Chicken. Phoenix is used because it is a more spiritual translation with the potential for personal evolution through self transformation. Should the spiritual journey of transformation become too challenging in 2017, then you revert to the role of rooster or chicken; resisting change. If mystically inclined, Rooster can develop prophetic abilities to become like the rare Phoenix, the mythical bird that symbolises transformation, beauty, and grace. Rooster like the Phoenix can magically arise from the ashes to be reborn.

Fire Rooster – Five Elements

5-elementsOf the five Taoist elements Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood, this is the year of the Fire Rooster.

Fire brings passion, creativity, and joy. Fire types are resilient and dynamic enabling them to overcome illness and whatever challenges come their way. With Fire being so enthusiastic, it is important that you don’t over commit yourself.

Chinese New Year
Traditionally Chinese New Year is a spring festival that begins on the second New Moon after Winter/Summer Solstice. But in the Solar Terms Chinese agricultural calendar, the Chinese New Year begins on February 4 or 5. This Li Chun date, based on Solar Terms (15 degrees along the ecliptic) is close to February 2nd, a date that marks the point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox.

Rooster Hall of Fame

confucusConfucius, born in September 551B.C., was a famous ancient Chinese teacher and philosopher. He emphasized both governmental and individual morality, conformity in social relationships, and that one should be just and sincere. His principles have been a pillar of traditional Chinese culture and belief.

henry_ford_1919Henry Ford, born in the United States in July 1863, was the founder of the Ford Motor Company. He is considered the father of the assembly-line process for mass production of automobiles after making the first mass produced car that was affordable to the middle class, which revolutionized American industry and transportation. One of his first assembly cars was the Model T, which made him one of the richest and best-known people in the world.

helen-mirrenHelen Mirren, born July 26, 1945, is an award-winning stage and screen actress who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth II in the 2006 film The Queen. Versatile and highly skilled, her esteemed career has spanned over 50 years.

 

cate-blanchett

Cate Blanchett, born in May 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, is an internationally acclaimed actress well known for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I in 1998 and again in 2007. She also appeared in Lord of the Rings in 2001 and, among many other awards, won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the successful 2013 film Blue Jasmine.

roger-federer-wins-jan-2017Roger Federer, Swiss champion tennis player is another famous Rooster (born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 10 by the Association of Tennis Professionals(ATP). Many players and analysts have called him the greatest tennis player of all time. He is just enjoying the limelight after beating Spaniard Rafael Nadal in an exciting epic final of the Australian Open to a rapturous crowd at the Rod Laver arena in Melbourne.

serena-williams-wins-melbourne-jan-2017

Venus & Serena Williams

Another famous Rooster is champion tennis player is Serena Williams (right) 26 September 1981 who beat her older sister Venus (left) in the finals of the Australian Open series in Melbourne in January 2017.

Other Rooster celebs include Britney Spears, Guy Sebastian, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé Knowles, Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez, Caroline Kennedy, Daniel Day-Lewis, Eleanor Roosevelt, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Goldie Hawn, Natalie Portman, Mia Farrow, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renee Zellweger, Rod Stewart, Michael Caine, Steve Martin and Yoko Ono.

Contact Anne for an astrological consultation

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Email: Annefertiti@gmail.com

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