Monday, January 26, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year - 15 days

to Celebrate in Many ways... how will you do it?
Today is the New Moon that signals the start of the New Year, 2009 the Year of the OX in Chinese astrology.

Lets explore this together - I will learn more researching it and writing it for you.
So, we can both learn.
There are 15 days and each one has a special focus to celebrate.

Gung Hay Fat Choy
or Happy New Year !!
Year of the Ox, January 26th, 2009

The Lunar New Year dates from 2600 BC when the Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Because of cyclical lunar dating, the first day of the year can fall anywhere between late January and the middle of February.
2009 is Lunar Year 4706-4707

The is the first day; today's special focus is Vegetarian:
This is the day of "Welcoming the Gods of Heaven and Earth".
Abstain from eating meat on this day for it will ensure a long and happy life.

Today offer your food in a meaningful way to the God of your choice and / or mother nature...
to see all of the days together see this wonderful article on Feng shui .

Happy New Year...

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