Tiger keywords: Vigor, leadership & courage.
Tiger correlates to the Western sign Aquarius.
Tiger Lunar Calendar
1902 – February 8 to January 28, 1903 Black Water Tiger
1914 – January 26 to February 13, 1915 Green Wood Tiger
1926 – February 13 to January 1, 1927 Red Fire Tiger
1938 – January 31 to February 18, 1939 Yellow Earth Tiger
1950 – February 17 to February 5, 1951 White Metal Tiger
1962 – February 5 to January 24, 1963 Black Water Tiger
1974 – January 23 to February 10, 1975 Green Wood Tiger
1986 – February 9 to January 28, 1987 Red Fire Tiger
1998 – January 28 to February 15, 1999 Yellow Earth Tiger
2010 – February 14 to February 2, 2011 White Metal Tiger
2022 – February 1 to January 21, 2023 Black Water Tiger
Tiger in Monkey year 2016
Monkey is your opposite. But you still benefit from the action and liveliness of Monkey year. Monkey can stretch the truth, so think before you pounce. Not all ideas are worth pursuing. Looking for love? Tiger is most compatible with another Tiger, Horse, or Dog. Pig is also compatible. Monkey is least compatible.
Tao Te Ching verse for Tiger
If you want to be a great leader you must learn to follow the Tao.
Stop trying to control. Let go of fixed plans and concepts and the world will govern itself.
The more prohibitions you have the less virtuous the people will be.
The more weapons you have the less secure people will be.
The more subsidies you have the less self reliant the people will be.
Therefore the Master says I let go of the law and people become honest.
I let go of economics and the people become prosperous.
I let go of religion and the people become serene.
I let go of the desire for the common good and the good becomes as common as grass.
Tiger is grand, daring, powerful, independent, creative, and dynamic. Tiger individuals value freedom and don’t ever want to be caged in or held back. No matter how many obstacles stand in the way, Tiger’s courage will not diminish. Tiger attacks with unique swiftness and stealth. Tiger actions show a combination of style and power. No one can tell Tiger what to do, Tiger stands out in the crowd, and Tiger is a free thinker who never conforms.
Four mighty Tigers guard the four directions. North is guarded by the black (water) Tiger who represents winter. East is guarded by the green (wood) Tiger who represents spring. South is guarded by the red (fire) Tiger who represents summer. West is guarded by the white (metal) Tiger who represents autumn. The center is guarded by the yellow (earth) Tiger who represents the sun.
The Chinese god of wealth, Hsai Shen, rides a tiger for Tiger brings good fortune. All Tigers scare off thieves, ghosts, and fires. Therefore, Tiger is a formidable animal totem to contact in the shamanic realm to assist in banishments and purifications.
The year of the Tiger is explosive, wildly creative, big, and bold. It is a time of extremes so all of life’s activities will be experienced on a grand scale. Tempers flare, drama and excitement reign, and crazy dreams can become reality. Expect massive social change, political rebellions, and military coups.
Your Personal Tiger Horoscope
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