The Chinese New Year started on February 12, 2021 and will last until January 31, 2022.
After a year of uncertainties and masked identities, let’s look at what the year of the Metal Ox has in store for us.
The Ox is a powerful animal. According to the professional astrologer Susan Levitt, the Year of the Ox can transform the challenges brought by the year of the Rat (2020) into positive outcomes.
Characteristics of the Metal Ox
In Chinese culture, the Ox is a valued animal. They are patient, hardworking and dependable. Oxen are known for their stamina and strength. They give their 100% in anything they set their minds to.
The Metal element, on the other hand, signifies strength, fortitude and stability. It is associated with the qualities of gold and silver, denoting good fortune.
When combined, the Metal Ox is a diligent and strong Ox with the robust, firm and wealthy characteristics of a Metal. This year of the Metal Ox brings career advancement, success in business, prosperity, and wellness for all zodiac signs.
The message of the year of the Metal Ox is very clear: success will come to those who work hard. Really hard.
The energy that is brought by the Metal Ox is a renewed hope for a better year. However, we need to navigate them correctly and mindfully to avoid pitfalls along the way.
Lucky things for Oxen
The year of the Ox occurs every 12 years. The next one will be in 2033.
Recent years of the Ox: 1913, 1925, 1937,1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009.
Lucky Colors: Blue, yellow, green.
Directions of auspiciousness: East, Southeast
Directions of wealth: Northwest
Directions of love: South
Lucky Numbers: 1, 4 and numbers containing 1 and 4 (e.g., 14 and 41).
Lucky Flowers: Lily of the valley and lucky bamboo.
Zodiacs most compatible with an Ox: Rat, Snake, Rooster
This year predicts renewed hope, success and prosperity. So, don’t let anxiety and negativity affect you. Lift your head and stand your ground. Be as mighty as the Metal Ox.