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The Year of Fire Monkey 2016

The Introduction of 2016 Year of Red Monkey

2016 is the 4713th Chinese Year and the first day of 2016 Monkey year is on February 4, 2016. the Monkey, is a metaphysical embodiment of the anthropogenic factor and will be the main patron of 2016, so, it also can say Monkey year is our year, the year of humanity. During the Spring and Autumn Period, the dignified Chinese official title of marquis was pronounced 'Hou', the same as the pronunciation of ‘monkey’ in Chinese. The animal was thereby bestowed with an auspicious meaning.


The Characters of People Born in the Year of Monkey 2016

The Good Character of the People Born in the Year of Monkey 2016:

People born in the year of the monkey are lively, flexible, witty and versatile with strong practical ability. They are usually good leaders and they have an insatiable desire for knowledge and show amazing creativity in their work. They are highly intelligent and they are self-assured, sociable and innovative. Besides, they are really good at saving up money and they are most in good physical conditions. As they have extraordinary ability to distinguish between things, they can always make good decisions. In their families, they are usually considerate and thoughtful.

The Bad Character of the People Born in the Year of Monkey 2016:

The people born in the year of monkey are sometimes a bit quick-tempered. This may hinder them from getting success. So, they should learn to be patient to overcome, and sometimes, they can also be jealous, suspicious, cunning, arrogant and impatient, and tend to look down on others.


The Overall Trend in 2016 Year of Monkey

For Rat: You are best friends with monkey, so this year, your life can be fun and exciting, full of Monkey-inspired treats and surprises, the monkey year is perfect for you to get married or engaged or have a child.

For OX: 2016 monkey year is a great time for you to experience a big change of scenery. But Monkey’s fast ways aren’t your style. Ox prefers slow, steady, and natural. But Ox respects Monkey, who takes risks, is a good leader, and knows how to succeed.

For Tiger: You will still benefit from the action and liveliness of Monkey year, but monkey can stretch the truth, so think before you pounce, not all ideas are worth pursuing.

For Rabbit: the monkey year will bring many opportunities that you will enjoy, you can enjoy the Monkey fun, and express your creative side. Rest if you feel overwhelmed by too much activity. Feng shui of your home and office is a must for sensitive Rabbit to maintain balance during Monkey year.

For Dragon: this year is our lucky year! Say yes to everything! Monkey is your best friend, so you’ll like the vibrant and exciting energy of this Fire Monkey year. There are opportunities for success in business. Just avoid lawsuits or any type of legal entanglement.

For Snake: Luck is with you this year, especially during summer. And your good luck continues in Rooster year 2017. But lay low when in doubt because 2016 yang Fire energy can, at times, be too stimulating for yin Snake, even the 1977 Fire Snake.

For Horse – Fire Monkey brings lots of active, yang energy that Horse thrives on and finds inspiring. A year for adventure, new journeys, and excitement, just don’t let affairs get out of hand in summer.

For Sheep – Success can continue from the previous Sheep year. But Monkey’s fast pace is not always to your liking. Extravagance is popular in a Monkey year, and people want luxuries. So be sure to avoid debt because “Sheep eat paper” meaning that Sheep can really spend.

For Monkey: this year is your year for action, all seasons are fortunate but luck is strongest in autumn. You benefit from the strong, fiery, yang energy of your own year. An excellent time to start new endeavors, succeed in business, and make big change happen.

For Rooster –Monkey year is a time of excitement, adventure, and new experiences for you. It’s fine to take risks and discover new outcomes. Take a chance because you’ll discover very quickly what does work, or what’s not worth pursuing.

 For Dog – Monkey year brings yang energy to get things done, and Dog likes accomplishments. There’s much activity and personal involvement in this passionate Fire Monkey year. This new energy is inspiring to Dog, but it might encourage you to be overly enthusiastic or unrealistic. So stay vigilant and responsible, natural Dog traits, because projects might not develop as planned.

For Pig – Monkey year can inspire you to be the life of the party! So join the whirlwind activities in this exciting Fire Monkey year. Accept all social invitations, and travel is highlighted. Just keep a clear perspective and not get carried away. Don’t let people take advantage of your generosity, or mistake kindness for weakness.


Other Details of 2016 Year of Monkey:

The Element of 2016 Year of Monkey   

The 2016 year of the monkey is a Yang Fire year. Fire shapes Metal, but can also be a destructive force. Elements of chaos and creation dance together with wild abandon. Scams, delusions and illusions are plentiful, and psychological factors have strong influence. Often it's not what you see, but how you see it that matters.

Lucky Signs for Monkey 2016:

Lucky Numbers: 1,8,9

Lucky Colors: white, gold, blue

Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum, alliums

Lucky Directions: north, northwest, west

Lucky days: the 14th and 28th of any Chinese lunar calendar month

Lucky months: the 8th and 12th Chinese lunar months.

Things That Should Be Avoided by Monkeys

Unlucky colors: red, pink

Unlucky numbers: 2 and 7

Unlucky direction: south, southeast

Unlucky months: the 7th and 11th Chinese lunar months