The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes 5e

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Harper Collins, Feb 1, 2005 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 464 pages
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Now in its fifth edition, this classic book celebrates its 25th anniversary with an updated look and all new lunar horoscopes through to the year 2008!

The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes remains the definitive, classic work on this fascinating subject and artfully combines the Eastern lunar calendar with Western solar–based astrology.

Discover which of the 12 animal signs you are and how 'the animal that hides in your heart' influences your outlook on life and your relationships with others. Find out the effects of the five elements, the four seasons, and the ascendant signs based on the hour of your birth. Look to the future and learn how you are likely to fare in the upcoming years. Read the personality profiles of East and West combinations, as well as the chapter on the 144 marriage combinations to see the relationships between the 12 lunar signs.

  

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User Review  - Will Jeffries - Goodreads

I enjoy reading Chinese horoscopes. I feel they link us more closely with the Animal Kingdoms of this world. Read full review

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User Review  - Fayren - Goodreads

Great reference book. It's very interesting because it combines the Eastern Lunar calenar with Western solar-based Astrology. Includes children; marriage combinations; ascendants and elements. Get Chinese Take-out; invite a bunch of friends over and get to know each other better. Read full review

Contents

The
1
The Rat and His Ascendants
15
Famous Persons Born in the Year of the Rat
28
The Second Sign of the Lunar Cycle
29
The Ox and His Ascendants
44
The Tiger
59
The Tiger and His Ascendants
73
Famous Persons Born in the Year of the Tiger
86
The Seasons of the Horse
204
The Sheep
207
The Sheep and His Ascendants
222
Famous Persons Born in the Year of the Sheep
235
Compatibility and Conflict Charts for the Monkey
249
The Seasons of the Monkey
265
The Rooster Child
278
How the Rooster Fares in the Lunar Cycle
291

The Rabbit and His Ascendants
102
Famous Persons Born in the Year of the Rabbit
115
The Fifth Sign of the Lunar Cycle
117
The Dragon and His Ascendants
133
Famous Persons Born in theYear of the Dragon
146
The Snake and His Ascendants
162
Famous Persons Born in theYear of the Snake
176
Compatibility and Conflict Charts for the Horse
189
The
305
The Dog and His Ascendants
321
Famous Persons Born in the Year of the Dog
335
Compatibility and Conflict Charts for the Boar
348
The Seasons of the Boar
366
Index
417
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About the author (2005)

Theodora Lau is the author of Best-Loved Chinese Horoscopes and Chinese Horoscopes for Your Child. She was born in Shanghai and currently resides in Southern California. She is married with three children.

Kenneth J. Lau, LCSW, is on the training faculty for the NewKenneth J. Lau, LCSW, is on the training faculty for the New York State Children's Justice Task Force Forensic Best Prac York State Children's Justice Task Force Forensic Best Practice Training. In this capacity, he has trained caseworkers,tice Training. In this capacity, he has trained caseworkers, mental health workers, law enforcement personnel, and attor mental health workers, law enforcement personnel, and attorneys throughout the state on issues related to child sexual neys throughout the state on issues related to child sexual abuse for more than 20 years. In addition, he serves as a coabuse for more than 20 years. In addition, he serves as a consultant to other educators, caseworkers, law enforcement pensultant to other educators, caseworkers, law enforcement personnel and mental health care providers on the investigatiorsonnel and mental health care providers on the investigation and treatment of victims of sexual abuse and their familien and treatment of victims of sexual abuse and their families. Lau is Program Director of Children FIRST at Fordham Univs. Lau is Program Director of Children FIRST at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Children FIRST (thersity Graduate School of Social Service. Children FIRST (the Children and Families Institute for Research, Support and e Children and Families Institute for Research, Support and Training) is committed to advancing the welfare of children Training) is committed to advancing the welfare of children and families in the social service system. Lau also teaches and families in the social service system. Lau also teaches classes at Fordham on interpersonal trauma and the identificclasses at Fordham on interpersonal trauma and the identification and reporting of child abuse. ation and reporting of child abuse.

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