Chinese signs are actually a group plan which assigns a creature and its presumed credits to every year in a repeating order. Chinese signs are actually total 12 which mean it is a cycle of 12 years. It is estimation to the 11.86 year orbital time of Jupiter which is the greatest planet of our planetary group. The planet Jupiter and its varieties stay prominent in a few East Asian nations including Cambodia, China, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Korea, Mongolia, Japan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Thailand and additionally the Buddhist date-book. This Chinese collection of signs is termed as “Zodiac” which is similar to the superficialities of Western zodiac. Both of them have the time cycles are which are divided into 12 parts. Most of the signs are named on the name of animals. Each of the signs is linked with a specific culture. Each sign describes specific personality of a person which is not identical with the others signs. However, the main difference between Chinese and Western zodiac is that, Chinese 12 cycle parts are linked with years while the Western zodiac is parallel to months.
The Chinese 12 zodiac depends on 12 animals. In western zodiac, some of the signs are of animals only. These zodiac animals are used to give date to the years. A person can find his/her Chinese animal zodiac from birth year according to the Chinese yearly calendar. These signs are known as rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. It is considered that people have a strong link with the animals’ year. Chinese believe that the personality of a person depends a lot on the year he/she is born. This belief is similar to the western zodiac signs. Some of the signs are exact matches while some are only a bit well-matched.