Happy Chinese New Year of the Ox! (Jan.26, 2009 – Feb.13, 2010 Year of the Earth Ox – 4707)
This year has special significance because President Barack Obama was born Aug. 4, 1961 which makes him a Metal Ox. People born under this sign are reliable, hard-working and tolerant. This will be year of discipline, responsibility and domestic affairs. Every 12 years we see the year of the Ox. It takes 60 years for it to be an Earth Ox year. Also known as year of the Buffalo, the Chinese Ox is a blend of Taurus and Capricorn traits.
This also is the first of 2 Solar Eclipses of the year. This eclipse falls in the sign of Aquarius which will bring inspiration and breakthroughs often brought on by accidents and studying the way systems operate.