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The Year of the Dragon (the Serpent)
The Year of the Dragon is the fifth in the zodiac cycle, having the Dragon or the Serpent as a symbol. The Dragon represebts virtue and sanctity. However, those who view the Dragon as a representative of evil or as a mysterious or natural power, takeit to be a medium of destruction. The perception of the Dragon differs in different areas on earth according to the popular imagination of each country.
The Brahmacharti Doctine states that people born in the Year of Dragon are associated with the element of gold; they are male angels and their "kwan" or spirit resides in cotton and bamboo trees. They are articulate, sharp in their conversation, wise and knowledgeable of philosophic principles. They are not keen on delicate or refined works nor are they inclined towards crafts. They lose their temper easily but they are charitable and generous and like to travel. They are able to depend on their children, have lots of relatives and are blessed with property and servants.
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