Lunar New Year Houston 2014 As the wise Water Snake slithers back into its karmic Yin darkness, we sense a faint, but steady pounding of the earth beneath our feet as the old year wanes. The Year of the Horse breaks through with the dawn of January 31, 2014. This year, 4712 on the Chinese calendar, is the Year of the Green Wood Horse. The Horse is a Yang creature- hopeful, optimistic and confident. This Wood Horse Year will be filled with great energy and big dreams. This Horse is ready to run free. Jump on. Center your balance. Ride [...]
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The Snake is wise. The Snake is unforgiving. Understand this to prepare for the Year of the Snake. The Snake is the most complex force in the 12-year zodiac cycle and its Year presents as "unsettled", at best. While history tells us the Snake Year has never been tranquil, it can be well spent in reflection, planning and in contemplation of long-sought solutions. The Snake Years' reputation for turmoil and "sharp dealings" can always be traced to missteps and excesses rooted in the preceding Dragon Year. These celestial serpents are inextricably intertwined. Unprecedented calamity struck in our last Snake Year [...]
One of five distinctly formative Elements energizes each of the 12 zodiac creatures every 60 years. While the Dragon Year comes every 12 years, the Energy generated by these core Elements as Wood Dragon, Fire Dragon, Earth Dragon, Metal Dragon, or Water Dragon years will present different challenges. All Dragon Years are considered exceedingly powerful. But, as you might guess, a Fire Dragon Year brings different aspect impacts than a Water Dragon Year. For more on this, check out The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes, by Lau. The Energy of this Water Dragon Year will favor optimum expansion and growth, being [...]
Greetings, LNYH Fans! Bring the whole family to celebrate the New Year with 100 Lions & Dragons and a million Lucky Red Firecrackers! New Show for 2011! Terrific singers with The Rising Sun band will entertain with our favorite Vietnamese music for our Saturday, Feb. 12th, evening show from 7 pm - 10 pm at Viet Hoa Center. Party dancing and sing-alongs, delectable edibles and luscious libations will cap off a great day of celebration for the New Year! Making It Happen! Because Lunar New Year Houston is a FREE Event, our very best news is always about the generous [...]
We welcomed this tranquil year after the ferocious challenges of the Tiger Year. This congenial year bestows good taste and refinement, diplomacy and compromise. This temperate Rabbit year moves us to act with discretion and exercise the fine art of persuasion. Year of the Rabbit We welcomed this tranquil year after the ferocious challenges of the Tiger Year. This congenial year bestows good taste and refinement, diplomacy and compromise. This temperate Rabbit year moves us to act with discretion and exercise the fine art of persuasion. The Rabbit Year is so fortunate; it tends to spoil us with too much [...]
How the Animals came to the Zodiac It is told that the Buddha, or in some stories, the Jade Emperor of Taoist divinity, sent forth Invitation to the Great Event. It was the invitation to the ultimate competition for Animals that might be named to the Zodiac for All Time. It would be the Great Race across all terrains and climax in the crossing of a Mighty River. Until then, Cat and Rat had been Friends. As Cat and Rat were the very worst swimmers, they devised a clever plan to ride the back of the strongest of the Animals [...]