The snake is the 6th animal in the classic Chinese zodiac. In recent years, the years of the dragon were 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013, 2025. In Ancient China, the snake symbolised worship. The snake’s lucky numbers are 2, 8 and 9 and their lucky flowers are the orchid and the cactus.
People born in the year of the snake are regarded as the most intuitive while also being the most private and secluded. The snake represents the symbol of wisdom, and thus snake people are both wise and intelligent, with a great mind for thinking.
Snakes are generally quite materialistic, and will work to keep up to fashion and with the trend of their neighbours, friends and colleagues and they feel like they need the very best of everything. People with the snake symbol will prefer to work on their own which can make them stressed. When they do appear stressed, it is best to leave them to their selves so they can be on their own and recover.
Snakes enjoy peace and quiet, and stray away from noisy environments. Snakes are better at taking on small workloads as large amounts of work at one time will cause them stress. They need to take plenty of time for themselves to relax and rejuvenate. The timing of any holiday is important for snake people, it must be the right time. Friends and loved ones surrounding snake people should pay particularly close attention to their health, especially with older people.
Snakes tend to be quite diligent and often have a creative flair. Snakes are very hardworking, though they tend to become bored with their job easily, resulting in many career changes throughout their lives. Snakes enjoy problem solving and nothing stimulates them more that an extremely complex problem to work on. Some careers that are best suited to a snake would be: scientist, analyst, investigator, painter, potter and astrologer.
Those born in the year of the snake do not have an abundance of friends, this is because they are extremely private with their thoughts and feelings. The snake chooses friends very carefully and if the friendship is breached the snake will never forgive. Snake people will fiercely protect and defend their friends and often become jealous and in some cases even obsessive.
Relationship wise, Snakes are most compatible with the ox and rooster, and least compatible with the tiger monkey and pig.