Animal Signs

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Animal Signs (lo rtags), (rtags)

  • The twelve animals which give their names to the successive years of the twelve-year cycle (lo ’gros bcu gnyis, Ch. shi er shu xiang), as well as to the months of the year and the hours of the day are as follows: mouse, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, bird, dog and pig. GD (from the Glossary to Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings)