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12 Terrestrial Branches

The 10 Heavenly Stems              (= 10 Celestial Stems) 
 
have 
 
        12 Terrestrial Branches      (= 12 Earthly Branches)
                                                         (= 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals)
                                                    
 
Terrestrial Branch Animal Correspondence

Zi           Rat
Chou    Ox
Yin        Tiger
Mao      Rabbit
Chen    Dragon
Si          Snake
Wu       Horse
Wei      Goat
Shen   Monkey
You     Rooster
Xu       Dog
Hai     Pig

zi  chou yin mao, chen, si, wu, wei, shen, you, xu, hai
子 丑      寅  卯       辰      巳 午    未    申       酉    戌   亥
T   A      O    N        Th      R  G     P     S         L     Ts   E
22 1     16  13        9       20 3     17    21      12   18   5

rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, pig


November, December, Janaury, Febraury, March, April, May, June, July,
August, September

October, November


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