Herbal Crab

According to the Chinese zodiac, you are “Grass.”

In Western Astrology, you are a Cancer.

Have you often felt trapped by the various ties that bind you?

For example, strict rules at school, strict parenting, classmates who ask many things of you, etc.  One of the characteristics of your life is that you are tangled up in these ties of various aspects of your life. This may sound somewhat negative, but it is not necessarily a bad thing. After all, the cause of this is your kindness. Thanks to your kindness, you can’t turn a blind eye to other people’s problems, so you tend to get involved.  You may even take the brunt of the problem yourself in order to protect your loved ones.

Of course, you cannot bear everything that happens to others, but you are the type of person who genuinely wants to carry others’ burdens. Whether this is a good thing or not is a matter of opinion, but many people would agree that it is a beautiful way to live.

If you have done any astrology in the past, then you already know that you are classified as a Cancer in Western astrology (to be precise, your Sun sign is Cancer). Cancers are characterised as highly sensitive and loving people. They don’t like things to change too much and they deeply cherish their memories.

On the other hand, in the Oriental divination system (the Four Pillars of Destiny) you are represented by the Chinese character for “Grass” (more accurately, the Chinese character for “乙”). This represents the way in which you approach things, not head on, but rather as if you are entangled in your surroundings. Picture the image of a vine that grows while entangling itself in nearby objects. This image may not have the power of an instantaneous breakthrough, but your destiny gives you the tenacity to reach your goal slowly and steadily.

Western astrology and the Four Pillars of Destiny are two different types of divination. However, they are the same in that they both use your birthday to determine your destiny. The laws of the two worlds, East and West, each determine the fate that presides at the moment of your birth.

In other words, you, a human being with a complex destiny, are interpreted from the standpoint of both the East and the West. This does not mean that one of these interpretations is correct and the other incorrect. Rather, this means that both should be interpreted in a three-dimensional, complementary way.

Here we will analyze your Cancer traits and your essence as a Grass sign. When interpreted together, you can be described as an “Herbal Crab”.

Imagine a crab that moves around, sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly, out of sight of many people. This crab lives in places where medicinal herbs are growing to heal people’s wounds. The crab tries hard to guard itself and protect itself from enemies. Interestingly, crabs themselves seem to have a mysterious healing power, as they live near medicinal plants.

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