Acknowledgments. Introduction: The Wisdom of 12. I. Numerological Meanings of 12. II. Chinese Astrology and 12 Animal Symbols. III. Eight Trigrams, 12 Tidal Hexagrams, and the Cycle of Nature. The Beginning: Finding Your Animals. The Animals. 1. Rat and Fu (Rebirth). 2. Ox and Lin (Deliver). 3. Tiger and Tai (Balance). 4. Rabbit and DaZhuang (Prosper). 5. Dragon and Guai (Transform). 6. Snake and Qian (Strengthen). 7. Horse and Gou (Copulate). 8. Goat and Dun (Retreat). 9. Monkey and Pi (Break). 10. Rooster and Guan (Observe). 11. Dog and Bo (Peel). 12. Pig and Kun (Flow). Afterword: Living in Harmony.