“It is better to have lived one day as a tiger

than a thousand years as a sheep.”

— Tibetan proverb


2010 – Year of the White Tiger

The Tiger (associated with good fortune, power, and royalty), is viewed with both fear and respect; hence, their protection and wisdom is sought after. Many people believe the tiger, and not the lion, as the true king of beasts.

Position in the Zodiac: 3rd

Chinese Name: Hu

Ruling Hours: 3:00 am – 4:59 am

Season/Month: Winter/February

Similar to Western Horoscope Sun Sign: Aquarius

Planet: Venus

Gemstone: Sapphire

Lucky Color: Green

Lucky Numbers: 2, 3

Direction of Orientation: East Northeast

Polarity: Yang (Male)

Fixed Element: Wood (But in 2010 – Metal)

“Jealousy is a tiger

that tears not only its prey

but also its own raging heart”

Horoscope 2010, forecast for the 2010 year of the white Tiger

The coming 2010 year of the metal Tiger is around the corner. It looks like we’ve got mood swinging, vigorous and hard-working year ahead. As you might guess, coming 2010 year of the metal Tiger is passionate, honest and modest. Sun sign horoscope for the 2010 year of the Tiger like his animal sing is naturally forgiving, rarely holding grudges for long, it symbolizes eternal family values, rate highly friends support and care.
Yearly 2010 forecast and horoscope 2010 for your zodiac sign.

“He who rides a tiger

is afraid to dismount.”

-Chinese Proverbs quotes

Tiger Personality

Tiger people are difficult to resist, for they are magnetic characters and their natural air of authority confers a certain prestige on them. They are tempestuous yet calm, warm-hearted yet fearsome, courageous in the face of danger yet yielding and soft in mysterious, unexpected places. They enjoy life full of challenges and unexpected events, like visiting unusual places and meet interesting outstanding people. Other people in their part are easily attracted by the tiger’s enthusiasm and the course of life. Tiger person finds a pleasure in unpredictable, and while other people would rather make a backward step, he/she is not afraid to explore new and unusual. But it is not that simple to interest the tiger. What they really need is first-hand experience. Usually open and frank, these people are likely to withdraw and you can be aggressive when trapped. As soon as the tiger person has regained his/her sense of security his/her confidence also returns, enabling him/her to set out once more. These people usually tend to trust their instincts, though there is another side of their personality, which assesses situations thoughtfully before launch any actions. Their friends usually secretly admire their determination and optimism, though sometimes may find it complicated to share the tiger’s enthusiasm and can be pushed away and left behind. In spite of the fact that tiger people can be courageous and generous friends, if they are not able to achieve what they want, they can be inflexible and self-centered. So if your friend was born in the year of the tiger, there will be highs and lows in your friendship, but the friendship itself will remain firm.

Tiger Love Affairs

People born in the year of the tiger are often sensitive and emotional. They are capable of great love, but they may also become too intense about it. Sometimes they are territorial and possessive. If your friend or beloved is a tiger type and he/she wants you to take his/her side against the bad guys, you most likely will do it. As lovers, tiger people are passionate and romantic, but the real challenge for them is to grasp the true meaning of moderation.

Tiger type of people are often attracted by people with an independent character, but it is important to remember that even if that people are stimulated by the tiger’s company and admire tiger’s energy, they can still manage without them. Tiger person is usually not afraid to express his/her emotions and feelings, but it is natural for him/her to change his/her preferences. Tiger person needs a partner who remains steady and constant, and quietly pursues their own plans. Tiger Career

Because of the fact that people born in this year are urgent creatures and always in a hurry to get things done right, they usually choose to operate alone. Tigers like to work; they are hard-working and dynamic by nature. If you assign a task to a Tiger, the job will be undertaken and accomplished with enthusiasm and efficiency. Optimism, determination and initiative are their strong points. While some projects may succeed because tiger has the drive to see them through to the end, the other will be left in a half – way because of the tiger’s inability to deal well with failure. Tiger person becomes flustered when colleagues discover that he/she have misjudged situation

In spite of his/her enormous energy and commitment, tiger person must be able to sustain his/her optimism and drive or he/she could dissipate his/her efforts. Other people should hold the pursue strings, budged for the unforeseen and direct him/her to do what he/she is the best at. One of the most important ingredient in a partnership with this type is always to be focused on an objective.

Ideal Job for the Tiger Include

Entrepreneur, Military officer, Politician, Musician, Writer, Poet, Designer, Theatre director, Stockbroker, Athlete, Film star, Trade union leader, Company director, Stunt person, Explorer, Teacher.

Unless you enter the tiger’s den,

you cannot take the cubs.

– Japanese proverb

Horoscope background

Lucky Numbers: 4, 5, 7, 9, 13, 34, 44, 45, 54
Equivalent Western Sign: Aquarius
Element WOOD
Yin/Yang YANG


Some Famous Tigers: Sir David Attenborough, Natalie Wood, Tom Berenger, Agatha Christie, H.G. Wells, Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Roberta Flack, Frederick Forsyth, Jodie Foster, Stevie Wonder Sir Alec Guiness, Hugh Hefner, William Hurt, Dylan Thomas, Marilyn Monroe, Demi Moore, Beatrix Potter, Diana Rigg, Lionel Ritchie, Kenny Rogers.

Tiger Compatibility

Compatible with : Horse, Dragon, Dog
Less Compatible with : Rat, Ox, Rabbit, Tiger, Ram, Pig
Least Compatible with : Rooster, Snake, Monkey

Positive and Negative Capability

Positive: The Tiger can be lovable, alluring, warm-hearted, altruistic, honourable, hard-working, pleasant, independant, engaging, dynamic and idealist sweetie pies.

Negative: The Tiger can also be rash, hot-headed, reckless, infatuated, quarrelsome, caustic, moody, predatory, rebellious, disobedient and irreverent rascals.


Marco Polo (September 15, 1254 – January 9, 1324) Italian trader and explorer.

Ludwig van Beethoven (December 16, 1770 – March 26, 1827), German composer and pianist.

Karl Marx (May 5, 1818 -March 14, 1883), German philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, and founder of communism.
Emily Jane Brontë (30 July 30, 1818 – December 19, 1848), English novelist and poet.

Oscar Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900), Irish playwright, poet and author.

Beatrix Potter (July 28, 1866 – 22 December 22, 1943), English children’s book writer, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist.
H.G. Wells (September 21, 1866 – August 13, 1946), English science fiction author.

Agatha Christie (September 15, 1890 – January 12, 1976), English crime writer of novels, short stories and plays.
Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), 34th President of the United States and a five-star general in the U.S. Army.
Charles De Gaulle (November 22, 1890 – November 9, 1970), a French general and statesman.

1902 (Water)
John Ernst Steinbeck (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968), American writer.

1914 (Wood)
Sir Alec Guinness (April 2, 1914 – August 5, 2000), English actor.
Dylan Thomas (October 27, 1914 – November 9, 1953), Welsh poet, short story author, film and radio script writer.

1926 (Fire)
Queen Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926), British queen regnant of sixteen independent states known as the Commonwealth realms.
Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926), American singer of popular music, standards and jazz.

1938 (Earth)
Rudolf Nureyev (March 17, 1938 – January 6, 1993), Russian ballet performer.
“Kenny” Rogers (born August 21, 1938), American country music singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.

1950 (Metal)
William Hurt (born March 20, 1950), American actor.
Stevie Wonder (born May 13, 1950), an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

1962 (Water)
“Jim” Carrey (born January 17, 1962), Canadian-American actor and stand-up comedian.
Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962), American country music artist.
Paula Abdul (born June 19, 1962)[3], American pop singer, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality.

Tom Cruise (born July 3, 1962), American actor and film producer.
“Bill” Murray (born September 21, 1950), American comedian and actor.
“Demi” Moore (born on November 11, 1962), American actress.
Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962), American actor, director and producer.

1974 (Wood)
Alanis Morissette (born June 1, 1974), Canadian/American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress.
Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974), American actress.
Leonardo DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974), American actor and film producer.

1986 (Fire)

1998 (Earth)