Snake                                                                   

Birth Dates:  23 October - 22 November.

Earth influence:  The Frost Time.

Influencing wind:  The West Winds.

Direction:  West.

Predominate elements:  Water with Earth

Elemental clan:  Frog (Water) Clan.       (Function: mental involvement)

Birth and animal totem:  Snake.

Plant totem:   Thistle.

Mineral totem:  Amethyst.

Polarity totem:  Beaver.

Affinity totem:  Violet.

Musical vibration:  B natural.

Personality:  Intense. Impulsive. Ambitious. Determined. Mysterious.

Feelings:  Hidden.

Intention:  Introspection.

Nature:  Inquiring.

Positive traits:  Purposeful. Discerning. Imaginative.

Negative traits:  Resentful. Stubborn. Secretive. Suspicious.

Sex-drive:  Intense.

Compatibilities:  Woodpeckers and Wolves.

Conscious aim:  Satisfaction.

Subconscious desire:  Spiritual union.

Life-path:  Sensitivity.

I Ching trigram:  K'un. The Receptive Earth. Natural response.

Must cultivate:  Determination. Adaptability. Creativity.

Must avoid:   Egotism. Arrogance. Envy. Despondency.

Spiritual alchemy:  Yin predominates.