What does the Year of the Ox mean?
The Chinese Zodiac is mainly comprised of The Five Elements (Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth) and The Twelve Animal Zodiac Signs. 2021 is the Earth Ox Year.
In Chinese culture, the Ox is a symbol of spring, loyalty, kindness, security, and success. Looking back to the era of agricultural civilization in China, Ox were important and powerful assets to people. In the sequencing of the Chinese zodiac, the Ox being right after the Rat, highlights its formidability and energy.