The Burmese zodiac was created by monks in Myanmar. This form of astrology also makes use of signs, however in Burmese Astrology there are 8 animals that relate to the 7 days of the week. Your Burmese sign is indicated by the day of the week that you were born. The Burmese Zodiac is based on the number 8, as the vibration and energy of this number is one of universal balance, and harmony. The Burmese zodiac also makes use of 8 planets in the system.
The Burmese Signs and their meanings:
Monday - Tiger
Ruling planet - The Moon
Meticulous, observant and smart. You assess every aspect of a situation before you come to a decision. You are very structured and devoted to your duty and family or peer group. You don't like to waste your time and prefer to get down to the nitty gritty of things, and also do not appreciate it when others waste your time.
Tuesday - Lion
Ruling Planet - Mars
Loyal, brave and warm. You are a natural leader and have a strong drive and ambition for your passions. Very well composed, you like to come across as respectable and classy. You can seem stubborn at times, and it is challenging to get you to change your opinion or mind once it has been set.
Wednesday - Elephant with tusks
Ruling Planet - Mercury
In Burmese Astrology, they have divided Wednesday into two signs. If you were born in the morning (before 12pm), you would be an Elephant with tusks. This sign is stubborn and unpredictable, however this is due to you possessing a lot of power and need to choose carefully where you apply yourself. You have a very exciting personality and you stand out in a crowd! You can have a slight tendency to be a control freak.
Elephant without tusks
Ruling Planet - Mercury
If you were born at night (after 12pm), you are an Elephant without tusks. You are quiet and reserved, People born on Wednesdays are usually introverts and become overwhelmed in large crowds or the limelight. You prefer to work alone and perform better when not being bossed around. You tend to be very successful in your endeavors.
Thursday - Rat
Ruling Planet - Jupiter
You are adaptable and able to fit in in any environment or situation. You know how to get yourself into good situations and out of bad situations. You are extremely changeable and versatile. You know how to get what you want and you usually get it. A true opportunist by nature, you can be a force to be reckoned with once you set your mind to something!
Friday - Guinea Pig
Ruling Planet - Venus
You possess a lot of creative abilities and have a strong energy. You can be slightly ADHD, and get excited quickly but struggle to finish something once you have started it. You are very aware of how to get along well with other people and you have a pleasant personality that most people find attractive. You are good at making artistic creations, or just creating anything really! You get easily bored and need constant stimulation.
Saturday - Dragon
Ruling Planet - Saturn
You have a very strong personality and it is difficult to ignore you. You are very outgoing and love meeting new people. You are a perfectionist and you have very high standards, sometimes your standards are too high and you struggle to meet your idea of perfection and put too much pressure on yourself or others! You can have a very good sense of humor and can get others to chuckle at your jokes and comments regularly.
Sunday - Garuda
Ruling planet - The Sun
The Garuda is a mythical Burmese Bird god. If you are a Garuda, you are extremely caring and selfless. You radiate love and purity in all your actions and intentions and you have an extremely friendly and accepting nature to all people. You are a good support for other people and help other people reach their fullest potential. Some may see you as naive and too caring.