Chinese astrology also considers the phase of the moon at the time of a person's birth to be significant. . The sigificance of the four phases are as follows:
First quarter (new) 1 - 7.5 days
The first quarter symbolizes birth, renewal, sowing and awakening, and is associated with spring, the east and the element wood. People born in this phase are lively and innovative, and are free spirits with a love of new ideas and adventures. They are generally impressionable, inventive and outgoing, but also impulsive and restless. This lunar phase governs the signs of Tiger, Rabbit and Dragon.
Second quarter (waxing) 7.5 - 15 days
The second quarter symbolizes potency, maturity, full growth and development, and is associated with summer, the south and the element fire. People born in this phase are likely to be strong minded, competent fighters and doers, capable of aggressive and forceful action. Full of potent energy, they are the leaders of the lunar cycle. This lunar phase gov