The Chinese Astrology: The Chinese Zodiac Signs: The Rat
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独KOMA popular toy for Oshogatsu.
Chinese Signs: Rat (I am a Rat)
Oshogatsu ( the Japanese New Year ) a New Year's decoration made of bamboo and pine branches
Mochitsuki Rice pounding for Mochi, or New Year's rice cakes at Oshogatsu 2013
HAMAYA (arrow of protection sold on OSHOGATSU, New Years) OMAMORI (Japanese amulet) sold at Shinto shrines.
Rat Chinese Zodiac Calligraphy on Textured Parchment. Get in depth info on Chinese Rat personality and traits at http://www.examiner.com/article/the-chinese-zodiac-the-chinese-horoscope-astrology-the-year-of-the-rat For a more lighthearted look at the Chinese Rat go to http://www.examiner.com/article/a-funny-look-at-the-chinese-zodiac-sign-of-the-rat