Today, February 1, 2014, is the first day of the Chinese New Year 2014, the year of the Wood Horse. Unlike in the US and Europe where we celebrate for only one evening, the celebrations for the New Year go on until the 15th day of the month. Legend has it that Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year. Twelve animals, namely a rat, an ox, a tiger, a rabbit, a dragon, a snake, a . . .