April 2021 – Month of the Blue Water Dragon

Posted by: carol On April 5, 2021

April 2021 ushers in the Blue Water Dragon. After all of the metal we have been experiencing, the water element this month should create more free movement. Water is the only element that can bypass obstacles, and find its way around whatever is blocking it. The downside of the combination of this water with the …

learn more

Month of the Wood Ox

Posted by: carol On January 8, 2020

Ding Chou, the month of the Yin Fire Ox, begins January 6th, 2019 and lasts until February 4th, 2020. The image of the elemental combination (yin fire over yin earth) brings to mind the subtle lights of the aurora borealis flickering over the frozen earth as it begins to melt and flow again. The Yin …

learn more

Auspicious Days December 2019

Posted by: carol On December 9, 2019

Auspicious Days December, 2019 Bing Zi, the month of the red fire water rat begins December 7th, 2019 and lasts until January 6th, 2020. The image of the elemental combination (yang fire over yang water) is the Sun covered by clouds, an eclipse. And amazingly, the third and final beautiful solar eclipse of 2019 will …

learn more

Auspicious Dates November 2019

Posted by: carol On November 9, 2019

Yi Hai (Yin Wood Pig) begins November 8th, 2019 and ends December 6, 2019. Since 2019 is the “Brown Earth Pig Year,” there will be double yin pig energy this month! yikes!! It is interesting to consider why a pig and rooster are considered yin animals, while the monkey and dragon are considered yang. Yin …

learn more

Auspicious Days October 2019

Posted by: carol On October 8, 2019

Jia Xu (甲 戌,) yang wood dog, begins October 8th, and last until Nov. 6th, 2019. The image of yang wood is that of a lone tree growing out of a hard rocky surface or in a dry barren desert. The roots are often partially exposed and vulnerable. This type of dog energy means time …

learn more


Posted by: carol On September 6, 2019

Gui You – Water Rooster September 8 – October 7, 2019 is ruled by Gui You, the yin water rooster. Of all the elements, yin water is the most gentle and soft. It is represented in nature by rain, clouds, mist and any kind of small amounts of water. With all of the Fires burning …

learn more

Auspicious Dates August 2019

Posted by: carol On August 12, 2019

Ren Shen, 壬 申, Yang Water Monkey, begins August 7 and lasts until September 7, 2019. This is the seventh month of the Chinese calendar and is known as the month of the “Hungry Ghosts!” I can’t believe I started the Auspicious dates last August! What I wrote last year seems to be even more …

learn more

Auspicious Days in July, 2019

Posted by: carol On July 3, 2019

Xin Wei (辛 未), Yin Metal Sheep, begins July 7th and lasts until August 8th, 2019. The white sheep, which is one of the most yin signs in Chinese astrology, is seen as the most creative, intuitive and gentle of all the animals. The sheep’s qi when combined with the yearly pig energy tends to …

learn more

Auspicious Dates for June 2019

Posted by: carol On June 12, 2019

Geng Wu 庚午 Yang Metal Horse June 6th – July 6th, 2019 This month the elements are in opposition. Geng is yang metal and the horse is yang fire. Raw geng metal is of no use until it is forged in fire and bent or hammered into a useful tool or weapon such as an …

learn more

Auspicious Dates May 2019

Posted by: carol On May 9, 2019

Ji Si ( Yellow Earth Snake,) begins May 6, 2019, and lasts until June 6, 2019. The Snake month opposes the Pig year, so the whole month may be challenging. However, there are still auspicious days and non auspicious days (relatively speaking of course!!) As the Yellow Earth Snake brings behind-the-scenes talks, secret negotiations and …

learn more