September 2020 – The month of the green Wood Rooster

Posted by: carol On September 8, 2020

The month of the green Wood Rooster begins September 8 and ends October 7th, 2020. The Rooster is the yin wood compliment to the yang wood monkey. What was started last month (yang wood monkey) usually will find expression this month. I chose this picture above because the rooster this month isn’t the usual “cocky” …

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August 2020 – The month of the Great Wood Monkey Jia Shen

Posted by: carol On August 10, 2020

We have just entered the seventh month (Aug 7 – Sept.7) of the Chinese year, known as the month of the “Hungry Ghosts” and is seen as the lowest , yin point of the year. During this time, the gates of the lower realms are opened and the hungry ghosts are free to roam the …

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July 2020 – The Month of the Blue Water Sheep

Posted by: carol On July 10, 2020

归为 July 7 – August 7 Yesterday, we entered into the Blue Water Sheep month. The contentious, clashing energies of the Water Horse are starting to wane, During Blue Water Sheep months, our emotions usually become more reflective and introspective. The sheep, being one of the most yin signs, is seen as the most creative, …

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Month of the Water Horse

Posted by: carol On June 5, 2020

June 2020 – June 5th – July 5th June 2020 is ruled by the Water Horse, Ren Wu, which starts June 5th and ends July 5th. The element of the month, water, brings an inner clash with the inherent fire energy of the monthly horse and on top of that the horse clashes with the …

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May 2020

Posted by: carol On May 10, 2020

Xin Si (Yin Metal Snake) starts May 5th, 2020 and ends June 4th. 2020. The snake is a fire sign and marks the beginning of summer. Sitting on top of the snake this year is the element yin metal. This means we have a yang metal water rat year and a yin metal fire snake …

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April 2020

Posted by: carol On April 9, 2020

This 3rd month (April 4th to May 5th), in this White Metal Rat year, is ruled by the Golden Metal Dragon or the Golden Shen Lung. There are three great spiritual dragons in Chinese cosmology and Shen-Lung is the Rain God who controls rain, wind, thunder and lightning. Dragons stand for the yang or the …

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March 2020 the month of the Yin Earth Rabbit/Hare

Posted by: carol On March 14, 2020

March 5th – April 3rd, 2020 The month of March is always ruled by the rabbit or hare. It is an animal that epitomize gentleness, refinement, elegance and is rarely angry, hostile or aggressive. It is also are known for longevity, discretion and bringing good luck. Since this month also brings the magical doorway of …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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