May 2020

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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Happy New Year 2020 – Year of the White Metal Rat

Posted by: carol On January 22, 2020

Happy New Year 2020 – Year of the White Metal Rat The Chinese New Year of the White Metal Rat begins January 25, 2020 and ends February 11, 2021. It ushers in a new day, a new year, a new 12 year cycle, and a new 60 year cycle. The Chinese celestial zodiac begins each …

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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

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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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 …

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AUSPICIOUS DATES FOR SEPTEMBER 2019

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 …

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Auspicious Dates August 2019

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 …

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