February 2024

Posted by: Carol Assa On February 13, 2024

Happy New Year!! The Chinese Year of the Green Wood Dragon begins February 10, 2024, and ends January 28, 2025. The Chinese dragon is unique because it is the only mythical creature of all the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac and is very different from the European dragon. For example, the European dragons breath …

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January 2024 Year of the Green Wood Dragon – 甲⾠

Posted by: Carol Assa On January 13, 2024

Locations of the 4 Annual Feng Shui Afflictions for 2024 Water Placement for the New 20 Year Fire Cycle We are fast approaching the New Lunar Year of the Yang Wood Green Dragon  which begins February 10th, 2024. The first day of the Chinese astrological/Feng Shui year, however, is different from this popular Chinese New …

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October 2023 Month of Reflections on Shadows

Posted by: Carol Assa On October 5, 2023

Reflections on Shadows and a New Video: Wetigo – A Virus of the Mind with Richard Coldman As we move more deeply into the yin side of the year, I remembered a book I  read years ago entitled “In Praise of Shadows” by Junichiro Tanizaki. In the  book, he explores how in the past life …

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September 2023 Month of the Metal Rooster – Xin You ⾟辛⾣酉

Posted by: Carol Assa On September 5, 2023

Cobalt Blue and Gold Flagstaff Dowsing Conference The eighth month of the Chinese calendar is always  ruled  by Rooster qi. The rooster, especially the golden  rooster, likes to be the center of  attention and  doesn’t hesitate  to say what is on his mind. He is  characterized by charm,  flamboyance, punctuality,  principled opinions, and  dogmatic beliefs. …

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August 2023 Month of the Gold Metal Monkey – Geng Shen 庚申

Posted by: Carol Assa On September 5, 2023

The Hungry Ghosts, Vivaxis and the Flagstaff Dowsing Conference The seventh solar month of the Chinese calendar is always ruled by the Monkey. It begins on August 8 this year, and marks the beginning of the Autumn season This cerebral yang metal sign usually represents the qualities  of agility, intelligence, courage, strength and chaotic individualism. …

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June 2023 – Brown Earth Horse WuWu – 戊 午 Solstice – Midsummer

Posted by: M. Carol Assa On June 7, 2023

At the summer solstice, which begins on June 21st this year, the rays of the sun strike the ground absolutely vertically at the Tropic of Cancer (23.5 degrees north) and do not cast any shadows for several minutes. the sun then seems to “stand still” (Solstice) for three days, from June 21 – 23. the …

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May 2023 – Month of the Yin Fire Snake Ding Si 丁⺒

Posted by: M. Carol Assa On May 8, 2023

The Month of the Fire Snake arrives on Friday, May 5, along with a full moon and a lunar eclipse, and Wesak, (Buddah’s birthday.) The ruling element of the month is Ding (yin free) and is out pictured as a candle burning under the brightness of the noon day sun. Te snake is also a …

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April 2023 Month of the Fire Dragon – Bing Chen 丙⾠ – Dragons, Flow and Choke Points

Posted by: M. Carol Assa On April 2, 2023

The month of April is always ruled by the dragon and this year it is the Fire Dragon. He (yang) represents good luck, strength, health and is unique because he is the only mythical creature of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. The dragon is a composite of deer antlers, a camel head, ghostly …

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March 2023 Month of the Yin Wood Rabbit Yi Mao – ⼄卯 Tarot and Yearly Numerology

Posted by: carol On March 7, 2023

March is always the Rabbit month and it begins on the third solar term (Chinese month) entitled “the awakening of the insects.” The Green Wood Rabbit this month joins the yearly “Black Water Rabbit,” creating double Rabbit energy. To the ancient Chinese people, rabbits were animals of the “Yin” nature, meaning they were more feminine …

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Month of the Green Wood Tiger Jia Yin Ancient Wisdom, Clouds and Plasma Cosmology

Posted by: M. Carol Assa On February 13, 2023

A few days ago, on February 4th, we entered the new solar year of the Black Water Rabbit and the first day of spring. It was also the first day of the Green Wood Tiger’s monthly rule. The tiger always rules the first month of the new year with is February. In Chinese astrology, the …

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