chinese-bannerIn 2019, the Chinese New Year 2019 begins on Tuesday, February 5th and ends January 25, 2020. The year of the Yin Earth Pig (Ji Hai) follows the Year of the Yang Earth Dog, 2018, (Wu Xu) and is before the long-awaited year of the Yang Metal Rat (Geng Zi) in 2020. The pig is the end of the 12 year lunar Chinese astrology cycle and the rat is the start of a fresh new cycle. There is however a much larger 60 year cycle. This cycle pairs each of the 12 animals with one of the five elements; water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. So, if we go back 60 years to 1959, or even 60 years earlier to 1899, we can get a feel for what the year of the “yin earth pig” holds in store for us.

I am calling it the year of the “Muddy Brown Pig” because the two main elements are yin earth (soil) over water. The Yin earth sitting on the yin water Pig provides a very unstable foundation.

This pig is seen as the farm pig and is very different from the much coveted ”Golden Pig.” It is energetically a weak year of transition. If we go back to 1959, we see it was a very yin year, but then the next year, the “Yang Metal Rat” thrust us into the cultural revolution of the sixties!

Today, there is chaos on every level; human rights, economics, military aggression, politics, surveillance and fake news. It seems inevitable that 2020 will begin a new revolutionary cycle – we just don’t know how it will manifest yet! Some of the highlights of 1959 were the Television programs “The Twilight Zone,” “Rawhide”, and “Bonanza. “Movies included “Some Like it Hot”, “Ben Hur” and “North by Northwest.”

Alaska became the 49th state and Hawaii became the 50th State. Birth control pills were introduced; Castro came to power; JFK announced his big campaign; the microchip was invented; Motown was big: Malcolm X came into prominence, and the Barbie doll made her debut – one of the original dolls just sold for over $27,000.00!

Each year we have different energies in various directions and sectors. The Feng Shui Flying Stars (the temporal energy that changes every year) move from one location in a building to another and as do the afflictions or negative Qi. Both are based on the solar calendar.

The solar calendar begins when the Sun is at 315 degrees exactly. It usually falls on the 4th of February, but can be on the 3rd or 5th. This is the beginning of the new solar cycle for a year and is celebrated as the first day of Spring. Essentially, it marks the midpoint between the winter solstice and vernal equinox, just like our Ground Hog’s Day! This year it falls on February 4th.

In 2019, the afflictions are located in the west, northwest, southwest, and southeast.

Tai Sui – Grand Duke Jupiter in the Northwest (322.5 – 337.5)

The Grand Duke Jupiter resides in the Northwest this year again, only in different degrees. Do not dig, cut, hammer or renovate in this sector, as it can bring bad luck, loss, illness or misfortune. Try to avoid having your office, meeting or conference room in this sector. Do not sit facing this direction, as the Grand Duke does not like to be confronted! Make sure you sit with your back to the northwest. He will then support you.

Wu Wang – The “Evil Yellow Star” – Southwest (202.5 – 247.5)

The Southwest is the worst sector of a building this year as the 5 “Yellow Evil Star” resides here. Keep this area as quiet as possible and place metal here to cut the negative energy. Postpone any renovation projects in this sector until next year. This year, the “Three Killings” energies also reside here, so the area is particularly afflicted.

Sui Po – Year Breaker in the Southeast (142.5 -157.5 )

Sui Po is also known as the “Wrath of the Grand Duke” as it opposes him. Do not renovate, dig or activate this area with noise or harsh light. Disrupting this sector could lead to serious consequences.

San Sha – Three Killings in the West (232.5 – 307.5)

Do not disturb the Three Killings by doing renovations or soil digging. You will run the risk of attracting serious financial losses, damaged reputation and possible
health complications. Do not sit with your back facing the West direction. It is better to face the West, especially if it’s one of your four personal favorable directions. That means do not face the East this year.

The constant opening and closing of a front door can create a disturbance within the home or office if it is located in the west, northwest or southeast in 2019. If your front door is regularly used and faces any of these direction extra care should be taken to avoid any negative consequences mentioned above so please be sure to oil the hinges and avoid slamming the door! One Chinese method of protection is to place a pair of Fu Dogs/Temple Lions by your door.

Master Yang’s Avoidance Days – Killing Days 2019

(back in the politically incorrect days these dates were known as the Killing Days!)

These 13 days are not suitable to get married, buried. move, open a new business or do anything important. These dates are based on the Chinese lunar calendar.

Feb 17
Mar 17
April 13
May 11
June 7
July 4
Aug 1 and 29
Sept 25
Oct 23
Nov 19
Dec 16
Jan 13

2019 will be a year for all of us to rise above pettiness and entrenched points of view during the upcoming elections and remember what is really important. Energies continually shift and the 1959 introduced the sixties!!

One way to actually protect yourself from the annual afflictions listed above is to put some shungite in the afflicted area.

Shungite absorbs and eliminates negative energy that is hazardous to your health, within both the physical and energetic bodies. It is an unique mineral estimated to be about 3 billion years old that was brought to earth by an ancient meteorite. It contains almost the entire periodic table of elements and is found in only one place on earth – Shunga, Russia. It’s uniqueness is that it is composed of fullerenes. and is the fourth state of carbon. it offers protection against the perils It is has been found to protect against manmade electromagnetic radiation and to increase the immune system strength of plants, animal and humans. The influence of EM radiation is modified by transforming the radiation into biocompatible elements (right handed torsion fields.) It does not get saturated, nor does it take a negative charge. It also conducts electricity.

There is still time for your annual Feng Shui update to get your home and business in sync with the energies of the “Muddy Pig Year!” Wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

Love and Light


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