Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/23/17


2/23 is the day of Metal Snake in the month of Water Tiger. This is a harmonious combination. It favors those in financial fields.
This day is inauspicious and balancing. Avoid all major activities today. This day can be a harbinger of legal entanglements that will develop within 3 to 5 years. Also, any negative impact of this day can result in the eventual loss of wealth and property.
A balance day is not good to start any legal action. It is also not a good day for the distribution of wealth, as in the settlement of an estate, or division of assets.
The lunar mansion is Dou, Dipper. This is good for fengshui activities.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this will be a busy day, good for business.
Snake, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Snake, Rooster, Ox, Horse, and Sheep; neutral with Dog, Rat, Rabbit, and Dragon; and clashes with Monkey, Pig, and Tiger.
The I Ching for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 19, line 2.

Hexagram 19 is Lin, Approach. Highest success. It is time to persevere. By the eighth month (September) there will be misfortune.

Line 2 Joint approach. Good luck. Everything favorable. The zodiac sign of line 2 is Rabbit. By the element of the Season, Rabbit is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Rabbit signifies power. Rabbit is in harmony with the signs of changing lines, 1 and 5, neutral with the sign of the day, and in harmony with the sign of the month. Wood produces great Fire. Pursue business. The Metal of Metal Snake day puts a tortoise in line 2. Keep a low profile and avoid legal entanglements, but be productive today.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/22/17


2/22 is the day of Metal Dragon in the month of Water Tiger. This is a harmonious combination. It favors speculation.
This day is designated as inauspicious and full. It is best not to start major projects on this day.
A full day can be very productive.
The lunar mansion is Ji, Basket. This is good especially for fengshui operations.
If you were born in a year or day of Monkey, Rat, or Dragon, this is a good day for creative work.
Dragon, the sign of this day, is harmonious with Monkey, Rat, Rooster, and Tiger; neutral with Snake, Horse, Sheep, Pig, and Ox; clashes with Dragon and Dog; and is ambivalent with Rabbit.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 18, line 3.

Hexagram 18 is Gu, Decay. There is success possible. It is advantageous to cross the great stream. Three days before beginning, and three days after beginning.

Line 3 Correcting mistakes made by the father. Some regret, No blame. The zodiac sign of line 3 is Rooster. By the element of the season, Rooster is weak. By the element of the hexagram, Rooster signifies power. Rooster is neutral with the signs of changing line, 5, in harmony with the sign of the day, and neutral with the sign of the month. The Metal of Metal Dragon day puts a dragon in line 3. This is auspicious, and encourages you to take positive action.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/21/17


2/21 is the day of Earth Rabbit in the month of Water Tiger. This is a clashing combination. It favors people in management, legal and legislative careers, and civil service.
This day is designated as inauspicious and remove. It is not suitable for major works. It is very risky. If used, legal problems may come up within 60 days. Disharmony or a rift between siblings may occur within 3 to 5 years. Injuries or ailments to elderly family members may occur. There's also the danger of robbery, and a permanent separation caused by a death.
A remove day is used for cleansing, spiritual practices for the removal of bad karma, and space clearing in fengshui.
The lunar mansion is Wei, Tail. This is ok for door and water placements in fengshui.
If you were born in a year or day of Tiger, Horse, or Dog, this is a good day for romance.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this is a good day for work.
Rabbit, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Rabbit, Sheep, Pig, Tiger, and Dog; neutral with Snake, Horse, Monkey, and Ox; clashes with Rooster and Rat; and is ambivalent with Dragon.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 56, line 1.

Hexagram 56 is Lu, the Traveler. Success through smallness. Perseverance brings good luck.

Line 1 If the traveler involves himself in petty things, he brings bad luck upon himself. The zodiac sign of line 1 is Dragon. By the element of the season, Dragon is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Dragon signifies creative or business interests. Dragon is mostly neutral with the signs of changing lines, 2, 3, and 4, and is in harmony with the signs of the day and month. Fortune is to the east. The Earth of Earth Rabbit day puts a snake in line 1. Pay attention to small details.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/20/17


2/20 is the day of Earth Tiger in the month of Water Tiger. This is a clashing combination. It favors risky professions like the military and police.
This day is designated as inauspicious and establishing. It is an emptiness day, not good for any major undertaking. To use this day for such may result in legal entanglements within 60 to 120 days, during which small children may get injured.
An establish day is good for visiting and discussing business or marriage plans, or to establish communications for business. But watch it. You can't trust everyone.
The lunar mansion is Xin, the Heart. Is limited to traveling or cashing in on commodities, but it can bring disputes resulting in possible litigation.
If you were born in a year or day of Monkey, Rat, or Dragon, this day may be very busy.
Tiger, the sign for this day, is in harmony with Tiger, Horse, Dog, Pig, Rabbit, and Dragon; neutral with Sheep, Rooster, Rat, and Ox; and clashes with Snake and Monkey.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 39, line 4.

Hexagram 39 is Chien, Impediments. The southwest is good, not the northeast. It is time to see the great man and to persevere. Good luck.

Line 4 Going forward runs into difficulties, but coming back brings unity. The zodiac sign for line 4 is Monkey. By the element of the season, Monkey is weak. By the element of the hexagram, monkey signifies colleagues. Monkey is for the most part in harmony with the signs of changing lines, 1 and 6, but clashes with the sign of the day and month. Be very careful. The earth of Earth Tiger day puts a tortoise in line 4. Observe privacy, and avoid theft.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/19/17


2/19 is the day of Fire Ox in the month of Water Tiger. This is a harmonious combination. It favors helping others.
This day is designated as inauspicious and closed. It is unsuitable for all major activities. One also should guard against being attacked by vicious animals. And there is the danger of illness.
A closed day is bad for any activity of great significance.
The lunar mansion is Fang, House. In context of the above, this is is an unfavorable star.
If you were born in a year or day of Snake, Rooster, or Ox, this is a good day for creative work.
Ox, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Ox, Snake, Rooster, Rat, and Pig; neutral with Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Monkey, and Dog; and clashes with Horse and Sheep.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 56, line 1.

Hexagram 56 is Lu, the Traveler. Success through smallness. Firm correctness brings good fortune.

Line 1 Engaging in trivial matters, you bring down misfortune upon yourself. The zodiac sign for line 1 is Dragon. By the element of the season, Dragon is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Dragon signifies creative, or business interests. Dragon is for the most part neutral with the signs of changing lines, 4 and 5, neutral with the sign of the day, and harmonious with the sign of the month. Cultivate industriousness. The Fire of Fire Ox day puts a raven in line 1. Avoid quarreling.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/18/17


2/18 is the day of Fire Rat in the month of Water Tiger. This is a clashing combination. It favors research and behind the scenes work.
This day is designated as auspicious and open. It is good, especially if you were born on days of Water or Earth. Well used, you will enjoy a significant increase of money in 60 to 120 days, as well as the assistance of noble people, especially in times of need.
An open day is good for official openings, opening your house and welcoming in guests.
The lunar mansion is Di, Foundation. This is good for public speaking, and property investing. But construction or renovations done today may cause the property eventually to become a fire hazard.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this is a good day for love.
If you were born in a year or day of Monkey, Rat, or Dragon, this is a good day, if you are working to make headway.
Rat, the sign of the day, is in harmony with Rat, Dragon, Monkey, Pig, and Ox; neutral with Tiger, Snake, Rooster, and Dog; clashes with Rabbit, and Horse; and is ambivalent with Sheep.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 15, line 5.

Hexagram 15 is Qian, Modesty. Success. The superior man carries things out to completion.

Line 5 This is not a time to boast of one's riches to one's neighbor. It is a time to attack with force. The zodiac sign for line 5 is Pig. By the element of the season, Pig is weak. By the element of the hexagram, Pig signifies resources. Pig is partly in harmony with the signs of changing lines, 1 and 4, and in harmony with the signs of the day and month. Great goals can be secured. The Fire of Fire Rat day puts a tortoise in line 5. It serves to be secretive.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 2/17/17


2/17 is the day of Wood Pig in the month of Water Tiger. This is a harmonious combination. It favors competitiveness.
This day is designated as inauspicious and receiving. This is not a day to start anything major. Any major activity begun this day could set off causes and conditions that result in injuries to children, or hassles them in the course of their lives.
A receive day is good for asking and attaining something. It would be inauspicious to ask for, or receive anything today.
The lunar mansion this day is Kang, Neck. It is an unfavorable star. You risk an ultimate loss of wealth.
If you were born in a year or day of Snake, Rooster, or Ox, this day may be a busy day, good for work.
Pig, the sign of the day, is in harmony with Rabbit, Sheep, Rat, Ox, and Tiger; neutral with Dragon, Horse, Rooster, and Dog; and clashes with Pig, Snake, and Monkey.
The I Ching hexagram for the day, using the King Wen method, is number 50, line 2.

Hexagram 50 is Ding, the Cauldron. Good fortune. Success.

Line 2 There is food in the cauldron. The others are resentful but can't hurt me. Good luck. The zodiac sign for line 2 is Pig. By the element of the season, Pig is weak. By the element of the hexagram, Pig signifies power. Pig is neutral with the signs of changing line, 3, clashes with the sign of the day, and is in harmony with the sign of the month. The Wood of Wood Pig day puts a raven in line 2. Avoid quarreling.

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