Saturday, January 21, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/22/17


1/22 is the day of Earth Rooster in the month of Metal Ox. This is a harmonious combination. It favors independence.
This day is designated excellent and successful. With the presence of Sky Happiness Star, Earth Rooster is further boosted by prosperous Metal Qi, making this day good for all major activities.
A success day is good in all ways for all activities requiring a good start and a good outcome.
The lunar mansion is Fang, House. Good for marriage, burial, and long distant travel.
If you were born in a year or day of Monkey, Rat, or Dragon, this is a good day for love.
If you were born in a year or day of Snake, Rooster, or Ox, this is a good day for business.
Rooster, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Ox, Snake, Monkey, and Dragon; neutral to Pig, Tiger, Horse, Sheep, and Rat; clashes with Rooster and Rabbit; and is ambivalent with Dog.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 3, line 2.

Hexagram 3 is Tun, Difficulty in the Beginning. Tun leads to great success. It is good to persist. Nothing should be done right now. It is good to get helpers.

Line 2 Laissez-faire can be employed to advantage here. The zodiac sign for line 2 is Tiger. By the element of the season, Tiger is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Tiger, prospers and grows stronger. Tiger is neutral to the signs of changing line, 1, and is neutral to the signs of the day and year. The Earth of Earth Rooster day puts a tiger in line 2. Wait for the right moment and act without questioning, or you will miss the moment.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/21/17


1/21 is the day of Earth Monkey in the month of Metal Ox. This is a harmonious combination. It favors competitiveness.
This day is designated as inauspicious and dangerous. It is bad for all major activities, but ok for minor repairs and burial.
A danger day is traditionally used for religious worship, and bed positioning in fengshui.
The lunar mansion is Di, Foundation. If one engages in renovation or construction on this day, the property may end up a fire hazard.
If you were born in a year or day of Tiger, Horse, or Dog, this day may be busy for you.
Monkey, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Monkey, Rat, Dragon, Rooster, and Dog; neutral to Ox, Rabbit, Horse, and Sheep; and clashes with Pig, Tiger, and Snake.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 13, line 3.

Hexagram 13 is Tongren, Fellowship. Fellowship in the open. Success. It is good fortune now to cross the great water. The perseverance of the superior man brings success.

Line 3 He hides his weapons in a thicket and climbs a high hill. Three years of adversity. You need to reclarify your aims if mistrust has arisen. The zodiac sign for line 3 is Pig. By the element of the season, Pig is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Pig denotes power. Pig is for the most part in harmony with the signs of changing lines, 2 and 4, clashes with the sign of the day, and is harmonious with the sign of the month. Unproductive order of elements. Don't waste your time. The Earth of Earth Monkey day puts a tiger in line 3. Danger lurks for the heedless.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/20/17


1/20 is the day of Fire Sheep in the month of Metal Ox. This is a clashing combination that favors artists.
This day is designated as excellent and destruction. It is good for groundbreaking, marriage, moving house, opening a business, and so on.
A destruction day is good for demolishing a building.
The lunar mansion is Kang, Neck. It is entirely unfavorable. Good for nothing. This day is tricky.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this is a good day for creative work.
Sheep, the sign for this day, is in harmony with Sheep, Pig, Rabbit, Horse, and Snake; neutral with Monkey, Rooster, Tiger, and Dragon; clashes with Ox and Dog; and is ambivalent with Rat.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 2, line 6.

Hexagram 2 is Kun, the Earth. Sublime success. The firmness of a mare is advantageous. If you take the initiative you go astray. If you follow you find guidance. Favorable friends are found in the southwest, but those in the northeast will be lost. Gentle persistence leads to good fortune.

Line 6 Contending with a true dragon results in black and yellow blood. Attempts to lead are dangerous when one is destined to follow. The zodiac signs for line 6 are Rooster and Tiger. By the element of the season, Rooster is weak and Tiger is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Rooster signifies resources, and Tiger signifies money. Rooster is neutral with the sign for the day and in harmony with the sign for the month. Tiger is neutral with the signs of the day and month. Metal cuts Wood cracking Earth. Danger abounds, be wary. Nonetheless, The Fire of Fire Sheep day puts a dragon in line 6 favoring cautious but positive action.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/19/16


1/19 is the day of Fire Horse in the month of Metal Ox. This is a harmonious combination that favors talent related professions.
This day is designated as dire and initiate. This is extremely negative, completely unusable for any major activity.
An initiate day is one to begin something, be careful about what you begin.
The lunar mansion is Jiao, the Horn is a good star, heralding increased wealth.
If you were born in a year or day of Snake, Rooster, or Ox, this day is fine for romantic affairs.
If you were born in a year or day of Tiger, Horse, or Dog, this is a day to make progress at work.
Horse, the sign of this day, is in harmony with Dog, Tiger, Snake, and Sheep; neutral with Monkey, Rooster, Pig, Rabbit, and Dragon; and clashes with Horse, Rat, and Ox.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 49, line 4.

Hexagram 49 is Ge, Revolution. Your day comes and you are believed. The highest success though perseverance. Disappointment vanishes.

Line 4 Make sure you are in the right position before trying to carry out reforms. The zodiac sign for line 4 is Pig. By the element of the season, Pig is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Pig denotes colleagues. Pig is in harmony with the signs of changing line, 6, clashes with the sign of the day, and is in harmony with the sign of the month. The Fire of Fire Horse day puts a tiger in line 4. This is very dangerous. There is a possibility of violence in it.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/18/17




1/18 is the day of Wood Snake in the month of Metal Ox. This is a clashing combination. It favors speculative professions like trading in stocks, bonds, futures, etc.
This day is designated as inauspicious and stable. Danger of gossip and slander. Bad for all major activities. This day is somewhat negative, but can be used if the birth chart (bazi) and the facing/sitting direction of one's property is good.
A stable day is a good day to start activities that have a long term aspect to them.
The lunar mansion is Zhen, Carriage. This is good for asset acquisition, investments, not good for traveling in north direction.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this is going to be a busy day, good for making progress in your career, and travel.
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 hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 63, line 3.

Hexagram 63 is Jiji, After Completion. Success in small things. Time to persevere. At the start good luck. At the end disorder.

Line 3 use only qualified people, and suitable ideas. The zodiac sign for line 3 is Pig. By the element of the season, Pig is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Pig represents colleagues. Pig is harmonious with the signs of changing line, 2, clashes with the sign of the day, and is in harmony with the sign of the month. Hidden assets may now be used when times change. The Wood of Wood Snake day puts a worm in line 3. If there are obstacles or hindrances, move slowly.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/17/17


1/17 is the day of Wood Dragon in the month of Metal Ox. This is a clashing combination. It favors trade,  investment, entrepreneurship, and commercial matters.
This day is designated as inauspicious and balancing. What begins well may end badly. Major activities probably should be avoided.
A balance day is when both sides are equally favored.
The lunar mansion is Yi, Wing. It does not favor anything.
If you were born in a year or day of Monkey, Rat, or Dragon, this day is good for artistic or creative work.
Dragon, the sign of the day, is in harmony with Monkey, Rat, Tiger, and Rooster; 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 20, line 4.

Hexagram 20 is Guan, Observation. The ablution is done but not the sacrifice. People look up to him with great sincerity.

Line 4 a broad outlook is useful. The zodiac sign of line 4 is Sheep. By the element of the season, Sheep is weak. By the element of the hexagram, Sheep signifies support, Sheep partly clashes with the signs of changing line, 5, neutral toward the sign of the day, and clashes with the sign of the month. Power of the Earth is great. Reflect on the ancestors. The Wood of Wood Dragon day puts a snake in line 4. Proceed cautiously. Pay attention to details.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Chinese astrological I Ching reading: 1/16/17


1/16 is the day of Water Rabbit in the month of Metal Ox. This is a harmonious combination. It favors military, judicial, surgical careers, or careers in which there is some element of risk.
This day is designated as inauspicious and full. It is very bad for ground breaking, warns of illness, and is not good for any major undertaking.
A full day is when one may expect bountiful returns.
The lunar mansion is Zhang, Bow. A very good star, in context, it favors all commercial and personal activities.
If you were born in a year or day of Tiger, Horse, or Dog, this day is good for romantic affairs.
If you were born in a year or day of Pig, Rabbit, or Sheep, this day favors moving forward in your career.
Rabbit, the sign for this day, is in harmony with Rabbit, Sheep, Pig, Tiger, and Dog; neutral with Snake, Horse, Monkey, and Ox; clashes with Rat and Rooster; and is ambivalent with Dragon.
The I Ching hexagram for this day, using the King Wen method, is number 29, line 6.

Hexagram 29 is Kan, Water. If you are sincere, whatever you do works out.

Line 6  Rashness leads to unfortunate entanglements. The zodiac sign for line 6 is Rat. By the element of the season, Rat is strong. By the element of the hexagram, Rat signifies colleagues. Rat is basically in harmony with the signs of changing lines, 2 and 4, clashes with the sign of the day, and is in harmony with the sign of the month. Changing sequences makes for confusion. Caution. The Water of Water Rabbit day puts a tiger in line 6. There is danger. Keep your eyes open.

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