The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Full Moon Festival, is approaching! It’ll be on September 13, 2019, the 15thday of the Eighth month of the Lunar calendar. This festival unites families to celebrate the harvest under a full moon; it is also a great month to get married as the full moon brings the completion energy to marriage.
Traditionally, Chinese will enjoy the popular sweet pastry: mooncake, which is made from lotus seed puree/paste. You can also find a chocolate or ice cream mooncake version from places like Godiva or Häagen-Dazs.
Every year, the seventh month of the Chinese Lunar calendar, especially in China, Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, is known as the Hungry Ghost Month. The Hungry Ghost Festival will be on August 15, 2019, according to the Chinese Lunar calendar.
The Hungry Ghost Festival offers an excellent opportunity to care for the destitute and misfortune spirits. The ghosts and spirits, including the deceased ancestors, will come out from the lower realm (地獄) located in the Northeastern partof the planet. During this month, living descendants will offer incense and fruit (please do not eat the fruit after you offer) to the deceased ancestors as well as burn items made from Papier-mâché such as clothes, “gold bars,” and appliances.
We will also offer incense to the spirits from August 14 to 20, 2019 every night. You can light incense at the front or back of the house after dusk. Please recite the following mantra while offering incense to the local spirits; it will create good karma for your family since you’re providing food to the homeless souls.
“NAMAH SARVA TATHAGATHA AVALOKITE OM SAMBHARA SAMBHARA HUNG.”
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August 8 – September 7, 2019– Month of the Yang Water MONKEY
Monkey: You will be the star this month; unfortunately, you will be disturbed by a trouble-maker. Therefore, you should focus on achieving your goals. In addition, it will not be the right month for high-risk sports activities, so beware of injury. Carry the Anti-Evil Keychainto block any trouble-makers and display the Windhorse-Boosting Victory Flag for success.
Rooster: There will be lots of changes this month, and you need to handle them step by step. Also, pay attention to your health and beware of signing legal documents. You may consider taking a short break to recharge your energy. Keep the Dorje Drolo Scorpion Amulet to exhaust the negative energy.
Dog: It will be a busy month for you, so be sure to pay attention to your health. Also, there may be unexpected bad news affecting your emotion, so stay calm. However, you will have an excellent result this month. Display the Windhorseon your desk to enhance your success and carry the Sum-of-Ten enhancer amuletfor the completion chi that brings good outcomes to your work.
Boar: Most of the previous issues will be resolved this month with great support from the Nobleman Star. It will be a significant relief for you, and you should create a game plan for the rest of the year. Most importantly, Boar person should be humble and listen to others’ opinion in August. Keep the Precious General keychainin your pocket to overcome all forms of negativity directed at you. Hang the Buddha Prayer Flagsat Northwest for better luck, as the mantra will bless you and give you protection.
Rat: You need to maintain a good relationship with others, as previous problems may affect you this month. Also, beware of the people around you as they may betray you and be cautious of arguments with your lover. It will be the right time for you to lay low and focus your work. You should put the Peach Blossom Music Tree on the desk for relationship luck.
Ox: It will be an excellent month for you to start a new project as you are supported by the Nobleman star this month. There will be lots of opportunities so take this chance to achieve your goal. Display the Key for Success and Victoryon your work desk to capture the good luck. On the other hand, beware of people around you, and their mistakes may cause you trouble.
Tiger: This is another good month at work and home, but you may need to sacrifice your social time and focus at work. Money luck is strong, and you’ll need to control your spending. Carry the Prosperity Chest Maneki Neko keychainand display the lucky Cat Bankon your desk for money luck. However, pay attention to minor health issues.
Rabbit: Your luck is weak this month, so team up with others for a better chance. In addition, please maintain a good relationship with your colleagues and avoid the argument. Carry the Dog Sign Wish Amuletand obtain energy from your secret friend for a better relationship.
Dragon: It will be a good month for you at work, but it is not the right time for investing. You should carry the Kuan Kung with Anti Robbery Amuletto protect from money loss and the Apple Peace Hangingto control legal matters. Beware of signing legal documents and co-sign any documents.
Snake: You’ll have strong relationship luck this month, and it will be the right time to expand your network. It will also be better to team up with others at work as they may help you overcome obstacles. Carry the Monkey Sign Wish Amuletfor increased help in decision making.
Horse: It will be the busiest month for you, and you will feel stressed. You also need to control your temper and avoid arguments. It will be best for you to carry the Life Force Amuletto increase your energy and Apple Peace Hangingto exhaust the hostile energy. Consider taking a short break and try to have mediation to relax daily.
Sheep: You need to pay attention to your health and take more rest. Placing the Wu Luonext to your bedside will protect you and improve your health. Furthermore, single Sheep person will have strong relationship luck, so take this excellent opportunity to meet your loved one. Display the Bejeweled God of Love and Marriage at the southeast of your bedroom to enhance your peach blossom luck.
Welcome to the good fortune & protection against illness, obstacles, and misfortune of AUGUST 2019. Update the monthly flying stars of your space.
August 2019 Flying Star Chart
The seventh month(Yang Water Monkey month–
August 8 – September 7, 2019)of the Yin Earth BOAR Year
Center 5/8: Avoid having excess activities at the center of the house, due to the monthly 5 Yellow star bringing lots of obstacles to you. Remove burgundy and red colored mats in this area. Place theGuru Rinpoche plaque in this area to control the lousy star as he will also bring wealth luck to you.
North 1/4: North area of the house is fortunate, and you should spend more time in this room for bringing both money and relationship luck. Hang the metal windchimes to invite good Chi and place a pair of Mandarin Ducks for bringing relationship luck.
West 7/1: Pay attention to the door and window at the west side of the house, as the monthly Robbery star will bring violence, extortion, and break-ins. Put the blue rhinoceros facing west for protection.
Southwest 2/5: Both monthly and annual stars are harmful to you; they bring negative and illness energies to you, especially the matriarch of the house. The eldest woman and pregnant woman should not sleep in this bedroom in August 2019. Invite Medicine Buddha to control illness star and make sure to place the 5 Element Pagoda at the southwest of the house.
Southeast 4/7: It will be best to place fresh flowers in this sector to enhance relationship luck. For protection against the annual robbery star, display a water fountain and Red Face Kwan Kung in the southeast.
South 9/3: Be sure to remove green plants from the south side of the house as the monthly star will magnify the annual Argument star, bringing quarrelsome energy to you. You should place red or burgundy colored pillowcases and Dharani Plaque with Dharma Wheel Plaque in the south for happiness in this area.
Northwest 6/9: The northwest is another auspicious area in your house that brings windfall luck. You’ll have unexpected good news and money luck to your family. Put the Fu Dogs Treasure Chest Box and White Dzambhala Plaque to capture the wealth luck.
East 3/6:The room at the East is both good and bad this month. The Number 3 Quarrelsome monthly star will bring unfriendly and hostile energy. Consider removing excess green plants and any green carpets in this area. Display the red color pillowcase and Heart Sutra plaque to control the negative Chi and hang the metal wind chime to attract the annual windfall luck.
Moreover, there are two important days for you to pray for your wishes and good health: Tara and Medicine Buddha puja is on August 8, 2019, and Medicine Buddha puja is on August 15, 2019. Consider having a smoke offering on the fire puja day on the evening of August 14 during the Hungry Ghost Festival. It will also be an excellent time to dedicate the mantra to ghosts and spirits, including the deceased ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Month.
We post two monthly tips for a great day to cut hair, bad day for no medical procedures and other important days in our website www.wofsusa.com under the “Tips for Today” section, all this information follows the Tibetan calendar.
July 7 – August 7, 2019– Month of the Yin Metal SHEEP
Sheep: You may encounter health-related issues such as stomach pain. In addition, there will be a lot of obstacles this month so spend more time working for a better result. Carry or hang the Hand Prayer Wheel with Wu Luo Hangingfor protection.
Monkey: You will have strong relationship luck this month. Unfortunately, your emotions are up and down; it is hard for you to make a decision and focus. It will be a good time for you to take a short break to recharge your energy. Carry the Vairocana Gold Talismanin your wallet for better luck, as Vairocana is the Buddha protector of the Monkey Born person.
Rooster: You will have strong career and money luck this month. It will be the perfect month for you to focus at work and develop new business. However, beware of trouble makers around you. You can keep the Peacock Feathers Mirror Fanto protect against bad luck and harmful energies or wear the Om Mani Padme Hum Onyx Braceletfor protection.
Dog: It will be a smooth month for you, and there will be opportunities. However, beware of overspending and unexpected expenses, so it will not be the right time loaning money to anyone. You can keep the Double Five Spoke Dorje Hangingor wear the Double Dorje pinto protect you from accident and robbery.
Boar: You will have excellent support from friends and colleagues. However, Female boar person should control their temper and avoid an argument with your spouse and lover. Also, be patient as it will not be easy for you to achieve your goals this month. Keep the Amitabha Gold Talismanfor protection, as Amitabha Buddha is the protector for Boar born person. He protects you throughout your life, so ask for help anytime. In addition, the Love and Happiness Gold Talismanhelps you to maintain a good relationship with others.
Rat: There will be plenty of opportunities for you, and it will be the right month to start a new project. You can be aggressive when achieving your goals. Unfortunately, you will easily attract jealousy and need to handle it smoothly. Also, the Illness star will bring lousy health to you, so place the Wu Luoat your bedside and wear the Rose quartz Wu Luo braceletfor better health.
Ox: It will not be the right month for you to loan money to anyone or make signify investments. Pay attention to your health and take more rest as the Sheep month usually brings obstacles and inconvenience to Ox born person. Keep the Jade Pi Yao with the mystic knot and display the Wish Granting Oxon your work desk or next to your bed to secure your money.
Tiger: Both personal and career luck is excellent this month; there will be lots of helpful people around you. Single Tiger person will have strong relationship luck, and you should take this unique opportunity to meet your loved one. Carry the Love and Happiness Gold Talismanto attract peach blossom luck and the Royal Emblems mirrorto attract influential benefactors for support.
Rabbit: It will be the right month for you to expand your network and meet new friends and new clients. Simply, focus and finish your tasks and achieve your goals. However, beware of signing legal documents and receiving a traffic ticket. These will be your only concerns this month. You should keep the Ksitigarbra Buddha cardin your wallet or hang the Ksitigarbra Buddha Hangingin your workplace to exhaust the hostile energy.
Dragon: It will be an excellent month for you to focus at work, and you will also have great support from your colleagues due to the Nobleman star. Money luck is weak, making it difficult to retain money. Be sure to budget your spending and pay attention to health-related issues such as the stomach flu. Place the Dragon Treasure Trove with gold bars and ingots on your work desk bringing money luck to you and keep the Wealth-bringing Mongoose gold talisman as well.
Snake: Snake born person should pay attention to their health, and there will be lots of obstacles at work and at home. Place the Golden Abacuson the work desk to attract money luck or carry the Tara Wealth Vase clipwith you.
Horse: It will be another good month for Horse born person since you have considerable assistance from friends and colleagues. Also, expand your network and develop your career during this month. You can carry the Precious Horse keychainfor success and Windhorse Gold Talismanfor victory.
June 6 to July 6, 2019– Month of the Yang Metal Horse
Horse: It will be the best month of the year, and money luck is solid. There will be lots of opportunities so capture them by placing the Bejeweled Double Carp on your desk or bedroom. Male Horse person should have 3 Celestials Treasure Chest in the Northwest, and Female Horse person should put the Fu Dogs Treasure Chest in the Southwest of your office or bedroom. You can use this method to secure your wealth anytime accordingly.
Sheep: You will have strong relationship luck, and it will be the right month for you to expand your network and meet new friends. You may consider contacting your existing and new clients for more business. Invite the Bejeweled Goddess Kurukulle to the Southwest of your house and office for better luck. Single Sheep born person should keep the Love & Happiness Gold Talisman in your wallet as it will bring peach blossom luck to you.
Monkey: There will be arguments and misunderstandings between you and your family and colleagues. Also, beware of traffic tickets. Avoid these obstacles by carrying the Apple Peace Amuletas it will exhaust the negative energy.
Rooster: It will be excellent for you to expand your network and meet new friends this month. Single Rooster person should take this excellent opportunity to look for their loved ones. Display the Peach Blossom Music Tree on your desk and turn it on to attract relationship luck to you.
Dog: Career luck is strong this month, but you will feel stressed; try to handle things step by step. To capture this luck, carry the Asset Wealth Amulet or the Precious Horse Keychain. In addition, there will be lots of small issues at home, such as water leakage and other things. Place the Golden Tara Home Protection Amuletat the center of your office and house for protection.
Rat: You will face lots of changes, and your luck resembles a roller coaster, going up & down. Be positive and brave to overcome all the obstacles. You should invite your Buddha protector – Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva) gold color card to your wallet. It will help make your dreams come true and create a peaceful life free of obstacles and harmful spirits.
Ox: It is not the smoothest month for relationships, and you will sustain minor health issues. Female Ox born person should make an appointment with your OB GYN doctor. You should lay low and try to take a short break this month. Consider having the Dorje Drolo Scorpion Amuletor wear the Double Dorje pin on your clothes for protection as the Dorje will help to overcome all negative energy.
Tiger: It will be a better month for you since most of your recent issues will be resolved this month. There will be good chances for you at work so should focus on achieving your goal. You should place the 5 Element Banner of Victory on your desk to capture the good luck.
Rabbit: Pay attention to your health and take more rest. It will be the right month for you to plan for the rest of this year. Display the Healing Herbs Wu Luonext to your bedside for better health.
Dragon: You will receive great support from friends and colleagues; there will be opportunities for you to team up with others on new project. Place or carry the Red Tara Home Protection Amulet; Red Tara has the power to enhance love luck as well as relationships with friends and colleagues or associates at work.
April 5 – May 5, 2019– Month of the Yang Earth Dragon
Dragon: Pay attention to your health and what you come, as you’ll be prone to stomach-related problems. Carry the Anti-Illness amulet or Medicine Buddha gold card for protection.
Snake: You will have strong money luck; take this opportunity to save more money. Also, your energy level may be low so try to motivate yourself to work harder. Consider carrying the Windhorse Gold Card to increase your Lung Ta energy.
Horse: It will not be a smooth month for you at work, but all obstacles will be resolved by the end of the month. Handle things step-by-step and carry the Sum-Of-Ten Enhancer Amulet to stimulate the completion energy that brings good outcomes to your work.
Sheep: There will be lots of opportunities to make investments, but you need to pay attention and do more research before making final decisions. To capture the money luck, you should carry the Nine-Tailed Red Fox Wealth Amulet.
Monkey: If you plan to make an investment or start a new project, you should team up with a Rat born person for better luck. Also, control your temper and beware of what you say, as you will easily upset others. Consider carrying the Apple Peace Hanging to exhaust the hostile energy.
Rooster: Pay attention to your health and take more rest this month. To exhaust the negative energy, keep the Anti-Illness Amulet with you. However, there will be strong relationship luck for you during this Dragon month. Single Rooster born person should take this opportunity to meet new people and carrying the Dragon Wish Amulet will enhance your luck.
Dog: Beware of handling relationships with friends and family, as you will easily upset others. Also, it is not the right month for you to be a Guarantor, so try to lay low. In addition, you will have unexpected expenses, so control your spending. Keep the Kuan Kung with Anti-Robbery Amulet to protect money loss.
Boar: This month beware of signing legal documents and be cautious of your spending, as it will be hard to save money. Consider keeping the Nine-Tailed Red Fox Amulet for Wealth & Power to attract wealth luck.
Rat: There will be many opportunities to initiate a new project, so make sure that you have a compatible partner. Career luck is strong this month so consider carrying the Flying Horse Amulet to boost your success luck.
Ox: It will not be an optimal month for significant investment as there will be unexpected expenses. You also need to be cautious of health problems, especially related to your stomach. Place the Garuda Wu Luo next to your bed and carry the Anti-Illness Amulet to control the illness energy.
Tiger: It won’t be easy to save money this month and you’ll need to control your temper as you’ll be vulnerable to obligations such as a traffic ticket. Carry the Apple Peace Amulet to exhaust the quarrelsome energy.
Rabbit: It is not the right month to loan money to others and beware of losing personal belongings. Keep the Kuan Kung with Anti-Robbery Amulet for protection.