Chinese Zodiac Year of Brown Mountain Dog
2018 is the Chinese Zodiac Dog year. Chinese New Year Day is on February 16, 2018. But the Dog Year will arrive on February 4, 2018. The formal Chinese Zodiac Name is Yang Earth Dog. In Chinese Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fore and Earth) theory, Earth is related to brown. We can call 2018 is the year of Brown Dog. Earth has Yin (Female) and Yang (Male). Yin Earth is wet soil and connected to farmland. Yang Earth is dry soil and connected to mountain. Therefore, 2018 is a Mountain Brown Dog year.
What is the meaning of Mountain Brown Dog year? According to Chinese Five Element Horoscope, Dog is in the Earth group. It's Yang Earth too. That means there are two mountains in 2018. The sign is twin peaks or mountain beyond another mountain. When we enter a town and big and tall mountains behind it, we ignore the existence of the town because the mountains will catch our eyes. That implies something big is going to happen and will attract your attention.
We will see and travel through mountains in 2018. We can say mountains are blocking our way. We will stop somewhere to think about the easier way to pass the mountains because there are mountain dogs in there. Some people know how to deal with dogs, and then they can pass the mountains quickly. But some need to repel those barking dogs first. Some have headache to force ferocious stray dogs away. How can you know you will face a friendly dog or a violent dog?
In the Chinese Five Element theory, Dog is in the Earth group. If Earth is your Lucky Element, then you will face the friendly dog. If Earth is your unlucky element, then you will face the ferocious dog. How can we know our lucky Elements? Thousand years ago, Chinese ancient Yin Yang Five Element scholars figured out people's Five Element information is connected to the birthday and birth time. Everybody has different percentages of Five Elements. People have peaceful good fortune when Five Elements are in a near balanced shape. People will have bad luck when Five Elements are extremely out of balance. We have an application to tell you Five Element scores and the Lucky Element at reveal the secret of your life - The Rise and Fall of life Chart.
If you have your Chinese astrology birth chart and know your Lucky Element, then you will know when your good luck comes. We have the explanation at 2018 Chinese Five Element Astrology. Also you can follow the Five Element guides to get the life advice to increase your fortune.
2018 is Roller-Coaster Year
Chinese calendar combines solar, lunar and Stem-Branch calendars. The Stem-Branch calendar is a cycle of 60 color animal signs calendar. The colors of animal signs are the Five Elements.
Five Elements are Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. 12 animal signs are Rat, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig. The sequence of Stem-Branch applies on the Chinese astrological yearly, monthly, daily and hourly cycles. The first stem-branch is Wooden Rat and the 60th stem-branch is Water Pig . The stems and branches of the monthly cycle of 2018 are in the following. These are the clues for use to predict 2018 is Roller-Coaster Year.
Your Lucky Element is Wood
If Wood is your Lucky Element, the spring is your lucky season. February and March are your favorable months. February of 2018 is Male Wood Tiger month. Tiger is in the Wood group. March of 2018 is the Female Wood Rabbit month. Rabbit is in the Wood group. Both Stem and Branch of February and March are Wood. Wood is very strong during these months.
Male Wood is related to tall tree. Female Wood is related to the grass. Wood is full of energy to expand its territory over the mountain in the spring. But it will slow down after the spring. Tiger can hunt any dog. But it doesn't have enough energy to beat entire pack of wild dogs during summer and fall. Wood will rejuvenate during the winter.
Your Lucky Element is Fire
If Fire is your Lucky Element, the summer is your lucky season. May and June are your favorable months. May of 2018 is Female Fire Snake month. Snake is in the Fire group. June of 2018 is the Male Earth Horse month. Horse is in the Fire group, too. Both Stem and Branch of May and June contain Fire. Fire is very strong in May and June. You will do well during this period.
Wood can help Fire to burn. Spring is developing cycle of the strong Fire. Fire will be losing its heat when weather is cooling down. Winter is too cold for the Fire. That means you will feel very comfortable early this year, then you feel lucky and everything is coming your way. But don't gamble your luck always be that good after summer. July of 2018 is Earth Sheep. Sheep is in the Earth group. Earth can hold the heat of Fire. The fortune of Fire will continue in July. You need to be more conservative during the winter time.
Your Lucky Element is Earth
If Earth is your Lucky Element, then April, July, October and January usually are your favorable months. Because Fire is the mother element of Earth, Fire and Earth together can make the Earth stronger. June of 2018 is the Male Earth Horse month. Horse is in the Fire group. July of 2018 is Earth Sheep. Sheep is in the Earth group. It ends up summer is your lucky season. April of 2018 is Fire Dragon month. Dragon is in the Earth group. October of 2018 is Water Dog month. Dog is in the Earth group. Therefore, your luck starts in April and ends in October.
Since 2018 is a strong Earth Dog year, your luck should last for a year long. You can treat that April is the trigger month, Summer is the peak time and October is a bonus month. The chart shows two brown lines. The lower one is from the 2018 monthly cycles. The top one is combines with the Earth of 2018. You can see the luck of 2018 is double.
Your Lucky Element is Metal
If Metal is your Lucky Element, the autumn is your lucky season. August and September are your favorable months. August of 2018 is Male Metal Monkey month. Monkey is in the Metal group. September of 2018 is the Female Metal Chicken month. Chicken is in the Metal group, too. Both Stem and Branch of August and September contain Metal. Metal is very strong in August and September. You will do pretty well in the fall of 2018.
It looks that Metal doesn't have any support in the early months of 2018. The good fortune has to wait till autumn. But 2018 is a strong Earth Dog year. Earth of 2018 is the mother element of Metal. That means Earth will fully support Metal. Although Metal doesn't appear in the first half of 2018, People whose Lucky Element is Metal still have comfortable months before autumn arrives.
Your Lucky Element is Water
If Water is your Lucky Element, the winter is your lucky season. November and December are your favorable months. November of 2018 is Female Water Pig month. Pig is in the Water group. December of 2018 is the Male Wood Rat month. Rat is in the Water group, too. Both November and December contain Water. Water is very strong and cold in November and December.
2018 is a very strong Earth year. Water is afraid of Earth. 2018 won't come the way you expected. Do not challenge the impossible missions during the summer of Fire, although Fire is afraid of Water. This is because the child of Fire is the Earth, which will protect the mother. In short, your luck element Water should be quietly dormant under the ground, but it will suddenly spring up in the winter of 2018. You should feel something gradually turns better and smoother during the autumn of Metal.