Any Feng Shui enthusiasts and Feng Shui students would have known by now that the month of November (starting on November 7, 2016 – December 6, 2016) a lot of us will have to be very careful and be ready for double negative energies brought about by the combination of the Annual Flying Stars and Monthly Flying Stars.
First, the most dreadful star (#5 Flying Star / Wu Wang / Five Yellow Star / 5 – Yellow Star) is doubled in the Northeast this month, which means people born under the year of the Ox and Tiger, Middle Sons (regardless of age, regardless whether they are married or single and whether they still live with their parents or not), and people staying in the Northeast (bedroom, office or even if your house is in the Northeast of the village or subdivision) and people whose house or office door faces the Northeast are all affected by the Double Wu Wang. This is the most dreadful star in the Flying Star formula, and all Feng Shui experts or Feng Shui consultants caution us about this, and having it doubles this year in the Northeast brings tremendous stress to those who have to deal with it. Those who have to deal with it are the people I mentioned above.
But at the same time, the #2 Flying Star, which is known as the Illness Star, a star that causes not only grave illness but also serious accidents that may lead to long term illness or death is also doubled this month. We are all susceptible to this, but people who are affected by the Wu Wang, as mentioned above, are doubly affected. As a precaution, it is highly advisable for you to wear the Illness Suppression Amulet if you have it.
For those who are affected by the Double Wu Wang in the Northeast can wear the Vajrapani Ruel and a gold 5 – Element Pagoda (Five Element Pagoda) pendant, and a gold Kalachakra pendant. Carrying or surrounding yourself with Traditional Sutra Amulets like THE MEDICINE BUDDHA SUTRA or THE SUTRA ON THE PAST VOWS OF EARTH STORE BODHISATTVA or THE DIAMOND SUTRA will also greatly help and offer much protection.
In my earlier post about the same topic, I also said that this is the time for one to rely and have faith on prayers. For Catholics you can do your novenas or pray your rosary. For Christians and Muslims you can pray to your God and have faith in Him. For Taoist, you can ask special protection Fu from your Taoist priest. For Buddhist and those who would be willing to practice how Buddhist protect themselves now can do the following suggestions found below.
Go to the temple and light incense everyday.
Go to the temple and bow to the images of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas everyday.
Donate to the poor or who are in need with utmost sincerity.
Chant the following mantras (minimum) 108x a day everyday:
Mantra of Amitabha Buddha: OM AMI DEWA HRIH
Mantra of Medicine Buddha: TADYATHA OM BHEKANDZYE BHEKANDZYE MAHA BHEKANDZYE RADZA SAMUGATE SOHA
Mantra of the Bodhisattva of Compassion Guan Yin: OM MANI PADME HUM
Mantra of Bodhisattva Vajrapani: OM VAJRAPANI HUM
Mantra of Bodhisattva Cundi Avalokitesvara (Chundi Avalokitesvara): NAMO SAPTANAM SAMYAKSAM BUDDHA KOTINAM TADYATHA OM CALE CULE CUNDI SOHA
Mantra of the Protective Deity Kalachakra: OM AH HUM HO HAM KSHAMALA VARAYA HUM PHAT
You can also Recite the following Sutras as often as you can:
Regular readers of this blog know by now that this might be a challenging ear for people born in the year of the Ox and Tiger as well as people whose office or bedroom is in the Northeast or whose houses or office has a front door facing the Northeast. This is because the #5 Flying Star also known as Wu Wang or Five Yellow Star flows into the Northeast sector, which is also the sector that houses people born in the year of the Ox and Tiger as well as the middle son of each family. Everybody knows that this is the most dreaded star amongst all the flying stars and I suggest that if you are not familiar with the effects of this star, that you read all the other post about the 2016 annual forecast. This star together with the fact that the ruling star this year is the #2 Flying Star also known as the Illness Star, which is a star that brings in not only illness but accidents has put all the above mentioned people in a delicate energy this year. The above-mentioned people being affected by the Wu Wang have become more susceptible to the Illness Star also.
Some of you may know that other than the Annual Flying Stars, we also have the Monthly Flying Stars. The effects of these stars are basically the same but to a lesser degree. As the name implies, the Monthly Flying Stars, changes location every month, and depending on the star, this may temper or worsen your luck if combined with the Annual Flying Star.
Unfortunately, for the 4th Lunar Month (5th Western Month – May) the #2 Flying Star known as the Illness star goes into the Northeast sector. Thus affecting, I repeat, people born under the sign of the Ox and Tiger, all middle sons, people whose office or bedroom are in the Northeast, or people whose main door of their house or office faces the Northeast!
There are different versions of the 5-Element Pagoda. However, personally the original version and a small one, I believe, is okay and powerful enough to counter the effects of the 5-Yellow Star. As long as it’s made of gold. Also you have to be careful that the pendant is designed properly because a wrong design might make things worse. There is a 5 – Element Pagoda pendant available in the market that looks like a missile. As of today, I know only of two reliable sources of the Five Element Pagoda. One is in Davao, which makes it by order and has very affordable price, and another one is that of Lillian Too.
All of the above mentioned people should take extra care to avoid accidents or if you fall ill no matter how trivial it may seem it is better to see the doctor right away. On top of that, you should be careful financially, because weirdly the sum of Flying Stars #5 and #2 has a weird effect on finances, so be careful with your money, because financial luck or wealth luck or money luck might take a hit also. The strong earth energy in this sector this month (from May 6, 2016 to June 5, 2016) should be suppressed with the metal element. You can do this by wearing more metal or jewelries like gold that has an added Yang energy. It will be so much better if you wear the Five Element Pagoda made in Gold as a pendant. That’s the only known and accepted cure by most Feng Shui experts or Feng Shui consultants to this day.
The Vajrapani Ruel looks simple, maybe even rustic, but this simple amulet is packed with a special talisman paper inside, with various ingredients, which includes Namtso Salt, soil, various herbs and plants, crystal, and a relic from a high lama. It’s important to put the ruel inside a amulet holder or something sturdy as to not ruin it. If the cloth had tear which exposes or spill the ingredients inside, the ruel becomes useless. The Vajrapani Ruel itself is only about 1 to 2 inches and it varies from one ruel to another.
The Vajrapani Ruel will surely help, and so try to hold it on your receiving hand and chant OM VAJRAPANI HUM as often as you can this month. If possible, everyday from May 6, 2016 to June 5, 2016. If possible put it in a metal holder to add the metal energy to suppress the earth element brought in by Flying Star #5 and #2.
Wear the Illness Suppression Amulet, which also protects you from accidents. Or wear a Medicine Sutra Amulet, or an image of the Medicine Buddha made of gold. Furthermore, please chant the Medicine Buddha mantra – TADYATHA OM BHEKANDZYE BHEKANDZYE MAHA BHEKANDZYE RADZA SAMUGATE SOHA or recite the Medicine Buddha Sutra everyday. You can download the sutra on this blog by clicking here.
As mentioned wear more jewelries made of metal especially gold. If these jewelries are fashioned with auspicious designs then so much the better.
For this month, if you are an Ox or Tiger or belong to any of the above mentioned affected sector, then it is better to avoid wearing too much crystals. Remember, crystals are predominantly earth element and so one should avoid it. If you really have to wear one, please make sure it’s the golden or silver or bronze rutilated quartz. And the Tanzanite should be fine as long as it’s not worn with other crystals.
Lastly, make donations or give food to the poor or to the stray dogs and cats and even to birds. Do this sincerely. Sincerity is key.
The Illness Suppression Amulet or Illness Protection Amulet is a special highly consecrated amulet made by my Guru Lama as a cure for the Illness Star a star that also causes accidents. It has the energies of the Medicine Buddha, Namgyalma Buddha, Amitayus Buddha and White Umbrella Goddess. Furthermore, the small black thing you see at the bottom of the glass amulet holder is a Dharma Pill, which is made from a second – class relic of a confirmed holy lama. It also has a small amount of ash from the last Medicine Buddha holy initiation conducted by my Guru Lama, and aside from individual special consecration, the whole amulet was further consecrated under the Tooth Relic of Shakyamuni Buddha.
Again to better understand the 2016 Year of the Fire Monkey it will be good to read all the forecast. I know it is quite long but it is important for you to see the big picture. For the Illness Suppression Amulet you can jump to item number 4.
I believe one common mistake of Feng Shui writer (myself included) and Feng Shui consultants and teachers is that unconsciously communicate to the public that doing proper Feng Shui will make ALL problems go away. This is a wrong belief.
Doing proper Feng Shui will not make problems go away; they will help mitigate it and lessen its impact. It doesn’t mean that if you wear the Holy Gourd or an image of the Medicine Buddha, you’ll never get sick. There are a lot of other factors that one has to consider, for example karma or how you treat yourself. No amount of Feng Shui can prevent you from getting old or get sick if you don’t eat properly, etc.
Aside from karma and how you treat yourself, there are other factors who will definitely create some problems for you, for example, the Flying Stars, whether these are the annual flying stars, the monthly flying stars, the weekly flying stars, the daily flying stars or even the hourly flying stars, these stars will definitely have some effect on you and they will surely bring some sort of problem or blessing depending on the star that affects you. Plus your life chart or bazi / Paht Chee will also have some effect.
Which leads us to the question why then should we still bother practicing Feng Shui? To answer that let me draw an example from my own experience.
I have been practicing Feng Shui for a very long time and it doesn’t mean I never had a problem, or it doesn’t mean that I never had to work because wealth luck just comes in, I still have to work hard on my business, I still encounter some bumps. But with Feng Shui these are easily mitigated or sometimes I easily recognize that a problem is about to happen and I’m able to act on it right away.
For example, my life chart coupled with the monthly stars shows that I have to be really careful with backstabbing, bad mouthing, and big quarrel. A few months ago somebody from Malaysia or Singapore sent me an email telling me that they saw on one of website traffic meter site that my blog enjoys a high volume of traffic everyday. This person then proceeded to suggest that I should carry their amulets to help more people. I declined this offer because I’m really not a seller and I only write about things that I totally believe in. They wrote me twice and I declined their offer twice, and now I find my blog being attacked by a site that sells amulets. It’s funny how this happened a few weeks after I declined an offer to sell amulets. I got bothered and irritated for about 10 – 15 minutes and realized that this is simply a reminder of what my real intentions are when I first started blogging. I never cared whether people read my blog, I simply want to write, why then I should I care if people attack me or if people believes the attacks against me or my blog in the end I will just write and write and if people likes my blog and they get some benefits and learn things from my blog, I will be thankful.
So you see I still encounter ‘problems’ and I still experience some of the things my chart shows, but because I believe I practice good Feng Shui these things becomes peripheral. It’s done by people that I don’t personally know and who don’t personally know me and because of Feng Shui these things weren’t done by people I work with or by people who are really close to my like family and friends.
So you see Feng Shui doesn’t mean there’s an absence of a problem. It only means problems will not bother or affect you as much.