5/9..................................................5/5.......Monthly Calendar Information
As time goes on, I will link all of the sections to lengthy background essays. This will take a while. In the meantime, take a look, read the introduction, and think about all of the questions that emerge from even a quick look at the calendar. You will likely find that several of the translations seem quite "fanciful" in English. I am simply trying to convey that they also sound fairly fanciful in Chinese.
Monday, May 6
(top to bottom, right to left)
Activities to Avoid
(top-to-bottom; right to left)
"Constellation Personality" Cycle: Drawn Bow (26/28)
"Day Personality" Cycle: Open (11/12)*
*Occasionally, a "Day Personality" repeats, as it does today.
At the beginning of the yin hour; 3:03 a.m.
(the seventh of twenty-four fifteen-day solar periods on the agricultural calendar)
Going Out (and about)
Little Frogs Peep
(the nineteenth of seventy-two five-day solar micro-periods on the agricultural calendar)
Baleful Astral Influences