2013 is Year of the Snake and it will arrive on February 4, 2013. (Note: Chinese New Year Day is on February 10, 2013. The first day of 2013 Chinese Astrology Year is on February 4, 2013.) Here, we want to use Chinese Astrology’s Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) theory to explain people’s fortune in 2013 and foresee what will happen in their lives in the Black Water Snake year.
According to the Chinese Five Element Astrology Calendar, 2013 is the Year of the Water Snake. The color of Water in Five Elements system is related to Black. Therefore we can say 2013 is a Black Snake, Water Snake or Black Water Snake year.
Chinese Astrology is a Balance Theory of Five Elements. Each animal can be converted into Five Elements. Snake contains mainly Fire. It also contains some Metal and Earth. Snake is in the File group. Water of 2013 and Fire of Snake are opposite elements. Therefore most of people will experience mix of good and bad fortune.
Snake is the 6th animal in the Chinese horoscope order sequence. Six (6) is an even number, Chinese horoscope treats Snake is a Yin (female) animal. However, Snake contains Male Fire, Male Metal and Male Earth. The outside of Snake looks soft, but the inside is tough. Snake is a clam, shy, cautious and low-key animal. Snake won’t attack people. But if you fool with Snake, then you may get bitten.
Before predicting your luck in 2013, you have to know what Type of Element you are and what your Lucky Element is from your Chinese Astrology Birth Chart page at www.chinesefortunecalendar.com. The lucky element is determined using Chinese Five Element Balance theory. If Fire, Metal or Earth is the lucky element, then the person has better chance to hear the good news in 2013.
Lucky Element Example
The following is the example of the Chinese Astrology Birth Chart.
This person was born on June 15, 2008. The symbol of the upper row of the Day Column (a.k.a. Day Master) represents the person. So we can say Day Master is Male Fire, which represents the person. The birth chart has too little Metal and needs more Metal to balance the Five Elements. Therefore, the Lucky Element is Metal.
2013 is Female Water Snake year. Snake contains mainly Fire. Horses of Birth chart are in Fire Group. Snake will make Fire spreading wider on the ground. Female Water of 2013 and Male Earth (Soil) have attraction relationship into Fire. This relationship helps Fire burning toward the sky. 2013 becomes a very powerful Fire year to this person. What’s meaning of this?
If there are too much Fire in the Birth Chart, then Fire is the Unlucky Element. Fire is related to the siblings, friends or same generation relatives of the person. Metal is related to money. There is only a little bit money in the birth chart. Year of 2013 will have more people (Fire) coming to share the tiny amount of money. This implies the person have financial problem. Debt is expected. The trouble will come from siblings or friends. The summer is hot, which is Fire season. The money pressure will arrive during the summer.
What will happen to you in 2013?
The first thing you have to find out what Type of Element you are from your Chinese Astrology Birth Chart. The element on the upper row of the Day Column is called Day Master, which represents you.
2013 is the Water Snake year. Snake is in the Fire group. Therefore, Water and Fire are the main elements impacting people’s fortune in 2013.
If Day Master is Metal, then Water of 2013 represents your outlook, behavior and expression. Therefore, it relates to your fame or reputation. Your social life makes you busier. You will have more opportunities to show your talent. If people accept your attitude, then you should earn a good reputation from them. If people don’t like your way, then people still talk about you, however, negatively. Snake of 2013 mainly contains Fire. Metal is afraid of Fire. Therefore, Fire relates to your pressure, job, boss or law. If you are a career person, 2013 brings you more job responsibilities in your position. If you have high score of Metal, then this will be a good job opportunities for you. If you have more Fire than Metal in your birth chart, then you have to prepare to do overtime for your daily work.
If Day Master is Water, then Water of 2013 represents your siblings, relatives or same generation friends. You will spend most of your time with them in 2013. If the Water score is low in your birth chart, then your sibling or friend will provide you good advice whenever you need. But, if the Water score is excessively high, then relatives or friends might bring you trouble. In most cases, the trouble will connect with money. The Fire in Snake of 2013 connects to money or property. The events regarding money, investments and finance will arrive in 2013. Water of 2013 and Fire of Snake are opposite elements. No matter how high the score of Water is or how low in your birth chart, your money luck won’t be consistent in 2013. If you first have strong money income, then you might spend it later. If you have money loss first, then you will recover some of it later.
If Day Master is Wood, then Water of 2013 represents parents, elders, protection, education or medicine. You will often contact people who care about you. You will expend time learning knowledge from teachers or mentors. They will provide you good advice, support and reputation. But if Water is your Unlucky Element, then either they cannot provide you good advice or you wouldn’t accept their opinions. Fire of Snake relates to how your behavior and performance are projected to people. Your social life will be more active. Wood can burn itself and give Fire more energy. Fire makes Wood weak. Water of 2013 is the mother element of Wood. That means you receive energy from Water, which you then pass onto Fire. This implies that you acquire the knowledge from teachers, then you teach new knowledge to someone else. Since Water also relates to medical care, therefore, you might spend some time to watch your health in 2013.
If Day Master is Fire, then Water of 2013 represents relates to your job, pressure, supervisor or law. This is not a good sign for career and health unless you have very strong Fire in the birth chart. Fire of Snake relates to your friends, coworker, same generation of relatives. If the score of Fire is your birth chart is low, then 2013 will have many friends around waiting to help you whenever you encounter the pressure or trouble. If the score of Fire is your birth chart is high, then your friends or relatives might bring in trouble regarding money, career or law. Water of 2013 and Fire of Snake are opposite elements. Your career luck in 2013 will be up and down. You might feel pressure at the beginning of the year. Then you receive the help from coworkers or friends during mid-year. You could encounter frustration again when your helpers or supporters are not around.
If Day Master is Earth, then Water of 2013 represents money or wealth to Earth. Therefore the major event in 2013 will be money related. If you have strong Earth in your birth chart, then you will have better money opportunity. Your income, investments and wealth will be increase. But if you have a weak Earth in the birth chart, then you will feel money pressure soon or later. Fire in Snake will bring the support or protection to you. You can expect to make contact to parents, mentors, teachers or elders. If you experience financial troubles, then people who care and love you will be there to help you. Or the other way around is you have to provide financial support to parents, relatives or elders you love. The money luck of 2013 is in and out. Unless you are pretty sure about your financial plan, otherwise, any risky investments are inadvisable.
Is 2013 favorable to your Lucky Element?
The Lucky Element is the major factor to determine your fortune in the entire life. Usually, the Lucky Element is the lowest score element is your birth chart. You can Find your Lucky Element from your Chinese Astrology Birth Chart.
If your Lucky Element is Metal, then the fortune of 2013 is not too good. But there is a chance. Metal is the mother element of Water. Water can weaken the Metal. Fire can melt down Metal. Metal is required courage and strength to fight Fire. In short, Water and Fire make Metal weak. However, Water can cool down the Fire. This will release some pressure off of Fire. Basically, 2013 won’t bring significant luck for people whose lucky element is Metal. Luckily, Snake also contains Male Metal, Metal becomes active and strong in autumn. If Chicken is found in the birth chart or Major Cycle, then unexpected positive surprise may come in Fall.
If your Lucky Element is Water, then the fortune of 2013 is good. 2013 is a Water Snake year. Definitely, 2013 will be a good year for you. Fire in Snake is the opposite element of Water. Therefore, you will feel good luck coming, but it’s not enough. You will wish you had more fortune at the end of 2013. You have food to enjoy, but this is not all-you-can-eat.
If your Lucky Element is Wood, then the fortune of 2013 is fair. Water can help Wood (tree) growing. That means Wood can become strong with the support of Water. However, Wood is the mother element of Fire in Snake. Wood will burn itself for Fire. Wood receives energy from Water and gives away its energy to Fire. That implies the luck of 2013 comes and goes.
If your Lucky Element is Fire, the the fortune of 2013 is good. Fire is afraid of Water. If too much Water comes, then Fire has a chance to extinguish. Again, the Earth inside Snake can stop Water and protect Fire little bit. As long as Snake can survive in the Water. 2013 will bring some good fortune in. Note, there may be some challenges to overcome and achieve more luck.
If your Lucky Element is Earth, the the fortune of 2013 is good. Snake contains Fire and Earth. Fire is the mother element of Earth. So Earth receives the good support from Snake. But strong Water can wash away Earth. That means the opportunity is there. To gain more luck needs more Earth to fight with Water. If you have strong Earth in your birth chart, then you will have better opportunity in 2013. Also, you will have better luck between the change of four seasons, because Earth is stronger during that period.
Fortune Variation from Five Elements and Animal Relationships
Everybody has different Chinese Astrology Birth Chart. Different elements or animals together might build attraction or fighting relationships with the Water Snake of 2013. These relationships will change the result of developing events in 2013. If the result of the relationship is favorable to the lucky element, then the good fortune definitely deliver to the person. If the result of the relationship is unfavorable to the lucky element, then the person can see the opportunity is coming, but the dream never come true.
For example, Monkey and Snake have an Attraction Relationship. If Monkey is in the Birth Chart, then that person’s social relationship in 2013 will be good. If the Monkey is in the Day Column of the Birth Chart, then the love opportunity will appear for people seeking love. If you also were born in the year of Dog, then that’s a sign of marriage or engagement.
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