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Chinese Horoscope & Feng Shui Forecast 2018 for Rat

yin-yang-button.jpgChinese Horoscope General Forecast 2018 - RAT


Born in Chinese Lunar Year: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 and 2020

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Rat Ox Tiger Rabbit Dragon Snake Horse Sheep Monkey Rooster Dog Pig
Direction Fixed Element Season Polarity Best Hours
North 345° - 15° Water Winter Yang 11pm - 12:59am
Earthly Branch Lucky Stone Allies Secret Friend Zodiac Enemy
子 - Zǐ Garnet Monkey & Dragon Ox Horse

Rats are quick-witted, resourceful and versatile. They can be a bit gossipy and prone to being distracted. They’re also thrifty and excellent at handling money. Family and close friends are exceptionally important to them- Rats make good friends as they are loyal and generous to those within their intimate circle. The Rat is charming beyond words and throughout his undoubtedly long life he will always be popular and have many friends that are dear to him.


Intelligent, eloquent, sharp, charismatic, witty, willing to learn and open to challenges.


Stubborn, controlling, manipulative, cunning, insecure and prone to feelings of loneliness.

Rat Horoscope Overall Luck in Year 2018

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Flying Star & 24 Mountain Chart for the Rat in 2018

After a run of some spectacular luck in the past three years, it is time for the Rat to slow down and go with the flow. In the 2018 Flying Star the Rat is afflicted by the fearsome Wu Wang which brings many challenges – health and other obstacles to distract aggravate you. The only possible bright spark is that your awesome luck in the last three years has helped you amassed a huge arsenal of confidence and strength to withstand the negative feng shui winds. Make sure to subdue its negative impact with a 5 Element Pagoda, the 5 Element Ringing Bell as well as Kalachakra Stupa, Heart Sutra Pillar and Golden Mantra Pillar.

The 24 Mountains Chart brings more challenging indications as the North sector of the Rat is afflicted by the 3 Killings flanking the Natural Disaster Star, magnifying the impact of the 3 losses. These two stars bring further bad news so the Rat should be mindful of these afflictions and take steps to suppress their negative influence. Remember to wear protective amulets to ward off these potentially lethal stars. The best way to quell the 3 Killings is to wear or display an image of the 3 Celestial Guardians.

Though the Flying Stars and 24 Mountains provide a general luck indication of each animal sign, the personal outlook of every person is also dependent on the heavenly stem element of his year of birth. The following chart summarizes the luck profile of the different element Rats, based on their year of birth.


 Luck Elements of the Rat in 2018

The 2018 Element Luck chart for the Rat is look worrisome, especially in Life Force, Spirit Essence and Success luck. What this means is that the Rat’s vitality and strength is low and your path to success is indeed fraught with obstacles. Those born in the year of the Rat must take steps to improve their auric vibrations. The element needed to boost your Life Force is Metal-surround yourself and wear lots of Metal accessories to lift your energy level. Earth element is required to improve the Rat’s spirit essence less you will be easy prey for wandering spirits or office politics. Use Crystals, brown or yellow colors to represent the Earth Element. To take care of your low Success luck, call on the ever trusty Wind Horse-either carry the amulet or display it on your desk..

The chart also indicates that the Earth and Wood Rats enjoy good health in 2018 whilst the Metal and Water Rats will need health amulets for protection.

Wealth luck refers to the ability to attract new prosperity and in this respect, the Earth, Metal and Wood Rats can be assured of a comfortable 2018 with no money worries. On the other hand, Water Rats are advised to be extra cautious where investing is concerned. Metal cures in the form of gold or silver adornment is a great way to improve the Water Rat's personal wealth luck.

In summary, 2018 is going to be a very challenging year for the Rat. Use powerful feng shui remedies especially the Wind Horse to suppress the manifestation of bad luck. Coupled with formidable resilience and reserve of strength from previous years, the Rat can indeed ride out this rough patch and even build some groundwork for future success

Whether times are challenging or good, it is always nice to have your Horoscope Allies and Secret Friend close to you, be it for support to lessen your burden or to share the sweetness of success.

In addition to your bazi and animal sign, your fortune and luck for the year is also influenced by the locations of the monthly flying stars which may bring blessings or obstacles. The astrological flight of these stars ensures that your luck for the year is not stagnant but will be always changing, depending on whether friendly or unfriendly stars are visiting. Life will be more rewarding when you harness the energies of the beneficial stars and keeping a low profile lying low while protection yourself when hostile stars come visiting. Stay ahead with the help of the month by month Feng Shui Analysis for the Rat in 2018.

Remember to read the update of Monthly Feng Shui Analysis for RAT in 2018.


Learn more about the Feng Shui aspects of the year by reading our updates on Feng Shui 2018, Flying Star Feng Shui 2018 and Feng Shui Afflictions 2018.


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Rat Ox Tiger Rabbit Dragon Snake Horse Sheep Monkey Rooster Dog Pig


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