The 2010 Tiger year will begin on Feb 4, 2010 at 6.48am. The 2010 Tiger year is known as a Yang Metal Tiger year (庚寅年). Every Tiger year is unique, this is because the cosmic energies influencing every Tiger year are different. The last time a Yang Metal Tiger year appeared was exactly 60 years ago in 1950.
With the 2010 Tiger year just around the corner, the often asked question is: Is the 2010 Tiger year good for me? To find out how the 2010 Tiger year will affect you, you need to examine how the 2 elements Yang Metal (庚) and Tiger (寅) interact with your BaZi.
In general, when the year cosmic energies interact with your BaZi, it reveals several things. It reveals the type of luck you have in the year. It also reveals whether the year cosmic energies are favourable to you. Finally, it reveals your fortune in the year.
To know the types of luck you have in the year, you first need to know what each of the 2 elements, Yang Metal and Tiger, represents in your BaZi. The representation depends on the element that denotes the Day Master which is located in the day pillar of your BaZi. For example, if your self element is the Fire element, the Yang Metal element will denote your wealth. The Tiger element, which is a Wood element, will denote your thinking and knowledge. For men, the Yang Metal element also denotes the spouse. This means for a Fire element person, there is better luck associated with the Metal element and the Wood element. So in the 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year, the Fire element person will have better wealth luck. This person will most likely engage in activities that increase knowledge. For the Fire element man, it also means better spouse luck.
The 2 elements, besides indicating the types of luck in the year, also indicate whether the year cosmic energies are favourable to you. The year cosmic energies are given by the 2 elements of the year. For 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year, the cosmic energies are given by the Yang Metal element and the Tiger (Yang Wood) element. The cosmic energies are termed favourable and unfavourable cosmic energies depending on whether the element is a favourable element or unfavourable element in your BaZi. For 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year, if the Yang Metal element is your favourable element, you will be under the favourable cosmic energies influence of the Yang Metal element. If the Tiger (Yang Wood) element is your unfavourable element, you will be under the unfavourable cosmic energies influence of the Tiger (Wood) element. In other words, for 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year, you will have favourable and unfavourable cosmic energies influencing you.
Knowing the types of luck you have for the year and whether the cosmic energies are favourable to you is not enough, you need to know how the cosmic energies will affect your fortune in the 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year. To know the effects, you need to examine the interactions of the 2 elements, Yang Metal and Tiger, with your BaZi. The examination will look at the union relationships and the clash relationships between each element and the elements in your BaZi. The examination will be able to reveal how the year cosmic energies will affect your fortune in the 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year. For example, if the year indicates that you are under the influence of your favourable money luck and your unfavourable friendship luck, it can mean that your money luck is good, you may get to know more friends but this may also cause you to suffer loss of money.
In general whether the 2010 Yang Metal Tiger year is good for you really depends on how your BaZi is influenced by the year cosmic energies of Yang Metal and Tiger. The outcome of the influence will depend on the individual elements in your BaZi and how they are positioned in the BaZi. Thus people with the same influence of favourable and unfavourable cosmic energies may experience vastly different fortunes in the 2010 year.