26 lunar day

Symbol: Swamp

No wisdom like silence. This is a day of ekadashi (the 11th day after fullmoon).

Wasted efforts are possible today, idle talk is a waste of energy. There is a great temptation to give way to the illusion of your own achievements. Abstain from intensive activity, it is better to relax. Be selective with your contacts.

Influence on health:

Hips and skin are active. Massage and sauna are very helpful today. Do not have teeth pulled.

Nutrition tips:

This day is energetically complicated. It is favorable to take delicate vegetable food. Avoid beans. Often this day is simultaneous with Ekadashi. During Ekadashi avoid taking grain and vegetable oils. Have a dinner out of buckwheat and vegetable salad. In the evening drink milk. Use melted butter. Do not take round vegetables. Potato, fish and herb are allowed. Fasting is allowed.

Business:

This day is considered unfavorable for any affairs.

Recommended:
- To perform usual work
- To listen to friend’s advices and do not reject them
- To solve simple tasks
- Forachief: donotestablishnewdirectives. If possible let your team perform their usual tasks
- To be neutral and express more sympathy with colleagues
- To take discharge, if you have planned it.
- To give way for self
-deception and temptation
- To demonstratemoderation, will power, calm and sense of humor
- To stand against mood changes
- To stand against one’s influence and to be attentive to what is happening
- To be the most attentive while driving a car
- To do nothing that can harm your business

Not recommended:
- Do not make important decisions
- To carry on work and business
- To travel

Relationship:

This is unfavorable day to constitute a family. If the second day of wedding celebration comes to the 26th lunar day try to cancel it to avoid scandals. It is a suitable time for divorces.
Avoid contacts with new people. Defer planned rendezvous to a later date. If your couple is already stable then support and help your partner.

Stones and minerals:

Jellow nephritis, jadeite, chrysoprase.

Meditation: Silence, supraliminal observation.


If possible, spend this day in silence and solitude. Practice vipassana or "awareness in action". You may also practice observing your breath. Either sit on your heels or in the half-lotus and prepare for meditation. Concentrate on the tip of your nose and monitor your breathing for 30 minutes or 1 hour. On the 26th lunar day we may contact our Inner Teacher. This day is often occurs simultaneously with the Ekadasi day.

During the 26th lunar day the Kundalini chakra is active.

The dreams:


Dreams today may show you habits or vices which deserve to be discarded. If in the dream you saw yourself as a dictator then you should reduce your pride; If you saw yourself in a smaller role, for example poor, it means a lowered self-esteem. In the dreams of this lunar day you may see the secret side of your soul. If you saw lightning in the dream it is a warning that you should tame your pride and vanity. The dreams on the 26th lunar day may improve your mood and can come true, especially if they are in color.

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