Birth Dates: 22 August - 21 September
Earth influence: The Harvesting Time.
Influencing wind: The South Winds.
Predominate elements: Earth with Water.
Elemental clan: Turtle (Earth) Clan. (Function: To modify)
Birth and animal totem: Brown Bear.
Plant totem: Violets.
Mineral totem: Topaz.
Polarity totem: Wolf.
Affinity totem: Brown and Violet.
Musical vibration: G natural.
Personality: Industrious. Unassuming. Practical. Fastidious.
Feelings: Warm. Analytical.
Positive traits: Modest. Discriminating. Meticulous.
Negative traits: Fault-finding. Finicky. Hypocritical. Fussy.
Compatibilities: Geese and Beavers.
Conscious aim: Sifting and striving.
Subconscious desire: Perfection.
I Ching trigram: Chen. Arousing Thunder. Desire for liberation.
Must cultivate: Optimism. Tolerance.
Must avoid: Skepticism. Fault-finding. Procrastination.
Spiritual alchemy: Yin predominates.