The ten conjunctions of planets and mansions
The 10 combinations of the day's ruling planet element and the daily lunar mansion's element or "elemental combinations". Three combinations are extremely auspicious, three are favorable, three are unfavorable and one extremely unfavorable is considered "vile".
The three excellent auspicious conjunctions
Earth-Earth: དངོས་གྲུབ་ NGÖDRUB - accomplishment. One of the three excellent auspicious conjunctions. The energy of this day favors perfection, acquisition and the accomplishment of one's wishes and desires; it is very favorable to laying the foundations of a house, beginning construction projects, buying land and accomplish activities of enhancement and stabilisation.
Water-Water: བདུད་རྩི DUTSI - nectar. One of the three excellent auspicious conjunctions. The energy of this days favors the increase of the life force and longevity; it is very propitious for marriage, receiving empowerments, accomplishing practices of longevity and preparing medicine; it is also favorable for developing one's personal power (wangtang), friendship and commerce.
Earth-Water or Water-Earth: ལང་ཆོ༹་ LANCHÖ - youth. One of the three excellent auspicious conjunctions. This combintaion will bring great good fortune and happiness. It is propitious for engaging in joyful activities and having a party, wearing new clothes, adorning in jewelry and play music.
The three good favorable conjunctions
Fire-Fire: འཕེལ་འགྱུར་ PELGYUR - progress. One of the three good favorable conjunctions. The energy of the day favors growth and increases the benefits of activities (such as commerce) that provide material support like food and clothes. One should practice generosity and sow grains. Offering one's possessions to deities allows accomplishment of all our wishes.
Wind-Wind: ཕུན་ཚོགས་ PUNGCHOG - excellence. One of the three good favorable conjunctions. The energy of this day brings activities such as religious practice and travel to a speedy and successful fruition. Wishes and intentions are quickly accomplished. Happiness will come. One should accomplish quick and energetic actions.
Fire-Wind or Wind-Fire: སྟོབས་ལྡན་ TOBDEN - powerful. One of the three good favorable conjunctions. The energy of this day favors the gathering of vitality and strength; auspicious engagements, prayers, offerings to deities and appeasing, enrichment and powerful activities are favored. Good fortune.
The three unfavorable conjunctions
Earth-Wind or Wind-Earth: མི་འཕྲོད་ MIPROD - deficiency. One of the three unfavorable conjunctions. The energy of the day portends poverty, failure and the diminishment of one's strength and plundering by thieves; positive activities will be impeded and negative activities strengthened.
Water-Wind or Wind-Water: མི་མཐུན་ MITHUN - discord. One of the three unfavorable conjunctions. Activities on this day will be marked by divisiveness and disagreement. Separation from friends, calumny, isolation and enemies can arise. Negative actions that harm unity will increase.
Earth-Fire or Fire-Earth: སྲེག་པ་ REGPA - burning. One of the three unfavorable conjunctions. The day's energy will favor obstruction of activities, suffering, strife and displeasure. Violent actions, quarrels and harmful actions can arise.
The "vile" extremely unfavorable conjunction
Fire-Water or Water-Fire: འཆི་བ SHIWA - death. The "vile" extremely unfavorable conjunction. The combination prefigures death, and any activity on this day will face significant obstacles that may weaken one's vitality. This days energy is unfavorable to any actions except that which is harmful to others.