Tan Lang (The Covetous Wolf) Star in Zi Wei Dou Shu (Purple Star Astrology)
Tan Lang is in the Northern group of stars, and is related to peach blossoms, greed, materialism, and metaphysics.
Pros: Fortune, Longevity, metaphysics, and peach blossom
Cons: Desire, greed, gambling, prostitution
Element: Yang Wood with Yin Water
Life/Self Palace: Tan Lang is the first peach blossom star. The native is easily attractive to the opposite sex. Tan Lang is not a wealth star, but due to the peach blossom nature, the native may find wealth in a flirtatious manner and/or setting. The native has great potential to indulge in his/her desires, and cravings (romance, wine, gambling, sex, etc). Love relationships can be tumultuous. They are also attentive, and a smooth talker in most settings.
On the positive side, the native is smart, learned, multi-talented, and capable to seek assistance from the opposite sex easily. The native is eloquent, likeable in social settings, and an opportunist.
On the other hand, the native is stubborn, greedy, fickle, seek sensual pursuits, and materialistic. They easily get bored, and seek the new in all affairs. When Po Jun resides in the Wealth Palace, the native encounters risky wealth pursuits.
On one note: Tan Lang entails two elements (Wood and Water). If the Wood element is activated (favored), the native leans towards the metaphysical and spiritual preacher; and if it is activated by the Water element, it leans towards the lustful characteristics.
Wealth Palace: Tan Lang is not a wealth star, but has some potential to wealth by utilizing the characteristics of Tan Lang.
Career Palace: Tan Lang in the Career Palace may be suitable in industries related to entertainment, luxury or high end products, or metaphysics.
Tan Lang has the potential for Windfall, if paired with Wu Qu, but a loss if it meets Wen Chang or Wen Qu. Tan Lang Hua Lu entails fortune, peach blossoms, and good luck. When Tan Lang Hua Ji, it entails misfortune, scandals, and loss.
Tan Lang is not suitable in the Mental/Karma Palace. This results in a toilsome life pursuits and affects the Wealth Palace.
Tan Lang is not suitable in the Property Palace because it entails the desire to own properties beyond the means of the native -which results in a loss.