For countless generations throughout China and Asia, people have been drawn to the Four Pillars system for its accurate method of divination. Commonly known as Eight Characters or Chinese Astrology, this system has been practiced in market places by fortune tellers, in institutions of learning by scholars and most notably by leading officials in the imperial courts of China.
Even today this ancient system of divination still allows an experienced practitioner to analyze many aspects of one’s life such as health, wealth, career and love. In fact the destiny blueprint each of us receive at birth can be used to reveal options and paths that we can act upon during good and bad times, to understand why we connect with certain people and to evaluate what we are truly capable of achieving in our life.
The year, month, day and hour of our birth are the fundamental building blocks of our destiny blueprint or Birth Chart. Identifying the leading forces or Cosmic Flow within this Birth Chart then helps us to go with the flow and enjoy greater harmony, well-being and success. Furthermore the principles of Yin and Yang and the Five Element Theory are crucial to an accurate understanding of the cosmic energy of our lives. This energy is never stagnant and is subject to changes not only in our Luck Cycle, but also each year from annual influences.
The Four Pillars system allows us to determine the strengths and weaknesses in our destiny and the Luck Cycles that are encountered over the course of a lifetime. In so doing we can illuminate which cycles are more favorable and which are more difficult. With this information we can then identify potential situations and decide how best to negotiate these periods. Are they times of growth where we can proceed confidently, or are they more challenging times where we need to show more care, caution and discretion?
Please note that your report is not computer generated, but rather it is personally researched and prepared by an experienced practitioner.
Information required prior to Four Pillars Consultation:
- Year, month, day and time (if known) of birth
- Country and city/town of birth
The selection of an auspicious date is based on the Chinese Hsia Calendar and Almanac or Tung Shu. Picking a good day to perform an important activity such as a marriage, engagement, job application, business transaction, launch of a new product, signing of a document, travel or moving into a new house not only helps to create potential for success, but it also ensures that the event progresses more smoothly. The 12 Day Officers (建除十二神) refer to the 12 types of ch'i or energies that prevail in a given day and these are common to everybody for that particular day. However once the dynamics of your Four Pillars is known this information can be used to fine tune the selection of auspicious dates to maximize your success.
- Establish (建) - suitable for getting engaged/marriage proposal, starting a new job/school term, business transactions, medical treatments. NOT for funerals.
- Remove (除) - suitable for cleansing activities, ending a relationship, dieting, medical excisions, demolition or repair works. NOT for marriage, adoption, official openings, starting a new job, travel.
- Fulfill (满) - suitable for bountiful outcomes e.g. official openings, house-warming party, install new equipment. NOT for marriage, legal settlements/lawsuits, starting a new job.
- Balance (平) - suitable for outcomes that are favorable for both parties (win-win) e.g. marriage, travels, situations where one needs to balance against a more dominating power. NOT for lawsuits.
- Stable (定) - suitable for activities with lasting effects (long-term) e.g. marriage. NOT for projects to be completed quickly, jobs with no prospects.
- Initiate (执) - suitable for activities that commence something (new beginnings). NOT for travel and moving house. Not a superior day.
- Destruction (破) - suitable for destroying something e.g. building demolition.
- Danger (危) - to be generally AVOIDED.
- Success (成) - MOST auspicious, POSITIVE and has a MULTIPLIER effect. Suitable for all activities that require positive outcomes e.g. marriages, move into new house, start construction. NOT for lawsuits.
- Receive (收) - suitable to attain something/rewards. NOT for medical treatments or visiting the sick.
- Open (开) - suitable for office opening, house-warming, starting work, marriage, starting a new job/school. NOT for ground breaking.
- Close (闭) - to be AVOIDED for activities of significance.
- Moving into a new home or office
- Opening of new business premises
- Launching a new business or project
- Ground breaking or commencing construction
- Commencement of Renovation
- Signing an important contract
- Surgery or medical procedure
- Wedding or Engagement
An annual analysis is quite customary throughout most of China and Asia. This can be done at any time throughout the year, but it is more beneficial to schedule one around February 4th, as this date is usually the commencement of the Chinese New Year.
The purpose of an annual audit is to assess the types of Feng Shui influences that will affect you during the course of each year.
The Annual Bazi Review includes:
- Only available to clients who have previously had a comprehensive iV Pillars Anaylsis
- Recommended on or around February 4th each year