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Metaphysics

Chinese astrology/numerology and metaphysics readings are based on a set of fundamental logic. This is an introduction to the basic concepts and rules that would apply to the I Ching and Zi Wei Dou Shu.

“Wisdom is the perfect good of the human mind; philosophy is the love of wisdom and the endaevor to attain it.”…Seneca

The Concept of Qi

Qi is the dynamic energy of the universe. Ancient Chinese philosophers had an understanding of the invisible forces of Qi that moves endlessly through time and space, in constant state of transformations.
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Yin and Yang

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The Five-Element Theory (Wu Xing)

The Five Elements provides Chinese philosophers a pictorial idea of constructive, destructive and exhausting relationships between real and abstract entities. Having the “Five Elements” helps in the visualization and understanding of the concept…
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The Chinese Calendar And The Four Pillars

For reading Chinese Astrological chart of the Zi Wei Dou Shu, and the Na Jia, Mei Hua method of the I Ching, it is essential to understand how to use the chinese calendar. The Chinese calendar does not tie up with the calendar we use (the Gregorian Calendar) linearly…
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The 12 Earthly Branches

 

In the Chinese calendar, the Year, Month, Day and Hour each is composed of a Heavenly Stem and an Earthly Branch. The Earthly Branches is what we commonly understand as the Chinese Zodiac Animals.
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The 10 Heavenly stems

The Heavenly Stem symbolizes the influence of the Year, Month, Day or Hour from Heaven.
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The Trigrams

The Bagua is represented as an octagon. On each side of the octagon lies a three-lined symbol called a “trigram”. Each “line” in a trigram is called a “yao”. The trigram is made up of a whole line and a broken line.

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The I Ching Hexagrams

Each hexagram is made up of 2 trigrams, the upper and lower trigram. When casting coins to build a hexagram, lines are built bottom up. There are 64 hexagrams which make the basis of the I Ching…
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Tao Basics ¦ The Concept of “Qi” ¦ Yin And Yang ¦ The Five Elements ¦ The Bagua ¦ The Hexagrams ¦ The 12 Earthly Branches (Chinese Zodiac Signs) ¦ The 10 Heavenly Stems ¦ The Chinese Astrological Calendar ¦