Sunday, August 31, 2008

Fruits For Thoughts

Some Health Tips

Ha-ha again I'm not starting another new topic.

Ah, it's Sunday again and another week ahead, well reminds me of Churchgoers,

A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city because he was short of time and couldn't find a space with a meter. Then he put a note under the windshield wiper that read:

"I have circled the block 10 times. If I don't park here, I'll miss my appointment. Forgive us our trespasses."

When he returned, he found a citation from a police officer along with this note.

"I've circled this block for 10 years. If I don't give you a ticket, I'll lose my job. Lead us not into temptation."

Till-then, cheerio!!!
Some music to jazz up.

Friday, August 29, 2008

Flying Stars Fengshui

Hi All,

Since I am free at the moment,

Let's detract a bit with this article from Heluo of which I am a member of their Yahoo Chat group since 2003 which might helps some of you in your studies of Flying Stars.

The Function of Central Stars in a Flying Star chart.

Several question arise where it concerns central Stars in a Flying Star chart, so we will cover this issue here.

What is the function of central Stars in a Flying Star chart?

What is the message revealed by the central Stars?

After we took the Sitting Star and Facing Star to the center of a floorplan, can we install physical ‘Mountain’ or ‘Water’ adjustments to the then found Mountain Dragon and Water Dragon in the center of the floorplan?

Do we manipulate the Flying Star chart by interior or exterior adjustments?

Why do we extend lines in the Flying Star chart to the exterior?

How does Qi flow inside or outside buildings?

From Qi influence to Qi effect

Besides using the square boxes, and projecting certain Stars at the center of a house, it became common practice also to superimpose the Flying Star onto the floorplan so that it would appear as if the Stars governed from within a built structure.

We find no basis to this in any of the ancient Feng Shui Classics. This is fine for class communications, but we do not practically use nine square or rectangular sectors, as we understand that Feng Shui is about directional influences. Square sectors cannot show directions and it furthermore cannot show flow of directional Qi. In fact, using square boxes would imply that the house had invisible interior Mountains, blocking Qi, restricting Qi and forcing Qi to remain within certain limited areas.

Usually we will take the Period Star, the Facing Star and the Sitting Star to the center of our floorplan, but you may just as well take these Stars to the palm of your hand, because they are just for reference sake. Central Stars will tell you something about the overall governing spirit of the house, they may tell you what opportunities or events lie ahead for certain individuals in the house.

Influence and effect
We can extend the Trigram demarcation lines of the Chinese compass (Luo Pan) to reach outside the built structure and we saw how we may project the Stars outside the structure.

Through Feng Shui, we study environmental Qi.

Qi as directional – environmental - influence will approach a built structure outside-in and will render effect only after it had been allowed to enter the building.

The center is Tai Ji and Tai Ji cannot be physically defined, it cannot be quantified. Yet everything is - and depends on - Tai Ji.

For a built structure – a built structure in Feng Shui terms is defined as a construction with walls and a roof so that it can contain Qi in its Heaven’s Heart – the Qi of 9 Stars will enter the building and reside inside the building into their appointed directions.

We may be able to determine the physical center for any built structure, but this does not imply that we can also define a Qi center or even define the center of Qi in square meters, in other words, it cannot be quantified. Qi center and physical center are not synonymous. We will therefore at best find Tai Ji ‘in or around’ the center of a built structure, as opposed to finding the central Di Pan Star 5 Earth – or any of the other Stars - contained at the physical center.

What lies in Heaven’s Heart is Tai Ji, and what is at the heart of Tai Ji is creation.

Reference point for Qi

Qi will be always in search for a reference point. It tries to cling onto this reference point, mingle with it and it will then seek to be emitted and transported by this reference point. Two reference points can emit energy amongst one another. This reference point for Qi can be your body, or it can be the physical center of a house.

If Qi attaches to your physical body – e.g. the energy of a favorable Star -, this quality will cling to you. You now become a vessel for Qi, in that you can transport this Qi quality to a different location, say within your house, or you will emit this energy to your environment or onto other people.

For an open space, however, Qi cannot find any one specific reference point for Qi for it to be then contained in. An open piece of land will not have a Flying Star chart. If Qi finds a lamp pole as its reference point, the pole would still have the 9 Stars cast their influence from the eight directions, but the lamp pole will not have a Flying Star chart.

Qi will be carried on the back of the directions and it will be blocked by Mountains and Qi will be stopped whenever it encounters Water.

We cannot use a Flying Star chart (Man Chart) for a piece of land, a city or a country. Any construction not having walls or a roof to contain Qi will have the Earth chart (Di Pan) and the Time chart (Tian Pan). For open spaces:

- Qi will be blocked, accumulated and emitted by mountains, elevations, buildings, physical objects.
- Qi will be stopped and activated by water, open space, sloping lands.
- Qi will cling to - and be transported and emitted by - mobile objects, including humans.

Once Qi is contained within built structures:

- Qi will follow the path of least resistance.
- Qi will ascend on warm air, it will descend on cold air.
- Qi (yang) will be attracted to and travel along walls (yin), before it will move freely into a room or towards the physical center.
- Qi will adjust to - and adopt the frequency of - texture, structure, shape, form, color.

What’s in Heaven’s Heart?

Now, let us consider the function and use of central Stars.

Before we further investigate what may happen at the center of a built structure, we can use the analogy of a drop – or a stone, as I prefer – hitting the water surface and producing concentric rings.

The water surface is tranquil, but this serenity is disturbed by the drop or the stone hitting the water surface.

Rings will be formed and be visible, long even after the drop - or the stone - that caused the turbulence has dissapeared.

Of course I use this only as an analogy to help visualize how Heaven Qi imposes its influence on a built structure, but it is only just an analogy. You must therefore visualize the rings on this picture to be moving outside-in, rather than moving inside-out, to have a fair idea on how directional Qi reaches the house from all directions.
Time Star 7, that will be descending vertically down on earth. The drop (7) is a metaphor for an influence from the Heavens as it creates concentric rings, but the drop itself will soon dissapear. This ‘drop’ can create rings that will last twenty years.After the rings were formed, we can work on the rings, but we can no longer work on the initial drop.

The same is true for the directional Qi influences. Directional Qi moves towards the house to reach its physical center, but the center is not part of the directions, in fact, we cannot define a ‘Feng Shui center’ for a built structure, we can merely define a physical center for any built structure.

After a while, another drop (8) will hit the water surface, yet creating its own rings, that will then last for another Period of twenty years.

You can extend this idea to many different influences – either Heaven or Earth in origin – which will all create their rings, which may last one year, one month or one day.

This analogy becomes useful in our understanding of the function and influence of the center of buildings, however the comparison only holds to a certain point, as is the case always with concepts that are based in analogy.

We can use the analogy of water rings, up to the point that we need to understand however, that we were using an analogy by which the influence will be inside-out: the rings will move from the center outward. However, for our Feng Shui assessments we need to understand that directional Qi will work outside-in towards the center – or toward any reference point for that matter-, but we can hardly define a Qi center.

Looking at yet another analogy, we can use a radio. Your radio will receive radio signals through its antenna. However, you will not be able to perceive this as sound just yet, or – if you were to open and investigate the antenna – you will not find any music there.

If you then position the radio and you sit yourself down with that radio, surrounding yourself with eight loudspeakers into eight directions, what you will receive is the sound from all these directions, bass tones perhaps from the South, high tones perhaps from the North, but you still cannot 'hear' the original radio signal having come through the antenna.

A radio receives radio signals through its antenna. Suppose we were to install our radio at the center of a room and surround it by eight loudspeakers.

Although eight loudspeakers, one into each direction, give off sound, we cannot say that we can find sound at the center, or in the antenna. You cannot hear or see the radio signal, although the entire set up relies on it.

Still, you can enjoy several programs reaching you through the central antenna. For a house, we need to see how tangible and intangible forces influence our house and the people living in it.

We can see how Qi can take on many faces, all at the same time, and we find its many appearences – and its ever changing properties - codified in the charts we use, like Heaven chart, Earth Chart, annual chart, month chart or day chart.

As Feng Shui practitioners, we need to know how Qi in its different phases will mingle, how the different influences then affect one another, how these patterns behaved in the past and we want to be able to project all this into the future.

Practically it means, we can work with Tian Pan, Di Pan, Ren Pan and so on, all simultaneously, and superimposing one onto the other in a ceaseless journey through past, present and future. Point is, what function do we assign to the center?

Tai Ji

Here is a representation of Tai Ji – the one universal diagram depicting the Infinite Universe -, often referred to also as Yin-Yang emblem.
Tai Ji is a Universal symbol, leading us to explore and understand the vast cosmos, up to our using Tai Ji to study even the smallest particle.

Tai Ji is what lies ahead of Creation, but it lies within Creation.It signifies how One Infinite Universe differentiates itself into two fundamental forces, yin and yang and it is at the cradle of the Nineteen Principles of the Infinite Universe, accredited to Fu Xi and of which neither can be taken away and none could be added.

On a geographical level, Tai Ji shows waxing and waning of earth magnetic forces, as well as on a much smaller scale, it can be used to understand the functions of our bodies.

If we stay with our Feng Shui studies, Tai Ji can represent any topografical or geographical structure, or we can simply superimpose Tai Ji onto our floorplan and make it valid for confined structures in which Qi can be contained.

For our Feng Shui purpose we will mostly project Tai Ji along with the eight directions. Using eight directions, we will automatically arrive to the basic Luo Shu.

Usually we see 5 Earth projected at the center of the Luo Shu.

But why is there no Star in the center?

There is no Star in the center, because the center takes in no direction, and there is no Star in the center for the same reason that we will not find a stone in the center of a set of rings on the water.

Several Heaven and Earth influences can happen at the same time.
For a house, we need to see how tangible and intangible forces influence our house all simultaneously, how they mingle, how they affect one another.

How they ran their influence in the past and how we can project their influence into the future.

Practically it means, we can work with Tian Pan, Di Pan, Ren Pan and so on, superimposing one onto the other in a ceaseless journey through past, present and future.

Always implied in a Flying Star chart – although perhaps not all shown:

- He Tu diagram (River Map)
- Xian Tian Ba Gua (‘Former Heaven’ sequence)
- Hou Tian Ba Gua (‘Later Heaven’ sequence)
- Tian Pan (Heaven chart)
- Annual, monthly, daily Star charts
- Ten Heavenly Stems, Twelve Earthly Branches
- Trigrams, Hexagrams, Five Transformations
Although in a Feng Shui Flying Star chart, we will not show the basic 5 Earth Luo Shu, it is always implied.

Heaven and Earth forces move in a spirallic manner, always changing their dynamic from centrifugal to centripetal and back.

You can allot Time factors (Solstices, Equinoxes) and Space factors (directions, Earthly Branches) into the directions, twelve directions in this specific example.

Note that the 360 degrees compass circumference can be divided into:

- eight 45 degrees sectors to accommodate the Trigrams and the 9 Stars;
- twelve 30 degrees sectors to accommodate the Twelve Earthly Branches – more commonly known as the twelve Chinese animal signs;
- 24 sectors of 15 degrees each, referred to as the 24 Mountain Ring. It is this ring of the Chinese Compass (Luo Pan) that Xuan Kong Feng Shui heavily relies on. It decides whether Mountain and Water Dragons fly in ascending or descending order through the fixed Luo Shu Pattern.

That's all, folks.

Courtesy of Heluo Nine Star Ki Yahoo group.

About Dating Agency

I can't help but to Kay-Poh ( A local slang meaning Unnecessary Involvement : BusyBody) about this issue by our Singapore Government on their efforts to address the declining home population vs foreign. Kudos!!!

A story first before we go further on Purple Star Astrology.

The Perfect Spouse

A young lady visited a computer dating service and requested, "I'm looking for a spouse. Can you please help me to find a suitable one?"

The matchmaker said, "What exactly are you looking for?"

"Well, let me see. Needs to be good looking, polite, humorous, sporty, knowledgeable, good at singing and dancing. Willing to accompany me the whole day at home during my leisure hour if I don't go out. Be able to tell me interesting stories when I need a companion for conversation and be silent when I want to rest."

The matchmaker entered the information into the computer and, in a matter of moments, handed the results to the woman.

The results read, "Buy a television."

Now to carry on with Purple Star Astrology, Ha-ha.

Sypnosis courtesy of Master Tony Tan of Tony Harmony Academy from Singapore.

The Sun

It is the easiest to understand the characteristics of Taiyang because we can associate it with the real astral body. In Ziwei Doushu, Taiyang, of Yang Fire element, represents status and honour.

Think of the sun in our solar system, and we can visualise several basic traits of Taiyang. We know where it is positioned exactly according to the time of the day every day. Its position cannot be changed, and this implies steadfastness. All life forms on earth have benefited from its heat and light, and this implies that Taiyang is more of a provider than a taker. Everyone on earth does not always appreciate the heat given by the sun in the day, and this implies that Taiyang will always have some detractors.

The primary assessment of Taiyang the Sun is its brightness according to its position in relation to the time (hour) represented by the twelve Earthly Branches of the twelve houses in the chart. It is bright when it is placed in houses from Yin (E3) to Wei (E8), because the Earthly Branches of these houses represent daylight hours. It is dim when it is placed in houses from Shen (E9) to Chou (E2), because the Branches here represent nightfall. The previously mentioned basic traits of Taiyang are fully valid for it in the daylight houses, and especially pronounced in Mao (E4) and Wu (E7) houses because it is the brightest here. To enjoy the brightness and status of the Sun fully, a person has to be born in daylight hours too. Otherwise, these descriptions are somewhat reduced for someone who is born at night.

For a Taiyang placed in dim positions, its steadfastness remains present though not as apparent. However, the other two traits are reduced to a lower degree because it is not giving as much light and heat at night: Life is less of a burden because it is providing less; and it has fewer detractors because it attracts less attention. But the catch here is that Taiyang the Sun in dim houses gets less recognition too. Again, a person who is born at night is worse off for a dim Sun, than one who is born in the day.

As the other ultimate leader besides Ziwei the Emperor Star, the grades of Taiyang the Sun is also assessed according to how many aides it has in the basic structure, and whether both the Auspicious Stars that come in pairs are present together in the Matrix. When a bright Taiyang has perfect combinations of supporting casts, it can be even more outstanding than a Ziwei that has them. This is because it is the basic nature of Taiyang the Sun to shine, while Ziwei the Emperor is not as much exposed due to its high self esteem and pride. However, the presence of Adverse Stars can cause bad results from being outstanding.

And, again identical to Ziwei the Emperor Star, it is best to place it in Career Domain, which indicates a bright and shining career. This is especially so in Si (E6) and Wu (E7) houses. Wealth Domain, however, is not its best position because the star is more about status and reputation than wealth. Whether in Self or Wealth Domain, Taiyang the Sun always indicates some form of financial burden or bearing extra financial duty, because the star is about giving/providing. Estates Domain is not suitable either because the Sun is continuously on the move, however, this nature is good for Travel Domain, and it indicates that one gets recognition easily overseas.

In relationship domains, Taiyang the Sun always suggests that it is easier to have frictions with male counterparts, namely, husband for a woman, and father, son, and male friends for both genders. It may be at a minimum when the Sun is in bright houses, but it is obvious when it is in dim houses, or when the person is born at night

Its element is that of Yang Fire (+)

Again, courtesy of Master Tony Tan.

Ha-ha, I'm a bit lazy tonite, tired lah, copy leh. Here houses refer to domains or palaces, ok?

Why is this called Purple Star Astrology, simple, remember COLOURS.
Hee-hee, good-nite.

Yours Truly,

About Marriage Life

Hi folks,

A little tired tonite, guess something to occupied your time if you happens to be here. Get back to Zi-Wei 2morow nite.

How it started

Once upon a time,

A little girl and a little boy were at daycare. The girl approached the boy and said, "Hey Johnny, wanna play house?"

He said, "Sure! What do you want me to do?"

The girl replied, "I want you to communicate."

He said to her, "That word is too big. I have no idea what it means."

The little girl giggled and said, "Perfect. You can be the husband!"

A song for gals, who feels that guys are not emotional enough, well some guys just got the IQ but miss on the EQ, right? This is a song from them, okie?

Yours Truly.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

About Seniority

The best part of being a practitioner, the older you get, like vintage wine, the more your value increased. right? Or is it?

The Small Town Witness

A small town prosecuting attorney called his first witness to the stand in a trial - a grandmotherly, elderly woman. He approached her and asked, "Mrs. Jones, do you know me?"

She responded, "Why, yes, I do know you Mr. Williams. I've known you since you were a young boy. And frankly, you've been a big disappointment to me. You lie, you cheat on your wife, you manipulate people and talk about them behind their backs. You think you're a rising big shot when you haven't the brains to realize you never will amount to anything more than a two-bit paper pusher. Yes, I know you."

The lawyer was stunned. Not knowing what else to do he pointed across the room and asked, "Mrs. Williams, do you know the defense attorney?"

She again replied, "Why, yes I do. I've known Mr. Bradley since he was a youngster, too. I used to baby-sit him for his parents. And he, too, has been a real disappointment to me. He's lazy, bigoted, he has a drinking problem. The man can't build a normal relationship with anyone and his law practice is one of the shoddiest in the entire state. Yes, I know him."

At this point, the judge rapped the courtroom to silence and called both prosecutor and counselor to the bench. In a very quiet voice, he said with menace, "If either of you asks her if she knows me, you'll be jailed for contempt!"

After a hard day's work

Have a good rest. No, I'm not starting a music appreciation topic, ha-ha.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Silk Road Tour Packages

Hi all,

It's Sunday again.

Let's go on a silk-road tour with this Mtv, ha-ha.

or you would prefer this,

Till-then, cheers.
Yours truly.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Purple Star Astrology

Tian Ji The Strategist

The Strategist is an extremely active star with intelligence, imagination however temperamental. Good news is if this star is found alone in the House of life or Self-domain without being affected by the influential stars Quan or the negative influential stars Ji from the four Major change by the Heavenly stems, it denotes a long life span and possesses kind-hearted characteristics.

About the four Major influences on four stars in the chart from the ruling Heavenly stem, it is termed as three wonders made of three positive influences which would enhanced the affected stars with Lu(Wealth), Quan(Power and Status) or Ke(Intelligence) however it comes with one negative influence on one of the stars in the birthchart which signifies a negative situation depending on which palace it falls into. If you are lost, never mind, you would get a clearer picture later on when we finished with characteristic of the 14 major stars and the rest of the 42 sub-stars.

Tian Ji implies kindness and is the master of brothers. He has an intelligent mind with interest in a variety of subject but not in depth enough. The Name Strategist given fit in more a person with foresight and strategic skill planning, best to be an employee rather than an entrepreneurs as the star is easily distracted and not being focused enough. However don't be disappointed by this, if it is supported by good-stars, would bring status and authority in management of a MNC (e.g Listed company ). Most people with this star in their self-domain normally are artistic and hold specialized skills when meet with the negative stars, the pair of Qing Yang(the sword) and Tuo Lou(the humpback). For major stars, it is best not to meet Speaker or Jumen star in the self-domain and negative stars within the matrix as it would mean tempoary money and power.For females, if this pair of stars, Tian Ji and Jumen are together and get to meet the bad stars of Huo Xing and Ling Xing, Tuo Lou and Yang Ren, they would normally be vulnerable in affairs of the heart and get cheated.

This pair of stars if together are normally found in the Mao or You palace(the four flower location). The spouse palace would have Tai-yang and Tai-yin stars together and their partner would normally possesses strange characteristics of being warm sometime and cold at other times the relationship.

Its element is yin-wood.(-)

That's all for today, cheers.

How to take readings

My morning fix.

I will carried on with Purple star astrology later on today.

Right now, food for thought if you're here.

A man is strolling past the mental hospital and suddenly remembers an important meeting.

Unfortunately, his watch has stopped, and he cannot tell if he is late or not. Then, he notices a patient similarly strolling about within the hospital fence.

Calling out to the patient, the man says, "Pardon me, sir, but do you have the time?"

The patient calls back, "One moment!" and throws himself upon the ground, pulling out a short stick as he does. He pushes the stick into the ground, and, pulling out a carpenter's level, assures himself that the stick is vertical.

With a compass, the patient locates north and with a steel ruler, measures the precise length of the shadow cast by the stick.

Withdrawing a slide rule from his pocket, the patient calculates rapidly, then swiftly packs up all his tools and turns back to the pedestrian, saying, "It is now precisely 3:29 pm, provided today is August 16th, which I believe it is."

The man can't help but be impressed by this demonstration, and sets his watch accordingly.

Before he leaves, he says to the patient, "That was really quite remarkable, but tell me, what do you do on a cloudy day, or at night, when the stick casts no shadow?" The patient holds up his wrist and says, "I suppose I'd just look at my watch."

Till-then, cheers.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Chicken Soup For Tomorrow

Please click on PICS

Is there God?

Scientists were preparing an experiment to ask the ultimate question.

They had worked for months gathering one each of every computer that was built. Finally the big day was at hand. All the computers were linked together. They asked the question, "IS THERE A GOD?"

Suddenly there was a loud crash, and in a brilliant explosion of silicon and plastic the computers fused into what appeared to the scientists to be one large computer in place of the many smaller ones.

One of the scientists raced to the printer as it finally output its answer. "There is NOW", read the printout.

Ha-ha,too tired tonite, will come back back on Purple Star Astrology. About Qi Men Dun Jia, after I have finished discoursing David Twickens Book.

A song for WOMAN feeling down before you go to sleep.

Saturday, August 16, 2008


Right now, it's a Saturday nite.

Mistaken Identity

A middle aged woman has a heart attack and is taken to the hospital. While on the operating table she has a near-death experience. During that experience she sees God and asks if this is it. God says no and explains that she has another 30-40 years to live.

Upon her recovery she decides to just stay in the hospital and have a face lift, liposuction, breast augmentation, and a tummy tuck. She even has someone come in and change her hair colour. She figures that since she's got another 30 or 40 years she might as well make the most of it.

She walks out the hospital after the last operation and is killed by an ambulance speeding up to the hospital.

She arrives in front of God again and asks, "I thought you said I had another 30-40 years?"

God replies, "Sorry, I didn't recognize you."

That's all folks for tonite.

The importance of the MotherShip

Hi all,


Tian Ji The Strategist

Before we go further to our next main character,Tian Ji, the strategist for Northern Group, let's look at the characteristic of the chart's twelve palace.

All together, there are twelve domains or palaces and each has twelve earthly branch attached to it. This would affect the brightness or dimness of the stars that falls into it.

For Birth chart,
Ming Gong (The Life palace or self-domain)

The Ming Gong is the person’s Destiny palace. It has to do with “pre-heaven”, your destiny and what has already been decided for you. The Ming is similar to the Sun Sign or 1st House. Look for the lifetime Ming palace, and then at the palace’s bottom right-hand corner, bottom word.

Four Horses/Corners
Yin (Tiger)
Si (Snake)
Shen (Monkey)
Hai (Pig)

Four Directions/Romance
Zi (Rat)
You (Rooster)
Wu (Horse)
Mao (Rabbit)

Four Earths/Grave
Chou (Ox)
Chen (Dragon)
Wei (Sheep)
Shu (Dog)

The Four Horses/Corners (Shen, Si, Yin, Hai) are the branches in the corner palaces of a Zi Wei chart. They are often called the Four Horses because these Four Corners have to do with movement. People with their Ming Gong in a Horses/Corner palace are always on the move and have trouble sitting still. They may also invite problems unnecessarily.

The Four Directions (Zi, Mao, Wu, You) are the branches in the palaces associated with the four cardinal directions - North, East, South, and West respectively. These branches are sometimes called the Four Failures because of people with their Ming here love parties, social life, romance, drinking, gambling, and overspending. The Chinese term for this is “peach blossoms”. Peach blossoms are among the first flowers to bloom in China, usually around the end of December until the spring rains destroy them in February. They are lovely, bright and lively, but do not last long. People with a lot of peach blossoms were not considered to have much hope of living productively and responsibly, but in modern times these people can do quite well in the arts and entertainments fields, where this kind of charisma can help them succeed.

The Four Earths (Chen, Chou, Shu, Wei) are the branches associated with the Earth element. They are sometimes called the Four Graves. Earth is heavy and not easily moved or changed, thus those with their Ming in one of the Four Earths find it difficult to change and move as well. They must work very hard to achieve and will do better if they move far from their birthplace as early as is possible. Those with their Ming in Chen (“Heaven Net”) or Shu (“Earth Net”) get “stuck” even more easily and need to break through their nets in order to succeed.

Shen Gong or Body Palace

The Shen Gong is “post-heaven”, where you are headed in life. Ming tends to represent one’s early life, while Shen represents later life.

The Location of Ming Gong or Life Palace

The Branch of the Palace in which the Ming Gong falls determines certain characteristics of a person's life. Look in each palace at the lower right-hand side, bottom word.

Note: The Ming Gong or Life Palace would be based on your time of birth and it would then fall accordingly to one of the twelve palaces or earthly branches which are fixed and don't shift.

Zi (Rat)
• Optimistic and happy about life. Poised and elegant, smart and practical.
• Forgives and forgets easily.
• Loves to make new friends, is easily seduced.
• Devoted to and affectionate with friends, though doesn’t always keep promises.
• Patient with spouse.
• Is even-handed and treats everyone equally regardless of socio-economic class.
• Loves to be considered distinctive, has uncommon judgment. Quite strong-willed.

Chou (Ox)
• Stays to oneself, not easy to get to know. Independent with few to turn to.
• Willing to take on heavy responsibilities without considering personal interest. Deliberate and persistent, determined to succeed.
• Strong desire to be praised, trusted and respected, and quick to anger when others disagree with him/her.
• Tends to be envied and even may be "framed" by others. Often treats others in an arrogant manner or shows off.
• Better to leave birthplace early and develop self elsewhere.

Yin (Tiger)
• Has a good heart and always willing to share.
• Enjoys a wide circle of friends. Popular and admired.
• Active, clever, always on the move. Able to endure suffering and hard work. Tough, resolute, prefers the fast way, doesn’t like the word “no”.
• Can become wealthy more easily than others
• Can unnecessarily invite problems.

Mao (Rabbit)
• Often physically weak in younger years, stronger in adulthood.
• Sensitive, observant, clever in dealings – sees what others cannot.
• Sociable and loves romance, so can easily get into affairs.
• Suspicious and careful because of prior difficulties.
• Has to struggle alone, with few to turn to
• Easily irritated, so can argue over the unimportant. Everything is either black or white.
• Must be disciplined and educated to have a productive life.

Chen (Dragon)
• Gentle, tranquil appearance.
• Courteous, good manners, gentle and kind-hearted.
• Loves to mediate and help. Considerate, balanced and impartial.
• Intelligent, clever at handling difficult situations, relaxed, indecisive, unhurried, a bit too casual.
• Can invite sorrows and disasters. Has few to turn to.
• Better to move far from birthplace to develop and succeed.

For this example in the chart above.

Si (Snake)
• Calm and steady external appearance, internally ambitious and worrying.
• “Misses the forest for the trees” – a perfectionist who pays too much attention to the unimportant.
• Savvy and good with business and prudent with money.
• Can invite problems unnecessarily.
• Ambitious, busy, hard-working, but can be lonely

Wu (Horse)
• Witty, friendly and sunny personality, noticeable in a crowd.
• If brought up well, can succeed both financially and in life.
• Prone to be arrogant or flatter those he/she wants to please.
• If brought up poorly, can be lecherous and use people for their own purposes.

Wei (Sheep)
• Appears shy, sensitive, easily irritated but is quite strong inside.
• Idealistic and hard working, but must push hard to achieve
• Can be too narrow-minded about things – does not readily accept outside opinions or ideas, so can be lonely
• Better to move far from birthplace early and develop elsewhere.

Shen (Monkey)
• Very changeable – confident at one moment, unsure the next. Contradicts oneself.
• Clever, witty and skillful.
• Moves with poise and grace – good at the performing arts
• Life is very changeable as well – gains a great deal and loses a great deal.
• Better to marry later in life.

You (Rooster)
• Dependable, honest and kind-hearted, loves romance and can fall into affairs.
• Strong personality, acts independently and is not open to other’s suggestions.
• Can be arrogant to the point of causing failure.
• Self-dependent, solves personal problems on one’s own.
• Enjoys travel, particularly to historical sites.

Shu (Dog)
• Appears steady and tranquil on the outside, but is prone to depression.
• Needs lots of support and encouragement from loved ones.
• Smart, hardworking, efficient, not afraid to fight for what is right.
• “This horse will not gallop fast without some whipping.”
• Better to move far from birthplace early and develop elsewhere.

Hai (Pig)
• Sensitive and compassionate, kind-hearted and gentle.
• Easily moved to tears by the beauty of nature.
• Quick learning, serious, busy and hardworking.
• Shares whatever they have with others.
• Prone to invite problems.

That'all for now, folks.

Part of it courtesy of di Barbara Finch - Tutti i diritti riservati

Quote: 'I would like to speak to whosoever is in control of life, and suggest some improvements'

Monday, August 11, 2008

The other side of a Geomancer

The Serpent or The Knowledge.

Hi, my fellow practitioners,

Some music about us, the Yin and the Yang. Ha-ha,...

Guess you better think twice about it in view of the expectations from people.
Hee-hee, anyway I like the energy from this MTV, so groovy, wonder what will youngsters now thinks about it,ha-ha,Ha. Let's hope they don't call us 'Ah-Pek'( a local slang for old man ). Well,I guess it should be time for us to keep in trend with them.

'Don't worry, if we keep putting off decisions , eventually it will be made for us.'

Well,anyway, Smile and let's relax tonite.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

About Purple Star Astrology

This is a typical Zi Wei chart courtesy taken from Master Tony Tan of Tony Harmony Academy.

Man has always been in awe of the future and therefore of course wouldn’t mind possessing this knowledge to know the future. In the past, knowledge of metaphysics has always been kept within certain circles of power regardless of whatever society it is in. However for life and destiny analysis, there is no doubt that most of it is based and derived on observations of the stars in astrology though in ancient times, it is associated with hoola-bula stuff.

The interesting thing about Zi Wei astrology is that it is believed to be created by a Taoist priest by the name of Chen Xiyi. And it is based on the astrological stars in the twenty-eight constellations. I personally feel that it is not necessarily being spiritually associated, it should prejudices our view of this metaphysic studies.

Zi Wei Do Shu’s Northern group of stars is based on the Polaris star or North Star and its relationship with the Big Dipper. Literally, you can call it Emperor Star. The Southern group is based on the nearest star to the South Pole, Sigma Octantis. Now you will ask what has it got to do with my destiny? Some writers tried to explain this way, part of an interpretations by Mr. Hua-Ching Ni, renowned Taoist. ‘when the sun, moon and stars shine, their spiritual particles reach the earth. The overflow, insufficiency or balance of this energy shower, influence a child’s future life expression. At Birth, this new life receives its influence and become a symbol of the product of that energy at that time.’ Well, it is accepted that the sun and stars emitted energies (except for the moon which reflected back the energy from the sun.) accordingly to Einstein’s famous equation E=mc2 where E=energy, m=mass and c=speed of light. Like laser, it can now be used for medical fields, war, etc…. Well, everybody by now should know light travels faster than sound, so maybe it explains why some people appears bright until they open their mouth, ha-ha, just kidding.

Basically, there are altogether 119 stars to plot and look at in a birth-chart which is one of the reasons that this analysis for destiny is not so popular. However, most of the Chinese names given to the stars are symbolic and more of a description of the characteristic of the energy associated with it.

The Emperor Star

Altogether, there are mainly fourteen major energies or stars that we can start with. The first group, the Northern Groups with six major stars. Lets’ begin with Zi Wei, the Emperor on which the birth-chart would be plotted based on which of the twelve earthly branch that it falls into. The other stars would be Tian Ji , the strategist, Tai-yang, the sun, Wu Qu, the artistic general, Tian Tong, the waif and Lian Zhen, the politician which is also a peach blossom star second to Tang Lang which is in the Southern Group.Ha-ha, no wonder politicians has always been associated with sex scandals.

Now, don’t be disappointed if the Emperor star doesn’t fall into your life palace in the birth-chart though I’ m sure that everybody wants to be an Emperor too. However, it could be good or bad depending on its interaction with the other stars in the other palaces at what we can call the matrix at a certain particular point of time for forecasting. Sometimes, having the Emperor elsewhere at the right place could means that you are the Emperor's favourite and enjoy favors.
I'm referring to the chart above if you are a bit slow. I like the movie 'The Matrix'.

Oh by the way,about the Emperor Star as what it suggested is the characteristics of an Emperor, a person with an aura of power, courage and wise like a king. However, it is not a stand alone star, it needs to be supported by good ministers and supporters ( other good stars) in the matrix to metaphorically speaking to be a good Emperor. That’s what we meant by interaction from the other two main palaces in a span of the life. If it is alone by itself and demoralized or affected by bad stars, it could mean been like a tyrant, arrogant and bad tempered persons. Its element is associated with Yin Earth (-)

Well, that’s all for now.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

About Purple Star Astrology

What is Zi Wei Duo Shu? When I started five years ago, it was the hype trend among celebrities in Taiwan and Singapore to seek analysis on their destinies, as accordingly from what I heard from some people in my circle of friends, related to the media-corp in Singapore. They were so in awe of it, you know the ‘oohs and aahs’, It has the ability to forecast any disasters that would happen to a person. It’s like having the power over Life and Death. I was surprised that then like Qi Men Dun Jia, it then lost its appeal from fengshui students.. Maybe its because some top masters stop teaching about it further except for the basics and therefore it then loses its appeals. Till I then met a Taiwanese fengshui master who convinced me about its value as I was then too engrossed in Ba-Zi or the Four pillars of Destiny. I then begin to seriously start collecting knowledge on whatever I can find in books and on the internet. For Qi Men Dun Jia, I feel a lot of masters have incorporated too much technical aspects into it to make it unuseable or they also feel that it is also forbidden knowledge and therefore maybe, they safeguard it that way but did put in some hints in their lectures and notes for those with the affinities to master it.

Later on, five years later, I feel that those Zi-Wei masters maybe has the same personal feelings that I have now, is that it is like the forbidden fruit in biblical history of Adam and Eve and their encounter with the Serpent which is supposed to represent the Temptation.. Surprisingly, the Chinese Pa-kua also depict the Serpent as an unfriendly energy. Though I am not a Christian now but I was a Christian, In fact, I had several intimate relationship (not the other type, ha-ha, mind you) with other religions in my quest for spiritual knowledge without betraying my conscience. I then feel that if this knowledge is to fall into the wrong hands which would then be abused like helping drug-traffickers or murderers,etc, to change their destiny, how then it would affect our Karma and Society? Till this stage, I am also not sure whether to share my findings or not. Are we Mankind mature enough to handle it? However, until I’m sure like the other masters, I would just go thru the basics and in between put in some hints in my postings for those with the affinity to develop this knowledge further. So, don’t be disappointed, if you think the postings here would make you have control of your destiny which some books or courses instilled but anyway I’m sure it would improve your life.. And also, I’m offering it without any commercial intent. So you got nothing to lose getting to know all these old friends who have been around for thousands of years or you can treat it as a bed-time read to let you fall asleep.after a hard day’s work. However, for serious practitioner, to go further, as I would says again, you need to have some basic knowledge of Yi-Jing.

I would then proceed with the descriptions of the major stars concerned thereafter in my next posting.

Good-nite and good dreams, ha-ha.

Saturday, August 2, 2008


Oh gosh, it's finally TGIF! Let's relax while you are all seriously getting the basic of Qi Men Dun Jia right before we go further. I will tempoarily do some posting on the characteristics of the main stars for Zi Wei Dou Shu to relax. You don't have to worry about what you are learning. Just treat it as getting to know some old friends who have been around for thousands of years. I will get back to Qi Men Dun Jia in about 2 weeks time, so relax. For any questions on QMDJ, you can post it on under the relevant section. If I don't get back to you, it would means your question is not relevant at this moment in time, ha-ha.
Till-then, enjoy your weekend which you deserved!