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Why is my auspicious directions, colors and gemstones according to BaZi different from those according to my 'kua' number?
Which advice should I adopt if the personalized feng shui advice given by the BaZi reading differs from that according to the kua number?
Why is the hour pillar in my BaZi reading different from that obtained from other websites or BaZi master?
What is Destiny?
Can Destiny be changed?
How does one find out one's destiny?
What is BaZi?
How accurate is fortune telling using BaZi?
Why do some people achieve
success and happiness with little struggle whilst others do not
enjoy such fortune?
Why do some people achieve
success at an early age whilst others at a much later stage in life
and some may not achieve anything in their lifetime?
How does one avoid and understand
a troubled relationship?
How can I improve my destiny?
How can BaZi assist us?
- Why is my auspicious directions, colors and gemstones according to
BaZi different from those according to my 'kua' number?
The 'kua' number
is derived from the Eight Mansions formula according to the year of
birth and gender. It is used to indicate auspicious directions, best
colors and gemstones. For each year, a certain kua number is allocated
and basically it is divided into the East and West Group. Those people
with the kua number of 1, 9, 3 and 4 are considered as East Group
whilst those with kua number of 5, 2, 6, 7 and 8 are considered as
West Group. So the relevant advice concerning the auspicious directions,
colors and gemstones are fixed according to the group.
Using BaZi, the best directions, colors and gemstones for an individual
are based on the interpretation of the state of his self-element.
In addition, the text of the I-Ching or the Book of Changes is used
to derive a personalized feng shui advice which harmonize with the
state of his self-element. The concept of harmonizing and adhering
to the principles of yin and yang and also by using the destructive
and constructive cycles in the context of the principles of the
5 basic elements form the theory of BaZi. This core concept is central
to this Chinese metaphysics subject and view of the universe and
- Which advice should I adopt if the personalized feng shui advice given
by the BaZi reading differs from that according to the kua number ?
Both advice given
are relevant but you should recognise that the advice based on the
kua number is a rather generalized one. The feng shui advice given
by a BaZi reading is a very personalized one that is based on one's
birth data and place of birth, both of which are very crucial for
the complex computation before deriving the relevant personalized
The relevance of the advice given can be assessed by analysing
the varying states of one's past Luck Pillars, particularly the
auspicious ones classified as excellent or good. With this guideline,
one's experience with auspicious encounters will serve as a good
indication of the relevance of the advice.
- Why is the hour pillar in my BaZi reading different from that obtained
from other websites or BaZi masters?
BaZi uses the solar
system for the construction of the 4 Pillars of Destiny and basically
divides the day into twelve 2 hourly periods. For many localities
in the world, the local time has been changed many times due to political,
administrative or even economic reasons.
Although time adjustments worldwide is a rather complex subject,
we feel it is necessary to take it into consideration in order to
come up with an accurate BaZi reading. We have conducted detailed
research on this subject and incorporated time adjustments, if any,
into our program. For marginal cases, it is therefore possible that
our BaZi reading will show a different hour pillar from other websites
or BaZi masters. But we feel that this reflects our commitment to
- What is Destiny?
to fate that is given to us upon the determination of the time we
were born. This is the power believed to control all predetermined events.
- Can Destiny be changed?
be changed but can be improved. Changing destiny refers to the turning
of misfortune into good luck which is impossible. It is just like
attempting to resist the universal order. Improving our destiny means
we can improve our gains during a period of good luck and reduce our
losses during a downward phase in our lifetime.
- How does one find out one's destiny?
There are differing
methods used by people from the West, the Chinese and Indians from
the East. This is normally classified as esoteric sciences like astrology,
palmistry, facial reading or BaZi.
- What is BaZi?
This ancient art
uses the 5 primordial elements (metal, water, wood, fire and earth)
to represent one's BaZi. The 4 Pillars comprises of the Year, Month,
Day and Hour of the birthdate. Each pillar has a Heavenly Stem and
an Earthly Branch component represented by either the Yin or Yang
aspect of the 5 elements. BaZi literally means '8 Characters' which
refers to the 8 elements in the 4 Pillars.
- How accurate is fortune telling using BaZi?
BaZi has been widely
used in China for more than a thousand years. It's accuracy is undisputed.
However to apply its theories properly requires the in-depth practical
experience of a BaZi master.
- Why do some people achieve success and happiness with little struggle
whilst others do not enjoy such fortune?
The Chinese believe
that a person's life is largely determined by destiny, which affects
one's success and happiness. However, other factors like luck, feng
shui, character and education can also affect one's destiny.
- Why do some people achieve success at an early age whilst others at
a much later stage in life and some may not achieve anything in their
This can be explained
that certain people have gone through a good luck phase in their life
early whilst others much later. However, there are people who are
not so lucky and do not experience such good luck at all as their
good luck cycle do not pass through their prime period in life.
- How does one avoid and understand a troubled relationship?
The continual changing
of elements unconsciously affects our feelings and moods towards our
loved ones, thus creating critical moments in our relationship. By
understanding such changes, we can exercise self-restraint and mitigate
the adverse effects of such elemental influence on our temperament
which could otherwise destroy a long-term relationship.
- How can I improve my destiny?
Destiny can be
improved but not changed. Through freewill we can to a certain extent
improve our destiny like:
- Making use of the pattern of our luck cycle.
- Improving on the feng shui of our home/office that harmonizes
with the environment or surrounding.
- Building up of our virtues, philanthropic attitudes and other
- Through proper education like academic achievements, vocational
training, continuous updating by acquiring general knowledge and
current events. This is very important to us as we are living
in a dynamic world where events and changes of demand of goods
and services can affect our profession, politics and business
directly or indirectly.
- How can BaZi assist us?
BaZi can assist
- Choosing the right or relevant career which one can perform
- Timing of an investment or venture.
- Choosing the right partner in business or marriage.
- Enhance our personal feng shui like sitting or facing the correct
directions, wearing of the right colors, ornaments and interior
design to enhance our health and harmony.
- Predict misfortunes and take positive action to neutralize them.
- Discovering your child's hidden talents so that you can guide
him/her to pursue a course which he/she can excel in.
- Selecting an auspicious date based on your favorable elements
for marriage, shifting of home or opening ceremony for your business.
- Selecting an auspicious birth date for those women who want
to have their baby born through caesarean.