The Chinese believes that the universe came into being from the 5 primordial element namely, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood which govern Feng Shui and Destiny. Stephen Hawking, the renown physicist, in his essay, ‘Is Everything Determined?’ subscribes to the view that everything in the universe is governed by the set of rules. In The East as they terms it as Feng Shui and Destiny itself.
From this perspective, 3thermo the Chinese people have believed in such a worldview since a long time ago. It can be agreed on that the universe must follow a set of rules. Man, being a tiny part of the universe (Destiny), and comprising of the 5 elements, is also subject to such fixed rules and order.
BAZI (Understand Destiny) – SECRET on Ancient Chinese Metaphysic
Stephen Hawking, ‘Is Everything Determined?’ with relevant to The Secret in The Ancient Chinese Metaphysic(Destiny) are in coherent!
The origin of BaZi (Destiny-Reading) is attributed to Scholar Li Xuzhong of the Tang Dynasty (A.D 618-907). It was practiced by Xu Ziping in the Song Dynasty (A.D 960-1279). This ancient Chinese Art is derived from the text of the I-Ching or the Book of Oracles used for Destiny-Reading. It is based on the same principles, using the 5 primordial elements for Destiny-Reading and Feng Shui. This Chinese system Destiny-Reading and Feng Shui has been in used, consistently, for thousand of years through the winding course of its civilization.
It is true to say that BaZi (Destiny Reading) has shaped the cultural practices and philosophy kidscuckoosnest of the Chinese people as much as Confucianism has shaped the characters and mindset of the people in China and beyond. In the olden days, the Chinese people seeking to their destinies and fortune travel far and wide to great temples to have their destinies revealed to them by masters of Destiny reading. In other words, consulting a fortune-teller was a common practice and very much a part of the Chinese culture.
The Chinese believes that the universe came into being from the 5 primordial elements. Stephen Hawking, the renown physicist, in his essay, ‘Is Everything Determined?’ subscribes to the view that everything in the universe is governed by the set of rules. From this perspective, the Chinese people have believed in such a worldview since a long time ago. It can be agreed on that the universe must follow a set of rules. Man, being a tiny part of the universe, and comprising of the 5 elements, is also subject to such fixed rules and order.We therefore believe that human fate and destiny is determined by “the invisible forces of the universal”.
Until recently most innotechreviews Destiny and Feng Shui masters were only Chinese speaking. The emergence of new masters proficient in the English Language has opened up this fascinating system of fortune telling to the entire English-speaking world. The Internet helps to provide the access and delivery of Destiny and Feng Shui system across the world at the touch of a button.
The question here is, is our fortune really determine from our birth?
The answer is Yes and NO!
Even if our destiny is fixed, We should not do nothing and instate we should put even more effort to achieve our goal!
The are a lot of opportunity in the world. We just need a clear mindset to determine what we want to do. There are only two kind of people in this world, The Creator and The Doer……we will leave this topic in our next discussion.
It has been awhile since lovepawz I had posted about the Four Graveyards. As the name implies, the Four Graveyards represent the ending of a cycle.
The Four Growth Stars are the opposite of Graveyards. It represents the beginning of a cycle. A starting point!
It represents youthfulness, happy-go-lucky and childlike behaviour – naïve, trusting, gullible and innocent. Thus, the Four Growths are energetic, exciting, innovative and creative.
These are how the Four Growth Stars radiate their energy. Due to its energetic and active nature, they represented the Sky Horse Stars, also known as the Travelling Stars. They are always on the move, doing and creating. These stars are represented by the Earthly Branches of Yin Tiger, Si Snake, Shen Monkey and Hai Pig.
While the Graveyards keep and hoard, the Four Growths give birth and multiply. One is yin and the other is yang. Whilst the Graveyards are motionless and tranquil, the Growths are active and alive.
Each of these Four ogdispensary Growth Stars is growing an element except the Si Snake which has two. The Yin Tiger grows the fire. The Si Snake grows the metal and earth. The Shen Monkey grows the water. Lastly, the Hai Pig grows the wood.
Now how does these Four Growth Stars affect a person life?
In the old days, people who were the explorers, nomads and merchants were heavily influenced by the Four Growths. The Scandinavian Viking explored Europe via its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare spanning the late 8th to 11th centuries. The Age of Discovery was filled with movement and expansion during the early 17th century. I believed that the Period of Vikings and the Age of Discovery or Exploration are closely linked to and influenced by the Four Growth Stars. The Age of Exploration also led to European colonization which gave rise to Colonial empires.
While it will be hard to track down the birth data of a Viking, two persons do comes my mind. mathey Are you thinking of what I’m thinking? If yes, then you will know who I’m researching for my next post.
Whilst the world is now scaled and marked at every corner and printed on a map, thus leaving nothing more to be discovered, the Growth Star people are still wanderers and adventurers at heart.
You will see them working in some exotic country, or becoming a scientist that travels deep into the sea or set foot on the moon to see what human has not set eye on before.
Or you may see them sell you a bungee jump or two. At it worst, you may see another Jack Sparrow drifting along the ocean.
Or they are the businessman who has created an innovative product and actively promoting it all around the world. A business who wants to grow and expand around the world needs the Growth Star too. A big conglomerate cannot become one without the Growth Star.
People who have strong roll-up-profis Growth Star in their BaZi never matured. They are also the people who like to throw nonsensical tantrum. Sometime they are too idealistic and naïve for their own good. They will never stop growing. They are the fun people. They are forever young at heart.
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Since time immemorial, human has been dreaming of reaching the Sky but to be more specific, Astrologers and Meta-physicians have been amazed by the distance of ever reaching it and to be able to decipher the significance of the stars appearing in the night sky. According to ancient records, the Ancient Chinese believed that there was a one-to-one correspondence between people on Earth and the Stars in Heaven.
The oldest systems of using stars to read the life of a human being in Ancient China was founded during the Qin Dynasty. It was known then as the Five-Star Astrology where its approach had close resemblance to their Western counterparts. However, there were discrepancies and its accuracy had thrown up more questions than answers. The conclusion then was at best superficial, and at worst, tongue in cheek piece of work.
This led to further research and unveiled two different lines of thought on this subject of Destiny.
Both school of thoughts generally agreed that the Qi ( loosely translated as “Vital Force of Life” ) present at the moment of birth that determines the life of a person. The Bazi or Four Pillars of Destiny introduced to the world by Xu Zi Ping explained that Qi in terms of Five Elements aspects and everything in our livelihood revolve around it and subjected to its continual balancing influence at decade, annually, monthly, daily and double-hourly levels as governed by their respective Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches in the respective person’s pre-determined DNA at birth.
The other school of thought is called Zi Wei Dou Shou. In modern days interpretation, it can be loosely called Purple Star or Emperor Astrology. In Short, it is also popularly called Zi Wei Astrology.” Zi Wei”, also a Emperor Star, is a constellation of Stars in the sky or Heaven. “Dou” is another manner of calling it Star in the Chinese context. “Shu” means Calculation, Interpretation or simply Divination of Numbers. The Ancient Chinese professed that every happening corresponds to a number. If one can find the number by calculation, then it is believed that we will have control in our hands. Thus, the whole descriptive name of ” Zi Wei Dou Shu” advocates a way to understand the stars and led by Zi Wei to find the Divination number which reveals all that we want to know about our past, present and future.
It is difficult to trace to who is the original founder of Zi Wei Dou Shu. Historical records and thesis was traced to Taoist Master Chen Xi Yi during the early Sung dynasty ( AD 960 – 1127). Subsequently, there were two versions discovered. Briefly, they were: the comprehensive handbook of Zi Wei Dou Shu and the comprehensive collections of Zi Wei Dou Shu. Hence, there were variations in interpretation techniques though it still arrive at the same outcome.
Some Chinese metaphysics scholars or practitioners believe that the Stars used in Zi Wei Dou Shu are real stars in the Universe with different degree of intensity and hence its influence on humans. While others believe that they are simply special galaxy of energies that exist in the Universe. As there are unlimited amount of stars in the Universe, the stars used in Zi Wei Dou Shu can range from 26 to more than hundred over according to different schools and their respective teaching methodologies.
The fact that the stars has been personified by the practitioners and scholars alike with their own reasoning and research findings enlightened them over a long period of time, to challenge it otherwise would be a futile attempt by modern practitioners and scholars as it has been proven to be effective in deciphering our own “da vinci codes” of our livelihood.