Saturday, July 24, 2021

Ba Zi and Feng Shui

How Ba Zi Helps In Feng Shui?

Ba Zi can be translated as ‘Eight Characters’. Ba Zi is derived from a birth date: the year, month, day, and time you were born. Each consists of a distinct pair of characters, hence making up the eight characters. From these eight characters, thousands of combinations can be found. Ba Zi is derived from four pairs of characters thus; sometimes some people refer to it as the Four Pillars or Si Zhu.

To the Chinese, a period of sixty years is known as one Jia Zi. In ancient China, from experience and by observing nature, the Chinese discovered a phenomenon. A cycle of climatic or chronology events seems to repeat every sixty years. Meaning if the year 2000 is full of rainfall, the climate for 2060 would be similar. With this knowledge, prevention can be made. Especially, the weather has an impact on agriculture, economy, and health.

Yin and Yang variation

The eight characters are made up of Yin and Yang variation of the Five Elements: Yang Wood, Yin Wood, Yang Fire, Yin Fire, Yang Earth, Yin Earth, Yang Metal, Yin Metal, Yang Water and Yin Water. By analyzing the combination of these eight characters, the personality, destiny of a person can be determined.

With a deeper understanding of one’s own personality, you can open up potential and maximize growth, have better emotional control and decision making. With the knowledge of upcoming influence forces, you are more ready to react and bring out the best performance and avoid unnecessary setbacks. Knowing your destiny does not mean “That is it. I am fate to be…” It should be view as general guidance, a map, a motivation booster.


Destiny can be changed. But you have to put in a lot of hard work, a lot of perseverance, a lot of determination. There is no free lunch. For example, you have a Ba Zi which indicates that you will be rich. Each day passes by, you dream about what you are going to do when you are rich. You do nothing to make your dream come true.

You say to yourself “I am fated to be rich one day it does not matter if I work hard or not …” Soon, one day, when you are too old and weak, you will find that you are not rich at all, instead, you are in debt, facing bankruptcy!

How Does Bazi Map work?

What does Ba Zi get to do with Feng Shui? You might ask? Think of Ba Zi as a map, with road signs and indicators to guide you along your life path.

Feng Shui becomes the tool that would help you to overcome any obstacle and let you have a smooth journey. For example, if your Ba Zi indicates that you are a hot-tempered person and you find that your relationship with others is not too good. You are constantly angry and it seems like everybody comes looking for a fight

The Feng Shui consultant would analyze your Ba Zi and might advise you to wear a sapphire ring, for example. Slowly you would find that there is a change to your life. You find that you have lesser arguments with the people around you. You feel good. You can focus on your personal growth. You can do the things that truly resonate with your heart.

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