Hi there, If the year is 1901, 1902, 1903 do we assume (0) zero for year divided by 4? Many thanks! Thank you for your question! The Day Pillar calculation is the most confusing one of the lot 🙂 The short answer: Yes! The long answer: For those just stopping by, here is the Day… Continue reading Day Pillar – 1901, 1902, 1903?
Q: Hi Karin! It was all going so swimmingly (if you can swim through something glacierly slow!), but I stuck totally on the Ming Gong Branch 7 November 1966, 22:11 Month branch: Xu = 11 Hour branch: Hai = 12 Isn't after JieQi, so don't add 1 32 - (11 + 12) = 9 =… Continue reading Johnny Yang Dao MingGong
Q: I getting the answer 53, BingChen, for question 6? A: Thank you for writing! Don't forget to use the Early Zi (23:00--23:59) method in this example - use the previous day in your calculation.
Q: From an amazon.com review: In the instructions it states that when the remainder equals 0, the yearly pillar = (birth year / 60) -3, and on the next page, “simply subtract 3 from the quotient (birth year divided by 60) … But in sample exercise 2 the author goes with the formula YP = R… Continue reading Correction! YP exception, when R = 0
Q: I am loving your new book and I love how engaging it is, having the exercises to go through as you learn. So on that note, I am working on Practice Exercise 4, and finished all 13 dates no problems except for numbers 6 and 7 ... Both of these examples are people born in the Zi hour.… Continue reading Practice Exercise 4, q. 6 & 7