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The NeiJing as a source for GanZhi information?

Good morning Karin! I’ve read the free sample of your and your husband’s other book on Stems and Branches, where the NeiJing is mentioned as the source of this knowledge (chapter 71, to be precise); I’ve got an Italian edition with 30 chapters and an English one with 52, if my memory’s good; do you… Continue reading The NeiJing as a source for GanZhi information?

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To convert or not to convert – Beijing time

Good morning Karin! Can it be important to calculate the precise local time of birth? As far as I understood, the JieQi are calculated on the basis of Beijing time, so they start at that time in Beijing. Is it important only if the person is born close to those days, as you wrote? I… Continue reading To convert or not to convert – Beijing time

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Practice exercise 4, questions 6 and 7 (Early Zi and Day Stem)

I do not get the same answer as you did. Hello again Gabriel, The key to both of these questions is to remember NOT to use the early Zi 子 method in your calculations. You will the early Zi method explained in the “Find the Day Pillar” section of chapter 1. A reminder not the… Continue reading Practice exercise 4, questions 6 and 7 (Early Zi and Day Stem)