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
Hi dear Karin! I have a question regarding the time in the tables in the book, which I guess are in Beijing time. If this is true, do we have to adjust our time information for any record (like you have done in example 6B/ page 55)? Thank you so much to find time to… Continue reading Beijing time conversion?
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)
Good morning Karin, There is something curious in this exercise, and I don’t know if I am doing a mistake or not. The date is 5 February 1924 @09:49 ( 1924 Jie day is 5 February 1924 @09:49 so we are in 1924). I am trying to calculate the Day Pillar and I do not… Continue reading Practice exercise 3, question 3
Dear Karin,I am just reading your excellent book "Calculating the BaZi". Unfortunately I have some problem to link the 12 months : January, February, March....November, December to the list of month branch / Zi, Chou,Yin,.......Xu,Hai. In your worked BAZI calculations (page 227) you relate January to Chou (2) and February to Yin (3), September to… Continue reading Sample Exercise 7 – Month Pillar