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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)

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Sample Exercise 7 – Month Pillar

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