Hello! I’ve been collecting all the English books on BaZi SiZhu I can find, and I was ecstatic to get yours. It’s the first that lays out calculating without the 10,000 year calendar, and that’s awesome. Thank you so much for sharing that info! My question is this: I’m one of those people with funky… Continue reading Early Zi method

# Tag: Day Pillar calculation

## Practice exercise 3, question 3

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

## Day Pillar – 1901, 1902, 1903?

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?

## Practice Exercise 3, q 12 & 13

Q: Hello, I am wondering if this is a typo. You have the answers for both 12 and 13 listed as JiaYin - and the dates are not 60 years apart? A: Hi there! Good question. The answer JiaYin for both is correct (final answer 51 for both)... The day stem pattern repeats its cycle… Continue reading Practice Exercise 3, q 12 & 13

## Practice Exercise 3, q 12

Help! I can't get the calculation to work: 14 August 2011 22.45 .... My calculations: 22.45 = Hai (same with daylight savings) = 11 DS = Xin = 8, so DS 8 X 2 = 16 + HB (11) = 27 Deduct 2 = 25 = 5 stem = Wu So WuHai. But the answer… Continue reading Practice Exercise 3, q 12