Often we hear especially in the Chinese community, that changing name can help improve a person’s destiny. The following is a real case of a man who committed suicide at the age of 22 because he had 2 failed relationships behind that he no longer could bear it.
He jump down from the apartment building he was living. Let’s examine his Bazi and see what or where is the suicidal symptom but before we do that, we go through the Bazi and see what is excessive or severely lacking in this chart.
Often I am asked during destiny consultation questions like “is it true that human factor 33.3%?” or “can human really change their destiny?”
Chinese metaphysics study has always been centered on the concept of Trinity of Heaven, Earth, Man part. While some authors conveniently chop them into 3 equal parts, I think they have sort of misinformed the public the concept of Heaven, Earth and Man.
Heaven here can mean many things and one of it can be thought of as Heavenly gift. It’s like you have a special talent. In the context of a nation, we can think of it as if the country is free from natural disasters or not, perhaps endowed with bountiful of natural resources such as oil, tin, forestry, fertile land and such.
Earth can be said to be the environment surrounding us. It’s like do you live in Africa or United States or which part of the town do you live. In the context of a nation, we can say is the nation strategically located in the world shipping path or is the country in a location that has certain weather that is very suitable for growing grapes for example.
Man is the person that thrives. Like you and I. The people factor. You make think of it collectively as human culture or leadership or vision of a leader.
Just today, we hear about the demise of legendary leader Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the first prime minister of Singapore. He shaped Singapore to what it is today since the day Singapore was ejected out of Malaysia in 1965 after a political fall out.
As I read the news article on a local daily on ex President of Taiwan Mr Chen Shui Bian released on medical parole after serving 6 out of the 20 years sentence for graft. He is 64 this year and for the Chinese solar calendar it is still the year of the Jia Wu. http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Regional/2015/01/06/Taiwans-expresident-Chen-freed-Disgraced-leader-released-from-prison-on-medical-parole/
So I went on to goggle about him over the internet and I found out actually he has two birth dates. Mr. Chen was born to an impoverished tenant farming family in Guantian Township of Tainan County (now part of Tainan City) on the second day of the ninth lunar month in 1950 (12 Oct) but was not formally issued a birth certificate until February 18, 1951 because of doubts that he would survive.
There has always been a debate if one’s destiny should follow the actual date of birth or the official date of birth. Even in feng shui has similar questions such as should we us Winter Solstice (Li Dong) to cut off the new year or Li Chun?
The second reason that caught my attention is how would a Bazi for a person who has gone from the highest point to the lowest point in a matter of 10 years. What is the cause of it? Can it be seen from Bazi?
Thus I will attempt to present my views and readers, you make their own conclusion.
Often in the study of Bazi, one of the area of interest of students is the Peach Blossom Star. Peach Blossom carries many meanings and different schools emphasize different aspects of it. Nonetheless, it usually entails, affinity with people, indication of possible extra marital affairs or attractive person especially to the opposite sex.
The usual 4 Peach Blossom Stars are Zi, Mao, Wu and You. (子，卯，午，酉)
Here is an interesting real life case of two men.
One of the men below has many female friends and is the center of attraction to women where ever he goes while the other is just an ordinary family man. Now, interestingly both were born in the same year and each has 3 peach blossom star in their Bazi and coincidentally both are made of only 2 elements of Zi and Mao.
It has been a while I posted something on Bazi. Today I have tried to put by rusted skills back into use. Hope you will enjoy this post.
Matteo Renzi, Italy new Prime Minister, youngest of all Italian Prime Minister only at the age of 39. At the time when the Italian is at historic low, everyone from all walks of life is turning to him for hope to revive ailing economy. Unemployment at this time is high at 12.9%.
Let’s look at his Bazi or Birth Chart. He was born on 11 January 1975 at Wei Hour.
Renzi, A Ding fire day master born in the month of Chou in the year of the Jia Yin,started his political career in 1996 when he joined the Italian People party and in just 3 years he became the Provincial Secretary in 1999. He caught attention when in 2004 when he was elected President of province of Florence.
Just after five years, he was elected Mayor of Florence and now 4+ years apart, he is the 56th Prime Minister of Italy since the unification in 1861.
What makes this guy special from the Bazi point of view?
Many a times I received questions about clashes. People are usually very afraid of clash because it gives a very eerie feeling.
Clash in Bazi or 4 Pillar usually comes for the 6 clashes as in the table below:
This time round, I would take a break from Feng Shui into Bazi. I would like to briefly discuss a chapter from this book I read some time back and I also did a review on it on my blog. You can check out the Book Review Category.