Today I am going to introduce you the “ABC” alphabets and “words” of online BaZi (八字) study in Malaysia. It helps you to know who you are and take actions to script your life story ahead. After knowing your “ABC” alphabets and “words”of BaZi, you will gradually progress to pick up “sentences”, “chapters “and “whole autobiography” of your life journey. Everything would start with these 10 elements and let’s our journey begins.
What is BaZi?
If your house has a Chinese Calendar, you can get the BaZi of today easily and they are actually representing the year, month, day and hour of the year of 2017, June 24th at 12 am. These eight chinese characters are are shown has formed four pillars with each has two chinese characters, If you are born on 2017, June 24th 12am, then the eight characters above will be your BaZi,
BaZi is a chinese ancient way of analyzing a person’s life destiny, which started some 5000 years ago during the Chinese Wu Kingdom. The derivation of BaZi Chart and analysis requires a in-depth knowledge and interest of BaZi in order to interpret a person doubts accurately.
What is the 10 heavenly stems and 12 earthly branches of BaZi?
In order to explain further, we take the date example above and put them in reverse order from hour to year in the table above.
The first row of the BaZi is called Heavenly Stem, which include the 10 “characters” below. These 10 characters have their own elements representing in Yin and Yang. Yang is representing by sun, or intensive symbols whilst Yin is representing by moon, or calm. Both Yin and Yang are important to maintain the balance of life for example we need to wake up at dusk and rest after the dawn.
|Elements||Yang Wood||Yin Wood||Yang Fire||Yin Fire||Yang Earth||Yin Earth||Yang Metal||Yin Metal||Yang Water||Yin Water|
The second row of the BaZi is called Earthly Branches which consist of 12 “words” below. It also equivalences to our well known chinese zodiac symbols as matched below.