Qi Men Dun Jia奇門遁甲 is an ancient system that is restricted for use by the Emperor and its imperial astrology advisers. The key strength of Qi Men Dun Jia is to analyse the energy of the current space and time. By placing the person at the most auspicious energy at the right time and direction, one can ultimately get the best results for their goals. It was recorded in the Chinese history that Qi Men Dun Jia, together with Da Liu Ren 大六壬 and Tai Yi Shen Shu 太乙神數 as the highest Three Arts or Three Styles (三式 sān shì) in Chinese Metaphysics. Based on very complex calculation of time and space, mapping of energy is presented in a chart consist of the following:
• 九宫八卦图 (9 Palaces 8 Trigram chart)
• 地盘 Di Pan (Earth Plate)
• 十天干 10 Heavenly Stems
• 八神 Ba Shen (8 God)
• 天盘 Tian Pan (Heaven Plate)
• 人盘 Ren Pan (Human Plate)
• 驿马星(Yì Mǎ) Traveling Horse
• 空 Kōng
In Qi Men, there is 540 Yang Structure Chart and 540 Yin Structure chart, making it a total of 1080 Qi Men Dun Jia chart. Divination methods. There are many schools in QMDJ with different ways of charting. The most popular methods are Zhi Run Fa 置闰法 (Adding Extra Method) and Ca Bu Fa 拆补法 (Splitting and Supplementing Method). The Ju determination uses Zhi Lun 直润 (Imperial Qi Men). Zhi Lun method is arranging the 18 Ju to fit into 365.25 days in a year. In ancient time, we have problem fitting 64 hexagrams into 60 Jia Zi. The 5.625 divisions require extreme precise measurements. Such is the application of Zhi Lun plotting. The same 1080 Ju are usually used for both methods.
To analyse a Qi Men chart, it is based on the hour of analysis. Chinese metaphysics uses one Chinese hour equal to two western hours, thus example 7pm-859pm are using one Qi Men chart. The next Qi Men chart will change in the next 2 hours.
Qi Men focus on Yin and Yang structure with 9 types of Structure each. There is a total of 540 Yin Structure and 540 Yang Structure, making it a total of 1080 Ju (Structure).
In Bazi or Qi Men, the Day stem usually refers to one self or the "Host", the hour stem represents the "Guest" or current event. To do a proper Qi Men forecasting, we usually look at the Hour Stem to analyse the outcome. There are Yearly Qi Men, Monthly Qi Men and Hourly Qi Men chart. Hourly Qi Men is used these days to accurately predict events.
Having Death & Emptiness or Void indicates reduction of energy or result effect is reduced.
The Lead Stem is acting like an army camp which is responsible for concealing the Jia Stem which is known as the Emperor, which will always be hidden in any of the nine Palaces.
The Chief Door location change with the Yin or Yang Structure Hour Pillar and is considered the Door in charge of the Hour Stem.
The Lead Star position is based on the position of the Chief Deity.
Season in Qi Men is divided into warm or cold largely due to Yang or Yin structure. It can be used to deduce the strength of the element. An element can gain strength or reduced strength depending on the season. The reading can differs due to the strength.
Qi Men Dun Jia is a system that is connected to other Chinese Metaphysics studies such as Qi Men Strategy, Qi Men Divination, Qi Men Date Selection and Qi Men Feng Shui. Qi Men Dun Jia can works on 360 days primarily, this method of plotting is known as Chai Bu. With another school that adopt the Zhi Lun (self insertion) method with its history traced all the way to Taiwan, the charts are based on 365 days, thus the Qi Men Dun Jia chart are plot slightly differently. Master Kevin Foong teaches Qi Men Dun Jia Strategy as well as Divination.
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