Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

臨卦 (Arrival Gua) 乙卯 (Upper Number 1, Lower Number 4)

臨卦 (Arrival Gua) has an upper Kun (坤) Trigram and a lower Dui (兌) Trigram. The Dui (兌) Trigram represent hidden happiness while the upper Kun (坤) Trigram represents humility leadership.

臨卦 (Arrival Gua) is expression that is important to be modest and humble and regard your fellows as equals, it is also important to be prepared to step up when the occasion calls for it.

臨卦 (Arrival Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Water (水);if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Fire Rabbit (丁卯), Metal Dragon (庚辰), Water Dragon (壬辰), Water Snake (癸巳).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

蠱卦 (Decay Gua) 丁未 (Upper Number 6, Lower Number 7)

蠱卦 (Decay Gua) as the chinese word implies, 3 worms on the meat = decay. In Sui (隨) we speak of the willingness to follow as well as lead so that harmony is achieve. But in the perspectives, Gu (蠱) can represents corruption. Gu 蠱 is also referred to as ‘Poison’.

蠱卦 (Decay Gua) implies that it is no longer wise simply to follow blindly. Wisdom and independent thought are needed in order to work out the best course of action. All these ideas and vision require collectiveness of the population.

蠱卦 (Decay Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Water (水);if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Water Monkey (壬申), Fire Rat (丙子), Fire Horse (丙午).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

隨卦 (Follow Gua) 丁丑 (Upper Number 4, Lower Number 7)

隨卦 (Follow Gua) is formed from a upper upper Dui (兌) Trigram and a lower Zhen (震) Trigram. The Dui (兌) in this instance is thought to represent happiness while Zhen (震) represents loudness and action. Actions and following thru’ is require in order to achieve goals and happiness.

隨卦 (Follow Gua) reminds us to be flexible, decisive and hold on our values and principles. At the same time, it is also necessary to listen to other’s opinions. The ability to be open to various perspectives is extremely valuable when forming relationships, to improve and to learn.

隨卦 (Follow Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Metal (金);if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Earth Ox (己丑), Fire Horse (丙午), Wood Horse (甲午).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

豫卦 (Delight Gua) 丁亥 (Upper Number 8, Lower Number 8)

豫卦 (Delight Gua) is formed from a upper zhen (震) Trigram and a lower Kun (坤) Trigram. All the Yao (爻) are Yin (阴) with the exception of the Fourth Yao (第四爻), which carries a powerful Yang (阳) influence but not in the correct position of power. An analogy of a man visiting a brothel, surrounded by women in the state of Delight.

In this formation, it is ‘believed’ that the Yin Yao (阴爻) will act in obedience to the single Yang Yao (阳爻). But, being the only Yang Yao (阳爻) in this Gua, this means the person is surrounded by danger (坎), looking at 3rd, 4th and 5th Yao (第三,四,五爻) this makes up the formation of Kan Trigram (坎卦), although in Delight, one is also treading precariously in danger waters.

Another way to look at his Gua (卦), is the high rising Yang Yao (阳爻) is also an indication of one’s peaking in terms of performance and influence, what comes next is decline and decay “物极必反” and “乐极生悲”.

豫卦 (Delight Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Wood (木);if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Wood Pig (乙亥), Earth Pig (己亥), Metal Pig (辛亥).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

謙卦 (Humility Gua) 戊戌 (Upper Number 1, Lower Number 6)

謙卦 (Humility Gua) is considered to be an auspicious. This Gua consists of a lower Gen (艮) Trigram and an upper Kun (坤) Trigram. As far as I know, there are no negative connotations to this Gua. It is a very positive attitude for us to embrace. It is also an indication for happiness and success.

謙卦 (Humility Gua) reminds us that those who remain modest in the face of their success are the most appealing. Those who are friendly, open and honest and who talk to their fellows as equals quickly win friends. And, also more able to maintain their focus and direct their energies towards goals.

謙卦 (Humility Gua) elements (五行) belongs to Water (水);if the facing / sitting / door of the house or apartment is this Gua (卦), it is suitable for resident with annual pillar Fire Dog (丙戌), Wood Rooster (乙酉), Wood Rat (甲子), Water Pig (癸亥).