Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

頤卦 (Nourishment Gua) 丙子 (Upper Number 6, Lower Number 3)

頤卦 (Nourishment Gua) has an upper Gen (艮) Trigram and a an lower Zhen (震) Trigram. The upper and lower Yang Yao (阳爻) give the appearance of mouth while the four Yin Yao (阴爻) in between are the opening of that mouth, waiting to be fed. The Yi Gua (頤) is therefore referred to as ‘Nourishment’.

頤卦 (Nourishment Gua) emphasizes the need to care for others and the environment in order to be able to nurture the growth both in body and in spirit (incl. soul). And also the appropriate use of energy and resources (not to waste it) and to always seek balance in our approach to living. In modern terms, substainability.

頤卦 (Nourishment 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 Wood Rat (甲子), Fire Goat (丁未), Earth Goat (己未).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

大畜卦 (Containment Gua) 壬辰 (Upper Number 6, Lower Number 4)

大畜卦 (Containment Gua) is made up of an upper Gen (艮) Trigram and a lower Qian (乾) Trigram. The 5th Yin Yao (第五阴爻) is in an upper position suggests the benefits to be gained from working for a capable and benevolent leader.

大畜卦 (Containment Gua) denotes on the one hand an containment of resources and on the other the ability to make use of the untapped resources of human potential. In ancient China this would have indicated that farms needed to productive and surplus of food. Rather than allowing the people to stay at home and be lazy.

大畜卦 (Containment 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 Metal Dragon (庚辰), Fire Rabbit (丁卯), Wood Rabbit (乙卯).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

無妄卦 (Innocence Gua) 己丑 (Upper Number 9, Lower Number 2)

無妄卦 (Innocence Gua) speaks to the importance of always behaving well and maintaining the best of intentions. For this reason it is also called ‘without wrongdoing’.

無妄卦 (Innocence Gua) has upper Qian (乾) Trigram and a lower Zhen (震) Trigram. This is thought to represent fear of the judgement of heaven. With the eyes of the deity looking upon us, few have the shrewd to step out of line.

復卦 (Returning 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 Water Tiger (壬寅), Fire Ox (丁丑), Wood Horse (甲午).

Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

復卦 (Returning Gua) 甲子 (Upper Number 1, Lower Number 8)

復卦 (Returning Gua) is represented by upper Kun (坤) Trigram and a lower Zhen (震) Trigram. In ancient China, this means conspirators have been removed and the Emperor return to power.

復卦 (Returning Gua) reminds us the importance to be humble at the same time not to become victim of conceit. This is not the time to be deferential. This is a time for confidence and pro-active decision making. It will be important to actively push forward and make opportunities. However, aggression may be an
unlikely virtue but it may be necessary to regard attack as the best form of defence. Better by far to strike at the first sign of trouble than to be caught off guard.

復卦 (Returning 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 Rat (丙子), Water Ox (癸丑), Metal Ox (辛丑), Fire Goat (丁未).