Plum Blossom Divination (梅花易数)

離卦 (Fire Gua) 庚寅 (Upper Number 3, Lower Number 1)

離卦 (Fire Gua) is constructed of a lower Li (離) Trigram beneath an upper Li (離) Trigram. It plays a tremendous role in the lives of human evolution. Our ability to control fire set us on the path of invention toward our modern lifestyles. Fire can be seen as the heat of the sun without which life on earth could not exist.

離卦 (Fire Gua) also has a clinging nature as Fire cannot burn in isolation, without air and without fuel it will quickly exhaust and dies, therefore Fire needs something to cling to.

離卦 (Fire Gua) may also suggest sunny skies and may be tempting to rest and enjoy the sun; it also suggests that we take time to meditate on what is importance in our life (i.e. our life’s purpose, goals and relationships).

離卦 (Fire 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 Earth Tiger (戊寅), Fire Tiger (丙寅), Wood Tiger (甲寅), Water Horse (壬午).

Metaphysics (易学)

Selenite

Selenite is a crystalline variety of the mineral, a beautiful white non-transparent Gypsum. It is a very soft mineral which can be easily scratched. Selenite are common in location such as Mexico, Russia, Morocco, Australia and the USA.

The name Selenite is related to the Greek word meaning “moon”, and also being ‘package’ to relate with the Greek Goddess Selene, who was the Goddess of the Moon.

Selenite is often associated with Crown Chakra. Therefore, Selenite provides for clarity of the mind, it helps one increases awareness of self and surroundings. As it aids in openining the crown chakras, it influences the angelic consciousness and higher spiritual guidance.

Selenite is a calming stone that instils peace and is often use in meditation or spiritual work. It assists judgement and insight.

In Flying Star Feng Shui or Xuan Kong Flying Stars (玄空飞星), Selenite is effective as remedy or for clearing and cleansing one’s energy, as well as the energy of your environment or sectors (i.e. 2 Black, 5 Yellow, 7 Scarlet). Therefore, besides the conventional 3-legged toad, mystical creatures (i.e. Qilin, PiXiu), wind chimes, copper coins and salt water cures; users could consider this graceful alternative so that it doesn’t affect the overall theme of the house or make the house look like a Temple or Chinese Restaurant.

Do take note that Selenite dislike contact with water. These delicate white stones may dissolve when in contact with water or become discoloured.

Metaphysics (易学)

舍旧图新, 幸勿自误。

然人之过恶深重者,亦有效验:或心神昏塞,转头即忘;或无事而常烦恼;或见君子而赧然消沮;或闻正论而不乐;或施惠而人反怨;或夜梦颠倒,甚则妄言失志;皆作孽之相也,苟一类此,即须奋发,舍旧图新,幸勿自误。

了凡四訓

As it is valid, for one who have serious faults; or they are dizzy, muddled and becomes forgetful the moment one turn around; or they are often troubled when there is nothing wrong; or they are discouraged when they see a gentleman; or they are unhappy when they hear the truth; or they are beneficial to others yet suffers from resentment; or the night dream is upside down, or even vain words and lose one’s will; both are guilty of sins, and they are like this, that is, one must work hard, give up the old ways and try to renew & make anew.

Four Stories of Liao Fan