Date Selection (擇日)

天赦日

春逢戊寅夏甲午,秋值戊申天赦露。
冬月甲子最为良,百事达之多吉助。

春:戊寅
夏:甲午
秋:戊申
冬:甲子

一年里这 4 天为天赦日;吉。通书论天赦日云:「天赦日宜祭祀、祈福、求嗣、斋醮、结婚、嫁娶、修墓、造葬」

Date Selection (擇日)

Principle of Date Selection

1、破碎煞; 
2、十恶大败日; 
3、杨公忌日; 
4、日时不可三煞年命; 
5、日时不可冲事主的年命;
6、十二建日;
7、二十八星宿;

1、破碎煞 (“红砂煞”) : “四孟月金鸡四仲蛇,四季见丑日是红砂”.  These set up are to be avoided when choosing dates related to marriage events. The crossover / cutoff point for the months is based on 24 solar terms (i.e. 大雪 for 子月 / December).

子月午月卯月酉月,见巳日;
寅月申月巳月亥月,见酉日;
辰月戌月丑月未月,见丑日。

2、十败日:
甲辰、乙巳、丙申、丁亥、戊戌、
己丑、庚辰、辛巳、壬申、癸亥、

十败日 (十干无禄日),人依禄养生,一禄顶千财,禄神不能空,若空不能使用。This category of date selection pivot back to the 12 growth cycle for earth branch, where 临官 is refer to as 禄神.

3、杨公忌日 ( 杨公十三忌 ),unofficial off days for Feng Shui practitioner. Whether it a folklore or a traddition, it is said that for this 13 days, practitioner are not suppose to use their LuoPan.

正月十三、二月十一、
三月初九、四月初七、
五月初五、六月初三、
七月初一、七月廿九、八月廿七、
九月廿五、十月廿三、
十一月廿一、十二月十九、

4、日时不可三煞年命, using San He combination, the date selection cannot form a 3 killing force against the user year of birth.

People born in year of Pig, Rat, Ox should not use Tiger, Horse, Dog day/ hour.

People born in year of Rooster, Monkey, Dog should not use Pig, Rabbit, Goat day/ hour.

People born in year of Snake, Horse, Goat should not use Monkey, Rat, Dragon day/ hour.

People born in year of Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon should not use Snake, Rooster, Ox day/ hour.

5、日时不可冲事主的年命, the date selection should not clash the person’s year of birth.

子午 冲
丑未 冲
寅申 冲
卯酉 冲
辰戌 冲
巳亥 冲

6、十二建日:
建、除、满、平、定、执、破、危、成、收、开、闭

建:代表刚健、旺相、适合开创、外出发展。
宜:上樑、入学、结婚、动土、立柱、医疗、出行吉。
忌:掘井、乘船凶。

除:代表除旧佈新、去除污垢、旧的不去,新的不来。
宜:祭事、药之调和吉。
忌:婚姻、出行、掘井凶。

满:代表丰收、圆满
宜:嫁娶、移徒、裁衣、开店、祭事、出行、栽植吉。
忌:葬仪凶。

平:代表平安、平常、安稳。
宜:嫁娶、造屋、移徒、裁衣、相谈吉。
忌:掘沟、栽植凶。

定:代表安定、稳定、等待时机
宜:祭事、嫁娶、移徒、造屋、佣人、买牛马吉。
忌:诉讼、出行凶。

执:代表执行、实施、操收执着、断定。
宜:万事执断吉。造屋、播种、嫁娶、掘井吉。
忌:移徒、出行、开库凶。

破:代表破损、耗损。
宜:出猎吉。
忌:此日大凶。诸事不吉。

危:代表危险、危机、危难
忌:诸事不吉、登山、乘马、乘船、出行凶。

成:代表成就、有成、可成。
宜:万事成就之日、造屋嫁娶、入学、出行、开店、播种吉。
忌:诉讼、争斗凶。

收:代表收成、收获。
宜:入学、嫁娶、造屋、买卖、移徒、播种吉。
忌:葬仪、出行、针灸凶。

开:代表开始、开创、开启新的旅程。
宜:入学、嫁娶、造屋、移徒、开业、愿望成就吉。
忌:葬仪不淨之事凶。

闭:代表代表闭否、阻塞。
宜:万事闭塞之日、筑堤、埋池、埋穴吉。
忌:开店、出行、其他事务皆凶。

7、二十八星宿:
水宿,北方玄武七宿:斗、牛、女、虚、危、室、壁
木宿,东方青龙七宿:角、亢、氐、房、心、尾、箕
火宿,南方朱雀七宿:井、鬼、柳、星、张、翼、轸
金宿,西方白虎七宿:奎、娄、胃、昴、毕、觜、参

During Spring season, auspicious to use wood classification instead of earth.
During Summer season, auspicious to use fire classification instead of metal.
During Autumn season, auspicious to use metal classification instead of wood.
During Winter season, auspicious to use water classification instead of fire.

Date Selection (擇日)

The 28 Constellations

The Horn 角 Auspicious
To whomsoever builds on this day, this constellation will bring glory and prosperity, and men of letters will be able to approach near to the throne of the Emperor.
Marriages on this day will result in numerous posterity.
But to repair a tomb or go to a funeral may provoke a new grief.
Associated with the Wood planet (Jupiter) and with favorable winds and rains, as well as agriculture and horticulture. Ideal day to buy land.
Presides over marriage, birth, and growth.

The Neck 亢 Inauspicious
Do not build on this day; let the eldest not take the succession; let nothing be undertaken for in the ten following days a disaster will occur.
Funerals and marriages will cause untimely death and will risk leaving widows in the house.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury), weather extremes, and the chemical industry.
Presides over judgments and punishments.

The Root 氐 Inauspicious
To build on this day will be inauspicious enough, and the celebration of marriages will bring endless calamities.
Journeys by boat will be shipwrecked.
Funerals will cause the impoverishment of descendants.
Associated with the Earth planet (Saturn), and strong rains and winds, as well as the aviation and patent-medicine industries.
Presides over proper actions.

The Chamber 房 Auspicious
To build today assures wealth and abundant prosperity.
Spirits of Happiness, of Longevity, of Honour, of Riches and of Glory hasten to meet you.
If funerals are celebrated today, officials will be promoted three ranks.
Associated with Sun, heat, and interior decorators.
Presides over building interiors.

The Heart 心 Inauspicious
To build today will be most inauspicious and everything will lead to ruin sooner or later.
Similarly burials and marriages will be seen to be disastrous and will assure three years of repeated calamities.
Associated with Moon and heads of state.
Presides over imperial power.

The Tail 尾 Auspicious
To build today is to be assured of blessings and a numerous progeny.
To undertake any business matter or to flood a paddy field will assure prosperity to descendants.
Funerals and marriages will lead to the ennoblement of the family and the obtaining of posts in the Capital.
Associated with the Fire planet (Mars) and the heir apparent of a family.
Presides over boats, dams, legacies, mothers, and children.

The Basket 箕 Auspicious
To build today gives an assurance of power, and the beginning of any enterprise will assure the family the greatest good fortune.
Marriages and the repairing of tombs will be beneficent; coffers will overflow with gold and silver and the granaries with grain.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury) and prosperity in general.
Presides over new projects and burials.

The Ladle 斗 Auspicious
To build today assures a supreme abundance of wealth.
To put a tomb in order or to celebrate a funeral will assure descendants of prosperity.
To open an establishment or to flood a paddy field will assure the multiplication of livestock.
A marriage will be guaranteed happiness upon happiness.
Associated with the Wood planet (Jupiter), rains and floods, rewards, and businesses that involve oil or wine.
Presides over building and digging.

The Buffalo 牛 Inauspicious
To build today will assure nothing but danger and calamities.
Paddy fields and silkworms will bring no profit to the unhappy master.
A marriage or the opening of a business will behold a sea of troubles, and livestock will suffer from it.
Associated with the Metal planet (Venus) and the real-estate business.
Presides over roads, paths, and land.

The Woman 女 Inauspicious
To build today will be very damaging to the charm of pretty women and make brothers quarrel among themselves like wolves and tigers.
Burials and marriages will cause luck to disappear and oblige the family to emigrate.
Associated with the Earth planet (Saturn) and the weaving industry.
Presides over property and dowry.

The Void 虛 Inauspicious
To build today will be calamitous.
Boys and girls will sleep uncherished.
A wind of debauchery will blow through the family from a lack of rites; and the wives of sons and grandsons will sleep in other beds.
Associated with the Sun, rains, and cold, undertakers, and frozen foods.
Presides over cemeteries.

The Roof 危 Inauspicious
Today nothing large should be built, and burial or the repairing of tombs will provoke effusions of blood.
To open a business or to irrigate a paddy field will cause continual unhappiness and law suits.
Associated with the Moon and the building industry.
Presides over fortification.

The House 室 Auspicious
To build today will bring an increase in land and livestock.
Sons and grandsons will enjoy glorious careers.
All enterprises will bring riches and prosperity in the dwelling.
Marriages and funerals will take away care for ever.
Associated with the Fire planet (Mars) and religious orders.
Presides over physical work in general.

The Wall 壁 Auspicious
To build today will bring great prosperity; marriages will bring only peace and joy.
Funerals will assure wealth and prosperous descendants.
To start an enterprise or to irrigate a paddy field will assure progeny.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury), literature, and the arts.
Presides over marriages and expansions.

The Legs 奎 Inauspicious
To build today will be very auspicious, Harmony and Prosperity will blow through the door of the family home.
But a burial today will produce a mysterious death, and to do business or flood a paddy field will only attract calamities.
Associated with the Wood planet (Jupiter), cold weather, textiles, and shoes.
Presides over clothing, canals, and armaments.

The Tie 婁 Auspicious
To build columns today is equivalent to building up to the gate of Heaven; the family will see its riches increase and everything will prosper.
Today’s marriages will be fruitful, and descendants will gain honours and social promotion.
Associated with the Metal planet (Venus), wt and mildly cool weather, and the pharmacy business.
Presides over symphonic music and festivities.

The Stomach 胃 Auspicious
To whomsoever builds this day everything comes like a wind blowing riches and precious glory,
and innumerable joys will be theirs.
Funerals will assure social promotion and marriages will see the flourishing of complete harmony.
Associated with the Earth planet (Saturn), floods, and the banking industry.
Presides over marriages, burials, investments, and earthworks.

The Lights 昴 Inauspicious
To build today would be like letting a buffalo into the paddy field.
Funerals will bring incessant worry.
To begin anything will surely lead to calamities, and marriages will only engender misery.
Associated with the Sun and the legal profession.
Presides over judgments.

The Thread 畢 Auspicious
Light will shine on him who builds.
Paddy growing and worm breeding will know years of abundance.
Luck and blessings will flow to your door.
Marriages and funerals will procure a doubled longevity.
Associated with the Moon, rains, and the military.
Presides over marriages and hunting.

The Turtle 觜 Inauspicious
To build today will invite a lawsuit.
Celebrate a funeral and before long the house will collapse; at least three deaths will follow, and reserves of provisions will dwindle away.
Associated with the Fire planet (Mars) and animal breeding.
Presides over flocks and herds as well as the afflicted.

The Three Associates 參 Auspicious
To build today will bring ample prosperity.
The star of the lettered person will bring light.
Irrigation of the paddy field and business will be under happy auspices.
But funerals and marriages will shatter the family.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury) and authorship.
Presides over labor.

The Well 井 Auspicious
To build today will bring prosperity to paddy fields and silkworm breeding.
The family name will be the first on the golden list.
In the case of funerals, take extra care if the deceased has died a violent death.
Every enterprise will bring money and numerous inheritors.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury), rains, the civil service, and veterinary surgery.
Presides over widows and examinations.

The Spirit 鬼 Inauspicious
Under this inauspicious star, building will cause disappearances and the threshold will no longer have a master.
The celebration of funerals will procure advancement but a marriage will see a woman lonely in the nuptial chamber.
Associated with the Metal planet (Venus).
Presides over respect for the dead.

The Willow 柳 Inauspicious
To build today will lead to trouble in the courts; and disasters and thieves will put the house in danger.
Funerals and marriages will be the prelude to a series of miseries.
Associated with the Earth planet (Saturn).
(No “presides over” listed)

The Star 星 Inauspicious
This day is good for building houses, and prosperity and advancement will lead to the feet of the Emperor.
But to celebrate a funeral or to proceed with irrigation will cause the wife to abandon her hearth and look for another man.
Associated with the Sun, heat, and the garment business.
Presides over bridges and dyestuffs.

The Fishing Net 張 Auspicious
On this day if a pavilion is built all descendants who are officials will approach the Emperor.
To celebrate funerals and to flood the paddy fields will attract money and riches.
Marriages will be the cause of unending harmony and happiness.
Associated with the Moon, and the business of the theater.
Presides over festivities and entertainment.

The Wings 翼 Inauspicious
Construction of a high building should be avoided, for this will cause the death of successive masters of the house.
Marriages and funerals will not bring prosperity.
Young girls will run after boys away from home.
Associated with Fire planet (Mars) and politics.
Presides over ceremonial rites.

The Chariot 轸 Auspicious
To build under these auspices will attract promotion.
A marriage will receive the Emperor’s blessing.
To celebrate funerals will make bright the star of the lettered person.
Prosperity will equal a cairn of gold and a mountain of jade.
Associated with the Water planet (Mercury) and wind and storms.
Presides over travel, speed, marriage, digging, and construction.

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Date Selection (擇日)

天罡四煞 (4 Dipper Killings)

寅午戌命:忌⽤甲⼄庚⾟年⽉⽇时,⼭。
申⼦⾠命:忌⽤甲⼄庚⾟年⽉⽇时,⼭。
⺒⾣丑命:忌⽤丙丁壬癸年⽉⽇时,⼭。
亥卯未命:忌⽤丙丁壬癸年⽉⽇时,⼭。

如果在天罡四煞的日子,又犯了天干,就为大凶。寅、午、戌年所生之人,搬迁之日如果犯丑字的同时天干有甲、乙、庚、辛之一的话,就为大凶,不易搬迁。申、子、辰年所生之人,搬迁之日如果犯未字的同时天干有甲、乙、庚、辛之一的话,就为大凶,不易搬迁。巳、酉、丑年所生之人,搬迁之日如果犯辰字的同时天干有丙、丁、壬、癸之一的话,就为大凶,不易搬迁。亥、卯、未年所生之人,搬迁之日如果犯戌字的同时天干有丙、丁、壬、癸之一的话,就为大凶,不易搬迁。

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4 Pillars (四柱命理), Date Selection (擇日), Flying Stars (玄空飛星風水), QMDJ (奇門遁甲)

六十甲子配卦歌诀

甲子甲午坤乾见,乙丑乙未嗑井连。
丙寅丙申家人解,丁卯丁酉损咸先。
戊辰戊戌履谦是,已巳已亥壮观焉。
庚午庚子恒益在,辛未辛丑讼夷联。
壬申壬寅师同出,癸酉癸卯渐妹添。
甲戌甲辰蹇睽到,乙亥乙巳晋需天。
丙子丙午颐大过,丁丑丁未随蛊坚。
戊寅戊申丰涣好,已卯已酉节旅田。
庚辰庚戌泰否卦,辛巳辛亥有比连。
壬午壬子巽震会,癸未癸丑困贲前。
甲申甲寅未既济,乙酉乙卯遁临钱。
丙戌丙辰艮兑现,丁亥丁巳豫畜眠。
戊子戊午屯鼎内,已丑已未妄升天。
庚寅庚申坎离聚,辛卯辛酉孚过先。
壬辰壬戌大畜萃,癸巳癸亥夬剥前。
此是玄空真秘诀,不是有德誓不传。


甲子 1 地雷复 8, 1 坤为地 1
乙丑 3 火雷噬嗑 6
丙寅 2 风火家人 4
丁卯 6 山泽损 9
戊辰 9 天泽履 6
己巳 8 雷天大壮 2
庚午 8 雷风恒 9
辛未 9 天水讼 3
壬申 1 地水师 7
癸酉 2 风山渐 7
甲戌 7 水山蹇 2
乙亥 3 火地晋 3

丙子 6 山雷颐 3
丁丑 4 泽雷随 7
戊寅 8 雷火丰 6
己卯 7 水泽节 8
庚辰 1 地天泰 9
辛巳 3 火天大有 7
壬午 2 巽为风 1
癸未 4 泽水困 8
甲申 3 水火既济 9
乙酉 9 天山遁 4
丙戌 6 艮为山 1
丁亥 8 雷地豫 8

戊子 7 水雷屯 4
己丑 9 天雷无妄 2
庚寅 4 泽火革 2,3 离为火 1
辛卯 2 风泽中孚 3
壬辰 6 山天大畜 4
癸巳 4 泽天夬 6
甲午 9 天风姤 8, 9 乾为天 1
乙未 7 水风井 6
丙申 8 雷水解 4
丁酉 4 泽山咸 9
戊戌 1 地山谦 6
己亥 2 风地观 2

庚子 2 风雷益 9
辛丑 1 地火明夷 3
壬寅 9 天火同人 7
癸卯 8 雷泽归妹 7
甲辰 3 火泽睽 2
乙巳 7 水天需 3
丙午 4 泽风大过 3
丁未 6 山风蛊 7
戊申 2 风水涣 6
己酉 3 火山旅 8
庚戌 9 天地否 9
辛亥 7 水地比 7

壬子 8 震为雷 1
癸丑 6 山火贲 8
甲寅 7 水火既济 9
乙卯 1 地泽临 4
丙辰 4 兑为泽 1
丁巳 2 风天小畜 8
戊午 3 火风鼎 4
己未 1 地风升 2
庚申 6 山水蒙 2, 7 坎为水 1
辛酉 8 雷山小过 3
壬戌 4 泽地萃 4
癸亥 6 山地剥 6