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Feng Shui/Xuan Kong Da Gua

IntroductionEdit

Xuan Kong Da Gua (玄空大卦) is a method of Feng Shui that makes use of the 64 Hexagrams (六十四卦) of the I Ching. These hexagrams are arranged in one of the concentric circles of the Luopan.

Relationship With Ba Zi And I ChingEdit

Compass LocationEdit

Binary Representation of the 64 HexagramsEdit

Sitting and Facing DirectionsEdit

Early Heaven Ba GuaEdit

Later Heaven Ba GuaEdit

Periods of the Xuan Kong Fei Xing SystemEdit

The Xuan Kong Fei Xing System (Flying Star) divides time periods into 20 years each, in an infinite cycle.

Upper CycleEdit

  1. Period 1 : 1864-1883 (Kan Gua, Water)
  2. Period 2 : 1884-1903 (Kun Gua, Earth)
  3. Period 3 : 1904-1923 (Zhen Gua, Thunder)

Middle CycleEdit

  1. Period 4 : 1924-1943 (Xun Gua, Wind)
  2. Period 5 : 1944-1963 (---)
  3. Period 6 : 1964-1983 (Qian Gua, Heaven)

Lower CycleEdit

  1. Period 7 : 1984-2003 (Dui Gua, Lake)
  2. Period 8 : 2004-2023 (Gen Gua, Mountain)
  3. Period 9 : 2024-2043 (Li Gua, Fire)

Periods of the Xuan Kong Da Gua SystemEdit

The Xuan Kong Da Gua System (64 Hexagrams) also divides time periods in an infinite cycle. However, the length of each of the 8 cycles depends on the lines of the eight trigrams. Each broken line (Yin) represents 6 years, and each unbroken line (Yang) represents 9 years.

  • Period 1 (18 years) : 1864-1881 (坤) Kūn (Earth)
  • Period 2 (24 years) : 1882-1905 (巽) Xùn (Wind)
  • Period 3 (24 years) : 1906-1929 (離) Lí (Flame or Fire)
  • Period 4 (24 years) : 1930-1953 (兌) Duì (Lake or Marsh)
  • Period 6 (21 years) : 1954-1974 (艮) Gèn (Mountain)
  • Period 7 (21 years) : 1975-1995 (坎) Kǎn (Water)
  • Period 8 (21 years) : 1996-2016 (震) Zhèn (Thunder)
  • Period 9 (27 years) : 2017-2043 (乾) Qián (Heaven)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joey Yap. Xuan Kong Da Gua - Structures Reference Book. JY Books Sdn Bhd. October 1, 2008. ISBN 9833332714.
  2. Abramovich, Boris and Oholiav, Zoahar. Master Level Xuan Kong Da Gua: A Practical Course. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2011. ISBN 145647183X