Every moments in time (where it be year, month, day or hour) can be named under 2 words: Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches. The art of destiny reading is sometimes called 4 Pillars or 8 Words (Ba Zi) for this reason. 4 Pillars refers to Year, Month, Day and Hour while Ba Zi refers to the names of 4 Pillars.
For instances, the year of 2014 is named Year of Jia Wu or Wood Horse. 2 words: Jia and Wu for Year Pillar.
In 8 Words or 4 Pillars, it is the Heavenly Stems of Day Pillar the most important element need to be calculated. Day Heavenly Stem represent yourself while the Earthly Branches of Day Pillar represents your life partner (your wife or husband).
Yang Heavenly Stems represent masculine, strong characterisitcs, hard. Yin Heavenly Stems, on contrary, represents soft characteristics, flexible, feminine. A woman with Yang Heavenly Stems usually will be as strong, masculine as men, they want to build their own career or don’t want to live on a man. A man with Yin Heavenly Stems usually will be more caring for children, family oriented, or more romantic, work well in art, creative jobs.
Master Phuong Nguyen.
Chief Feng Shui Consultant.