#59 REN XU (壬戌)/WATER DOG: THE GIFT OF FOCUS

Shhh! There’s a Ren Xu (壬戌) in the house. Capable of absolute focus, absolute stillness, and strength. The Ren Xu (壬戌) or Water Dog pillar is usually visualized as a tarn, a mountain lake formed in a cirque by glacial waters. In any culture’s mythology, such a lake would have been considered fey, a veritable bathing pool of the gods.

REN XU (壬戌)/WATER DOG: OVERVIEW

The Ren Xu (壬戌) or Water Dog pillar is also known as the Heaven’s Pool Water. Many of the Ren pillars have such cool names, don’t they?

While the nature of Water is to flow, Water can only be useful when it is collected. That is why, the Ren Xu (壬戌) or Water Dog pillar is considered as the best of the Ren pillars. It literally embodies the softness, the strength, and the drive inherent in the Water element.

But enough jibber-jabber. Let’s dive into the strengths.

REN XU (壬戌)/WATER DOG: STRENGTHS

  1. The standout quality of the Ren Xu (壬戌) or Water Dog Day Master is your strong sense of responsibility and ownership. The energy of this pillar begins with your Ding Fire (丁) Wealth Star. Here is your drive. Here is your awe-inspiring organizational and planning abilities. It does come with some vulnerabilities though, which we will explore in the next segment.
  2. Your Ding Fire (丁) Wealth Star produces your Wu Earth (戊) Influence Star which conveys status, power, determination, direction, and single-minded focus. Cradled by your Wu Earth (戊) Influence Star, you understand the need to build a solid foundation upon which your success rests.
  3. From your Wu Earth (戊) Influence Star comes your Xin Metal (辛) Resource Star. In your pillar, this star is precise and analytical. It also represents your ability to learn from past experiences and keep moving upwards and onwards.

Add the three together and you have the recipe for success right inside your own Day Pillar – discipline (丁), courage (戊) and knowledge (辛).

REN XU (壬戌)/WATER DOG: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

Your Ding Fire (丁) Wealth Star that is key to many of your success can also be a Achilles’ heel of sorts. It makes you just that little bit materialistic. You frequently worry about money – even when you have millions in the bank. But don’t worry. You are in good company. A few other pillars have the same vulnerabilities.

This frequent worry about finances contributes towards your drive for success. As long as you manage it well, I don’t think you need to worry too much about this.

More concerning, is the Ren Xu (壬戌) pillar’s susceptibility to repress your emotions. You naturally shy away from confrontation, often resulting in a passive-aggressive behaviour pattern that could sabotage your relationships with the other stakeholders of your success.

REN XU (壬戌)/WATER DOG: HOW YOU PRESENT

Quiet confidence is the external persona you present to the world. The Ren Xu (壬戌) or Water Dog Day Master tends to be a person of action instead of words. Many people would find you enigmatic and reclusive.

This natural reticence on your part directly contributes to how you often feel that you are misunderstood. Which leads us to the final segment, my suggestion for Ren Xu but better.

REN XU, BUT BETTER

Learn to speak up for yourself. Express your emotions instead of repressing them. Learn to tell people what you want. It may sound like such simplistic advice, but for the Ren Xu, releasing those emotions in a healthy way will do much for your overall well-being.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#58 XIN YOU (辛酉)/METAL ROOSTER: THE GIFT OF ORIGINALITY

The Xin You (辛酉) or Metal Rooster pillar is literally, the sharpest tool in the 60 Pillars shed. At the risk of sticking my neck out and incurring the wrath of the other Xin Metal Day Masters, I’d say that the Xin You could be considered as the ‘crown jewels’ of the Xin Metal pillars.

XIN YOU (辛酉)/METAL ROOSTER: OVERVIEW

This pillar is likened to sharp objects such as knives or scissors or even glittering jewellery. The Xin You (辛酉) or Metal Rooster Day Master comes pre-packed with the deadly combination of both physical attractiveness and mental acuity.

Seated on the You (酉) branch puts your Xin Metal (辛) Day Master at the Thriving stage in the 12 Growth Phases. Typically, this will indicate someone who is highly attractive, capable and intelligent.

XIN YOU (辛酉)/METAL ROOSTER: STRENGTHS

The Xin Metal is typically visualized as sharp and shiny objects or valuable jewellery. In fact, the character of the word itself, ‘辛’, even looks sharp! Do you agree? This is where the originality of the pillar comes in. This ‘sharpness’ can be translated into a sharp wit, lightning quick humour, and fast action-taking abilities.

Rooted on your Xin Metal (辛) Companion Star, this represents a degree of self-confidence so strong, that you are literally born with a healthy appetite for risk.  Confident of your ability to cut down any difficulties or obstacles in your way, this talent for risk-taking alone makes the Xin You (辛酉) Day Master, an ideal entrepreneur.

This same self-confidence gives you the courage to become a pioneer in your field. More importantly, it also gives the ability to leverage on the strengths of others without diminishing your own. This mindset is a key factor in your success. Whether you rely on your own talents or harness the talents of others, you will do whatever it takes to become successful.

Your You Branch (酉), being a Metal branch, also represents your natural affinity and knack with financial matters. In this respect, it would be best if you make conscious effort to train more financial management skills.

XIN YOU (辛酉)/METAL ROOSTER: HOW YOU PRESENT

Your You Branch (酉), being a Peach Blossom star, makes you a naturally likable person. Convivial and outgoing, your social calendar is usually packed with friends and associates all clamouring for a minute or two of your time. Which leads us to your vulnerabilities.

XIN YOU (辛酉)/METAL ROOSTER: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

Your biggest vulnerability is your tendency to over-pack that same schedule. It’s ironic that this is a Rooster pillar, because many a times, you tend to behave like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. I’m late! I’m late! You’re usually pressed for time. Because you try to cram as much life as possible into every single minute.

How is that a vulnerability, you ask? Isn’t it a strength? It is! That is, until you spread yourself so thin that you end up doing a little bit of everything but not accomplishing much of anything.

Another vulnerability is your defensive bent in the face of constructive and well-intentioned critique. This is just something for you to be aware of. You tend to bristle at even the slightest hint of criticism. If it’s not a problem, then don’t worry too much about it.

XIN YOU, BUT BETTER

Don’t lose sight of your long-term goals. That would be the best way to be Xin You (辛酉), But Better. As you scramble through the day, squeezing the maximum out of every single minute, make sure that your energies and activities are all geared towards realizing your goal.

Lastly, don’t be shy about letting your creativity flow. The more you embrace your creative side, the brighter your Xin You pillar will shine.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#57 GENG SHEN (庚申)/METAL MONKEY: THE GIFT OF PRAGMATISM

The Geng Shen (庚申) or Metal Monkey pillar is likened to a bar of solid gold. This reflects a very pragmatic individual who is a veritable tower of strength. A perfectionist to the core, you have the endurance to stick to your guns and stand firm when the chips are down.

GENG SHEN (庚申)/METAL MONKEY: OVERVIEW

From a technical standpoint, this Geng Metal (庚) Day Master sits on the Thriving position in the 12 Growth phases. This strong Metal is rooted and supported by its Resource element, signifying a rational yet intuitive individual.

Like all Geng Metal (庚) Day Masters, toughness and reliability is a fundamental part of your intrinsic nature. Since you are not one to easily tolerate fools, I shall tarry no longer. Let’s dig into your strengths…

GENG SHEN (庚申)/METAL MONKEY: STRENGTHS

  1. We begin by exploring your Wu Earth (戊) Resource Element. In your pillar, this Wu Earth (戊) Resource Star is capable of enhanced powers of concentration as well as great mental endurance. Supported by this star, you are given the capacity to develop your own unique yet down-to-earth perspectives.
  2. In turn, your Wu Earth Resource produces your Geng Metal (庚) Day Master and Companion star. In your case, this relationship imbues you with a very strong sense of responsibility. It is also the link to your stubborn and perfectionist streak. Rooted by this element, you take great pride in your work and your methodical approach to everything in life.
  3. Finally, the energies of the pillar result in your Ren Water (壬) Output Star. This versatile star adds a delightful layer of whimsy to an overall pragmatic pillar. Innovative, creative and resourceful, your Ren Water Output Star gives you just the right amount of flexibility to soften your naturally hard-headed approach. It brings you, the Geng Shen (庚申) Day Master, the social skills you need to connect with a diverse ecosystem of societies.

Since you are such a pragmatic Day Master, let’s sum up your strengths into the following key words:

  • The Wu Earth (戊) Resource Star brings you great mental strength;
  • Your rooted Geng Metal (庚) Companion Star adds a high degree of method and pragmatism to your intuitions;
  • Your versatile Ren Water (壬) Output Star helps you turn pragmatism into out-of-the-box thinking.

Add all three together, and suddenly, we realize that the Geng Shen (庚) Day Master is an exceptional problem solver. Which leads us to the next problem… how you present.

GENG SHEN (庚申)/METAL MONKEY: HOW YOU PRESENT

The strength that emanates from the Geng Shen (庚申) or Metal Monkey pillar is exceptionally strong. Do you often find people drawn into your life just for the sake of getting your help to solve their problems? That’s because you present as a strong leader with a caring and humanitarian streak.

Somehow, the people around you instinctively know that you have the tendency to put others first. The trick here, is to ensure that you don’t become so engrossed with the lives of others that you neglect your own ambitions and growth. While the world at large will be happy to be on the receiving end of your assistance, they will be unaware of your internal vulnerabilities.

GENG SHEN (庚申)/METAL MONKEY: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

When you are literally built ‘Ford-tough’ (all puns intended), life will tend to be just that little bit more challenging for you as opposed to others. After all, you don’t see anyone taking a sports car into jungle terrain, do you?

To be useful, all Geng Metal (庚) Day Masters must be forged by Fire. This relationship represents the many hurdles and obstacles in your life. They are there to create a better version of you.

Sometimes, these barriers can be internal hurdles that you need to overcome. You, the Geng Shen Day Master, can be rather extreme. The Monkey branch is known as a Travelling pillar. Basically, what it means is that this pillar contains some conflicting and restless energy. Point to note – your Wu Earth (戊) Resource Star craves stability above all else while your Ren Water (壬) Output Star wants nothing more than to explore the world and experience everything that life has to offer.

This push-pull between the two powerful stars is made worse with the presence of your Geng Metal (庚) Companion Star. This conundrum can create a lot of internal stress and anxiety.

You crave security. Yet at the same time, when you indulge in your flights of fancy, you are drawn to the idea of a more carefree lifestyle, one in which you are free from the shackles of responsibilities.

Which leads us to some suggestions for Geng Shen, But Better.

GENG SHEN, BUT BETTER

I will begin this segment by addressing the need for Fire within the Geng Shen pillar. There really is no going around the fact that your life will be challenging. Since there will be a constant stream of problems for you to solve, wouldn’t it be better if those problems are growth-related instead of contraction-related?

Basically, I’m asking you to choose your hard. For example. Becoming successful is hard. Being unsuccessful is also hard. Choose your hard!

Secondly, the push-pull between your need for stability and your craving for freedom. Strike a balance by using your Wu Earth (戊) Resource Star to give you intellectual and emotional stability. Train your intuition. Learn to trust it. Spiritual exercises like yoga, meditation, or even prayers and mantras can help you create that ‘centre’ to ground you and defeat those whispers of self-doubt and negativity.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#54 DING SI (丁巳)/FIRE SNAKE: THE GIFT OF LIGHT

Imagine lighting a candle under the brightness of the noon day sun. The flame is still there. Bright as ever. But it’s not as obvious as it would be if the candle was lit in the dark of night. That is how the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake presents – as a candle in the daylight. This may be considered as the dimmest of the Ding Fire (丁) Day Masters, but you can’t beat it when it comes to sheer resolve and self-sufficiency.

Place this candle at the forefront of your army, give them a challenge worth their talents, and brace yourself for fireworks! The Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Master will stun you with an amazing display of talents – among them, inspiring leadership skills.

DING SI (丁巳)/FIRE SNAKE: OVERVIEW

The Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake carries both the Fire energies of the Ding (丁) and Bing (丙). This is a pillar of extreme brightness and light. The only other Jia Zi that can even come close to such brilliance would be the Bing Wu (丙午) or Fire Horse.

Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Masters are usually born with physical beauty. It’s easy to spot them if you are tuned to such energies. There’s a particular ‘lightness’ about them that absolutely cannot be faked.

DING SI (丁巳)/FIRE SNAKE: STRENGTHS

  1. This Ding Fire (丁) Day Master is at its most prosperous in the Si or Snake Branch (巳). Naturally progressive, this Ding Fire that is known as the Leadership star. It carries with it the power of change and transformation. At the peak of its power, the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Master will never be content with the here and now. You will always be pushing the boundaries of your world. Be it your career, business, personal development, spirituality, or even physical boundaries, you are never happier than when you are challenging the norm and expanding your horizons.
  2. Your Bing Fire (丙) Companion star forms the main Qi of the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake pillar. This Companion star injects a hefty dose of self-confidence into you, the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Master. Guided by this star, you will always be attracted to new ventures and new projects. Also because of this star, you will always feel driven to challenge yourself.
  3. Both the Ding Fire Day Master and Bing Fire Companion star produces your Wu Earth (戊) Output star. This resourceful star is highly independent. Imagined as a towering mountain, the support of this Wu Earth Output Star infuses you with an iron will, as well as the ability to appreciate and embrace your unique identity. It makes you more headstrong and contrarian than some of your other Ding Fire counterparts.
  4. Finally, the Wu Earth (戊) Output Star produces your Geng Metal (庚) Wealth element. The Geng Metal is often depicted as a sword or an axe. Wielding this star gives you amazing executional powers. It adds yet another layer of toughness and stamina to the Ding Si Day Master. Every time you succeed at powering through obstacles and resolving difficult problems, that satisfaction you feel is your Geng Metal Wealth Star literally purring with fulfilment.

In a nutshell, when we put the three stars together in a neat little Si (巳) package, you the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Master, is blessed with the gifts of acumen, foresight and execution abilities.

DING SI (丁巳)/FIRE SNAKE: HOW YOU PRESENT

When the two stars (Ding and Bing) are seen in unison, you are literally the guiding light that shapes and transforms the world around you. If you are a team leader, think of the Bing Fire as the light that guides the team to their destination and the Ding Fire as the gentle flame that moulds your team members to become better versions of themselves.

Because these two Fire elements are together, the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake Day Master will always present as someone who is extremely self-confident and always in control.

DING SI (丁巳)/FIRE SNAKE: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE

The Ding Si (丁巳) sits on a Travelling Star. This is a go-getter. Trouble comes when the Ding Si starts feeling bored or worse, unchallenged. Your self-confidence dims, and the flame of passion within you may start to flicker out. The fire burns dimmer and dimmer, and your moodiness starts to manifest itself.

Another vulnerability that you need to be aware of is the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake’s insatiable appetite for life. How is that a vulnerability? Having a variety of interests is, of course, great! You will never be bored because there is always something to do. But when you have too many on your plate and attempt too much, your success rate may drop due to a lack of focus.  

DING SI (丁巳), BUT BETTER

Let’s refer to my earlier depiction of the Ding Si (丁巳) or Fire Snake pillar as a candle in bright daylight. The crux of this pillar’s characteristics lies in a fact that may be hidden even to you, the Ding Si Day Master. All that competitiveness, all that compulsion to prove yourself, is driven by the one key point – you think that nobody can see your candle.

However, in actuality, the Ding Si pillar as a whole, shines so bright that nobody can fail but to notice you!

So go ahead and push those boundaries! Take on those new challenges! Be fearless in the face of new opportunities! But take them on because you have faith in your own abilities, not out of a need to prove yourself to others. Because at the end of the day, this Ding Si (丁巳) pillar has so much to offer, that there is no need to prove nothing to nobody!

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#52 YI MAO (乙卯)/WOOD RABBIT: THE GIFT OF LIKABILITY

It’s spring time! In Bazi, while the Tiger (寅) Branch heralds the coming of spring, the Rabbit (卯) Branch governs the month when spring is in full bloom. The gentle breeze is fragrant with the perfume of flowers. Bees buzz busily from bloom to bloom. See that field of dandelions? That is the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit pillar.  

YI MAO (乙卯)/WOOD RABBIT: OVERVIEW

Pretty as a flower! Yi Wood (乙) Day Masters are generally blessed with a certain degree of physical attractiveness. But in the case of the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit, the striking Yi Wood is literally sitting on a Peach Blossom star (the Rabbit or Mao Branch is one of the four Bazi Peach Blossom stars). What does it mean exactly? Likability x100!

Graced with a pleasant and agreeable personality, you – the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit Day Master – is usually found in the centre of a crowd. Just like that field of flowers, you are usually surrounded by people.

YI MAO (乙卯)/WOOD RABBIT: STRENGTHS

Yi Wood (乙) Day Masters are typically sociable, good-natured and well-liked. This trait is further amplified in the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit pillar which sits on the Thriving stage within the 12 Growth Phases.

Deeply rooted in your Yi Wood (乙) Companion element, the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit Day Master is the ultimate networker. You enjoy working, playing, and living cooperatively with others. And best of all, you carry a warm and convivial atmosphere with you everywhere you go. Being with you is just… well, nice!

Just that one gift alone draws many noble people into your life. The Yi Mao is literally born to connect with people. And when you do, you will find that you are never short of helpful people in your life.

The Mao (卯) or Rabbit Branch further attracts the Xu (戌) or Dog Branch into your Chart. The Xu (戌) or Dog Branch brings along your Wu Earth (戊) Wealth star which brings some much-needed stability to the Yi Mao Day Master.

Even better, the Xu Branch is the storage for your Ding Fire (丁) Output element. This all-important Ding Fire (丁) represents the spark of your intelligence and creativity. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have the Xu Branch existing within your Natal Bazi Chart. Activating the role of the Ding Fire (丁) simply requires the intentional use of your native creativity and ability to think out of the box.

Finally, hidden deep within the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit is a deeply-rooted self-belief. For all your niceness, the Yi Mao is, actually, quite individualistic.

YI MAO (乙卯)/WOOD RABBIT: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

Let’s go back to our field of dandelions. See how they sway with every little puff of the wind? That is the biggest vulnerability of the Yi Mao (乙卯) or Wood Rabbit pillar. Because you are constantly surrounded by people, also because you are such a nice person, you are wont to be easily influenced by their opinions.

Someone says turn left; another says turn right; a third says best to U-turn. End result? You are so lost you don’t even know where the end destination is!

People are your biggest asset. They are also your biggest liability. The trick to turn this around is to make sure you listen to those who really know what they are talking about. Otherwise, you may find yourself literally spinning in the wind!

Furthermore, while the Yi Mao (乙卯) attracts the Xu (戌) or Dog Branch, it also simultaneously repels the You (酉) or Rooster Branch. Both these animal signs carry your Xin Metal (辛) Influence Star. This push-pull relationship with the Xin Metal (辛) is best described as passive-aggressive tendencies that you must learn to manage, to maintain healthy relationships with the many people in your life. Otherwise, you may find that even though you are always surrounded by people, but the faces are constantly changing. People come in and out of your life, sometimes without leaving even the smallest of imprint.

YI MAO (乙卯)/WOOD RABBIT: HOW YOU PRESENT

People are drawn to you for your amiable nature. Somehow, even without meaning to, you project an air of subtle vulnerability. People love to take care of you! What a great asset! Be discerning with that power, and you will be going places.

YI MAO (乙卯), BUT BETTER

Lastly, a suggestion to create an indomitable Yi Mao (乙卯) Day Master is to learn better planning skills. Guided by a solid plan of your own making, you will be less inclined to be side-tracked by other people’s suggestions.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#51 JIA YIN (甲寅)/WOOD TIGER: THE GIFT OF HONESTY

We’ve all heard about the Giant Sequoia, haven’t we? It is also known as the Giant Redwood tree. It grows up to a height of 85m (or more), and a girth of 8m. That’s huge! It’s a great depiction of the Jia Yin (甲寅) or better known as the Wood Tiger Pillar.

JIA YIN (甲寅)/WOOD TIGER: OVERVIEW

Look at the picture and I’m sure you can easily discern the key characteristics of the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger Day Master. If you are thinking grounded, steady, loyal, straightforward, and reliable, you are hitting the nail right on the head!

This giant tree, the toughest and hardiest of all the Jia Wood (甲) Day Masters, is straight as an arrow, bearing with it – the gift of honesty.

JIA YIN (甲寅)/WOOD TIGER: STRENGTHS

  1. I believe I may have said this in my earlier posts – but it bears saying again – the quality of any Wood Day Master relies heavily on its rooting. In this Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger pillar, we see a perfectly rooted Day Master, like the tree sinking its roots deep into the ground.

This relationship carries an aura of stately regality and honour. It also brings confidence and strong willpower to you, the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger Day Master. You are obviously no pushover (in fact, good luck shifting that tree). At the core of this confidence and willpower, lies a competitive vein that will push you to extraordinary measures in your pursuit of success. Words like ‘failure’ or ‘losing’ are anathema to you.

2. Your Bing Fire (丙) Output Star plays an important role within this pillar. The warmth of this element creates passion and also helps bridle some of the Jia Yin (甲寅)’s overbearing tendencies. Additionally, it brings a shine to your innate kindness and benevolence.  

3. Your Jia Wood (甲) Companion Star and Bing Fire (丙) Output element co-produces each other to create the final element within this pillar – your Wu Earth (戊) Wealth Star. Think of this relationship as you, the Jia Yin Day Master, having a firm grip on your wealth. It adds pragmatism, industriousness, and tenacity to your burgeoning list of strengths.

Given its lofty heights, it comes as no surprise that the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger Day Master excels at big-picture strategizing. With this pillar’s bristling potential, a Jia Yin Day Master, logically, is someone who will need room to grow. To reach its full height, this Jia Yin Day Master must have the freedom to do what a Jia Wood does best – to take a single idea and branch it out into various applications. Bowing down to authority will not only be painful for this gargantuan tree, it may even break its spirit. That is why it makes better sense for a Jia Yin Day Master to be running their own business where they get to call the shots as opposed to knuckling down under another person’s authority.

However, what is most remarkable about the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger Day Master, is the palpable absence of ego. While you can be controlling and domineering, a Jia Yin Day Master is hardly one who will push yourself forward just for the sake of the limelight or attention. As a leader, you would be someone who would willingly take a step back and allow others a turn at the reins.

JIA YIN (甲寅)/WOOD TIGER: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

That competitive streak, one of your biggest strengths, can also be a vulnerability. When taken to the extreme, fear of failure can paralyze you. Granted, nobody enjoys failing. In fact, most of us are affected by this fear in one way or another. It’s part of human nature, after all. But when the fear of failure eclipses your drive to succeed, that is when remedial action is called for.

At this juncture, when fear of failure is holding you back, it is time for some introspection to figure out where this fear is coming from and take a moment to reframe your beliefs.

Another vulnerability of the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger is your hardiness. Yes, I agree. Being tough is a strength. But when the winds of change blow, and you are too unyielding or too unbending, this tree could literally break.

JIA YIN (甲寅)/WOOD TIGER: HOW YOU PRESENT

The Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger will always present a serene and level-headed face to the world at large. So don’t be surprised if everyone runs to you when there seems to be trouble afoot! Think of how the woodland creatures run into the protection of the benevolent tree when a storm is brewing. That’s how it’s gonna be for you!

JIA YIN (甲寅), BUT BETTER

Any suggestion to improve on the Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger pillar will revolve around ensuring that this tree doesn’t get uprooted. It’s about learning to bend a little and adopt a willingness to understand the perspectives of others.

The Jia Yin (甲寅) or Wood Tiger has a ‘hidden pull’ relationship with the Hai (亥) branch which carries your Ren Water (壬) Resource star. What this means is that help is always near at hand whenever you need it. All you have to do, is learn a little give-and-take.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#50 GUI CHOU (癸丑)/WATER OX: THE GIFT OF UNIQUENESS

Imagined as ice or snow, the Gui Chou (癸丑) or Water Ox pillar is unique, like how every snowflake is literally different and unique. By this, I mean the actual, real, literal snowflakes… not the present-day derogatory slang that describes a person who is overly sensitive!

GUI CHOU (癸丑)/WATER OX: OVERVIEW

I think one of the best (and certainly most entertaining) way to give a quick overview of the Gui Chou (癸丑) or Water Ox Day Master would be to reference Princess Elsa from the hit animation movie Frozen!

Like Elsa, the Gui Chou Day Master will frequently come across as cold and stand-offish. You keep people at arms-length. But beneath that Ice Queen (or Ice King) exterior, beats a warm and loving heart only glimpsed by those fortunate enough to penetrate through your icy armour.

GUI CHOU (癸丑)/WATER OX: STRENGTHS

In the Gui Chou (癸丑) or Water Ox pillar, this Gui (癸) Day Master is rooted and sits on the storage of your Resource Star which is represented by the Metal element. When the overall conditions of the Bazi Chart support this formation, we see this as someone who is comfortable in their own skin, secure in their unique identity, a law unto themselves.

  1. The energy of this pillar begins with the hidden Ji Earth (己) Influence star. Given the innate resources of the Ji Earth (己), the Gui Chou (癸丑) or Water Ox Day Master will usually be mavericks who prefer to learn things through your own efforts. From your point of view, the learning process is something deeply personal and should, ideally, happen unfettered by someone else’s opinions. This Ji Earth (己) Influence Star is also responsible for a large swath of your perfectionistic attitude. There is a strong drive for excellence here, something that you demand from yourself and others.
  2. Your Ji Earth (己) Influence star produces your Xin Metal (辛) Resource star. Within this pillar, the Xin Metal manifests as your methodical and meticulous approach to life in general. You believe in accuracy. Everything must be just so!
  3. Lastly, your Xin Metal (辛) Resource star produces or strengthens both your Gui Water (癸) Day Master and Companion element. This relationship further adds to your independent nature. You neither need nor expect much external help. Instead, you are willing to work hard to distinguish yourself and realize your ambitions for success.   

GUI CHOU (癸丑)/WATER OX: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

The same drive for excellence described in your strengths could also become your Achilles heel. You put unnecessary pressure on yourself and when things don’t go as expected, you risk becoming rash, impetuous and overly critical.

That perfectionistic streak that serves you so well could also be a stumbling block in your journey to success. This usually happens when you cling stubbornly to an idea or ideal, adamant in your wish to prove everyone wrong.

Finally, I rarely write about the health aspects of Bazi. That’s because I believe that matters of physical health should best be left to the doctors and scientists. However, I shall make an exception in this case. The Gui Chou (癸丑) is vulnerable to health issues. This happens when the Gui Water (癸) melts into the Ji Earth (己) and becomes contaminated. Typically, this manifests as potentially illnesses of the lungs like influenza and pneumonia. Given the Covid-19 global pandemic, I urge you to be extra careful with your health.

There is a theory that famed Chinese strategist Zhuge Liang was a Gui Chou Day Master. When he reached his Fire Luck Pillar, the Gui Water melted into the Ji Earth, which accounted for his untimely death due to tuberculosis. Interesting theory of course, but unconfirmed. We have no way to check Zhuge Liang’s Bazi Chart. He was born in 181 AD! He may have simply worked himself to an early grave by over-exertion, working desperately to keep the Shu-Han dynasty intact with a feckless emperor Liu Shan at the helm (son of Liu Bei).

GUI CHOU (癸丑)/WATER OX: HOW YOU PRESENT

That icy armour of yours can also be your biggest vulnerability. The Gui Chou (癸丑) or Water Ox Day Master is a very private and reserved person. In a modern-day society that gravitates towards the noisy extrovert, this could be one of the reasons why you don’t receive much external support.

GUI CHOU (癸丑), BUT BETTER

Recognizing the cold exterior you present to the world, becoming Gui Chou (癸丑) but better simply means allowing the world to see you for who you really are – that unique and intelligent person with a caring soul.

You could also open yourself to the spiritual side of life. By fostering a stronger connection with the universe and learning to trust your intuition, you can still remain true to yourself but with the added advantage of a positive outlook. With just that one small advantage, you can create miracles.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#49 REN ZI (壬子)/WATER RAT: THE GIFT OF ADAPTABILITY

Dear Ren Zi (壬子) or Water Rat, what would you be if you could live a life without boundaries? Likened to an iceberg floating on the vast ocean, what you see on the surface is barely a tenth of what lies beneath. A water pillar through and through, intelligence and adaptability are the hallmarks of the Ren Zi (壬子) or Water Rat.  

REN ZI (壬子)/WATER RAT: OVERVIEW

In the study of Bazi, the Water element in general, governs wisdom, thoughts, intelligence and emotions. Ren Water (壬) specifically, is likened to a large body of water. Though free flowing at its core, this element is also very adaptable. It takes on the shape of the land around it. Yet there is latent power within this body of water. Given time, it can re-shape the earth.

These same characteristics can be found in the Ren Zi (壬子) or Water Rat Day Master. You are amiable and genial. Like the adaptable water, you display a bona fide enjoyment in people. This gift alone makes it possible for you to instantly connect with everyone that comes into your orbit. And given time, you too, can influence and re-shape the thinking of those around you.

With the entire ocean as your playground, the Ren Zi will do particularly well if you focus your efforts on careers or businesses that require a large amount of interaction with the public. You are amicable. People like you. They ‘click’ easily with you. Think of them as little fishes in your ocean. Once they are swimming within your currents, you get to corral them in your many coral gardens.

Isn’t that a cool gift to have? Surf’s up, people… let’s ride the waves of your strengths.

REN ZI (壬子)/WATER RAT: STRENGTHS

Self-assured, dauntless, independent and authoritative, the Ren Zi Day Master is never shy about taking charge under any circumstances. You have supreme confidence in your own intelligence and resourcefulness to overcome any obstacle. Yes, just like a large body of Water that easily sweeps past all barriers in its quest to reach the ocean. You are self-sufficient, and galvanized by an insatiable thirst for success.

This Ren (壬) Day Master sits on the Rat Branch or Zi (子) which carries the singular energy of your Companion star, the Gui Water (癸). Here is the wellspring of your fluid and sharp mind. This is how you can absorb new information and blend theory into practice with such admirable ease.

It’s been said time and again that the Rat Branch (Zi 子) holds a particularly restless energy. In your case, this manifests as a strong desire for constant exploration. The world is literally your oyster and there is nothing you like better than to keep experiencing, tasting, and learning all that life has to offer.

The Zi Branch also pulls in the Chou (丑) or Ox that carries your Xin Metal (辛) Resource Star. As a result, the Ren Zi is compelled by a strong desire to keep learning. Your intellectual interests are far-ranging, wide as the ocean. When given the freedom you need to thrive, it is not uncommon to see Ren Zi Day Masters succeeding in multiple fields or industries.

If all that intellectual power and adaptability is not enough, the Ren Zi (壬子) Day Master is highly adept at playing the long game. Like a river resolutely winding its way to the sea, you too can plan and stay the course of your dreams.

Blessed with so much capacity and dexterity, what could possibly trip up the Ren Zi? Doesn’t this pillar seem almost invincible? To discover the vulnerabilities of this Day Master, we will need to don our divers’ suit, strap on the oxygen tank and dive beneath the surface.

REN ZI (壬子)/WATER RAT: VULNERABILITIES TO BE AWARE OF

The ocean can be misleading. It may be silky smooth at the top but beware the currents that roil deep within its depths. I’m sure by now, even the most casual student of Bazi can identify the vulnerabilities of the Ren Zi.

Remember how I said earlier that Water governs emotions and thoughts? This is where your vulnerabilities lie. Over-thinking caused by emotions so powerful that sometimes they even scare you.

These repressed emotions are dangerous as they may show up as ongoing emotional issues or unhealthy behaviour like escapism. It’s not so easy for the Ren Zi Day Master to dissociate. At times like these, some ‘me time’ to rest, self-soothe and self-care are a must.

REN ZI (壬子): HOW YOU PRESENT

Still waters run deep, is how you present. Always externally affable, outgoing and poised, befriending you is the easiest thing in the world! That moment when you reveal the dormant force within, that is when the ‘shock and awe’ happens.

Knowing what you know now, learn to use that to your advantage. Sometimes a slow reveal works better. Not everyone can handle the shock and awe. We wouldn’t want those little fishies to scurry away, now do we?

REN ZI (壬子), BUT BETTER

Most of the vulnerabilities of the Ren Zi (壬子) or Water Rat Day Master happens when the Gui Water (癸) Companion star or as it is technically called the Goat Blade, runs amok. Anxiety and indecision are the natural consequences of those turbulent and churning emotions, that restless mind.

To calm the Goat Blade, we need to use the Influence star which, in your case, is represented by the sturdy and stable Wu Earth (戊). This element will help you channel your energy and give you the stability you need to thrive at your best.

So how on earth should you ‘use’ this elemental energy called the Wu Earth (戊)? Easy! In times of doubt, when you are feeling swamped, hew to your towering ambitions. Never forget the final destination that you have set for yourself. Let this ambition be the lighthouse that guides you past the treacherous currents and get you back into flow.

While you are here, I just want to let you know that the 2022 Rat Forecast is out: https://thehiddensun.com/2021/10/15/the-rat-in-2022/

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#48 XIN HAI (辛亥)/METAL BOAR: THE GIFT OF INDIVIDUALISM

In the study of Bazi, the Xin Metal (辛), also known as the Metal Boar, is always imagined as fine jewellery or precious stones. But even the most brilliant of diamonds need an artisan’s skills for its true nature to be revealed. Meet the Xin Metal pillar that is perfection in itself – the Xin Hai (辛亥).

This pillar is imagined as a pearl cultivated or naturally formed in an oyster. When the pearl is extracted, it is already stunningly beautiful, shiny and lustrous, requiring minimal human intervention for its true beauty to be seen. It is perfection.

XIN HAI (辛亥)/METAL BOAR: OVERVIEW

I think it goes without saying that the Xin Hai or Metal Boar is an attractive pillar. It is charming, blessed with a commanding presence and possesses a highly articulate wit that can be both boon and bane for you, the Xin Hai Day Master.

Make no mistake. For all its refinements, the Xin Hai Day Master is no pushover. You have resilience and determination in spades. Most of all, the Xin Hai is all about individualism.

Without further ado, let’s delve into your strengths.

XIN HAI (辛亥)/METAL BOAR: STRENGTHS

  1. This Xin Metal (辛) Day Master is seated on the Hai (亥) branch which is equivalent to sitting on its Bath position. When a Day Master sits at the Bath stage, you will invariably be an infinitely curious individual, with interests aplenty. This position also endows you with a powerful and dynamic personality that is at once individualistic and outgoing.
  2. This Xin Metal Day Master sits on a prosperous Ren Water (壬) Hurting Officer star. This Ren Water is the wellspring of your artistic and creative abilities as well as your strong ambitions, opinions and emotions. Buoyed by this Ren Water Hurting Officer star’s individualistic streak, in your world, there is no mountain too high.
  3. The Ren Water (壬) Hurting Officer, in turn, produces your Jia Wood (甲) Direct Wealth star. These two stars (the Ren and the Jia) are seen to be in a harmonious producing relationship. With the two stars working together at max capacity, you’ve got creativity and productivity running in tandem. This combination also brings you more gifts – an abundance of intelligence, a sharp wit, the fearlessness to challenge the norm, and the perseverance to push the boundaries.

XIN HAI (辛亥)/METAL BOAR: WEAKNESSES TO BE AWARE OF

However, that same Ren (壬) -Jia (甲) producing relationship that brings so many gifts to the table, also creates some weaknesses that, I feel, should be highlighted to you.

Your Jia Wood (甲) Direct Wealth, regrettably, has a woeful tendency to be a little too candid and frank. I understand. Your plain-spokenness stems from a desire to be unambiguous and avoid misunderstandings. However, there is a difference between plain-speaking and uninhibited speech. I call your attention to that extraordinary wit of yours. With your ability to par down to the core of issues and problems, you would probably find it oh-so-easy to render speechless with your cutting wit. Use that power wisely!

Your Ren Water (壬) Hurting Officer is also not without its weaknesses. The Hurting Officer loves a lavish lifestyle, so learning to invest and manage your finances must be a priority for any Xin Hai Day Master.

When this Ren Water (壬) Hurting Officer becomes too strong, you can easily become testy and irresolute. This anxiety is a common occurrence when Metal (Xin) is drowned out by too much Water (Ren). To explain, the Xin Hai Day Master has lost its razor-sharp clarity because you are swamped by emotions and doubts. At the end of the day, the Xin Hai Day Master only exudes the persona of one who is driven by logic. Most of the time, you are really driven by your emotions. Therefore, when the emotions overwhelm, that is when focus is lost.

Becoming aware of this tendency is the first step to gaining control. Learning to release your stress in a healthy manner or to channel your strong emotions in a positive way will help you stay centred under any circumstances.

XIN HAI (辛亥): HOW YOU PRESENT

The plain-speaking tendencies of the Xin Hai or Metal Boar pillar may give you the reputation of one who is fierce, no-nonsense and forthright. However, once they get past your sharp wit, people will be delighted to find someone who is very caring and gracious. It’s getting past that first impression that could be a problem.

This impression is further intensified by your ambivalence towards attention and socializing. This contradictory attitude can be easily explained in Bazi. The Xin Metal (辛) Day Master will always be pulling in the Bing Fire (丙) Direct Officer star (in Bazi, Bing and Xin combines, while the Direct Officer star represents authority and status). Yet at the same time, the Hai (亥) branch repels the Si (巳) which carries the main Qi of the Bing Fire. This is where the push-pull happens. You want status and authority. You may even crave for it. Yet at the same time, you may be subconsciously repressing that desire.

XIN HAI (辛亥), BUT BETTER

The Xin Hai Day Master has a strong affinity with academic achievements. Therefore, the easiest way to let the Xin Hai pillar glow with lustre is to feed that exceptionally sharp and fast mind of yours with knowledge and information. Be as individualistic as you wish. After all, individualism emphasizes on personal freedom and achievements. In today’s modern society, your individualistic traits, backed by solid credentials, becomes an asset, not a liability.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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#47 GENG XU (庚戌)/METAL DOG: THE GIFT OF TOUGHNESS

All Geng Metal (庚) Day Masters are tough. You know that. I know that. Meet the toughest of ‘em all… the Geng Xu (庚戌), also known as the Metal Dog. If at all, this pillar would be the real Excalibur, a sword embedded in stone, its powers and toughness, waiting to unleash.

GENG XU (庚戌)/METAL DOG: OVERVIEW

Tough on the outside and inside, the sword represented by the Geng Xu (庚戌) pillar is the hardest of the 60 Jia Zi. The very characteristics of this pillar can be interpreted as an individual who is possesses both mental and physical strength, stamina and endurance.

It’s easy to recognize a Geng Xu (庚戌·) Day Master. This Geng Metal is tough and proud. Sitting on its Earth Resource Star, it is also resourceful and unyielding.

Enough with the generalities. Let’s delve into the make-up of this fascinating pillar.

GENG XU (庚戌): STRENGTHS

The first thing to note is that this Geng Day Master is firmly rooted. Of course, technically, we prefer if a Yang stem is rooted on another Yang stem. But in this case, the Geng Xu is rooted in its Xin Metal (辛) companion star, which in turn, is firmly embedded into the rocks. Not easy to dislodge this Xin Metal.

At the same time, it also sits on Fire Storage which continually tempers and moulds the Day Element. Now, at this point, please note that I described this pillar as ‘tough’. Nowhere did I say that the Geng Xu is rude or crass. On the contrary, the Geng Xu Day Master can be very pleasant and diplomatic, in spite of their natural ruthlessness and aggressiveness.

  1. The flow of Qi within this pillar begins with the Ding Fire (丁) Direct Officer star. Here is the spark of courage of conviction and confidence that burns deep within the Geng Xu Day Master.
  2. Seated on its Wu Earth (戊) Indirect Resource, the Geng Xu is at once intuitive and extremely self-willed. Words like ‘submissiveness’ and ‘compliance’ will be foreign or even nonexistent in this Geng Xu’s vocabulary. This Day Master knows that nothing worthwhile can ever be achieved without an equivalent amount of effort. With the support of this Wu Earth Resource Star, the Geng Xu has the mental and physical strength to take on any challenges and handle any hardship in pursuit of their goals.
  3. The meticulous nature of the Xin Metal (辛) Rob Wealth star brings big ambitions and yes, a degree of ruthlessness to the Geng Xu. At the same time, this Xin Metal companion star can also bring a rebellious streak to the Geng Xu pillar. While some may instinctively slap a negative label on a rebel, I believe this can be a strength as it helps the Geng Xu stay defiant in the face of limitations.

GENG XU (庚戌): WEAKNESSES TO BE AWARE OF

Like many of the other Day Masters seated on the Xu Branch, the Geng Xu will also crave material security. I’m not saying that the Geng Xu is materialistic, but this Day Master will tend to worry about money.

Additionally, this Day Master has zero defences against boredom. Even the sturdiest axe will rust if it is not continually in use. The sharpest blade will turn dull when it is not sharpened regularly. When a Geng Xu Day Master is bored out of his or her skull, depression may ensue or worse they may even get themselves into trouble unnecessarily.

A great example of this weakness can be seen in the recent trials and tribulations of a famous Geng Xu Day Master, Tiger Woods. We have all seen his strengths. We have all seen how he (politely) decimated his competitors on the golf course. We have also seen the scandals he got himself into once he retired!

Does it seem to you like the two Geng Xu weaknesses I’ve outlined so far seem to be rather trivial? If you constantly worry about money, then make more money! If you cannot abide boredom, then find something constructive to do!

This next weakness, however, may be the Geng Xu’s biggest flaw. Notice how most of my other posts are written in the active voice while this one is mostly composed in the passive voice? There’s a reason for it. There is a 90% chance that a Geng Xu Day Master will not be reading this article at all. If at all this post is being read, it would be by someone who is curious about a Geng Xu in their lives.

Allow me to explain. The Geng Xu pillar sits on the Wu Earth (戊) Indirect Resource. This Day Master will be naturally drawn to unconventional wisdoms (such as Chinese Metaphysics). Yet at the same time, the Xu will have a silent-push with the Chen (辰) or Dragon which also carries the Wu Earth as its main Qi. So, the Day Master sits on its Indirect Resource, but at the same time, pushes it away. This type of relationship simply means that the Geng Xu will tend to be sceptical about their own powerful intuitions. Learning to trust your instincts may be the biggest lesson you need to learn. 

GENG XU (庚戌): HOW YOU PRESENT

The Geng Xu Day Master can be very generous about sharing their strengths with anyone within their orbit. However, you will tend to present as domineering, aggressive, ruthless (yes, again) and very out-spoken.

This trait can be a double-edged sword (pardon the pun!). It is a strength when you use your dominant personality to motivate your team to greater heights. It becomes a weakness if you frequently overrule other opinions and leave behind an environment of diminished morale.

This is something for the Geng Xu Day Master to be aware of. The reason is because, you may not even see your behaviour as heavy-handed. But others may do! Once you are conscious of this, you can then call upon the inborn diplomacy of the Geng Xu pillar to smooth things over and build better team consensus. You will need that consensus, which leads us to the next point…

GENG XU (庚戌), BUT BETTER

Being Geng Xu (庚戌), But Better requires the consensus I touched briefly on in the previous segment. The Geng Xu is tough, but it actually thrives on love and friendship. This pillar wants to be useful! You could say that sometimes, the Geng Xu may seem domineering simply because they care too much. A Geng Xu without friends and loved ones to serve and protect could easily lose faith in their own abilities.

Therefore, the Geng Xu must learn to build that base. The mountain you sit on must not be shaken. A leader can only lead when people are willing to follow. Therefore, the solution to being Geng Xu (庚戌), But Better is to use your strength, toughness and diplomacy to create a base of followers that you can lead to achieve your biggest dreams.

As always, a final caveat. Without the ability to see the full chart, I must stress that the suggestions in this article are broad recommendations based on a single pillar.

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