death


Professional basketball player Kobe Bryant had died of a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020 at 9am+.  Here is the chart when the crash had occurred:
Year (annual luck)JIHAI 
Month: DINGCHOU
Day: WU-CHEN
Hour: DING-SI
Color shows the energy distribution of the chart:  yellow is earth; blue is water; red is fire; grey is metal and green is wood
You may notice now is still Year of Pig even though Chinese Lunar New Year has passed.  Geng-zi or Year of Metal Rat will arrive on Feb. 4, 2020.
Kobe’s birthday is August 23, 1978; hour here is estimated based on his physical appearance and personality
Year:  WUWU
Month: GENG-SHEN
D: DING-SI
H: JIACHEN (estimated)
10-Year-Luck:  JIA-ZI
Annual Luck:  JIHAI
 
Upcoming Annual Luck:  GENGZI

Click picture to enlarge

From the detailed color-coded Bazi charts, you can tell there are many red boxes or fire elements and few blue boxes or water elements.  However, when examine carefully, there are 3 strong water formations:

  1. shen-zi-chen water 3 unities
  2. hai-zi-chou water 3 meetings
  3. si-shen water combination
However, these combinations are not successful because there is no transformation medium (“fa-shen“) water element in the stem level.
There are also two serious clashes in the branch level:
  1. si-hai clash in spouse palace (day branch)
  2. zi-wu clash in year branch
Could the above contribute to the crash?  Probably not because Kobe was just 7 days short of making it to the Year of Rat.
However, helicopter crash is clearly zi-wu clash or water clashing fire.  The helicopter flew in foggy condition and had circled a few times due to poor visibility before hitting a hill.  Fogs are water vapor.
Kobe was a strong Ding-si fire daymaster and had died in a Ding-si fire hour!
The interesting thing here is:  Hai Grand Duke is about to leave and Zi Grand Duke will come in February 4.  I have observed that it is not uncommon for people suffer major mishaps when there is a switch of new Grand Duke  (annual luck) or new 10-year-luck, especially the new one is unfavorable.  It seems the changing of annual energy is not overnight but gradual—  for example,  Geng-zi year has not arrived yet but its influence is already felt.  Geng-zi is strong water energy.
In Kobe’s case, I suspect Geng-zi energy begins entering the earth already and reinforces water energy to battle fire energy in Kobe’s chart, such as two zi-water to clash one wu-fire.  Unfortunately, the helicopter had flown in strong fire hour of Ding-si which further intensified the fire-water battle.  I wonder if the accident could be avoided if the flight was in a non-fire hour.
In this example, it does not matter if fire or water is favorable or not.  When two antagonistic elements with strong intensity exist in a chart, they will battle and create hardship or even death for the chart owner.  In Kobe’s case, there is a jia-wood “mediator” in the chart, so that water will nurture wood and wood nurtures fire to avert the battling.  (Note:  there is a geng-metal in the natal chart, but it is surrounded by fire and rendered it ineffective).  But when Geng-zi year arrive (in this case, it has not arrived yet), geng-metal chops  jia-wood, the mediator is gone resulting in fire and water battle to death.
RIP Kobe
Ken Lai
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This is my 600th article.  It takes me 20 years to reach this milestone.  Hopefully you will see my 1200th article in 20 years.suicide

To mark this occasion, I have spent extra time and effort to write this suicide prevention article.  It can also predict the likely year, month, day or hour when one dies.

This method was derived from a acupuncture classic “Encyclopedia of Acupuncture 针灸大成 written by a TCM doctor Yang Ji Zhou (杨继洲)  in Ming Dynasty (1368- 1644).  The method was developed based on his clinical and Yi-jing studies.

This method was integrated into the Medicine Buddha sect by renaming the 12 animals signs employed with the 12 Medicine Buddha Guardian Generals.

This method matches one’s Chinese birth animal sign to a certain birth hour.  This person would likely commit suicide if his/ her birth hour matches that hour.   Check the table below:predict_suicide

For example, if you were born in 1984 Year of Rat and the birth hour is 18:00 rooster or you hour.  You are suicide prone.  The likely hour of suicide or serious misfortune is either rooster or you hour (17-19:00) or rabbit or mao hour (5- 7:00).  The likely month and day to happen will be rooster (you) or rabbit (mao) month/ day.   The month and day are in Chinese solar calendar.  You can use Bazi-calculator.com to find out the exact animal signs of your birthday, month and hour.   You may also use this link to convert your date to Chinese solar calendar with animal signs:

https://www.prokerala.com/general/calendar/chinese-year-converter.php

For your convenience, here is the birth year and animal sign table.  Please be aware that birthdays before February 3 are considered as previous year.

Chinese_Zodiac-calendar

“Ken, using the previous rat sign person example, how about if this person was NOT born in that suicide prone hour?”

The rooster (you) and rabbit (mao) years, months, days and hours are likely his time of departing this earth and time to avoid for major activities and decisions.  In other words, these are his unfavorable timings.

Here is a real life example.  Hong Kong movie star and singer Leslie Cheng had committed suicide by jumping from a hotel in April 1, 2003 at 18:41 (rabbit month, rooster hour).  He was born in 1956 (Monkey Year) in a rabbit hour– suicide prone hour.  He had passed in a rooster hour and rabbit month (matching the table above). 

SUICIDE AND MISFORTUNE PREVENTION

You may check the birth animal and hour of yourself, your love ones and friends to see if they were born in a suicide prone hour.  There are only two possibilities:

1. Matching the suicide prone hour:  you may want to advise this person and people around him/ her to avoid putting too much pressure or unrealistic expectations on this person.  Tell him or her to relax and take it easy, especially during the unfavorable hours (and day) listed in the table above.  This is especially relevant for parents who put too much pressure on their children for academic success.

2. Does not match the suicide prone hour:  The hours listed in the table are the less favorable time or inauspicious (also in terms of month and day).  People should avoid using those timing to make major decisions or taking risks.

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“…. in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

— Benjamin Franklinheaven

“Death is a topic that most people avoid talking about. First edition of this date-selection course had no coverage of burial. A few years later a table on when to do burial is added. Not until last year (2018) when there were two cases of a friend’s family had 2 inter-generational deaths within a month, had alarmed me about the importance of date-selection for burial. I had the burial data of only one of the two cases. What had happened was the first burial date had clashed a family member’s animal sign. That person had died of a sudden brain hemorrhage in a few weeks. 

Burial and funeral date-selection are a huge topic within date-selection which would take a few months to learn. In this chapter, the goal is not finding the best dates and location for burial because this requires extensive Bazi and Feng Shui knowledge. The simple goal is to AVOID using the most negative days for burial. It is more for the safety of the surviving relatives of the deceased than enhancing prosperity. No negative event happened to your client is as good as not losing money (and lives) for him/ her.” 

The above paragraphs are the introduction of a new chapter on funeral added in my “Practical Date-selection Methods” course.  No one can escape choosing a date for funeral eventually.  My goal is to prevent deaths due to inauspicious date-selection of funeral dates.  I know not everyone can afford my course or hire a Feng Shui master to do the selection for them.  Hence I put the summary of this chapter on funeral date-selection here:

For the deceased:

  • Do not choose a funeral/ burial day that clash the animal sign of the deceased
  • Do not choose a funeral/ burial day that clash the day-pillar of the deceased
  • Do not bury the deceased in the sitting mountain of the deceased animal sign

For the living close relatives of the deceased 

  • Do not use a funeral/ burial day that clash the animal sign of any close relative
  • Do not use the Month Breaker day月破日
  • Do not use the Double Deaths day重喪日
  • Do not use the Triple Deaths day三 喪日

If you are interested in the 2019 Edition of “Practical Date-selection Methods“, here is the link for the latest details:

http://isfengshui.blogspot.com/2015/11/practical-date-selection-methods.html

New chapters added for 2019 edition are:

  1. “Marriage: Proposal, engagement, wedding and bed setting”
  2. “144 animal signs combinations: Marriage date-selection based on couples’ animal signs”
  3. “Departure: Funeral and burial”
  4. “Quality control: Critical final inspection of the date selected”

Course fee is US$849, mention where you see this blog post get you $50 off from the $849 listed price (expires in 4/30/2019).

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In China’s Yuan Dynasty (1271- 1368), two scholars with identical birthday/ hour had passed the Imperial Examination at the same time.  They were assigned to be city officials in the same day.  One was sent to Ezhou (鄂州) and the other to Huangzhou (黄州) City.

Within a short period of time, the Huangzhou official had passed.  The Ezhou official, his classmate, thinking that he was about to die, was very scared and had arranged his funeral in advanced.

The Ezchou official was still alive and well after seven days.  So he had visited the new tomb of his classmate in Huangzhou.

I was born in the same date and hour as yours.  Our birth places were the same.  Yet you had passed before me.  Even if I die now, I still die later than you by a few days.  Why?  If there are spirits and deities, please explain to me in my dream.”  Prayed the Ezchou official in front of the tomb.

The spirit of the deceased official had shown up the same day in the dream of Ezchou official.  He said,

You are frugal with all your activities and living expenses and will expect a longer life than me.  I had over-spent and enjoyed myself too much.  I have used up my allocated blessing and wealth prematurely, resulting in a shorter life.”lu_wealth

Chinese believes that everyone is born with a predestined amount of blessing and wealth called “lu” (祿).  When this predestined amount is consumed by the person, he will die regardless of his current age.  The term for this condition is “One dies when his blessing and wealth are exhausted” (祿盡人亡).

Hence, according to traditional Chinese, conspicuous consumption and extravagance are your speeding ticket to heaven or death.

This belief is in sharp contrast with some modern Chinese young people.  Some are called “Moonlight Tribe” (月光族).   It is not that they try to make more money by moonlighting.  “Moon” also means “month” and “light” also means “empty” in Chinese.  “Moonlight Tribe” refers to people who spend all their monthly income every month (hence empty pockets).  They probably have not yet exhausted their “predestined blessing and wealth” or simply making too little.

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funeralsIt is not unusual to read from the news that some families have serial or multiple deaths within a short period of time– whether due to natural or tragic causes or both.

Besides explanations of bad luck, destiny or misfortune, one possible reason is something goes wrong with the funeral date.

In Chinese date-selection, there are days deemed “double-deaths” (重丧日) days.  If a deceased family member was buried in one of this “double-deaths” days, at least one more death will likely happen within a year.

The follow days are the “double-deaths” dates.  They are in terms of lunar month and days in binomials.  Check the appendix below shows how you can check if a funeral date is a double-deaths day.

Avoid a “double-deaths” day for funeral like plaque.

The following lists the double-deaths days in terms of the 12 lunar months:

Yin (tiger) month 寅月
Days:  geng-zi 庚子日, geng-yin 庚寅日, geng-chen 庚辰日
Days:  geng-wu 庚午日,  geng-shen 庚申日, geng-xu 庚戌日

Mao (rabbit) month 卯月
Days:  xin-chou 辛丑日, xin-mao 辛卯日, xin-si 辛巳日
Days:  xin-wei 辛未日, xin-you 辛酉日, xin-hai 辛亥日

Chen (dragon) month 辰月
Days:  wu-zi 戊子日, wu-yin 戊寅日, wu-chen 戊辰日
Days:  wu-wu 戊午日, wu-shen 戊申日, wu-xu 戊戌日

Si (snake) month 巳月
Days:  bing-zi 丙子日, bing-yin 丙寅日, bing-chen 丙辰日
Days:  bing-wu 丙午日, bing-shen 丙申日, bing-xu 丙戌日

Wu (horse) month 午月
Days:  ding-chou 丁丑日, ding-mao 丁卯日, ding-si 丁巳日
Days:  ding-wei 丁未日,  ding-you 丁酉日, ding-hai 丁亥日

Wei (ram) month 未月
Days:  ji-chou 己丑日, ji-mao 已卯日, ji-si 己巳日
Days:  ji-wei 己未日, ji-you 己酉日, ji-hai 己亥日

Shen (monkey) month 申月
Days:  jia-zi 甲子日, jia-yin 甲寅日, jia-chen 甲辰日
Days:  jia-wu 甲午日, jia-shen 甲申日, jia-xu 甲戌日

You (rooster) month 酉月
Days:  yi-chou 乙丑日, yi-mao 乙卯日, yi-ji 乙巳日
Days:  yi-wei 乙未日, yi-you 乙酉日, yi-hai 乙亥日

Xu (dog) month 戌月
Days:  wu-zi 戊子日, wu-yin 戊寅日, wu-chen 戊辰日
Days:  wu-wu 戊午日, wu-shen 戊申日, wu-xu 戊戌日

Hai (pig) month 亥月
Days:  ren-zi 壬子日, ren-yin 壬寅日, ren-chen 壬辰日
Days:  ren-wu 壬午日, ren-shen 壬申日, ren-xu 壬戌日

Zi (rat) month 子月
Days:  gui-chou 癸丑日,  gui-mao 癸卯日, gui-si 癸巳日
Days:  gui-wei 癸未日, gui-you 癸酉日, gui-hai 癸亥日

Chou (ox) month 丑月
Days:  ji-chou 己丑日, ji-mao 己卯日, ji-si 己巳日
Days:  ji-wei 己未日, ji-you 己酉日, ji-hai 己亥日

 If you have avoided a double-deaths day because of this blog article, please make a donation to your local charity or do an act of kindness to anyone you like.  This will cancel out any karma debt incurred between you and me or the universe.

APPENDIX:  How to check if your funeral date is a double-deaths day

  1. Log into http://bazi-calculator.com/
    Type in the possible funeral date; hour optional.
  2. For gender, choose “M” (male)
    Click “Calculate” button
  3. Ignore the table on the right, just look at the left “Birth Chart“.
  4. Counting from RIGHT to left, Check the lower box of  the second column.  This is the month box.  For example,  August 20, 2016 (see photo here), month is “Shen” or monkey.
  5. Check the third “Day” column of the table in the left side– example here shows a “jia-xu” day.
  6. This column shows if your possible funeral day is one of the 6 double-deaths days shown in your target month here.  By checking “Shen month” above, we found Jia-xu day is one of the 6 double-death days.

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millionThe movie “A million ways to die in the west” was shown in 2014.  But Chinese metaphysics likes to keep things simple (albeit sometimes) and reduces the million ways to 5 ways.  That is, it groups different ways of death and injuries in terms of 5-elements– wood, fire, earth, metal and water.

Below is taken from the reference manual of my upcoming course, “Applied Bazi:  Sickness Forecasting and Management“.  It also shows the likely cause of the death, injury and potential illness in terms of certain excessive element in one’s Bazi chart– all in a few sentences!  This is typical of all my course manuals for rapid transfer of knowledge to the students.

deathEXTERNAL INJURIES AND DEATHS IN TERMS OF 5-ELEMENTS

Hurt by wood element  (excess wood in 4P)

— hanging (suicide), beaten by stick, stricken by thunder, crushed by falling tree and injury due to “being sandwiched” in-between two objects

Hurt by fire element  (excess fire in 4P)

— fire disaster, burnt (touching a hot object), burned by fire, eye sickness, heart and blood problems and vomiting blood

injuryHurt by earth element  (excess earth in 4P)

— earthquake, falling rocks, caving-in, mining disaster, collapsing mountain/ building and falling down from mountain

Hurt by metal element  (excess metal in 4P)

— traffic accident, injury by metal objects (knife, sword, etc.) and surgery,

Hurt by water element  (excess water in 4P)

— drowning, boating accident, suicide by drowning, blood diseases and flooding

There are some methods to reduce the likelihood or severity of these hurtful events as shown in my “Destiny and Luck Management with Bazi” courses.

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Note: The following was written on July 2004

here was a young man died of a firework accident two days before his 18th birthday in a small town here. His 4P are as follows:

YEAR: BING-YIN (void)
MONTH: JIA-WU
DAY: GENG-XU
HOUR: XIN-SI (my estimation)

10 year luck started at 1987:
AGE 1-10 YI-WEI
AGE 11-20 BING-SHEN
CURRENT ANNUAL PILLAR: JIA-SHEN
CURRENT MONTH PILLAR: GENG-WU
DAY PILLAR WHEN KILLED: JIA-SHEN
(July 4th, 2004)

The accident happened in July 3 (Gui-wei day) around 10 pm and the victim died on July 4 (Jia-shen day), 2:10am.

Yesterday, this geng young man was helping his father prepare for today’s (July 4th) firework show. A mortar firework was ignited unexpectedly and caused fatal head injury to him.

This is a weak geng-metal day-master. The chart is not too complicated to decipher.
Could you explain the accident?

Note: The following blog was written on May 12, 2005


A local popular cop Sgt. Gerald Vick was shot and
killed while on duty in May 6. 2005. I’ve enclosed a
newspaper report of his life history at the end of
this msg.

He had saved at least 3 lives plus numerous good deeds
beyond his call of duty to help young delinquents and
prostitutes return to normal life.

My question is, why a good fellow with so many good
karma credits died at the young age of 41? Here is
his 4P:

year: gui-mao (water-wood)
month: geng-shen (metal-metal)
day: ding-you (fire- metal)
hour: xin-hai (metal-water)

current year luck: yi-you (wood-metal)
current 10 year luck: bing-chen (fire-earth)

10 Year lucks:
1968 ji-wei
1978 wu-wu
1988 ding-si
1998 bing-chen
2008 yi-mao
2018 jia-yin

This is a weak ding-fire DM with too much wealth
(metal) and being attacked by guan-sha (water).
Fortunately, pian-yin mao wood converts water into
energy source for ding fire (water produce wood, wood
produce fire) instead of extinguishing ding fire. So
wood is the favorable element or useful god for this
chart.

However, this is a weak favorable element. It has no
back up when being clashed.

Currently DM is in bing-shen 10 year luck. Bing-fire
was tied up with xin metal in hour pillar (can’t
transform to water). Chen earth combines with you
metal at day branch to form metal.

Annual luck is yi-you. Yi wood combines with month
stem geng metal to form metal (so more wealth to drain
ding fire). Annual you metal clashes away mao wood,
the only favorable element of the whole chart. Then
suddenly, all the water rushes to attack DM instead of
producing wood. THIS IS THE KEY TO HIS DEATH.

Let’s see the 4P of the day when he died:

year: yi-you (wood-metal)
month: xin-si (metal-fire)
day: geng-yin (metal-wood)
hour: ding-chou (fire-earth)

This is a very strong metal day. Metal is the
unfavorable element of the DM. If you look at the
branches of DM’s 4P chart, this chart and 10 year
luck, you will see all the 4 branches are either
clashed or combined away. When all 4 branches of a
chart are shaken, death is normally the case.

If Sgt. Vick had made it through this 10 year luck,
the next 20 years are all wood lucks– his favorable
element. Life is not fair.

There are also Feng Shui aspects in this case, but
this msg will get too long. I save it for my classes.

The following report is from www.startribune.com,
about the heroic life of Sgt. Vick.

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A life cut short was rich in humor, heroics and quiet
service to others
Curt Brown, Star Tribune
May 12, 2005 VICK0512.PROFILE

Lillie Weldon, for one, is glad Sgt. Gerald Vick left
his job as a prison guard 15 years ago to become a St.
Paul police officer. He simply made more of a
difference on the front lines of law enforcement than
at the other end, Weldon said.

Weldon, 73, was among more than a thousand mourners
who turned out for Vick’s funeral Wednesday. While
others remembered his sense of humor, childhood antics
and police heroics, she recalled how Vick turned
around her grandson.

Weldon lives behind the now-defunct Badger Lounge, a
notorious joint on University Avenue. While working a
robbery case a few years ago, Vick persuaded Joseph
Weldon to leave the world of juvenile delinquency
behind.

“Sgt. Vick called him up and kept talking to him,
telling him he could do better and didn’t have to be
living like this,” Weldon said. “My grandson is now at
Fisk University in Tennessee, thanks to Sergeant Vick,
who was such a nice, respectful man.”

Gerald Vick a North St. Paul native, never
second-guessed his career change from guard at the
maximum-security Oak Park Heights prison to police
officer.

“I think he was driven to be a cop, like a calling,”
said Sgt. Joe Flaherty, who was Vick’s training
officer when he was hired in 1989. “You could tell
right away that Jerry had incredible talent.

He had this sixth sense.”

Vick’s two years as a prison guard in the 1980s helped
shape the decorated police officer he would become.

“His unassuming personality served us well, and he
would often give our inmates the benefit of the
doubt,” Deputy State Corrections Commissioner Dennis
Benson said. “There’s no question that a little time
at the other end of the system really gives you
insights into becoming a better and more effective
police officer.”

His early years Vick grew up as the youngest of four
kids, making him a bit spoiled, family members say.
They recalled this week how he would often urge his
mother, Margaret, to give him some change to buy
treats at a local store.

When she resisted, he would lift her up until her head
hit the ceiling and spin her around until she coughed
up a buck.

“He was exuberant about life and all it had to offer,”
said the Rev. Mona Anderson, who eulogized Vick after
five days of listening to family stories.

Among the tales swapped this week were how Vick earned
his dimple wrestling with the family’s wiener dog and
how he once built a parachute out of garbage bags to
fly out off a barn loft. The Halloween he raided his
mother’s closet and took a tight-fitting dress, as
well as a couple of apples, has become family lore.

Vick’s babysitting career coincided with an
all-conference football career at North St. Paul High
School. He would stroll through the Maplewood Mall
carrying his baby niece, Crystal, hoping his tender
side would attract girls.

Vick married his wife, Connie, during his stint as a
prison guard.

When friends later teased her about her husband’s
undercover work arresting prostitutes, she would often
quip: “I didn’t marry a cop. I married a prison
guard.”

Despite his long hours, Vick was a regular at his
14-year-old son Clayton’s hockey games and 11-year-old
Amanda’s soccer and softball games in Afton.

Police heroics It didn’t take long for Vick to start
drawing praise after joining the St. Paul police
force. In 1990, he crawled through thick smoke and
found a 15-month-old girl unconscious, handing her out
of a window and going on to search for more victims.
He won a Medal of Valor for that.

In 1995, he and his partner, Matthew Toupal, beat the
paramedics to a call from a non-English-speaking woman
giving birth on the East Side. The baby’s umbilical
cord was wrapped its neck. Vick’s calm demeanor was
credited for saving a new life.

Vick confronted an armed robber in 1997 in a
stairwell. When the suspect raised a silver handgun
from his waistband, Vick shot and killed him. When he
was given another Medal of Valor for his actions, he
politely requested no ceremony or publicity about the
honor.

Three months later, Vick and Toupal persuaded a
delusional man to go to the hospital rather than jump
off the Kellogg Boulevard bridge.

Last year, Vick was credited with foiling a series of
more than 50 bar robberies. When the Frontier Bar was
hit on Front Street, he guessed the bandit would head
north. He was right, and the suspect — who was
carrying a .357 Magnum revolver — was apprehended
after a foot chase.

Fighting prostitution
For the past few years, Vick had led an uncover team
that tried to reduce prostitution on city streets as
well as consensual gay sex going in Crosby Park along
the Mississippi River.

Many of the women he had arrested were at the funeral,
recounting through tears how he had treated them with
respect, and how much he’ll be missed.

Not all the women were grateful, though, according to
Therese Skarda, deputy of the city attorney’s criminal
division. When one prostitute vowed that Vick would
never arrest her again, he returned to headquarters,
borrowed a bicycle, donned a wig and made the arrest.
Another time, Vick arrested a john who rode his bike
from Minneapolis to buy sex from an undercover decoy.
When Vick was placing the suspect in the squad car,
the handcuffed man asked Vick to lock up his bike for
him.

“Sure,” Vick said, laughing. “This is a first.”

Many times, Vick would convince the women mired in
prostitution that they deserved a better life and give
them some supportive words instead of a trip to jail.

“He called me last week and said: ‘You’re going to be
mad at me,'” Skarda said. “He decided not to book
someone because she’d be better off out of jail. I
always trusted his discretion. He never stopped
balancing the right and wrong.”

Staff writers Her鏮 M嫫quez Estrada and
Paul Gustafson contributed to this report.

Ken Lai
http://www.kenlaifengshui.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10429370@N05/

Note: The following blog was written on Sept. 5, 2006.

Australian legend Steve Irwin was killed on Monday
when he was stabbed in the chest by a stingray barb.

Here is his 4P chart, the hour is my “guesstimate” .

YEAR : Ren- yin (water tiger)
MONTH: Ren- yin (water tiger)
DAY : Xin- mao (metal rabbit)
HOUR: Ji-chou (earth ox)

10-year luck: Ding-wei (fire ram)
Annual luck: Bing-xu (fire dog)

A quick look of this chart, even without checking for
yong-shen or ji-shen (useful and annoying gods), can
see the guy is in trouble…

— Annual and 10-year luck brought in tons of fire
(hidden or “gong” yin-wu-xu fire 3-unity)
— 10YL Ding fire combines with the two Ren to form
wood, fueling the fire even further. It also removes
the water that was keeping fire from becoming too
strong.
— Annual Luck Bing fire tried to combine with DM Xin
metal. But the month branch is not water and so no
combination occurred. Instead Bing fire attacks Xin
DM.
— Annual luck branch Xu combines with day branch mao
to form FIRE— more fire
— Based on the freakiness of the accident, it looks
like the work of a 3-penalties (sudden,
unanticipated) . If my hour guess is correct, then
there is a chou-wei-xu 3-penalties for 2006.

The overall picture of this chart is Xin metal (Steve)
was burning from top to bottom.

The 4P chart when Steve was killed:

YEAR: Bing- xu (fire dog)
MONTH: Bing-shen (fire monkey)
DAY : Bing-shen (fire monkey)
HOUR: Gui-si (water snake)

This chart adds:
— 4 more fire elements plus a fire storage
— two bing-shen knocks out (fan-yin) the year and
month pillar of Steve’s chart
— shen-yin-si forms another 3-penaltie, making him
suspectible to unexpected disaster.

Maybe he could have escaped fate if he had delayed his
work by 2 hours (bypass si hour).

However, the next day (today) is ding-you, which
fan-yin his day pillar. It will not be pretty for him
either.

If you notice, he has just changed 10YL in 2006. In
4P, male charts tend to have more changes during the
first year of a new 10YL and for female, it is the
last year of 10YL that has more changes.

I’ve noticed that current year Bing-xu has created
many problems for people with 2+ tigers (yin wood) in
their charts. These are mostly serious health
problems like cancer.

It is because bing-xu can “gong” or from indirect
fire-3-unity combinations. With 2+ tigers in a chart,
it is not difficult to have 2+ fire-unity
combinations. Too much fire in a chart can induce
cancer easily.

Fire has the strange property of making all other
elements suffer: too much fire can evaporate water,
melts metal, drains wood and parches earth…

I’ve written a much longer msg with detailed
explanations. But somehow it got “lost” when I tried
to send it out. I guess it is heaven’s way to tell me
shutting up.

Please pray for Steve to go to other side, as people
with unexpected death normally have their souls stuck
on earth for ages, not knowing that they were already
dead.

Ken Lai
http://www.kenlaifengshui.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10429370@N05/