Qi-Men-Dun-Jia


Originally I had planned to use 3 months to upgrade Imperial QMDJ 3G version to 4G.

It takes almost 3 years and 1.5 million keystrokes later— here is Imperial QMDJ 4G.

It takes so long because of my old habit in graduate school– before I start anything I will review all the available literature in that field.  I have checked all possible QMDJ materials under the sun for this upgrade, so that you don’t need to waste time doing it.

It turns out most of the “new” QMDJ materials shown up in the last few years, especially from a certain country, are mostly junk or works of fiction.  I have wasted lots of time on them and ended up sticking with classic QMDJ materials and actual field testing.

This Imperial QMDJ 4G edition is 3 times bigger than the original 5-days QMDJ live seminar manuals taught in 2005.  I have created different versions to make this course more affordable for people who do not need all the bells and whistles.  There are 3 flavors of Imperial QMDJ:

  • Practical Imperial QMDJ 4G with 12 hours of video  (US$999)
  • Advanced Practical Imperial QMDJ 4G with 16 hours of video  (US$1299)
  • Professional Imperial QMDJ 4G with 21 hours of video  (US$1499)
  • Please check  http://www.kenlaifengshui.com for special pricing that will expire on May 15, 2013.
Smart Visual QMDJ Chart

A major change in the 4G edition is in the 1080 QMDJ pans or charts section. I have designed the new bilingual “Smart Visual QMDJ Charts” that almost do the thinking for the user.  User gets the following critical info with a quick glance:

  • leaders of 9-stems, 9-stars and 8-gates
  • Fu-yin info of stems, stars and gates
  • Fan-yin info of stems, stars and gates
  • auspicious directions (the “red star”)
  • symbols to show if an element is auspicious (happy face) or inauspicious (bomb) or semi-auspicious (sad face)
  • color-coded and number-coded to show the element nature of each item in the chart

Smart Visual Charts make QMDJ chart interpretation a child’s play by giving a meaningful visual representation of the chart. It also reduces the instructional time needed to explain it.

With a little practice, one can get raw results on a QMDJ reading within 2 to 3 minutes including time needed to convert the hour to binomial (jia-zi) and locating the Smart Visual Chart in the Field Operation Manual.

Another major change is the addition of numerous examples– from 60+ to 130+ examples, depending on the version.

Numerous QMDJ “indicators” or “external signs” are added to the Advanced and Professional version.  It is probably the biggest collection of indicators in English though this is more for bragging rights than practical applications.

One valuable addition is the “Field Experience” section based on actual testing.  Quite a few lineage grade secrets are embedded in these field experience of actual QMDJ applications.  This section alone probably worth 50% or more of the purchasing price.

QMDJ birth chart reading is added to the Professional and Advanced version with a 120 years QMDJ 10K Calendar for checking QMDJ birth charts.

There are numerous new topics added in the 4G edition. The following comparisons (click to enlarge) will show you some details:

The interactive DVD menus of the Professional Imperial QMDJ 4G are shown below. The Advanced and Practical version are subsets of the Professional version.

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Thank you for reading this message.

Ken Lai

“Visual Form Feng Shui” with 13 hours HD video
“Advanced Visual Form Feng Shui” with 23 hours HD video
“Destiny/Luck Mgmt. w/ Bazi- Basic/ Advanced w/18 hr. HD video each
“Feng Shui Toolbox: Sha-qi, Health/Wealth & Career” w/ 7 hr. HD video
“Period 7/8 Feng Shui Toolkit w/ Advanced Flying Star techniques” w/ 6 hr. HD video
“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG) w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia 4G” w/ 12 hr. video
“Advanced Practical Imperial QMDJ 4G” w/ 16 hr. video
“Professional Imperial QMDJ 4G” w/ 21 hr. video
“EZ QMDJ series: Astrology, Date/Task Selection, Annual Luck/Feng Shui”w/ 3 hr. HD
“EZ QMDJ Advanced Feng Shui” with 4 hr. HD video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui/Blessing” w/ 24 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video

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I found that the Chinese 5-elements theory is a pretty good predictor of winners for the World Cup semi-finals based on the actual team jersey color during the match.

Chinese 5-elements theory states that the world is made up by the interactions between 5 type of energies;  metal, water, wood, fire and earth.  The relationship between these 5 types of elements are as follow:

  • Metal is represented by white color. It is controlled by fire (red), drained by water (blue or black) and nurtured by earth (yellow or brown).
  • Wood is represented by green color.  It is controlled by metal (white), drain by fire (red) and nurtured by water (blue or black).
  • Water is represented by blue or black color. It is controlled by earth (yellow or brown), drain by wood (green) and nurtured by metal (white).
  • Earth is represented by yellow or brown color. It is controlled by wood (green), drain by metal (white) and nurtured by fire (fire).
 Here are the rules for picking the winning team:
  • If that team’s jersey color controls the opponent’s jersey color (example, red will lose to blue) or
  • If that team’s jersey color drains the opponent’s jersey color (white will lose to blue)

How does it work?
Jersey color stands for part of the energy field surrounding the players.  By controlling or draining the energy field of your opponent using appropriate colored jersey, you can enhance the energy level of your own team and weakening the energy level of your opponent.  There are other Chinese metaphysical methods like Qi-Men-Dun-Jia that can increase the odds of  winning by 10- 15% through the use of directional energies.

Plugging this 5-elements theory to June 26 and 27 semi-finals, we have the follow results:

1.  URU vs KOR (blue vs white)
– blue is water and white is metal.  Water drains metal.  The theory predicts URU will win.
2.  USA vs GHA (white vs red)
– white is metal and red is fire.  Fire burns or control metal.  The theory predicts GHA will win.
3. GER vs ENG (white vs red)
– white is metal and red is fire. Fire burns or control metal. The theory predicts ENG will win.  Incorrect for this one.  But June 27th is a strong metal day according to Chinese calendar.
4. ARG vs MEX (blue/white vs green)
– blue is water and white is metal and green is wood. Metal controls or chops wood. The theory predicts ARG will win.  Besides June 27th is a strong metal day according to Chinese calendar.

Chinese 5-elements theory’s predictions are almost 75% accurate for the first two days of the World Cup semi-finals.  How about the next two days?

Assuming the teams will wear their standard team colored jerseys, here are the possible results:

1.  NED vs SVK (red vs blue)
– red is fire and blue is water.  Water extinguishes fire.  So SVK is likely to win.
2.  BRA vs CHI (yellow vs red)
– yellow is earth and red is fire.  Earth drains fire.  So BRA is likely to win.
3.  PAR vs JPN (red/white vs blue)
– red is fire and white is metal; blue is water.  Water drains metal and water extinguishes fire.  So JPN is likely to win.
4.  ESP vs POR (red vs red)
– it is unlikely that both teams wear red.  The team that wears white is likely to lose because red is fire and white is metal.  Fire burns metal.

May the best team win (Coaches:  Make sure you pick the winning color for your team jersey)!

Ken Lai

“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG) w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 12 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” v.2 w/ 24 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video
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I am saddened by the tragic Polish plane crash and have been looking for any metaphysical explanations in the last few days.  I have found some critical info from today’s AP news:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100413/ap_on_re_eu/eu_poland_plane_crash

Here are the critical data:
Crash date and time: April 10, 10:56  (9:56 when adjusted for summer time)
Age of pilots:   Capt. Arkadiusz Protasiuk, 36, and the co-pilot as Maj. Robert Grzywna, 36. Also in the cockpit were Ensign Andrzej Michalak, 36, and Lt. Artur Zietek, 31.
Age of President Kaczynski : 60
Number of attempts to land:  5 (crashed on the 5th attempt)

Destination city’s relative direction to Warsaw: Northeast

A quick glance would show Grand Duke probably is involved in this tragedy.  Grand Duke is the “Ruler” of the year according to Chinese metaphysics.  If your age is a multiple of 12, you are “violating” Grand Duke for the year.  Three out of the 4 people (including the pilots) in the cockpit were 36 years old or “violating Grand Duke“.  President kaczynski was 60 and hence also “violating Grand Duke”.  Besides, the plane is flying towards northeast or against the Grand Duke direction of the Tiger year.

If we factor in the traveling time and 5 attemps to land, it was very likely the plane took off  before 9am. The 4-Pillars chart at take-off time was:

YEAR:  GENG-YIN  (metal-wood)

MONTH: GENG-CHEN (metal-earth)
DAY: GENG-YIN (metal-wood)
HOUR: GENG-CHEN (metal-earth)

Besides day and year pillar fu-yin (identical), of this chart shows “battling of metal and wood“.  Metal seemed to have an upperhand in Chen hour.  But when the clock switched to Si hour (9:00- 11:00), the chart looked like this:

YEAR: GENG-YIN (metal-wood)
MONTH: GENG-CHEN (metal-earth)
DAY: GENG-YIN (metal-wood)
HOUR: XIN-SI (metal-FIRE)

Yin is jia-wood or tree.  Si is fire.  Geng is metal or plane.  The plane hit some trees, crashed and burned.  This chart also has a hidden Yin-Si-Shen 3-penalities.  Geng is the main component of Shen-metal.  Yi-Si-Shen 3-Penalties usually involves traffic accidents or injuries/ deaths by metal.

In terms of Qi-Men-Dun-Jia, the northeast direction for April 10, Geng-Chen hour chart has the following components:

Heaven/earth plates: Xin and Wu (fan-yin or fighting here)
8-Gate:  Jing-men (Surprise Gate, metal in nature)
8-Gods:  She (snake, fire in nature)
9-Stars:  Rui/ Qin (earth in nature, fan-yin or fighting here)
Both the time and directions are non-auspicious with an imagery of fire burning metal. 

Since the flight took longer than 2 hours, I have check the QMDJ day chart.  The results are more stunning.

The day chart is full of problems:
1.  9-Stars fu-yin  (energies not moving)
2.  8-Gates fan-yin (energies fighting each other)
3.  9-Stems fu-yin (energies not moving)  
 
The plane flew towards northeast direction.  Northeast palace has the worst combinations in the whole chart.  It has Si or Death Gate with Geng-metal fu-yin.  The only positive energy left there is the Lead-God Fu which is not powerful enough to neutralize the negative energies.
 
In terms of QMDJ, the “inauspicious” direction can be changed by flying to Ukraine and stopping-over for 2 or more hours.  This will convert the flight direction from northeast to the south, which is more “manageable” or less inauspicious. 
 
Finally, I would like to express my condolence to my Polish friends and students.
 
 
Ken Lai

“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG) w/ 13 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 10 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” v.2 w/ 24 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video
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Dear Friends,

Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world has suffered a devastating earthquake that killed thousands and left millions of its citizens homeless.

We would like to do our small part in helping these earthquake victims by offering 3 of our correspondence courses for sale.

ALL course fees (minus shipping) will be donated to Haiti earthquake victims via International Red Cross in your honor. Donation acknowledgment in email and/or paper form will be sent directly to you by Red Cross.

Tax deduction (if needed) can be arranged. No production cost will be deducted.

Metaphysics learning grounded with good intention will give positive results.  This is a rare opportunity to help the victims of Haiti earthquake and learn something that will improve your own life.  It is a win-win-win situation for you, us and the quake victims.

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In Qi-Men-Dun-Jia, there are many “indicators” or imageries seen in the field for almost every aspect of 9-stars, 9-stems, 8-gods and the like. These indicators are material objects, animals, scenes, colors, different walks of life and etc. Many teachers do not place too much attention for these indicators, largely because many of these indicators or imageries are no longer found in modern life and environment.

These indicators are supposedly showing that your QMDJ application is working or in the process of working. Here I choose the two of the Ba-Men (gates) for you to get a feel of it. I have tried my best to “modernize” these indicators to fit current situations. For examples:

XIU-MEN (Living Gate, very auspicious)
When you go through xiu-men, you will see a noble person (high status) at 30 li (about 21 miles) OR see snake, rat or water creatures at 50 li (about 35 miles)

SI-MEN (Death Gate, very inauspicious)
When you go through si-men, you will see a funeral or dead people OR see crying, mourning, patient or prisoner at 20 li (about 14 miles)

For QMDJ, these indicators are “signs” for the particular QMDJ application– i.e. the user will look for these signs if the anticipated results are coming.

On the other hand, Plum Flower Divination (PF) also uses field imageries extensively. Unlike QMDJ, the imageries or signs are not prescribed. The implied meaning of an imagery can override the hexagram predictions generated by Plum Flower Divination. For example, if your client asks about the sickness of his father and you see or hear a funeral hearse passing by (even if you see the hearse on TV at that instant), a PF prediction, regardless of the hexagram generated, will be death for the patient.

For PF, field imageries that are positive will be positive for the prediction most of the time, the opposite is true for negative imageries. “Omen” can dictate the results of PF. So make sure you do not take a negative thinker along to your PF divination session!

For QMDJ, there is almost no value-judgment on the imageries other than as indicators that the QMDJ process is working or not.

Depending on your school and teacher– some insist on the signs must show up or your QMDJ applications will not work. Others do not attach much importance to it.

While QMDJ can also do divination, but it is not easy to master because there are too many formula and techniques to remember. Most people can pick up PF pretty quick and do good divinations in much shorter time and cost less money.

I have shown QMDJ can also do birth chart reading like 4P in my “Imperial QMDJ” seminar and video. But I think 4P does a better job in that aspect.

QMDJ is better and more flexible in date-selection– “everyday is a good day as long as you choose the right direction.” QMDJ date-selection is much easier to learn than traditional date-selection methods. People with knowledge of stem and branches can learn it within an hour with my “Practical Imperial QMDJ” video correspondence course.

Ken Lai

“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG)w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 10 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” v.2 w/ 24 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video
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Kings and Queens of the “Free World” said knowledge should be free. Here is my 64 pages “Imperial QMDJ Prep-Guide”. It contains:

–Basic Qi-Men-Dun-Jia terms
–Stems and Branches—building blocks of Chinese metaphysics
–Essential Chinese for Qi-Men-Dun-Jia

To get your free copy of this PDF file, simply email to kenlai88@yahoo.com before July 31, 2009. No request will be honored after the deadline.  NO junk mail will be sent to you after the PDF file.  I am too lazy or busy to do that.

I had given out this Prep-Guide for a limited time in 2005 when I first taught Imperial QMDJ. If you have already gotten that copy, you do not need this one.

Ken Lai

“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG) w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 10 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” v.2 w/ 24 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video

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I am running around China and Hong Kong in the last few weeks. In Hong Kong, I see over 20 “2009 Year of Ox” fortune-telling books. Most are simply based on the 12 Chinese zodiac animals to “predict” the 2009 luck of people, though some use Immortal Wong Tai Sin, QMDJ and Plum-Flower.

Publishers of these 2009 fortune-telling books always try to be the first ones in the market to grab the market share. Those who had published before the sub-prime mortgage crisis are likely to predict “business as usual” like the global economy will be great. The ones that are published after the financial crisis is exposed are likely to predict the economy will not be “optimistic” or “challenging“.

It is interesting to see most writers of these fortune-telling books will “review” and brag about their 2008 predictions. They simply ignore what they had missed and just focused on the “hits“. Everyone makes tons of predictions and some will “hit” the target for sure. Very often, predictions are phrased in vague terms like “not optimistic” or “challenging”, it can always be treated as a “hit” no matter what has happened.

Today is your lucky day, you can publish your own “2010 Fortune Book” with the following tips about how the predictions are made:
1. based on stars of annual or Purple White chart
2. making interpretations based on the jia-zi (binomial) of the year. For example, 2009 is ji-chou or earth-ox year. One can tell a long story based on this jia-zi.
3. based on the animal nature of the year (e.g. 2008 is year of rat, some writers will make a big fuss out of the rat’s nature)
4. based on shen-sha like Grand Duke, San-sha (3-killings) and the like
5. based on the writer’s own divination using Plum Flower, Yi-Jing and the like
6. based on astrological stars
7. based on QMDJ charts
8. simply based on the gut-feeling of the writer!

You may use a combinations or all of the above to write your 2010 Fortune book. Send me 10% royalty if you can! All proceed will go to charity.

Ken Lai
“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG)w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 10 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” w/ 12 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video

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I can see your eyeballs rolling with $-signs— expands your 4P service to cat clients!

The story begins last year when I wrote in my blog about my 8-year old niece Sammy adopted a female kitten Mimi. Mimi shows close attachment to my brother Jimmy but not his wife Jane. I have joked about this cat may be the reincarnation of his former love from his previous life.

Not to be outdone, Jimmy’s wife adopted a male kitten Goldie. It by chance also shows close attachment to her but not my brother! Another former love reincarnation??

“In Daoist (Taoist) and Buddhist literature, stories of some deceased reincarnate into animals to get close to their current or previous life love ones are pretty common. This also explains some incredible animal stories of saving their masters or animals with unusually high IQ.”

Now the story continues…

I stayed at their home when I was in Hong Kong and met the cats. The family has spoiled the cats– they let them roam on dinner table, computer desk or anywhere!

The first thing that Jane and Jimmy do when they returned from work is hugging their own cat and not their only kid. But the kid is happy to play with two cats.

One evening, while I was reading the current 4P luck of Jane, she suddenly asked me, “Can you do 4P reading for my cats?”

“What? 4P for cats? Darn, why not? Do you have their birthdays?” Actually in my mind, I thought she must be crazy and bet she does not have the cats’ birthday data.

It turned out the cats were home-bred by her pals, so she got the birthdays!

Hence the first two cat 4P readings in history happened unexpectedly.

Here is the 4P of female cat Mimi:
Y: ding-hai
M: ding-wei
D: gui-chou
H: unknown

It is likely a weak Gui-water daymaster. Interesting coincidence– Jane is also a weak gui-water DM!

Here is the 4P of male cat Goldie:

Y: ding-hai
M: ding-wei
D: ji-si
H: unknown

It is likely a strong Ji-earth daymaster. Another super-unexpected coincidence– Jimmy is a strong ji-earth DM with the SAME ji-si day-pillar!

I almost fell onto the ground when I compared the owners and cats’ daymasters.


A cat’s fortune depends on its owner’s luck cycle. So what I look for is just the karmic linkage to the cat owner, though other things like compatibility with owners and personalities can possibly be deduced. Of course, this will need more testing before launching it to the public.

Jimmy’s wife’s DM is gui and so is the female cat. Chance for that happens is 1/10 (since there are 10 stems).

Jane’s husband’s Day pillar is ji-si and so is the male cat. Probability for occurrence is 1/60 (since there are 60 jia-zi or binomials).

In actual 4P, Gui-water is the wife of Ji-earth DM.

The probability of fitting the husband and wife in a row with the cats is 10 x 60 or 1 in 600.

This 4P testing seems to support the theory of deceased love one’s reincarnation into pet to get another chance for meeting past or present love ones. Or to the least, the coincidence of this case is “beyond chance“.

Maybe we can start a new branch of 4P service– “pet karmic linkage testing”.

Ken Lai

“Practical Date-Selection Methods (incl. XKDG)w/ 12 hr. video
“Practical Imperial Qi-men-Dun-Jia” w/ 10 hr. video
“Daoist Talismans for Feng Shui & Blessing” w/ 12 hr video
“Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
“4-Pillars Forecasting Bootcamp” with 12 hr. video

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MENUS
This DVD is menu-driven. All the videos can be activated using only one menu. But you need to click the “up-arrow or down- arrow” to scroll the menu. In order to return to the menu, always exit the video player or PDF reader after you are done reading or viewing.

PRE-REQUISITES ON THE STUDENT:

- Knowledge of “stems and branches” (read the main manual)
- Know how to find the binomial of a date and specific hour (read the main manual or use the 4P Calculator program enclosed)
- Know how to distinguish the 4 cardinal directions (N, S, E, W) and the sub-cardinal directions (NW, SW, NE, SE) using a simple compass
If you have taken Feng Shui class or Bazi (4-Pillars) class before, then you should have no problem with these pre-requisites. If not, simply read the main manual a few times.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN…
1. You should go to the “SUPPORTING FILES AND PROGRAMS” menu page, click on “Chinese For QMDJ: learn how to read and write” entry and print out a copy of the file. It helps you greatly if you can at least recognize the 100 or so Chinese characters used in QMDJ. We also have provided you with an “instant translation ruler” to help you with this task. If you have Feng Shui or 4P background, you already knew the stems/ branches and 24 mountains characters. The most frequently used characters in Imperial QMDJ are less than 35.
2. You read the manual once quickly to get an idea of what QMDJ is about.
3. Watch the “Overview” video.
4. Before you watch any other video segment, always read the related chapter once first.

LEARNING SCHEDULES
This DVD contains over 9 hours of compressed video. It is equivalent to 9 DVDs or the equivalent of over 3 days of live class. It has more case materials than the 5-days live QMDJ class.

If you have purchased the “Advanced Case Studies” CD, then you have more case materials than a 5-days live class student!

With this DVD, you can learn QMDJ in a day because there will be no time-killers like interruptions, coffee breaks, lunch breaks or unrelated stupid questions or teacher’s jokes.

With the learning schedules below, everyone can learn at his/ her own pace. People who have Chinese metaphysics background do not need to “learn” what are stems/branches for the 10th time and can jump chapters whereas beginners can learn at his/her own pace without dragging down the advanced students!

You can take as many notes as you want or not take any. You don’t need to choose between taking notes or listening to the teacher. You can also play or replay a chapter until you understand it. You will not miss a thing!

If you have questions, you can send it to the private discussion group for this course.


SCHEDULE 1: INSTANT

This schedule is for the super impatient or people who just want to use QMDJ in the shortest possible time. You may take this route first and then try another schedule.
Prerequisites: knowledge of stems and branches, how to calculate the binomials of a date and hour.
* Overview (17:34 min.)
* What are included in this course (11:12 min.)
* Learn QMDJ in 5-minutes? (26:50 min.)
Recommended:
* How to read QMDJ charts (52:07 min.)

SCHEDULE 2: EXPRESS
This schedule is for people who just want to use QMDJ in the shortest possible time but with more background knowledge.
Prerequisites: knowledge of stems and branches, how to calculate the binomials of a date and hour.
* Overview (17:34 min.)
* What are included in this course (11:12 min.)
* Learn QMDJ in 5-minutes? (26:50 min.)
* Ch. 2: Basic & related concepts (20:42 min.)
* Ch. 6: Ba-Men (8-Gates) (15:31 min)
* Putting all dimensions together (32:51 min.)
* How to read QMDJ charts (52:07 min.)
* Restricted Manual: Ch.1 to 3 (30:54 min.)
* Restricted Manual: Ch.4 (17:55 min.)
* FAQ1 (39:18 min.)
* FAQ2 (39:00 min.)

SCHEDULE 3: STANDARD
This schedule is for people who want to learn QMDJ from the very beginning. Simply follow the order listed in the DVD menu for this schedule.
Prerequisites: knowledge of stems and branches, how to calculate the binomials of a date and hour (study main manual before watching video).

Ken Lai

“Practical Imperial QMDJ” with 9 hr. video
“4-Pillars Bootcamp” with 8 hr. video now available
“Daoist Talisman for FS and Blessing” w/ 13 hr video
“Practical Door FS for wealth” w/ 3 hr. video
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Note:  The following blog was written on Sept. 10, 2005

Last week I drove my 16-years old son to the
University of Minnesota to register for classes there.
The state pays for his tuition fee and even books
(except parking fee, which is almost US$400 per
month!) But I have saved US$15,000, so I cannot
complain.

U. of Minnesota is a huge university with 800,00
students. I had taught at the same university during
the late 70's and throughout 80's. So it stirred up
old memories when strolling around the campus with my
kid.

"Hey Ken! Are you trying to sell another FS course,
something like academic FS?"

Not a bad idea! Academic FS class should sell like
hotcakes in Asia. People there will sacrifice
anything to get their kids into good schools.

"Do you use any FS trick to get your kids doing well
in school?"

No, other than fixing 5-yellow and 2-black and some
common sha, I do nothing FS-wise to enhance academic
luck. I do not tutor them nor tell them to study.
They do it on their own. They all turn on the TV, log
into internet, doing IM and do homework at the same
time. I got two A+ kids and one B- kid. The one with
low grade is the smartest one.

"Ken, why don't you max out their grades using FS
techniques?"

There are some FS techniques that can raise the
academic performance of your kids somehow. Using
Qi-Men-Dun-Jia to boost exam-luck probably is the
easiest to do (and without beating up your kid).
Qi-Men-Dun-Jia works best when your kid is in-between
the borderline of passing or failing.

But I have not used any FS techniques on my own kids--
why monkey around with FS when things work out OK?
Let nature take its course as much as possible.

But I have tested some FS techniques on myself (yes,
sacrifice myself to humanity :.)). I now sit on a
specific palace of my house and it makes me write like
a machine. Because of the possibility of physical
sickness if not done right, I do not disclose the
method here.

However, I think 4P has more influence on academic
performance than FS, especially for people of lower
socio-economic status. Some kids are born like
reading, some don't want to touch a book. Parents
with the means can force their kids with tutors and
incentives to study. For poor kids, they are either
born to study on their own or will not study-- we are
talking about 4P or even heredity here.


Have a good day!



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



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