Li Ji

Li Ji, Chinese 禮記 lǐ jì,  “The Book of Rites, Customs and Practices”: possibly written in the 2nd century B. C. One of the five classics of Confucianism which mainly deals with the correct moral behavior and the etiquette as

Li Qi

Li qi, Chinese 理氣 lĭ qì, “qi natural science”:  besides the luan tou (巒頭 luán tóu) one of the main systems in classical feng shui. It deals with the evaluation and examination of qi (氣 qì) or the qi movement

Life Gua

The Life Gua or Ming Gua (Chinese: 命卦 mìng guà) is attributed to a person based on his year of birth. This number plays an important role for feng shui audits. This personal gua number is interacting with the energy

Luan Tou

Luan Tou, Chinese 巒頭 luán tóu, “mountain head”: the second main system in classical feng shui besides li qi (理氣 lĭ qì). It deals with the study of landforms, especially mountains, rivers, locations and so called dragon spots. In modern

Luck Pillar

Luck pillar, Chinese 大運 dà yùn, also called “big life cycle”, ia part of Ba Zi Sunaming.  It is a period of each ten years a person passes through during his life and interacts with his birth chart and wih


Luopan, Chinese 羅盤 luópán, also Lopan, literally “sample plate”: the Chinese compass; on the luopan the compass needle is surrounded by numerous rings on a rotatable plate (“heaven plate”) which can differ in their arrangement depending on the school. This


Luoshu, Chinese 洛書 luò shū, also Loshu, literally “Book of the river Luo”: This is a square composed of further nine squares. In this square the cardinal numbers are arranged in such a way that the total in every direction