Qi Men Dun Jia, Chinese 奇門遁甲 qí mén dùn jiǎ, literally “the mystical doors and hidden shields” or “the mystical doors hiding Jia”. It is a complex Chinese divination method belonging to the Three Styles (三式 sān shì) besides Tai Yi Shen Shu (太乙神數 tài yĭ shén shù) and Da Liu Ren (大六壬 dà liù rén).
Qi Men Dun Jia involves all four energy realms of heaven, earth, man and universe an displays them in a Qi Men Dun Jia chart unifying time and space. There are charts of the year, month, day and hour usable for different purposes.
Example for a Qi Men chart
Application fields of Qi Men Dun Jia
|1. Forecasting tool to determine the chances and strategies of success for an endeavour
|Qi Men forecasting
|2. Strategic Exection to use a specific time frame for a specific purpose. This also includes the implementation of strategies from classics like The Art of War of Sun Zi.
|Strategic Execution/ date selection
|3. Qi Men Feng Shui to forecast the luck and the results of the habitants or to evaluate a house and its location from afar. If it is difficult to work on oneself, you can instead work on your living environment.
|Qi Men Feng Shui
|4. Oracle (Fei Gong Xiao Qi Men), popular especially in Taiwan. It serves to support everyday decisions.
|Qi Men Oracle
|5. Destiny Analysis for a person (I combine this normally with Ba Zi Suanming)
|Qi Men Destiny Analysis
|6. For the spiritual development by connecting to the subconscious, strenghtening one’s intuition and manifesting wishes (Fa Qi Men)
|Spiritual Qi Men
Nowadays, it is mainly used for strategic and spiritual purposes as well as for forecasting and date selection, whereas it can be very effective because of its multifacetedness.