Chinese Calendar

The traditional Chinese Calendar has several names: Farmer’s almanac (農曆 nónglì) Imperial calendar (皇历 huánglì) Xia Calendar (夏曆 xiàlì) 万年曆 wànniánlì (Ten thousand year calendar, comprises 100 years) An excerpt of the wannianli for one year is called tong shu

Tong Shu

Tong Shu, Chinese 通書 tōng shū: Chinese almanac for the respective year, an excerpt of the wannianli (万年曆 wànniánlì, ten thousand year calendar). It comprises astronomical, astrological, divinational and esoteric elements to evaluate the favorability of a day and its