Qi Men Dun Jia is a well respected forecast tool. It combines the help from 9 heavenly stars 天星, 8 deities 神, individual effort the 8 doors人 and time-interaction with 9 palaces 地. This metaphysics formula was originally applied in war strategy, so you will notice the terminology used are related to battle. There are 2 mainstream models to this formula one is using 飞 fei 盘 pan and the other 转 zhuan 盘 pan. Fei Pan focus on the “process” leading to what happen whereas zhuan pan emphaise on the result. Both are good formulas. Fei Pan comes in handy when the ruling star flies into the center and placing it on which palace invites controversy till today.
What is Qi 奇 Men 门 Dun 遁 Jia 甲
If we translate the Chinese hanyu pinyin to English literally. “Qi” means magic or a miracle. “Men” represents the 8 doors. “Dun” means hiding from it’s enemies to protect the emperor represented by “Jia” wood. So in any QMDJ chart you will not find “甲 jia”- the emperor.
Year 2020 QMDJ chart
It combines the power of 4 main factors. Assistance from heaven, deities, timing and using the chosen sector/direction to achieve your objectives.
Oversimplified utilisation of Eight Doors – Death door doesn’t mean Bad
Most feng shui enthusiasts would learned to use 3 positive Doors i.e. “Life 生”, “Open 开” “Relax 休” doors. This is risky without evaluating the stars found together with the door. Take year 2020 qi men dun jia year chart for example “open” door is in the East sector. Open door is chosen for activities related to travelling, attending important events, marriage, relocation, seeking crucial medical aid etc. Notice that besides “六合” representing cooperation it contain another star “天芮 tian rui” which is a “sickness” star.
In life there are two sides of the same coin. Let’s take “Death Door 死门” as an example which is associated with death, sickness, hardship, trouble matters, abusive relationships, bad luck etc. So the usual advise is not to use this sector actively such as bedroom. This is true in most situations. However there are certain occupations who can utilise the “positives” of “death door” energy. E.g. Doctor, repairman, trouble-shooter, marriage counsellor, surgeon, physiotherapist etc. The reason is because these jobs solve these problems on a daily basis. The negative energy associated with “death door” is routine to them.