Course Category: Chinese Astrology
- AS101OL - Stems and Branches - $115.00 for 2 months
This class teaches you what you need to know about the stems and branches and the Chinese calendar so that you have a foundation for studying the Chinese Astrology and other Chinese theory. This class is a prerequisite for Four Pillars 1, Day Selection, Zi Wei Dou Shu, and Case Study 13, and recommended for the Yi Jing class. If you intend to take these classes and have not studied the Stems and Branches before, you must take this class.
The online class requires a 10,000 year calendar. You may purchase one at our bookstore.
This class is a prerequisite for Four Pillars 1, Day Selection, Zi Wei Dou Shu, and Case Study 13, and recommended for the Yi Jing class. If you intend to take these classes and have not studied the Stems and Branches before, you must take this class.
- Learn the Fundamentals, including the 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches
- Understand how the Stems and Branches are used in both time and space
- Learn the Cycle of 60 and its applications
- Understand the various relationships between the stems and the branches.
- Find out what makes for favorable and unfavorable relationships.
- Gain a working knowledge of how to read a Chinese 10,000 year calendar
- Learn the 24 Solar Terms and how they are used
- Find out how the Monthly and the Daily Stem and Branches are charted.
- Use the Chinese time system to find the Stems and Branches within the day
- AS201A-OL – Beginning Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 1 - $90.00 for 2 months
(Requires AS101 Stems and Branches to be completed before purchasing this class) Zi Wei Dou Shu, also known as Zi Wei Astrology, is a widely used system of fate calculation in China, but is not well known in the West. It is surprisingly accurate in describing the personality of a subject's chart.
- Zi Wei (the Purple Emperor) is the leading star when making a chart.
- Dou Shu means calculation. Zi Wei Astrology has been growing in popularity in recent years. Few teach this subject, preferring to keep it mysterious. This is a serious course that involves a fair amount of calculation, but the rewards are great. With practice, you can gave an in-depth understanding of a person.
- AS201B-OL – Beginning Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 2 - $130.00 for 2 months
(Requires AS201A Beginning Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 1 to be completed before purchasing this class)
This class continues where last finished in AS201AOL - Beginning Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 1.
- You will learn to calculate the Fourteen Major Stars and understand their interpretation.
- By the end of this class, you will have a good understanding of the personality of the person and their overall circumstances.
- This class is fundamental to understanding the next class which will look at a more detailed picture of the person.
- AS211OL - Intermediate Zi Wei Dou Shu - $90.00 for 2 months
(Requires AS201B Beginning Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 2 to be completed before purchasing this class) The Intermediate Zi Wei Dou Shu Class teaches you how to calculate 75 more stars that sit in the lifetime chart and gives you a clear understanding of their interpretation. By the end of this class you will have a clear and detailed picture of the personality of the person from their chart and their overall life circumstances.
- AS301AOL - Advanced Zi Wei Dou Shu, Part 1 - $90.00 for 2 months
(Requires AS211 Intermediate Zi Wei Dou Shu to be completed before purchasing this class) This Advanced Zi Wei Dou Shui, Part 1 class examines the most important aspect of time.
- In this class you will be exploring the Large Cycle of time (or 10 year luck periods).
- You will also look at the Small Cycle of time which shows the luck for each year of a person's life.
- You will also look at the influence of the current year on that person, including examining the changing stars for each year.
- Lastly, you will be able to make monthly predictions.