Welcome back to the Feng Shui Master Class, in this lesson 14 we will learn how to draw out the Flying Star Charts for a particular year and month. Some people call the “Charts” as “Maps” (sometimes I do too), for consistency I will use the term “Charts” in this article.
As you may know, the Flying Stars change there positions every year and month. Flying Star Feng Shui studies the whereabouts of these stars and match with your house’s interior design to determine how good or bad the Feng Shui of your house is in a particular year or month. This is why drawing out the Flying Star Charts are critical to studying Feng Shui.
If you remember in the first lesson I have briefly introduced the different Feng Shui systems. I grouped the methods into two types, namely “Form Feng Shui” and “Calculation Feng Shui”. Flying Star Feng Shui is the major Calculation Feng Shui system being implemented on earth. As the word “Caluclation” implies, you need to do maths when using this Feng Shui system. Yes, even for drawing out the Yearly and Monthly Flying Star Charts you are required to calculate.
Flying Star Sequence
Before you know the calculation formula, you need to know the Flying Star Sequence (a.k.a. Flying Star Flight Sequence). It governs how the Flying Stars change locations. Below is the 2012 Flying Star Chart:
The whereabout of these Flying Stars is not random. There is a sequence (the Flying Star Sequence) in it. We begin from the center, which is 6 in this year. The next Flying Star, 7, is in the Northwest corner. Then 8 in the West and 9 in the Northeast. From 9 we come back to 1 which is in South. The following Stars 2, 3, 4 and 5 are in North, Southwest, East and Southeast. If you jot down the sequence you will get this:
Center -> Northwest -> West -> Northeast -> South -> North -> Southwest -> East -> Southeast
To represent it in graphical format:
Follow the rainbow sequence + Gray in the end, i.e. Red -> Orange -> Yellow -> Green -> Light Green -> Blue -> Purple -> Gray, you would see that the numbers are in descending sequence. This is the “Flying Star Sequence” that all Feng Shui practitioners must memorize. Please repeat it again and again until you really memorize it and would never forget.
This sequence is definite and won’t be changed. We only change the Flying Star at the starting point (the Center) and whether the Stars are allocated in ascending or descending order in different situations, but the sequence itself won’t change.
In fact, this Flying Star Sequence is not only used for drawing out the Yearly and Monthly Feng Shui Charts, it is also critical to finding out the Flying Star locations for all houses. You’ll learn this method in the coming lessons.
Yearly Flying Star Charts
After knowing the Flying Star Sequence, your next learning point is the Flying Star Charts. This is not difficult at all once you mastered the Flying Star Sequence. Here is how we do it: