Ba Zi: The Eight Characters of Influence • Paul Wang • Qi086
Our lives unfold in space-time. It’s the water in which we swim and so like fish, it is difficult to know the influence of the matrix within which we live our days and experiences our lives.
The Chinese ba zi, the eight characters, is a system based on the heavenly stems and branches that can help us to orient to the influences that shape us and can guide us in making sense of certain seasons of our lives.
While often used as a kind of 算命, suan ming, fortune telling system. The Ba Zi can help us or our patients to better understand the arising and falling away of particular influences that can affect our health and wellbeing.
Listen in to this conversation on how these eight characters of influence can help us to orient to the cycles of heaven and earth.
Head on over to the show notes page for more information about this episode and for links to the resources discussed in the interview.