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Feng Shui Nine Periods


Feng Shui Nine Periods, Three Cycles

Time is a crucial factor in the Flying Stars technique.

The Qi in nature rotates in Cycles (One Great Cycle = 180 years), Periods (one Period = 20 years; nine Periods combine into one Cycle), and lastly, years.

The previous change came in Period 8 (2004), with the next change expected by the arrival of Period 9 in 2024.


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The changes of Periods affect the general strength and favourability of each Flying Star.

Every new year empowers – or diminishes – specific Stars, simultaneously affecting the energy patterns existing within the property.

One great 180-year cycle comprises of three sixty-year cycles.

Each sixty-year cycle consists of the three twenty-year smaller cycles: Upper, Middle, and Lower.

The table shows that we are currently experiencing Period 8, which will last until 2024 when Period 9 begins.


ONE GREAT CYCLE (180 years)



Period 1 started in 1864; the related Trigram was Kan, Water.

Period 2 started in 1884; the related Trigram was Kun, Earth.

Period 3 started in 1904; the related Trigram was Zhen, Thunder.



Period 4 started in 1924; the related Trigram was Xun, Wind.

Period 5 started in 1944 (no Trigram).

Period 6 started in 1964; the related Trigram was Qian, Heaven.



Period 7 started in 1984; the related Trigram was Dui, Lake.

Period 8 started in 2004; the related Trigram is Gen, Mountain.

Period 9 starts in 2024; the related Trigram will be Li, Fire.


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