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Chinese Mathematical Astrology : Reaching Out to the Stars - Ho Peng Yoke

Chinese Mathematical Astrology

Reaching Out to the Stars

Hardcover Published: 22nd May 2003
ISBN: 9780415297592
Number Of Pages: 201

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Though there are a number of well-written works on Chinese divination, there are none that deal with the three sophisticated devices that were employed by the Chinese Astronomical Bureau in the eleventh century and for hundreds of years thereafter. Chinese experts applied the methods associated with these devices to both weather forecasting and to the interpretation of human affairs.


Hidden by a veil of secrecy, these methods have always been relatively little known other than by their names. The first work in any language to explore these three methods, known as sanshi (three cosmic boards), this book sheds light on a topic which has been shrouded in mystery for centuries, having been kept secret for many years by the Chinese Astronomical Bureau.

Introduction
Fundamental Principles
The Taiyi System in the Three Cosmic Boards: Method of the Taiyi Deity
Qimen Dunjia: Strange Gates, Escaping Techniques
Liuren: The Art of the Six Yang Waters
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ISBN: 9780415297592
ISBN-10: 0415297591
Series: Needham Research Institute Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 201
Published: 22nd May 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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