The Four Pillars method (also known as Bazi) is a divination technique that has been used in China for thousands of years. This ancient method uses the year, month, day… Read More →
This calculator gives an estimate of your pillars and is intended for entertainment purposes. Conscious insight is required to calculate your true pillars.
Chinese days are divided into 12 branches, each two hours long, starting at 11:00 pm. If you were born near a cusp you should take a few things into account. If you are in the far Eastern or Western regions of your timezone, your longitude may effect the time of your birth. Also, this calculator does not take into account Daylight Saving Time.
If you were born near midnight, there are major implications if that was the cusp of a lunar month (new moon) or year (January and February). For these edge cases, it is advisable to contact a professional astrologer who understands the intricacies of calculating the pillars for these birth dates and times.