Grand Duke Jupiter in Feng Shui
The theory of the influence of the Grand Duke Jupiter is also used in fengshui. In fact it is an important aspect of concern. It is associated to the orientation of a premise determined using the Chinese Fengshui Compass known as "Luo Pan" marked with the 24 mountains. The position of the Tai Sui changes every year. The location where the "Tai Sui" resides should best kept quiet & serene with no disturbance. Activities like renovation, ground breaking, earth digging, repairing & nailing on this area must be avoided till the following year. If the Tai Sui is disturbed, misfortune would befall on the residence such as injuries, financial losses, business failure or sudden illnesses. The extent of influence varies.
This 2007 the Year of Fire Pig, the "Tai Sui" is located at the Northwest. If the main entrance of a premise is located at this specific direction, opening and closing of door is also considered as disturbing the "Tai Sui".
How to pray to Grand Duke Jupiter "Tai Sui"?
There are basically two ways of praying to the "Tai Sui" : "Age Suppression" (Ya Tai Sui) and "Age Praying" (Pai Tai Sui). This is to be done at Temple.
"Age Suppression" (Ya Tai Sui)
The former refers to a situation where one prays to the Deity when he/she encounters bad luck. The traditional way to do this is to write down one's birth date and time on a piece of gold-coloured paper and place it under the idol of the "Tai Sui". A year later, this person must "return" the age that he has previously "suppressed". In some cases, 49 copper coins are used to suppress the paper with one's birth date and time. However, this method is not very safe and you will need someone who is familiar with the method to be around to give you guidance. the Temple attendant got to do it for you then you give him/her an ang pow for the help & good luck.
"Age Praying" (Pai Tai Sui)
The latter, termed "Age Praying", occurs when one is doing fine & experiencing good luck therefore pray to "Tai Sui" so they will not have any adverse effects due to clash, conflict or offend of "Tai Sui" in that particular year. In this case, the birth date and time are written down on a piece of gold-coloured paper which is then brought in front of the "Tai Sui" and burned after saying prayers. This is a safer and more practical method.
Praying to Grand Duke Jupiter "Tai Sui" at home
You can pray to "Tai Sui" at home also, it is necessary to prepare a set of offering (joss paper), incense, candles, fruits (use 5 apples & 5 oranges). When you're praying, tell Tai Sui your name, make your wish sincerely for improvement of health, luck, wealth, prosperity, family safety and helpful mentors supports. Remeber to offer thanks by doing another prayer session to "Tai Sui" at the end of the year.
For those who have encountered setbacks in their life, health, business or career, it is advisable to offer their prayers to the "Tai Sui" for peace and a smooth flow of luck.
According to Chinese Custom & Practice, It determines that the "returning of age" (Huang Tai Sui) will take place between the 1st and 15th day of the last lunar month. Those who performed "Tai Sui" : "Age Suppression" (Ya Tai Sui) & "Age Praying" (Pai Tai Sui), must remember to perform the "returning of age" (Huang Tai Sui) at whichever Temple yopu went to previously, this is very important.
anyone went da xiao ren before?
i think there is lesser ppl doing that now
If People who offend, clash or conflict with "Tai Sui" last time or this year never "Age Suppression" ( Ya Tai Sui ) or "Age Praying" (Pai Tai Sui), what should he or she do ???
If got bad forture happen how to help to save ??
Please advise ?