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The Net of Knowledge Team

Introduction to Chinese Astrology

An introduction to the basic components of Bā Zì 八字 Chinese Astrology and Feng Shui.

with Sonia Tan

January 17, 2021 - 1:30pm PST, 4:30pm EST


Open the door and scratch the surface into the world of Chinese metaphysics, and the harmony of nature and humankind. Get your feet wet with these pivotal and essential basics of Chinese Astrology and Feng Shui, two important tools for living in the Sān Cái 三才 - Three Essences harmony. Refine and elevate your Five Phase and Yin / Yang knowledge. Set in motion your learning of the language of the Chinese metaphysical world!

This course is an introduction to the basic foundational components of Bā Zì 八字 (Eight Characters) Chinese Astrology, as well as the Five Phases - Wǔ Xíng 五行 basics utilized in both Chinese Astrology and Feng Shui. Learn and explore:
(1) The origins and characteristics of the Five Phases.
(2) The Chinese characters utilized to represent the original segments of time and phases: The 10 Heavenly Stems - Tiān Gān 天干 and the 12 Earthly Branches - Dì Zhī 地支.
(3) Refinement of your knowledge of Yin / Yang theory.

These basics will be practiced, and contextualized in the concept and integration of the Sān Cái 三才 - Three Essences - the unity and harmony of humankind and natural law. Explore these special foundational tools, its application to Astrology and life flow, destiny, and harmony, and learn basic management of these elements.

Take your first step on the journey of Chinese metaphysics, Astrology, Feng Shui, and seeing the world with a new language of integration and harmony!

Event details

  • Access through the Net of Knowledge platform in your own learning account.
  • Live event with the opportunity to ask the teacher questions.
  • Lifetime access to the recordings where you can take bookmarks and notes and review year after year.
Event hosted by:
  • Approved by: California (3.5) , Florida (3.5) , NCCAOM (3.5) , Standard Certificate (3.5)

  • Event Type: Live Streaming

  • Event Length: 3.5 hrs

  • Access Period: Lifetime Access to Recordings

What is Net of Knowledge?


Here's what you should expect to come away with from this event.

  • Contextualize Astrology within the theory of the Three Essences and Chinese Metaphysics field.
  • Outline the Five Phases and Yin-Yang theory, and its various relationships.
  • Identify the name, Chinese character, polarity, and five phases of the 10 Heavenly Stems (Tiān Gān 天干) and 12 Earthly Branches (Dì Zhī 地支).
  • Describe and differentiate the characteristics of the Tiān Gān 天干 and Dì Zhī 地支.
  • Translate and explain the basic components in a Chinese Astrology Birth (Natal) chart.


  • January 17, 2021 - 1:30pm PST, 4:30pm EST (3.5 hrs)

    Introduction to Bā Zì 八字 Chinese Astrology: The Sān Cái 三才 - Three Essences, Wǔ Xíng 五行 - Five Phases, and Wén Wáng Guà 文王卦 as well as the structure of a basic Bā Zì Birth Chart.

    Introductory basics of the Tiān Gān 天干 - Heavenly Stems.

    Introductory basics of the Dì Zhī 地支 - Earthly Branches.

    Introduction to the Harmony relationships.

    Relook and review of the structure and components of a basic Ba Zi Birth Chart and its possible applications e.g. with Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Feng Shui.

    Discussions and other sample charts. Questions and Answers.

    Summary and assignments.

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Meet Your Teacher

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Sonia Tan

Dr. Sonia F Tan, DAOM, RAc, RTCMP, licensed since 2006, is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (DAOM degree), a Registered Acupuncturist, and a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner. She is one of few certified Gold Level practitioners of the late Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan.

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