Our 2014 Tai Sui
Great General Zhang Ci is the Tai Sui or Grand Duke of Horse year 2014. He is the year God who gives trials to the afflicted Zodiac signs. Chinese believers & Feng Shui practitioners respect him highly, and are afraid to offend him because it would cause harm and bad luck to come to them.
The animal signs that are in conflict with Tai-Sui
Year 2014 is the year of the yang wood fire Horse year. People who are born in the following animal signs are in conflict with Tai-Sui – Horse, Rat, Ox and Rabbit. To avoid offending the Tai Sui, people do “An Tai Sui Ritual” (Pacifying Tai Sui Ritual) on every 1st and 15th day of Chinese Lunar Calendar. It is believed that improvement of health, luck, wealth, prosperity, family safety and helpful mentors supports will be granted.
History of Tai Sui
Tai Sui or Tai Shui, is a very important aspect of Chinese Astrology. It is mostly known as the Grand Duke of Jupiter. It is an intangible energy body of War-like nature, that should not be disturbed. The Tai Sui or sometimes called Year Authority, is a commanding post that has total control over that particular year.
The Chinese Lunar Year Cycle has 60 years and so there are 60 Tai Sui, with every year having a different Tai Sui. In Taoism Tai Sui also called “General of Time Gods”(Yin Jiao). Tai Sui sometime refers to the rotation of Jupiter. According to Taoism there are 60 Gods that have duty of observing and managing hour, day, month and year. These 60 Gods are also deities that governs every heavenly body in the sky. Tai Sui is rotated within the 60 Jia Zi (Jupiter) yearly and whose responsibility is to command the earth.
He is the most powerful Year Duty God of the Earthly deities. Tai Sui wields control over all other deities except the Jade Emperor, thus portraying great authority and power. He is a deity that no one dares to offend. Many people do not understand the implications that are entailed when a horoscope is deemed to be in conflict with Tai Sui. Fear and confusion are usually generated.
The position of Tai Sui corresponds to the year Earth branch (the animal sign of the year) of any given year. In the compass it occupies 15 degrees. The position of Tai Sui changes in the first day of the first month of the Chinese solar calendar, generally this day falls on 4th of February in the Gregorian Calendar, with minor exceptions, similar to the year 2012.
These are the exact degrees of Tai Sui in 2014:
January 21st, 2014 – February 18th, 2015 – S2 – 172.5 – 187.5 degrees
Tai Sui landing in the South 2 sector.