The children domain or palace reveals the relationship with your children, your subordinates, and your students. It also represents the quality of your ideas (brainchild), projects, and creative efforts.
In this chapter, you will learn how each of the major star energies affects this important life palace.
Zi Wei: Finding the Zi Wei star in this palace suggests that you will have few children and that it will be more favorable for you to have them later in life. This star reveals active and intelligent offspring-more females than males, although boys may come along later on. Your children are strong and confident, but difficult to control because of their strong wills.
Tian Fu: This star in your children palace indicates that you will have many children. You will forge a good relationship with them and will have a strong influence on their lives. You enjoy a filial and stable bond with your offspring as well as with your employees, if you are a manager or business owner.
Wu Qu: You will have few offspring, and more than likely they will be with your second spouse. Wu Qu in this palace indicates strong, confident children (and senior employees, if in business). Your children will be very strong-willed, with minds of their own, and may be a challenge to educate.
Tian Xiang: It will be better for you to have a daughter as a firstborn. This "mirroring" star of duplication means that things will come in twos, revealing the possibility of twins or a premature birth. This star suggests that you will have obedient, truthful, and sensible children in whose lives you will be exceptionally involved.
Sha Qi: You will have few children, but they will have extremely strong characters and be difficult to control. Sha Qi is a risky energy to find in your children palace, as it can be a sign of miscarriages, birth defects, or genetic disorders. Sha Qi suggests that you will have aloof children who will hide what is going on inside of them. They will have many hard lessons to learn.
Po Jun: Po Jun placed in the children palace indicates active, rebellious children. The firstborn will be the most difficult to raise and may be in poor health as a child. He or she may be scarred, born prematurely, or endure some kind of unfortunate setback or blow. When placed in this palace, this "demolisher" star unfortunately reveals a difficult or blocked road to pregnancy (infertility, miscarriage, abortion). The children's relationships with each other may also be damaged.
Lian Zhen: Your offspring will have logical minds and enjoy taking things apart to find out how they work. They must be very cautious with fire and electricity. Children and employees will tend to be secretive, so it will be imperative to keep an open dialog with them. All in all, you will have a positive relationship with your offspring.
Tan Lang: Finding the "pleasure" star in this palace can reveal a child born out of wedlock. You will have two or three curious and capricious children who are charming and sociable. They must be cautious, however, as this tendency can turn into a fondness for partying, drinking, and gambling.
Tai Yang: This bright and shining influence is a powerful energy to find in your children palace. It reveals very active, helpful children and employees who will find themselves in the public eye and will enjoy a certain amount of recognition and fame. The sun indicates difficult pregnancies with possible miscarriage(s) or therapeutic abortions.
Ju Men: You will have talkative children with advanced verbal skills who are nevertheless difficult to communicate with. These are sassy, impish offspring who like to talk back and challenge your authority. There will be many disagreements between you. When other auspicious stars are present, your children will be linguistically gifted. However, if this star carries the obstruction catalyst or is joined by any of the dark stars, the opposite will be true. Speech impediments or structural abnormalities of the mouth (harelip, cleft palate) may occur.
Tian Ji: This is not a pleasant star to find in this palace. Your children are forward-thinking and smart, but may face dangers of various kinds. This star brings great risk to the children from machines and automobiles. Your offspring (and your best ideas) will come later in life, and there will be many challenges with them.
Tai Yin: This feminine yin energy reveals female offspring and very favorable relationships with your children and employees. Your daughters will be quiet and introverted, and will enjoy financial security.
Tian Tong: A very favorable relationship is in store for you and your children. At times, the lines separating you and them may be blurry, and you could have more of a friendship with them rather than an adversarial, parent-child relationship. Although your relationship with them will be good, their health may be fragile.
Tian Liang: This star reveals gentle and supportive children who are intelligent and studious and who will care for you in your old age. They will love the fine arts and may come along later in your marriage. Their maturity will surpass their age. Firstborns are frequently daughters with this placement.