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2022 - Year of Ren Yin Water Tiger 壬寅

(1) How many "New Year's Day" are there in a year?  There are 3 "New Year's Days": (i) 1st of January, 2022 (International Gregorian Calendar) (ii) 1st of February, 2022 - Lunar New Year (based on the orbit of moon around earth), and  (iii) 4th of February, 2022 - Li Chun day or Spring Begins solar term, beginning of the solar calendar of the Chinese luni-solar calendar (based on the orbit of earth around the sun). (Note) Although I use the word "orbit", the ancient Chinese mapped the path of the moon in its waxing and waning phases across the night sky, and likewise used the Gnomon stick's sun shadow to track the path of the sun across the sky.  For all of the three first-days of the year, you can construct a Ba Zi chart for the beginning hour of the day and analyse them for the 5 elements interaction. It means that there will be 3 different Ba Zi charts with different meanings and interpretations according to different masters. Confusing isn&

Talking Lunar New Year 2022 on CNBC Asia - Year of Ren Yin Yang Water Tiger