- Purple Star Astrology and 4 Pillars of Destiny are the most popular factions of Chinese astrology. Relatively speaking, 4 Pillars of Destiny be widely known by the people. For Westerners, it is that. Even for Chinese too. Chinese name each year with an animal, which is the animal sigh system. All of this are from 4 Pillars of Destiny.
- The 4 Pillars of Destiny is based on yin and yang, five elements. Purple Star Astrology is based on the relationship between these stars. It is closer to Western Astrology system. It is said that Purple Star Astrology even has some roots with Western astrology.
- 4 Pillars of Destiny use 8 Chinese characters to draw birth chart, so it also be named “eight words” in Chinese. Purple Star Astrology use 108 stars to draw birth chart. Westerners to understand it more easily.
- 4 Pillars of Destiny is based on the operating cycle of the sun, it is solar astrology. Purple Star Astrology is based on the operating cycle of the moon, it is lunar astrology.
- 4 Pillars of Destiny can more accurate show a particular year of luck, Purple Star Astrology can more accurate show a person’s personality, talents.
A good astrologer should combine both analysis.
The following is a birth chart of Purple Star Astrology in English.
The following is a complete birth chart. Middle region is birth chart of 4 Pillars of Destiny. Outside region is birth chart of 12 Palace of Purple Star Astrology.