Category Archives: Trigrams

Daoist Magic Talisman

Daoist magic talisman to ward off the evil influences of the “Five Poisonous Animals”. The luoshu numbers are in dotted form, overlayed on a bagua pattern.

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Trigrams on a Square!

Let’s place the eight trigrams on a LuoShu square. First let’s associate the trigrams to a value according to their binary representation equivalent. We need nine numbers and zero was not much in use when the LuoShu was designed. So let’s … Continue reading

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Trigram Squares

The Luoshu layout follows the  traditional convention of chinese maps, where North is at the bottom and South at the top, so number one is drawn at the bottom center and number nine at the top center. Still, this is not … Continue reading

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