Taoist Priests can be seen Pacing the Big Dipper during Taoist Ritual Ceremonies. Taoist Masters / Sorcerers may apply hand gestures and pace the big dipper to activate / empower certain talismans, during Taoist Sorcery, and also while performing exorcism.
Taoist Spirit Mediums are seen walking in zit-zag manner, which is the "7 stars" movement (七星步). "7 stars" movement (七星步) have the Yang Pattern and Yin Pattern.
There are different sets of walking patterns of Bu Gang Ta Dou, depend on the Taoist Sects and the applications. Bu Gang Ta Dou can be often seen in varieties of 2 formations:
1) Walk along the seven stars of the Big Dipper - Qi Xing Bu (七星步)
2) Walk the eight trigrams arranged in the Luo Shu (洛書) Magic Square
Video Of Taoist Priest performing Bu Gang Ta Dou (步罡踏斗)
Video Of Taoist Masters Performing Qi Xing Bu (七星步) During Spirit Medium Rituals
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Dou Mu (斗姆) , Nine God Emporers (九皇大帝) & The Big Dipper
Nine Emperor Gods Festival （九皇爷诞)
Taoist Big Dipper (7 Stars) Talisman - 太上玄靈北斗七星符