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Children & Their Demon Gates (小儿关煞) - Accidents , Sicknesses or Early Death?


Since ancient time, Chinese Spiritual Masters already able to foretell  the type of accidents, sicknesses or suffer a short life span that a new born baby might have to face by just looking into his / her  Birth Particulars - Bazi (八字).

From the 1st day when Your newborn baby arrives until 10 years of age, he / she will encounters several Demon Gates, known as Guan Sha (关煞).
  • Guan (关) means pass / gateway
  • Sha (煞) means inauspicious / harmful / destructive / hostile
  • Guan Sha (关煞) mean life barriers / living obstacles / dangerous gateways / danger zones
Take note of the Demon Gates that Your Child might have to face and protect them from the obstacles (accidents, sicknesses or death)  he / she might encounter during his / her growing-up years.

Below are the common Demon Gates:

*Years, Months and Hours are based  on Chinese Lunar Calendar and Chinese Metaphysics Terms.  You can refer to this page to understand the terms used for Years, Months and Hours >> The very basic fundamentals of Chinese 5 Arts / Metaphysics - What You must know

'Hell King' Demon Gate (阎王关)

Children Affected: Born on 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th or 12th Lunar Month at the Hour of Zi (子), Wu (午), Yin (寅) or Mao (卯).

凡七,八,九,十,十二月子午寅卯时生人犯此关,带天德月德可解。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Hell King' Demon Gate are sensitive to spiritual matters. Children are not yet fully developed  physically and their primordial spirit is not yet stable,  as a result, they naturally become sensitive towards spiritual surroundings. They should be refrained from going to places where spiritual beings (ghosts,deities) mingle such as temples and religious ceremonies. These places are full of spiritual beings and children of these kind who appear at such places are prone to get frightened by their presence or might offend the spiritual beings. Therefore, if possible, try to avoid going to such spiritual places & activities. Children born with Tian-De (天德贵人)  or Yue De (月德贵人) in their Ba-Zi can resolve this Demon Gate naturally.

'Suspended On The Sky' Demon Gate (天吊关)

Children Affected: Born on the year of Yin (寅), Wu (午) or Xu (戍) at the hour of Chen (辰).

寅午戍年辰时生人犯此关,主烦恼不宁眼睛直望。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Suspended On The Sky' Demon Gate feel worried, get scared easily and cry often. They might tend to have dull eyesight, eyes starring into emptiness, or eyes rolling backward.  Find some folks to  be his / her God Parents (干父母) will help to resolve the problem.

'Four Seasons' Demon Gate (四季关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd lunar month at the hour of Yin (寅) or Chen (辰).

凡正二三月寅辰时生人犯此关,忌一岁出入凶喜事。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face '4 Seasons' Demon Gateare prone to fall sick easily, especially during the cross over period to the next season. Children before one years old should refrain from attending Happy or Sad Occasions, such as funeral &  wedding  etc.

'Monks' Demon Gate (和尚关)

Children Affected: Born in the year of Zi (子), WU (午), Mao (卯) or You 酉 at the hour of Chen (辰), Xu (戍), Chou (丑) or Wei (未).

凡子午卯酉年辰戍丑未时生人犯此关,忌见僧道尼。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Monks' Demon Gate should avoid going to Buddhist Temples , Buddhist ceremonies to prevent  them from meeting monks & nuns. Or else, children might have to face disaster, often fall sick and might hit by 'Hemp Garment' Killings (麻衣煞 - Ma Yi Sha).  'Hemp Garment' Killings  are 'negative energy'  caused by Chinese funeral ceremony.  A child might suddenly cry, feeling scared, becoming dumb and lifeless out of a sudden and last for a long time and become mentally unsound, even the mental hospital can't help to recover.

There are 5 types of  'Hemp Garment' Killings (麻衣煞 ):
'Flying' Killing (飞煞  - Fei Sha) -  A child is attacked by this type of  'Negative Energy' when folks were using bamboo sticks to hit the floor, shouting and calling the deceased name during the burn  joss papers event during Chinese Funeral.

'Wooden Coffin' Killing (棺木煞 - Guan  Mu Sha) - A child is attacked by this type of  'Negative Energy' when people are knocking the needles  to close the wooden coffin during Chinese Funeral.

'Side Edge' Killing (廉煞  - Lian Sha) -  A child is attacked by this type of  'Negative Energy' when mourners are  crying hell and performing  the "walking over the  Nai-He Bridge (奈何桥)" during Chinese Funeral.

'Flying Vehicle' Killing (飞车煞 - Fei Che Sha) -  A child is attacked by this type of  'Negative Energy' when mourners are walking and moving the coffin  on their way towards the graveyard during Chinese Funeral.

'Mourning' Killing (喪煞  - Sang Sha) - A child is attacked by this type of  'Negative Energy' when mourners are using ritual umbrella to invite water deity, buying water, opening hell door , chanting scriptures during Chinese Funeral.

'Metal Locks' Demon Gate (金锁关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st or 2nd Lunar Month at the hour of  Shen (申)  or Mao (卯).

正二月申卯时生人犯此关,忌带金银器物。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Metal Locks' Demon Gate should refrain from wearing metal accessories & jewelries which make them feel uncomfortable and might bring disaster to them. They should avoid playing with metal objects.

'Drop Into Well' Demon Gate (落井关)

Children Affected: Born at the hour of Wu (午), Si (巳), Mao (卯), Shen (申) or Xu (戍).

凡午巳卯申戍时生人犯此关,忌见井泉池塘。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Drop Into Well' Demon Gate should avoid going too close to a well. Be very careful when going to places where the child is standing on top and water is below, resembling dropping into the water. They are prone to water mishaps / accidents. Parents should keep an eye on them when bring them for water sports.

'Deep Water' Demon Gate (深水关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Lunar Month at the hour of Yin (寅) or Shen (申).

凡正二三月寅申时生人犯此关,忌疹病灾害。

Prevention & Remedy:  'Deep Water' Demon Gate is related to the karma debts between the child and his / her  previous life parents. Children who face 'Deep Water' Demon Gate should be careful while being near or playing at deep water. They are also prone to skin rashes and skin disease.

Folk Custom Remedy: Chinese Children should avoid praying to ancestors during  Qing Ming Festival (清明节)、Duan Wu Festival (端午节)、Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节)、New Year Eve (除夕). Praying and Blessing for Full Month Baby or Full 1 Year Baby should celebrate one day before the actual day to prevent provoking the previous life's parents.

'Five Ghosts' Demon Gate (五鬼关)

Children Affected: Born in the Year of Ren-Zi (壬子),Geng-Zi (庚子),Bing-Zi (丙子) or Wu-Yin (戊寅) at the hour of Yin (寅).

凡壬子,庚子,丙子,戊寅年寅时生人犯此关,忌入庵堂寺院。

Prevention & Remedy: Children who face 'Five Ghosts' Demon Gate should avoid going to funeral parlors, graveyards and prevent them from  passing through funeral processions on the street and prevent them from the sight of coffins, so as to protect them from having any odd behaviours later. Children of this kind are very sensitive towards the 'Negative Energy' coming from a Coffin (with or without the dead person inside).

If the child needs to attend a funeral of close relatives, keep an eye on him / her closely.  If the child starts to behave oddly, having nightmare, suffering a high fever, crying for no reason,  feeling scared, send him to a doctor immediately. Remember to bring him to a Spiritual Master to do a spiritual cleansing to clear the 'Negative Energy', if not, the same issue will come back again.

'Hundred Days' Demon Gate (百日关)

Children Affected: Born on 1st Lunar Month at the hour of Yin (寅) or Si (巳).

凡正月寅巳时生人犯此关,百日内忌出入门前。

Prevention & Remedy: Babies born with 'Hundred Days' Demon Gate shall not leave the house  within 100 days from the day he / she  is borned. Babies of this kind is physically and spiritually weak and will hurt them if bring them out of the house within the 1st 100 days he / she is born.

'White Tiger' Demon Gate (白虎关)

Children Affected: Born with all 5 elements in their Ba-Zi (八字) - Metal (金) Wood (木) Water (水) Fire (火) & Earth (土). -  Same as 'Metal Snake' Demon Gate.

凡金木水火土全者犯此关,主多血光之灾。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'White Tiger' Demon Gate are very accident prone. Almost everyone is born with all 5 elements in their Ba-Zi (八字), therefore it means that children are often accident prone and parents should keep an eye on them.

'Hot Fire' Demon Gate (汤火关)

Children Affected: Born on the year of Zi (子), Wu (午), Mao (卯) or You (酉) at the hour of Wu (午).

凡子午卯酉年午时生人犯此关。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Hot Fire' Demon Gate are prone to suffer from Fire Accidents or Hot Water Accidents. They should avoid playing with fire, fire works, boiling water and anything that is hot. Children are curious with anything that sparkles and they are still too young to understand the danger of fire. If the children want to play with fire works, parents and adults should supervise and keep an eye  on them. When boiling water in the kitchen, make sure the child cannot reach it.

'Heavenly Dog' Demon Gate (天狗关)

Children Affected: Born with all 5 elements in their Ba-Zi (八字) - Metal (金) Wood (木) Water (水) Fire (火) & Earth (土).

凡八字五行全者犯此关,月内忌闻犬吠。

Prevention & Remedy: 'Heavenly Dogs' have sharp teethes and sharp claws on their paws. Children born with 'Heavenly Dog' Demon Gate are prone to accidents that will cause unsightly scars  on their faces. There is an old custom which baby not yet reach 1 month of age should not get to hear dog barking and those above  1 month old should not get to see knife, scissors, drills, needles or any sharp objects.

'Bath Tub' Demon Gate (浴盆关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Lunar Month at the hour of Shen (申).

凡正二三月申时生人犯此关,忌沐浴太早。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Bath Tub' Demon Gate are prone to accidents during bathing or showering. Typical cases such are slips and falls in the bath tubs, burns from hot water, drowning, near-drowning etc. In modern day living, some cases are children getting electrocuted to death while taking shower with electric shower heater.

'Four Pillars' Demon Gate (四柱关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st or 2nd lunar month of Year of Si (巳) or Hai (亥) at the Hour of Chen (辰) or Si (巳).

凡巳亥年正二月辰巳时生人犯此关。

Prevention & Remedy:  Toddlers born with 'Four Pillars' Demon Gate should refrain from sitting on railings and on bamboo chairs, which may cause accidents on them, and only until they are much older.

'Thunder' Demon Gate (雷公关)

Children Affected: Born at the hour of Yin (寅), Wu (午), Shen (申), You (酉), Wei (未) or Hai (亥).

凡寅午申酉未亥时生人犯此关,忌闻锣鼓雷声。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Thunder' Demon Gate are afraid of loud noise from drum beating, thunders, shouting & screaming. They may get scared and cry when hear sudden loud noises such as lightning strike.

'Short Life' Demon Gate (短命关)

Children Affected: Born in the Year of Zi (子) or Chen (辰) at the hour of Si (巳).

凡子辰年巳时生人犯此关,主惊怖夜啼之患。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Short Life' Demon Gate might die at a young age. They  tend to get frighten and prone to get night terrors.

'Broken Bridge' Demon Gate (断桥关)

Children Affected: Born on 1st or 2nd Lunar Month at the hour of Yin (寅) or Mao (卯).

凡正二月寅卯时生人犯此关,忌过桥汲水照影。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Broken Bridge' Demon Gate shall not see their own reflections in water from bridges.

'Thousand Days' Demon Gate (千日关)

Children Affected: Born on the year of Wu (午) at the hour of Yin (寅), Shen (申), Si (巳) or Hai (亥).

凡午年寅申巳亥时生人犯此关,忌三岁落高低之患。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Thousand Days' Demon Gate should refrain from moving or climbing up and down. They are prone to infantile convulsion and vomiting breast milk. They should avoid going to maternal grandmother's house within the 1000 days (3 years) from the day they are born. Nowadays, it is said that going to maternal grandmother's house is OK, just don't enter ancestors prayer hall or facing the ancestor's tablet altar.

'Military Officer Arrows' Demon Gate (将军箭)

Children Affected: Born at the hour of Chen (辰), You (酉), Xu (戍), Zi (子) or Wei (未).

凡辰酉戍子未时生人犯此关,二岁忌流年中箭。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Military Officer Arrows' Demon Gate are born with invisible arrows. They should avoid entering Military Deities Temples, in order to prevent them from borrowing invisible bows from the military deities in the temples, which will shoot the invisible arrows and hurt themselves or their own parents or family members, in the form of accidents that cause permanent scars on their bodies, or in extreme cases will be permanent disabilities.

'Metal Snake' Demon Gate (铁蛇关)

Children Affected: Born with all 5 elements in their Ba-Zi (八字) - Metal (金) Wood (木) Water (水) Fire (火) & Earth (土).  -  Same as 'White Tiger' Demon Gate.

凡金木水火土全者犯此关,忌麻痘之灾。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Metal Snake' Gate are prone to skin rashes and skin diseases. Bring them to see doctors.

'Chicken Flying' Demon Gate (鸡飞关)

Children Affected: Born at the hour of Chen (辰), Xu (戍), Chou (丑) or Wei (未).

凡辰戍丑未时生人犯此关,忌鸡对面鸣叫。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Chicken Flying' Demon Gate should avoid watching the scenes of animals being slaughtered. They are sensitive to the sight of blood  and cause long term negative effect on their growing up period.

'Ghost Door' Demon Gate (鬼门关)

Children Affected: Born in the Year of Jia-Zi (甲子), Bing Zi (丙子) or Wu Zi (戊子).

凡甲子,丙子,戊子生人犯此关,忌夜出入大门。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Ghost Door' Demon Gate should avoid going out of the house at night and also avoid going to 'Hell Deities' Temples. They are prone to offend the spirits and cause ghostly attack.

'Night Crying' Demon Gate (夜啼关)

Children Affected: Born at the hour of Zi (子) , Wu (午) , Chou (丑) or Wei (未).

凡子午丑未时生人犯此关,主夜间多啾唧不宁。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Night Crying' Demon Gate are prone to always cry at night. Should avoid going out at night. When sunset, shall stay indoor.

'Water & Fire' Demon Gate (水火关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Lunar Month at the hour of Wei (未) or Xu (戍).

凡正二三月未戍时生人犯此关,主脓血疮毒太多

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Water & Fire' Demon Gate are prone to skin diseases with pus.  Be careful of   entering places with water and fire such as kitchen and toilet and boiling water.

'Down Feeling' Demon Gate (下情关)

Children Affected: Born on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd Lunar Month at the hour of Zi (子) or Yin (寅).

凡正二三月子寅时生人犯此关,忌闻刀斧之声。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Down Feeling' Demon Gate should avoid listening to the chopping sound of Knife and Axe. They might get timid and don't dare to meet people.

'Hurried Legs' Demon Gate (急脚关)

Children Affected: Born on 1st, 2nd , 3rd Lunar Month at the hour of Zi (子) or Hai (亥).

凡正二三月子亥时生人犯此关,忌跌撞惊吓之患。

Prevention & Remedy: Children born with 'Hurried Legs' Demon Gate are prone to attack by 'Earth' Killing Energy (土煞)。 They are prone to falling down and suffer leg injuries. They should avoid going to ground breaking ceremony for building construction, house renovation etc.

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