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The Mountain Stars refer to the "Sitting Direction" of a house or building. Mountain Stars are filled into the Geomantic Chart in the following order:

[Row 2, Column 2]
[Row 3, Column 3]
[Row 2, Column 3]
[Row 3, Column 1]
[Row 1, Column 2]
[Row 3, Column 2]
[Row 1, Column 3]
[Row 2, Column 1]
[Row 1, Column 1]Notes:
The first Palace to be filled in is [Row 2, Column 2], followed by [Row 3, Column 3], ... , and finally [Row 1, Column 1].


== Yang Direction ==
For movement in the Yang Direction, the numbers will be filled in in increasing order. In other words, if a number is n, then the next number will be n+1, except when n=9. If n=9, then the next number will be 1, followed by 2, 3,... that is:

[Row 2, Column 2] = 9
[Row 3, Column 3] = 1
[Row 2, Column 3] = 2
[Row 3, Column 1] = 3
[Row 1, Column 2] = 4
[Row 3, Column 2] = 5
[Row 1, Column 3] = 6
[Row 2, Column 1] = 7
[Row 1, Column 1] = 8The following table depicts the above Yang movement in the classical format, where "E" represents the Earth Base:


== Yin Direction ==
For movement in the Yin Direction, the numbers will be filled in in decreasing order. In other words, if a number is n, then the next number will be n-1, except when n=1. If n=1, then the next number will be 9, followed by 8, 7,... that is:

[Row 2, Column 2] = 1
[Row 3, Column 3] = 9
[Row 2, Column 3] = 8
[Row 3, Column 1] = 7
[Row 1, Column 2] = 6
[Row 3, Column 2] = 5
[Row 1, Column 3] = 4
[Row 2, Column 1] = 3
[Row 1, Column 1] = 2The following table depicts the above Yin movement in the classical format, where "E" represents the Earth Base: