Your Reversed Compass Reading
Each of the sets of tiles below have an influence on the issue represented by The Nucleus. To interpret this reading properly you must relate all the tile sets to The Nucleus.
Scroll down to learn the influence of each Mahjong Tile.
 
The Western Tiles

The Northern Tiles

The Nucleus

The Southern Tiles

The Eastern Tiles


 
The Nucleus represents the central issue the reading concerns. When interpreting your reading remember that the four sets of tiles surrounding The Nucleus relate to this issue in some way.

 
Bamboo 1
Symbol: Peacock

This is the first tile of the first suit in a Mahjong set. Overall, it represents success. However it also warns that success sometimes turns to arrogance, which can lead to loss of everything that has been gained. The Peacock tile also suggests a change in your life path is forthcoming.

 

 

The Western Tiles explore obstacles and solutions to strife caused by The Nucleus.

 
Wan 6
Symbol: Fire

The Fire tile is a strong warning that something is wrong or out of balance. The Fire tile is a warning. Your resources are in jeopardy. These endangered resources may be financial or spiritual or physical. In fact, resources of all types may be in danger.

 

 


 
Wan 2
Symbol: Sword

The Sword tile indicates a decision must be made before attainment of your goals can be reached.

 

 


 
Green Dragon
Symbol: Commence

The Green Dragon tile suggests the time has come for you to begin a new project, or take your life in a new direction.

 

 

The Southern Tiles represent current and near-future influences that are affecting The Nucleus.

 
Plum Blossom
Symbol: Innocence

The Plum tile reflects renewal and viewing your world with fresh viewpoints. It is an inherently ?happy? tile. The Plum tile also suggests inexperience?a trait you must not allow to make you an easy target.

 

 


 
Wan 1
Symbol: Entering

The Entering tile indicates that barriers you now face will soon be lifted. Opportunity and success are ahead, but you must have the courage and energy to take advantage of them.

 

 


 
East Wind
Symbol: Wood

Generally the East Wind tile represents the querent. The tiles nearest the East tile in a reading have added importance.

 

 

The Eastern Tiles are a composite of the factors in your personality that are influencing The Nucleus.

 
Wan 8
Symbol: Knot

The Knot tile represents both bonding and severing. If the Sword tile (2 Wan) is in your reading then the time to sever ties with someone or something is at hand. Conversely if the Duck tile (2 Bamboo) is in your reading then there is bond that will strengthen. If both or neither appear in your reading, then you have a relationship of some kind that is of undecided value.

 

 


 
Wan 9
Symbol: Heaven

The Heaven tile suggests completion. This tile denotes a time for you to consider moving on to your next goal.

 

 


 
Winter
Symbol: The Scholar

The Scholar represents gain through intellectual pursuits. The Scholar's mind is sharp and find solutions to the most difficult problems.

 

 

The Northern Tiles indicate the outcome of the issue The Nucleus represents.

 
Bamboo 8
Symbol: Mushroom

The Mushroom tile represents eternal life and oddity. It gets these attributes from the fact that mushrooms in nature always seem to regenerate and often popup where they are unexpected. The notion of oddity is derived from the mushroom seemingly having the nature of a plant, but lacking leaves. The Mushroom tile foretells the coming of unexpected events that will have a lasting impact on you.

 

 


 
Red Dragon
Symbol: Center

The Red Dragon tile is indicative of success and the fulfillment of your goals.

 

 


 
Circles 7
Symbol: Insect

The Insect tile indicates short-term gain through a short flurry of hectic work. It is important to realize that the gains the Insect tile offers are not lasting, or of long-term importance. At best they are a stopgap until more substantial goals come along.