Fortunes are also what we usually call destinies. According to the ancients, life is determined by the time of one’s birth, and the eight characters composed of the year, month, day and hour of one’s birth can reflect the fortune and misfortune of life; luck refers to the encounters at various stages of life, and encounters will vary at different stages of one’s life. The combination of fate” and “luck” makes up a rich and colourful life.
There are many factors that influence luck, including numerology, astrology, feng shui, face reading, palmistry, divination, horoscope, etc. As long as one has insight into these factors affecting one’s fortune in life one can achieve the purpose of tending to good fortune and avoiding bad fortune.