Your Reversed Compass Reading
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 Eastern Tiles
The Southern Tiles
The Northern 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.
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.
The Western Tiles explore obstacles and solutions to strife caused by The Nucleus.
Generally the East Wind tile represents the querent. The tiles nearest the East tile in a reading have added importance.
Symbol: Pine Tree
The Pine Tree tile represents strength and resolve. It often refers to a powerful, determined man. While powerful, this person is not violent, but very skilled in attaining his goals through diplomacy.
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.
The Southern Tiles represent current and near-future influences that are affecting The Nucleus.
Symbol: Lotus Flower
The Lotus Flower tile represents birth or rebirth. On a spiritual level it may indicate you are about to reach new heights in your understanding of your place in the cosmos. Physically it may suggest a child is coming, or a new project is about to emerge. The Lotus Flower tile also speaks of regeneration, and may indicate a time of recovery from hardship—a new beginning.
Symbol: Willow Tree
The Willow Tree tile represents adaptability and survival in the face of harsh conditions. The Willow bends before the bitter winter winds, but does not break. The Willow tile suggests compromise. You must be willing to give some to get some.
The House tile represents a building in which you spend much time. If your reading is positive it may well be that this building has the important function providing you with a stable environment in which you are comfortable. If the reading is negative it may represent a structure in which you are stressed and uncomfortable.
The Northern Tiles indicate the outcome of the issue The Nucleus represents.
The Tortoise tile suggests impatience with the time certain aspects are taking to play themselves out. It is likely any open issues you may have will need extra attention and patience to resolve properly. The Tortoise also symbolizes long life.
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.
Symbol: The Farmer
The Farmer represents rewards gained through hard work and faith in oneself. He harvests riches from the planting and nurturing of his crops.
The Eastern Tiles are a composite of the factors in your personality that are influencing The Nucleus.
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 Lute tile indicates a need for relaxation—a break from the stress of your everyday life. For people nearing the end of their career it may suggest that the time for them to retire has come.
The Water tile denotes a need for communication. A trip may be necessary to communicate properly. You may be called upon to present proof of ownership or that an event actually took place.