Tai Sui 2015 is General Yang Xian (楊仙), who is holding a sword, implying a year of striving and hard work.
Tai Sui (太岁), known as Grand Duke Jupiter, is the star directly opposite to Jupiter and changes location every year according to the Jupiter. In Taoism and feng shui, Tai Sui is in charge of people’s fortune and world’s affairs.
There are 60 different Tai Suis who take turn to be in charge of a specific year since there are 10 Heaven Branches and 12 Earth Branches resulting in a 60 year cycle.
Most of the Tai Suis are personified as Generals from ancient time, they are also well known as military Generals. Therefore, the feature of the Tai Sui and the weapon in each of the Generals signify what year it is under that General. For instance, Tai Sui of the year is holding a pen, suggesting political stirring in that year; a sword, hard work and striving.
Tai Sui also influences the Chinese Zodiac’s fortune. In the year of 2015, Tai Sui locates in the house of Zodiac Sheep and thus in direct conflict with Zodiac Ox and side conflict to Dragon and Dog. By feng shui practice, it is recommended to display the Tai Sui plaque where the Tai Sui sits, in the southwest position in 2015. In addition, the above zodiac persons need to carry Tai Sui amulet 2015 or Grand Duke Appeaser Amulet in order to appease Tai Sui and get good fortune.