Bazi for Beginners: Understanding the 5 Structures

Bazi is a unique system that analyses the blueprint of your personal birth data to uncover your life potential. Interestingly, Bazi is more commonly referred to as the 4 Pillars of Destiny. The 4 Pillars are composed of the year of birth, month, day, and hour. Each “pillar” holds two words, hence the 8 Characters. These pillars are cemented at the time of your birth and will remain the same throughout your life.

That said, in understanding each part of the chart, you gain more and more knowledge about yourself.

If you are looking for a more in-depth interpretation of your chart, I suggest you seek a professional. Luckily, I know 7 of the best places to get your Bazi reading in Singapore.

However, if you are eager to understand your chart yourself, you are in the right place!

In this article, I will discuss the 5 structures in Bazi.

What are the 5 structures?

The 5 Structures are derived from the 5 elemental relationship chart.

Your structure is also derived from your Date and Time of birth based on the strongest element in the chart, which is determined by the Month of Birth.

If you want to know yours, please click here.

For context, here is how you would know your structure.

Unsurprisingly, the one with the highest percentage is your main structure.

From the 10 Day Masters, we can see and understand the basic character, strengths, and weaknesses of each Day Master, the 5 Structure will take you one step further.

The 5 Structures reveal your mode of operating as well as your personality in relation to the world. It is another layer that we can read to help you understand your behaviour and attitude towards people and events. It’s your modus operandi – why you behave the way that you do with your friends, family, and work and what type of attitudes are you projecting in your life.

The 5 Structures

1) Output Structure (Creators)

Individuals with an Output Profile are creative, with wide-eyed vision, innovative, bold, and ultra-confident. Typically, such people have very good performance ratings and love to shine in the glow of their success. Besides that, Output Profile people perform very well in presentations and adore presenting and the like. Unfortunately, they tend to be opinionated and confrontational.

2) Wealth Structure (Managers)

Wealth Structure people are very results-oriented, practical, efficient, and decisive. They are not so much of a delegator and prefer to be hands-on on every task they are working on. There is a need for them to be in control of all tasks they are working on. They have pretty high expectations of their team or staff as well. However, despite their ability to work with other people, Wealth Structure people tend to micromanage others.

3) Influence Structure (Supporters)

Those with the Influence Structure are nice and pleasing, consensus-building, flexible, supportive, thorough, measured, driven, and can easily be a mid-tier managers. They are also fans of what they doing. They also never step out of line and always knows their place in life. However, these individuals are quite sensitive. Likewise, don’t like to take the lead and they prefer not to disturb order in any way.

4) Resource Structure (Thinkers)

Resource Structure people love information. Basically, the sight of data, facts, and figures thrills them. They are the ones who always have the answers to questions. They will be the best group of people who can collect and analyse the data and information. However, these people do not operate very well under pressure.

5) Companion Structure (Connectors)

The Companion Profile people are sociable, talkative, and conclusive in their views. When such a person appears in a team, he or she ignites the team with positive energy. At the same time, Companion Profile people play a main role in the team, can be volitional when it comes to decisions, and are excellent with networking. However, Companion Profile people can also suffer from narcissism.


A person Bazi chart is a treasure trove of information about a person.

Based on this article, a person’s structure can define their personality and explain why they act the way they.

That said, a person’s personality is not set in stone. It is important to note that a person’s Bazi chart can have a combination of structures and elements and the relationship between the elements and the balance between them determines the overall strengths and potentials of a person.


Denisse loves reading and writing about culture, history, and politics. Outside writing articles for The Singaporean, Denisse enjoys musicals, gaming, and Harry Potter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.