This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Ssuma Chhien astrology

ˈs(j)uːma tʃiːn əˈstrɒlədʒi

noun | Astroanthropology

a tradition of astrology dated to 90 BCE in ancient China that interpreted the movements of the stars and planets as having influence over the destiny of the king and his enemies.

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the phrase Ssuma Chhien astrology was coined and popularised by Cometan to denote this particular tradition of astrology found in ancient China. 
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