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A brief introduction to Feng Shui
In Chinese feng means wind and shui means water. Water is the sustainer of all life, and the winds move the water around in continuing cycles of evaporation and rainfall and as such these two elements are essential to our very survival. ... more...
Yin & Yang
Yin and Yang represent the two opposites which make up the universe, and the balance between them. i.e. male and female, light and dark, hot and cold, soft and hard etc. The light half (yang) represents the heaven and all that is positive:... more...
The Five Elements
The forces of nature, and their effect upon the universe, have been studied and classified into what feng-shui practitioners call the five elements: Water, Fire, Wood, Metal and Earth. Each element is attributed to a different point on the compass... more...
Pa Kua
The Pa Kua (or Bagua) is an octagon, with each of the eight sides representing a compass direction, element and Trigram (denotes the relative balance between Yin and Yang attributed to a given compass direction). By laying this over a floor... more...
The Dragon
In feng-shui, the Dragon is the most powerful symbol of luck and good fortune, he represents new beginnings, prosperity and success. He can be placed anywhere except in the bedroom, and placed in the Southeast he will encourage finances. more...
The Tiger
In feng-shui, the Tiger is for protection. He should always be facing outwards, not toward you. Place outside the door of a room, or facing out of a window to help counteract the influence of ‘secret arrows’ or other negative... more...
The Fu Dog
In feng-shui, Fu Dogs are used in pairs. They offer protection against bad influences and are placed at the main entrance door to a home or office and must be facing outwards. more...
The Wealth Toad
The Wealth Toad is the Chinese God of good fortune. He usually has a coin in his mouth to encourage wealth and is sometimes sat upon a pile of coins. He should be placed facing inwards, representing ‘coming in’ with the money. ... more...
Lucky Coins
In feng shui teachings, the three coins represent the unity of Heaven, Earth and Man. They should be tied with an auspicious red ribbon to energise the luck and may be placed in the purse, cash register, account books, important files or any... more...
The Buddha
In oriental teachings, a nice fat, smiling Buddha represents good fortune, contentment, abundance and happiness. He can be placed anywhere facing a door. He should be placed in a slightly elevated position to indicate respect. Some people... more...