What is Feng Shui?
When and How Did it Come into Being?
The feng shui compass (pictured above) is used in the feng shui analysis to access deeper levels of information about any space that the feng shui consultant is working on, be it business or office, home, garden, etc.
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|Feng shui is an ancient art and science developed over
3,000 years ago in China. It comes from the wisdom of ancient sages observing the movement of earthly and celestial energies, and how this complex movement influences the lives of human beings.|
It is a complex body of knowledge
that reveals the ways to balance the energies of the
environment to assure vibrant health, abundant
and much good
fortune for people living or working in any given space.
A big part of feng shui knowledge is also very much common sense info that we all agree upon, but do not always follow or apply in our lives.
|Feng means wind and
shui means water (pronounced "fung shway"). In
Chinese culture, wind and water are
associated with good health, thus good feng
shui came to mean good fortune, while bad
feng shui means bad luck, or misfortune.
shui is based on the Taoist vision and understanding of
nature, particularly on the idea that the land is alive and
filled with Chi, or energy. The ancient Chinese believed that the land's
energy could either make or break the kingdom, so to
speak. The theories of yin/yang, as well as the
five elements - which are some of the fundamental aspects of a
feng shui analysis - also come from Taoism.
tools used in a feng
shui analysis are the Compass and the Bagua. The Bagua
is an octagonal map, or grid, containing the symbols of the I
Ching, the ancient oracle on which feng shui is based. Also called the energy map of a space, bagua reveals the energy movement in your home or office.
The feng shui
compass, also called
lo-pan, is used to access deeper information about the site or
the building. It consists of bands of concentric rings
arranged around the magnetic needle. Lo means
"everything" and pan means "bowl", which can be
interpreted as the key to mysteries of the universe.
levels of feng shui are easy to understand and apply, the
"core" knowledge takes years of study. Just like traditional
Chinese medicine, feng shui knowledge is very deep and
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