Feng Shui ?

“Feng shui is a Chinese metaphysical and quasi-philosophical system that seeks to harmonize individuals with their surrounding environment”. It is an ancient art and science developed over 3,000 years ago in China.  The translation into English gives as the result  Feng means “wind” and shui means water. In Chinese culture, wind and water are associated with good health. the below image called the Bagua which is according to Feng Shui, the way the places are categorized.

The Feng Shui Basics:

1- The Chi 

 simply identified as Energy which is the moving and changing life force making us feel good or bad in certain places. The Chi can be stored in the objects around you. that is why it is very important to always declutter your place to allow only positive energy around you. read more here. The Chi will flow in through the Door and out through the window. 

2-The Five Elements 

 it is the name used to call the colors, shape and textures around you. The 5 Elements are Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood, each element got a specific color and shape as indicated below:


Each place is divided to 9 segments:

  • Power, Wealth, Abundance
  • Fame, Future Reputation
  • Love, Marriage, Relationships 
  • Family, Health, Community
  • Well- Being, Balance
  • Creativity, Children, Legacy
  • Knowledge,Wisdom, Harmony
  • Self, Career, Work
  • Compassion, Travel, Helpful people

3-The Bagua 

The Bagua is the chart used to map the areas of a home or office and determine where to locate the objects and colors that represent the Five Elements. to get started  applying feng shui to your place just draw your house / office layout and use  the bagua starting  from the entrance of the location which means the bottom of the bagua will be placed at the entrance or you can do it by standing inside   your home with your back to the front door and look forward. The south east direction is the money, the south is the fame, the south west is the love and marriage and so … ( see below images)




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