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Thursday, December 6, 2012

What is Feng shui ?

Feng shui (wind-water in English) is more than 3000 years old ancient Chinese astrology.It brings prosperity, good health and helps to improve our life by examining the energy flowing in our surrounding environment(particular room, house, building, or garden).

Feng shui considers five elements - water, fire, wood, metal, and earth, and the external environment.
The points on the compass, with eight separate directions - north, northeast, east, southeast, south, southwest, west, and northwest - are also important in Feng shui.

A feng shui expert is known as a geomancer will consult an individual's Chinese horoscope to figure out what is best for that person and use complicated mathematical calculations from the ancient I Ching, (Book of Changes), to determine what aspects of the house are out balance.

Feng Shui rules can helps to find a site where family life is more likely to be harmonious.
It can be used to decide the construction and architectural features of buildings, the placement and style of furniture, colors and decorating schemes, location of plantings, paths, and other outside features. By creating a more pleasing atmosphere, feng shui has been credited with improving family communication, restoring employee cooperation, and increasing a store's sales.
Dragon Picture

The principles can be applied to any style of building or decorating, not just to Chinese or Asian modes.

Feng shui method of astrology uses many Feng shui symbols for various purposes and assist in bringing good fortune. 

 eg., 1.The bat is the Chinese feng shui symbol of good fortune and prosperity

        2.The Butterfly symbol   is the feng shui cure for love and romance.

        3.The Laughing Buddha is a symbol  for happiness and wealth in Feng shui. It is the most popular Feng shui symbol used world wide.

        4.In China, the dragon is considered a feng shui symbol of good luck. 

Feng shui applications in life helps to succeed in business,gain peace in life and its effectiveness made feng shui itself flourish as a popular business gaining popularity all over the world.


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