Traditional, or classical feng shui schools
, have many symbols used for various purposes. Some feng shui symbols are well known, such as the Mandarin Ducks for love and marriage, the Tortoise for protection and stability, or the Koi Fish for abundance.
Some feng shui symbols
, such as Bats or Chi Lins, are less known. This list of feng shui symbols should help you.
There is a subtle line between the use of the words "feng shui symbols" and "feng shui cures", as symbols are used as feng shui cures.
Be sure to read all about feng shui cures
in order to understand more about shifting the energy with feng shui.
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In addition to the energy of beauty and grace, flowers also bring a flourishing, good luck and numerous blessings, quality of Chi to any home. Alive flowers are sure the best choice for your home, as they bring a strong healing energy; but images of flowers or high quality silk flowers are often used in feng shui, too.
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The most common feng shui use of the butterfly symbol is as a feng shui cure for love and romance, probably because love is the most transformative feeling that makes you feel like flying. The additional element of using the feng shui symbol of butterflies as a feng shui love cure is the element of freedom to choose among a number of suitors.
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In classical feng shui applications, the Horse brings the energy of success, fame, freedom and speed. Thus, the horse feng shui symbol is often used in the Fame area of the Bagua (South), as well as the Career area (North).
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Humans looked at birds since times immemorial for the feeling of inspiration, freedom, and a longing for being united with the divine. Of course, each bird has its own distinctive qualities; a peacock is very different from the dove, for example, or the magpie.
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The feng shui energy of fruits is the energy of fruition. The use of specific fruits in traditional feng shui applications is often dictated by classifications from ancient texts as being specific symbols of longevity, wealth, prosperity, fertility, etc. Feng shui-wise, attention is often paid to the colors, numbers, as well as the symbolism of specific fruits.
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The most famous feng shui wealth fish is the arrowana, or dragon fish, and the purest arrowanas are known to command quite high fees. However, the koi, or gold fish, are just as effective, as well as a pleasure to look at. Go for 8 or 9 fish, one of them being black.
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The Mystic Knot is one of the most often used symbols in feng shui. Being a combination of six times the infinity symbol, this feng shui knot symbolizes a long and happy life full of good fortune.
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When you have a busy, hectic lifestyle - which is the expression of active/yang feng shui energy - it is very important to focus on creating a peaceful/yin quality of energy in your home.
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Feng shui Fu Dogs, or Imperial Guardian Lions, are a strong feng shui protection symbol. Fu Dogs were traditionally placed in front of Imperial palaces, temples, and government offices.
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Feng Shui dragon symbol is a powerful and auspicious traditional feng shui cure and an excellent feng shui symbol of strong yang / male energy. A pearl, or a crystal, in the feng shui dragon's claw symbolizes wealth, power and an abundance of opportunities.