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Feng Shui Glossary Quick Tip Sheet: from Annual Star to Wealth Vase
What is a feng shui lucky direction? What is the meaning of water flow in feng shui? Do you understand the compass directions? How about the meaning of poison arrows and feng shui oven mouth? Here comes a quick and easy feng shui glossary tip sheet: all you ever wanted to know about the most popular terms used in feng shui applications, from...
Bagua: The Feng Shui Energy Map of Your Space
Bagua (Ba-gua) is one of the main feng shui tools used to analyze the feng shui energy of any given space. Translated from Chinese, Bagua literally means "8 areas." Below is the summary of the classical feng shui school Bagua. In order to define your Bagua, you will need to take the compass reading of your home first.
The Universal Energy: Chi
In feng shui, as in Chinese medicine, CHI is the term for the universal energy, or the energy that permeates everything around us. This feng shui term applies to the energy inside your body, as well as to the energy inside and outside of buildings.
Sheng Chi: Good Feng Shui Energy
Good feng shui energy - Sheng Chi - is the bright, refreshing, uplifting feng shui energy that is beneficial to your health and well-being. "Sheng" translated from Chinese means upward moving energy.
Bad Feng Shui Energy: Sha Chi and Si Chi
Both Sha Chi and Si Chi - low feng shui - are expressions of bad feng shui energy. Sha Chi is also known as "killing", or "attacking" energy. Si Chi is low, decaying energy.
Yin-Yang Theory in Feng Shui
The Yin Yang Theory is one of the main theories of feng shui. According to the Yin-Yang theory, everything in the universe consists of two opposing, but deeply interconnected forces - Yin (feminine) and Yang (masculine.) The interaction of these two feng shui forces creates the essence of life around us.
The Feng Shui Compass
The feng shui compass, also called Lo-Pan, is used to define the Bagua of a home. The feng shui compass consists of bands of concentric rings arranged around the magnetic needle. A professional feng shui compass can have over forty rings of information.
How Do You Take the Feng Shui Compass Reading?
The first feng shui compass reading is taken while inside looking out. Basically, you are inside directly facing the main door. It is very important to take several feng shui compass readings, as often the reading varies because of the interference of electromagnetic fields.
What is a Feng Shui Kua Number?
According to one of the feng shui schools called Flying Stars, there are two feng shui "energy" groups: East and West group. You will be either one or the other according to your feng shui Kua number.
Feng Shui Kua Number Calculator
To calculate your kua number (or someone else's kua number), all the information you need is the year of birth and the gender. What do you do with the kua number information? You can find out your best feng shui directions and then do some re-arranging at home and at the office for better health and more success coming your way!
About Your Lucky Feng Shui Directions
Your lucky feng shui directions help you attract the quality of energy that is most nourishing, or suitable for you. Once you know your lucky feng shui directions, you will try to face them at work, at home, as well as when you sleep.
What is an Annual Star in Feng Shui?
In feng shui, the term annual star is used for the annual movement of energies according to the classical feng shui school called flying stars. Basically, it is a way of keeping track of the good and the bad feng shui energies (called "stars") every new year.
Check this Year's Good Feng Shui Annual Stars
You can apply basic feng shui tips to harness the potential of yearly flying star energies and use it for best feng shui in your home. As a general advice, be sure to have the feng shui areas with the yearly beneficial stars brightly lit and with fresh, active yang energy.
Check the Bad Feng Shui Annual Stars this Year
I will not use the traditional Chinese feng shui names for the stars/descriptions of feng shui energies, such as the Three Killings, Violent Star or Illness Star, as this may trigger some fear based thinking, which is always best to avoid.
What is Period 8 Feng Shui?
Feng shui period is a term used in the flying star school of feng shui (called San Yuan) to define the movement of lucky energies. Flying star is a feng shui school that deals with the time factor. Each time period in feng shui lasts for 20 years.
What are the Five Feng Shui Elements?
One of the basic principles of feng shui is the principle of five elements, which are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Each feng shui element is represented by a specific color, and color is the easiest way to use the five elements principle to bring more harmony into your home with feng shui.
What is the Meaning of Red Envelopes in Feng Shui?
The red envelopes are widely used in the Black Sect Tibetan Tantric Buddhism School of Feng Shui (BTB) as a means of respecting and protecting the transmission of the ancient feng shui knowledge.