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Feng Shui Compass - What is the Feng Shui Compass?

In ancient times, the feng shui compass was made from tiger bones and was hand painted. Today you can buy many cheap variations of a feng shui compass in Chinatown.

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Definition: The feng shui compass, also called Lo-Pan, is used to define the Bagua of a home in order to access the following:

  • deeper feng shui information about a site or a building, such as the favorable and unfavorable feng shui areas;
  • specific feng shui areas of a site connected to specific areas of people's lives;
  • the main feng shui element needed in a specific feng shui area;
  • and more...

=> Watch How To Take the Compass Reading FREE Video

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.

Lo means Everything and Pan means a Bowl; this can be interpreted as the feng shui compass being a container, or, more precisely, a tool to access the mysteries of the universe.

The square base of the compass is traditionally red color, as red color symbolizes auspiciousness in Chinese culture. Red is also a strong protective color that helps keep the energies clear around the feng shui compass.

In ancient times, the feng shui compass was made from tiger bones and was hand painted. Today you can buy many cheap variations of a feng shui compass in the Chinatown areas of many cities. Not all of those feng shui compasses are accurate, though, so be sure you know what you are buying.

To define the Bagua of your home you do not need a professional feng shui compass, all you need is an accurate compass.

=> Watch How To Take the Compass Reading FREE Video

Also Known As: Luo-Pan, Lo-Pan
Examples:
According to the feng shui compass reading, you need to limit the feng shui element of Metal at your front door, because the presence of this feng shui element weakens the energies needed for good health & harmonious family life.


To find the definition of over 80 feng shui terms, go to:

=> FENG SHUI GLOSSARY TIP SHEET


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