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Feng Shui History Part III: Symbolic Feng Shui

Explore the level of culturally specific feng shui symbols

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Feng shui symbols become very powerful in your space when you actually feel connected to the energy they represent. For good feng shui in your home or office, always choose feng shui symbols that you like and understand.

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The symbolic level of feng shui is not a separate school per se, but rather a very strong presence in all classical feng shui schools. Because of that, it requires much attention and understanding.

From my experience as a feng shui consultant, the level that creates a lot of confusion about feng shui applications is the symbolic level of feng shui.

Feng shui symbols have a rich, culturally specific history and meaning.

Most of us are familiar with the look of many feng shui items such as the Chinese coins tied with a red string, the three legged toad, the dragon, the gods of wealth, etc.


What is important to understand is that, in order for feng shui to work in your home or office, you do not necessarily have to apply traditional Chinese symbols. You have to apply culturally specific symbols that resonate with you. Applying feng shui correctly does not mean you have to use traditional feng shui items that you do not like, understand or resonate with.

The reason symbolic level of feng shui works is because of the energy specific symbols bring into your home, as well as because of their connection with the subconscious level of your mind. The stronger your connection with these symbols, i.e. the more you like them, the more powerful they become for you.

Here is a list of some of the most popular Chinese feng shui symbols:

Love & Marriage Feng Shui Wealth Feng Shui Good Fortune and Protection Feng Shui Health, Longevity & Happiness Feng Shui Feng shui symbols were used for centuries in feng shui applications because of the power of symbols and associations, as well as because of their historical associations. If a certain feng shui symbol does not resonate with you, choose one that does. Make it work for you, express the energy you need, and bring good feng shui into your home or office.

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