Feng Shui

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  • Topic: Feng shui, Yin and yang, Color
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Feng Shui is a very old tradition to the Chinese. It was developed about 3,000 years ago. Feng Shui is the Chinese art of positioning objects based on a belief in patterns of yin and yang and the flow of chi. Chi is good energy. The Chinese believe that chi flows through everything and gives things life. The word feng means wind and the world shui means water. The wind and the water balance just like the yin and yang, which are very important to Chinese customs. In the Chinese culture wind and water are signs of good health. Therefore feng shui came to mean good fortune.

Feng shui is based on the Taoist vision and understanding of nature. They believe that the land is full of chi. The ancient Chinese believed that the land with the best energy would have the best kingdom, and would last the longest.

The main tools used to see if your room has feng shui are the compass and the ba-gua. The ba-gua is a grid that has symbols of the I Ching. The compass is used to find background information about a room or building. Having these tools makes it easier to find out if you should make a feng shui building in a specific location, or if your house or building has good feng shui.

To have a good feng shui bedroom you have to follow the rules of feng shui. The most important thing is having a balance of yin and yang. You need to make sure that they are evenly balanced otherwise too much of one could cause you to feel stressed. In a feng shui bedroom you do not want to face the door from the far side of the room. Also your bed should be in a position that is not near the door or window. It should be in a position where there is a wall behind for support. Putting you bed in this position puts you in visual command of everything in your room. It allows you to face life straight on. In a fen shui bedroom you should never have a computer working desk, or television. These objects in your room can cause you to stress. You should also try to avoid low ceilings, sharp angles, a...
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