11 Ways of Inviting Good Feng Shui Energy in Your House
Are you interested in Astrology? Well, who isn’t? You may or may not believe in astrology but it is definitely interesting. Somewhere down the line, we all want to believe in something which is bigger than us. One popular form of pseudoscience is Feng Shui. It is an ancient art and science formalized 3,000 years ago but the practices go back 6,000 years. Feng Shui literally meaning Wind-Water, is an ancient Chinese philosophy. Feng-Shui containing elements of philosophy, astrology and astronomy believes the land is filled with Chi (Qi) energy.
It harmonizes the energy between humans and the environment (the universe). It is often considered as a mere art of placement of things, understanding how the placement of these objects can affect the various areas of your life. Although it is more than that, Feng-Shui is a complex body of knowledge which helps us balance the energies in our life in any given space. Although Feng-Shui is regarded as a pseudoscience by the scientific community but the architectural community & Interior designer seem to have adapted it. It was more popular in native eastern parts of the world but recently became favored in the Western part of the world.
What is Chi Energy?
Since we will be using the word chi energy a lot further, it is very important we tell you what chi-energy is. Chi or Qi energy is a believed by the Chinese culture as an essential part of the universe. It means material energy, life force and energy flow. In a nutshell, Chi-Energy is the energy of life and it is important to balance the energy between yin-yang and 5 elements.
Why is Feng-ShuiImportant?
According to Feng-Shui, good fortune comes in many forms, good health, wealth, a full-filing relationship and strong career. There are 2 basic principles of Feng-Shui:
1) The Principle of Yin-Yang:
It is an important principle to Feng-Shui as the core belief lies in the balance of Yin (Feminine) & Yang (Masculine) energy.
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It is thereby important to maintain the Yin-Yang balance for a good flow of Chi-Energy.
2) The Principle of 5 elements:
It is another basic principle of Feng-Shui. As per this, there are 5 elements in the universe which are Wood, Fire, Metal, Earth and Water. These elements interact with each other in productive or destructive cycles. Each of these is represented by a few colours which are as follows:
Correct placement of these colours is very important for the flow of Chi-Energy in your house or workspace.
By now we know what Feng-Shui is and why is it so important? Well, we all want success in our career, good health for us and our family, happiness in our house, fortune with wealth & a warm vibe in our relationships. Feng-Shui helps us accomplish and maintain peace in all aspects of our life. If we can achieve a content life with just little efforts then why not give it a try? If you never try, you will never know it, and moreover, Feng-Shui is not pseudoscience but an art with the elements of philosophy, astrology and astronomy.
Let’s have a look at a few Feng-Shui items which will help you bring the charm to your house:
1) Feng Shui Turtles On Top Of A Dragon:
It is a very traditional, simple and popular symbol in the Feng-Shui culture. It is portrayed beautifully with the turtle having the body of a turtle but the head of Dragon, standing on a bed of coins while carrying a baby turtle on his back. If I talk about it personally, when I look at this piece of Feng-Shui I believe that it is trying to tell us that no matter how small we look (like a turtle) but we have capabilities to be fierce and strong (like a dragon).
The energy of a dragon identifies with courage and good luck while the energy of a turtle identifies with stability & security. It brings prosperity to your business, helps you improve relationships and protects you from evil energies.
2) The 8 immortals Symbol:
It is a very powerful symbol portraying the 8 powerful immortals who are always there to help humans in their various ambitions and dreams.
3) The Fu Dogs:
Fu-Dogs are a classic sign of protection and also referred to as Guardian Lions. They are a symbol of family wealth and social status which is why, they are displayed as a couple. The male Fu-Dog signifies protection and control towards his house, while female Fu-Dog signifies strong maternal protection instinct.
4) The Yin-Yang Symbol:
Yin-Yang is one of the basic theories in Feng-Shui which is why the yin-yang artefact is the most basic and helpful symbol. According to the Yin-Yang theory, there are 2 opposing but interconnected energies in the universe and are important to be kept in balance.
There is no correct or original position of this symbol as it is a basic artefact which is used to balance energies in your house or office.
5) The Mandarin Ducks:
The Mandarin Ducks are the classic sign of love & passion in Feng-Shui. They always come in pair indicating the commitment and loyalty in a relationship. Having love problems? Mandarin Ducks are here for your rescue. They help in attracting the right energy to your love life. Mandarin Ducks not only help couples in keeping maintaining their relationship but, also help singles attract their Mr./ Mrs Right.
6) Arowana Fish:
The Arowana Fish is one of the most powerful Feng-Shui symbols. It is also known as Dragon Fish and is a sign of wealth & power. Arowana fish is used to attract wealth, a good career and luck in health. Place these beautiful fishes in your house or office for growth in your business, and advancement in career.
7) The Feng-Shui Dragon:
The Feng-Shui Dragon is an auspicious & powerful figure. Usually, Dragons are considered as evil, winged & fire-breathing reptiles. Feng-Shui Dragons are depicted very differently, they are seen as cheerful, whimsical & happy creatures. These Dragons signify prosperity, fertility, success & strength. The Dragon figure is holding a pearl in his hand signifying opportunity, wealth & power.
8) 9 Level Feng Shui Pagoda:
The 9 Level Pagoda is an auspicious symbol of wisdom, peace and harmony. It symbolizes heightened perception & awareness.
Pagodas as Feng-Shui are used for academic luck and better career opportunities. If you or someone you know is having academic trouble or, is planning higher education then 9 level pagoda can definitely help. Pagodas are also known to absorb the negative energy coming your way.
9) Two Running Horses:
The horse brings the energy of accomplishment, glory, exemption, and speed. Two Running Horses signify the arrival of good luck and wealth in your house swiftly.
This charming piece of artefact attracts accelerated prosperity and victory to your house or office. It also helps one get fame in their area of interest.
10) Feng-Shui Money Frog or The 3 Legged Toad:
As the name suggests, the Feng-Shui money frog is used to attract wealth into your house or office. It has a very interesting story behind it, the legends say that the wife of one of the immortals stole the potion of immorality turning her into the toad. The toad offers money to the owner and brings lots of luck in business.
11) The Feng-Shui Tortoise:
The Tortoise is a celestial animal, also considered as the guardian. It is seen as a symbol of endurance, protection and wisdom. It brings stability in personal & professional life. The Feng-Shui tortoise helps one cope up with mental health issues and bring peace into life.
So Feng-Shui is an ancient Chinese art and philosophy which helps us balance our energies. It is similar to the familiar concept of chakras around us. The only difference is that chakras are around one person while Feng-Shui talks about energies around the universe.
Feng Shui is very helpful in balancing the areas of our lives which aren't in our control. It also helps us and makes our house look graceful and classy.