What is Feng Shui?
Feng Shui (pronounced Fung Shway) is an ancient chinese practice that involves art and science. It has been around for thousands of years. The practice relies in the laws of heaven and earth to help people balance their energies within space. This is to help them receive health and fortune.
Back in the ancient times, local chinese people believed that the energy of the land influences people living there. Feng Shui comes from Thaoism, which is based on religious and philosophical beliefs, and deals with nature. Thaoism is also based on the concept of “Yin and Yang”.
Before implementing Feng Shui principles to your home or office, you have to learn and understand its basic concepts..
Use of Symbols in Feng Shui
Many symbols have been used in Feng Shui to enhance different areas of life like health, prosperity, success, strength, love and relationship. Each symbol has a culturally specific history and meaning.
Analyzing Feng Shui in Your Office
A compass(Lo-Pan) and a grid (Ba-Gua) are used for analyzing Feng Shui energy in your home, office or any other place. The magnetic needle is surrounded by strategically placed concentric rings. The word “Lo” means everything and “Pan” means bowl. The ancient Chinese believed that the use of this Lo-Pan opens the mysteries of the Universe.
Though some of the methods involved in Feng Shui is easy to use, when it comes to the main part, it can take a long time, to get the hang of it. Mastering Feng Shui principles in its every aspect is not as easy as you think it is.
Basic Settings of Feng Shui
Air and Light of Good Quality: You should have clean fresh air and natural light in every area of your home and office. In order to implement this principle, it is a good idea to allow natural light into your home.The windows should be open on a regular basis. If you are a plant lover, use some air purifying plants for your Feng Shui setting or arrangement.
Getting Rid of Clutter: According to Feng Shui Principles, you should discard anything that belongs to the category of clutter, and those things that remind you of bad events and feelings in your house. If you have a lot of clutter in your home, all of it can’t be removed overnight.
The Use of Compass and Grid in Feng Shui
The use of compass and Ba-Gua can activate the energy maps in your home. When you connect with Ba-Gua, you will find out which areas or rooms in your office are connected with the Feng Shui concept.
After the basic Feng Shui is done, you will feel like a heavy burden has been removed from your shoulders. It is a very important thing to do because, you will have an immediate release of negativity. Also, it will be easier for you to move to the next phase.
When learning Feng Shui, you have to start off at the basic level in order to understand the entire process. After you have a good understanding of the basics, you can perceive the whole concept easily.