Feng Shui

Feng Shui is literally translated as Wind Water. It is a method of investigating geographical features used in site selection and construction of dwellings, cities, and tombs, etc. by means of examining soil and tasting water. Its core concept is the harmonious coexistence between human beings and nature.

 History
Feng Shui has a very long history. As early as in the Zhou Dynasty (1046 – 256 BC), people used methods of observing soil, tasting water, and investigating terrain to choose the ideal base. In the Warring States Period (475 – 221 BC), the famous militarist and politician of the Qin State, Yan Junji predicted the future by observing the geographical features. In the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD), basic theories of FengShui formed, based on observing surrounding geographical characteristics. By the Song Dynasty (960 – 1279 AD), FengShui was been widely believed to be a horoscope by common people.

 Different Schools
As time passed by, FengShui developed into many different schools. The existing two main schools are Xingshi School and Liqi School. Xingshi School focuses on the study of mountains and rivers and site selection for architecture. Its main method is examining soil and tasting water andfollowers advocate that houses should be built at the mountain foot, encircled by mountains, exposed to the sun, and facing water. Liqi School pays more attention to the position and layout of architecture by using eight diagrams and twelve earthly branches, which mainly derive from ‘The Book of Changes' and astronomy. The famous tool of Liqi School isthe FengShui compass. In history, famous FengShui experts are well versed in both Xingshi and Liqi theories.

 Major Principles
No matter what school of FengShui they share major principles such as, in accordance with local conditions, leaning against mountains, facing waters, and facing south during site selection and construction work, etc.

 Feng Shui Decorations
They are used in daily lives to bring good luck in health, finance, relationships, and career,drive off evil spirits, and break taboos.

 Feng Shui and Architecture
When talking about Chinese architecture, especially ancient Chinese architecture, FengShui is sure to be mentioned. It can be said that FengShui is the key part of ancient Chinese architecture, which is also widely used in modern architecture.
Further Reading: Feng Shui Tips for Home, Graveyard Feng Shui, China Cities with Good Feng Shui

 Arguments 
Although rich in history, some FengShui theories cannot be explained by contemporary science. Thus, some consider it a belief, or even superstition, which has retarded the progress of China’s architecture and interior designing. However, supporters think that it is an interdisciplinary branch concerning geophysics, hydrogeology, meteorology, architecture, and ecology. Whatever side one is on, the contributions FengShui has made to ancient Chinese architecture and China's customs cannot be neglected.
- Last modified on Nov. 18, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Feng Shui
Asked by G from UNITED STATES | Jan. 25, 2020 12:57Reply
Moving to new Home
My husband n I are both Monkey's (1980) and I was wondering if 2020 would be a good year for us financially and would moving into a new home be a good move for us this year? if so when would be the best time for us to move?
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Answered by Nicholas from FRANCE | Feb. 03, 2020 19:22
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Generally speaking, your wealth condition would be stable. Thus it will be ok for you to move into a new home this year. Each month has several lucky dates to move into. You can provide the rough time.
Asked by Michael from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 01, 2020 21:55Reply
Born Snake year 10 November 1953, Please advise the best day and month for moving to a new house.
We would like to move in January or February 2020.
Please advise the best day to move in for Snake, Goat and Rooster Star Sign.
Thanks & Best Regards
Michael
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Answered by Camden from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 02, 2020 21:54
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Jan. 03, Jan. 12, Jan. 16, Jan. 24, Jan. 27, Feb. 06, Feb. 09, Feb. 12, Feb. 18, Feb. 19, Feb. 22 and Feb. 24 are lucky dates for you.
Asked by Cathy from USA | Nov. 17, 2019 12:44Reply
1953 female snake
What May future hold for me? I am a professional caregiver and would like to turn my home into a personal care home for those unable to afford a nursing home, yet cannot live alone. Thank you kindly 🙏
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Answered by Liam from NEW ZEALAND | Nov. 18, 2019 22:01
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Hello, Cathy, you should have more confidence about yourself. Generally speaking, you have enough abilities to make it happens. Good luck!
Asked by Karma from BHUTAN | Nov. 10, 2019 03:00Reply
I’m rooster male ..1981..14 th July ..so what will be my luck color n number?
I’m rooster male ..what will be my lucky color n number ?
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Answered by Dinah from GERMANY | Nov. 10, 2019 23:31
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Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8
Lucky Colors: gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow

Hope helpful!
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