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.

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

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 Aug. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Feng Shui
Asked by CRG from PHILIPPINES | Oct. 07, 2019 20:24Reply
Is Oct. 16, 2019 a good to start a business if I am a wood rabbit?
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Answered by Aaliyah from AUSTRALIA | Oct. 07, 2019 22:54

Yes, the prediction shows that it will be an auspicious date for you.
Answered by CRG from PHILIPPINES | Oct. 08, 2019 04:00

Thank you
Asked by Florlyn from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 13, 2019 18:12Reply
I am female rabbit
I want to ask what a best business for me to start?what lucky charm at lucky date to open?
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Answered by Jacob from UKRAINE | Sep. 17, 2019 20:52

Oh, you are suggested to open a business related to your familiar fields. Before making the decision, you are suggested to listen to experienced people's advice. In addition, the prediction shows that you will have a large chance to meet lucky starts which can provide some necessary help.
Asked by Teresita Sabacan from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 23, 2019 03:17Reply
I want to open a bridal gown rentals this september what is the best date to open an what to do.
I literary birn on july 4, 1979, but i used july 4, 1976, because my mother registered me late, is there and i am planning to open a shop what is the best date and lucky charm to use, thank you.
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Answered by Ralph from CANADA | Aug. 27, 2019 01:19

You could consider starting your business in September 1, 4, 9, 19, etc. Do you mean your true birth date is in 1979? There are high chances for you to make good achievements in your favorite industry. You might encounter some troubles in your career but remember to stick to it and don't give up easily. Your best working partners will be rabbit, horse and pig.
Answered by Teresita from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 27, 2019 07:06

Thank you sir for helping me finding the good date to open a business, my husband was born in the year of pig and he is my partner. Wish all the best for both of us.
Asked by Carla from USA | Aug. 18, 2019 13:10Reply
I am 1973 female ox and it’s been very bad no money nothing I do helps what do I do to change luck
It’s been very bad lost job due to jealousy coworkers and have no money since feb my luck is bad everything is all bad nothing I do goes ok what do I do now very confused
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Answered by David from CANADA | Aug. 19, 2019 20:31

You need to keep the positive attitude towards these difficulties. You have outstanding abilities to obtain better jobs. Thus don't worry. The overall in the second half of the year would change into a better stage. You are suggested to catch the opportunities timely.
Answered by Carla ox 1973 from USA | Aug. 20, 2019 09:14

I’ve been trying. Nothing seems to be coming in money wise and since I was let go from my job due to gossip and lies against I plan to get an attorney. 2 employees before were harassing me and making my life very hard Iam speaking to an attorney will I get any compensation since they haven’t paid me for past Months
Answered by David | Aug. 20, 2019 18:11

Well, if you can get some evidence, then you will have chance to get some compensation.
Asked by Gela from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 04, 2019 18:18Reply
Is it good to have a wedding on the date Dec 2, 2021 (12-02-2021)?
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Answered by Kevin from CANADA | Feb. 12, 2019 00:42

Hi, whether it is a good date depends on both of you and your partner's dates of birth.
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