Feng Shui Dragon symbols, their strength and purpose are enchanting and at the same time it is real. Some may call it a myth. Some call it a useless belief. The results have been witnessed and successful results have been and will be presently utilized across the world today.
Feng Shui was developed by the Buddhists, but it is not associated with any religion or spiritual body. It is considered to be an Earth Science. It may be considered as the foundation of Quantum Physics and Relativity.
The United States and the western countries believe in this practice and philosophy and are facilitating it also as it is real and it does work. It enchants and stimulates the imagination. The Feng Shui Dragon is one of the four celestial animals holding a place of importance yet strong symbol in feng shui. The other three powerful symbols in Feng Shui are the Tortoise, the White Tiger and the Red Bird (the Phoenix).
The Feng Shui Dragon symbolizes the classic Yang symbol, male vigor, bravery and potency. It is generous and full of energy. The Feng Shui Dragon becomes a very strong and potent symbol when placed in the east corner of any house or room, except some exceptions listed below. The dragon image can be put facing in other directions also.
In Chinese culture and probably even in the Western culture feng shui dragon is the most powerful, auspicious and magnificent of all the other celestial creatures and should be treated with utmost respect. For generations, the dragon has been the classic symbol of luck, harmony, prosperity and honor. In ancient days, Emperors of China considered themselves as dragons and the symbol of dragon could exclusively be used by them only.
The Dragon's cosmic breath is considered to have developed the chi of the universe. Chi is divided into three phases. These are Sheng (moving upwards or moving forward), Si (dying or declining), and Sha (indicative and adverse energy). Feng Shui is the positive and good chi energy in the Sheng category. It is a favorable energy and is witnessed in places that are illuminated, uplifting, and refreshing. Living in such places is generally happy and soothing.
The positive energy Sheng Chi brings good luck and wealth into our homes and workplaces, making it a representative of good luck. The Feng Shui Dragons are a powerful device and motivator of business luck also. They generate foresight and prudence to the elderly, regard and honor to the family and at the same time they protect the owner in the coming years.
The Feng Shui Dragon is the fifth symbol of the Chinese zodiac and it represents earth.
Its companions are the Monkey, the Rat Monkey and the Rooster. The Feng Shui Dragon is often portrayed in paintings, statues or sculptures holding a pearl or ball. This represents victory and success in career and wealth achievement.