What is Feng Shui?
Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art and science that was developed about 3,000 years ago. It teaches the way to balance energies in any given space. Feng Shui is a complex subject that focuses on balancing energies.
The word Feng Shui is divided into two- Feng means wind and Shui means water. Wind and water are two very important elements and are associated to good fortune and health. Feng Shui is a vast subject and is based on understanding of nature which states that the land is chi or energy with which it is surrounded.
Feng Shui has five basic elements and it is based on the theories of yin and yang. There are certain principles to following Feng Shui that can help you keep your home, office, garden or any place for that matter positive and happy. There are many Feng Shui objects that people keep at their homes and different places to get the best out of it. A few commonly kept objects are –
Wind Chimes- This is a yin product and when they chime, they produce a rhythmic sound in the environment.
Bamboo flute- In Feng Shui, bamboo is a symbol of endurance, strength and power. It is believed that if two flutes are crossed behind you, it can protect you from poison arrows.
Candles- The soft light from the candles spread a soft harmonious balance of yang/light and yin/shadow.
Dragon- The Feng Shui dragon is a symbol of growth.
Tortoise- The tortoise is known as a wise animal. It is to be kept in the north and it keeps the human body and spirit alive.
There are many more Feng Shui objects that can make a difference to your lifestyle. It’s all about knowing about them and following it the right way.