Traditional Chinese Medicine
Feng Shui Products
Chinese Feng Shui is the ancient art of selecting auspicious sites for buildings and serves to arrange furniture and décor in a home or office to support those that will be using that space. Because of its longevity, Feng Shui is often associated with myths and legends, stories and superstition. Feng Shui products in the modern world are a mixture of symbolic icons from the ages, Feng Shui remedies and traditional talisman that have transcended time and provide positive thought and energy in and around your space.
Feng Shui products exist for love and relationships, wealth, health and strength. There are Feng Shui products that can be used for positive reinforcement before an exam or job interview and Feng Shui products that ward off evil influences and pressure directed at a home or individual. Your Feng Shui consultation will provide guidance on the best places to position certain feng shui symbols to enhance that attribute you are seeking in your life.
Listed here are explanations of popular Feng Shui products that can provide positive thinking within your space and if placed in the correct energy sector of you home, provide real and tangible difference to your life.
Three Legged Money FrogA symbol for generating money luck and positioned inside the front entrance facing into the home or cash register. The three legged frog sits on a bed of coins and spits money into your home. In ancient China, food was considered a sign of prosperity. The frog constantly feasts on mosquitoes - an animal with abundance. The Three Legged Money Frog is a must for retail shops and anyone wishing prosperity and wealth for feng shui in a home or business.
Precious Wu Lu GourdRepresenting health and longevity it can be placed on a mantle or around a door knob. The gourd is carried by the God of Longevity Li Tieguai - one of the 8 immortals and said to carry the elixir of life within the gourd that hangs from his staff. The 8 Immortals. The Precious Wu Lu Gourd is an ancient and favourite charm.
Maneki Neko (Waving Cat)Often seen in retail stores, the 'waving' cat raises its right paw to symbolise protection of wealth and good fortune. The Lucky Money Cat originates in a temple in Kyoto, Japan, called Shonenji, more commonly known as Nekodera, (The Cat Temple). A kindly priest had no money but looked after a cat. The cat repaid him by entering the spirit realm and seeking wealthy patrons for the temple. The Lucky Cat is believed to be an incarnation of Quan Yin, Goddess of Mercy. The Lucky Money Cat wears a collar with a bell, to represent protection. The Money Cat wore an apron around its neck, this was a custom often used for Buddha statues placed by the side of roads. Again, this is a must have for feng shui of retail stores and offices.
Laughing BuddhaMaitreya Buddha is a well known symbol of happiness, kindness, wealth and innocent contented joy. By rubbing his rounded belly, it will bring good luck and prosperity. Laughing Buddha represents what we all strive to achieve - inner contentment and happiness. Place as a welcoming feature at your entrance or living room so the whole family can share in this happiness.
I-Ching CoinsAncient Chinese used Chinese coins called I-ching coins as a protective measure against disease and negative chi. With a hole in the middle, they were worn on belts and also symbolised wealth and prosperity. They are used today in performing I-Ching and hung in various numbers with red or yellow string for Feng Shui cures and to symbolise wealth and abundance. To ward off sickness in a space in your home with star 2, the traditional remedy is to hang a string of 6 i-ching coins on red string.
FansUsed today as an ornamental and decorative feature, fans have been used in many ancient cultures as a means of communication. They are a tool to offer protection and hide behind and also represent a way to deflect negative chi from sharp angles and long corridors. Fans are tools to circulate the energy around you - dispelling negative chi and reinforcing positive chi. Chinese Feng Shui for the home will traditionally place the fan in dark corners, long hallways or dimly lit rooms.
Feng Shui DragonThe feng shui dragon is considered one of the most influential and powerful symbols in Chinese tradition. The mythical dragon represents protection, courage, determination and good fortune. This is ideal to put on your office or study desk.
Fu DogsUsed to ward off physical shars and protect the occupant's money and home. One is male (yang) and always has a round ball under or between his feet and the other is female (yin) and has a baby beneath. The male is placed on the right hand side of the door and the female on the left hand side facing the negative influence.
The symbolic features detailed here are the popular product associated with Chinese Feng Shui. Your Chinese Feng Shui consultant will be able to recommend appropriate statues, talisman and remedies for your home or office depending on the internal energy flowing in and around your environment.
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