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Authentic Traditional Classical Chinese Feng Shui

 

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Authentic Traditional Chinese Feng Shui is a Chinese science studying the relationship between the environment, spaces and people, the art of living in harmony with the environment, Qi or Chi, in order to maximize health, wellbeing, prosperity and success. Authentic Traditional Feng Shui is a Chinese metaphysic helping us being in the right place at the right time, to better place ourselves in time. Authentic Traditional Feng Shui is a Taoist art, a science taking into account the external environment, Qi, coming from the hills, sea, rivers, lakes, roads, rocks, buildings, etc... which impacts our life.

The Philosophical Basis of Feng Shui

The origins of Feng Shui

Feng Shui takes its origins in the history of the Taoist philosophy appeared over 4.000 years ago. It was in the past called Kan Yu meaning "the study of heaven and earth". The Taoism philosophy is based on the way of thinking of Lao Tzu who dictated a treatise of five thousand words to a frontier guardsman before his departure. This gatekeeper was called Wen Shih, also known as Wen Tzu, who later became the first disciple of Lao Tzu. This treatise, is now known as the Tao Te Ching, first text in Taoism, product of the Classical Taoism of the Spring and Autumn period, 770 to 476 bc. Lao Tzu was for many historians and scholars a sage, an individual who understood the natural order of things, the Tao, and lived in harmony with it.

The use of Feng Shui

In old times, Feng Shui was not used for private properties or business. It was only used for the Yin Feng Shui to identify the right places for cemeteries and graves of Chinese Emperors' families and very wealthy Chinese families who could afford to ensure prosperity of their descendents. In China, specially in Hong Kong and Taiwan, people continue using Yin Feng Shui. It is only since last century that Feng Shui is used as Yang Feng Shui, to improve homes, business and people's lives.

Today, Feng Shui is available to all and for all kind of properties.

Authentic Traditional Chinese Feng Shui

The four aspects of Chinese philosophy that contribute to the development of feng shui are: Qi of the environment, the Ba Gua (the 8 trigrams), the Yin & Yang and the Wu Xing (five elements transformations). Traditional Feng Shui is also called Authentic Feng Shui or Classical Feng Shui.

Even if Feng Shui comes from China, remedies used in traditional Feng Shui have nothing to do with good luck items sold in Chinese shops. They are beautiful to decorate your property but have no energetic value in Authentic Traditional Feng Shui.

Feng Shui is based on the following principles

YIN & YANG, THE TAI CHI SYMBOL

 

Yin and Yang are the positive and negative principles that govern all human existence. These primordial forces are in opposition, however, when combined, they symbolize perfect harmony, Tai Chi.

Everything in the universe contains varying proportions of Yin and Yang.

Yin is black, darkness, feminine, passive, moon, rain, earth, winter, cold.

Yang is white, lightness, masculine, active, sun, light, mountain, summer, heat.

The fact that the most important part at the top is the brightest and the most important part at the bottom is the darkest corresponds to the ascent of Yang (what is hot, owned by Yang, rises and tends to expand to the south) and retraction of Yin (which is cold, contracts and descends to the north).

 

For this reason, in authentic traditional Feng Shui, we will always apply the white at the top and the black at the bottom so the North is always at the bottom and the South always on top.

 


WU XING PAI, THE 5 TRANSFORMATIONS OF QI

 


Wu means "five" and Xing means "transformation, change, movement." The naming of elements is that each transformation is represented by an identifiable element in nature. Feng Shui Wu Xing theory governs all Taoist Arts and is a basic fundamental understanding of phenomena.

There are two types of key interactions:
- The productive cycle - Xiang Sheng (相胜)

Wood (burning) producing Fire (forming ash) producing Earth (containing metal) producing the metal which (in liquefying) producing Water. Than Water allows the wood to grow and a new cycle begins.

    - Le destructive cycle- Xian ke (相克 )

Wood destroys Earth (it retains its roots and that of its empty substances) that destroys Water (spread on earth, it disappears), which extinguished the Fire that melts Metal that cuts Wood (ax or saw are metal).

 

 


BA GUA, THE EIGHT TRIGRAMS OF THE LUO PAN

 

There is two kind of Ba Gua used In Feng Shui: the He Tu of the Former Heaven and the Luo Shu of the Later Heaven, both essential to the practice of Feng Shui Techniques.
The Ba Gua shown on the picture is the Luo Shu and represents the eight trigrams of the Feng Shui Luo Pan, each of them representing a direction, a family member, an element, a season, a part of the body, a taste, etc...
The information given by the He Tu and the Luo Shu help the Feng Shui Expert Consultant understanding what happens in your property and adapt the remedies in consequence.

 

 


BA ZHAI FA, THE METHOD OF THE EIGHT MANSIONS

 


The method of Eight Mansions studies how the orientation of a building in the space changes the receipt of external energy and creates beneficial or harmful areas or sectors according to their geographic direction that can be improved with objects placed wisely.

This method has its origin in the ancient teachings of the I Ching, which is one of the founding works of Chinese Taoist thought.

 

At a second level of analysis, the method of Eight Mansions examines the resonance of each individual with his place of life and allows you to choose the best areas of the home or building for important activities.

 

As a third level, we will see what good 4 and 4 bad directions of each person are and at what corresponds each of them. Then, we will see which elements will be necessary in order to improve the beneficial sectors and ease the harmful ones.

 


DI LI THE STUDY OF THE ENVIRONMENT (SAN HE & SAN YUAN)

 


The environmental Feng Shui, previously called Di Li, translated by land and environment, is based on the study of the external forms of the environment of a site.

The site, where a building is constructed is the focal point where the energies, external Qi from the environment meets influencing our live and the ones of the other occupants.

 

 

This method will confirm that rather than investing in painful and expensive external changes to improve the Qi flow, it is better to make a Feng Shui expert audit at the evaluation of land before it's acquisition to ensure that it matches with what you are looking for, being a house, a shop, an office, a hotel, a golf course or anything else.

 


SAN HE PAI, FORMULAS OF THE THREE HARMONIES SCHOOL

 

San He Pai, the Feng Shui School of the 3 harmonies is very important in Feng Shui.  It has multiple precise formulas taking into account the places and directiosn of the main door, the mountains and water around a site.
These directions are measured by the Luo Pan, Chinese compass, and most formulas come from combinations of the He Tu of the Later Heaven Sequence of the Trigrams and the Luo Shu of the Former Sequence of the Trigrams.

The San He formulas help you choose the right place for building your property, the right direction and also help to avoid the harmful places and directions where the Qi is stagnant.

 

This method is not well known as it is mainly used for large buildings such as power centers, administrative centers and commercial buildings. Some of the application of these formulas can be applied on a smaller scale for individual dwellings, but mainly on rural sites, mountainous and next to water areas like the sea, a lake or a river and in some cases could be represented by buildings and roads or even recreated arficially when the budget allows you transformations.

 


XUAN KONG FEI XING, THE FLYING STARS OF SAN YUAN SCHOOL

 


The Xuan Kong Fei Xing is part of the School of the Mysterious Voids, Xuan Kong Pai which has two branches: the Flying Stars, Xuan Kong Fei Xing and the Big Hexagram, Xuan Kong Da Gua.

For many Chinese Feng Shui Masters, the Xuan Kong Fei Xing represents the ultimate method in Feng Shui. It is a dynamic method, very complex and rich in implications.
When a building is built in a particular place, the act of building it, fixes in this living place some particular energies whose nature will depend on both the geographical orientation of the construction and the exact time of birth of the building.

 

This energy shot will determine the unique qualities that will benefit the house throughout its existence. Some energies will reflect health-related and well-being phenomenas of its occupants and others are directly related to the career and finances of these.

 


XUAN KONG DA GUA, THE BIG HEXAGRAM OF THE SAN YUAN

 

The Xuan Kong School has two main branches, the Xuan Kong Fei Xing translated as the mysterious void of the flying stars and the Xuan Kong Da Gua translated as the mysterious void of the big hexagram.

 

This Feng Shui Da Gua method gives information about links between the three plans in order to note and anticipate actions.

 

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ZE RI - DATE SELECTION

 

Ze Ri Date Selection remains a pivotal field in Chinese Metaphysics. It is an important Feng Shui complementary service used to select any founding event such as starting a business, launching a new product, a job interview, the start of a new job, signing a contract, marriage proposals, getting married, go on holiday, move home and any other important event.

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BAZI - BIRTH ENERGETIC BALANCE

 

The Chinese Ba Zi method known in English as "the method of four pillars of destiny" is in fact translated textually from Chinese by 8 Characters or 8 words and is based on the solar calendar, the 5 transformations of elements and the Yin and Yang aspects of each of them.

The moment a person is born determines its energy matrix, such as a snapshot taken at the initial moment of life that will...

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See more information about Authentic Traditional Feng Shui on Wikipedia


 

  • Feng Shui Consultations
  • Ba Zi Energetic Balance
  • Date Selection
  • Xuan Kong Da Gua
  • Annual Assessment

Traditional Feng Shui Consultations and Audits

You have a problem that cannot get solved between health, wealth, relationships, education and life direction? With Feng Shui, we can find your problem source and help you make it better and often, solve it completely.

On-site and online Feng Shui Consultations

Ba Zi Energetic Balance

With the four pillars of destiny, discover which are your strengths and weaknesses so that to know how you can improve your life through the Chinese metaphysics.

Ba Zi Four Pillars Energetic Balance

Auspicious Date Selection

To start something important, new, having a duration in time like a wedding, the opening of a new business, moving home, put a property for sale, launch a new product, etc...

Auspicious Date Selection

Consultation in Xuan Kong Da Gua - 64 Hexagrams of the I Ching

Among others, activating a specific formula bringing you Prosperity and Wealth, or, Prosperity and Harmony in your family or business relationships.

XKDG 64 Hexagrams

Feng Shui Annual Assessment

Every year, the environmental energies change and it is essential in Traditional Feng Shui to update your audit and adapt to the new yearly Qi influences.

Feng Shui Annual Assessment