"Feng Shui to Improve energy levels of our Residence/office”
Scientists long ago have proven that everything in existence is made up of energy called Chi and everything around us is constantly interacting with this energy within us; which can either positive or negative. Feng Shui can help transform the negative energy within a living space into the positive energy.
Feng Shui provides a new perspective for viewing life and the space in which we live and work. Its principles recognize the influence of nature and energy in the environment, using our understanding of how energy in living and working spaces impacts and affects the quality of our lives. Feng Shui creates spaces that are in alignment with our own sense of harmony and serenity. It allows us to alter and use the energy of our environment to our best advantage; improving not just the aesthetics but also the feeling of our surroundings. Achieving a harmonious balance of the energy in a space and our goals and intentions for life, allows us to flow more easily towards achieving all that we want. Following are the things/tools that can increase the overall positive energy of our house/office immediately.
Flowers – For Growth
Plants play an important role in Feng Shui because they bring a life force into the home and help to keep the air fresh & lively. Plants in & around the house are source of balance and prosperity since Green is the colour of growth and harmony.
Depending on their shape, plants create different types of energy.
Upright plants with pointed leaves are yang, and are useful in the South and in corners to move energy. Round-leaved and drooping plants are more yin and calming, and best placed in the North.Plants should be healthy as sick plants and those with pale colour Or which shed leaves and flowers profusely will create stagnant energy.
Some of the Flowers having special significance in Feng Shui are described below:-
- Jasmine s the plant of friendship. - Peonies are emblems of good fortune, long life & love when placed in Southwest zone. - Chrysanthemums bring happiness. - The Narcissus is for good luck. - Irises come in the exact shade of purple to activate your wealth corner i.e. Southeast zone. - The lotus is the sacred flower & brings peace, purity and spiritual growth. - Red geraniums are thought to attract Prosperity & are popular Feng Shui flowers. - Sunflowers can bring brightness and enthusiasm in life. - Lilies are regarded as an emblem of abundance. Mirrors – For Balance
Mirrors are powerful Feng Shui tools because their reflective quality has the effect of sending shar chi back to its origin. Mirrors also widen narrow, cramped corners and extend walls to make up for missing corners.
However, they should be used carefully. They must not reflect the main door, nor should they reflect toilets. Mirrors are auspicious in dinning rooms but should not reflect the bed in the bedroom.Mirrors are especially useful in small spaces where theyapparently double the size of the area.
Bagua mirrors are used to protect a house from malign energies which may attack the occupants. They are used on front doors to deflect the influence of negative energy sources i.e. harsh corners, tall objects penetrating roads, roadside trees or poles, H.T. cables etc. Bagua mirrors represent a yin energy cycle and as such should never be hung inside the house or they will affect the energies of the occupants.
At home and in the office also, the mirrors used in Northeast, North or East helps in Education, Peace, Career & Family Growth respectively; but placing a mirror on South, Southeast or Southwest wall destroys health, reputation and harmony.
Colour – For Harmony
Color is one of the easiest ways to shift the energy in your space with Feng Shui.
Each color is an expression of one of the Basic Five Feng Shui Elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood. The elements are used in specific areas according to the energy map of your space.
This Feng Shui color-guide will help you choose the best colors to create a harmonious/ prosperous Feng Shui home. Choose the Feng Shui colors according to the energy you need and bring them into your space with the wall color, art, photography, or various other decor items.
FIRE - PASSION AND HIGH ENERGY
A balanced Feng Shui Fire element in your space will bring a supporting energy in all your career efforts and will help you achieve recognition. Fire is the Feng Shui element of South. Suggested Feng Shui Fire Element Colors are: · Red · Orange · Pink · Strong Yellow
EARTH - NOURISHMENT AND STABILITY A strong and harmonious Feng Shui Earth element in your home will help create stability, nourishment and protection for all your relationships. Earth is the Feng Shui element of Northeast, Southwest and Center of your home.
Suggested Earth Element Colors are: · Yellow · Beige · Brown
METAL - CLARITY AND PRECISENESS
Feng Shui Metal element brings the qualities of sharpness, precision, clarity and efficiency; its balanced presence will help you live with clarity and lightness. Metal is the Feng Shui element of West and Northwest. Keeping pictures of helpful people adds Mentors in our lives. Having awards, certificates & details of clients help in multiplying the same. Suggested Metal Element Colors are:
· Gray · White · Gold & Silver
WATER - EASE, FRESHNESS AND ABUNDANCE
A harmonious Feng Shui Water element will bring a refreshing energy of calm, ease, purity and freshness. Water is also the ancient symbol of abundance, thus a potent Feng Shui cure. It is the Feng Shui element of North. From one school of thought water element is also good to use in the East and Southeast areas of your space; which needs correction as Southeast is also the zone of fire which is enemical to water. Suggested Feng Shui Water Element Colors are:
· Blue · Black
WOOD - HEALTH AND VITALITY
Lush and healing, the Feng Shui Wood element will bring the energy of health, vitality and growth. It is also an expression of abundance, thus an ancient Feng Shui cure for wealth and prosperity. Wood is the Feng Shui element of the East and Southeast areas of your space. Wood element is also good to use in the South. Feng Shui Wood Element Colors are:
· Green · Brown
Fountains or Waterfalls
Moving water is a symbol of money and splendor. Even the picture of the waterfall / water-body in a house or business premises leads to happiness, riches, wealth and mutual love in the family. They should be avoided in the bedroom to ensure mutual understanding and harmony between the couple. Best areas to have your fountain are the following:
· East Zone - Health & Family · Northeast Zone - Prosperity and Abundance · North Zone – Cash Flow & Career Growth
Wind chimes are popular in Feng Shui for attracting chi with their movement and conversion of wind energy into pleasant tinkling sound energy. Wind chimes add to new Clients, new information and achievements in business. The sound should be very pleasing. Wind chimes help to enhance the good vibrations, that can boost your fame, career and health as well.
For example, for enhancement in the result of West & Northwest zones, one should have a wind chime made of metal. Wind chimes made of bamboo and wood are good as enhancers in the East & Southeast, while wind chimes made from glass / clay / ceramics can be used in the Southwest.
Five rod wind chimes are preferred in Southwest and mainly used for protection from unwanted energy flow. Six rod yellow/ golden wind chime are used for Northwest zone for adding helpful people in your lines whereas seven rod white/ silver wind chimes are preferred in western area for adding rest in life. Normally, five rod wooden/ bamboo wind chimes are used in East/ Southeast zone but four rod wind chimes must be avoided in any zone.
Crystal or glass chandeliers are a perfect Feng Shui enhancement because they combine beautiful lighting with the chi-enhancing properties of many light catching facets. Crystals/Crystal balls with careful cuts fill the entire room with its rays of positive energy. Crystals are a strong earth element which can be used in the Southwest to help you reach your goal of solidifying business partnerships, attracting a spouse, or strengthening the bonds of any important relationship.
It also helps to improve the chances of sudden profitability by speculation and rekindles the luck too. Rose quartz is successfully used to enhance love, romance and marriage prospects. If your child tends to get overexcited
easily and has trouble focusing or concentrating; using crystals can be very helpful in his/her room.
Wearing a bracelet, pendant or mala made of crystal is also a very very powerful way of adding concentration, strength & stability in one’s life; especially for those who are missing 2, 5 & 8 numbers in their birth details (Date, Month & Year of birth).
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