Fengshui-the ancient science
of tapping in the qi-energy has suddenly gained prominence globally. Even
skeptical westerners are falling for it hook, line and sinker. World renowned
Masters trot the globe as consultants to impart valuable knowledge to wannabes.
Dragons, Buddha’s, pagodas, wind chimes et al. glut the markets and most homes
and even offices resemble miniature China town! Welcome to the world of
plants, water, brass plates, bells, mud are all used as decoration in Feng shui.
Based on the kua or the birth date, these decorations can be placed in a certain
sector, facing the individual’s best direction. This ensures he gets what is
already freely available in nature!
most important aspect of Feng shui is not to clutter the space. Be it office or
home you need the energy to flow in and out freely. A laughing Buddha smiling at
you at the entrance to the home is a welcome sign. Wind chimes tinkling in the
wind play soothing music to the ears and create an ambience of peace at home. A
little mini flute made of bamboo can remove the negativity from your home and
help the positive energy to flow in. A water fountain at your fame or wealth
corner can enhance your life considerably.
plants play a major role in Feng shui. Bamboo also known as dracaena is a green
growing plant which can be kept in a bowl of water anywhere in the house or
office. If it is a commercial establishment then it is better to place it at the
cash counter. This indicates growth and prosperity. The same goes for money
plant also. If you have a kitchen garden or a lawn try and keep flowering plants
in plenty. For those of you in high rise a box at the kitchen counter or on the
window sill or indoor plants will do wonders. Try and balance the yin and yang
of Feng shui in your garden by contrasting the texture of rock and water. Plants
on the terrace or doorway attract the vital energy into your house.
but not the least the décor plays a major role in decorating your house. Colors
have a soothing effect on our minds. A light or pastel shade will give the room
an airy appearance as well as pleasant to the eyes. Avoid red and dark colors as
they are harsh and irritate people’s eyes. A pastel shade may uplift your
spirits and keep you in a good mood.
home décor when you are choosing colors to paint your living room choose a
bright color as you will be entertaining people there. For a bedroom choose
light and mellowed colors to soothe your mind. Hang some romantic paintings or
wall hangings on the wall opposite to the bed.
not keep items which have no use in the house. Get rid of them. Unnecessary chi
is getting collected there and unable to flow out. Follow these simple steps of
Feng shui to lead a healthy living.