About Feng Shui

Highlights

  • 2014 - The Year of the Wood Horse

    The Year of the Horse is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. 2014 is the Year of the Horse according to Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Horse starts from Jan. 31, 2014 (the Lunar New... Read more.
  • Japanese Gardens

    Japanese gardens are famous for its artful realisation of nature. Similar to Chinese gardens the aim is to reproduce the perfect natural landscape. Many Japanese gardens hence use the same or similar techniques that are known of the Chinese garden, w... Read more.
  • De-clutter and de-junk your mind

    When you clear clutter you are not just clearing out old unwanted material things but you are actually de-cluttering your mind. It is only in the process of throwing out material things that we actually realized that many of them (if not all) don't a... Read more.
  • How to re-energize small rooms

    Small rooms easily tend to become clutters, crowded and stuffed up with things. It is difficult to move in them and no one really enjoys spending any time in them. However, sometimes it is necessary to use a small room as a home office, kids or guest... Read more.
  • Cleansing Antique Furniture

    For many an antique furniture is usually attached to with memories. It is the old cupboard from my grandfather. Do you remember how grandmother used to sit at the old desk and take us through her photographs? For many others antiques are standing for... Read more.
  • Working at home? How do you position your desk?

    Similar to our post on how to best position your bed, we will now look at your home office. Again we are making use of the form school. We are looking for a protected area within the room so we can be concentrated and work. Even though generally a ho... Read more.
  • Live in the present moment and you become aware...

    Make the conscious effort of living in the moment, because when you do, you all of a sudden become aware of many things around you that you have not noticed before. In regards to feng shui it all too often that you become aware of the all the clutter... Read more.
  • 2013 - The year of the Water Snake

    2013 is the year of the Water Snake. It starts on the 10th of February 2013. The Water Snake is being regarded as an auspicious omen as in China, the snake (serpent) is seen as full of wisdom, logically thinking and creative. Due to her closeness to... Read more.
  • Winter is the time for Contemplation

    It is that time again... At least for the Northern hemisphere. It is winter... it is dark and it is cold. In old times, people adjusted to the seasons. the harvest was done and now came the time for rest, but in modern times, the job continues as nor... Read more.
  • Feng Shui; or the Wind and Water Superstition of the Chinese (by Joseph Edkins, [1893])

    Joseph Edkins released a book in 1873 called Chinese Buddhism. In this book, he dedicated Chapter XXI to Feng Shui. You'll find this chapter below. Due to its publishing date the book is now available in public domain. CHAPTER XXI. FENG-SHUI; OR, THE... Read more.