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Feng Shui Item Origins

Feng Shui provides an amazing array of remedies and enhancers for the practioner to adapt to a given situation in which solutions are only limited by one's mind. Though some Feng Shui items are more popular than others, many of these remedies/enhancers became a Feng Shui solution because of their background and place in history. From the Auspicious Wealth Bowl to the Five Element Pagoda to the Pi Yao: all of them have a rich past which ultimately contributed to its status as an enhancer/remedy in Feng Shui.

Tibetan Darajah
Darajah is a Tibetan word referring to a ritual object held in the right hand of a Lama while preforming religious ceremonies. As a sacred symbol of Tibetan Buddhism, the darajah represents the 'thunderbolt of enlightenment'; an abrupt change in human consciousness which...feng shui article in full >>>

Chi Lin
The Chi Lin, also spelled Qi Lin (or kirin in Japanese), is a mythical hooved Chinese creature that is said to appear in conjunction with the arrival of a sage. It is a good omen that brings "rui" (roughly translated as "serenity" or "prosperity"). It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body...feng shui article in full >>>

Pi Yao in Feng Shui
The myth of Pi Yao tells that the creature violated a law of heaven, so the Jade Emperor punished it by restricting Pi Yao's diet to gold, and preventing the creature from defecating by sealing its anus. Thus, Pi Yao can only absorb gold, but cannot expel it. This is the origin of Pi Yao's status as a symbol...feng shui article in full >>>

Space Clearing Bell
Gods and apotheosized lamas alike hold this popular symbol, along with the thunderbolt in their hands. The bell has an elemental function and its sound, like those made by the trumpet and the drum, is regarded as auspicious; it is said to drive away evil spirits. Like the church bell...feng shui article in full >>>

Pi Xiu
It is the ninth offspring of the dragon. Covered with whitish-grey fur, Pixiu has the head of a Chinese dragon, but is commonly depicted with only one antler. Ancient Chinese depictions of Pixiu show the male with the single antler, and the female with two antlers. As with the Chinese Phoenix, the...feng shui article in full >>>

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Feng Shui for Beginners
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Feng Shui Item: Five Element Pagoda
Five Element Pagoda


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