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Feng Shui Legends

Feng Shui Legends aims to provide you information on the stories and myth surrounding some of the most famous Feng Shui remedies existing. From the famed Kuan Kung the God of War to the lesser known Chung Kwei the Guardian of Harmony, learn about their impact in history which has led to today's Feng Shui application.

Kuan Kung: God of War
Kuan Kung's original name was Guan Yu, but after his accomplishments and deitification, his name was changed to Kuan Kung. The second name of "Kung" is a title given only to those of the highest honor, and Kuan Kung is a prime example deserving of this title. His actions of nobility, bravery, loyalty and...feng shui deity full article >>>

Ji Gong: Kind Mad Monk
Daoji (1130-1209), commonly known as Ji Gong (Master Ji, Rinpoche Ji Gong), was a Buddhist monk during the Southern Song Dynasty in China. He was born with the name of Li Xiuyuan. Dao Ji was also called Hu Yin (Recluse from the Lake) and Elder Fang Yuan (Square Circle). Unlike a traditonal Buddhist monk, he ate meat and drank wine...feng shui deity full article >>>

Ma Zhu: Goddess of Journey
Matsu or Mazhu (literally "Mother-Ancestor"), mortal name Lin Moniang, is the Taoist goddess of the Sea (an later known as Goddess of Journey, be it in life or travels) who protects fishermen and sailors. She is extremely popular among the Taiwanese, Fujianese, Cantonese, and Vietnamese people, who have cultures...feng shui deity full article >>>

Kwan Yin: Goddess of Mercy
Kuan Yin is the bodhisattva of compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists as the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. Commonly known in the West as the Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin is also revered by Chinese Taoists as an Immortal. The name Kuan Yin is short for Kuan Shih Yin which means "Observing the Sounds of the World"...feng shui deity full article >>>

Chung Kwei: Guardian of Harmony
Zhong Kui's popularity in folklore can be traced to the reign of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang China (712 to 756). According to Song Dynasty sources, once the Emperor Xuanzong was gravely ill. He had a dream in which he saw two ghosts. The smaller of the ghosts stole a purse from imperial consort Yang Guifei and...feng shui deity full article >>>

Hotei: The Laughing Buddha
Hotei or Bu-Dai is better known in the English-speaking world as the obese Laughing Buddha. In China, he is dubbed the Loving or Friendly One. He has become incorporated into Buddhist & Shinto culture and is based on an eccentric Chinese Chan monk. His image graces many temples, restaurants, and...feng shui deity full article >>>

The Eight Immortals
The Eight Immortals, are legendary beings deep in Taoism legends, said to have lived at various times and attained immortality. They are frequently depicted on many cultural items such as vases, wu lous, statues, and are also to be found as separate figures. Sometimes they ornament the edges of...feng shui deity full article >>>

Fuk Luk Sau, Auspicious Trinity
Fuk Luk Sau, commonly referred to as the Gods of Blessings, Prosperity and Longevity are one of the most popular gods/deities in Chinese history. There are countless legends of the Fuk Luk Sau aiding and bestowing kindness on worthy mortals throughout the lands. Technically, they were originally...feng shui deity full article >>>


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