||For a site to be auspicious it must have
access to a good, strong supply and flow of Chi.
||The life force of vital energy of the
||Helpful People & Travel Trigram with
Metal element, direction northwest and number 6.
||The Feng Shui school that uses compass
formulas to diagnose the quality of Feng Shui directions and
||The renowned Chinese philosopher
(551-479 BC) and great moral teacher, who spent a lifetime studying
the I Ching.
||Each element controls the next in the
cycle: Fire melts Metal Metal chops Wood, Earth contains Water, Water
||The five elements in Chinese belief -
earth, wood, fire, metal, and water - that provide vital clues to the
practice of Feng Shui.
||Literally, "wind/water", the Chinese
system of balancing.
||The Chinese believe the interactions of
these five elements earth, wood, fire, metal, and water can be
combined in different quantities to create all the permutations that
are found in the forces of nature.
||The Feng Shui school that focuses
predominantly on the contours of physical landscapes - their
shapes,sizes, and courses.
||A figure of six lines, of which there
are 64 in the I Ching, symbolizing the universal archetypes of human
||A Chinese classic known in the West as
The Book of Changes.
||Career Trigram with Water element,
direction north and number 1. A book of Divination.
||The Mountain Trigram with Earth element, direction
northeast and number 8.
||One of the eight sides of the Pa Kua.
Each individual's Kua numbers identifies his/her auspicious and
||The Relationship Trigram , Earth element
with direction southwest and number 2.
||The Fame Trigram, element Fire with
direction south and number 9.
||The magic square, comprising an
arrangement of nine numbers into a three-by-three grid that first
appeared about 4,000 years ago on the back of a turtle. The square
exerted a powerful and mystical influence on Chinese cultural
||The Chinese Feng Shui compass that
contains all the clues and symbols that indicate good or bad Feng
||The eight-sided symbol used to help
interpret good or bad Feng Shui. It corresponds to four cardinal
points of the compass and four sub-directions and derives its
significance from the eight trigrams of I Ching.
|Pa-Kua Lo-Shu theory
||The theory based on the Pa-Kua and Lo-Shu
that every abode can be divided into eight sectors, each representing
an auspicious or inauspicious situation.
||Any sharp or straight structure from
which foul energy or Shar Chi.
||Each element creates the next in the
cycle: Fire -> Earth -> Metal -> Water ->Wood ->Fire
||The Gentle. Trigram with southwest
direction and number 4.
||"The Way", philosophy and the way of
life - the eternal principle of heaven and each in harmony.
|Tao Te Ching
||An important Chinese philosophical text
traditionally ascribed to Lao Tzu. One of the keys to philosophical
||The philosophical system set forth in
Tao Te Ching. Everything is connected in Nature.
||One of eight figures each made up of
three lines either broken of complete. It symbolize the trinity of
heaven, man, and earth. Each of trigrams has its own multiple sets of
minings and named Kan, Ken, Chen, Sun, Li, Kun, Tui, and Chien.
||The Joyous. Trigram with west direction
and number 7. Element of Metal. Qualities of a reflective Lake
||Creative energy, one aspect of the
complimentary opposites in Chinese philosophy. It reflects the more
active, moving, warmer aspects; see also Yin
||Receptive energy one aspect of the
complimentary opposites in Chinese philosophy. It reflects more
passive, still, reflective aspects.