Tian An Men Square

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TIAN AN MEN SQUARE, BEIJING CHINA

When you join Feng Shui Designs on our Immersion program in China, the first place you will explore is in the very center of Beijing, Tian An Men Square. Any visit to China would be incomplete without wandering the vast square serving as the historical prerequisite for entry in to the Forbidden City.

Tian An Men Square is named after the entry gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located in its North, the main entrance into the ...

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Knowledge Area – Stillness of the Mountain

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Throughout Chinese history there have always been people who preferred to live lives of solitude in the mountains. These so-called “hermits” were highly regarded and honored as people who have devoted their lives to self cultivation and meditation. It’s no wonder why the Gen (pronounced gun) gua has been associated with knowledge and self cultivation in the Feng Shui Bagua. In fact if we look at the Gen trigram we see that it is represented by one yang line above ...

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9 Tips for Great Feng Shui Travel

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NINE SIMPLE FENG SHUI TIPS FOR TRAVEL
By Helen Jay

• GATHER INSIGHT – Consult with the I Ching(Yi Jing) to gather insight and guidance regarding your travels. When approached sincerely, the I Ching can give you information that may not be apparent on the surface. Hexagram #56 Traveling advises that when traveling, as in daily life, “we are strangers in a strange land. We should approach every encounter with an open mind and with an attitude of tolerance ...

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Sri Pa Ho Feng Shui Protection Mandala

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Throughout my career as a Feng Shui teacher I have often been asked the question: “Which school of Feng Shui is the correct one? There are so many to choose from, all claiming to be the “right” school of Feng Shui.” While considering this question over the years I have come to the conclusion that no single school of Feng Shui is the only “correct” one. It is my belief that different approaches to Feng Shui whether based ...

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Welcome Year of Snake With Fresh Feng Shui Door Guards

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On my latest trip to China I became really fascinated with the colorful door gods I saw pasted on doors everywhere we went and decided to make a photographic collection of the different representations of these protective good luck charms.

As legend has it on Mt. Tu Shuo, in the Eastern Sea, there grew a gigantic peach tree with branches that spanned several thousand kilometers. The lowest branches were considered the “Door of the Devils/Ghosts” through which millions of spirits passed ...

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Feng Shui Bedroom for a Restful Night’s Sleep

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Are you having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Do you toss and turn at night? Before you try sleeping pills, taking a look at the Feng Shui in your bedroom is a great idea.

If your bedroom has good Feng Shui, then it should feel like a place of harmony, where you can release all the stress of the long day and ease your spirit.

The most important feature of your bedroom is–no surprise–the bed, and ...

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Welcoming the Year of the Water Snake – 2013

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While the Western world is still saying “hello” to calendar year 2013, in Eastern cultures, practitioners of Feng Shui are gearing up for the Year of the Water Snake.

The lunar new year begins on Feb. 10, 2013, when the Year of the Water Dragon yields to the Snake. Individuals born in the year of the Snake are often described as quick-witted, charming, successful and wise, but sometimes they are not trusted by their peers.

In Feng Shui ...

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Mayan Apocalypse a Hoax? One Feng Shui Master Says So

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According to Malaysian Feng Shui Master David Koh, founder of the Malaysian Institute of Geomancy Sciences, the whole Mayan apocalypse hoopla is generated by the Hollywood production “2012”. Many folks around the world are succumbing to a feeling of panic as the date 12-21-2012 approaches-the date which many believers in the cataclysm cite as the day the world will end.

In China, for instance, panic buying has caused a shortage of candles in the Southwest part of the country.

“Candles and matches ...

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