Feng Shui Items/Symbols and Their Meanings
In Feng Shui, the proper placing of some Feng Shui items not only can bring you wealth and treasure, but also can exorcise evil spirits. Placing some Feng Shui products in your house can safeguard your home and exorcise the evil spirits. If the Feng Shui items are placed at the wrong positions, they may easily affect your family's health and even make you suffer unexpected financial losses.
Feng Shui Items for Office:
Bronze Rooster, Six or Eight Bronze Horses, Dragon Products, Bronze Sheep, Calligraphy and Painting, Flowers & Plants, Sailing Ship, Vase
Feng Shui Symbols for Home:
Lion, Turtle, Deer, Dragon Products, Elephant, Bronze Elephant, Large Copper Coin, Calligraphy and Painting, Fish Tank, Flowers & Plants, Wind Chime, Wenchang Pagoda, Calabash Gourd, Vase, Bamboo, Fountain, Eight Trigrams (Bagua), Bagua Mirror, Compass, Peach Sword
Feng Shui Symbols for Wealth and Prosperity:
Pi Xiu, Kylin, Golden Toad, Elephant, Five-Emperor Coins, Fish Tank, Calabash Gourd, Compass, Laughing Buddha, Bamboo
Feng Shui Symbols for Career:
Sheep, Rooster, Horse, Dragon, Wenchang Pagoda, Sailing Ship
Feng Shui Items for Love:
Calabash Gourd, Compass, Bronze Rooster, Rose Quartz
Feng Shui Items for Health:
Bronze Sheep, Calabash Gourd, Vase, Compass
Turtle has been regarded as a symbol of longevity and auspiciousness since ancient times. When you are in bad luck, you can keep a turtle at home and let it walk around everywhere, which will block the evil spirit and drive away the bad luck, as well as the Yin perverse trend for you with its turtle shell.
As one of the auspicious animals, the lion is the king of all animals and it is very courageous and powerful. Therefore, it can avoid evil spirits and bring auspiciousness, also exorcise a variety of tangible evil spirits and strength the Yang. In the past, many wealthy and influential families would put a pair of stone lions at the door.
This mythical wild animal is one of the auspicious animals and it has neither scale on the body nor fur on the feet, but it looks very powerful, thus an excellent Feng Shui symbol. Pi Xiu can accumulate wealth and drive out evil spirits. Legend goes that Pi Xiu only eats gold, silver and jewelry and it never discharges.
Kylin is a fierce auspicious animal in ancient Chinese myths and it is very powerful, thus the preferred auspicious item for safeguarding home in ancient times. Its head looks like the dragon; the overall image is similar to the horse while the body shape is similar to the deer, thus is called the ''nondescript'' by people. Kylin can recruit wealth, beget son and drive out evil spirits, hence widely used. In placing, you just need to make its head outward to bring you good luck in wealth.
It is a kind of toad related to money, which can absorb, spit and accumulate wealth, thus the best mascot for family and business. Legend goes that it can spit money and find money with the taste. Afterwards, someone said it could accumulate wealth, so it is often put at the door to accumulate money. If the tail of the Golden Toad presses the money, it implies the wealth will be doubled. Therefore, placing a Golden Toad in your house is also a good choice if you want to promote the wealth Feng Shui.
It can ward off disease, reduce disaster and increase the fast luck since the sheep has the meaning of ''win'' in Chinese language, thus beneficial for the gambling luck. In addition, you can put a pair of bronze sheep at the headboard, one at each side, if you have a chronic patient or lingering old trouble at your family. As a symbol of peace, the sheep will have a stronger effect if it is placed at your working table because it can solve troubles in work and reduce quarrels with the villains.
Being tame and gentle, the elephant can bring good luck and happiness to you if it is placed in your house. The elephant is good at absorbing water which is the symbol of wealth. If you place a bronze elephant in your house, it will absorb all kinds of wealth for you.
Rooster is a symbol of good luck and plentiful wealth. Placing one or a pair of bronze roosters in your house or office, it will bring you good luck and wealth, and help you get what you want. In addition, it has a very good effect in preventing the third party involvement and extramarital affair.
Here, it refers to the post-horse which is active, healthy and symbolizes success. If you often take business trips or want to be promoted, you can place six or eight bronze or wooden horses on your working table or at the wealth direction of your house.
Dragon is an auspicious animal with a relatively high status in the eyes of Chinese people. In terms of Feng Shui, it can recruit wealth, exorcise evil spirits, and ward off bad luck. In addition, it can be used to increase power and suppress villains. Therefore, it is the best choice for executives and directors to gain authority and show power. If you have a large house but few family members, you can place the dragon item to solve the problem of failing to accumulate wealth and vital energy.
It refers to a string of copper coins issued in the reigns of five emperors in Qing Dynasty, namely Shunzhi, Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong and Jiaqing. Five-Emperor Coins can block and exorcise evil spirits, prevent villains and bring you good luck in wealth. Taking it with you can exorcise evil spirits, so that you will not be troubled by the evil spirits.
Large Copper Coin
It can exorcise the evil spirits, block the disaster and secure the trip wherever you go. You can use it as follows: 1. place it on the ground at the door to deal with the opening and closing of the stairway or elevator; 2. hang the coin string at the right side of the door to prevent the quarrel of the woman in the family; if there is a noisy woman in your family, you can hang the coin string like this; 3. put two copper coins under the pillow to keep the good conjugal relationship.
Calligraphy and Painting
It can build the mental aura and psychological field to make up for the deficiency of five elements in your life and improve your luck. If the calligraphy and painting work is placed properly, it can promote wealth and bring you good luck in making money, also beneficial for your work and luck in benefactor. In addition, some calligraphy and painting works have the effect of safeguarding house.
A fish tank is indispensable to water, so the fish tank is the synonym of water in Feng Shui. In addition to the ornamental value, the fish tank also can promote vital energy and exorcise evil spirits. The mutualism between fish and water makes the interior more energetic and has a positive effect on the house Feng Shui. According to the Feng Shui theory, mountain brings fame while water brings wealth, thus the fish tank also has a great effect of promoting wealth.
Flowers & Plants
According to Feng Shui study, you can choose suitable flowers and plants to adjust the overall Feng Shui and build a natural state of home environment. Using flowers and plants as the Feng Shui furnishing items has become a popular way among people today.
Its sweet voice can vibrate the air to activate and stimulate the pneumatic energy and exorcise the evil spirits. As a common decoration in the house, it symbolizes auspiciousness. The soft voice of the wind chime can bring you tranquility, relieve the mental stress, reduce the epidemic pathogenic factor and improve your luck.
This is the most commonly used Feng Shui product which is beneficial to study, fame and career. Children can place it at the headboard; adults can put it on the table; scholars can put it in the bookcase to have brilliant writing ideas and good results in exam.
In Chinese language, gourd is homophonic to ''福禄'' (happiness and richness), thus regarded as a mascot of recruiting wealth and happiness. Hanging a gourd in your house can bring you good fortune and safeguard your health and safety. If you have a patient in your family, you can put a bronze gourd which is beneficial to health and conjugal relationship. If you couple don't get along well, you can put a bronze gourd at the headboard to improve your relationship.
Sailing ship is the most popular Feng Shui item in daily life, which symbolizes plain sailing and is often seen in a lot of offices. It looks powerful and implies the flourishing career, thus a very auspicious Feng Shui symbol.
In Chinese language, vase is homophonic to ''平'' (peace) and it is suitable for both house and company. Putting a vase in the house indicates the family peace while putting a vase in the company suggests the employee health. If the vase is placed together with a furnishing quail or a jade Ruyi, it implies peace and good luck; if it is placed with a bell, it symbolizes the peace of all beings.
Eight Trigrams (Bagua)
If you have seen a Feng Shui master observing Feng Shui, you must have found that he often takes a Bagua with him. Bagua can offer you some help in life and play the certain assistant role in psychology, thus a relatively useful Feng Shui product.
Bagua Mirror is originated from the combination of Bagua and mirror. Eight Trigrams refer to heaven, earth, wind, thunder, water, fire, mountain and lake while the mirror has been a mascot of suppressing evil spirits since ancient times. Bagua Mirror can bring a radical change to adjust the Feng Shui. The convex mirror can safeguard the house and exorcise the evil spirits while the concave mirror can absorb wealth and bring good luck. Since the Bagua Mirror is often hung for a long time, the pure bronze mirror is recommended because the pure bronze itself has the effect of exorcising evil spirits and can be used permanently. Under the following situations, Bagua Mirror can exorcise evil spirits: door or window facing a road; door or window facing the chamfer angle of a building; door or window facing a wire pole, drainage ditch, chimney or towering structure; interior door facing the bathroom or kitchen, etc.
Compass an important tool used by Feng Shui masters in observing the house Feng Shui. Through the rotation of the magnetic needle, they look for the direction or time most suitable for certain people or event. In addition, it can exorcise evil spirits, and improve the luck in wealth, health or the luck with the opposite sex. For example, putting a compass under the pillow can safeguard the house, exorcise the evil spirits and calm the nerves.
Peach Sword is a Taoist item which is thought to have the functions like safeguarding house, bringing good luck, exorcising evil spirits and recruiting wealth in the traditional custom of Han Chinese.