To select a good cemetery, both environment and Feng Shui shall be taken into account, so that it can bring good fortune to the owner's offspring. Then how to decide whether a cemetery has good Feng Shui and how to tell whether a graveyard can bring good luck to the owner's future generations? How to avoid 'negative' Feng Shui for the cemetery? What are Feng Shui taboos for the cemetery?
Feng Shui Principles of Selecting Cemetery
1. Near a mountain and by a river: mountain and river are important to good Feng Shui. A cemetery surrounded on three sides by mountains in the shape of U is an excellent pattern in Feng Shui theory. With a river near the tomb or running through its yard, the graveyard can have flowing energy in the field and such a flow of water is also good in Feng Shui. Yet the water shall be a trickling stream rather than a raging torrent, or the graveyard Feng Shui will be undermined.
2. Winding water/zigzag path: it means the cemetery shall front winding water or zigzag path rather than a straight one which can affect the cemetery Feng Shui a lot. In Chinese Feng Shui, a winding/zigzag pattern is of great help in astrology as it can slow the dispersion of energy.
3. Open yard: to see whether the tomb has an open yard -- a large flat area in front of the tomb. The open yard implies vigor and great promise.
4. Back to nature: a good graveyard gives priority to nature and its harmony with man. An ideal tomb for the dead is usually surrounded by beautiful scenery, just like a back garden of life. Also, it shall be quiet and far away from the densely populated or barren places. The village, factory or bridge near the tomb shall be at least 100 meters away from the graveyard to avoid any ill effects.
5. In bright sunshine: tombs belong to Yin in Feng Shui. If the cemetery is located at somewhere without any sunshine, the owner's family just cannot prosper. If the cemetery is in bright sunshine from morning to 1:30 p.m., the energy field around it will have a balanced Yin and Yang.
6. South-facing: a good tomb always faces south, southeast or somewhere between south and southeast.
7. Boundary available: an auspicious cemetery is often larger than one square meter and has boundary lines in right triangle. The boundary lines are quite essential because no boundary means potential disputes with other people.
Cemetery Feng Shui Taboos
Any mistake in choosing a cemetery and graveyard can cause losses to the owner's family. Therefore, attention should be paid to the taboos while choosing an auspicious cemetery. It is generally known that only a good site can play a big role in blessing the owner's offspring with good luck. Click to get to know Cemetery Feng Shui Taboos.
Is it bad to live near a cemetery?
When choosing graveyard for the deceased, people always ask Feng Shui masters to help them find the "Fen Shui treasures". So, from this point of view, the feng shui for the place where the graveyard is located is good. However, the yin spirit for the deceased is extremely heavy, you will still be adversely affected if live near a cemetery. So, living by graveyards and cemeteries is considered bad in Feng Shui
How far should you be from a feng shui cemetery?
Home should not be built within 500 m (1,650 ft) of a cemetery. As the distance increases, the bad impact will be correspondingly weakened. If it is about 50m 164 (ft), needless to say, the impact of bad Feng Shui will be particularly large. If the distance reaches 1000m (3280 ft), then don’t be worried, there is no impact at all. In order to prevent the cemetery from destroying the feng shui of your home, you’d better hang yellow curtains on the windows and keep them pulled down in most cases.