It’s a common understanding in the science of Feng Shui that every person, place and thing is alive with the universal energy called ‘Chi.’ The art and science of Feng Shui also further validates the fact that everything is connected by this vital energy which is constantly changing and energy vibrates and pulsates.
By understanding this basic aspect of Feng Shui and when we create the right environment by integrating the Feng Shui principles into our life, our vision, perspective, feel and interaction with the world gets powerful and better.
This ancient science dating back to over 4000 years and since then in many parts of the Eastern hemisphere has aided and helped in building up the most appropriate environment for harmonious life. The fundamental principle of the art of Feng Shui is said to be the art of placement and arrangement of space to achieve harmony with your environment.
Based on influencing the flow of Chi or energy through your home and other aspects of your environment, Feng Shui principles align energy patterns with healing forces of nature. The result is a harmonious home that lays the foundation for emotional, spiritual, and physical health.
Metaphorically speaking, Feng Shui is to a house what acupuncture is to a body. When correctly applied, Feng Shui is a tool that can correct problem areas, such as ill-health, strained relationships, or difficulties with children. The most ideal situation according to the Feng Shui design would be to define the power areas first and to design the whole house around them. It would be in your best interests to apply Feng Shui and Vaastu from the inception to have the best design in your house.
The areas where you are likely to spend most of your time are the best power areas. These areas need to be the centre of focus and then you can have the whole house designed around it.
Feng Shui can be a design tool of Interior Design providing methods to change your surroundings, to create harmony and balance in your living and working environment. One of the methods to enhance the feel of your space through Feng Shui is using bright objects to enhance the energy flow.
Objects like glass, mirrors, crystals and anything with a shiny metal surface activates the energy especially if you have dark and gloomy corners in your home or office.
When Feng Shui principles based on accurate compass readings and a variety of specific calculations are applied, they can indeed activate your Human and Earth Luck and help you achieve your personal and professional goals with less resistance and obstacles.
- Maximise unused spaces with attractive storage and shelving.
- Placing Glass shelves in a window also lifts the energy and when you add a shade of blue and green glass candle holders or glass bottles, it transforms the energy of the place.
- Demarcate each area of the space by using floor finishes like a rug, installing screens or sliding doors, or carefully position the furniture.
This tradition, called Feng Shui, is both, an art and a science that aims to ensure that all things are in harmony with their surroundings. Its application ranges from planning entire cities and empires to placing a guest at the dinner table; from the orientation of high-rise office buildings, to the interior decoration and furnishing of a house or a room.