By S.B.S. Surendra, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant
As we step into the New Year based on Gregorian Calendar Year which begins on the 1st of January, countries which follow the Chinese Calendar and more specifically Feng Shui enthusiasts and Practitioners gear up to invite the new energies which manifest around the Chinese New Year which normally follows the Gregorian New Year.
After almost two years of downtrend due to pandemic, all of us do look forward to better times and restore normalcy in our lives, yet we come across many obstacles and all of us have learnt in the recent times how uncertain things could get. Nevertheless, creating a positive and harmonious space ensures we do not lose focus, hope and positivity in the year ahead.
The Chinese New Year celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare is based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar and it falls within a window of 21st January to 21st February each year. However, from the Feng Shui standpoint, the energy changes set in on the 4th of February each year which is based on Solar or the Chinese Famer’s Calendar.
The year prognosis and the fortunes of each of the Zodiac is strongly influenced each year and the clash and combine of the elements postulates the fortunes for the Individual, Global, Economy, Weather, Finance Luck. The analysis for the year ahead would soon be shared with the readers too.
To activate good energies and counter the unfavorable energies, certain basic guidelines and practices would need to be put in place and Feng Shui annual corrections in a home or office would be beneficial.
We literally mirror our environments and it is a known fact that like attracts like and vibrates in harmony. The mystical actually influences the practical. Hence, adapting appropriate Feng Shui enhancers and cures in the specific sectors of a building can protect, bring in abundance and make things smooth for a comfortable year ahead.
It is said that our surroundings affect our body, mind and spirit. Everything has an energy field and is, in a sense, “alive”, everything is connected and everything is always changing. It makes sense that we are greatly influenced by the things and people around us.
To make the year ahead meaningful and beneficial,
• Begin with a through spring cleaning and de clutter your home and office space, send out things which are not of use.
• Take a closer look at your immediate surroundings, car garage and areas which are often prone to storage of clutter and waste, clean up these areas.
• Re-do your space and give away things you no longer need or have an imprinmt of not so happy past.
• Bring in greenery and indoor plants especially jade, bamboo, spider plant and peace lilies to reenergise your space.
May the universe grant you all that are beneficial and fulfill your aspirations in the year ahead and beyond.