Feng shui horoscopesWritten by Jakob Jelling
A great tool to help you find out more about yourself.
Chinese feng shui horoscope is based on twelve animals which represent you depending on year you were born. Feng shui horoscope is an ancient reading of people's personalities and influences which nature forces have on them. According to this, each year is represented by an animal and its characteristics.
Each one of us has a feng shui horoscope animal representing us according to year in which we were born. Our personalities and way we interact with others will vary according to this, since way different animals interact will vary according to their nature. Each animal representing us is based on characteristics of real animal which is applied to human beings.
The twelve Chinese feng shui horoscope animals are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, cock, dog and pig. Each one of these animals have a specific personality type, and you could find many of your own features reflected in description of animal which represents you, as well as you can find descriptions of people who surround you through animal representing them too.
The five feng shui elements and their characteristicsWritten by Jakob Jelling
Feng shui handles five main elements in order to achieve harmony and balance in any space. These five feng shui elements are: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Each one of them has its own characteristics and properties, and we will detail them in following lines.
According to Chinese traditions, everything is constantly changing and interacting and that happens through these five main elements. Feng shui traditional knowledge and all its guidelines are based on these five feng shui elements. Therefore, when wishing to harmonize a place according to feng shui, these elements must be properly employed according to their characteristics and effects.
One first feng shui element is wood, which has Chinese name of Mu. Wood represents innovation, creativity and birth, and it is a sociable element. This element corresponds to color green and east direction. By placing this element at a strategic spot in any space, you would be adding all of which it represents.
Another feng shui element is fire, called Huo in China. Fire symbolizes and brings activity, enthusiasm and energy to places where it can be found. It is a warm element that must be treated with measure since too much of it can destroy what surrounds it. Fire is represented by color red and direction south, and symbolizes puberty years.