Learn about the traditional Chinese sailing shipsWritten by Jakob Jelling
The traditional sailing ships are one of main prosperity Chinese symbols. Actually, these objects are most known symbols after dragons in Chinese culture. Just like dragons, they can be seen in most Chinese buildings and houses as traditional objects as well as prosperity amulets. They not only symbolize prosperity but also are very auspicious for goal achievements and happiness in general, and can help us attracting such benefits into our homes.
One of most usual ways these sailing ships are represented is carrying gold coins and gold ingots. Actually, tradition says they should contain as many richness and wealth symbols as possible, since sailing ships carrying such items symbolize ship transporting richness into house or towards place where they are. Besides, way by which sails hold air and wind has great symbolism as well. The sails holding wind symbolize problems being stopped from entering house, and this way sailing ship helps those around it keeping problems away from them.
Choose the right incense burnerWritten by Jakob Jelling
Incense and incense burners come in many different varieties. While incenses vary in essences and aromas, incense burners vary in materials and shapes. Not only incense you choose will have an effect on your environment, but incense burner you use will do so as well. The incense you choose might affect your mood and chi flow around it, while incense burner might directly affect feng shui of space where it is as well as directly affect those who keep it.
Incense burners go hand to hand with incenses since they offer most comfortable and practical way for you to burn your incenses. Besides, it would add symbolism and harmony to incense burning activity and to effect that essence incense contains has.
If you wish to have an incense burner which adapts to feng shui principles then you should choose it in order that it helps you adding balance to your house environment. You can do this by choosing it according to material it is made of or colors it contains. If you need to add metal to a specific area in order to create harmony, you should look for a metal incense burner. On other hand, if you need other elements, such as water or fire, you should choose an incense burner painted in colors that represent wished element.