By Eloise Helm
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Extra resources for 26 Secrets of Feng Shui
The meaning of the trigrams seems complicated at first, but they can offer valuable clues to help balance and attract things to you. COMPARING THE COMPASS, PAKUA, MAGIC SQUARE AND 24 DIRECTIONS OF THE LO PAN TO SHOW THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THEM 34 S E C R E T S I X T E E N P a K u a When you go deeper into the I Ching, you find there are 64 trigrams or hexagrams. The eight trigrams of the PaKua consist of the 64 hexagrams. Once you decide which part of your life you should work on, get busy and activate that section of the house, using remedies like bright lights, mirrors, crystals, live plants, fresh flowers, fountains, fish tanks, wind chimes, gongs, stones, statues and fans.
That was four years ago and they are very happy to this day. So you see how powerful Feng Shui is, and how quickly it can work. 38 19 Health & Family Corner - East Due to the developed (and sometimes overdeveloped) areas we are living in at this time, it is more important than ever to implement principles of Feng Shui in our environment so that we may have good health. Not so long ago, the majority of people lived in the country close to nature, which is good from a Feng Shui point of view. Most people are now city dwellers because of the need to be near their work.
Make sure this area is filled with a bright light. In my home, I have placed in this area a small Wells Fargo Stagecoach bank that someone gave me as a gift. The bank is full of coins. Since water is beneficial to the wood element, a small fountain or fish tank placed here will bring more money. Metal should never be placed in this area except for a few coins in a red envelope. 36 18 Marrige & Romance Corner - Southwest Feng Shui can enhance your love or married life. If your love life is inactive, you will see a change in your luck when this part of the house is activated.
26 Secrets of Feng Shui by Eloise Helm