Introduction to the different schools of Fengshui
Getting familiar with different theories and their application to problems can be at times confusing. An adept FengShui Master with experience is like a family physician, who knows exactly what system to apply and how much to implement to get the desired results.
Remember his/her expertise is the key to correct a given situation. Many a times the wait for results can be long; in such case either your patience is tested or some quick fix remedy is necessary to soothe the person facing the problem; until the changes occur on the deeper level. However your own faith is very helpful in speeding the correction process.
The Form School uses the shapes and forms of the surrounding landscape, waterways, roads, by lanes to determine the Fengshui of a structure. It also helps to study the effects of poison arrows emitting from sharp corners of building structures surrounding your homes and how these shapes affect lives of people living or working in a structure.
The four cardinal directions of the compass are represented by the Four Animals.
The Green Dragon represents the East
The White Tiger represents the West
The Red Phoenix belongs to the South
The Black Tortoise depicts the North.
Compass School uses the four cardinal and the four sub-cardinal directions to analyze the Fengshui of the space. As also each one of us too has four good compass directions and four bad compass directions based on the year of birth.
A building’s sitting direction determines whether it is an East or West Group structure.
Each compass direction has an element associated with it: e.g. Water, wood, earth, metal, or fire.
Utilizing the best compass directions for sleeping and working helps us support our life goals.
It is one of the most effective methods to design and correct space. It is equally effective in its application to homes offices or any other business structures.
Colors, designs, shapes of furniture, themes related to lifestyle or activity in a given premise can be decided by this method. Aligning doors, making structural changes or any other major renovations must consider the flying stars of the structure. It is the effect of stars on space.
This is a modern version of Fengshui developed in the mid 1980s especially when Fengshui traveled to the West. It’s a combination of Tibetan Buddhism, Taoism, Psychology and Traditional Fengshui and is based on a more spiritual approach than scientific. It uses visual and suggestive methods to aid and support the thinking and life of the follower. It is very fast and effective to fix problems. The structure is divided into eight sections and a Ba-Gua map is aligned with the entry door, rather than actual compass directions. Each section corresponds to a different life aspect. Placing of symbols and intent is emphasized. By simply aligning your main Door-Line on the diagram alongside you can locate the areas concerning different life aspects. Simple cures can be used in these areas to enhance the respective space.