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History of Feng Shui

Feng Shui (Kan Yu) as it was also known, meaning the line between heaven & earth.  It’s part of the mysterious culture of China.  The purpose of Feng Shui was to bring the 2 worlds together, (heaven & earth).  The visible physical world & the invisible unseen vibration world.

Ancient Chinese were practising some form of Feng Shui over 6000 years ago, this was proved in 1988. Researchers have also found evidence of a more sophisticated Feng Shui in China going back more than 3000 years ago with the invention of the compass, which shows that the discovery of direction had implications on the ancients knowledge of cosmology (the study of the universe), their farming practices, travelling and building.

Chou dynasty (1122-207 BC), King Wen first used the Trigram to describe patterns of change to promote the flow of change in the world. Feng Shui also involved the study of energy carried in landforms, Kan was also referred to as mountains & Yu referred to low places.

Ancient Shamans, Diviners and Sage Kings next introduced the next 3 building blocks of Feng Shui, the compass, the eight trigrams & the I Ching theory.  Numerous variations have developed over the  centuries, Feng Shui was used to analyse the patterns in the stars, sun and seasons, data from this could determine good or bad harvests.

Classical Feng Shui is the method of Feng Shui that we use at Lifepath Designs, it is the oldest form of Feng Shui which was developed over 4000 years ago in China.  It calculates directions, dates and uses the 5 elements Earth, Metal, Water, Wood & Fire in decorative and unseen items within your home to balance the energy within any given space to ensure health, prosperity, wealth, love and good fortune are afforded to the people inhabiting it.