Feature - Art of Placement
use of water feature has been widely applied in Feng Shui
practice. It is believed to be able to create wealth and good
fortune by many. This is however not true. Water does not
in anyway represent wealth, abundance and prosperity. By
the law of nature, "Qi" is carried and dispersed by the wind
and preserve in the water.
fact, having the wrong application and placement of water
feature in your home may actually just bring you and your
family more harm and misfortune instead, probably also resulting
in financial loss.
Xuan Kong Feng Shui, water is used to gather the good "Qi"
that surround your environment and harness them to aid and
benefit you. To achieve that, the placements of water features
in your house are to be arranged accordingly to the corresponding
Time Period and House's Directional position. Perhaps there
are some water features lying in your home right now at this
very moment? Then you should beware of the possible dangers
you might be facing if their positioning are wrong.
are some common Feng Shui guides that you might have come
to place Water Feature:
Sector: Career and Business Success; Increase Income
Sector: Overall Wealth, Prosperity and Abundance
Sector: Family Harmony and Health
Sheng Qi Sector: Water produce Wood
Entrance: Ming Tang
note: These locations may not exactly always be suitable
for water placement. Many just follow blindly when little
did they know that they might have installed their water features
at the very wrong spots that invite harm rather (when they
to avoid Placing Water Feature:
It will cause financial loss and weakening of love relationship
Water put off Fire.
again is not true. It may actually be allowed if the formation
of your house permits and in certain cases, placing of water
feature in these locations can be exceptionally beneficial.
ascertain the correct spots for the placement of water feature
(and its flow direction), that must be derived from the House
Analysis Chart accordingly. To share with you an example -
A customer of mine was advised by his previous Feng Shui consultant
to install water feature in the Direct Spirit (aka Zhen Shen)
Sector in his living room to activate a good facing star.
In essence, that seems like the right thing to do, facing
star number 8 is certainly a good star to be activating in
Period 8. But little was he aware that by doing so, he has
actually violated the Direct Spirit rule i.e. No water feature
should be placed in the Direct Spirit sector. Indeed, he encountered
more difficulties in his life rather than getting the benefits
that he was looking forward to.
Special Water Formations have their basis but then again,
vital rules / guidelines are never to be overlooked for instance,
are never to violate both the
and Indirect Spirit rules (aka
Mountain & Water Palace)
by placing any water feature
there no matter how good a spot or position it may be.
must correctly locate the qi of the house in order to accurately
identify the dragon spot for placing your water feature.
have to carefully examine the external influences (i.e.
real landforms that surround the house) to ascertain that
good "Qi" is indeed being brought in
art of Water placement in Feng Shui may seem easy on theory
but in actual application may not be exactly that straightforward.
certainly require true understanding and strong fundamental
foundation. Wrong placement of water features in the house
could result in undesired harms and misfortunes e.g. divorce,
financial loss, poor health etc. Unless you are absolutely
sure, you wouldn't risk going wrong.