FengShui is the ancient Chinese art of balancing wind and water. "Feng " stands for "Wind element " and "Shui " stands for the "Water element ". So Feng Shui means a conglomeration of wind and water elements Actually Feng Shui wastaken from India by the Chinese several centuries ago. They put some oftheir local ideas to suit their own culture and environment into it. FengShui has several forms and an expert can determine which form suits whom,when and where.Accordingto Feng Shui, a house should have the following five elements for FengShui to be effective. They are a laughing Buddha, an oil lamp or diya,a bowl of water with flowers in it, a three-legged frog (not real!) anda pair of mandarin ducks (unreal).
Toremove the negativity from the house, the above items should be washedwith salt water daily. The oil lamps should be lit up daily in the evening.Wind chimes and bells should be used extensively to ward off any negativeenergy prevailing in the house. Also the Feng Shui in a house should bechanged form time to time as the seasons change. The changes should bemade every three months.
Infact, Feng Shui is a philosophy– a contemplation of the ancient Chinesescholars who have explained how natural forces impact personal life andfortune of an individual. Chinese Lunar Dates, Zodiac signs, Annual zodiacsigns, hexagram and I -Ching are the leading attributes of Feng Shui. Originof Feng Shui dates back to 5000 years.
A teacheradept in Feng Shui principles is called "Hsien Sheng". The Feng Shui expertguides not only about the exterior and the interior of the house but alsotakes into account the atmosphere and the environs prevailing around thehouse.