Feng Shui (pronounced “fung shway”), literally meaning wind and water, is a 5000-year-old Chinese art and science explaining the relationship between people and their environment.
Feng Shui is of course very popular in the Far East. In recent years Fortune 500 companies in Europe and the US have discovered this old knowledge and take advantage now by redesigning their headquarters and their offices based on Feng Shui principles. British Airways built their new offices for 3000 people under the guidance of a Feng Shui Consultant. Corporations like IBM, Siemens, Donald Trump, the Hyatt Hotel Group, among others, rely on Feng Shui.
- The main principle of Feng Shui
- Two traditional schools in Feng Shui
- Analytical School of Feng Shui
- Institute of Feng Shui & Geopathology
The main principle of Feng Shui is QI or CHI (pronounced “chee”), the life force pervading everything. The same way Chinese Medicine describes the Qi flow along the meridians within the body, FENG SHUI depicts the flow of Qi in the outside world, in a landscape, a house or an office.
Through the ages masters learned how to read these energy patterns and how to benefit by orienting buildings in a particular direction, design gardens and entrances in a positive way and lead the Qi moderately through all rooms to stimulate specific aspects in an individual’s life.
The quality of Qi is expressed through form, shape, color, direction, time, and the feeling it generates within us.
There are numerous approaches to describe the world of energies and their influence on our well-being. Students of Feng Shui are often confused about contradicting advice coming from the different schools within Feng Shui.
The two traditional schools in FENG SHUI are the FORM SCHOOL, the study of the forms and the flow of Qi, and the COMPASS SCHOOL, the description of the different qualities of the Qi, which are dependent on compass directions and the aspect of time. Numerous systems as the East/West-System, the Eight Mansions, Flying Stars, Pillars of Destiny, etc., all derive their calculations from the compass direction of the house, the orientation of the entrance, the time the building was completed, and the birth dates of its occupants.
One of the modern versions of this ancient knowledge is the BLACK HAT SECT FENG SHUI of Professor Lin Yun, who taught Feng Shui for many years in California. His teachings are based on the energy a person brings with him into a house. His 3-Door-BAGUA, a simplified version of the traditional BAGUA (ba = eight, gua = trigrams), orients itself after the entrance of a room while the traditional BAGUA requires a specific compass direction.
Another more recent western school was established in Germany by Wilhelm Gerstung and Jens Mehlhase, M.D., with their ANALYTICAL SCHOOL OF FENG SHUI, which integrates Western Geomancy and traditional methods of Dowsing. For many years Gerstung and Mehlhase researched the quality of energies and their basic structure and finally developed a number of tools to shield agains Geopathic Stress and balance unfortunate Feng Shui situations.
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In our understanding, the various interpretations of all these schools and systems superimpose and all have an impact on the final picture. None of them, however, is the only true system!
The INSTITUTE OF FENG SHUI & GEOPATHOLOGY integrates Form School and several systems of the Compass School, as well as the western tradition of Geopathology, the study of the influences of earthlines and underground watercourses on our health.
We offer consultations for private homes, as well as offices and businesses, and present seminars and workshops (events) on Feng Shui and Geopathology.
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