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Learn how to use Feng Shui's magic square to deflect negative energy.
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Form Feng shui conserves the typology of the land as does compass feng shui which also incorporates celestial calculations. An ancient manuscript called the Ai Ching book was a particular base for this practice and many of its symbols appear around the feng shui compass.
Known also as the Lo-Pan, a special compass is used by feng shui specialists although such readings are highly complicated are considerably easy a device to use based on this compass is the Lo Shu or magic square. As you can see the Lo Shu is made up of nine smallest squares. Each signifies a particular aspect of life and correlates to a compass direction.
To use the magic square device for your own purposes, firstly draw a proportionately sized floor plan of your house correctly outlining the oval shape and marking the interior walls and front door. A lot of houses would fit into a perfect square shape but don’t worry .simply turn it into a square by adding dotted lines making sure that the whole floor plan of your house is contained within.
You’re probably find that some of the walls may cut the edges of the square with the dotted lines making up the rest. Next, draw nine smallest squares of equal size within the largest square. Now imagine your house as a compass with the middle square as the center. All you need to know now is the direction of one of the other squares to determine the bearings of the others. To do this requires the use if a compass so here’s a quick run down of its components and how we’ll be using this device for the purposes of feng shui.
Take not of the two-tone compass needle and the Ai Ching ring of the compass – the turnable dial which displays the initials for north, south, east, and west. The red part of the compass needle will always point to north no matter which way you place the device but make sure you hold it as flat as possible to allow the needle to move. The other half of this needle will always point south. Another fixed arrow sits outside the actual face of he circular dial.
To take a reading, it’s probably best to stand at the entrance of your house looking outwards and holding the device so that the fixed arrow point in the direction that you’re facing. You may want to remove any surrounding metal objects including belts, watches, and jewelry as these magnetic attractions could affect you reading. You can see which way north is from the direction that the red needle is pointing so rotate the outer dial to align the end with the tip of this needle. The S will obviously match up to the south-pointing needle.
You can determine which direction you’re facing as indicated by the points that a fixed arrow meets the compass dial. You can now determine the compass points for the rest of the house. Say, for example, you found you had the southeast facing front door. This means that the square on you diagram in which the front door lies makes up this part of the compass. Working clockwise from this square will mean that the next section will be the seven square. The next will be the southwest and square and soon.
Now, comes the interesting part when we discover what significance each sector of your home has in your life. The seven square actually influences fame and recognition. The southwest inspires relationships, and the west relates to children and creativity. You r life with regards to friends, mentors, and travel, is assigned to the northwest section of your home with career prospects and your role in society held in the north. Now, legion contemplation to the northeast, family and health the east and wealth to the southeast.