Feng Shui is the study of how human beings interact with their environment and the energy patterns (or Ch’i flow) that results. Our environment expresses and holds the essence of who we are as a person. Therefore, if we want to improve or change our lives, we can consciously change the environment to support the achievement of our goals and desires.
A foundation principle of Feng Shui is that everything is connected. What connects us is invisible, living, ever changing. A goal of Feng Shui is to arrange your environment so that it provides you an ideal amount of beneficial energy (chi) to serve you well.
The Elements define the five types of energy that constitute all matter. They include Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Human beings are made of all five elements and are usually most comfortable in an environment where all five are represented.
The Elements also demonstrate various patterns of change including nourishing, restraining and depleting cycles. In our SpringForest Qigong teaching we learn about the 5 elements, t
The goal is to create an environment that suits you and supports you to improve your life.
|Five Element Interaction|
|Zodiac signs (yang)||Monkey||Tiger||Rat||Horse||Dragon/Dog|
|Zodiac signs (yin)||Rooster||Rabbit||Pig||Snake||Ox/Sheep|
|Organs (Yang)||Large Intestine||Gall Bladder||Urinary Bladder||Small Intestine||Stomach|
|Heavenly Creatures||White Tiger||Green Dragon||Black Tortoise||Vermilion Bird||Yellow Dragon|
|Heavenly Stems||Geng Xin||Jia Yi||Ren Gui||Bing Ding||Wu Ji|
|Year Ends with||0, 1||4, 5||2, 3||6, 7||8, 9|
As mentioned in the grid, the five elements can be regarded as the symbols of the five planets, Metal, Wood, Water, Fire Earth corresponding to Venus, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars, Saturn. They are thought to be the ruling planets or elements affecting the compatibility between two astrological Chinese zodiac signs.