The I Ching is highly regarded as one of the most important cultural treasures in human history. Indeed, it was one of, if not the very first, Chinese metaphysical subject to be translated into many foreign languages. The I Ching is still greatly respected today as one of the most accurate and important forecasting systems still used.
The Double Seventh Festival is a traditional Chinese festival full of love and romance.
The Chinese version of Valentines Day, it is celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month. In the Gregorian calendar you will find that this usually means early August. The Double Seventh Festival originated from the Han Dynasty (206BC - 220AD). Historical documents from
Feng Shui seems to mean different things to different people – everything from a strategically placed goldfish bowl with just the right number of goldfish to a profound sense of the order of the cosmos.
I’ve always found Juliana Abram to fit the latter category and, for that reason, we’re delighted to have her as our Feng Shui columnist here at Nova. Of course, if that goldfish bowl has been placed with conscious intent to activate the beneficial chi of the universe then it, too, has its
“Life itself is a blessing and we are much happier when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.”
Being blessed is not usually a feeling that too many people have on a daily basis. And it is for that very reason that my husband believes that I am such a lucky person.
Whilst Feng Shui encompasses the physical environment it is much, much more than that – it goes Beyond what you can see and touch. The words Feng Shui literally translate into Wind and Water.
The Feng component of ‘Feng Shui’ refers not only to the actual wind but also to something more abstract and intangible – the invisible forces which permeate the universe.
Life begins at the point of conception. This is true for the life of a human being, the life of a business, the life of a marriage, a partnership, a friendship, a city and even a home.
The concept that our environment can support us in our specific endeavours in life arose more than 6000 years ago in China. It came in the form of what we now call Feng Shui, a science developed over many years of investigation and observation of nature. It is what underpins
One of the people in my life that has been a tremendous inspiration to me over the course of the last 12 years is my ‘sifu’ Master Raymond Lo. Whilst he has been my teacher of Feng Shui and other Chinese metaphysics subjects since 1996, he has been an inspiration to me on so many other levels.
A genuineFeng Shui master from Hong Kong – Master Raymond Lo kindly answered some of the questions posed by western Feng Shui enthusiasts.
The diversity of life on earth defies imagination. Some of us have skin, some fur, some scales, some feathers, and some have leaves. We walk, we crawl, we fly, we swim, or we remain rooted in the earth. We are tiny and we are huge – we live on the land, in the skies or the oceans.
We are all very different, and these differences are the very fabric of the fabulous variety that constitutes life. So multitudinous, so complex, so subtle, so many are these differences that it seems very clear that we have absolutely nothing in common with our fellow life forms that creep, crawl, are born,