The Chinese calendar is a unique system that provides us with information about the elemental influences prevailing at any given point in time. It makes use of the 5 elements and their cycles to determine the various aspects affecting the whole world.
In Chinese astrology, the rabbit is the fourth animal to hear the call of Buddha and this enigmatic animal has many attributes that are difficult to define. The rabbit is sensitive and timid, sensual, adventurous, artistic and alert. The rabbit relies on its inner instincts for survival being unpredictable and daring yet averse to confrontation.
There are 2 major tools in the practice of Feng Shui. The first is a special compass called the Lo Pan. A good compass is an important tool and often in the Western world very cheap imitations are sold at exorbitant prices.
This special compass is wrapped in a square base for easy measuring and there are different types of compasses reflecting the different schools of Feng Shui.
The skyscrapers, high tech efficiency and modern, cosmopolitan image of the island state of Singapore belies a more traditional spirit. Beneath its urban veneer some very traditional foundations are at play. The reality is that many of the city’s most recognizable structures are influenced by the principles of traditional Feng Shui. This age-old Chinese art of harnessing and distributing the natural powers within the environment to our best advantage is very much alive. Talk still prevails about the five prosperous dragons of Singapore, located in different parts of the island, having contributed to the city’s continued affluence.