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 Historical documents from
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,
CHINESE NEW YEAR IS CONSIDERED A MAJOR HOLIDAY FOR THE CHINESE PEOPLE
Gong Xi Fa Cai is the English equivalent of ""Congratulations, I wish that you will be prosperous"".
This wish is demonstrated with the gift of oranges, mandarins or kumquats upon visiting friends and relatives. Red packets are often given and always with money inside. This money should be made up of even numbers (although not 4) and will almost always have the auspicious number eight
We all want our Christmas to be as smooth and fun filled as possible. So, what can you do from a Feng Shui perspective to have your Christmas filled with peace and laughter.
Here are the top eight Feng Shui remedies for your Christmas in 2007.
The Qing Mingfestival is a traditional Chinese event held on the 104th day after the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It generally falls around the same time as Easter– give or take some weeks.
I find this interesting given that both festivals, whilst from different cultural and religious belief systems, celebrates life that was - and calls forth the new.
Horses, Horses, Horses – come Tuesday, the race that stops a nation will have taken control and for some, too many flutes (the champagne variety) will fill them with regret rather than divert bad chi.
Horses are one of my favourite animals. They are big, bold and powerful yet graceful and gracious creatures. For the Oriental person horses have always symbolised power, steadfastness, perseverance and of course – prosperity.
BIRTHDAYS are a very special day!
A few years ago a Chinese friend of mine asked me whether he should celebrate his 50th Birthday. The reason being was that a number of his friends considered that it would be bad luck for him to do so. In China, it is not a traditional custom to regularly celebrate birthdays as we do here in the West.
I have just returned from a fabulous trip to Europe - the home of Geomancy. Traditionally Geomancy was known as the practice of identifying various ‘earth radiations’ impacting on human behaviour. However, it now seems to incorporate Feng Shui as opposed to being used as an additional service.
This voyage across the seas was purely business oriented - it was the International Feng Shui Congress held in Innsbruck, Austria. How could I not enjoy myself. Innsbruck is just glorious, with its mountainous surrounds and beautiful river rushing through the city. I managed to have an exciting and enjoyable time and made the most of every moment.
One of the more commonly asked questions is where did you learn Feng Shui and who is your teacher. Well this week I would like to take the opportunity to introduce my Master, Raymond Lo as he is going to be coming to Perth towards the end of August teaching Feng Shui and Destiny.
It was by sheer chance or should I say by ‘destiny’ that I came across Master Raymond Lo whilst I was on holidays. It was a fortunate moment because I was frustrated with what I perceived as a lack of genuine in-depth knowledge in Australia through various courses and publications available. After a