Monthly Archives: January 2019

Dr Hsu Fengshui Talk 8

Dr Hsu Feng Shui Talk
#8: What is the Ideal Size for a Human Dwelling?

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8: What is the Ideal Size for a Human Dwelling?

Natural laws (Yin-Yang theory and Five Element theory) are the foundation of Feng Shui. According to Yin-Yang theory, balance creates harmony. Therefore, in nature, a place with both mountains (Yin) and water (Yang) is the ideal.

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Dr Hsu Fengshui Talk 7

Dr Hsu Feng Shui Talk
#7: Feng Shui Developed from Survival Needs

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7: Feng Shui Developed from Survival Needs

Site selection – the selection of an auspicious site – is the first order of Feng Shui practice.

Ancient people, especially hunting-gathering people, were concerned with the four needs of survival: water, food, shelter and security. Therefore, they made sure they were near the resources they needed, and looked for safety.

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Dr Hsu Fengshui talk 5

Dr Hsu Feng Shui Talk
#5: Yin Yang Balance and Resonance

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5: Yin Yang Balance and Resonance

In the previous posting (number 4), we mentioned that, in Yin-Yang theory, a combination of Yin and Yang create harmony, while a combination of Yang and Yang, or Yin and Yin, create resonance, which means empowerment.

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Dr Hsu Fengshui talk 4

Dr Hsu Feng Shui Talk
#4: Can the Tao Be Spoken?

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4: Can the Tao be spoken?

The fifth chapter of the Xi Ci (or Da Zhuan) commentary on the Book of Changes contains a saying, “One Yin and one Yang make the Tao. People use it daily, but do not know it.” Over the centuries, many scholars have tried to explain this saying, but their explanations have been too abstract for most people to understand.

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Dr Hsu Fengshui Talk 2

Dr Hsu Feng Shui Talk
#2: Feng Shui is Design for the Living Environment

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2: Feng Shui is Design for the Living Environment

When we talk about “designing our environment”, the term “environment” can refer to different scales. It can refer to a city, a neighborhood, a building, or even a room, or the furnishings or decorations within a room.

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