Yin or Yang
The Yin and Yang Concept
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Question: Once I know all my auspicious directions and I want to sit in the lucky direction...do I place my back toward the auspicious direction? Or my front? (For example...sitting around a conference table...do I face my best direction or do I put my back towards it?)
1. Feng Shui can be applied to both: Yin and Yang.
2. For example, Yin Feng Shui refers to Feng Shui for the "dead". Here, the Chinese belief that if one's ancestor has an auspicious burial (site), it would mean prosperity for several generations of their decendants.
3. While Yang Feng Shui refers to for you and I.
4. "Research makes the Difference".
4.1 Even within the Feng Shui community, there are different qualities of Feng Shui practitioners. Some "blindly" read up or got passed down miscommunication and apply "Yin Feng Shui" to Yang Feng Shui!
4.2 For example, in Yin Feng Shui, one should be "sitting" in an auspicious sector and could be facing an inauspicious sector. Why? Dead man cannot move and he/she does not have a breath. Thus place this dead body "sitting" at an auspicious sector or direction.
4.3 As we all know, all living persons have important organs such as the nose and mouth and eyes at out frontage or face. Thus, it would be natural that when we sit up, we should be facing our auspicious direction.
5. To this day, you have to be careful as no two practitioners are of the same calibre. And as I had mentioned, Feng Shui for the dead (Yin) is vastly different from the living (Yang). For example, the Feng Shui ruler has two levels of markings: One level is for the Living, while the other level (or measurement) is for the dead!
6. Unfortunately, some practitioners are still either ignorant or still think that when they practise Yin Feng Shui, they are also practising Yang Feng Shui for the living. This is NOT correct!
FACE Or Be SUPPORTED By Auspicious Direction
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1. We have to differentiate between Yin Feng Shui and Yang Feng Shui.
2. Yin Feng Shui can be known as Feng Shui for the dead. Yang Feng Shui is Feng Shui for the living.
3. The Eight House can be applied to both Yin and Yang Feng Shui.
4. Usually in a Yin Feng Shui environment, the person is dead, immovable object. Thus, it would be good to have the person within the good sector to "defend" against external factors. Thus, it is good to have the person absorb good qi as what you have mentioned.
5. Under Yang Feng Shui, the critical difference that although both Yin and Yang persons have a nose or mouth; the Yang person is still breathing.
6. Many of us have read the importance of the "mouth" of the house. The mouth of a house is where we should tap good qi. Here, we can draw a parallel to a living person: where is your mouth? Is your nose and mouth at the back of your body and your spine is at the front? Yes/No?
7. In Yang Eight House concept, it is always good to sit with your nose/mouth facing a good direction. And in addition, one gets the best of two worlds if as I have often stated, under the Eight House, it is good to spent time at a good sector. A famous Feng Shui practitioner once mentioned to his client: that when one sits up on your bed, it is better to sit with your face (mouth and nose) facing a good direction. As we (practitioners) are serving the living not the dead in home or office Feng Shui. Unless, you want to place your mouth and nose on your back-side. Then, go for Yin Feng Shui approach.
8. In Flying Star Feng Shui, many practitioners would like to see home that has double auspicious #8's at the frontage. This would be useful in encouraging good qi into the home. And the idea is that if the qi from a certain sector is not good, some may advice "locking up the bad qi" eg. in a store room or "close the set of windows".