Everyone knows that feng shui has symbols such as frogs and mandarin ducks. It also uses wind chimes, beautiful stones and crystal balls, but it also uses personal information to help you maximize your luck, attract good fortune, and stop misfortune like illness, accidents or injury. This is done by using your date of birth combined with your gender to assign a kua number to understand your personal feng shui.
Rolling 7’s on a craps table in Las Vegas has always been considered lucky, but that’s where that luck ends. In feng shui, the number seven is considered very unlucky and full of misfortune. Worse yet, it can cause theft, violence and injury. From 1984 to 2003, the number seven was extremely lucky, but that changed in 2004, when we entered Period 8, a time that runs from 2004-2024. If you count seven as a lucky number, be sure to look at its implications in feng shui.
Feng shui is often called the Chinese “art of placement.” But it is deceptively deep. There is so much depth to feng shui that at first blush it’s easy to just chalk it up as a decorating method or fun esoteric technique. Feng shui is related to time, space, elements, colors, shapes, numbers, people, and…
It’s widely known that the number eight is regarded as the money number in Asia. And that idea is catching on here in the west, too. From phone numbers and addresses – even license plates – everyone’s looking to get as many eights as possible. Even jewelry designs have popped up everywhere with eights in the design, although many call it the infinity symbol. But the eight has more meanings that merely money and wealth, though that is why the eight is so popular!
QUESTION: I was born January 14, 1966 at 7:30 am. I am a west group person with a 7 kua number. I am also a wood snake. Should I decorate my bedroom in blue colors to feed my wood snake energies – or will that hurt my kua number? I’m confused about what I should follow — my personal feng shui or my personal zodiac sign. Can you help me?
Everyone’s heard there’s strength in numbers and that certainly extends to feng shui, where pairs constitute the concept of double goodness. Think about anything good and you want seconds – like you do with chocolate cake, a second date with a special someone, or another prosperous opportunity. In feng shui, though, whenever there is something auspicious, such as a symbol, it’s even more powerful and potent when it’s used as a pair.
The number 13 has long been considered negative and unlucky. But what are its feng shui implications? For too long well-meaning feng shui practitioners have preached that 13 is unlucky — but that’s only half the story. It could be because the number 13, when the single digits are added, make a four.