Feng Shui Theory

Feng Shui Year of Construction: Why Do I Keep Harping On This? By Kartar Diamond

It is not just “classical” feng shui which is at odds with “New Age” Feng Shui. Within the classical schools, there are also many styles, formal schools, and individual approaches to how we interpret the same built space.

One newer practice is the “Date of Occupancy” theory and I field a lot of questions […]

By |March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Feng Shui Thirty Years From Now by Kartar Diamond

Those who practice the Flying Star School of Feng Shui know that the influence of a house or building will change slowly over time. With no physical changes, no remodels, and regardless of who occupies the space, structures go through Periods or cycles where the influence of the space shifts like cogs in […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui Timing Cycles by Kartar Diamond

Traditional Feng Shui incorporates space-time theory from a metaphysical perspective. From its inception, observations and revelations in astronomy and geography have been at its foundation. One of the largest time cycles noted in Chinese cosmology is the Great Year in Astronomy, a cycle which lasts about 25,920 years (also noted as being […]

By |November 27th, 2016|Comments Off

Current Luck Versus Future Luck by Kartar Diamond

One of the magical aspects to Feng shui is that remedies applied to flawed areas of a home or business can often yield a pretty immediate response or improvement. There are loads of stories, and even my own case studies, where clients might experience something extraordinary within days after making a recommended change. […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Comments Off

Ground breaking and Feng Shui by Kartar Diamond

We have an expression in our own Western culture: “ground-breaking.” It refers to something momentous, brand new, significant, and capable of changing the way we think, behave, respond, or create in the future. A “ground breaking” scientific discovery can lead to the cure of a specific disease and forever alter scientific research thereafter.

A “ground […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Comments Off

Clash of the Elements by Kartar Diamond

Whether it is Chinese medicine, Chinese martial arts, Chinese astrology, or Feng shui, a system called Five Element Theory is used in all of these disciplines.

What are the Five Elements?
Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal are the Five Elements and they represent all kinds of things such as seasons of the year, internal organs, […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Comments Off

When Water Is Used As a Feng Shui Remedy by Kartar Diamond

In feng shui practice, common remedies used to balance rooms include use of the five natural elements. The five natural elements are water, wood, fire, earth and metal. Water is the “shui” of feng shui, which literally translates as wind/water.The recommendation and application to use water should be specific and unique to the property […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Comments Off

Feng Shui Animal Symbolism by Kartar Diamond

The role of both real and mythological animals is referred to frequently in feng shui theory and folklore. In many books, there is a description of an ideal house, which has a turtle behind it, a phoenix bird in front of it, and a dragon and tiger on either side. These four […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Comments Off

Why Feng Shui Can’t Be Considered a Science by Kartar Diamond

When I first started speaking publicly about feng shui in 1992, I was very enthusiastic about promoting it as a natural science, mostly because I believed it to be so. I was also reacting to the mounting trendiness of feng shui, as it was being marketed by people who referred to it as “magic” […]

By |August 19th, 2016|Comments Off

Does the Shape of Your Remedy Matter? by Kartar Diamond

In Five-Element Theory, shapes can represent elements. For example:
METAL is defined as round or curved shapes
WOOD is represented by tall, thin, column-like shapes
FIRE is represented by pointy, pyramid-like shapes
EARTH is defined by square or rectangular shapes
WATER is wavy and almost shapeless in the way that water takes on the shape of whatever space […]

By |August 7th, 2016|Comments Off