Q & A, Archived School Newsletters or announcement specifically for enrolled students of Kartar’s School of Traditional Feng Shui

Eight House Types Versus Four House Types by Kartar Diamond

Photo by Michael Tuszynsla

There are different Schools of Feng Shui and different ways to categorize House types. These distinctions mostly have to do with orientation, timing, or a combination of both.

In the Ba Zhai School of Feng Shui, as well as others, we have Eight House […]

By | 2019-05-28T09:12:39-07:00 May 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Eight House Types Versus Four House Types by Kartar Diamond

Missing Sectors Vs. Partially Missing Sectors by Kartar Diamond

In the floor plan sample attached to this article, we see that there are several partially missing or mostly missing directional sectors.

What can be the influence of a missing directional sector of a home? Each of the eight basic directions is related to a family member and […]

By | 2019-02-09T11:41:25-07:00 February 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Missing Sectors Vs. Partially Missing Sectors by Kartar Diamond

Feng Shui and Magnetic Pole Shift by Kartar Diamond

When asked about the ever-moving magnetic North pole, it motivates me to find out what is the latest research and opinions. And recently, there have been more reports coming out of the scientific community about the increasing rate of speed with which the magnetic poles are moving. […]

By | 2019-01-12T19:44:49-07:00 January 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Feng Shui and Magnetic Pole Shift by Kartar Diamond

When Do The Annual Energies Really Kick In? by Kartar Diamond

In Feng Shui teachings, we learn that the annual energy shifts on or around February 4th or 5th each year. It doesn’t vacillate by more than a day because the Feng Shui New Year marks the mid-way point between the December Solstice and the March Equinox.

This […]

By | 2018-12-10T18:16:19-07:00 December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on When Do The Annual Energies Really Kick In? by Kartar Diamond

Feng Shui In the Palm of Your Hand by Kartar Diamond

There is much symbolism, and in many cultures, to be found with the human hand. As it relates to Chinese metaphysics, the back of the hand is considered “yang” compared to the palm of the hand which represents the more yin forces. Yin-Yang theory is at […]

By | 2018-10-02T19:33:45-07:00 October 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Feng Shui In the Palm of Your Hand by Kartar Diamond

Your Feng Shui Studies and the Five Elements by Kartar Diamond

This article has been written especially for my on-line students as they learn about the Five Elements. Sometimes referred to as the “Five Agents” or the “Five Transformations,” the latter descriptions are intentional, so as to move away from a rigid and exclusively literal interpretation of the “elements.” Everything is in flux, from Yin to […]

By | 2018-08-06T21:55:38-07:00 August 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Your Feng Shui Studies and the Five Elements by Kartar Diamond

Clarifications About Flying Star Applications by Kartar Diamond

There is a common notion that the style of Feng Shui called “The Flying Star School” is synonymous with Xuan Kong Fei Xing, or even just “Xuan Kong.” This is not true, but in the interest of keeping things simple, let’s just say that the Xuan Kong Fei Xing (Flying Star School) is one […]

By | 2018-07-09T15:14:17-07:00 July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Clarifications About Flying Star Applications by Kartar Diamond

Teaching Feng Shui Backwards by Kartar Diamond

There are different types of teachers and with different agendas. But many teachers sincerely want to have their students learn something practical right away. We also want students to learn how to make a change to their personal space that will work fast. Some of this is intended to help “sell” Feng […]

By | 2018-06-10T18:39:40-07:00 June 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Teaching Feng Shui Backwards by Kartar Diamond

Changing the Period of a House, Part 2 by Kartar Diamond

In the Part 1 article, I mentioned that the usual way for the Period of a house to change. If the house undergoes a massive remodel that includes the roof and ceiling being removed, then the original energy can easily escape the house, and the new energy […]

By | 2018-08-14T21:48:20-07:00 June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Changing the Period of a House, Part 2 by Kartar Diamond

Mini Mountains and Mini Lakes by Kartar Diamond

By the time we get down to making Feng Shui recommendations for the interiors of a home or business, we are focusing on the details. And yet, this is what many consumers think is the grand total of a Feng Shui analysis.

Historically, the […]

By | 2018-05-07T11:38:07-07:00 May 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Mini Mountains and Mini Lakes by Kartar Diamond