Feng Shui Essays

  • Feng Shui: The Basic And Principles Of Feng Shui

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    A. Basic and principles of Feng Shui The First basic principle of feng shui is human are affected by their surrounding. People are connected to the environment in ecological term. Despite the fact, human live is fill with physical, mental health, personal and professional relationship, home and work performance which effected by the position of buildings, views, landscaping, color, lighting, shapes of structures, and even furniture arrangement. Then, Feng shui as a language of symbol is the second

  • Why Feng Shui?

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    The word Feng Shui (fung shway) literally means wind and water in Chinese. These major energy sources underlie the belief that environmental factors influence people greatly and this is the basis of Feng Shui. The bagua chart indicates how elements, directions and aspects of life can be of influence. There is a wealth of information on the subject from practitioners and journalists that prove the benefits of Feng Shui. Disbelievers that began to practice it brought great prosperity and luck into

  • Living with Feng Shui

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    of feng shui. Simple placement of certain objects in mapped areas of a home can bring great respite to an otherwise chaotic environment. American society classifies feng shui as just another idea based on superstitions, for example, black cats and broken mirrors. Actually, feng shui, pronounced “fung shway,” is the ancient craft of interpreting and manipulating energy in the environment to create harmonious space by stimulating good chi’, or energy, and staunching the negative flow. Feng shui, meaning

  • Feng Shui in the Far East

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    Introduction Feng Shui has been practiced in China for centuries. Throughout ancient China, masters of Feng Shui “were highly respected meteorologists, astronomers, and other scientists and who were charged with sustaining the good fortune and prosperity of the royal court. It has been guardedly passed down the generations through very specific lineages” (Feng Shui Advisors). It was widely practiced in modern-day China until the Cultural Revolution when Chairman Mao utilized mass force to destroy

  • Importance Of Feng Shui Principles For Open Space

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    2. Feng shui principles for open public space What’s factor that indicates a successful or failed public space design? Steven Holl () states some consideration that he believes should be fundamental in accomplish a successful urban space. First, Geo-spatial is balance relationship natural landscape connected with surrounding. Next is an experiential phenomenon which determining the qualities of urban life; spatial energy and mystery, qualities of light, color, sound, and smell. Time, light, history

  • The Ancient Art of Feng Shui

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    The Ancient Art of Feng Shui The History of Feng Shui Feng Shui has been practiced in China for thousands of years and is believed to have started in 2953 B.C. when Hu of Hsia found a tortoise that had a perfect "magic square" on its back. From this discovery evolved the I Ching, the oldest book in Chinese history, and possibly the world (Webster 1). This book contains the first written instructions on the theory of Feng Shui. Feng Shui was seen as a sacred power, so much so that in ancient

  • How Does Feng Shui Influence Shi Lei's Work?

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    Feng shui, or “wind-water”, is a Chinese philosophy that lasted for thousands of years. Wind represents the vitality and power, while water is change and flow. The feng shui practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of "invisible forces" that bind the universe, earth, and humanity together, known as qi: since people are part of nature, nature is also part of the people. A more systematic “feng shui” principles originated from the warring states period, roughly around 403BC. The core idea

  • The Importance Of Public Spaces

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    social emotional, cognitive, and even psychological needs are met. Yet, large areas of neglected, poverty and empty quarters, could demolish th... ... middle of paper ... ...ments only, but also urban cultures, memory, and social functions. II. Feng Shui Practice in Public Spaces Design Public space could give many advantages for a city, in economy, social, culture, and lifestyle. Ultimately, people in the city need more natural open public space as an escape place from the crowd of bustling city

  • Personal Narrative- Helping Others

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    year from sales of tranquillisers, anti-depressants, barbiturates, amphetamines, and other psychoactive medications. We know we must learn to control stress in safer, saner, and healthier ways. So we read about Yoga or Aromatherapy, or maybe Feng Shui. We think about doing stress-management courses. We try to get more exercise and fresh air. We check for preservatives and other additives in our foods, and stock up on multi-vitamins. All useful and worthwhile ideas. But one stress-buster

  • The Last Empress by Daniele Varè

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    Chinese people. Born on November 29th, 1835, Tzi-hsi was named Yehonala after her tribe. Her father, Huei-cheng died when she was a child and her family took care of her until she was sent to Emperor Hsien-Feng’s court as a concubine. Although Hsien-Feng had many wives and concubines, Tzi-hsi was the only to bear him a son. In 1861, the Emperor died and his court was left to the son, who was not of age and thus Tzi-hsi was able to rule through her son, The Emperor Tung-chih. When he turned 17, she

  • Charlotte Haldane's The Last Great Empress of China

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    voice that could charm anyone. Chosen as an Imperial Concubine in the third class, Yehonala (as she was known at the time) took great care to win the favor of the current Empress Dowager. Her next step was to win the favor of the young Emperor Hsien Feng, which she accomplished with the help of the Chief Eunuch, who she had also won over. In her quest for ultimate power the luckiest event that befell her was the birth of her son. Because the Empress Consort Sakota failed to produce an heir, Yenonala’s

  • Rocketry

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    on efficient rocket propulsion.Rocket power had been thought of long before Goddard’s time, but he was the first to have success with it. The earliest record of rocket propulsion dates to 1232 CE from China.Chinese Chronicles of the battle of Kai-Feng make mention of a “flying fiery arrow” that was used during battles “with telling effect against invading Mongol hordes” (xiii Goddard & Pendray).This object was a form of what we now call fireworks that was packaged with more propellant.During the

  • Piracy in China

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    artists’ investments are supposed to be returned in the form of profits from the media that the companies and artists sell to the public. However, if “pirates” are selling illegal copies of the media, the companies do not make any money. For example, Feng Xiaogang, a Chinese director, said in an article on CNN.com, “We estimate that one pirated DVD is watched by five people and there are roughly one million pirated copies of our film. One million copies times five people times $2.10 per tickets -- that's

  • Lessons of Major Barbara, Good Woman of Setzuan, and Madwoman of Chaillot

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    story she is a prostitute but at the end she becomes a successful tobacco shop owner, fiancé and mother-to-be.  Shen Te also creates another character that displays her deceitful and greedy side, or the side of her that could survive in her society, Shui Ta.  He is a brash and brutal young man who drives spongers away.1 Yang Sun is an unemployed airman that Shen Te saves from committing suicide.  He is a big creep that later admits that he has no intention of marrying her and is after Shen Te’s

  • Johnny In The Short Story The Father

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    However, the father’s satisfactory efforts at reconciling his relationship with his son fails and creates more distance between the two. The Father’s first attempt to reconciliate with Johnny is by purchasing him a new scout uniform to replace Johnny’s existing uniform. As John says “I don't want those goon’s down at the church thinking i'm too cheap to buy him one.” (68) Johnny quickly realizes he was not buying the scout uniform for him but for his own reputation. Johnny felt that John was being

  • Shanshui Analysis

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    Shanshui is a style of painting that has been practiced in China for one and a half millennia, it has a long history and it is part of world’s cultural heritage. It has always been more engaging to the hearts of the Chinese literati than flower-birds and human figure. Shanshui is not only for its own sake, but also as a vehicle, its because the it was never only about holding up a mirror to the landscape in keeping with dominant aesthetic tastes. It was always about reflecting on and negotiating

  • Art of War in Ancient China

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    Art of War in Ancient China The Chinese concept of shih is an elegant and complex thinking unique to the Chinese culture and tradition. Allowing the propensity inherent in the every kind of reality to operate on its own accord and to maximum effect is the operative concept this essay seek to explore across different domains of reality. The first part of the essay investigates the concept of shih as it is applied in military texts of Sun-tzu and in politics and political rhetoric and communication

  • The History Of Taiwan

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    Introduction Taiwan, it is the country abundances with wonderful history. It is a country where you can find happiness, joyfulness with their unique cultures. Taiwan is located at the southeastern coast of China; it is an independence country however Taiwan has a connection with its mainland China. Taiwan is also one of the recommended tourist destinations, as their Taiwanese street food, cultures, unique attractions and etc. Before you pack your bags, researches are always a must. Tourists are

  • Taiwan

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    Taiwan For centuries, Taiwan has been ruled by alien regimes. Modern Taiwanese history is a chronicle of the Taiwanese' struggles against oppression and fight for independent survival. Since 1945, Taiwan under the Kuomintang (KMT) regime has been subject to the threat of China's invasion. Even though recently the tensions across the Straits of Taiwan has loosened gradually, to Taiwanese, the unification policy stressed by both the KMT regime and the Chinese government still poses a grave danger

  • Taiwan: The Silicon Island Society

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    Taiwan: The Silicon Island Society Silicon Island is a nickname given to the island of Taiwan because of its technological hub located in the city of Hsinchu, which is a near replica of Silicon Valley in California. Hsinchu is located on the Northwest coast of the island and is bordered by mountains and the ocean. The city has a population of 370,000, which is made up of various ethnicities (www.taipei.org). Hsinchu is comprised of indigenous Taiwanese, Southern Fujianese (Chinese), Hakka