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Body Feng Shui: The Ancient Chinese Science of Body Reading

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and#8226; The first book in English on the ancient Chinese tradition of reading personality traits in physical appearance. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Includes over 100 illustrations that explain the meanings of physical characteristics. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Explains how individuals can influence their destiny and use negatively perceived physical aspects as tools for healthy relationships and positive self-transformation.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Min Xiang Shue--also known as body feng shui--is an ancient Taoist tradition that uses the techniques from the more familiar art of placement (feng shui) to reveal the connection between inner character and external appearance. According to this ancient art, it is possible to recognize the personality of an individual from his or her facial features, hand shape, movements, and posture. Generously illustrated with more than 100 drawings that explain the meaning of distinctive physical characteristics, andlt;iandgt;Body Feng Shuiandlt;/iandgt; teaches you how to explore your own and others' destinies by reading the truths of the soul as they appear on the human body. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Introduced for the first time in the Western world, the art of body feng shui can show how a negative or positive physical aspect can be partially responsible for happiness or misfortune, health or illness, wealth or poverty. Moreover, though we are given certain attributes at birth, these are not unchangeable. andlt;iandgt;Body Feng Shuiandlt;/iandgt; provides valuable lessons for redesigning our fate based on the observations of our physical appearance and offers many examples of positive changes you can make to transform an inauspicious physical feature into a blessing--none of which require plastic surgery.and#160;

Synopsis:

This fully illustrated guide introduces the ancient Taoist tradition of reading personality traits in physical appearance.

Synopsis:

• The first book in English on the ancient Chinese tradition of reading personality traits in physical appearance.

• Includes over 100 illustrations that explain the meanings of physical characteristics.

• Explains how individuals can influence their destiny and use negatively perceived physical aspects as tools for healthy relationships and positive self-transformation.

Min Xiang Shue--also known as body feng shui--is an ancient Taoist tradition that uses the techniques from the more familiar art of placement (feng shui) to reveal the connection between inner character and external appearance. According to this ancient art, it is possible to recognize the personality of an individual from his or her facial features, hand shape, movements, and posture. Generously illustrated with more than 100 drawings that explain the meaning of distinctive physical characteristics, Body Feng Shui teaches you how to explore your own and others' destinies by reading the truths of the soul as they appear on the human body.

Introduced for the first time in the Western world, the art of body feng shui can show how a negative or positive physical aspect can be partially responsible for happiness or misfortune, health or illness, wealth or poverty. Moreover, though we are given certain attributes at birth, these are not unchangeable. Body Feng Shui provides valuable lessons for redesigning our fate based on the observations of our physical appearance and offers many examples of positive changes you can make to transform an inauspicious physical feature into a blessing--none of which require plastic surgery. 

Synopsis:

Generously illustrated with more than 100 drawings that explain the meaning of distinctive physical characteristics, "Body Feng Shui" teaches readers how to explore their own and others' destinies by reading the truths of the soul as they appear on the human body. 168 line drawings.

About the Author

Raised in Taiwan, Chao-Hsiu Chen has studied Buddhist and Taoist teachings as well as yoga. She is also the author of andlt;Iandgt;Body Feng Shuiandlt;/Iandgt;. She currently lives in Rome and Munich, where she is a composer, writer, and feng shui consultant.

Table of Contents

andlt;bandgt;Body Feng Shuiandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Ancient Chinese Science of Body Readingandlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Introduction: As Outside, So Inside andlt;BRandgt;1. The Harmony of the Laws andlt;BRandgt;The Energy of the Universe andlt;BRandgt;The Body and the Five Elements andlt;BRandgt;The Right Partners andlt;BRandgt;The Five Elements and Health andlt;BRandgt;Blood Types and Personality andlt;BRandgt;Habits and Character andlt;BRandgt;The Chi in Human Beings andlt;BRandgt;2. The Laws of Harmony andlt;BRandgt;The Eyes: Crystals in the Morning Dew andlt;BRandgt;The Nose: The Mountain of the Tender Dragon andlt;BRandgt;The Lips: The Shores of the Murmuring Creek andlt;BRandgt;The Teeth: Lotus Flowers in the Mud andlt;BRandgt;The Eyebrows: Snakes in the Garden of the Temple andlt;BRandgt;The Ears: Leaves on the Tree of Hope andlt;BRandgt;Wrinkles: The Erosion of Life andlt;BRandgt;The Hair: Clouds in the River of Eternity andlt;BRandgt;The Hands: The Way to the Heart andlt;BRandgt;The Voice: The Song of the Nightingale andlt;BRandgt;The Cheeks: Pillows of Power andlt;BRandgt;The Forehead: The Hills of Wisdom andlt;BRandgt;The Chin: The Source of Eternal Life andlt;BRandgt;Beauty Marks: Buds of Eternal Spring andlt;BRandgt;The Back of the Head: The Pleiades of Happiness andlt;BRandgt;The Breasts: The Petals of Reincarnation andlt;BRandgt;The Jade Gate: The Perfection of Woman's Being andlt;BRandgt;The Jade Stalk: The Perfection of Man's Being andlt;BRandgt;The Ten Most Important Points on the Face andlt;BRandgt;3. The Secret of Untarnished Beauty andlt;BRandgt;Physiognomy as the Key to the Soul andlt;BRandgt;The Secret of the Body andlt;BRandgt;In Harmony with Oneself and Others andlt;BRandgt;The Message of the Teaching of Correspondences andlt;BRandgt;Body Feng Shui in Daily Life andlt;BRandgt;4. Opinions of Chinese Experts

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892817696
Author:
Chen, Chao-Hsiu
Author:
Chen, Zhaoxiu
Author:
Chen, Chao-Hsiu
Publisher:
Destiny Books
Location:
Rochester, VT :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Feng-shui
Subject:
Personality assessment
Subject:
Physiognomy
Subject:
Eastern Philosophy
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Alternative
Subject:
EASTERN PHILOSOPHY/NEW AGE
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
vol. 25, no. 1
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
192 line drawings
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 11.34 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This fully illustrated guide introduces the ancient Taoist tradition of reading personality traits in physical appearance.
"Synopsis" by , • The first book in English on the ancient Chinese tradition of reading personality traits in physical appearance.

• Includes over 100 illustrations that explain the meanings of physical characteristics.

• Explains how individuals can influence their destiny and use negatively perceived physical aspects as tools for healthy relationships and positive self-transformation.

Min Xiang Shue--also known as body feng shui--is an ancient Taoist tradition that uses the techniques from the more familiar art of placement (feng shui) to reveal the connection between inner character and external appearance. According to this ancient art, it is possible to recognize the personality of an individual from his or her facial features, hand shape, movements, and posture. Generously illustrated with more than 100 drawings that explain the meaning of distinctive physical characteristics, Body Feng Shui teaches you how to explore your own and others' destinies by reading the truths of the soul as they appear on the human body.

Introduced for the first time in the Western world, the art of body feng shui can show how a negative or positive physical aspect can be partially responsible for happiness or misfortune, health or illness, wealth or poverty. Moreover, though we are given certain attributes at birth, these are not unchangeable. Body Feng Shui provides valuable lessons for redesigning our fate based on the observations of our physical appearance and offers many examples of positive changes you can make to transform an inauspicious physical feature into a blessing--none of which require plastic surgery. 

"Synopsis" by , Generously illustrated with more than 100 drawings that explain the meaning of distinctive physical characteristics, "Body Feng Shui" teaches readers how to explore their own and others' destinies by reading the truths of the soul as they appear on the human body. 168 line drawings.
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