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and#8226; The first book to explain how feng shui developed from the Taoist systems of astrology, yin and yang, and the five elements.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Provides a background on Taoist philosophy to help readers better understand the principles of feng shui and how to use them properly.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Helps readers improve home, business, garden, property, neighborhoods, and much more. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The Chinese art of feng shui has become extremely popular in the West, but too often advice on the subject consists of overly simplistic instructions for rearranging one's house without any explanation of the profound philosophical system behind these changes. The ancient Taoists developed feng shui from their understanding of the subtle interplay of energies that make up the universe, and no true mastery of feng shui is possible without a knowledge of Taoism. Taoist Feng Shui provides step-by-step guidelines for improving your home, business, garden, property, and neighborhood using this ancient system of knowledge. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Taoist Feng Shuiandlt;/iandgt;, Susan Levitt traces the history of feng shui and shows how it is grounded in knowledge of yin and yang and the five Taoist elements of fire, earth, metal, water, and wood, as well as many other principles essential to Taoism. Once a background in Taoism is established, readers can better understand the philosophy behind concepts such as choosing the best colors for each room of the home, room-by-room furniture placement, yin and yang balance, correct lighting, outdoor landscaping, the function of hallways and entrances, and the proper use of mirrors, crystals, fountains, and other feng shui tools. With in-depth examples from the author's private feng shui practice, andlt;iandgt;Taoist Feng Shuiandlt;/iandgt; can help all readers transform their personal environments to create peace, harmony, health, wealth, and good fortune.and#160;

Synopsis:

• The first book to explain how feng shui developed from the Taoist systems of astrology, yin and yang, and the five elements.

• Provides a background on Taoist philosophy to help readers better understand the principles of feng shui and how to use them properly.

• Helps readers improve home, business, garden, property, neighborhoods, and much more.

The Chinese art of feng shui has become extremely popular in the West, but too often advice on the subject consists of overly simplistic instructions for rearranging one's house without any explanation of the profound philosophical system behind these changes. The ancient Taoists developed feng shui from their understanding of the subtle interplay of energies that make up the universe, and no true mastery of feng shui is possible without a knowledge of Taoism. Taoist Feng Shui provides step-by-step guidelines for improving your home, business, garden, property, and neighborhood using this ancient system of knowledge.

In Taoist Feng Shui, Susan Levitt traces the history of feng shui and shows how it is grounded in knowledge of yin and yang and the five Taoist elements of fire, earth, metal, water, and wood, as well as many other principles essential to Taoism. Once a background in Taoism is established, readers can better understand the philosophy behind concepts such as choosing the best colors for each room of the home, room-by-room furniture placement, yin and yang balance, correct lighting, outdoor landscaping, the function of hallways and entrances, and the proper use of mirrors, crystals, fountains, and other feng shui tools. With in-depth examples from the author's private feng shui practice, Taoist Feng Shui can help all readers transform their personal environments to create peace, harmony, health, wealth, and good fortune. 

Synopsis:

This is the first book to show how feng shui developed from the Taoist systems of astrology, yin and yang, and the five elements. The author provides examples from her own feng shui practice to help you harmonize your own space.

About the Author

Susan Levitt, author of andlt;Iandgt;Taoist Astrologyandlt;/Iandgt; and columnist for andlt;Iandgt;Feng Shui Journalandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Sage Womanandlt;/Iandgt; magazine, is a professional feng shui consultant, astrologer, and tarot reader in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ms. Levitt has an extensive background in Chinese history, literature, and medicine.

Table of Contents

andlt;Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Foreword andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;1.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; History of the Dragon andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;2.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Way of the Tao andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;3.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Eight Trigrams andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;4.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Ba-Gua Map andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;5.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Five Elements andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;6.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; How to Practice Feng Shui andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;7.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Feng Shui Solutions andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;8.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Reckoning of Fate andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;9.andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Lo P'an Compass and I Ching andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Appendixandnbsp; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Lunar Calendar from 1900 to 2032 andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Feng Shui Resourcesandlt;/Bandgt;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892817238
Foreword:
Xenja, Seann
Author:
Xenja, Seann
Foreword by:
Xenja, Seann
Foreword:
Xenja, Seann
Author:
Levitt, Susan
Publisher:
Destiny Books
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Interior Design - Feng Shui
Subject:
Feng-shui
Subject:
Eastern - Taoism
Subject:
Taoist
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
FENG SHUI/NEW AGE
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
106-24
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.01x5.90x.55 in. .57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , • The first book to explain how feng shui developed from the Taoist systems of astrology, yin and yang, and the five elements.

• Provides a background on Taoist philosophy to help readers better understand the principles of feng shui and how to use them properly.

• Helps readers improve home, business, garden, property, neighborhoods, and much more.

The Chinese art of feng shui has become extremely popular in the West, but too often advice on the subject consists of overly simplistic instructions for rearranging one's house without any explanation of the profound philosophical system behind these changes. The ancient Taoists developed feng shui from their understanding of the subtle interplay of energies that make up the universe, and no true mastery of feng shui is possible without a knowledge of Taoism. Taoist Feng Shui provides step-by-step guidelines for improving your home, business, garden, property, and neighborhood using this ancient system of knowledge.

In Taoist Feng Shui, Susan Levitt traces the history of feng shui and shows how it is grounded in knowledge of yin and yang and the five Taoist elements of fire, earth, metal, water, and wood, as well as many other principles essential to Taoism. Once a background in Taoism is established, readers can better understand the philosophy behind concepts such as choosing the best colors for each room of the home, room-by-room furniture placement, yin and yang balance, correct lighting, outdoor landscaping, the function of hallways and entrances, and the proper use of mirrors, crystals, fountains, and other feng shui tools. With in-depth examples from the author's private feng shui practice, Taoist Feng Shui can help all readers transform their personal environments to create peace, harmony, health, wealth, and good fortune. 

"Synopsis" by , This is the first book to show how feng shui developed from the Taoist systems of astrology, yin and yang, and the five elements. The author provides examples from her own feng shui practice to help you harmonize your own space.
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