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Feng Shui Dragon

Article of Chinese Celestial Dragon in Feng Shui.

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The Dragon, long held as the symbol of power, nobility, success, divine protection and vigilance is unsurpassed in its imperial status in the realm of Feng Shui. Regarded as the Supreme Being in the universe, it is believed to possess the ability to live in the sea, fly up the heaven and also coil up to form the shape of mountains. Being the divine mythical creature, the Dragon is capable of fending off the negative energy of evil spirits, and bestows protection to those who embrace its emblem. The Dragon also brings the essence of life in the form of celestial breath known as sheng chi. As Feng Shui is essentially all about capturing and creating sheng chi, it is this element of sheng chi that attracts wealth luck, good fortune, abundance and success to those who possess the symbol of Dragon.

In the practice of Feng Shui, the Dragon is considered one of the four celestial animals, in charge of the east sector. This mythical creature is regarded as the most potent symbol of Yang and is believed to be able to transmit positive energy of courage and heroism to the beholder. For the Chinese and particularly followers of Feng Shui, the Dragon is extremely auspicious and is always held in high esteem. Every Feng Shui practitioner knows that the presence of the mighty, majestic and magnificent Dragon in the home bestows the magical energy of this celestial creature, bringing courage, creativity and capabilities that spell success for residents. The Dragon is also looked upon as the ultimate symbol of Good Fortune. In the old day, even ancient emperor had their robes emblazoned with the motive of Dragon so as to associate themselves with Dragon.

The Dragon brings upon the essence of life, in the form of its celestial breath, known to many as sheng chi. He has the ability to blow out cosmic "chi" from his breath, which is the base for studies of Feng Shui. The Dragon also brings upon the essence of life in the form of celestial breath known as sheng chi. As Feng Shui is essentially all about capturing and creating sheng chi, it is this element of sheng chi that attracts wealth luck, good fortune, abundance and success to those who possess the symbol of Dragon.

Having a Dragon in any part of your home or business premise is auspicious as it represents ultimate Feng Shui for the well-being of the entire family. With all the auspicious features and characteristics, the Dragon is a powerful Feng Shui cure and it comes in many variations of colors and materials. In terms of colors, it varies from greenish to golden. A green Dragon, for example, serves as an excellent Feng Shui cure for the east, which is the health Feng Shui area; while a golden Dragon offers Feng Shui cure for wealth and abundance. You can choose to place the Dragon based on the 8 Trigrams Pa Kua, location of current wealth flying star or your lucky directions. If you want to place the Dragon in the bedroom, remember to pair it up with the phoenix, as the Dragon by itself is too yang for a place of rest, but together with the phoenix, they become the ultimate Feng Shui symbol of marital bliss.

Being a celestial creature, the Dragon must be treated with utmost respect and thus should not be place in low energy areas such as toilets, bathrooms, closets and garage. It is also worthwhile to note that the maximum number of Dragons recommended to be placed in the home is 5. Another Feng Shui taboo is to avoid placing the Dragon above the eye level to ensure they are constantly under our control.

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Find out more about other Feng Shui animals, the Pi Yao and Elephant & Rhinoceros.