Find Best Feng Shui Symbols for Your Home

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Understand the application of most popular feng shui symbols.

Traditional, or classical feng shui schools, have many symbols used for various purposes. Some feng shui symbols are well known, such as the Mandarin Ducks for love and marriage, the Tortoise for protection and stability, or the Koi Fish for abundance. Some feng shui symbols, such as Bats or Chi Lins, are less known. Explore these feng shui symbols to see which one might help to improve the energy of your home.

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    Feng Shui of Flower Symbols

    flower symbol block

    In addition to the energy of beauty and grace, flowers also bring a flourishing, good luck and numerous blessings, quality of Chi to any home. Alive flowers are sure the best choice for your home, as they bring a strong healing energy; but images of flowers or high-quality silk flowers are often used in feng shui, too.

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    Buddha is a Symbol of Peace, Protection and Good Luck in Feng Shui

    wooden Buddha art

    When you have a busy, hectic lifestyle - which is the expression of yang feng shui energy - it is very important to focus on creating a peaceful quality of energy in your home, and what can create a more peaceful, calm and contemplative energy that the presence of Buddha?

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    Feng Shui Horse Symbol

    horse art

    The image of a horse, or several horses, be it in art, a photo or a sculpture is often used in business and office feng shui applications. In classical feng shui applications, the Horse brings the energy of success, fame, freedom, and speed. Thus, the horse feng shui symbol is often used in the Fame area of the Bagua (South), as well as the Career area (North). 

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    Use Fruit Symbols for Good Feng Shui

    fruit pictures above table

    The feng shui energy of fruits is the energy of fruition. When choosing images of fruits as a feng shui cure, first and foremost be guided by your own instincts, or your own understanding of the energy of the fruit, as well as its possible medicinal remedies. The use of fruits in feng shui is dictated by ancient texts as specific symbols.

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    Feng Shui Symbol of Fu Dogs

    Feng shui fu dogs were traditionally placed in front of Imperial palaces, temples, and government offices. Fu dogs were also a traditional feng shui symbol of family wealth and social status and were placed in front of wealthy homes. Fu dogs are usually displayed as a couple.

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    Colors as Feng Shui Symbols

    colored vases and flowers

    Colors are successfully used in feng shui home decor as symbols of elements, be it the Wood feng shui element of the feng shui element of Water. Each feng shui element is represented by a specific color, and color is the easiest way to use the five elements principle to bring more harmony into your home with feng shui.

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    Feng Shui of the Butterfly Symbol

    butterfly art on wall

    The feng shui use of butterflies is similar to the use of birds. Both are symbols of flying free, which speaks of human longing for joy. The most common feng shui use of the butterfly symbol is as a feng shui cure for love and romance, probably because love is the most transformative feeling that makes you feel like flying.

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    Feng Shui of the Fish Symbol

    fish art

    The fish is an old feng shui symbol for abundance and prosperity. The most famous feng shui wealth fish is the arrowana, or dragon fish, and the purest arrowanas are known to command quite high fees. Feng shui aquariums are a beautiful and potent feng shui cure to attract the energy of wealth and abundance. Placed right, and taken care of wisely, they will amplify the energy in any space and attract more wealth Chi.

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    Feng Shui of Bird Symbols in Your Home

    bird figures

    Humans looked at birds since times immemorial for the feeling of inspiration and freedom. Bird songs are truly inspiring in their beauty and complexity, which adds the primal power of the sound to the feng shui symbol of birds. Each bird has its own distinctive qualities; a peacock is very different from the dove, for example, or the magpie.

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    The Gem Tree Feng Shui Symbol

    purple tree art

    Feng shui gem trees also called feng shui crystal trees, are a popular cure in the traditional feng shui school applications. The first thing to notice is the use of specific crystals in a tree, as each gem tree will usually come with one type of crystals, thus defining its feng shui application. There is a wide variety of feng shui gem trees on the market, from amethyst gem trees to agate and even pearl and coral trees.

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    Feng Shui Dragon Symbol in Your Home

    dragon statue

    The dragon symbol is an auspicious traditional feng shui cure and a powerful symbol of strong yang/male energy. As a popular feng shui cure, dragons come in many sizes and variations of materials and color. A green dragon, for example, is an excellent feng shui cure for the East - health feng shui area - of your home, while a golden dragon can be a great feng shui cure for wealth and abundance.

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    Mystic Knot Feng Shui Symbol - Feng Shui Good Luck and Protection Cure

    mystic knot bracelet

    The Mystic Knot is a popular feng shui symbol. Being a combination of six times the infinity symbol, this feng shui knot symbolizes a long and happy life full of good fortune. Mystic knot is sometimes referred to as the endless knot because it looks like it swallows its own tail. In Buddhism, the mystic knot is one of the 8 magical auspicious objects.

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    Tortoise Symbol in Feng Shui

    tortoise art

    The turtle is a strong protection symbol in feng shui. It is one of the four celestial animals, or guardians in feng shui, which are the green dragon, the red phoenix, the white tiger and the black tortoise. These celestial animals are considered guardians of good feng shui energy and the roots of their symbolism and feng shui use go deep to the beginnings of the landscape school of feng shui. The first feng shui symbolic use of turtles or tortoises is as a protection symbol.

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    Bat Symbol in Feng Shui: Would You Use the Bat Feng Shui Symbol in Your Home?

    bat coat hooks

    In classical feng shui applications, bat is considered a symbol of wealth and used as a wealth cure because the same word/pronunciation for bat - "Fook" - also means "Prosperity" in Chinese. Bats also came to represent happiness and longevity, so it is an auspicious symbol in Chinese culture.

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    Chi Lin Feng Shui Symbol

    Chi Lin statue

    Chi Lin is a mythical Chinese creature with the head of a Dragon, the body of a Horse, and the scales of a Carp fish. Also called the Dragon Horse, or the Chinese Unicorn, Chi Lin brings strong, protective feng shui energy with blessings of good health and prosperity.Chi Lin is very loyal to its owner and will protect the house from evil spirits. Chi Lin has a higher royal status that other feng shui guardians.

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    The Feng Shui Money Frog Symbol

    money frog statue

    The use of the feng shui money frog has deep symbolic roots. It is a mythological creature with three legs that is said to attract wealth and abundance, this is why you can often see it in many Chinese establishments. Traditionally, the money frog is placed either in the feng shui money area or somewhere close to the front entrance.