Map Bagua

map bagua
The map bagua is an eight sided diagram that is used to represent different aspects of a person's life. The nine sections, which includes the center portion, symbolize career, wisdom, family, wealth, fame, love, creativity, helpful people and health. Each section can also be paired with a color as well as the direction of the five elements are mapped out as well. This special feng shui tool is useful to locate the areas of a home or an individual room of the home which are associated with all the nine sections. When you can actually locate the areas that require changing, you will be able to use simple decoration techniques to it in a way that may improve that aspect of your life.

To use a bagua, stand from the front door of your house facing in or by the entrance of a room. Hold the diagram out in front of you with the fame section facing the wall opposite you and the career section directly in front of you. This shows that the entrance is a reflection of your career, the wall opposite represents your fame and reputation, and every one of the remaining seven sections of a bagua can be mapped out in a similar manner. Use this tool to uncover the colors and elements that correlate with the different parts of that given space.

Colors are are a simple fix for bad feng shui areas and can easily be utilized to effectively improve problem areas of your life. If for instance, you are looking to attract love or to keep a healthy relationship with your current partner, locate the love corner in your room or your house using the bagua. You may notice from the diagram that the color pink is associated with the love corner. All you have to do is add a little more pink in that area to enhance your love life. The exact same technique can be applied to all the other areas of your life, using the colors specified from the bagua.

Each one of the five elements will also be found on a bagua. The career section of the space, that is normally where the entrance is, represents the element water. The fame and reputation section is affiliated with fire. The children and creativity section is used to represent the metal element. The family section is associated with the wood element. The element earth is directly in the center of a room where the health section is located. Equipped with this data, it is possible for you to balance the energy of the room or the entire home by simply adding the missing elements.

The map bagua is quite a useful tool that is utilized by professional feng shui practitioners and novices alike. It is so easy to use that it has been heavily adopted by most of the western world. Just use the steps above to make a basic reading of your house and each room of the house. If you are looking for a more accurate and detailed reading, it is best to seek the services of a professional practitioner. They're going to use a feng shui compass to locate the exact direction of the house and then use that measurement to generate a bagua map that is specific to your home.

Learn how to use a map bagua and how to apply each feng shui element and feng shui color guide to your home to help improve your love, wealth, career and more.

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