From a fengshui point of view, our tangible world is formulated
by qi, and qi is
force in the universe which is swayed by our thoughts
and emotions. On the other hand, as the tangible world is
formed by harnessed qi, it is relatively stable
and frames hurdles and channels to shape the flow of the
highly fluent and volatile information energy. In this regard,
it is recommended to think beyond the functional and visual
representations when decorating your home or office, and
take into account the effects that the physical world would
have on the content quality and flowing pattern of qi.
Below are few items among many that are identified by some
Chinese fengshui fans as better to keep away from our immediate
1) Ancient coins
In old days, coins were frequently used by shamans to mediate
communications between our yang world and the yin world.
If the coins in your collection were used as such, they could
become magnets that draw a large number of yin beings
to your home.
2) Old clothing with unknown origin
Nothing would absorb more personal qi from a particular
human being than his/her garments.
For clothing worn by someone during his/her dying days, the
information energy associated to decay and death will be
overwhelmingly strong and intense.
3) Animal fur and human hair
They were organic parts of the living beings, therefore
contain the whole set of information corresponding to the
mental and emotional states of the animal that is killed
or the person who might be victimized.
4) Thorny plants
Although this type of plantation is easy to manager, fengshui
regards thorny and prickly plants as ominous as they attract
aggressive and violent energies. Traditionally in China,
they are only used to ward off the threatening qi in
a time of disaster.
5) Think curtain
Think curtains would stop light, that transmits yang
qi - the nurturing force of human lives, from entering
the room. In a place where the yang qi is weak,
the yin qi grows, and the beings dwelling in
the yin world would thus fill the space (and that
explains why we only see ghostly beings in dim or dark
Mysterious Hill Painting