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feng shui

The art and science of placing buildings and specifying the use of components, finishes,and furniture in such a manner as to create harmony and balance.

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210 * 93 new age religious practices B4 My employer uses fengshui D11 feel techniques to enhance my work at peace -.
Both FengShui and Sustainable Design principles are concerned with nature energy, and cycles.
Hu L, Li Z, Liao WB, Fan Q (2011) Values of village fengshui forest patches in biodiversity conservation in the Pearl River Delta, China.
When the fengshui of a space is ideal, energy within flows smoothly, and people feel comfortable in it and will prosper in all aspects in life.
The art of fengshui has had a deep and extensive impact on Korean, Chinese, and other East Asian cultures.
Alternatively, a Fengshui tour can be arranged which points out to gets the subtle elements which have been weaved in to the hotel's design and furnishings so as to usher in positive 'chi' for the hotel and its guests.
Instead of occupying a central location in the middle of the capital, Chinese emperors built their tombs in mountainous locations outside their capitals, in places that were said to be auspicious and full of natural power (as in fengshui [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
Ariel's elder brother runs a failing import-export business flogging cheap fancy goods while elsewhere the jaded cosmopolitan mall houses a couple of aged Jewish drapers, a Korean husband and wife fengshui store, a failing newsagents run by an old family friend, an Italian hairdressers and an Internet cafe owned by the busty Rita and some old codger who may be her dad or perhaps sugar daddy.
He'll also bring in fengshui experts to use the Chinese art to create a more relaxing and sleep-inducing environme in each room.
Wayne, who has been hired by hotel chain Travelodge as its Director of Sleep, will bring in fengshui experts to ensure rooms have the most relaxing ambience possible.
Like acupuncture, some signs of the Zodiac and three or four dishes, fengshui is now part of the collection of rare practices and skills that has emerged from China and been reworked in the local style.