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Complete Illustrated Guide – Feng Shui

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This lavishly illustrated guide explains the principles and practice of Feng Shui in a comprehensive and practical way. Apply the secrets of Chinese wisdom and promote health, wealth and happiness.


In this authoritative, accessible and lavishly illustrated guide Feng Shui expert Lillian Too explains the principles and practice of living in harmony with your natural and man-
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 18th 2002 by Element (first published October 25th 1996)
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Patty
Dec 06, 2007 rated it it was ok
Eh. If Feng Shui really worked I'd be rich - the only thing that I really get out of Feng Shui is how to arrange furniture better. I used to be an interior design student, so I usually stuck to Feng Shui for placement tips.
Michele
Not practical.
Helen
Nov 30, 2011 rated it did not like it
Shelves: new-age
One of many similar books on Feng Shui, that includes activating sectors. I would recommend if get it, then together with "Complete Idiot Guide to Feng Shui", much more complex book, that describes specifics of the books like this, in my understanding.

Too much history and theory, too little practical applications, and even those that were given are useless for me. Like at p. 80, if the toilet is located in the wrong place, stop using it, immediately. Huh?

It seems that it was more catered to the
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Christina
I checked this out from my library for some decorating ideas, but that was only a small part of it. Most of the book goes into theory about why Feng Shui works and how to use it. I was pretty confused until I got to the chapters on how to apply the theory. That's when if finally started to come together.

Although I don't really believe most of the theory - it sounds too much like astrology to me - I did find some good decorating tips. I appreciated the ideas about softening corners, arranging fur
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Justin
I don't really get feng shui. I borrowed this from one of my mom's co-workers years ago, and it's an interesting idea I might have to study further at some point. As an environmentally sensitive person, I definitely understand the value of pleasing arrangements. I just remember that I was with her until she started saying that I shouldn't have bookshelves in my bedroom because they shoot poison arrows at me, or something.
Virginia
Mar 28, 2011 rated it liked it
This is a good choice for someone who, like me, never read a Feng Shui book and wanted to learn about authentic Chinese Feng Shui. Since creating good Feng Shui usually also creates nice aesthetics, I'm certainly going to put some things into practice. My main goal is to create a comfortable and attractive home, and I'll consider it a bonus if doing so directs a little more good luck into my life.
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Mar 19, 2010 added it
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I like Feng Shui. It works for me. The same things that I don't like about my house, or that made me feel uncomfortable, are the items that need to be corrected according to Feng Shui principles! Make little changes and wait-the idea is balance!
Carolina
Sep 02, 2009 rated it really liked it
Very useful
Paty Mtz
May 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
its very clear, very neat.. you shoul try to follow.
Martha Smith
If you are looking for a nice guide to introduce you to the foundations of Feng Shui this is a good book to start with.
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Hmmmm
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