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Door is the main conduit of energy or qi entering into a residence.  There are many methods of evaluate the quality of this energy and what goodies that it brings to the residents.doorFS

Today is your lucky day because you will find the rarely published secrets of this door Feng Shui method.

Below are the door facing direction and what it enhances:

East-facing door enhances academic pursuits as long as the southeast side of house has no missing corner or caving in.   This house will enhance the academic performance or “wen-chang” of its residents.

South-facing door benefits women residents as long as the west side of house has no missing corner or caving in.   This house will enhance the luck of its female residents.

West-facing door enhances career/ official post luck as long as the northwest side of house has no missing corner, caving in, toilet and stove.   This house will enhance the government career or status luck of its owner.

North-facing door enhances male heirs and male luck as long as the east side of house has no missing corner or caving in.  This house will enhance the luck of younger male residents.

Northwest-facing door enhances career and wealth luck as long as the north side of house has no missing corner or caving in.   This house will enhance the government career and wealth luck of its residents.

Northeast-facing door helps personal cultivation and enlightenment as long as the southwest side of house has no missing corner or caving in.  This house will enhance religious/ metaphysics studies and spirituality for the residents.

Southeast-facing door enhances fame and reputation as long as the south side of house has no missing corner or caving in.   This house will enhance the fame/ reputation luck based on talent and skills of the residents.

Southwest-facing door enhances wealth pursue as long as the northeast side of house has no missing corner or caving in.   This house will enhance the business/ investment/ money management luck of the house owner.

“Ken, which Feng Shui school does this door-facing theory is based on?”

This is top secret (will show up in my “Practical Door Feng Shui” course discussion group).  Here is a hint:  It is based on flying the door-facing star in a certain way.  You can easily reverse engineer it and trace the patterns by drawing 8 charts.  This school uses the term “big golden dragon” (大金龙) to describe certain thing.

The interpretations here are based on 8-trigrams (pre- and post-heaven bagua) and 5-elements theory.

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Door location and its surrounding critically affect the Feng Shui of a house, especially its wealth aspect.  Below is a list of “wealth-losing doors” based on Form Feng Shui.  How these doors affecting wealth losses is not discussed here to keep this blog short. door1

WEALTH-LOSING DOORS

  1. Door facing a corridor (inside a building) or road:  this is also called “heart-piercing sha” (一剑穿心 ).
  2. Door facing a downward or upward stair:  this is called “wealth retreating stair” (退财梯).  Downward stair leaks wealth whereas upward stair loses wealth opportunities to others.
  3. Door facing an elevator:  this is called “qi or energy absorbing stair” (吸气梯).  Qi or wealth energy of a house or apartment is “drawn” away by the elevator.
  4. Two or more doors in a straight-line to end of house or backdoor/ window:  Wealth energy from outside goes straight to outside of house.
  5. Door is too narrow or small, thus limiting wealth energy flow into the house.
  6. Door is damaged, broken or has cracks:  this is called “qi-leaking door” (漏气门) and implying leaking wealth.
  7. See-three door” (三见门):  “Three” here means seeing toilet, kitchen and mirror when entering through the door.  All are not good for wealth energy.

Remedies for these doors are mostly using screen doors.  Consult a Feng Shui practitioner or take my Form Feng Shui course for remedies.

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Below is the auspicious door facing directions based on Feng Shui Periods:

PERIOD 7 (1984- 2003)

  • Best for Career and Wealth luck:  West
  • Second Best:  Northeast
  • Third Best:  South

PERIOD 8 (2004- 2023)

  • Best for Career and Wealth luck:  Northeast
  • Second Best:  South
  • Third Best:  North

PERIOD 9 (2024- 2043)

  • Best for Career and Wealth luck: South
  • Second Best:  North
  • Third Best:  Southwest

HOW TO CHOOSE?

We are still in Feng Shui Period 8, but Period 9 will arrive in 4 years.  So it all depends on if you plan to move within 4 years or not OR if you want to maximize your wealth and career luck.  Here are the options:

If you want to maximize your wealth luck and move within 4- 5 years.  Choose a northeast facing door.  Move to a south facing door after 2023.

If you hate moving and want a permanent home with a 20 years best wealth luck after 4 years,  choose a south facing door.

If you want to know more about door Feng Shui, please consult my:

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蔡伯勵Hong Kong’s famous Chinese Almanac and Feng Shui grandmaster Cai Ba Li (蔡伯勵) had passed on July 26, 2018 at the age of 96.  Cai was the region’s ultra-rich and famous people’s “go-to guy” for Feng Shui and date-selection consultations.  Billionaire like Li Ka-Shing was one of his clients.  He had been in the Feng Shui and Chinese Almanac publishing (通勝曆書) business for over 70 years.  Cai’s annual Chinese Almanac (aka “Tung Shu“) is sold over 1 million copies per year in Asia.

Cai had spent 20 years to plan and build a ancestral mansion in his China hometown. Below description is given by Cai about his mansion.

Cai’s ancestral mansion

“This mansion has mountain at the back and river in the front.  There is a theory of changing period luck in Feng Shui.  It stipulates that period luck changes once every 20 years.  This mansion will use the right door as main door when 2024 arrives.  Left door will be utilized in the following luck period.  Current main door is in the middle.  Left, middle and right doors are 15 degrees away from each other.  Timing and locations have all been carefully calculated.”

蔡伯勵曾說:「這裏後面有山、前面有河,風水有運氣之說,每20年一轉,2024年後便會用右邊門口,最後才用左邊門,正門在正中,左右各差15度」,「時間及方位全部都有計過」,此乃三元不敗之局。

This is the so-called “forever auspicious Feng Shui formation”  (三元不敗之局).  The secret is adjusting the main door location for each new period!

Real case study from a real grandmaster– now you can see the importance of main door in your Feng Shui design planning.  For more info about door Feng Shui, consult this video course:

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GM Cai was active in civic activities with his own charity foundation.  He had fathered 11 children with 5 of them to continue the family business in Feng Shui and almanac publishing.

RIP GM Cai

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A student emailed me this a few days ago: “I read about “green” tilting on your blog. Is this covered in your door fengshui course?

Aging catches up with me, I lost track of what I have written last month and not to mention those written years ago.  I have asked this student for the link of the original article, as shown below:

http://kenlaifengshui.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-latest-feng-shui-hammer-tilt-o-matic.html?m=1

This article was about door-tilting craze in south-east Asia.  I had bragged about my door-tilting without physically tilting the door and called the technique “green tilt“.

My last “green tilt” was done in Singapore in 2006 in a rental property.  My client rented one unit out of the whole building and felt uncomfortable with the energy in the house.  He thought the house might be “unclean”.

Classic fix for situation like this without involving religion is to create an auspicious main entrance.  The auspicious qi will make whatever entities uncomfortable and stay away.

The problem was:  this is a rental unit and tenant is not authorized to physically modify the door location.

So the only alternative is to do a “green tilt“.  No religious stuff involved.  Material cost is almost zero. The door is 100% unchanged but the angle was somehow changed to bring in the auspicious qi.

A few years later, this client moved to another place.  His dog suddenly barked fearfully as if seeing some “visitors” when he  took down the “green tilt” item.  Dogs can see ghosts and spirits.  The house reverted back to former energy state that is attractive to other “entities”.

“Ken, are you going to tell us the ‘green tilt’ secret?” 

The only clue I can give you is that the method is based on one of the Feng Shui systems in my “Practical Door Feng Shui for Wealth” course.  Many Feng Shui masters and carpenters may lose significant income if this “green tilt” method is made public.  I cannot afford to owe them this giant karma debts.

My advice would be: avoid door-tilting, especially if this is a residence.

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buildingWhen doing Feng Shui audit, the most critical part is figuring out the “facing” and “sitting” of the house because this determines the energy distribution within the property.

“Sitting” is also called “mountain” in Feng Shui terms.  This obviously implying the “back” of the house.  “Facing” is the angle measured based on the “sitting” of the house.

However, how to define “facing” and “sitting” is not this simple.  The topic remains a “hot potato” in Feng Shui circle.

Approaches to facing and sitting:

  • Using door location as facing– the opposite of door facing will be the sitting.
  • Using mountain or back-support (buildings at the back) to determine facing– door location may not be the opposite side of mountain.
  • Using the “yang-est” side like big open space or ocean or the side with most street traffic as facing– even the door may be at the back of this “facing”.
  • For Qi-Men-Dun-Jia Feng Shui (non-divination type)– door location is very flexible and can be located in any trigram or palace.

For multiple storeys building with multiple tenants:

  1. Using the main entrance of the building as the facing,  the opposite of door facing will be the sitting— all the units/ apartments will use the same sitting/ facing.
  2. Using the main door location of individual unit/ apartment as the facing,  the opposite of door facing will be the sitting.
  3. Using the “yang-est” side (side with most windows/ balcony) of individual unit/ apartment as the facing,  the opposite side will be the sitting.
  4. Combination of #1 and 3 with this rule:  For storeys 1 to X (“X” usually is10+) storey, use rule #1 and after “Xth” storey, use rule #2.  The rationale is “Xth” below storeys will be more affected by earth energy and “Xth” above will be affected more by “heaven” or star energy.

There are numerous arguments on which method is more “correct” using how “qi” or energy travels and moves around a house.  For example, the argument against using the yang-est side of a highrise apartment as facing:  qi must be carried by people into the apartment.  People walk through building main entrance, take the elevator and walk to their apartment door.  They do not and cannot walk into their apartment through the balcony high above ground.

I have deliberately skipped the argument on whether “facing” OR “sitting” is more important to keep this short.

Regardless of the arguments, most schools think their method is the best!  This is why if you hire Feng Shui practitioners from different schools, you may get totally opposite readings if facing/ sitting measurement methods are different.

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The term “ghost-gate” (鬼门) exists long before the term “Feng Shui” was coined.  You can find this term in the ancient text of Yi-jing.

Ancient text claims that “ghost-gate” is in northeast or Gen trigram, where spirits or ghosts entering or leaving.  Ancient people like to build temples on this location to facilitate spiritual communications.

Modern views do not think ghost-gate is really ghost-ridden, but the energy here is very “yin“.

There are two types of ghost-gate line.  The line at the center of northeast region (Gen trigram) is called “outward ghost-gate line表鬼门. The other one at the southwest (Kun trigram) is called “inner ghost-gate line里鬼门.

These two angles have the most “yin” energy within 360 degrees.

In terms of Feng Shui, doors, toilet seat, stove, fridge, air-conditioner, washing machine, hi-fi, TV, wealth position……, should not be placed on this ghost-gate line.  Inauspicious events or misfortune may happen if items with movements are placed on these ghost-gate lines.

Negative events will happen to male owner mostly if outward ghost-gate line is violated and to woman owner if inner ghost-gate line is provoked.

Negative effects will be more severe if main door sits on ghost-gate line.  It will be the worst if this door is also facing a T-junction or other form-sha energy like a “sickle sha” or “heart-piercing sha“.

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