- the Chinese art or practice of creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang, as in arranging furniture or determining the siting of a house.
Origin of feng shui
Related Words for feng shuifurnishing
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Historical Examples of feng shui
Much of the national art of Feng-shui is concerned, under the mask of divination, with these common-sense aims.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
- the Chinese art of determining the most propitious design and placement of a grave, building, room, etc, so that the maximum harmony is achieved between the flow of chi of the environment and that of the user, believed to bring good fortune
Word Origin for feng shui
also feng-shui, 1797, from Chinese, from feng "wind" + shui "water." A system of spiritual influences in natural landscapes and a means of regulating them.