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Feng Shui: Seeing Is Believing - Table of Contents

Essential Geomancy for Beginners and Skeptics

Foreword by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Preface: Seeing is Believing

Chapter One: Introduction to Geomancy

History of Geomancy            
Geomancy Around the World         
History of Feng Shui            
Feng Shui Practitioners of Note      
The I Ching   
Confucius      

Buddhism and Feng Shui       

Feng Shui and Superstition    

Can Geomancy Really Make Us Happy?       

Fundamentals of Geomancy  
Looking for Luck       
-Creating Luck          
-Making Luck Manifest        
-Seizing Luck 
-Dealing with “Bad” Luck    
Environmental Influences  
-Gross Environmental Influences
-Subtle Environmental Influences
The Trigrams
-Characteristics of the Trigrams
The Lo Shu Magic Square   
The Relationships of the Elements
-The Productive Cycle         
-The Destructive Cycle        
-The Exhaustive Cycle         
-The Supportive Cycle         

Chapter 2: Personal Geomancy

Determining Your Gua Number        

Personal Directions   
East Group Directions          
West Group Directions        

Door Direction
Sitting and Facing Directions of the Building        
Apartments   
Businesses    
Bedroom       

Bed Direction

Getting Maximum Benefit from Your Good Directions
Always Face Your Best Directions  
Power from Your Best Directions   
Travel from Your Best Directions   
Relocate from a Good Direction      

Location versus Direction     

Chapter 3: Exterior Form School Geomancy

The Armchair Configuration
Turtle Hill      
Dragon Hill    
Tiger Hill       
Phoenix Hill  

Surrounding Structures and Orientation      
Neighboring Rooflines and Corners           
Aspect            
Rivers and Roads     
Dragon Path
Gates  
Driveways     
Boundary Walls and Fences           

Building Profile          

Chapter 4: Exterior Compass School Geomancy

Land Shape    
Applying the Lo Shu Square to the Land  
Alternative Layout of the Sectors   
Missing Corners       
Protruding Corners
Irregularly Shaped Land     

The Five Elements     
Water            
Wood
Fire    
Earth
Metal

The Effects of the Elements on Your Luck    
Reputation    
Relationships            
Children        
Mentors         
Career           
Knowledge    
Health            
Wealth           
Support         

Chapter 5: The Front Door and the Floor Plan

Defensive and Aggressive Protection            
Defensive Techniques         
Aggressive Techniques        
The Power of the Ba Gua    
Other Aggressive Techniques
The Power of the Octagon  

Directions and Locations       
Porch
Foyer
Negative Features inside the Front Door  

The Door Itself          
Door Shape   
Door Size and Materials      

Front Door Orientation and the Floor Plan  
Applying the Lo Shu Square to the Floor Plan of the Building   

Chapter 6: Interior Geomancy

Interior Layout          
Inner Half and Outer Half   
Room Shape  
Windows       
Ceiling           
Hallways        
Stairs
Shelves          
Shrines          
Bedroom Allocation  

Using the Elements Inside the Building
The Elements by Sector      
Balancing Yin and Yang Elements 

Geomancy for Individual Rooms      
Living Room  
Dining Room 
Kitchen          
Bathrooms    
Bedrooms      
-Master Bedroom     
-Bed Position
-Other Bedrooms     
Storerooms   
Clutter           
Garages         
A Word about Apartments  
Office 

Chapter 7: Geomancy Over Time

Grand Duke  
Three Killings           
Five Yellows  
2004’s Geomancy Time Bomb

Chapter 8: Solving Problems with Geomancy

Solving Wealth Problems
Solving Romance and Relationship Problems
Solving Career Problems     
Solving Health Problems
Solving Children’s Problems
Solving Knowledge and Academic Problems
Solving Reputation Problems
Solving Problems in Getting Help from Mentors

Afterword
Acknowledgments
Appendix: Gua Numbers for Birthdates near the Chinese New Year
Solving Career Problems     
About the Author