Feng Shui Bamboo – For Growing Energy, Luck and Happiness in Home & Office
Bamboo is a very essential part of Feng Shui. For most people bamboo symbolizes growth. Yet, for a keener eye, bamboo symbolizes wisdom and peace. Its strength comes from its flexibility and hollow structure and that is what it teaches us, to be flexible and free. This is the reason, lucky bamboo are used in Feng Shui to influence positive growth, energy, vitality, spiritual freedom and wisdom.
Lucky Bamboo for Good Fortune
In most Asian cultures, bamboo has remained a symbol of good luck and fortune for centuries. The sounds created by the wind passing through the hollow structure are always considered beautiful and comforting. Feng Shui deeply explores the symbolic meaning hidden in the bamboo and considers it as a symbol of luck, fortune and happiness.
Today, as Feng Shui gains more popularity across the world, the usage of lucky bamboo around the house is also prevailing. Bamboos are easy to care for and are considered to be the least demanding plants. Combined with their powerful symbolic nature, lucky bamboos are becoming extremely popular. However, if you want to take complete advantage of lucky bamboo in your home, you must learn about its significance and usage in Feng Shui.
Feng Shui Lucky Bamboo
Feng Shui is all about balancing the energies in your life. Every place or person has two types of energies, the negative energy and the positive energy (Ch’i). According to Feng Shui masters, lucky bamboo has the power to improve the Ch’i flow in your home or office.
The number of stalks determines the kinds of energy the plant attracts into your home and life. Feng Shui masters have also suggested the right way to place lucky bamboo inside a room in order to make the most out of its positive energy.
Placement of Lucky Bamboo
The best place to keep your Feng Shui lucky bamboo is the East side of the room as you face the door. It can be placed in the office, bedroom or recreational area. Soon, you will start to feel the positive energy and balance in that particular area. It will positively affect your physical energy, your mental powers as well as your spiritual strength.
Similarly, if you place your lucky bamboo in the Northern sector of the room, you will experience a significant improvement in your career. Displaying it in the South Eastern sector is an invitation to wealth and fortune.
There are certain amounts of Bamboo stalks you may purchase that have different purposes:
- 2 stalks for love and marriage
- 3 stalks for happiness
- 5 stalks for health
- 6 stalks bring prosperity and favorable conditions
- 7 stalks bring good health
- 8 stalks bring growth and prosperity
- 9 stalks lucky number for good fortune and happiness
- 10 stalks symbolize completeness and perfection
- 21 stalks offer a powerful all-embracing blessing
- Bamboo towers have a special meaning; they represent climbing such as seeking a promotion at work.
The Five Elements
The Feng Shui discipline revolves around five main elements; fire, water, earth, wood and metal. According to Feng Shui masters, in order for lucky bamboo’s powers to work, the plant must be able to represent all five elements. The wood is the plant itself, while the water is required. Three of the remaining elements, wood, fire and metal, are provided by our special bamboo arrangements. You will have to add a ceramic vase to act as the earth element for your lucky bamboo.
Although bamboo doesn’t require excessive care, you must change the water frequently in order to keep the bamboo looking fresh. Maintain the level of the water at least one inch above the bottom of the stalks. The plant also prefers indirect sunlight and room temperatures between 65 and 70 degrees.