Feng Shui or geomancy is an ancient art of creating harmony and balance in life to promote business and one's general well being. Discover why this practice which dates back thousands of years is very much alive in cosmopolitan Singapore today as our guide take you on this fascinating journey with our ancestors!
Visit a Chinesecemetery right in the heart of our city, just minutes away from the bustle and hustle of Orchard Road. The ancient Chinese believed that Qi from the ancestors are linked to the living members, thus affecting their karma and destiny. Giving proper graveyards or final resting place to their ancestors are considered the highest filial piety; thus ensuring that blessings will shower upon many future generations to come.
Ancestors worship is still practiced among the Chinese in Singapore so much so that if you visit during the festival month of the Hungry Ghost, joss papers, paper effigies of modern necessities are burned as offerings to the deceased to provide continuous well-being in the afterlife.
A drive down the famous shopping street, it is believed that Orchard Road is the land of seven falling stars according to Feng Shui theory. It is little wonder that Orchard Road flourished. Seethe many malls and hotels that introduce Feng Shui elements in their architecture; the color of the building, the siting of the entrance and the shape to ensure continuous prosperity.
Explore the fascinating Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery located in one of the oldest Public housing estates- Toa Payoh. At the entrance, the Nine Water Dragons sprouting water Shui to energize the whole temple, at the same time deflecting the Sha Qi negative energy from the nearby highway.
Our final stop will be the most iconic building - the Marina Bay Sands! It is believed to be the hub of prosperity where the Rain Oculus function as a Skylight as well as a rain collector; directing good Qi to Marina Bay Sands!