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Feng Shui Origins 風水

So many misconceptions arise from poor translations. With feng shui the misconceptions go way past the translation of the Chinese characters. Qi   齊     Feng Shui 風水    Sheng qi  盛奇  Shen  沉   Shen 神 Guo Pu was the well educated … Continue reading

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Sorry About That

Apologies for those drafts of possible future posts showing up. Not been a good week and some things got overlooked. My Dad is sick (he’s 91) and my carpenter and I found even more leak damage and truly inept repairs … Continue reading

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April Calendar

April Holidays and Celebrations April 7th World Health Day History World Health Day seeks to draw attention to a major global health concern each year. The day attempts to increase awareness about the major health concern and the repercussions of … Continue reading

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Waidan Herbology

There are several different methods to classify traditional Chinese medicinals: The Four Natures (simplified Chinese: 四气; traditional Chinese: 四氣; pinyin: sìqì) The Five Flavors (Chinese: 五味; pinyin: wǔwèi) The meridians (simplified Chinese: 经络; traditional Chinese: 經絡; pinyin: jīngluò) The specific function. Four Natures The Four Natures are: hot (热), warm (温), cool (凉), cold (寒) … Continue reading

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Spring Commences lì chūn 立春 3rd

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Aquarius January 20th 9:00AM

Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, situated between Capricornus and Pisces. Its name is Latin for “water-carrier” or “cup-carrier”, and its symbol is , a representation of water. Aquarius is one of the oldest of the recognized constellations along … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – An Herbal for Cats

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