The coloured, octagonal map is a fundamental feng shui tool. It is used to evaluate the work space or living area and their contents.
Every part of your home is related to different aspects of your life. The bagua map is used to display these nine life aspects so that they may be properly harmonised. By using the bagua map to help coordinate the buaga areas of your home you are also helping to harmonise the same aspects of your life.
The bagua map depicts; prosperity, fame and reputation, relationships and love, family, health, creativity and children, skills and knowledge, helpful people and travel, and career. Each area is coloured and associated with one or more elements. Indoor water fountains, for example, are used by feng shui students to add the element of water to the area in the home where water is needed.
If you wish to bring more harmony to your personal finance then it is the prosperity section of the bagua map. It is coloured purple and characteristic elements are wood and water.
Coloured red and with the characteristic elements of fire and wood the fame and reputation area of the feng shui bagua map allows you to try and improve the fame and reputation aspects of your life.
The relationship and love section of the bagua map, pink in colour and with the elements of earth and fire associated with it, can be used to improve your current relationships or encourage new ones.
The family life area on the bagua map is coloured green, black and blue and mainly associated with the element of water. It is used to bring harmony to your family.
The life area coloured yellow, brown and orange is for health. It is associated with the elements of earth and fire.
The creativity and children life area can be used to you are wishing to have children or whether you are interested in helping and assisting the children in the family. It can also be used to improve your creativity and is used by some as a counter to writers’ block. It coloured yellow and brown and has metal as its characteristic element.
Skills and knowledge are represented by the green and black life area on the feng shui bagua map and connected to the earth element.
Coloured white and black, associated with water and metal, the helpful people and travel section of the map allows you to harmonise these aspects of your life.
Finally, the career section of the map is coloured white and blue and is connected to the element of metal.
In Pure Spirit
Is the bagua map the most important assistant tool in Feng Shui? What do you think?