FENG SHUI CONCEPTS
2008 Global Feng Shui Forecast

By Jenny T. Liu, M.A.

 

 

Come the Chinese Lunar New Year on February 7, 2008, energies shift and have a different ability to affect and create certain natural phenomena all over the world. By understanding the laws of nature through the I Ching, 9 Star Charts, 5 Element Theory and the philosophy of feng shui, we can get forecasts to provide us with the general political climate and unusual weather patterns. With knowledge of the global forecast for 2008, you can focus your energy on worthwhile endeavors and sidestep negative energies. Knowing how to adjust your feng shui is the best global contribution you can make towards raising the positive vibration of the planet.

Center
At the center of the globe are Europe and the Middle East. In the U.S., the central regions include the states of Kansas and Oklahoma. These regions will be vulnerable to earthquake, avalanche and flooding. Governments in these central regions may be involved with or disrupted by corruption, mafia, terrorist or unethical money transactions. The death toll in the Middle East continues to rise. Sex becomes a common commodity, increasing sexual disease and female disorders. Exposure to sex, violence and drugs at younger ages lead to an increase of underage crimes. At the same time, spiritual leaders open new schools encouraging meditation, enlightenment and awareness of life to create balance and find solutions.

North
Star 6 promotes the north regions bringing Scandinavia and the northern states of the U.S. better economics in fields related to water, entertainment, birth, sex and travel. Star 2 and 9 show famous female scholars rising from the northern regions. Because the fire Star 9 is dominant, northern regions may also experience higher temperatures, fire hazards or drought. The north direction is associated to the zodiac of the Rat. When a direction matches up with the current year’s zodiac, that direction becomes aligned and disrupted by unstable or transitional energies known as “tai shui.” This can bring unexpected problems and increase chances of natural disasters in northern regions.

South
The violating earth Star 5 enters the south with double masculine water Stars 1 this year. Southern states, South Africa and Brazil are vulnerable to water disaster and heavy rains. There is possibility of warfare, violence, rebellion or a disease epidemic. The double masculine Star 1 indicates that the southern regions will likely experience an increase of sexual disease, and a high level of import/export in oil or water particularly with China. Because the south and north are aligned directions, the south will also be impacted by the unstable “tai shui” frequencies. We can expect violations, criminal activity or under-the-table dealings in the southern regions. However, over the long run, Southern regions enjoy economic wealth and opportunities with strong investment in South Africa, Brazil and the southern U.S. states.

East
Star 8 enters the east and brings mass development in China. Star 7 and 4 show that western investors and deforestation threatens China’s natural resources and the quality of their food. The pollution created in China’s race to be an economic world leader will have detrimental effects. This is especially true for their children who will suffer digestive, liver and allergy problems. A rising number of young male entrepreneurs will become new billionaires in Eastern countries. The price of Chinese manufacturers and laborers will go up. There will be conflicts and uprisings among the civilians. Still, for the time being, greedy politicians and business leaders will reap what benefits there are, even if they are short sighted and inhumane.

Southeast
Boosted by southeast wood energies, the feminine Star 9 shows fame for female artists, actresses or spokeswomen in Southeast Asia and Australia. Fire Star 9 brings fire hazards, heated debates, revolt or uprisings against government policies in the southeast. Violating earth Star 5 joins metal Star 6, bringing corruption and illegal transactions. Southeast region leaders are not as focused and are likely to make poor decisions or be involved in questionable deeds. Conflicts of interest may spur disputes between the United States and China in southeast countries.

Northwest
Earth Star 2 promotes the masculine metal energies of the northwest. This creates scholarship and new technologies that bring wealth to leaders in the northwest regions. High-level spiritual and religious masters rise to the forefront. Real estate is likely to remain stable in Canada, Washington and Oregon. The feminine metal Star 7 overcomes the wood Star 4, creating wealth and intense competition among female leaders, as well as power struggles between industrial and environmental protection groups.

West
Star 3 in the west will create strong business for entertainment, defense and industry. Star 3 is related to the east, so there may be conflicts between the U.S. and China related to economic, military and trading policies. Earth Star 8 is defeated by Star 3, creating property damage by earthquake, hurricane and flood. Real estate will slow down with more foreclosures and troublesome financial issues. Earth also relates to our body and health. With the defeating wood Star 3, there are likely to be legal problems with the medical system in the west.

Southwest
Star 7 sets the southwest stage to be recognized by sexually-charged female musicians, movie stars and socialites. Cinemas, theaters and concert halls will be filled with fans in southwest regions as the entertainment industry rocks on and the economy remains stable. This glorification of sex can bring about an increase of psychiatric problems associated with love stress. Congested traffic, fire hazards and psychological disorders can result in an increase in suicide and violence in California and South America. Star 3 defeats Star 8, forecasting that foreclosures and bankruptcy increase as real estate and interest rates adjust in the southwest states.

Northeast
Star 4 flies in with storms and typhoons bringing property damage to the northeast regions such as the New England states, Tibet and Mongolia. Children in these regions are particularly vulnerable to the stomach flu, injury or falling into harm’s way. Star 9 promotes Star 2 show that female criminals and unethical businesses increase. Elderly women in the northeast regions may be vulnerable to major scams and need to be very careful with their money.

Jenny Liu holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Design from UC Berkeley and a Masters Degree in Architecture from UCLA. She is an expert in the 8,000-year-old Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui who also shares her knowledge through seminars, workshops, periodicals and the Internet. Awarded for her Master’s Thesis on Feng Shui, Ms. Liu is a fourth-generation practitioner with her own consulting firm. For more information, please see her website at Liu-FengShui.com or call her at (626) 272-4901.
 


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