shui and mirrors
homes have huge mirrors adorning the entire length of a
wall. Residents when queried, happily say it is to make
up for the missing sector of their house! When asked if
it has made any difference, they answer in the
have been used often in feng shui, either to magnify the
room space, make up for a missing corner, and reflect
something beautiful outside or more often to deflect
negative energies or sha qi.
ancient China, mirrors were made of bronze on one side
enabling them to reflect light. However, today, mirrors
on one side are coated of glass and these cannot
actually reflect or deflect anything!
often hang a mirror just outside their window to deflect
harmful energies that come from a T-junction road or
busy highway, without realizing that the light reflected
from the mirror can in fact blindfold motorists and
cause accidents! It is also unlikely that a single
mirror can deflect so many poison arrows.
mirrors can be placed or rather not placed in certain
places. Mirrors in the bedroom, reflecting the bed are
harmful. This is more so because, apart from reflecting
your own aura, it can scare you if you suddenly wake up
and find a silhouette of yourself at night!
broken and tiled mirrors. If you have to use a mirror,
then ensure you don’t place it close to a window, as
you don’t want outsiders to know what is inside the
house. Having too many mirrors in a room can also cause
disturbance. Having a mirror at your headboard is again
fascinating Pa Kua mirror
or ‘Ba’ in Chinese means eight, denoting the eight
directions. A pa kua mirror is octagonal, with a round
convex, concave or plain mirror inside the octagonal
frame. The octagonal frame has the eight trigrams
inscribed on it with broken or unbroken lines or yaos.
The convex mirror is supposed to deflect negative energy
and the concave mirror is supposed to pull positive
energies inside the house, when hung atop your main
door. Is it really possible for a small pa kua mirror to
deflect or reflect positive energies? That’s a myth
and is left entirely to the gullible client.
mirrors actually compensate a missing sector? That’s
again psychological. Mirrors can create an illusion of
space. However, a missing sector is a missing one.
Crutches cannot substitute real limbs!