Divination, Feng Shui

Feng Shui And Divination

How the World was Fooled with Divination Disguised as Feng Shui?

In my previous article, I have defined the difference between Divination and Astrology. Here I would like to discuss Divination with Feng Shui. Divination is a separate art from Feng Shui but to an unknown person, it seems the same thing. Before I begin lets define them individually.

In Chinese metaphysics, it is divided into 5 categories and hence sometimes referred to as 5 arts of Chinese metaphysics or in short Chinese Five Arts. They are namely:

  1. Divination 卜
  2. Astrology 命
  3. Physiognomy 相
  4. Medicine 医
  5. Mountains 山

Feng Shui falls under physiognomy because it is related to the physical features of the land. What are then the physical features of a land. Well it is simple, just Hills / Mountains & Waters as in Rivers or Lakes. Of course then hills or mountains comes in different sizes and shapes right? Thus ancient scholars define feng shui under Physiognomy which is the same category of palmistry and face reading.

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