The basic principle of Feng Shui is Chi. It is the invisible form of energy which sustains all life forms on this earth. Chi is a Chinese word and does not have a particular meaning. It pertains to cosmic energy, life force, breath, and vapor. The flow of this energy affects all the areas of one's life and is affected by both the interior as well as exterior elements of the physical environment. This includes colors, shapes, orientation, lighting, objects, their positions and arrangements, the use of space, and the degree of cleanliness or clutter.
There are a number of sources through which the Chi energy enters your
body, namely food, air, water, land, vegetation, sun and other celestial
bodies, your living and working environment. This energy is utilized by
the body for various human activities, that of digestion, breathing,
thinking, and all the other vital activities. However, the chi is of
different types, ruling the different aspects of the universe. The
primary ones are given below
Chi of Heaven
Chi of the heaven includes the chi of air, the weather, the sky, the
stars, and other heavenly bodies. The different energies determine the
effect of the various exponents on humans and other life forms.
Chi of Earth
Chi of earth is one of the main existent energies. Though one cannot
change the energy forms, but can definitely alter them for good and bad.
Chi of the earth is further divided into many categories, depending on
the characteristics of the land. The main energies of the chi of the
earth are classified as: