Different Feng Shui StylesThere are many different Feng Shui definitions by various masters in Singapore. All are right in their own way. Thus, to avoid such debate, this article is not into explaining the meaning of Feng Shui nor different schools of Feng Shui. In broad sense, we are classifying Feng Shui into general styles based on an extensive reading, observation and personal experience. In Singapore, there exist broadly 3 Feng Shui styles:
1. Traditional/ Classic Feng Shui (interchangeably used)
2. Modern Feng Shui
3. OthersTraditional/Classic Feng Shui is based on wisdom knowledge passed down from China or few generation of Feng Shui masters without much changes during the knowledge transfer. Mainly based on 坐北朝南 door direction (Situated North Facing South) ; emperor’s favorite direction. This also include traditional tiling of door and placing traditional Feng Shui items (开光）+ colors depending on the directions/ Bazi. Objective is to tweak the current house as much as possible to fit the traditional framework of what an ideal Feng Shui house will be. Modern Feng Shui, is a fusion of traditional + modern context (tweaking to Singapore style such as HDBs in Singapore environment). Often justify by Feng Shui masters in term of common sense given this modern living environment. Most of the time, these resonate with house owners by the rational and familiarity. They are in favor of furniture arrangement, Feng Shui items (be it 开光 or no 开光), creating partition (physical or space differentiation) and house colors. The third category, others. These styles originated from other countries such as India, Tibet and Thailand. They are more towards Deities, Gods, Spirits and Holy People/ Guru. Often, come in the form of statues, amulets, bracelets and other items. Placed strategic in house or wear on.