What hidden meaning does water pathway holds?

Previous article, we wrote a guide to serve as a quick reference for house owners to prepare before a Feng Shui Audit.

In this article, we will discuss about the good and bad of 10 common water pathway.  A pathway can be in the form of river, man-made canal (clean water), expressway (highway) or bustling road.  In Feng Shui context, road is also viewed as similar to water pathway due to the traffic flow and road outline.

 

1. Horizontal Water Pathway (横水)

 

 

 

 

 

Image 1. Water running parallel behind the house

Above illustration depicts a water pathway running horizontally behind the house.  In Feng Shui context, begets leaking wealth away without one’s knowing.  In other words, saving money is quite difficult to achieve in this situation.

 

2. Vertical Water Pathway (直流水)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 2. Water running vertically along the house

Above illustration depicts a water pathway running along the house.  In Feng Shui context, considered one of the taboo as there is no accumulation of airflow aka Qi which begets no wealth accumulation and also create bad family fortune in term of health and relationship.

 

3. Outer Concave Water Pathway (反弓水)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 3. House on outer concave bank of the water pathway

Above illustration depicts a house situated on outer concave bank of a water pathway.  In Feng Shui context, this greatly affect the family in term of wealth and relationships which may leads to distant relationships between members.

Worst case scenario is when house front is directly facing outer concave of the water pathway or road.  This in turn beget the entire family fortune, health and relationships dwindling down to nothing.

 

4. Y-shape Water Pathway (朱雀开口)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 4. House on inner Y-shape water pathway

Above illustration depicts a house situated in the Y-shape water pathway.  In Feng Shui context, this begets family members staying in the house prone to accidents and will cause wealth leakage due to airflow dispersing by Y-shape pathway flowing on both sides of the house.

 

5. Arrow-shape Water Pathway (箭射)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 5. Arrow-shape water pathway behind the house

Above illustration depicts an arrow-shape pathway directing towards back of the house, it can be from different angles as long as the angle is targeting at the back.  In Feng Shui context, family members who are staying in this house are prone to accidents which likely to be major.

 

6. Jade Belt Water Pathway (玉带环腰)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 6. Jade Belt around the house

Above illustration depicts a house situated on inner concave of the water pathway which is located in front of the house.  Seen as one of the best and easy to recognise Feng Shui environment.

In Feng Shui context, this indicates great family fortune and wealth opportunities for the family members.  It also translate to successful career prospect or business opportunities.

 

7. Corner Water Pathway (转角水)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 7. Corner Water Pathway

Above illustration depicts a house situated on inner bank of the water pathway, it does not have to turn in 90 degree angle.  Another example of good Feng Shui environment known as turning corner water pathway (literally translated from Chinese).

In Feng Shui context, this indicates great fortune and wealth opportunities befall on the family members.

 

8. S-shaped Water Pathway (九曲呈祥)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 8. S-shaped water pathway

Above illustration depicts an example of curvy pathway situated in front of a house, number of curves can range from a one to multiple curves and they can be  either in front or behind a house.

In Feng Shui context, this type of pathway design hasten the flow which resulted in accumulation of airflow aka Qi.  Thus, at the receiving end, the family member will in turn received good harmony in relationship and also wealth.

 

9. S-shaped Water Pathway from Left (九曲呈祥 – 龙边 – 俗称青龙过堂)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 9. S-shaped water pathway from left

Above illustration depicts an example of curvy pathway situated in front of a house, number of curves can range from a one to multiple curves and they can be  either in front or behind a house.

To identify image 9 scenario, this concept only applies when there is a water pathway running on left side of the house.

In Feng Shui context, this denotes great career prospect and wealth for the male owner.  It also indicates there is good rapport with his boss and colleagues.

 

10. S-shaped Water Pathway from Right (九曲呈祥 – 虎边 – 俗称白虎过堂)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 10. S-shaped water pathway from right

Above illustration depicts an example of curvy pathway situated in front of a house, number of curves can range from a one to multiple curves and they can be  either in front or behind a house.

To identify image 10 scenario, this concept only applies when there is a water pathway running on rightside of the house.

In Feng Shui context, this denotes good career prospect and wealth for the female owner.  It also indicates there is good rapport with her boss and colleagues.

 

 

Hopefully, above article gives a good understanding when identifying good and bad water pathway Feng Shui in your environment.

Next article, we will discuss on How to choose a Feng Shui master to meet your needs.

The magnitude of the effect highly depends on width pathway, water cleanliness and distance between the pathway and the house.  These factors are mentioned in our previous articles – Top 20 negative energy Part 1 & Top 20 negative energy Part 2.

 

Thank you & Good Luck !

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