Feng Shui Carpets?

Angela in Buddhist robe

Stourport is just outside Birmingham, Kidderminster, Redditch and Bromsgrove in the Midlands. We went along to visit an up-and-coming business there to see how we could help them grow and prosper by using traditional Chinese Feng Shui.

Recommended Carpets is the work of Jonathan Carter, an expert in selecting and fitting quality carpets, and his wife Lesley. He’s prided himself on offering only impartial advice to his customers enabling them to select the right type and grade of carpet for their needs. Following his strategy of an honest deal sells best, he created the business from scratch and now serves a wide range of clients around the Midlands area, into Worcestershire and Warwickshire and beyond. In fact the companies name comes from the fact that they get most of their business by recommendation, hence Recommended Carpets!

“There’s a lot of thought goes into choosing the right carpet. You’ll want to get right so you can enjoy it for years to come, and with the right advice choosing a carpet is a pleasure” says Jonathan. “For example, if you are redecorating and laying new carpet, be sure to match it to your existing furniture to avoid having to replace expensive items like sofas. Then decide on the lower cost items such as paint or wallpaper to match the carpet. You’ll get a better finish that way and can save yourself a lot of time, money and bother”.

Now that Jonathan has established his business and with a bright and active young son to remember, he decided that now was the time he needed to firm up his base and lay the foundations for future growth. With the right use of Feng Shui he would undoubtedly enjoy prosperity and happiness within his family.

The following story has been published by Grand Master Sheng-yen Lu:

I once studied the new residence of a millionaire. It was claimed that this new residence was designed by a self-styled master of geomancy. To my surprise, however, the design was fraught with errors. This master of geomancy turned out to be an incompetent geomancer who became well known by sheer propaganda.

While I was shown around the place, the millionaire was boasting about the new style of the house, his wealth and his collection of antiques.

What amazed me was that this luxurious garden villa had got no “store of wealth”, because there was a through passage where the store of wealth should be.

The millionaire told me: “The man who designed the house is a world famous geomancer. He is often mentioned in the newspapers and he lectures on geomancy on TV. He’s got many, many students.”

“Why did you ask me to come then?” I giggled.

“Because Living Buddha Lian Shen has the Divine Eye who will know everything from one glance. Of course, more importantly, you are requested to give blessings to the new residence.”

“Do you want me to tell you the truth or lies?”

“Why? Anything wrong?” he was astonished.

“Block the through passage at once, and…” I pointed out to him all the places that needed changes.

The millionaire was dumb struck. He never expected that the house designed by a geomancer was full of loopholes. He became quiet and worried.

I regretted that I had shot off my mouth.

Afterwards, the millionaire didn’t follow my advice. He didn’t make any change. He believed that a geomancer who often gave TV lectures must be good enough.

About one year later :

One day, when the millionaire was preparing some fruit for visitors, he cut off one of his fingers.

He failed in his election campaign for the membership of Parliament.

Five of his six factories went to bankruptcy…….

Finally, the millionaire came to tell me: “You were right, Living Buddha Lian Shen! Within a year, I am finished! So those so-called geomancers turned out to be impostors! They are still cheating people today!”

Accuracy and having the right know-how are imperative to diagnose Feng Shui correctly. It should not be taken lightly to give Feng Shui advice and tips as being incorrect can yield disastrous results. For the Carters, their consultation was performed by Angela Ang who trained traditionally from recognised lineage masters. Similar to the Carter’s own honest approach to business, Angela provided straight forward solutions and answered all their questions. Her consultations are based on a flat fee rather than an hourly charge and she takes her time address all of her clients concerns on the day.

Angela in Buddhist robe
Angela in Buddhist robe

A few days after the consultation, we were very happy to receive a letter of recommendation from Lesley. It is reproduced here in full and without alteration:

Angela was very professional, warm and friendly. She had great knowledge about Feng Shui, listening to the problems and advised as necessary. After the consultation I felt as though I was floating on air. The great burden that I had been carrying around with me had been lifted and I felt so light.

We have total confidence in Angela and immediately put into action the suggestions that she had indicated would improve our financial position. Alternative cures were suggested to enable us to improve our lifestyle on a budget. I have great respect for Angela and would have no hesitation recommending her services to anyone. I believe the consultation was worth every penny.

L Carter
Recommended Carpets

When the store of wealth is properly arranged, it brings good luck to the family and there will be one success after another. The discovery and proper decoration of the wealth store can help make the best of the house design. Combining powerful Feng Shui principals with their own naturally positivity and warmth, we are certain that the future is bright indeed for Recommended Carpets.

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The Grimsby Entrepreneur’s Feng Shui

Angela Ang and Tet Ho at a Feng Shui consultation in Grimsby

North East Lincolnshire is a small but diverse area on the east coast of the UK where the Humber estuary meets the North Sea.

The adjoining towns of Grimsby and Cleethorpes form the largest centres of population, with the major container port of Immingham to the north. Rising Dragon Feng Shui went to Grimsby to meet a man striving to boost local business so we could look at how Feng Shui in Grimsby can support businesses and share ideas.

Malaysian born Chinese, Tet Ho founded the Grimsby based eMarketing company, b2b Commerce Ltd. and has served as its director for eight years. Their recent work has won a number of Lincolnshire based firms marketing awards at a national level and has proved highly successful.

Angela Ang and Tet Ho at a Feng Shui consultation in Grimsby
Angela Ang and Tet Ho at a Feng Shui consultation in Grimsby

“We focus on providing internet solutions with a commercial focus” states Tet, “and we are very serious about helping our customers get ahead. Although the traditional fishing industry of Grimsby declined from the 70s, other industries flourished. Today, Grimsby is known for food and remains one of the country’s biggest fish markets. There are many small businesses here, and as a Chinese, I understand the significant role Feng Shui plays in creating success”.

The study of business Feng Shui is a different discipline from the study of residential Feng Shui. For example in the Far East it is common for Feng Shui masters to charge a fee of around $3,000 for locating the desk of the owner. While this seems a shocking sum of money to some Westerners, this really is money well spent as having the most essential seat masterfully placed will help secure success in career and business. This is particularly evident in small businesses and for the self employed where success may depend on the fortune of one individual. Bad Feng Shui will make you slow, mentally impair your judgment and over time depression and negativity will take hold. It is often a slow, painful downhill spiral towards financial insolvency. Positioning the desk is not an easy calculation to make as only a well trained consultant will know how to generate success for you. Fortunately for you we don’t charge a bank breaking fee of $3,000… yet!

Some points required to position the desk like avoiding sitting directly facing the door or too far from the wall are relatively straightforward. However you should also know that one will need to use either one’s most auspicious direction from the twelve two hour periods, or failing that one must at least use one’s ‘peaceful’ directions. The physical move itself must only be made on a lucky date and should take place within an auspicious hour. As you can see there is so much complexity for just one part of the Feng Shui audit!

Tet has just recently launched a new initiative to help bring additional opportunity to his clients. Called The Entrepreneur Network, it allows small to medium business owners and self employed to meet and network online. Every successful business owner understands how important it is to find opportunities to meet new people. Making new connections can literally change circumstances overnight.

“In business you need to keep on making new contacts all the time” said Tet. “I’ve been in the business for a long time and I’m able to tell who’s serious. That’s why I went to Rising Dragon Feng Shui. I only wanted my audit to be done by a Chinese practitioner like Angela Ang, who would have the right background, training and skills to make a real difference”.

We gave Tet a number of recommendations during our Feng Shui consultation which he is now implementing. We’ve forecast a period of good luck approaching him; by taking sound Feng Shui advice he will be able to maximise his positive potential and reduce the effects of bad luck substantially.

Grand Master Sheng-yen Lu said the following:

Why is the business desk or writing desk so important? The reason is fairly simple. When the desk is properly set up, it is aided by the land spirits. This helps to set all things in harmony. Sitting at the desk, you feel energetic and spirited and you feel that your memory is wonderful and everything is completed to your satisfaction.

If the desk is not properly set up, the magnetic force of the land and that of your own repel one another. Even if you want to stir yourself, you don’t have the energy. As soon as you sit at the desk, you keep yawning, with tears, or dizzy, dispirited, more dead than alive. Finally, everything seems to be getting wrong – your business starts going downhill, steadily and irresistibly, your chances never to return.

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