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Importance of Directions in Feng Shui – Life Enhancement Remedies

Learn more about the directions of Feng Shui and enhance your life. Feng Shui is not magic but a simple ancient practice to help everyone.

Do you sometimes feel frustrated or joyful without any specific reasons in your day-to-day life? Is there a particular feeling about your home that tells you that you need to change something? These different feelings exist because of specific directions of your home architecture. Some directions are lucky to make you feel positive, and other directions may not be as good.

There could be different places in your house, like the living room or bedroom, that will always offer happy vibrations and comfort. And some other areas or corners in the same home could never be satisfactory. Feng Shui can help you enhance your home setup, which can improve your life.

Feng Shui remedies are easy to implement, and adjustments are possible with your home’s current architecture. Let us dive into Feng Shui related concepts in detail and learn how to make a difference.

What exactly is Feng Shui?

In simple terms, ‘Feng is Wind’ and ‘Shui is Water.’ Feng Shui is an ancient science that originated in China more than 3000 years ago. Art was mainly used to achieve tranquility in life. It is related to ‘Taoism,’ i.e., bringing harmony and discipline for ‘Perfection in all aspects of life.

Feng Shui helps in the balance of yin (positive) and yang(negative). It guides you for minor adjustments as per your luck directions to help you balance positive and negative energies.

Feng Shui - Yin Yang

Feng Shui - Yin Yang

Importance of Directions – How can you benefit from them?

One of the most essential learning from Feng Shui is about directions. In simple terms working, sleeping, cooking in the appropriate directions brings happiness and prosperity.

Feng Shui has an interesting association between different elements, colors, shapes, and directions, and understanding these associations in detail helps achieve the right balance.

Kua Number and Feng Shui Directions

Feng Shui works on the concept of different Kua numbers and the association of Kua with the directions. It is imperative to know your Kua to start implementing Feng Shui principles in your life. This number calculation needs one’s gender and date of birth. Here is the quick way to calculate the Kua number.

Kua number helps you identify your lucky and not so lucky directions. Kua has eight numbers – 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9. Number 5 is not included in Kua. Every individual is associated with one of these digits. Here are how directions are associated with Kua:

East Group and West Group Kua Numbers

East GroupWest Group

Kua number 1,3,4,9

Kua number 2,6,7,8

Kua number is beneficial if you try to analyze and enhance results from different directions at your individual level.

Feng Shui – Directions Alignment for Enhanced Living

Each direction is further associated with elements, colors, and different virtues of life. See the table below to understand the association of colors, elements:

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Direction, Elements, Colors and Life Area as per Feng Shui

DirectionsElementsColorsLife Area




Family and Health



White, Gold, Silver

Creativity & Kids Luck



Blue, Black

Career Luck




Name & Fame

North East


Brown, Yellow, Pink

Education Luck

North West


While, Gold, Silver

Travel Luck & Helpful People

South East




South West


Brown, Yellow, Pink

Romance Luck

Each direction is linked with five elements’ energy and the progression of different avenues of your life. For example, if north is for your career direction, you must improve energies of this direction to succeed.

Here is a quick synopsis of how directions and associated elements are interrelated:

As per Feng Shui, It is an understanding that:

- Fire creates earth, weakens wood, and destructs metals

- Earth produces metal, weakens Fire, destroys water

- Metal creates water, weakens earth destroys wood

- Water creates wood, weakens the metal, destroys Fire

- Wood creates fire, weakens water, destroys the earth

Hence, Feng Shui is a careful study of different elements and strengthening your luck direction for happy life. Here are some more examples:

  • Assuming that North is your career direction. To achieve maximum benefit, you can enhance this direction in your home with Blue and Black color
  • Another example is if you want an abundance of wealth, you can paint the color of walls in South East directions with green.

Conclusion - Does Feng Shui actually help?

You learn in life with experience of success or failure. If failures are more than successes, you can implement remedies of Feng Shui. Remedies are easy to implement in different directions of your home. However, to start following Feng Shui principles, you must not initiate it with criticism or an attitude of testing this ancient science. Instead, you should show firm belief and expect success; you will then see how Feng Shui will change your life.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 BrillzLife by Param Arora

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