For feng shui purposes, you need only the compass reading of your front door, not your back door. The front door is where the energy nourishment, or Chi, enters the home. The back door is a consideration when placing feng shui cures or furniture inside the home, but this is not related to the door’s compass direction.
How do you use a compass to find the direction of your house?
Step 1: Stand at the entrance door of your home facing outside (as if you’re going out of your home). Step 2: Record the direction you are facing, using a compass, while you are in the position mentioned in step 1. and there you are, the direction that you have just noted in step 2 is the direction your house faces.
How do you know which direction a room faces?
Look up the house on a map or google maps. The compass is often just shown as a cross (+ not x) with an N at the top for north. Clockwise, the directions are North, east, south, west. Then you know which way the different walls are facing.
How do you read compass directions?
To read your compass,
- Hold your compass steadily in your hand so the baseplate is level and the direction-of-travel arrow is pointing straight away from you.
- Hold it about halfway between your face and waist in a comfortable arm position with your elbow bent and compass held close to your stomache.
What direction do Chinese want their house to face?
Sitting in the north and facing the south is traditionally a perfect direction in feng shui as this direction is easiest to get the essence of nature.
How do I know if my house is north or south facing?
You can also tell simply by standing in the garden and looking where the sun is. The sun rises in the east and sets in the west, so if you stand facing the end of the garden and the sun rises to your left and sets to your right, you are facing south.
Which direction is good for house entrance?
Vastu for the Main Entrance: Doorway
According to Vastu Shastra, the main entrance to a home is not only the entry point for the family, but also for energy. Considered as the “archway to victory and progress in life”, the main door should face north, east or in the north-east direction.
In which direction should we not sleep?
The recommended sleeping direction per vastu shastra is that you lie down with your head pointed southward. A north-to-south body position is considered the worst direction.
What is the easiest way to find directions?
Day or night, using a compass, GPS, or cell phone equipped with either is the best and easiest way to determine directions. These devices are also the most accurate, making them the most reliable methods.
Which side of the house gets the most sun?
As the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, the south side of any house will see the most hours of sunlight during the day – especially in the Northern Hemisphere – so a south-facing garden takes advantage of this.
How do I know if my compass is working?
Place the compass on a non-magnetic horizontal surface and twist it clockwise and counter-clockwise. It should behave like a match floating in the middle of a bowl of water that you twist. How quickly does the needle settle and accurately point north?
How do I know if my compass is broken?
If the needle becomes sluggish and slow to settle (it may appear to stick and be out of balance) it has become partially reversed. If the ‘north’ arrow (usually red) is pointing to south instead of north, then your compass has become completely reversed.
How do you properly use a compass?
Pick up the compass and hold it flat in front of you. Be sure that the direction of travel arrow points straight ahead. Then, rotate yourself, keeping an eye on the magnetic needle. When the red end lines up exactly with the orienting arrow, stop.
How do I find the wealth corner of my home?
The south east of any room, home, office or garden is the universal wealth corner. And to find this feng shui wealth corner you need to stand in the center of your home with a compass. Also the north is regarded as the secondary feng shui wealth corner.
Does it matter which direction your house faces?
A home’s orientation is a crucial consideration for both house hunters and prospective new home builders. The direction that your home faces affects the amount of sunlight it receives as well as energy efficiency, heating and cooling costs, home maintenance, energy flow, and more.