2013 Year of the Snake Feng Shui positions

Written by Jupiter Lai and translated by Rebecca Seal Davis


The following are the Feng Shui positions for Year of the Snake. Take this reference to make suitable decoration to improve the energy.


According to Luna New Year calendar, the new year commences on the first day of spring (4th February 2013), make suitable adjustments in all positions to improve the energy field.


To begin with, locate the center of your house/flat/ room/ office, and divide it into 8 orientations. Each orientation should be decorated according to the Active (Yang) and Passive (Yin) Five Elements. The Yang is to activate the energy while the Yin is to sustain and hold the energy. By combining the Yin and Yang, better result could be achieved. 


Prosperity > North East

To improve prosperity, increase income, saving power


Feng Shui placement :

Yin energy: Place 8 yellow jade ingots + passbook in that position. Do not use gold/metal.

Yang energy: Use Earth Element Spray or incense of the Earth energy



Career > North West

To improve luck for your career i.e. promotions, more opportunities, advancement

Feng Shui placement :

Yin energy: 1 golden abacus + your name card; avoid red, no electrical appliances.

Yang energy: Use Earth Element Spray or incense of the Earth energy


Increase Popularity/Relationships > North

To improve your love relationships, increase your popularity, network

Feng Shui placement :

Yin energy: 4 or 9 fresh flowers (non spiky)

Yang energy: Use Water Element Spray or incense of the Water energy


Marriage/Jubilant > South

Increase joy and jubilance, improve relationship of married couples, and for those who want to increase the chance of getting married 

Feng Shui placement :

Yin Energy: Display anything red in colour

To increase love energy, bring harmony into your relationship: Rose quartz heartTo increase the chance to get married: A pair of love birds, preferably in rose quartz

Yang energy: Use Fire Element Spray or incense of the Fire energy



Study and Knowledge (Wen Chang) - South East

'Wen' refers to knowledge and literature, while 'Chang' means prosperity and goodness.

Bring success to study (for students in school, or anyone who is studying for interest or professional qualification). Advancement in wisdom and knowledge. Improve mental clarity in general.  

Feng Shui placement :

Yin Energy: Place 4 water planted bamboos. Do not place or decorate in metal and red.

Yang Energy: Use Air Element Spray or incense of the Air energy



1st Misfortune/Illness Direction - Center of your house or room

If activated will attract illness, blocks and difficulties.

Feng Shui placement :

Yin Energy: Place 10 coins and 2 white jade gourd. No electronic appliances, not suitable for entrance/exit, not suitable for kitchen and sleep sector.

Yang Energy: “Let Go” Spray / Cleansing incense


2nd Misfortune/Illness Direction - South West

If activated will attract illness, blocks and difficulties.

Feng Shui placement :

Ying Energy: Place 8 coins. No electronic appliances such as stove and cooker etc, not suitable for entrance/exit, not suitable for kitchen and sleep sector. 

Yin Energy: “Let Go” Spray / Cleansing incense







Misfortune direction which will bring Robbery/Theft/Accident and Losing Money - West

If activated will attract robbery, theft, injuries via accidents and misfortune on money and financial loss.

Feng Shui placement :

Yin Energy: Place a black obsidian ball, no sharp object and metals.

Yang Energy: Use Water Element Spray or incense of the Water energy



Misfortune direction for Assaults, Quarrels and Law suits among family members, friends and colleagues - East

If activated will easily bring stress and agitation, make you or family member impatient and short-fused. Relationships will be affected with argument energies. There will be trouble with the authorities or you will be slapped with court case and litigation.

Feng Shui placement :

Yin Energy: Place red objects or red-colour crystal, no black/blue/grey and water.

Yang Energy: Use Fire Element Spray or incense of the Fire energ.

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