Ring in good energy into your home
During the second century in China, pagodas or tiered towers, became very popular and wind bells were hung at corners. The slightest breeze would swing the clapper leading to a melodious tinkling sound. It is believed that these bells were intended to scare away the birds and any lurking spirits. They were thought to bring good luck to the residents.
It was around 1100 BC that the wind chime started to assume a shape we are familiar with now. A bell without a clapper called the yongzhong was crafted by skilled metal artisans which was primarily used during religious ceremonies. Later, the Chinese created the fengling which is similar to today’s modern wind bell. The fenglings were hung from shrines and pagodas to ward off evil spirits and attract benevolent ones. Today, hanging wind chimes is a common practice in the East and used to maximise the flow of chi or life energy.
The tones and vibrations of wind chimes help to calm the mind, soothe your nerves and relieve stress. The relaxing sound of your wind chimes may also give you a soul connect. For thousands of years, wind chimes have been utilised for decoration, and other things. Feng shui also uses wind chimes for numerous treatments, believing that the relaxing sounds created by them could heal and restore the soul.
For the north, northwest as well as west, metal wind chimes are a great choice while wooden wind chimes work properly in the south, southeast and east. In line with feng shui, you will be able to select the quantity of rods keeping in mind the type of treatment you desire. For instance, four, six, seven, eight or 18 rods could likewise be used for good fortune. The placement of wind chimes in your home or office is very important. It is vital that correct directions are used and the freedom of motion is not restricted otherwise the inflow of chi will be hampered.