The phoenix is a mythical animal with great spiritual meaning. the phoenix appears in both eastern and western mythologies. The story of the phoenix varies from culture to culture. However, the most well-known speaks to a divinely graceful bird that spontaneously perishes in fire, letting go of what is no longer needed. Then from those ashes, the immortal phoenix is said to arise and be reborn.
Birds, in general, are related to freedom and connected to heavenly energies because they can fly above the earth. The phoenix can swiftly rise up towards the sun like the flames of a fire, and with that same fire, it releases any baggage and impurities.
In feng shui, the red phoenix is one of the four celestial guardians. It is a protector and embodiment of the south direction. The other three auspicious animals are the white tiger in the west, the black tortoise in the north, and the green dragon in the east. The phoenix is also connected to the energy of the sun, fire element, as well as prosperous opportunities.
If you are attracted to the phoenix, here are some ways to incorporate this celestial animal and its powerful gifts into your home and life.
Activate the South direction
You can activate the south area of your property, home, or bedroom with an image of the phoenix. The color of this direction is red, so a red phoenix image can bring in some extra inspiration and wealth opportunities.
Invite Career Success and Opportunities
There is another area of the feng shui bagua map that is related to your career and path in life. It’s called Kan in Chinese and it’s located in the front center area of your home’s floor plan. You can locate an image of a phoenix here to invite in more wealth, prosperity, and opportunities related to your work and career.
Alternatively, if you have trouble finding this bagua area, you can activate your front door. Similarly, your front door represents the portal in which energy comes into your home and life.
Transformation and Letting Go
If you resonate with the teachings of transformation and letting go, the phoenix may be a powerful symbol to keep close to you. The closer it is, the more personal the effect. For example, you can place phoenix images in your bedroom, meditation area, or even wear on your body as jewelry.
The story of Gayasur and the sacred city of Gaya in Hindu mythology is a rich and complex narrative that