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Series Category: Seasonal

According to Imperial Feng Shui principles, the universal forces of Yin and Yang are further divided into the Four Phenomena, which are associated with different spheres of life. These Four Phenomena govern a different sphere of life, and correspond accordingly to a different season in the year.

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2021 Autumn Exclusive Qian Long Jadeite Mountains

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins With their able and committed leadership, eminent Qing dynasty emperors such as Kang Xi and Qian Long steered the empire through a golden age in its illustrious history. Under their stewardship, the Qing dynasty prospered economically, militarily, and also in its cultural and artistic pursuits. Well-known as an avid cultural […]

2021 Winter Personal Collection: Eight Zodiac Guardians

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins Li Dong (7th Nov 2021) marks the start of the winter and brings about a season of reflection and preparation. Beneath the snow, new life is stirring. Roots are soaking up nourishment and buds are forming. When the time is right, spring’s beauty is sprung – leaves and shoots, buds […]

2022 Guyu Collections

Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins The principles of Imperial Feng Shui bear close links to many aspects of the natural world, such as seasonal changes and other weather phenomena. The swift passing of the first quarter of the year brings about a change of seasons, as spring comes to an end and summer is poised […]

2022 Imperial White Inkstone and Qian Long Wishing Stone Collection

Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins In 2022, Imperial Harvest is honoured to present the all-new Imperial White Inkstone and Qian Long Wishing Stone Collection for the year of Water Tiger. The Imperial White Inkstone is among the most potent activators of the authority star. According to the findings of pioneering Imperial Feng Shui masters in […]

490 years of Summer Solstice Celebrations at the Temple of Earth

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins This year, the Summer Solstice falls on 21 June, marking the peak of Summer. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, generations of emperors patronised the Temple of Earth to offer sacrificial offerings to the God of Earth annually. It was believed that such ritual worship during the Summer Solstice would […]

Achieving Breakthroughs during the Chong Yang Festival

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins The Chong Yang Festival (重阳节) is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month and is also known as the Double Ninth Festival. This year, it falls on the 14th of October. Chong Yang is an important occasion that bears witness to many historical events throughout Chinese history. […]

Bliss of Harvest and the Winter Solstice

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins According to Imperial Feng Shui principles, winter is often associated with major yin, and one’s personal luck. The onset of Winter points to the imminent arrival of the winter solstice, or 冬至, which forms the 22nd of 24 terms of the lunar calendar and falls on the 21st of December […]

Celebrating Cundi Guan Yin (準提观音) during Lixia (立夏)

Estimated Reading Time: 4 min Signifying the passing of spring, the arrival of Lixia (立夏) denotes the arrival of summer in traditional Chinese culture. The seventh out of the 24 solar terms that constitute the Chinese lunar calendar, Lixia marks the period when the sun falls between the celestial longitudes of 45° and 60°. This […]

Celebrating Guan Yin’s Third Birthday

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins The Goddess of Mercy, otherwise known as Guan Yin, is a figure of eternal benevolence. Widely beloved in various Buddhist traditions, she is celebrated as the spiritual embodiment of wisdom, compassion and mercy. Guan Yin’s path to enlightenment, along with her deification as the Goddess of Mercy, is defined by […]

Celebrating Mangzhong (芒种)

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins Taking its place just before the summer solstice is Mangzhong (芒种), the ninth of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar. This year, this significant solar term begins on 6 June when the sun reaches the celestial longitude of 75°, before transitioning into the summer solstice when the […]

Emperor Qian Long: Father of Imperial Feng Shui

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins The practice of Feng Shui can be traced to Neolithic civilizations scattered across China. Despite its long and illustrious history, it was only in more recent times that Imperial Feng Shui emerged as a prestigious branch of Feng Shui practised exclusively for the furtherance of Chinese royal interests. Emperor Qian […]

From the Qing Court to Imperial Harvest: The Royal Heritage of Imperial Feng Shui

Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins The Qing dynasty bears witness to one of the most prosperous and successful eras of China’s dynastic history. Led by ethnic Manchus, it is renowned not only for its material abundance, but also for fostering a thriving exchange of cultures between the East and West. The unparalleled fortunes of the […]

Guan Yin’s Birthday: Celebrating the Goddess of Mercy and Her Divine Wisdom

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins On the 19th day of the 2nd lunar month, Buddhists worldwide celebrate the first of Guan Yin’s three annual birthdays. This occasion marks a significant milestone in her journey towards enlightenment, reminding us of the importance of perseverance, dedication, and courage in embarking on new journeys. Princess Miaoshan’s Journey Towards […]

Guan Yin’s Second Birthday — Attainment of Enlightenment

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As the revered embodiment of the Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin holds profound significance in Buddhism, emerging as a prominent figure within its diverse branches, cultures and traditions. Held in great esteem for her boundless compassion and role in alleviating universal suffering, Guan Yin is admired by her devotees for […]

Imperial Customs of Lidong

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins Lidong (立冬), which signifies the onset of the winter season, marks a significant shift in weather and climate patterns across the northern hemisphere. The transition into Winter reflects a period of contemplation and preparation for the coming year, as well as the onset of Period 9 of the Feng Shui […]

Guyu in Imperial Feng Shui

Estimated Reading Time: 4 min Marking the transition from spring and summer in the Chinese lunar calendar is the solar term, Guyu (谷雨). In many parts of the temperate world, spring is steadily winding down, as temperatures start to rise and sunlight becomes increasingly strong and abundant. Guyu — literally translated as “grain rain” — […]

Untold Story of the Qian Long Jadeite Mountains

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins Defined by great economic, political and social successes, alongside abundant prosperity, the legacy of the Qing Dynasty is well-documented in the annals of history. Legendary rulers, such as Emperors Kang Xi and Qian Long, are renowned for their profound and inspired decisions and capable leadership. Their eminent rule over the […]

Thrive in the Year of the Metal Ox with Imperial Feng Shui

The Year of the Metal Ox (辛丑) will be a year filled with opportunities, abundance and prosperity. If you are looking to secure a job promotion, attain massive growth and breakthroughs in your business or achieve consistently high returns from your investment portfolio, this will be an important year. Significance of the Start of Spring […]

Three Collections of the Goddess of Mercy

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins The Goddess of Mercy, otherwise known as Guan Yin, is widely beloved in various Buddhist traditions. Often seen as a figure of eternal benevolence, she is celebrated as the spiritual embodiment of wisdom, compassion and mercy. Each year, Buddhist communities around the world gather to celebrate three important milestones in […]

The Symbolism of Double Ninth

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins  The Double Ninth Festival (Chong Yang), observed on the ninth day of the ninth month in the Chinese calendar, is a traditional Chinese holiday, mentioned in writing since before the Eastern Han period. According to the Book of Changes, the number six is considered as yin while nine is yang. […]

Summer: The Season of Abundance

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins In both past and present Chinese culture, summer is widely regarded as the season of abundance, auspiciousness and achievement. Regarded as the most Yang (阳) season in the eternal Yin-Yang (阴阳) cycle, summer is closely associated with passion, growth and brightness. The season harnesses a deep, intense energy to fuel […]

Spring Equinox in Imperial Feng Shui

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins The Spring Equinox, also known as Chun Fen (春分), marks the midpoint of the spring season. Spring brings much relief from its preceding winter season, with daylight hours gradually lengthening and temperatures becoming increasingly warmer. In many parts of the northern hemisphere, the Spring Equinox begins when the Sun reaches […]

Spring 2022 – Signature Collections

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins With the arrival of Li Chun (立春) on 4th February 2022, the year of the Water Tiger (壬寅) will soon be upon us. 一日之际在于晨 一年之际在于春 一生之际在于勤 This classic proverb highlights the importance of early planning as a condition for success. Spring is the season of the year when many new […]

Spring 2022 – Mythical Creatures Crystal Collection

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins “山管人丁,水管财” — a widely-cited principle of Imperial Feng Shui that translates to “mountains govern benefactors, while water governs wealth”. This verse emphasises the importance of activating the water star in one’s home, office or retail space, reiterating that the water star plays a pivotal role in garnering wealth, attracting strategic […]

Spring 2022 – Grand Wealth God – Bi Gan

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins In the annals of Chinese history, there are five significant figures overseeing different areas of wealth — career, business, investment, trading and windfall wealth. These figures came to be known as the Five Wealth Gods, and are thought to be the most formidable manifestations of auspicious luck in Chinese culture. […]

Spring 2022 – Career Wealth God – Tua Pek Gong

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins In the annals of Chinese history, Tua Pek Gong was a top government official serving in the imperial court during the Zhou dynasty. In his duties to the court, he mainly oversaw taxation and other financial matters. His financial acumen, authority and undertaking of a myriad of economy-based duties was […]

Spring 2022 – Business Wealth God – Guan Gong

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins Spring 2022 – Business God of Wealth – Guan Gong Out of the Five Wealth Gods that are thought to be the most formidable manifestations of auspicious luck and wealth within Chinese culture, Guan Gong is widely known and worshipped as the Business God of Wealth. Where the Grand Wealth God […]

Significance of Li Chun

Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, the year of the Tiger will soon be upon us. The arrival of a new year brings with it immense social and cultural significance, along with a raft of implications for Imperial Feng Shui. A new year bears the connotation of new beginnings and […]

Traditions of the Chong Yang Festival

Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins According to ancient Chinese traditions, the Chong Yang Festival (重阳节), also known as the Double Ninth Festival, is a celebration of abundance, prosperity and longevity. This auspicious occasion, rooted in the teachings of the I Ching and other ancient texts, holds a deep significance in Imperial Feng Shui. In 2023, […]

Mangzhong: New Beginnings with Imperial Harvest QING Collection

Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins The auspicious season of Mangzhong precedes the Summer Solstice’s grandiose celebrations, spanning from 5 to 21 June. 《月令七十二侯集解》:“五月节,谓有芒之种谷可稼种矣。” The 72 Pentads (月令七十二侯集解) is an ancient Chinese calendar system which depicts the subtle changes in Nature over the four seasons. It achieves this detailed periodicity by dividing each year into 72 […]

Lidong (立冬) and Winter Solstice (冬至)

Estimated Reading Time: 4min Lidong (立冬) marks the beginning of the winter season. This year, it is between November 7 and December 21, and culminates on December 21st, which is known as Winter Solstice (冬至). In this article, we explore the significance of Lidong and the Winter Solstice in Imperial Feng Shui and 5 important […]

Li Dong in Imperial Feng Shui

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins Just as Li Qiu (立秋) denotes the start of the autumn season, Li Dong (立冬) heralds the arrival of winter. It forms the 19th of 24 terms of the solar calendar, beginning on 7 November this year. In many parts of the northern hemisphere, temperatures drop further during Li Dong, […]

Imperial Harvest Celebrates the Bountiful Harvest of Liqiu (立秋)

Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As the 13th of the 24 solar terms, Liqiu (立秋) ushers in the beginning of the autumn season, denoting the arrival of cooler temperatures and a new chapter in the year. It begins when the sun reaches the celestial longitude of 135° and ends when it reaches the longitude of […]

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Featured Collection – Bliss of Harvest

Commemorating 600 years since the completion of the renowned Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Imperial Harvest is proud to present the newest generation of our iconic Bliss of Harvest collection, showcasing the highest levels of skill and craftsmanship.

Featured Collection – Eight Zodiac Guardians

The Eight Zodiac Guardians are protectors of the twelve zodiac signs. Each Zodiac Guardian governs the careers, businesses, investments, trading decisions, health and relationships of their designated devotees.