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Posted by Imperial Harvest on 02 February 2024

Unlocking the Essence of Li Chun: A Tribute to Tradition and Prosperity

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As the first of the 24 solar terms heralding the arrival of spring, Li Chun (立春), commences on February 4th this year, marking a time of renewal and promise.

Coinciding with the vibrant and joyous Lunar New Year festivities, Li Chun symbolises not only a season of growth but also embodies the spirit of rejuvenation, growth and new beginnings.

Li Chun: An Imperial Tradition

The historical roots of Li Chun reveal its profound significance in imperial China, where it anchored itself in the fabric of tradition and reverence. Since 1420, the year of the completion of the Temple of Heaven, annual rites and rituals surrounding Li Chun have unfolded in this sacred landmark, led by none other than the Son of Heaven—the Emperor himself.

Within the sanctum of the Temple of Heaven, the Emperor led in ceremonies to the Heavens, appealing on behalf of his earthly subjects for favourable weather conditions, crop yield and blessings upon the empire. This tradition highlighted the emperor’s responsibility as the earthly custodian, ensuring the well-being of his subjects.

The cauldron, a sacred vessel of offerings, bore witness to the Emperor’s supplications, laden with precious jewels, sandalwood, and agarwood. These offerings, imbued with symbolic resonance, sought to ensure prosperity and abundance for the realm.

The First Li Chun of Period 9: A Time of Significance

This year’s Li Chun bears special significance as the first term of Period 9, a period characterised by profound transformation and abundant opportunities. Governed by the Fire-elemental Star 9, Period 9 beckons with promises of renewal and growth, with sandalwood emerging as the key to unlocking one’s affinity with the Right Assistant Star.

Central to this transition is the invocation of sandalwood, an essential element in activating auspicious heavenly blessings. Emerging as a symbol of prosperity and abundance, Imperial Harvest-grade Sandalwood becomes a conduit in this new era, channelling auspicious energies and aligning individuals with their destined paths to success.

Sangang Wuchang (三纲五常): Pillars of Prosperity

Embedded within the essence of Li Chun are the timeless virtues of Sangang Wuchang (三纲五常) — the pillars of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity.

The Sangang Wuchang — translated to the “Three Guiding Principles and Five Constant Regulations” — refers to the underlying tenets of Confucianism that have resonated with millions of adherents over the centuries. The “Three Guiding Principles” refer to the most important forms of interpersonal relationships formed between individuals in a given society. Meanwhile, the “Five Constant Regulations” refer to the favourable qualities of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity. Guided by these virtues, individuals embark on a journey of empowerment, embracing tradition while forging ahead with courage and conviction.

The Imperial Harvest Treasure Trove: A Testament to Tradition

Inspired by the sanctity of the Emperor’s offerings, the Imperial Harvest Treasure Trove collection stands as a testament to tradition and opulence. The collection channels the spirit of Li Chun, infusing spaces with wealth, prosperity, and divine grace. From its graceful curves to intricate motifs, the collection weaves a narrative of abundance, inviting its owners to embark on a journey of empowerment and enrichment.

The collection transcends mere adornment, embodying a collection that melds time-honoured Imperial Feng Shui traditions with contemporary aesthetics. Crafted with meticulous detail, each piece embodies the spirit of prosperity, inviting its owners to embark on a journey of enrichment and fulfilment.

Each detail in the collection — from each graceful curve to its elaborate motifs — serves as a testament to the mastery of artisans who dedicate their expertise and devotion to fashioning these timeless pieces. Woven together, they narrate a distinct narrative of wealth, prosperity and good fortune, transforming the collection into a powerful symbol of abundance. Empowering its destined owners, the collection guides individuals towards realising their aspirations, providing them with a clear and purposeful path to prosperity.

Read about the Imperial Harvest Treasure Trove collection here

Imperial Harvest Sandalwood Zodiac Guardians

In homage to resilience and strategic wisdom, the Imperial Harvest Sandalwood Zodiac Guardians collection stands as sentinels of prosperity, guiding individuals through the currents of change and opportunity. This collection, a reimagining of a signature Imperial Harvest collection, seamlessly aligns itself with the transformative energies of Period 9 while upholding the esteemed traditions of our Imperial Feng Shui heritage.

At the heart of the collection is Imperial Harvest-grade sandalwood, a symbol of profound wisdom and insight, paying homage to the visionary spirit of Emperor Kangxi. This exquisite collection deftly weaves his illustrious achievements and the spirit of resilience, unwavering strength and strategic prowess that define the period. These guardians, standing as sentinels of prosperity, guide many through the currents of change and opportunity in the new Feng Shui period.

Read about the Imperial Harvest Sandalwood Zodiac Guardians collection here

Imperial Harvest Five Wealth Gods Collection

Revitalised with a renewed perspective, the Imperial Harvest Five Wealth Gods Collection celebrates the virtues of prosperity and success. Each deity, a harbinger of auspicious wealth luck, empowers individuals to achieve breakthroughs in their careers, businesses, and investments, embodying the essence of lasting abundance.

The collection encapsulates the rich traditions and auspicious essence of the Five Wealth Gods, each bestowing auspicious wealth luck to its destined owners. Empowering individuals to attain breakthroughs and triumphs in their careers, businesses, and investments, the Imperial Harvest Five Wealth Gods Collection is a testament to prosperity and success.

Read about the Imperial Harvest Five Wealth Gods collection here

As Li Chun dawns upon us, Imperial Harvest embraces its sacred traditions and timeless wisdom and forges towards a bright future with courage and conviction. May this auspicious season herald a future brimming with prosperity, fulfilment, and boundless possibilities.

Imperial Harvest’s expert consultants are always on hand to guide you on your journey and provide you with insights to help you realise your fullest potential. Book a complimentary consultation today or contact us at +65 91221826.

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