Feng Shui (in Chinese thought) is a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy (chi), and whose favourable or unfavourable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.
Shamanic smudging or just smudging is an age-old tribal tradition which has been used for centuries to create harmony and peace. There are many different shamanic smudging ceremonies, and different tribes use a variety of herbs for smudging. To define it more clearly, shamanic smudging is the burning of herbs or incense for cleansing, purification, protection of physical and spiritual bodies, banishment of negative energies and creation of sacred space. You can use smudge sticks (herbs that are tied into a bundle for easier handling), braided herbs and botanicals (like sweetgrass) or loose herbs (burned on charcoal or mugwort, or in a fire pit). Shamanic smudging releases the energy and fragrance of the herbs and botanicals so they can heal, cleanse and purify.
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Energetic cleansing in simple terms is a ceremonial cleaning of the energy of the home and its contents using sound and smudging or sacred smoke. Sounds unusual?.. well energy can become dirty just like a surface or germs only we cant ordinarily see it. As a result energy neglected of maintenance or cleaning can wreak havoc in the harmony of the home or building and its occupants. Just like sweeping your chimney is crucial so is the energetic cleansing although this understanding is only recently began to be understood and appreciated. Feng Shui and Shamanic indiginoues peoples have known and practiced this through the ages.