The application of object placement in and outside the house is known as Feng Shui. Because it is rooted in I-Ching's binary language, Fengshui (Feng Shui) is extremely technical. It also blow away many people's dream by simply tell them. There are certain things are 'set' as they were born and there is not much we can do about it. This cut and dry geek type application is moving farther and farther away from the Confucians' wish of constant pursuit for perfection. Although frequently criticized by the students of Confucius, the application reached deeply into people's everyday life. The palaces and tombs of the royal families built in Tang dynasty (618-907) and all the following dynasties, strictly followed the prescription of the Fengshui (Feng Shui) requirement.

When the Buddhism reached China, it soon absorbed the Fengshui (Feng Shui) principles and combined in its own practices. The historical Buddhism temples, most locate at famous mountains in China, are all build with the idea of Fengshui (Feng Shui) in mind..

The practice of Fengshui (Feng Shui) was severely undermined in China since the 20th century. With the invasion of the European countries, Chinese intellectuals begin to question their heritage. Under the banner of 'learn from the west', Fengshui (Feng Shui) is regarded as 'superstition' by many. After 1949, Fengshui (Feng Shui) practice is officially forbidden in the people's republic of China along other 'feudalism superstitions'. In the mean time, in other Asian countries, Fengshui (Feng Shui) has been widely spread among the commoners. Benefit from the information age, Fengshui (Feng Shui)  no longer just serve the rich or elite. Average people can buy a book on Fengshui (Feng Shui) for less than $10 and start to make changes in their home. (check out our book page) Many information is freely provided on the internet at no charge, just like this site. Fengshui (Feng Shui) is no longer forbidden in China. I-Ching research now is openly applied to Fengshui (Feng Shui) and can even been seen in government publications.