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A Pair from Paradise: Meaning of 'Dragon and Phoenix' in Feng Shui

The Meaning of 'Dragon and Phoenix' in Feng Shui
The dragon and phoenix are considered a perfect couple and a symbol of love in Feng Shui, which is why they are believed to be an auspicious symbol that invites matrimony bliss. LoveBondings explains the meaning of dragon and phoenix in Feng Shui and its symbolism. Take a look!
Tanaya Navalkar
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2018
The Eternal Bond
Individually, the Phoenix represents the 'yang' energy (male energy), and when paired with the dragon, it represents the 'yin' energy (female energy). When both the dragon and phoenix come together, they symbolize love, harmony, and togetherness.
Feng Shui can be used to boost and attract certain positive energies into your lives or home. Over the years, it has become the most popular and important practice in the whole world. People are turning to Feng Shui for harnessing positive energy in their surroundings that bring in good luck. It is usually done by placing the symbols and good luck charms in the assigned areas and directions as per Feng Shui, to activate certain energies within one's home.
Feng shui compass
Feng shui compass
But what do you do if your marriage or relationship is on the rocks? Sort out your problems without shouting and yelling at each other, yes, definitely! Talk it out to get a better solution, most definitely! Nothing can replace these two, but can only be boosted or supported with certain vibes and energies, which is nothing but achieving a stable and peaceful state of mind. And for this, you will need to place the 'dragon' and 'phoenix', two of the most powerful among the four celestial animals, in your home. They are considered as a classic pair and the symbol of eternal love and marital happiness.

Read more about the dragon-phoenix pairing and their symbolism.
What Does The Dragon and Phoenix Symbolize?
Dragon and Phoenix are the two of the most powerful symbols of success and prosperity in Chinese mythology. In Feng Shui, they are considered to be the ultimate symbol of love and marital joy. Dragon is the 'yin' while phoenix is the 'yang', a perfect balance that is needed for a successful married life.
Dragon And Phoenix Statues
The dragon symbolizes 'man' and phoenix symbolizes 'woman'. It signifies that the man and his spouse will stay together come what may, and support each other through thick and thin. Their love and passion will last forever. Both the symbols ensure patriarch as well as matriarch luck. If you place them together in any home, the results will be a fruitful marriage along with success and harmony.
If you want to enhance your love life and bring happiness into your marriage or relationship, then display them at the love position. They not only strengthen the relationship, but also rekindle the lost spark with their energies. They even make a perfect symbol for singles who are waiting for their true love. The Red Phoenix and Green Dragon are Celestial Guardians.
Dragon Mythology and Symbolism
Dragon is the most powerful and imperial creature in Chinese mythology, thus, the traditional and unsurpassed status in Feng Shui. The Chinese emperors considered themselves to be dragons, and it was their national emblem. For the Chinese, the dragon signifies power, incredible strength, good fortune, success, and eastern direction. Place it in the East for more success and prosperity.
Chinese Dragon Sculpture
The dragon induces the spirit of life through its breath. It has the ability to blow out the cosmic energy (Chi), and also draw in and release water like the king of the ocean. Keeping a dragon symbol in your home is believed to scare off evil spirits and protect one from negativity.
Phoenix Mythology and Symbolism
Phoenix is a mythical bird that represents feminity, power of rebirth (as it rises from the ashes), and transformation. It is considered to be a symbol of the Empress, and the Queen of all bird symbols in Feng Shui. It symbolizes beauty, good luck, opportunity, and southern direction in China. It has immense power of turning bad luck into good luck. Hence, the Guardian of the South; this is the best direction to place the symbol.
Phoenix on wall
It is said to remove all the negative chi or quarrelsome energies from a relationship with its fiery energy. It also the perfect symbol for single women seeking true love.
Placement of Dragon-Phoenix Symbol
Put them together, and you get the best combination for a relationship to grow and prosper. Placing both in the Northwest corner of a room will enhance the patriarch luck, while placing the symbol in the Southwest corner will deepen the matriarch luck. It will also favor love and keep the relationship going, bringing laughter and happiness. Place it at the Eastern corner if you are looking for good health, great achievements, power, and good status for the family. For those of you looking for power and fame in politics or showbiz, place this majestic symbol in the South corner and make sure there is enough light focused on it. Those of you who are single and are expectantly waiting for love to happen or want to marry, you should place the symbol in 'nien yen' direction according to your 'kua number'.
The success of Feng Shui mainly depends on your own belief system and commitment towards keeping the relationship going. It is not a magic that will make your problems disappear. You have to put in a little effort as well.
Note: Consult a Feng Shui practitioner before you opt for it as these experts will know what is best for you and guide you to make your life better.