How to Use a Feng Shui Bagua Mirror (and what I use instead)

There is a lot of misinformation on how to use a Feng Shui Bagua Mirror. Lots of bad advice out there.

Perhaps the most destructive advice is the suggestion to put a mirror above a toilet, but any advice to put a bagua mirror inside of the home is wrong.

The bagua mirror is an outside cure.

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The purpose of a bagua mirror is to deal with negative energies on the outside of a building. This round or octagonal mirror is surrounded by an octagon that contains the 8 trigrams (a trigram is a combination of three lines, some solid and some split, used in the I-Ching) organized in the Former Heaven Sequence. This is helpful in protecting a building from negative or destructive chi.

A bagua mirror has the Former Heaven Sequence arrangement of the trigrams, in the octagon shape. It disperses negative energy into the 8 directions. The 8 directions are: South, North, East, West, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Any energy that is not dispersed, is believed to be reflected back to its source by the mirror. how to use a feng shui bagua mirror

Here’s How to Use a Feng Shui Bagua Mirror

Not all Feng Shui bagua mirrors are the same. Here’s how to use a Feng Shui Bagua Mirror, depending on the type of mirror and need.

A flat or convex (bulging out) Feng Shui bagua mirror is used to disperse and deflect destructive chi. This destructive chi may come from a sharp corner in another building. These mirrors are also used when a home is at the end of a “T” intersection.

A concave (sinking in) bagua mirror is used to diminish the negative effects of having your building facing a much larger building (such as a skyscraper). You can use these also if your business faces a large ominous structure (such) as a parking garage. how to use a feng shui bagua mirror

Place a Feng Shui bagua mirror right above the top beam of your main entrance on the outside.

Problems with Using a Feng Shui Bagua Mirror

The problem with using a bagua mirror is that:

  • First, you are duplicating a problem, because mirrors always duplicate the things that they reflect.
  • Second, you are sending bad energy back to its source. This means that there is potential for acquiring karma from causing harm to another.

I have not, in my over 17 years of doing Feng Shui, ever met a person that felt comfortable using a bagua mirror. Good people do not want to send back any bad energy to anyone, or to make enemies out of their neighbors. Also, think about what may happen if the neighbor across the street knows about Feng Shui and notices you have placed a bagua mirror. They are naturally going to want to put one up too!

A Better Cure than the Feng Shui Bagua Mirror

Whenever one of my clients has needed to put up a bagua mirror, I have recommended a prayer. The prayer was to express the clear intent that their purpose is to protect their home, and not to harm the people living in the building with the offending sharp corner, or the vehicles driving on the street.

Even with the prayer, clients always kept a nagging feeling that they were doing something wrong by placing a Feng Shui bagua mirror.

For this reason, when vibrational healer Bill Austin and I started working on Feng Shui projects together, I asked Bill to create master abstract paintings holding only love Feng Shui frequencies. Then I used these abstract paintings to create a design for a valid replacement for the bagua mirror. Together, we created the sun bagua cure to deal with all problems traditionally addressed with a bagua mirror.

This Sun Bagua Cure works better than the Feng Shui bagua mirror, because it only blesses and protects the building where you place it. It does not harm any other buildings or vehicles nearby. how to use a feng shui bagua mirror

How to Use a Feng Shui Sun Bagua Cure

Use the Feng Shui Sun Bagua Cure in the same manner as the Feng Shui Bagua Mirror. Place the sun right above the beam over the main entrance of your building, on the outside. This is a ceramic ornament. You can use a nail, or you can use strong double sided mounting tape. I have  never heard of one of these cures breaking, even though they are placed outside. If it ever breaks, you should replace it immediately.  In general, any Feng Shui cure you place as protection should be replaced immediately if it breaks or is damaged.

Say a prayer when putting up this cure:

I am like a Sun, the Light of God radiates outwards from the Core of my Being outwards in all directions, embracing everyone and everything I love. I send out Only Love and attract Only Good Things. Less-than-love frequencies get consumed by this Fire of Love, recycled and transmuted for Highest Good, long before they ever reach me. I am Love. I am Peaceful. I am Safe.

When to Use the Sun Bagua Cure

Use the Feng Shui Sun Bagua Cure for these Feng Shui problems:

  • When the corner of a building or its pointy roof are directed towards your home, especially if they are directed towards your main entrance.
  • If your home is located at the end of a T intersection, where cars seem like they are coming right at the house before they turn. Ideally, also place a physical barrier in your front yard, so if a car ever lost their brakes and drove into your yard it would be stopped.
  • Your home or business building has a very tall building or a large and unsightly structure across the street.
  • If you are dealing with difficult neighbors.
  • If you are concerned about robberies.

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20 Comments:

  1. Moni, what if the difficult neighbor is on the side or in the back of your house? Do you still put the mirror above the front door? Thank you.

    • Very good question. You would still put the mirror, or the Feng Shui Bagua Sun, above the front door, because it is the “mouth of chi.”

    • You can add to this a crystal or salt cure at the back property limit. I will write an article about this soon.

  2. I live in a senior building on the 2nd floor, a few feet from elevators. There is a long hallway that ends at my front door. And another long hallway that runs across the front door. I do believe I need a Bagua mirror, cause it does end up like a “t” at my front door. I’m like on the inside part of building. So my living room & bedroom look out to the roof, on which there are some equipment like a.c. & heating units & other stuff. So I think I should also put a Bagua mirror facing out of at least the living room window. But, you don’t have any in stock. I guess I will have to put regular bagua mirrors. I’ve been here only since March and I think it is starting to affect my health.

  3. I live in an aprtment and I can see the balcony of the unit opposite to mine put a bagua mirror, it’s not directly facing my unit but is at approx 45 degrees angle.
    We don’t know each other so I doubt that they are doing it to cause me harm but I am still worried because as you said in your article, the mirror ‘reflects’ bad energy and some of it may affect my place. What can I do to defend?

  4. Very nice article. I’m not comfortable using a mirror but at the moment I’m in an extremely difficult situation. I live in an apartment and the neighbors below me became very noisy. They start shouting early in the morning and I hear all sort of noises all day long. I can’t rest and I can’t meditate anymore. I’m extremely tired due to a severe lack of sleep (I’m already taking prescription medications). In that situation, would it be ok to put a mirror, facing downward, on the floor in the middle of my bedroom? I really need to protect myself and my space at least for a while, but I fear a mirror would insulate myself from grounding energies too.

    • Jerome, the sun bagua cure above your front door would be enough for spiritual/energetic blessings and protections. You may also add something from your particular faith right outside the front door.

  5. I have difficult neighbors next to me. You mention putting the bagua over our main door. My home has a front door, but we do not use it except for receiving guests. We primarily come and go from our back door (we park behind our home). Should I hang it above our front or back door?

  6. Hi Moni
    Where can I buy a Sun Bagua…… I have neighbours that are afflicted with a problem of hoarding. They’re nice people and I mean them no harm but I need to sell my home and their very messy yard puts off potential buyers.
    We also have neighbours behind us that are very noisy on weekends at night time.

  7. Dear Moni,
    I came upon your site and I’ve read the people’s comments. I love the idea using something that does not send bad energy. We have moved into a new appartment for 6 month and it is lovely. However we have neighbours above us, they are noisy very early at morning, especially on sunday and I suspect them to do it intentionnaly. We also have neighbours in the next building, I suspect the woman gossiping about us. I’ve been avoiding using a bagua mirro for month, despite my husband insisting, but is getting worst. Can I use your sun mirror above our entrance, which is inside the building (is that a problem?), facing the main entrance?
    I thank you a lot for your advise and your site.
    Ami.

    • Ami, yes, you can use the sun cure above your entrance inside an apartment building. If you use a bagua mirror and one of your neighbors knows what it is, you will have made an instant enemy.

      • Dear Moni,
        Thank you a lot!
        I will proceed to the ordering of a sun cure. I assume it will as well work against the shar chi of a high building in the back of our building?
        I would like to ask you about the use of compass, which is bothering me since we moved, I do not know for sure if the directions I identified with a regular compass is ok or not, because I heard since we have a great amount of metal around us, it might not give the accurate direction. I saw you addressed the question of compass briefly on your site. Is this the right place to ask?
        Thank you a lot in advance!
        Ami.

        • Hi Ami,

          You only need to place one cure above the main entrance to the home, which is the “mouth of chi,” but the cure will work to offset all energetic problems and obstacles stemming from neighbors or features in neighboring buildings and roads.

          Ami, I do not use a compass other than to determine sun exposure and, in some cases, wind directions. Compass school Feng Shui is based on astrology and numerology rather than on the observation of spaces and how people interact with them. I do not recommend that you get involved with compass school Feng Shui. There are better ways to practice Feng Shui. You can learn how my school is different on this page: http://www.ninestepstofengshui.com/how-the-nine-steps-to-feng-shui-are-different-from-compass-schools/

          • Dear Moni,
            Thanks a lot. I got my sun cure and we just hung it above our front door. Yes I am thinking about the different approaches.
            I will have a closer look on your page.
            Thank you a lot,
            Best,
            Amélia.

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