The Compass school uses the Eight Trigrams of the I Ching, the eight-sided pa kua symbol, and the lo shu magic square (used to divide up the house or office into nine sectors). These tools are used to diagnose the feng shui quality of locations and the ch’i flow coming from different directions.
- Originated in China over 3,000 years ago, with the first definite text mention in 220BCE (Before Christian Era).
- Based on a scientific, formulaic approach to feng shui which is thousands of years old.
Refers to the Eight Trigrams as the pa kua.
- Career sector of the Eight Trigrams is always oriented to magnetic North.