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Feng Shui Tips for the Dining Area

Invite prosperity into your home with these 12 lucky fruits


We're used to seeing different fruits arranged on the table during New Year's Eve. Some believe that doing so can help channel luck and abundance into the home. There are also other homeowners who work on the different areas of the home to invite success.

Philippine Feng Shui expert, Master Hanz Cua suggests having 12 different kinds of fruits on the table to symbolize each month of the year. If you also believe in Feng Shui, here are fruits and tips to keep in mind:

Make sure you have these fruits on your table:


This fruit is thought to be the one fruit that you should always have in your basket. The Hokkien word for pineapply is ông-lâi: which means “fortune comes."


The fruit represents gold in Chinese tradition. The round shape stands for money.


The Chinese word for apple is ping -- which means harmony.


Grapes may be small but they represent luxury as they were eaten by kings and royalty.


Bananas come in clusters which symbolize unity. Its yellow color stands for happiness.

Ripe Mangoes

The sweetness of ripe mangoes signify the sweetness among family members.


The fragrance and essence of this fruit is know to remove negative vibes.


The color of its exterior signifies prosperity while its numerous seeds mean abundance.


Same with orange, this fruit symoblizes gold.


This fruit's round and red body stands for happiness and good fortune.


The color green and purple symbolize prosperity.


The bright red or pink pulp of this juicy fruit signifies good health.

You may visit Master Hanz at Level 1 EDSA Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City. Get in touch with him at: 0922.829.0382. Visit

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