The effect of the imbalance of the 5 elements on the human body is easily felt but the effect of any imbalance in a building is experienced in the form of certain disturbances for the occupants which may be physical, mental, financial etc.
- Imbalance of Earth: This can take place in various ways.
- a depression in the south west
- south-west corner cut off
- owner of the house living in some other part of the house etc
Earth is represented by the south –west corner of a building. It should be the heaviest and highest part of a house, and should be occupied only by the owner of the house or the boss in an office.
- Imbalance of Water:
- North-east being raised
- having a fire source in north-east
- north-east being cut off
- having a toilet in the north- east
Water is represented by the North-East corner of a building. It should be the lowest, cleanest and most uncluttered part of the building. It is most ideal for a prayer area. An imbalance in this area leads to financial and mental problems.
- Imbalance of Fire:
- depression in the south east
- water resources in south east
Fire is represented by the South –East of a building. This zone is best for a kitchen in a house or electrical boards, airconditioning plants etc.
Fire is the element for vision and fame. Any imbalance leads to conflicts and litigation.
- Imbalance of Air:
- depression in north-west
- water in the north-west
Air is represented by the North-west. It is the element for feelings. Imbalance in the North-West blocks goodwill of people towards the occupants of the building or towards goods and services in an office or commercial establishment. Imbalance in the North- West also increases expenditure.
- Imbalance of Space:
- water source in center of the building
- heavy storage in center of building
Space is represented by the Center of a building. This element is for internal strength. Imbalance in the center causes inner strength to be lost and also a drain in finances.