According to the definition in Wikipedia Bamboos are known as a part of a grass family known as Poaceae. Encyclopedia Britnicca states that there are more than 115 genera of bamboo and approximately 1400 species around the world. You can find auspicious bamboo plants sold all over the net as a part of Feng Shui which is believed to bring good luck, prosperity, wealth and fortune. When you Google search for bamboo, you will learn that it has been existing for a long time and is a miracle plant.
Miracles of Bamboo
Scientifically bamboo has excellent properties and is known as a miracle plant because it is a renewable resource which can be grown easily and quickly. After every harvest, it will grow new shoots and due to that there is no need for additional planting or new cultivation. Apart from that bamboo is great at absorbing carbon dioxide. Bamboo does not easily rot and warp and is also a natural UV resistant.
According to some research, bamboo plants produce 35% more oxygen compared to other trees. This translates to carbon footprint reduction and helps fight greenhouse gasses that contribute to global warming.
There is a trivia that is still floating stating that the bamboo is the only plant that is able to survive radiation and it is proven in Japan after the Hiroshama atomic bombings. Apart from that bamboo is planted in five regions of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and Oceania. Thomas Alva Edison also used bamboo as one the first material for the light bulb models because of its electrical conductivity.
Bamboo is here to help save our planet and people’s lives because it is environmentally friendly, tree-free, toxic-free, plastic-free, highly absorbent, biodegradable, super soft and strong. Let us look at the view of Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui on bamboo.
Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui of Bamboo
According to Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui, bamboo is a lucky, auspicious and wonderful plant and brings good luck, happiness, joy, wealth, fortune and money. The hollow structure of bamboo creates positive vibes and helps in the movement of positive energy. It has its own miraculous vitality, dynamic flexibility and growth strengths and is believed to harmonize the five elements. They also symbolize longevity because it has the prospect to grow all year round.
In a way, the Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui is very positive on having bamboo because it is a well known fact that bamboo plants are considered effective in bringing positivity, happiness, joy, wealth and prosperity in life.