Oro, plata, mata!: Filipino building beliefs

 
9789718140031: Oro, plata, mata!: Filipino building beliefs
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This book is not about feng shui. This is a collection of traditional, idigenous Filipino beliefs about construction. It guides the reader on the choice of a lot...gives some tips on planning...goes through the preparation of building materials...offers advice on when is the most propitious time to break ground...lists some suggestions about landscaping...and fianlly, discusses the many beliefs about moving in to the new house...all in the Philippine setting. It also talks about why they maintain a salt-free diet. It describes the many interesting rituals practiced all over the archipelago for good luck and good fortune.

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