Everything you ought to know about empowering your Matrimonial Bed.
For most Chinese families, the ritual of preparing the matrimonial bed setting is thus considered an important wedding custom that shapes the future of the family and gives hope to the couple to bear more children.
It is important to seek professional help in picking a suitable date/time to set up the Matrimonial Bed. The auspicious date chosen is usually 1 or 2 weeks before the Chinese customary wedding.
The essence of date selection is to avoid choosing a wrong time to do it.
What you want is to usher in the good energies of the timing as you set up the Matrimonial Bed.
"A Good Start is Half an Abundance Gained"
Remember, date selection is always personalized to you and your spouse. A good date for you and your spouse may not be a good one for other couples, even though we may be talking about the same activity.
Getting a good quality night's sleep is one of the most IMPORTANT factors when it comes to maintaining a high level of vibration. Hence, it is important to seek professional help in picking the right supportive sector in the matrimonial room to place the bed.
This is preferably done by the groom’s parents or grandparents who can then pass their good luck and fertility to the couple. The rest of the family can also join in on the ceremony.
On the auspicious date/time, the 'good fortune' woman will:
* These lucky items may vary according to different dialects' customs and practices. Please make sure to seek guidance on this from the elders.
After the bed was set up, children are invited to jump and roll on the bed to bless the couple with fertility. The more children, the more fertile the couple will be.
During the entire ceremony, it is strongly advised for the 'good fortune' woman and those present to say positive words and phrases. Some examples are:
After the ceremony, no one should touch the bed until the couple has entered the bed chamber on their wedding day.
Remember to give red packets to the 'good fortune' woman and children for their help.
After the ceremony, no one should sit or lie on the Matrimonial Bed until the couple enters the room on their wedding night. Hence, it is best not to allow anyone to enter the bedroom at all.
Another more traditional custom includes prohibiting pregnant women, or person who has just lost their family members, from entering the room during the first month after the wedding.
It is also believed to be extremely unlucky to leave one side of the bed empty during the first four months after the wedding as it is considered to symbolize death for either half of the new couple.
Before the new bed is delivered, it’s the best time to start cleaning up, and supercharge your Matrimonial Bedroom!
Start mopping from the innermost of the room and progress gradually to the room door. Visualise you are guiding the negative energies out of the room.
Mop from the room door and progress gradually to the innermost of the room where you started. Visualize you are inviting good energies into the room.