an octagonal symbol composed of the eight trigrams, which represent the eight primal energies of the universe. A note: the spelling of the names of the trigrams differ depending on the system of transliteration used.
a feng shui road map
Also translated as Pa kua, the eight-sided symbol which is said to have been inspired centuries ago by the markings on a tortoise shell, that defines the directions and the various energies associated with them. The bagua is an indispensable tool in the Compass school of Feng Shui
An octagon that contains the 8 trigrams featuring all areas of life.
The bagua is a fundamental philosophical concept in ancient China. It is an octagonal diagram with one trigram on each side. The concept of bagua is applied not only to Chinese Taoist thought and the I Ching, but is also used in other domains of Chinese culture, such as fengshui, martial arts, navigation, and so on.