This is one of the most auspicious and powerful health enhancers in Feng Shui. Cleverly crafted in polyresin material, the God of Longevity is seen resting in a peach, accompanied by a crane. These are the best and most popular icons of good health, longevity, and immortality in Chinese culture.
The God of Longevity or Sau is probably the most popular deity out of the three-star Gods Fuk Luk Sau. He represents good health, longevity, and quality, and smooth life. He is depicted carrying the Peach of Immortality, itself an auspicious symbol for long life and excellent health. The God of Longevity is also seen carrying a Dragon staff with a Wu Lou. The Wu Lou is believed to be filled with the nectar of immortality.
Carried by ‘Sau’ of one of the three Star Deities Fuk Luk Sau that represents longevity and said in Chinese mythology that the Goddess of the West ‘Hsieh Hwang Mu’ has a garden of peach trees in heaven that bloom and bear fruits once in every two thousand years, the Peach has long been regarded as a traditional symbol for good health, longevity, and immortality. Legend has it that the Eight Immortals will be invited by the Goddess of the West for a feast when her trees bear fruits, which is how they attained immortality. The most famous folk tale related to the peaches would probably be Journey to the West, where the Monkey God stole and ate the peaches of immortality from the garden of the Goddess of the West and attained immortality.
The Bird of Immortality, the Crane is a very popular symbol that heralds longevity, marital harmony, and wisdom and is believed to live a thousand years. The crane is the most favored of all bird symbols of good fortune next to the phoenix.
Place the God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality on an elevated height preferably facing directly to the main door of the room, with a solid wall behind him. If that is not possible, you can place it diagonally but still facing the main door. The God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality will create good Feng Shui chi that bestows upon the family with good health luck. You do not have to pray to this deity.
Here is how you can use the God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality to Feng Shui your way to a better life:
1. Display the God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality in your living room, dining room, or family room to bring in lots of longevity energies into your home.
2. Display the God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality in the East sector of your home for excellent health luck, ensuring you live a ripe old age. The East sector governs Health luck based on the Pakua Aspirations Trigram.
The God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality makes an excellent birthday gift for your grandparents.
Do not place the God of Longevity in Peach of Immortality in the bedroom or on the floor.