This is a very auspicious and stunning design of a Laughing Buddha sitting on a Dragon Tortoise holding a giant gold ingot and with a Ru Yi tied with a Wu Lou & goodie bag slung across his shoulder. The Dragon Tortoise is seen resting on a bed of auspicious coins and gold ingots – all powerful symbols of good fortune.
What the Laughing Buddha symbolizes and how to use this symbol to enhance your Feng Shui:
Laughing Buddha is also known as Buddha of Happiness or Matreiya in Buddhism. Legend has it that nothing would make this Buddha happier to see people’s problems, worries and sadness transform into happiness. It is said that his inner smile is so strong that it radiates throughout his entire face. He brings happiness wherever he goes. The Laughing Buddha is a well-known symbol of wealth, happiness, innocent, and contended joy; just looking at his jolly face will cheer you up. It is believed by rubbing his belly, which is said to contain much wealth, will bring good luck and prosperity to all in the home, and the bigger his round tummy, the more auspicious the image. This wonderfully jolly deity is one of the most beloved Buddha images he can be seen in almost every Chinese household and restaurant throughout the world. The Laughing Buddha is also known as the Buddha of Wealth, usually depicted carrying wealth symbols such as pots of gold, large ingots, and a sack believed to contain treasures. He sometimes carries a “Wu Lou” (gourd), a symbol of good health and longevity.
The Laughing Buddha can practically be placed in any part of the home or office except in the toilet areas and kitchen. Here is how you can use the Laughing Buddha to Feng Shui your way to a better life.
1. A good place to put the Laughing Buddha on Dragon Tortoise is in the living room, preferably facing the front door to harness good fortune while staving off bad luck, to bring in harmony and take away quarrellings, to absorb negative Ch’i and emanate auspicious energies.
2. The Laughing Buddha on Dragon Tortoise may also be placed on the study desk to take away pressure and stress, as well as to assist the student towards fulfilling academic goals.
3. Place the Laughing Buddha on Dragon Tortoise in your office table or reception area of your shop to bring wealth luck and harmony as well as to prevent backstabbing.
4. The Laughing Buddha on Dragon Tortoise is an excellent antidote for Three Killings which brings sickness, financial loss, and accidents.
What the Dragon Tortoise symbolizes and how to use this symbol to enhance your Feng Shui:
The Dragon Tortoise is a celestial creature said to be a hybrid of the celestial dragon with the sturdy and steadfast tortoise and is displayed by many Feng Shui practitioners to bring great fortune to their homes or workplaces.
The dragon-headed tortoise is a powerful symbol attracting support, wealth, and good luck. Dragon tortoise is for stunning career luck; it symbolizes the combination of the dragon’s courage, determination, and success, and the tortoise’s longevity of tenure, ensuring a long and successful career. It is a must-have if you are in the business or in a cutthroat corporate environment.
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