This pair of Chi Lin is depicted sitting on a bed of wealth like coins and gold ingots to represent them guarding your fortune. Owning this very lucky symbol of fortune will bring you tremendous prosperity and success, good income luck, and windfall luck.
What the Chi Lin symbolizes and its Application in Symbolism Feng Shui
The Chi Lin, also known as Kei Loon, is the Chinese Unicorn, a legendary creature with the head of a dragon, scales of carp upon the body of a horse, and a tail consisting of little curls. It is sometimes called the dragon horse, a mythical creature that has a lot of legends and stories associated with it.
One legend has it that they were originally guardians of the gates of heaven. Chi Lin is also being associated with the Hou Tu square, a symbol of numbers used in advanced Feng Shui analysis.
The Chi Lin’s presence is said to attract the powerful cosmic breath of the dragon, which promises good omens, wealth, success, longevity, wisdom, compassion, and distinguished children. The magnificent Chi Lin is believed to have great protective abilities. It is also believed that if you look into the eyes of the Chi Lin it will bring you happiness and good fortune.
Here is how you can use Chi Lins to feng shui your way to a better life:
1. To boost your success luck in the work area, display the Red Eyed Chi Lins Sitting on Treasures in the South or on your work desk, in your home or office. Do not place the Chi Lin facing towards you. Displaying the Red Eyed Chi Lin Sitting on Treasures at the workplace represents good fortune in promotions for those wanting advancements in their career. It is especially potent for those in the military, civil service, or politics. The South sector governs Career luck based on Pakua’s Life Aspirations Theory.
2. Place the Red Eyed Chi Lin Sitting on Treasures at the front door facing outwards. The Chi Lin is the sentinel that neutralizes any harmful elements and wards off people with bad intentions from entering the home. It will bring blessing to your home or your office. Chi Lin can also symbolize lots of offspring to your family.
3. In Flying Star Feng Shui, the Red Eyed Chi Lins Sitting on Treasures (being the metal element), is used to ward off the evil influences of the #5 yellow star and #2 black star. The #2 black star is also known as the ‘Sickness Star’ which brings illnesses and ailments to occupants while the #5 yellow star is the ‘Disaster Star’ that instigates fights, accidents, and disputes. Placing the Chi Lins in the affected sectors will dilute these adverse energies.