This elegant keychain amulet is beautifully carved from sandalwood and etched with the head of a Dragon on one side and a serene image of the Goddess of Compassion Kuan Yin on the other. A rotating ball with auspicious characters in gold is skillfully attached to look as though it is a dragon ball. This item is further enhanced with decorative sandalwood beads, one of which is etched in gold with the Chinese character “Fo” for Buddha, bringing blessings of happiness, good health, and abundance into your life.
The Dragon, long revered for its supernatural powers and strength, is one of the most important and powerful symbols in Feng Shui. It represents the ultimate ‘Yang’ symbol, male vigor, courage, and bravery. In Chinese culture and Feng Shui, the dragon is the most auspicious and magnanimous, mightiest and most sacred of all creatures and to be treated with great respect. In ancient times, this legendary creature was the exclusive symbol of the imperial ruler of China. Through generations, it has become the ultimate symbol of power, protection, abundance, good luck, and honor.
The Dragon is said to create the precious cosmic Chi or known as the ‘Sheng Chi’ which brings good fortunes into our homes and workplaces, making it an all-rounder bringer of prosperity, good career luck, and success. It is a powerful cure and enhancer for business luck, bestows foresight and wisdom to the elderly, brings honor to the family, protects the wearer, and paves the way for more accolades in coming years.
Commonly known to the Chinese as Kuan Yin as the Goddess of Mercy (or Kwan Yin, Quan Yin, Guan Yin), she is the most popular of the deity on Chinese altars, trusted and loved by all Chinese people. Her name is short for Kuan Shi Yin. Kuan means to observe, watch, or monitor; Shi means the world; Yin means sounds, specifically sounds of those who suffer. Thus, Kuan Yin is a compassionate being who watches for, and responds to, the people in the world who cry out for help. Many Buddhist scriptures state that one can invoke Kuan Yin’s assistance by simply calling out her name, people feel that this bodhisattva is very approachable. “One Who Hears the Cries of the World”, She hears those who call upon her and helps them even to lead them to the peace and happiness of the Western Heaven. Kuan Yin is a savior with boundless compassion, a comforter of the sick, lost, senile, frightened, and unfortunate.
Sandalwood, with its delicate, soft woody scent, relaxes the muscles and has a generally soothing and uplifting influence. Its healing fragrance is popularly used to clear space of negative energy and stimulate the flow of good chi.
It is a handy auspicious amulet which not only serves as a feng shui keychain but can be attached to any item anywhere you like – your bag, luggage, suitcase, makeup case, wallet, purse, or simply tucked among your knick-knacks. Thus, besides being an elegant accessory, the Sandalwood Dragon Head Safety Protection Charm is a Feng Shui amulet with all the protection and blessings associated with the Dragon, Kuan Yin, and Buddha. Carry it with you at all times for peace of mind and prepare to welcome greater prosperity, improved health, and better luck into your life!