The laughing Buddha statue used in feng shui applications is not really the Buddha as people used to call but it is believed that the character is a well-known monk from the Liang Dynasty with the proper name for this statue is Hotei. This happy monk is a symbol of good luck and fortune which is used as an auspicious symbol in feng shui. Whether the laughing buddha is a monk or the future buddha is available in many poses that also include various symbols for specific luck and fortune. With all the variety of poses one can select the right statue to use in need of an auspicious good luck. This statue also make an excellent gift for those you wish auspicious luck and also believed that it should not be placed on the floor, or in a kitchen or bathroom.
Significance Of The Laughing Buddha
The laughing buddha shown with beads hanging from his neck are often referred as the “pearls of wisdom”. Many like to keep this type of laughing Buddha with the beads close by the place they normally meditate. Many statues show the laughing Buddha surrounded by children with the most common number of children being five which symbolizes the blessing in all areas of life and enhances positive energy in the home or work place. A common attribute is the cloth bag with there are different opinions about what the bag he carries represent. Many believe that it symbolizes the wealth one will receive while some believe that the laughing buddha removes your negativities from you by making sure the person stay happy and carefree. If wealth and prosperity is your goal then you should purchase a laughing Buddha statue with gold nuggets. Some statues include a pot of gold, others a bag filled with gold nuggets. Also a laughing Buddha with a wealth ball would be a good choice which is meant to attract prosperity.
For good luck and abundance of wealth and health of all kinds of prosperity including good fortune and great abundance it would be wise to choose a laughing buddha statue where he is seen holding a bowl.The bowl symbolizes receiving good fortune where the owner of this statue shows that he or she is open and ready to receive all good things. For spiritual insight and understanding some statues show the laughing buddha holding a fan which is called an Oogi. This fan represents that the owner seeks inner peace and spiritual wisdom.There are claims that the fan represents the waving away of all negative energy and any troubles or concerns a person might have where this is the “don’t worry, be happy” kind of fan.
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