You must have heard about feng shui statues; but never really gave it much of an attention, right? Well, you are not the only one. So now, let us see what is feng shui all about! According to ancient Chinese philosophy, your house is an extension of your physical form. Therefore, the structure, condition and decoration of your house can affect your overall well-being. Thus feng shui means that a series of certain changes in different areas of your house which can result in you receiving positive energy.
Feng shui statues are very easy to store, and each of them has its special way to benefit the owner. So why don’t you consider introducing feng shui statues in your house? Some popular feng shui statues which are highly effective when used indoors are:
#1. The Laughing Buddha:
Also known as Matriya or Happy Buddha, it is believed to enhance wealth and good luck. It brings happiness, prosperity and success. The figurines are available in different materials and different poses. However, the one with large ingots or pot of gold is considered the most ideal one. Avoid placing them on the floor, or anywhere in the bedroom, dining room or bathroom. The sitting room is good where it can be placed on a corner or side table directly facing the main door.
#2. The Dragon Turtle:
Representing long and prosperous life, it is believed to improve relationships with those around you. While the dragon attracts determination, courage and success, the turtle is a symbol of longevity. The baby turtle on its back is said to bring good luck for your descendants. For best results, go for a dragon turtle which sits on a pile of good luck coins or gold ingots. In your home, place the dragon turtle in the South-East (prosperity) corner, and make it face the door.
#3. Fu’ Lu’ Sou:
The most respected and revered of all feng shui statues, these are found in almost every Chinese house. Fu is the God of wealth and happiness, Lu is the God of power and affluence, and Sou is the God of health and longevity. Fu is placed in the center, with Lu to the right and Sou on the left. They must be placed in a platform which is higher than the table-length. A high sideboard is a great place from where these three Gods can look over the residents.
#4. The Money Frog:
Also known as Jin Chan, the three-legged money frog is believed to be the harbinger of prosperity. With a coin in its mouth, it is said to attract wealth and also protect it against bad luck. However this feng shui statue should not be placed facing the main door and should be kept away from your bedroom, dining room and bathroom.
In addition to all these, feng shui can also act as a very attractive household décor. There are other feng shui statues available as well. You can choose whatever you need, and try your luck!