In the Chinese culture, wearing gold jewelry is believed to bring lots of good luck. And when the item includes auspicious symbols in the design, then the luck is multiplied. Wear an auspicious symbol in gold to maximize your good fortune. These specially crafted gifts in gold make excellent presents of love and care.
Chinese coins have been a very desirable symbol that attract wealth in Feng Shui. The Chinese coin itself has an interesting design and depiction; because it is round, with a square-shaped hole in the center, it is said to be a representation of earth surrounded by heaven. It is for this reason that, when utilized by humans, they are an emblem of the harmony of the “Heaven-Earth-Man” or "Tien Di Ren" . The coin has two sides; The Yang side, which boasts the four Chinese signs of the emperor’s reign, and the Yin side, which features 2 ancient characters.
There are many ways to use the Chinese coins; one of these is to simply keep them in areas which will enhance your wealth luck, such as bookshelves, wallets, work portfolios or computer desks. While they are readily available, because they are often duplicated, they must still be used with caution; always place the Chinese coins with the Yang side up; this is for the reason that it has more auspicious Chinese figures on it than the Yin side, and so will reap more rewards.
Wealth bags symbolize unending good fortune, prosperity and success. By using a wealth bag, it's said that you are attracting wealth luck from all directions to you, while at the same time averting a monetary loss. People in the field of sales, business and speculative investments would love to hang one of these in the car or office.
This tradition started in ancient China, when the rich folk used wealth bags or wealth vases in their homes to augment their luck with riches. This is because the wealth bag is a symbol of endless good-fortune and wealth. In Asia, wealth bags are widely placed in homes or offices; in most shops, a wealth bag placed at the cashier counter is believed to multiply prosperity and fortune luck. One can also view wealth bags placed in the vicinity of Chinese Wealth Gods; this practice makes the bag even more powerful. Exhibiting this stimulant of prosperity luck on your desk or workplace signifies attracting wealth luck and good fortune to your life and to your business.
The Ru Yi, or the "sceptre of power", is one of the most influential fengs shui symbol of authority, guidance and command. In ancient China, the Ru Yi was used by almost everyone in the Imperial courts and offices, as well as government officials and Dynasty empresses. The Ruyi is a very useful tool to have when one is in search of greater authority or wishes to be promoted to a higher position in their career.
It can be used not only in business, but also in general life. It is a necessity for people such as CEOs, directors, managers or politicians, all of whom are seeking to climb further up on the ladder of their career. Placing it on a desk in a prominent position is believed to cause the Feng Shui Ru Yi to create a unique chi, which will have the ability to increase career luck, generate respect and recognition, and create a smooth flow in all business ventures embarked upon.
The Wu Lou, or Hulu, bottle gourd, or natural calabash is one of the most popular and powerful cures revered by Feng Shui Practitioners. Not only is it a trusted symbol of longevity & good health, it also brings prosperity and abundance of blessings.The authentic Wu Lou is a gourd fruit with the flesh inside carefully removed and then dried. In ancient times, the Wu Lou is used to store water or potions to keep travellers alive and thus was given the name of “giver of life” and subsequently became a symbol of good health. The Wu Lou is also believed to contain the elixir of health, vitality and immortality. In Chinese mythology, the Wu Lou is often used by Taoist monks and deities to suck and bottle up evil spirits into it, preventing them from doing harm. Hence the Wu Lou is a powerful Feng Shui cure to absorb negative chi of its surroundings. The shape of a Wu Lou is believed to be a representation of Heaven and Earth united in miniature. The top half of the gourd symbolizes heaven, and the bottom half is earth. The use of the gourd by humans signifies the union of earth, heaven and mankind.
The Fuk Luk Sau, meaning “Three Lucky Immortals / Star Gods”, are a very popular symbol to display in Asian homes or offices. They are also highly demanded by those in positions of high power, such as government officials or politicians, because the Fuk Luk Sau is believed to bring authority, success, fame and fortune.
These three star deities are strong icons of the most essential aspirations on which humankind depends; wealth, happiness and longevity. Each of these deities are often shown carrying with them different items with auspicious meanings. These three star gods together are a representation of inner harmony; it is said that if you prominently place the Fuk Luk Sau in a main room of your home, such as the living or dining room, they will bring unity to your family and endless good fortune to the residents of the house.
“Om Mani PadMe Hum” (derived from Sanskrit) is the most widely-known and popular mantra used in Buddhism. This six syllable phrase which can be transliterated to "Hail the Jewel in the Lotus" is an invocation mantra of the Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion who protects one from harm.
The Bodhisattva vowed to free all sentient beings from suffering and is said to appear anywhere to help all beings in danger and distress. Om Mani PadMe Hum is also referred to as "The Mantra of Universal Protection" or the "Six Character Great Bright Mantra".
If one were to uphold the recitation of this mantra, regardless of one's whereabouts, one will be protected by all the Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, as well as gods, dragon and others of the eightfold division. It is able to cut off one's ignorance and open up one's wisdom; subdue demons and heal illnesses; dispel calamities and lengthens life; bestows immeasurable blessings and wisdom, and gain profound tranquility. It can save and alleviate hundreds and thousands of suffering and difficulty.
Gold Ingot, a replica of the ancient Chinese gold ingot known as as Yuen Bao (元寶) in Chinese - symbol of wealth and fortune with the incorporation of auspicious coins to further reinforce its potency as a wealth enhancer.
Gold ingots were the ancient currency in Chinese between influential people, such as government officials and emperors. It is because of this that today, gold ingots have the Feng Shui symbolism of wealth and high status. They are designed in a special manner to best release wealth luck and good chi. In addition to being used alone, gold ingots are placed in large numbers in wealth vases or ships – the bigger the ingots are, the more effect they will have. In countries all over Asia, they are also placed at the altar, in the presence of prominent Wealth Gods such as The Three Immortals Fuk Luk Sau, Tua Peh Kong, and Chai Shen Yeh.
Gold has shaped and destroyed civilizations. Since ancient times, gold has been endowed with innate value due to qualities including its resistance to corrosion and tarnishing. It is often attributed supernatural properties by several religious practices and folkloric belief. Despite the variance in culture, religion, or race, gold has always been attributed to certain deities, and was conferred specific deistic properties as embodied by the metals themselves. Even now, there is still a certain superstitious belief that deifies Gold, an explanation why its value is not only inherently monetary, but something deeper in the human psyche.
Gold had a significant role in legend, symbolism and folklore. For example China, India and Greece have myths and legends about gold, the myths and legends have survived., they have been adapted to the general superstitions of today. Gold has always been associated with the eternal, the unending, incorruptible and embracing powers of the divine. The colour and lustre of gold continues to be associated with the sun and the sacred masculine.