Feng Shui Lucky Objects and Enhancers Feng Shui uses a number of lucky objects / items, also called feng shui enhancers so as to benefit most from their good vibrations. These lucky objects are actually symbols of good fortune, good health and positive aspirations. They should be displayed prominently so that their symbolism influences and impresses your mind. These impressions will generate positive thoughts in you that can help you attain your goals and fulfil your wishes.
Different objects are used for specific purposes and goals. It is important to use these objects in the right spot or place so that they give good results. The right spot is decided on the basis of the type and purpose of the object. A brief description of these lucky objects or enhancements is given below.
DRAGON The Dragon is one of the four celestial animals and is an important and powerful symbols in Feng Shui. It symbolizes authority. Its model / picture should be placed in the east part of an office to symbolize the authority and power of the boss or the owner. It is said to create the cosmic Chi which brings good fortunes into homes and workplaces. It should not appear to be moving towards the door or a window. It should not be placed in the bedroom.
PHOENIX The phoenix is a symbol of revival or rebirth. It is a celestial animal and symbolizes wish fulfilment. It is placed in the front part or south corner of the house and should not appear to be flying towards the door.
FORTUNE FROG Fortune Frog is a three-legged toad that holds a coin in its mouth and has strings of coins around its feet. It should be placed facing the door to catch the money of passers-by. In a retail showroom, or shop it should face the direction of the door.
LAUGHING BUDHA Laughing Budha is a symbol of prosperity, joy and family happiness. It is also known as the Budha of Wealth and Budha of Happiness. It is often depicted carrying wealth symbols such as pots of gold and a sack containing treasures. It should be placed in the living room and face the main door. It is believed that rubbing his belly will bring good luck and prosperity to all members of the household. The bigger his round tummy, the more auspicious the image is. FUK LUK SAU Fuk Luk Sau are deities representing happiness, wealth and longevity. They radiate limitless inner harmony and warmth. It is believed that placing the Fuk Luk Sau prominently in the dining or living room brings harmony and continuous good fortune for the dwellers of the house. MANDARIN DUCKS A pair of Mandarin Ducks symbolize happiness in love, romance, affection, sincerity and togetherness. Mandarin ducks live in pairs. So, Mandarin Ducks is a powerful cure to attract or enhance love and relationships. For singles, a pair of Mandarin Ducks will enhance chances of finding love partners and bring marriage opportunities.
NATURAL QUARTZ CRYSTAL A quartz crystal ball can scatter its good energy throughout a room and can neutralize negative chi. It must be placed or hung where there is natural sunlight or artificial light so that it can give its full benefit.
WEALTH SHIP The wealth ship is a very popular Feng Shui enhancers. It is used in homes and business premises. This The ship laden with treasures such as gold ingots, auspicious coins etc. and pointing it inwards helps to increase wealth and cash. It should never point outward or your wealth will begin to decrease.
TIGER Tigers symbolize bravery and strength. They can be placed in an office. The tiger should not appear to be in an attacking posture. Its mouth should be shut. Pi YAO The Pi Yao is a mystical creature in feng shui. It is considered to be very powerful and auspicious. It is said to be a voracious eater with infinite appetite. It is interesting to see that the Pi Yao does not have an anus which implies that things only go in but never come out. It is therefore a favourite item for businessmen. The figures of Pi Yau are often seen in banks, finance companies, casinos etc. The Pi Yao brings wealth, attracts good luck and wards off evil. HORSE The horse symbolizes power, energy and movement. A horse painting or statue can be placed on or near the table of the boss to suggest him as a powerful and dynamic man. The image or statue should not be appear to be moving towards the door or a window.
ELEPHANT Elephants symbolize protection. Their trunks must be turned upward as if trumpeting. They can be placed at the entrance (inside the door ) but should not directly face the door.
TURTLE This symbolizes longevity, good health, strength and perpetuity. They should be placed where you do not want much change.
CLOCK Clock is placed usually in a house / place where there is a lot of activity. The movement of the clocks hands or its pendulum stimulates the chi and makes it circulate in the other parts of the house. Clock should be placed on the left wall or on the front wall of the room. It must not face the main door. Clocks should be round, oval, hexagonal and octagonal in shape.
WIND CHIMES Wind chimes are also called magic bells. They are a powerful and effective enhancer. They correct Feng Shui defects. It is said that wind chimes transform bad and harmful chi that enters your homes or offices into ‘sheng chi.’ The correct numbers of rods of a windchime should be 5, 6 or 8. Use 6 or 8 rods if you want to attract good luck in your lives.
GOLDEN INGOTS Imitation golden ingots of brass or other metal are considered to be the symbols of prosperity. They are placed in a bowl on a table in the living room or office desk.
PAGODA The pagoda is a temple that symbolizes knowledge, peace and wisdom. It is believed to possess the power to tame unruly minds. It is a very useful Feng Shui enhancer and cure. It brings luck, fame and progress in career. It also wards off bad chi energy. KUAN KONG Kuan Kong (Kuan Kung) is also called Guan Gong, Kwan Kong, or Kong Chang. He was a fampus ancient Chinese general. He is regarded as the epitome of moral qualities and righteousness. He is also regarded as the god of wealth as also the protector of politicians and business tycoons.
WU LOU Wu Lou (Wuloo) is a symbol of longevity, good health, prosperity and divine blessings. It is a good feng shui enhancer and cure. It absorbs negative chi and wards off evils. The real Wu Lou is made of the gourd fruit. Its inside flesh removed and then it is dried.
CHI LIN Chi Lin is a legendary creature with head of a dragon, scales of carp upon the body of a horse, and a tail consisting of little curls. It is also called the dragon horse with several myths and legends associated with it. Its presence is said to attract good fortune, wealth, success, longevity, wisdom and good children.
WATER FEATURE : AQUARIUM | FOUNTAIN | WATERFALL An aquarium is considered lucky and can bring prosperity into the house. Fish are said to absorb negative energy chi. The aquarium is usually placed in the living room towards or along the left wall.
Color and number of fish in an aquarium must be considered. Usually black, gold, or silver colored fish are good. Red is avoided as it indicates conflicts. The number of fish in the aquarium is also important. To enhance prosperity and wealth, there should be 1, 6, 8, or 9 fish.
AROWANA FISH Arowana Fishes are also called Dragon Fish. Fish symbolize wealth and abundance in Feng Shui. The arowana fish is considered as emperor fish in feng shui because it enhances authority and wealth.
FU DOGS Fu dogs are also called foo dogs or temple lions. They are door gods and are said to guard against evil spirits and harmful people from entering the house. They provide provide a strong protection. The Fu Dogs also nourish the good Chi that enters the home or business premises and thus bring in good luck. They are usually placed in front of the main door.