Sodolite Laughing Buddha:
16cm tall/13cm wide/10cm thick
The laughing Buddha:
One of the most popular cures in Feng Shui application is the Laughing Buddha, also known as Buddha of Happiness or Matreiya in Buddhism. This jolly deity is the supreme symbol of joy and wellbeing and vision of happiness. In fact he is used as an enhancer in attaining almost all areas of positive aspirations such as wealth, success, good health, abundance, career and children.
Legend has it that the Laughing Buddha is based on the life of a Buddhist monk who lived in the 10th century China. He was a bit too eccentric for a monk, but his loving ways and jovial countenance soon earned him many followers. He is considered a reincarnation of Gautama Buddha and is most welcome and loved everywhere he goes as he brings the energy of light heartedness, joy and laughter.
The most common Feng Shui use of the Laughing Buddha is to attract wealth and good luck. The symbol of Laughing Buddha is considered to bring auspicious energy, wealth and joyful blessings anywhere it is placed, so now you know why you can see at least one Laughing Buddha in Chinese establishments.
As a general rule however, the Laughing Buddha can be place anywhere except the bathroom and toilet. One of the best Feng Shui locations for a Laughing Buddha is in your living room where you can see it as you come home, creating good Feng Shui in your main entrance. Having the Laughing Buddha at home in the living area or in the office will dissolve unfavourable chi energy and at the same time to usher in the fortuitous life force which will give rise to profound bliss and immeasurable prosperity.
It has been said that the longest distance you will ever travel is the journey from your head to your heart. This is the gift of Sodalite! It clears up mental confusion and re-establishes your inner peace. Sodalite strengthens the power of mind over body and bridges the gap between your thoughts and your feelings. It eliminates fear and guilt better than any other stone! It also fosters knowledge, logic, rationality, efficiency, learning proficiency, consciousness, communication and wisdom. Sodalite is an excellent stone for use in groups, providing fellowship and solidarity, stimulating thought, healing breaches in communication, and providing a common goal and purpose. It helps you to get along with others and aids in group work - particularly for mediators and peace makers. It is good for healing rifts in partnerships and relationships, and helps bring an end to arguments or disagreements. In fact, it’s an excellent stone to enhance all communication skills! It allows only truth and honesty in communication. This stone helps you to unite the logical with the spiritual, and helps free you from old behavior patterns that no longer serve you. It can be a wonderful stone for creative types, balancing both sides of the mind, and allowing your mind to come up with the emotional expression of your ideas in physical forms. Physically it is beneficial for the glands, digestive system, relieving insomnia, and decreasing calcium deficiency. It can also be useful for quicker healing of head colds. Sodalite is associated with your Throat and Third Eye Chakras.
The use of this stone makes this amazing piece all the more special.