Why laughing Buddha taken as a symbol of happiness

Why laughing Buddha taken as a symbol of happiness

THE HANS INDIA |   Jan 06,2018 , 01:06 AM IST

Why laughing Buddha taken as a symbol of happiness
Why laughing Buddha taken as a symbol of happiness

Do you know why laughing Buddha consider as a symbol of happiness? mostly We can see laughing Buddha statues at business bases, hotels, shopping malls , first thing is attracts at glance. Laughing Buddha status is most popular Buddhist status in world. They are used in offices, hotels, shops, museum, this status has made with wood, metal  ,stone and painted with colours and lines .

laughing Buddha statues generally know as chiness statue .the laughing Buddha fengshui is based on the story of a buddist monk who lived in the 10th century china .he had a loving heart,but was a native of fenghua and his buddist name was qieci. He is consider a reincarnation of gauthama Buddha and became a popular due to his light heartedness and joy.     

These statues are also called the Happy Buddha,  often drawing  with gold ingots,  a sack of treasures or surrounded by children. He is often seen carrying a cloth (that which never empties) which is filled with many precious items, including rice plants (indicating wealth), candy of children, food, or the woes of the world.

 The symbol of Laughing Buddha is considered to bring auspicious energy, wealth, and joyful blessings anywhere it is placed. But one of the best fengshui locations for a Laughing Buddha is close to the front door so that you can see it as you come home. It is not a good idea to display your Buddha in the bathroom or the master bedroom.

 Since Laughing Buddha is considered to be a Benefactor of children, you can use in your children’s room or in the study room. To give him proper respect, avoid placing it on the floor. A Laughing Buddha statue of at least 2-3 feet is considered ideal for your home. This way, you would actually be able to rub the Buddha belly for luck.

By Banothu Srikanth 



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