The laughing, stout or smiling bald man in robes with a large stomach, known as the Laughing Buddha makes for a beautiful decorative piece. But apart from enhancing one’s living space, it is very significant as it brings happiness and good fortune. As per a legend, rubbing his belly brings forth wealth and prosperity. The character of Laughing Buddha is based on a historical Chinese Buddhist monk who lived over 1,000 years. Due to this monk’s benevolent nature, he was regarded as an incarnation of the bodhisattva who will be Maitreya (the Future Buddha). Laughing Buddha is considered as one of the most prominent Feng Shui figures worldwide.
Different types of Laughing Buddha
There are various kinds of Buddha statues which symbolize different things.
Different poses of Laughing Buddha
Laughing Buddha statues are available in a wide variety of different poses which are as follows:
Where to place the Buddha statue?
Buddha statue should be placed according to the basic Feng Shui rules as it will give results only if its position is in accordance with Feng Shui principles.
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