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Internationally renowned Vaastu, Feng Shui and Nameology Expert Dr.Rupa Batra explains how placing a Lucky Bamboo plant can turn things around in your life. Read benefits of this Feng Shui wonder, as elucidated by Dr.Rupa Batra.
Dracaena braunii, Ribbon Dracaena, Belgian Evergreen and sometimes called Ribbon Plant, all these are commonly called Lucky Bamboo, which is used significantly in the practice of Feng Shui (it is believed to use the laws of both Heaven and Earth to help one improve life by receiving positive energy in a room). It also brings along natural elements of water, fire, earth, wood and metal into balance within the environment. The number of stalks on the Lucky Bamboo plant has different meanings, significance and benefits.
The quantity of stalks, as per tradition, determines the kinds of energy the plant is said to emit into one's home and life. "The more stalks in the planter, the greater the blessing of good fortune and luck."
Two (2) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - signifies expression of love. This number of stalks is also said to double your luck. All matters pertaining to your home and love life are said to improve as a result of the positive and harmonizing energy.
Three (3) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - is said to be one of the most favorite number combinations to have in your home. It brings three kinds of luck to you: Happiness (Fu), Long Life (Soh) and Wealth (Lu).
Four (4) stalks of Lucky Bamboos - the word four in Chinese language sounds very similar to the word used for death. The number four is said to draw sha (negative) energy and people of the Chinese culture, will never give a four stalked bamboo plant as a gift or possess one in their homes. It is very impolite to give a 4 stalked bamboo as a gift to anyone in China and would be interpreted that you're giving the recipient a death wish.
Five (5) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - represents wealth. This is a wonderful gift to give to someone who desires growth in business or wishes to prosper in life. Those suffering from a difficult financial situation can improve the energy at home with a five stalked Lucky Bamboo plant.
Six (6) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - symbolizes "Luck". It is said to bring prosperity, favorable conditions and assists one to achieve greater wealth.
Seven (7) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - symbolizes wealth, happiness and Good health. Family life can be improved greatly with this seven stalked bamboo plant.
Eight (8) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - means to grow and thrive. To discover and grow on your inner journey or to realize your strengths, this is a great motivator and luck enhancer.
Nine (9) stalks of Lucky Bamboos - is a symbol of good fortune. Things take a positive turn when you place a nine stalked bamboo plant in your home.
Ten (10) stalks of Lucky Bamboo - represents completion and perfection. When you want your dreams to come true and have goals to achieve, this is of great help.
Twenty-one (21) stalks of Lucky Bamboo – the twenty one stalked lucky bamboo plant signifies abundance and blessings. Your home is blessed with a harmonious atmosphere and there is no dearth felt for things you would like to acquire, when this lucky bamboo is placed.