“Art stays with you for a lifetime and each piece marks a place and a memory. “Says, Todd Nickey Kehoe.”Start collecting when you are young – it doesn’t have to cost a fortune, it just has to speak to you.”
Well, who doesn’t like decorating their homes with ethnic handicraft items one which is bound to bring good luck to home? We, as Indians, believe in the power of good luck, superstitions etc. Though the world has westernized, we believe in having an invigorating atmosphere around us. The home is imbibed with the positive vibes, flushing out the evil from the house. Like the entire house is lit with the scintillating effect of the positive magic that is created. They are just not elements of designs or intricate art form but some miniature things that can leave you surprised over its worthiness and colorful texture.
So here are some decorative items one must have to surround yourself with a sanguine effect in your homes!!!
Laughing Buddha is the Buddha of abundance and wealth. He is also known as the “Buddha of Wealth.”It is believed he will bring wealth and prosperity to a home or business. You should place the Laughing Buddha in your living room. It is preferably placed in a way that it faces the door. The main intent of the Laughing Buddha is that it is a constant reminder to smile, to stay happy and to enjoy your life. This positive attitude will bring you, even more, the blessing of prosperity.
Sphatik Shree Yantra is said to have healing power and has the power to heal mind, body, and soul. Shree meaning wealth and yantra-means instrument. The instrument for wealth, the Shree yantra brings about actual and spiritual wealth. Shree yantra has exotic powers to fulfill all our endures and change our life into a better one. It is definitely the answer to all the problems and negativity in our life. Shree yantra is highly sensitive and has magnificent magnetic powers in it.
The elephant is a symbol of strength, power, stability and wisdom. Elephant statues are popular worldwide. It is a common superstition that an elephant carving or an elephant picture should always face the door if you want to bring good luck into the house. Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher claimed that the elephant surpassed all other animals in wisdom. Elephants are capable of showing great compassions and expressing grief.
Confucius says,”Man who has a parrot lives a colorful and rewarding life.” According to Feng Shui, parrots symbolize positive energy. These birds are considered as bearers of good luck and it is also said that the feathers of parrots possess different colors that represent the five elements of Feng Shui – water, wood, fire, earth/soil and metal.
In the Hindu Mythology, Lord Shiva and Parvati had Ganesha, the God of Wisdom who is represented by the Swastika. The two lines on each side represent his wives- Riddhi and Siddhi. Riddhi: Method and intelligence Shubh: Auspiciousness Siddhi: Spiritual power and perfection and Labh: Profit. It should be understood that Ganesha and Riddhi lead to Shubh i.e. Wisdom and Knowledge will lead to Auspiciousness. Ganesha and Siddhi i.e. wisdom and spiritual power lead to profit. This is because, for use of any knowledge or spiritual power, wisdom is needed. Otherwise, destruction is imminent.
As Tortoise is gifted with long life, therefore, in Vastu Shastra and in Feng Shui it gives long life. As in Puranas, Lord Vishnu took the form of a tortoise to uphold the earth and its beings during the Sagar Manthan; Lord Vishnu’s tortoise is the second avatar and is called kurma avatar. If you are wishing to place a tortoise in your living room; then it is the best option as it will help you to increase your family harmony.
So get rid of the evil and light up your house with these positive and vibrant tips. “Home is where the heart is”- Pliny the elder.
No matter where you go, to the moon, or to the most beautiful place in the world, the home will be the place where you ultimately want to be because you share a common bond. So brighten up your little space with all the positive energies!!!