Green Aventurine Handmade Carving of Hotei, the Laughing Buddha
Dimensions: 6 inches height
Weight: 600 gms
Laughing Buddha hand carving in natural Australian Aventurine stone with a brilliant smile.
Gautam Buddha (or the Enlightened One) is the primary figure in Buddhism. He is believed by Buddhists to be an enlightened teacher who attained full Buddhahood and shared his insights to help sentient beings end rebirth and suffering. Laughing Buddha, is believed to bring good luck, contentment and abundance in one's life. It depicts plenitude of whatever one wishes for – be it wealth, happiness or satisfaction. Usually depicted as a stout, laughing bald man with an overtly exposed pot-belly stomach, laughing Buddha or celestial Buddha is better known as Hotei or Pu-Tai. It is said that his appearance comes from a Buddhist Zen monk who lived over 1000 years ago. His protruding stomach and jolly smile earned him this name. Though, a symbol from Feng Shui, however, laughing Buddha holds a lot of significance in our lives. Most of us strongly believe that keeping it in a particular direction fulfils distinct desires. The sitting posture of Laughing Buddha is considered to be that of love, and it symbolizes balance of thoughts and tranquillity.
Green Aventurine comforts, harmonizes, protects the heart, and can help attract love later in life. It is one of the premier stones to attract luck, abundance and success. Green Aventurine has a particularly soothing energy behind it, and is recommended for working through unresolved emotional issues. Green Aventurine is an all-around healing stone with benefits for the lungs, liver, sinuses, and heart. It helps loosen and release negativity and energy blockages, including disease. Some wear or carry Green Aventurine to increase intelligence, perception and creativity.