Elephant is a popular symbol in China, India and African countries and is used widely on handicraft items, showpieces, bed sheets, wooden doors, buildings etc.
Elephant represents qualities like:
In buddhism, the elephant is one amongst the 8 holy animals.
In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha the God of fortune and prosperity & remover of obstacles has a head of an elephant.
Feng Shui Elephants
The Elephant is considered as a very important Feng Shui remedy for different purposes.
In Feng Shui elephants are considered to be very powerful wish granters.
Elephants are a symbol of great power, protection, good luck, wisdom in the form of a big head, longevity & prosperity. Elephants emanate good positive chi energy around it.
Trunk up Elephant / Trunk Down Elephant
A trunk up elephant symbolizes victory, success, triumph and prosperity. When the elephant’s trunk is down it represents longevity, fertility, kindness & wish fulfillment. Trunk down can store and accumulate energy.
Use a Trunk up Elephant for attracting Good Luck.
As per feng shui, a Trunk Down Elephant attracts good luck and provides fertility cure.
Elephant for Fertility
The mother of Lord Buddha had dreamt about a white elephant just before his birth. Therefore it is an icon, good luck symbol & auspicious omen for fertility & good birth. It is an ideal gift for couples who are trying to conceive. Placing a trunk down elephant in the West sector of your home can bring the charm of descendant luck.
It is more advisable to keep a set of seven elephants for fertility cure. The number 7 represents children in Feng Shui so a set of 7 elephants is a good luck omen for people trying to conceive. Ideal placement of this lucky charm is in the bedroom.
Place a pair of elephants in bedroom to attract Love Luck and Romance.
For more information on Feng Shui elephant placement tips and things to avoid, please read Part – 2 of this article by clicking the link below: