Buddha sitting on a large gold nugget and ready to give a smaller gold nugget is a symbol of good luck.
Feng Shui suggests several figurines which could fill a house with prosperity and positive energy. ‘laughing Buddha’, which makes everyone energetic and happy, is one of the most popular among them.
In offices and business establishments, laughing Buddha has to face the person concerned to make plans come true.
Families believe that laughing Buddha will remove all causes of grief and usher in wealth. In offices and business establishments, the image is thought to ward off threats from competitors as well as reduce work pressure.
Another belief is that wealth will accrue to the person who places laughing Buddha on the Northern side.