Ru Yi with Fortune Bat and Pi Xie
Color: 24K Gold Plated
Dimension(in): 5.6x2.0x1.5 in
Made with 24K
gold plated strong brass, this Good Harvest Ru Yi has one
fortune bat and three Pi Xie's clinging onto it.
The fortune bat invites wealth while the Pi Xie's help to
overcome obstacles. Underneath the Ru Yi is a bed of gold
coins to signify wealth and abundance. This Ru Yi empowers
one with authority over wealth increment. That means one will
have complete control over his or her own wealth accumulation
rather than hoping for nature to take its role. For businessman
and sales personnel, this Ru Yi will help one overcome obstacles
as well as win over rivals and become authority in a field
that has many competitors.
What Ru Yi symbolizes and how to place this object?
Originally, the Ru Yi was a short sword
made from iron and used by ancients for self defence and for purposes
of gesticulation. Later it evoluted to become a present to signify
good wishes to the recipient. Some claimed it was used as a pointer
of directions and others said it guards against anything unexpected.
The shape was derived from lotus and some even claimed it was
derived from ling tzi, a special curative fungus that cures a
thousand diseases. The head of the Ru Yi is also a strong resemblance
of a bat which brings fortune and good luck. Ru Yi symbolizes
authority and power in the imperial courts and royal assemblies.
The Ru Yi was later being regarded as the sceptre for Imperial
courts and offices, which was used by high ranking government
officials including empresses. Ru Yi has auspicious meanings:
smoothness in endeavours and enhanced luck in undertakings. Ru
Yi is also a potent symbol carried by the Tua Peh Kong, Laughing
Buddha and one of the Fuk Luk Sau (3 Star Gods) and many other
deities for blessings. The symbol is most suitably used to bring
our career to greater heights and raise the bar for authority.
The item can be displayed to ensure we get enough control over
subordinates at work, increase our influential power and also
if we have rebellious children. The Ru Yi can also protect you
from evil, harmful people and misfortune.
Each Ru Yi normally has a head at one end. Sometimes there are
two heads, one bigger than the other. The smaller head should
be positioned facing the inside of the house or space while the
larger head points outward. This is the correct placement of a
On the other hand, the Pi Yao is the most popular symbol used
by Feng Shui enthusiasts as recommended by the masters. The Pi
Yao is the ninth son of the Heavenly Dragon and has different
names depending on where it is being sighted. Pi Yao lives in
the heaven, Pi Xiu lives on earth and Pi Kan lives in the sea.
All of them brings the same blessings and possess the same properties.
Pi Yao is a protective heavenly creature that has one horn, lion-dog
face, hoofs and little wings and a tail. They are best shown sitting
on chinese coins to signify your fortune being protected, thus
making it a wealth enhancer as well. Many people prefer using
Pi Yao over Chi Lin because Pi Yao does not have an anus and only
eats but does not dispose. It has a big and infinite appetite.
For the naturally greedy businessmen and merchants or housewives
out there, if you intend to only have lots of money luck coming
in and ensure the money never be spent, Pi Yao is what you are
looking for. Pi Yao are also known to be very obedient to their
owners as they are loyal in nature.
The Pi Yao provides a minimum of six blessings as follows:
1. Ushers good luck and fortune
2. Generate good feng shui or earth luck
3. Elevating wealth and riches
4. Protects individuals and home
5. Drives away evil, obstacles and hardship
6. Brings windfall luck
In the olden days, Pi Yao was devoted as guardian of homes of
the emperor and high officials. Because of its capabilities to
drive away evil and ushering wealth, it would benefit those earning
a living in the bank, finance companies, foreign exchange markets,
entertainment circle, casinos, business, betting, service industry
and stock market. It brings good luck all year round.
And lastly, the fortune bat has a legendary role. In caverns of
the hills in china are found bats of a thousand years old which
is silverish is color and are fed on stalactites. These bats have
medicinal values and is an important ingredient in chinese herbal
medicines. It normally appears in the summer to bring happiness
and torpid in the winter. Because of its ability to swallow its
own breath, it attains a very long age.
Bat is an auspicious symbol for chinese, it is emblematic of happiness
and longevity. Their symbolic presence are employed in ancient
chinese homes, used together with fortune symbols and carried
by deities like Chung Kwei and Sau Sing Kung to signify wealth.
If you notice, the head of the Ru Yi normally has the shape of
a fortune bat spreading out its wings. They do not signify dracula
like what the west believe. Bat (pronounced as "fook"
in chinese) means prosperity and has the capability to deflect
illnesses or outbreak that that causes unnatural death.
The Ru Yi has many uses and its presence
signifies many blessings of good harvest for individuals and their
1. This Ru Yi can be displayed in wealth corners such as Water
Star #8 corner, Annual Star #8 corner, ones personal sheng chi
direction or the southeast universal wealth corner.
2. Displaying this Ru Yi in the West (family luck corner) not
only enhances ones authority in the family, especially over your
children who are rebellious, but also ensures the family will
enjoy generations of rich lives.
2. Displaying this Ru Yi in the Northwest of your living room
or family room will energize your mentor luck that brings good
harvest in wealth accumulation. This would bring in helpful people
and support from important people in your wealth pursuits.
3. Displaying the Ru Yi in the north sector of your living room
or work desk will improve your career luck and to enable promotional
opportunities that yields good returns in salary. With Pi Yaos
ability to overcome obstacles, it would also help you gather more
support from subordinates and peers, besides having more command
over difficult employees. This would result in wealth improvement.
4. To invite wealth, one can also display this Ru Yi in ones business
desk. Remember that the business desk is the place where one conducts
business and important decisions are made, therefore the "chi"
must be properly enhanced!