Ends Well (Shishiruyi) - LARGE
Material: Earth Material
Dimension(in): 8x2.6x3.2 in
This Ru Yi has the auspicious persimmon
fruits sitting on top. Persimmon is called "shi" in
chinese. Therefore, two persimmons sitting on the ruyi is known
as "shi shi ruyi" which carries the meaning "alls
well ends well". It means all your undertakings, family matters,
projects, encounters, social life, financial status etc. will
be at excellent status throughout the year. Nothing will be restrained
and nothing will hold you back from moving forward if you display
this good luck ornament at home or in the office. It will also
help to prevent you from getting injured, falling ill, facing
unhappiness or meeting with accidents.
What Ru Yi symbolizes and how to
display 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 have 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
Ru Yi has many uses and its presence signifies many blessings:
1. Place the Ru Yi in the West (family luck
corner) to enhance your authority in the family, especially over
your children who are rebellious.
2. Place the Ru Yi in the Northwest of your
living rooms or family rooms to energize your mentor luck. This
would bring in helpful people and support from important people
in your endeavours. It would also enhance your opportunities of
getting a better job through helpful people.
3. Place the Ru Yi in the north sector of
your living room or work desk to improve your career luck and to
enable promotional opportunities. 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.