This Ru Yi has the ginseng root sitting on top. Ginseng is the root of immortality consumed only by the emperors in ancient times. It is able to bring miracles by waking those who are close to death. Ginseng is called “rensheng” in chinese and together with the ruyi, it is called “rensheng ruyi” which carries the meaning a lifetime of safety and immortality. At the head of the ruyi are the bat of immortality with triple fruit of treasures “fuk luk sau” which further brings about a lifetime of all rounded fulfillment in career, wealth and health aspects. This is the best ornament for elderly people to protect them from falling prey to illness and death at an unripe age. It will ensure a life free from mishaps and unsafe events. This is the cure for those whose zodiac are afflicted with the mourning star. In 2008, the rooster will have this star visiting its constellation. Display it in the east.
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.
The Ru Yi has many uses and its presence signifies many blessings:
- Place the Ru Yi in the West (family luck corner) to enhance your authority in the family, especially over your children who are rebellious.
- 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.
- 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.