“A vase atop the tortoise” is a rebus “ping ann kui lai” which expresses the sentiment “safety assured”. The dragon head tortoise represents longevity and uninterupted health since they were believed to live for 10,000 years. Equally auspicious, the sacred fungus or plant of immortality lingzhi in the vase is associated to long life and immortality and was believed to be ta key ingredient in the elixir of immortality. The lingzhi’s medicinal properties were first mentioned in the oldest Chinese herbal manuscript dating back to the Qin and Han Dynasties, Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing (The Deity of Agriculture’s Materia Medica), where it was stated that not only could it cure and prevent disease but also extend life. This stunningly powerful ornament pulverizes all issues related to health, paving you to a stronger and less sickly year. Having great control over viruses, diseases and illnesses it wields its miraculous power, guard against loss of health and loss of life. Incredibly powerful, it wards off the terrible potential for reversal of health. Those who are vulnerable to monthly ill winds and diseases, for example elderly people or people whose zodiac show signs of health issues in the year will require this protective figurine. Some afflictions, pesky stars and evil spirits tend to bring a host of health problems big and small.
Note: This item is energy infused and comes with certificate of authenticity. The pillow below is also inserted with a talisman that incorporates five major taoist incantation. They signify 1. Safety (Ping An), 2. Wealth Flourishing, 3. Protection, 4. Harmony and Security and 5. Anti Disaster/Injury.
What the Dragon Tortoise symbolizes?
The Dragon Tortoise is the divine version of tortoise that combines two of the four celestial animals (Dragon, Phoenix, Tiger and Tortoise) in Feng Shui practice. This wonderful combination produces a harmonized blend of qualities between a Dragon and a Tortoise, namely ambitious and wisdom. This divine creature can live for more than 5000 years and imperishable without food and air. This creature was also said to be the attendant of Pan Ku, the one who chiselled out the world and created everything. It guards the northern quadrant of the heaven and is said to symbolize winter. Hindus and Buddhist believe it symbolizes the universe. Its markings on the shell uncover all the secrets of heaven and star constellations. This traditional symbol is placed in ancient palace to signify peace, steady rule of the country and longevity of the emperor and placed in homes to symbolize high status in life, long life and harmony.
Where to display this figurine?
- Display it in the bedroom for well being and safety and to generate good health, to heal ailments/sickness and to rejuvanate the energy of sick people.
- Display it in the sector afflicted by mountain star#2 or water star#2 according to the Natal Flying Star Chart of your house.
- Display it in the East sector of your living room, family room and dining room for the benefit of the entire family.
- Display it in the sector where the annual Illness Star #2 flies to.