Budai, Yellow Calcite
Budai or Pu-Tai is a Chinese folkloric deity. His name means "Cloth Sack," and comes from the bag that he is often depicted as carrying. The Budai is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. Many people in the West mistake the image of Budai as being that of Gautama Buddha.
Carved Crystal Budai
~ Yellow Calcite ~
- Laughing Buddhas are symbols of great wealth, happiness and good fortune. Buddhas' belly is said to signify bountiful wealth and prosperity. By stroking it, it is believed to bring much luck and fortune.
- The Laughing Buddhas must always be invited into their new home. By doing this, they will bring positive Chi' and much happiness into the home.
- Always place your Buddhas in a position of honour and respect but never on the floor. They can be placed in any part of your home such as in the living room and in the office but never in the bathrooms and toilets.
Buddhas are particularly useful in the following sectors of your home: Family and Health (East), Mentors and Helpful Friends (North-West) and Wealth and Prosperity (Southeast)
Measurements: Height 42mm x Width 50mm x Depth 25mm
Mineralogy: Iron-containing calcium carbonate
Attributes: Calcite is a powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. Simply having Calcite in the room cleans negative energies from the environment and heightens your energy. Within the body, it removes stagnant energy. The spectrum of colors cleans the physical and subtle bodies. Calcite is an active crystal, speeding up development and growth. This ia a spiritual stone linked to the nigher consciousness that facilitates the opening of higher awareness and psychic abilities, channeling, and out-of-body experiences. It accelerates spiritual development and allows the soul to remember experiences when it returns to the body.
Psychologically, Calcite connects the emotions with the intellect, creating emotional intelligence. Calcite has a positive effect, especially where someone has lost hope or motivation. It combats laziness, aiding in becoming more energetic on all levels.
Mentally, Calcite calms the mind, teaches discernment and analysis stimulates insights, and boosts memory. It facilitates knowing which information is important, and then retaining it. Calcite confers the ability to change ideas into action. It is a useful stone for study.
Calcite alleviates emotional stress and replaces it with serenity. It is a stabilizing stone, enhancing trust in oneself and strengthening the ability to overcome setbacks. On a subtle level, a layout of the appropriate colors of Calcite cleanses, balances, and energizes all the chakras*.
Healing: Calcite cleanses the organs of elimination. It encourages calcium uptake in bones but dissolves calcification's, strengthening the skeleton joints. It alleviates intestinal and skin conditions. Calcite stimulates blood clotting and tissue healing. It fortifies the immune system and can encourage growth in small children. Calcite works quickly as an elixir and can be applied to the skin, ulcers, warts, and suppurating wounds. At a subtle level, Calcite cleans and reenergizes the chakras*.
Extra properties for Yellow Calcite: A great eliminator and stimulates the will. Its energy, especially as an elixir, is uplifting. It enhances meditation, inducing a deep state of relaxation and spirituality and linking to the highest source of spiritual guidance. It stimulates the higher mind. Use at the crown and solar plexus chakras. Golden Calcite has an extremely expansive energy.