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Pets have not only been a part of human life because of the help that they provide, but also for good luck. Yes, pets have a connection with good luck according to eastern systems of beliefs. Although this is something that is lesser known, there is an entire system of belief that is devoted to the luck which pets bring to homes and to individuals.
Different Systems Of Beliefs
The Indian and Chinese systems of fortune – bringing practices are the most refined and elaborate of the lot. Although both have a lot of differences on the outside, both systems share a common basis and similar threads can be found in both cultures. For example, both Indian, as well as Chinese systems of beliefs, believe that turtles are auspicious and can usher in luck and good fortune. Pets are also assigned according to your zodiac sign as well. Different animals are know to bring in different types of luck for the owner. Both, Chinese as well as Indian systems, believe that in the absence of an actual live animal it is just as lucky to have images and statues of those animals in the house.
What Are Some Animals That Are Considered Lucky Of Kept As Pets?
Dogs: Dogs represent loyalty, protection and good fortune. Dogs are considered to enhance positivity and good fortune around you, besides giving out protective positive vibes. The Chinese often place a pair of dog statues, called Fu, at the entrance of their homes for protection and safety.
Rooster: Roosters very commonly feature in Eastern good luck symbols. Roosters are symbolic of power, and are especially helpful to resolve and prevent issues related to power-play. Roosters or their statues are believed to keep the environment peaceful by reducing power-conflicts, politics, ego clashes and so on.
Cow: Maybe because of their peaceful, demure nature, cows are considered highly auspicious in India. Also, because cows provide milk and a variety of milk products, cows are seen as symbols of well-being, good fortune and all-round happiness.
Turtles: Turtles are another animal that can be kept as pets for good luck. Symbolic of luck in material wealth, longevity and overall success, turtles are widely accepted as good luck symbols and can be widely found in homes as well as business in Eastern cultures.
Good Luck And Directions
The direction in which the lucky animals or their images are frequently present play a key role good luck. For example, a turtle should be kept in the northern side of the house. Ideally, the north and east side are considered auspicious. Dogs or the Fu images can be kept near the door or facing the door, while frogs should be kept facing away from the door and towards wherever you keep most of your wealth.